This is a wood mounted The Brownell Co. of Dayton Ohio from the U.S Gauge Co. in NY. Brownell and Co. dates back to late 1800’s. They specilized in making steam engines, boilers and sawmills. U.S. Gauge was founded in 1904 nd since has been a manufacturer of air pressure and temperature sensing gauges and instruments for national and international markets.
The housing on this rare piece is solid brass and cast iron. The main housing measures about 10 inches wide. The mounting frame has three mounting holes. It is mounted to a custom made decorative wood mount which is 14 inches long by 13 1/4 inches wide. When mounted to the wall, this pressure gauge will extend out from the mounting surface by about 3 inches. It weights 10.3 Pounds. The glass on the top of the dial measures about 8 inches wide. The dial reads “The Brownell Co.”,” Dayton, Ohio”, “U.S Guage Co. N.Y”, “Made in U.S.A.”, and “8 1/2 AD-427”. The dial reads reads up to 30. The connection point for the source being measured is made of brass. inches.
This is a very versatile item. It will be of interest for a broad range of designers – Steam Punk to nautical design in mind.
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