Thermocouple temperature gauge, metal/ glass/ paint, used at Farmer and Co/ Grace Bros Sydney, Ether Ltd, England, c 1950

Made by Ether Ltd in Birmingham, England, C1950.

Thermocouple temperature gauge (1), metal/glass/paint, Ether Ltd, used at Farmer and Co/Grace Bros Sydney city store, corner of George and Market Streets, England, c.1950.

Thermocouple temperature gauge, Ether Ltd, used at Farmer and Co/Grace Bros Sydney city store, made in England, c.1950. Rectangular metal box painted black with horizontal glass-fronted gauge marked from 0 to 1200 degrees F. Below the gauge is a dial that can be turned to any of four positions. The attached thermocouple woul...

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Thermocouple temperature gauge (1), metal/glass/paint, Ether Ltd, used at Farmer and Co/Grace Bros Sydney city store, corner of George and Market Streets, England, c.1950.

Thermocouple temperature gauge, Ether Ltd, used at Farmer and Co/Grace Bros Sydney city store, made in England, c.1950. Rectangular metal box painted black with horizontal glass-fronted gauge marked from 0 to 1200 degrees F. Below the gauge is a dial that can be turned to any of four positions. The attached thermocouple would have been placed in one of the four cylinders of the Mirrlees diesel engine that was installed in the same room as the McLaren engine included in this acquisition. Labelled: Ether multipoint indicator; Ether Ltd, Erdington, Birmingham; Stevenson's Patent No 424694; type RSI 7/6; automatic cold junction compensated.

Dimensions

300 mm
350 mm
200 mm

Production

Made by Ether Ltd at Birmingham, England.

The Mirrlees engine was probably contemporary with the McLaren, so the gauge probably dates from the 1950s.
Ether Ltd C1950

History

Used at the Sydney city store of Farmer and Co, on the corner of George and Market Streets, which later became Grace Bros.

Owned originally by Farmer and Co, then Grace Bros, and finally Coles Myer Pty Ltd.
Coles Myer Ltd

Source

Gift of Coles Myer Pty Ltd, 1997
20 March, 1997

Cite this Object

Thermocouple temperature gauge, metal/ glass/ paint, used at Farmer and Co/ Grace Bros Sydney, Ether Ltd, England, c 1950 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 June 2017, <https://ma.as/158906>
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