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A COMPENSATION PENDULUM

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory 2915 Number in the current inventory 107 INSTRUMENT: A COMPENSATION PENDULUM Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Brass, copper, cast iron, iron Size: (140 x 140 x 190) mm State of preservation: Good Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2915 on 26th June 1928 priced at 810 liras. Description:...

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A BALLOON USED TO WEIGH THE AIR

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory 2284 Number in the current inventory 73 INSTRUMENT: A BALLOON USED TO WEIGH THE AIR Age: beginning of twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Glass, brass Dimensions: (Ø 160 x 270) mm State of conservation: Good Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2284 on 26th June 1928 priced at 1,440 liras. Description: The...

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MAELZEL’S METRONOME

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory: 2929 Number in the current inventory: 134 INSTRUMENT: MAELZEL’S METRONOME Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Wood, iron, plumb, paper. Size: (110 x 110 x 225) mm State of conservation: Good (still working). Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2929 on 26th June 1928 priced at 750 liras. Description:...

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THE BOURDON GAUGE

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory 2874 Number in the current inventory 62 INSTRUMENT: THE BOURDON GAUGE Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Brass, iron Size: (86 x 170) mm State of conservation: Good Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2874 on 26th June 1928 priced at 960 liras. Description: The instrument consists of a...

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A MODEL OF STEAM ENGINE

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Thermodynamics

Number in the past inventory 2910 Number in the current inventory 102 INSTRUMENT: A MODEL OF STEAM ENGINE Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Brass, wood, iron, glass, copper, cast iron Size: (293 x 263 x 275) mm State of conservation: Good Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2910 on 10th March 1924, priced at...

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THE LITTLE DEVIL OF CARTESIO

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory / Number in the current inventory / INSTRUMENT: THE LITTLE DEVIL OF CARTESIO Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Glass Size: (220×60) mm State of conservation: Good Information: There is no information regarding this instrument in the old inventory register. Description: The instrument consists of a glass test tube closed hermetically by a flexible membrane. The test tube is partially filled with water and inside it there is ”the little devil”....

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DANIELL’S HYGROMETER

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory 2898 Number in the current inventory 87 INSTRUMENT: DANIELL’S HYGROMETER Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Wood, glass, brass, ether, mercury Size: (Ø 135, high 300) mm State of conservation: Excellent Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2898 on 3rd October 1924 priced at 900 liras. Description: This instrument is a...

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AN ALCHOL BURNING PORTABLE STOVE

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Thermodynamics

Number in the past inventory 2914 Number in the current inventory 106 INSTRUMENT: AN ALCHOL BURNING PORTABLE STOVE AGE: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: metal sheet, fabric, steel Size: (154, Ø60) mm State of conservation: Good Information: The older inventory register, found in the school, said that the instrument was inserted in the inventory with a wrong name “alcohol lamp” on10th March 1924 with the number 2914 priced at 50 liras. Description: The instrument consist of a...

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MAGDEBURG’S HEMISPHERES

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory 3036 Number in the current inventory 264 INSTRUMENT: MAGDEBURG’S HEMISPHERES Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Bronze Size: (120, Ø100) mm State of conservation: Excellent Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register , found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 3036 on 26th June 1928 priced at 900 liras. Description: The instrument consists of two bronze hemispheres with...

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A DOUBLE CONE WITH RUNNER

Posted by on 06-04-2015 in Mechanics

Number in the past inventory 2883                                                                                               Number in the current inventory 72 INSTRUMENT: A DOUBLE CONE WITH RUNNER Age: beginning of the twentieth century Creator: / Materials: Brass, wood Size: (22.6 x 18.6 x 10.5) mm State of conservation: Good Information: From the information contained in the old inventory register, found in the school, the instrument is said to have been added to the inventory with the number 2883 on 26th June 1928 priced at 450 liras. Description: The instrument consists...

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