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Vacuum pump by Townson & Mercer

£1250
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Vacuum pump by Townson & Mercer

£1250

A Tate's double acting vacuum pump by Townson & Mercer, of Bishopsgate, London. circa 1890.

With glass bell jar, 7 inch diameter.

Width: 60 cm.

Depth: 24 cm.

 

Literature: 

Catalogue of chemical apparatus and pure chemicals sold by Townson & Mercer. 1888. Page: 228.

Nineteenth-century Scientific Instruments, Gerard L'Estrange Turner, 1893. Page 101.

 

Townson & Mercer, 89 Bishopsgate Street Within, London. Established 1798.

Thomas Turner Tate (1807 - 1888). invented his pattern of a double piston air pump in 1856.