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Pressure Gauge - Bourdon Type, 1-4 psi, Russel & Glover, Melbourne, circa 1940s Object Reg. No: ST 022142

Summary:
Bourdon pressure gauge, scale graduated in lbs. per square inch.

1 psi is approximately 6.9 kPa.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: gauges, mechanical engineering
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Engineering Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Secondary Classification: Instruments
Tertiary Classification: pressure gauges
Inscriptions: Marked on dial "BOURDON'S PRESSURE GAUGE. RUSSEL & GLOVER, MAKERS, MELBOURNE.".
Manufacturer: Russel & Glover, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1940s
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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