This thermometer contains an alcohol-based liquid and does not contain mercury. The color is superb on this fine piece. It measures 16 1/2" x 4 1/4" wide. It is in very good condition with beautiful deep color and no dents.It has minor to moderate scratches, see pictures. See description above for further info on the condition. The item "Vintage Nu-Grape Soda Thermometer Sign Antique Juice Signs Soda Cola Pop 9212" is in sale since Monday, February 02, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Soda\Other Soda Memorabilia". The seller is "*miliki*" and is located in Red Oak, Iowa. This item can be shipped worldwide.