Maximum and minimum thermometers. Set in small wooden case. Used on Ernest H. Shackleton's Antarctic expedition, 1914-1917. Made by Cary, London. Pre 1914.

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Two thermometers in wooden mounts encased in wooden box with puple felt lining. One thermometer (No 37215) is calibrated to minus 30 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit; the other (No. 38821) is calibrated to minus 70 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Each thermometer has two small loops on the back.

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