Pocket Thermometer By Courvoisier & Compagnie flag

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" Pocket Thermometer By Courvoisier & Compagnie"
Rare silver bimetallic thermometer, fine enamel dial with graduations in Fahrenheit and Reaumur and indications "Degrés du chaud" et "Degrés du froid à Paris" and common references for temperatures "Glace, Oranger, Tempéré, Serres Chaud, Chambre Malade, Vers à Soye, Bains, Chaleur. Humaine, Sénegal, Sirie" and very high and low temperatures from the past, 1753 (+30 R), 1788 (-18 R), 1709 (-17 R), 1776 (-15 R), 1740 (-10 R)
Courvoisier & Comp established in 1811. Louis Courvoisier's second wife was Julie Houriet, a niece of Jacques Frédéric Houriet, who was the inventor of the bimetallic thermometer.
Price: 6500 €
Artist: Courvoisier & Comp
Period: 19th century
Style: Consulat, Empire
Condition: Excellent condition

Material: Sterling silver
Diameter: 58 mm

Reference: 696883
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