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Hardware/ household

Hardware/ household
Hardware/ household
Plastic, glass
3 3/4 x 8 x 1/4 in.
A flat plastic thermometer shaped like a grandfather clock with a staircase and banister behind printed at the bottom "Home Fuel Oil Co./ UNion 3-5000/ Union City, N.J./ Sales-Oil Burners-Service". In the center of the clock where the pendulum would be is a glass alcohol thermometer on a small gold metal plate with scales in Celsius and Farhenheit degrees. In the face of the clock instead of hands is a blue-gray fuzzy disk that indicates humidity surrounded by the words "Weather Prophet/ Rosy Pink-Rain; Blue-Fair and Dry; Bluish Pink-Change".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group