Ended 30 April 2024
Sikes's Hydrometer Late 19th Century & Hydrometer Table Book Maker To The Revenue Memorabilia
Sikes's Hydrometer Late 19th Century & Hydrometer Table Book Maker To The Revenue Memorabilia Sikes's Hydrometer Late 19th Century & Hydrometer Table Book Maker To The Revenue Memorabilia
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Lot 183530

Sikes's Hydrometer Late 19th Century & Hydrometer Table Book Maker To The Revenue Memorabilia

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Currency Estimate

EUR €753.28

Lot Information

Memorabilia

Scotland

Sikes Auction

Memorabilia Auction

Memorabilia Auction

Description

This lot contains a complete Sikes's Hydrometer set, Maker to the Revenue of the United Kingdom, and a Hydrometer Table book. We estimate produced this was produced in the late 19th century,

Bartholomew Sikes (died 1803) was an officer in the employ of HM Excise who in the late 18th century who perfected this device by which the alcoholic content of a liquid could be measured by ascertaining the specific gravity of a liquid.

The set contains a hydrometer, set of weights and thermometer.

This Sikes's Hydrometer Late 19th Century & Hydrometer Table Book sold at our online auction for £625

Condition

Please see images for condition. Note general wear.

The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.

Approx. shipping weight

1.50kg
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