A 1853 Patent Spirit Analyzer by Joseph Long – Winery/Brewery Tool

A 1853 Patent Spirit Analyzer by Joseph Long – Winery/Brewery Tool

480 Euro

Rare set from the mid 19th century. Signed and well preserved


Case size 34 x 20 x 12 cms circa



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Physics & Chemistry, Scales Weights & Measures


A rare spirit analyzer ”for ascertaining the quantity of Alcohol in wines, cordials etc” made by Joseph Long in London, ”in accordance with the Treasury order of July 12, 1853″ 
The tool is well preserved and could be used for all kind of spirits, wines and beer. Brass still with glass baker (missing the original rubber tube), brass hydrometer and glass containers (missing  one hydrometer weight). Boxwood sliding thermometer and proof rule.  The instrument are stored inside their original mahogany case with ivory maker label on the lid. The lock needs attention and could be restored. Case size 34 x 20 x 12 cms circa. 

Well preserved and rare laboratory instrument
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