Archives for November 30, 2014

Early etched glass house thermometer with original copper mounts VINTAGE OLD

Antique thermometer mounted on a thick piece of beveled and etched glass. Thermometer tube is filled with blue alcohol that has filled the tube as seen in pics. Does not read accurately. Experts in c1900 thermometers may know how to remedy this. Thermometer is 7 3/4 inches tall. Has original copper mounting brackets. These are [...]

Holosteric Barometer US Coast Guard Signed John Bliss & Co C. 1891-1898

Coast guard, signed john bliss & co. New york, made in france on inside round plate. This scientific instrument is housed in its original box. It has a brass body with brass inner components. John bliss & co: n. Located at 128 front street, ca. Advertised as chronometer maker. The barometer is listed in the [...]