LOT 0215 Est R300 to R600 – An Early 20th Century English Brass Sugar Boiler Thermometer


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Maker: W.J. Bush & Co Ltd, London 1850 -1966 plank-shaped brass panel with incised & engraved temperature markings & inscribed with the stages of the caramelisation of sugar – Boiling to Crack, fitted with a riveted brass hoop carry-handle & securely mounted mercury filled glass thermometer tube (Length: 42cm) PLUS a spare glass thermometer mercury filled tube (With original box) (Age wearing & oxidation evident) Note: W. J. Bush and Co is credited with being England’s first maker of flavourings and essences. Reference: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/W._J._Bush_and_Co