Hard To Find Intact C. Early 1960'S Barometer Glass Domed Weather Station Manufactured For The Chicago Educational Lab Supplier W.Intact vintage mid-twentieth century space age barometer weather station with glass dome manufactured for the W. Welch scientific company in Chicago, IL. The instrument is enclosed in a clear glass dome, backed by a black bakelite base. The measuring device is made up of a number of intricate copper and gold parts, including a semi-circular barometer for reading atmospheric pressure.
A diminutive gold plaque reads W. Welch scientific company / Chicago at the bottom.
The base of the device is stamped "Germany" with white lettering, and features hardware and two legs for mounting the instrument to a wall or surface. During the time of the gold rush in 1849, Ezekiel H.In 1852, he bought out his partners' share, and renamed his store E. In spite of the total destruction of his store in the great Chicago fire of 1871, Sargent's business prospered. In 1889, Sargent incorporated his business in Illinois. The sale of the drugstore in 1904 and the acquisition of Richards & company, ltd. A New York scientific equipment company, marked Sargent's total commitment to the laboratory supply business. In the years immediately prior to world war I, Sargent established research facilities and manufacturing operations that enabled the company to develop precision instruments.
Sargent's efforts were devoted to manufacturing and supplying laboratory apparatus, chemicals and instruments. In 1941, Sargent became the first laboratory supply company to open a branch warehouse that would better serve a growing chemical industry at the start of world war II. Sargent moved its headquarters from downtown Chicago to a new and modern manufacturing and warehouse facility on the northwest side. Other sales and distribution centers were subsequently opened nationwide. Meanwhile, in 1880 in a one-room country school in Maquoketa, Iowa, W.Welch, a 24 year-old school superintendent, was struggling with the inadequacies of school record keeping systems. It was then that he embarked on one of his first commercial ventures - the development of the nation's first system of awards for school attendance and scholarship including elementary school diplomas. In 1906 welch moved to Chicago and incorporated the W. Four years later, welch acquired the Edward p. With the 1957 launching of sputnik and the 1958 enactment of the national defense education act, federal funds began flowing into the nation's schools at an increasing rate. Welch manufacturing company sales increased dramatically. In 1960, welch changed its name to the welch scientific company, moved its headquarters to Skokie, Illinois and offered its stock to the public the following year.
Sargent company and the welch scientific company merged under the name Sargent-welch scientific company, thereby forming one of the nation's leading suppliers of science education products until 1989. Measures 8 x 6 1/2 and 5 inches in depth.
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