Item - Vintage Wooden Thermometer stamped with advertising for Mercer & Sons Limited of 21 & 23 Northgate, Blackburn, Circa 1920s; the Thermometer is stamped with the advertising details - MERCER & SONS LTD 21 & 23 NORTHGATE BLACKBURN TEL No. 5007 HEATING ENGINEERS - IRONMONGERS - MILL FURNISHERS ETC TEL No. 5007 in Black. The thermometer is hand stamped with the fahrenheit scale only and features indicators for BLOOD HEAT, SUMR HEAT, TEMPERATE and FREEZING.
Maker - Unknown
Type - Advertising Wall Hanger
Circa - 1920s
Construction - Wood
Country of Origin - Unknown (most likely English)
Dimensions - 9" by 1.5"
Weight - 76 gram
Condition - Excellent Used Condition; though it appears that the thermometer has stopped working.......these can be replaced if required......there is no damage to glass at either end......so just appears to be age that has got the better of it!
Other Interesting Points - Mercer & Sons are still in business today and still going strong (http://www.mercer-sons.co.uk/) established in 1840 by Thomas Turner Mercer in the very shop that this thermometer is advertising on Northgate in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.
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