This vintage thermometer is advertising the Elsworth & Son Department Store of Holland, New York. There slogan is appropriate for a thermometer; The Highest Degree of Service. This is actually called a Thermo-Scope - Better Than A Thermometer. The back is tin with a gold finish and the front is celluloid or another type of plastic. There is a kick stand so this can be used on a desk as well as an eyelet so it can also be hung on the wall.
It is in very nice condition with minor wear to the gold finish and faint scratches on the front. The thermometer seems to work also. It measures about 3 7/16 in diameter.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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Item ID: 18791