Organic Chemistry Kit with Original Case

Object Name: 
Organic Chemistry Kit with Original Case

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Object Name: 
Organic Chemistry Kit with Original Case
Accession Number: 
2011.4.55
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.4 cm, W: 37.5 cm, D: 27 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
probably 1970-1989
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc
Primary Description: 
Colorless glass, enamel, black vinyl, cardboard, metal, plastic, foam, mercury, paper. Blown, hot-worked, enameled, and acid etched glass; assembled. (a) Colorless graduated glass tube with white enameled inscriptions, white plastic threaded insert with two blue plastic knobs, one white plastic spacer, and one blue plastic threaded washer. (b) Colorless double-walled glass tube with white enameled inscriptions and two short hot-worked cylindrical ribbed openings on main body. (c) Colorless double-walled glass tube with white enameled inscriptions and one short hot-worked cylindrical ribbed opening on main body. (d) Colorless glass stopper-shaped tube with white enameled inscriptions. (e) Colorless sealed stopper-shaped tube with both pressed inscriptions. (f) Colorless hollow glass ball with cylindrical neck opening and white enameled inscriptions. (g) Colorless hollow glass ball with three cylindrical neck openings and white enameled inscriptions. (h) Colorless hollow glass ball with cylindrical neck opening and white enameled inscriptions. (i) Colorless glass tube with ball-shaped bulge in middle and white enameled inscriptions. (j) Colorless glass tube with bent tube arm and white enameled inscriptions. (k) Colorless glass double-walled tube with white enameled inscriptions. One end of tube closed and other end terminates with narrow bent tube with ribbed end. One short hot-worked cylindrical ribbed opening near bent tube. (l) Colorless glass T-shaped tube with white enameled inscriptions. (m) Colorless glass mercury thermometer with brown enameled inscriptions, white glass loop at top and accompanying plastic tube container with white plastic end-caps and white paper caution insert that reads, "CAUTION / This thermometer contains a hazardous material, mercury, and may break if subjected to an immediate thermal shock in excess of 120°C. / For applications where a thermal shock in excess of 125°C is to be made the thermometer must be slowly preheated to within 125°C of the temperature of the solution or atmosphere to which it will be subjected. / 3/15/79 CORNING". (n) Dark gray rubber gasket. (o) Colorless glass T-shaped tube with white enameled inscriptions and one sealed end. (p) Colorless glass T-shaped tube with white enameled inscriptions. (q) Black vinyl-covered cardboard box with hinged lid, two brass-colored clasps, and handle. Box outfitted with grayish-green plastic tray and two black foam inserts specially cut to hold each component of chemistry set.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Source
2011-07-15
Inscription: 
/40 / PYREX ® / USA / No. 6383-A / 100 / ml / 90 / 80 / 70 / 60 / 50 / 40 / 30 / 20 / 10 / PYREX ® / PS 3
inscription
Enameled (a)
WORCESTER / ROCHDALE / MASS
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Stamped (q) on each clasps' arms
/40 / PYREX ® / USA / No. 9420
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Enameled (c)
PYREX ® / USA / No. 8821 //40
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Enameled (d)
/40 / PYREX ® / USA / PYREX ® / USA / No. 2401 //40
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Enameled (b)
CORNING / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY KIT
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Stamped (q) lid
/40 / PYREX ® / USA / 100 ml / PYREX ® / USA / No. 4320
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Enameled (f)
/40 / PYREX ® / USA
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Enameled (g) on each of the necks
250 ml / PYREX ® / USA / 5
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Enameled (g) on body
/40 / PYREX ® / USA / 500 ml / PYREX ® / USA / 7
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Enameled (h)
PYREX ® / USA / No. 7805 //40
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Enameled (i)
/40 / PYREX ® / USA / PYREX ® / USA / No. 8950 //40
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Enameled (j)
PYREX ® / USA / No. 2490 //40
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Enameled (k)
/40 / PYREX ® / USA
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Enameled (l) on each of the necks
PYREX ® / USA / No. 9021 //40
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Enameled (l) on body
10 / 0 / 12 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 50 / 60 / 70 / 80 / 90 / 100 / 110 / 120 / 130 / 140 / 150 / 160 / 170 / 180 / 190 / 200 / 210 / 220 / 230 / 240 / 250 / 260 / 270 / 280 / 290 / 300
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Enameled (m)
76mm 1mm Corning USA
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Enameled (m)
/40 / PYREX ® / USA
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Enameled (o) on each of the necks
PYREX ® / USA / No. 9601
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Enameled (o) on body
/40 / PYREX ® / USA
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Enameled (p) on each of the necks
PYREX ® / USA / No. 9021 / $24/40
inscription
Enameled (p) on body
24/40
stamp
Stamped (e)
C
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Stamped (e)
CORNING Labware & Equiptment (1997) illustrated, p. 286;