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What is this?

Dome-shaped, matte gold plastic housing surrounding circular thermometer with clear plastic dial. Dark brown callibration numbers on upper portion of thermometer.

This is a thermostat from United States. It is dated 1953 and we acquired it in 1994. Gift of Honeywell Inc.. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

metal, molded plastic

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4.5 x 8 cm (1 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Honeywell logo, in dark brown, in center of dial; "Honeywell," in dark brown, on lower portion of dial.

This object was designed by Henry Dreyfuss and manufactured by Honeywell, Inc.

This object was donated by Honeywell, Inc.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18648793/ |title=Thermostat, "T86 Round", 1953 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 September 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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