Overview setup for  melting point determination.

The principle components are 1930-60 vintage.

Bunsen gas burner and red rubber  hose

Thiele-Dennis Melting Point Tube filled with oil or sulfuric acid

Mercury stick Thermometer to measure the bath temperature thus sample  melting point

A glass capillary tube holding the sample attached to the thermometer

Magnifier and background plate for enlarging and highlighting the sample as it melts

Support stand tripod base and assorted clamps.

Overall height 32".

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