This solid brass thermometer will accurately give you temperature readings in dual Fahrenheit and Celsius scale. The brass is antiqued in a light honey shade, which it would have turned to over time. It is a great addition outside your window where you can just peek out and tell the temperature. Can be used indoors or outdoors. Size is 7.5 inches tall x 1.50 inches in diameter. It is guaranteed to last a lifetime and will add beauty to your window, wall or even your fence for display. It is proudly made in the USA. Makes a great gift for someone who has almost everything.