Archives for January 10, 2018

Pocket Barometer, Cased, Edward & Sons, 1910, Good Condition

A gilt brass pocket barometer/altimeter by Edward & Sons, Glasgow, with original case. It is 2 inches (50 mm) in diameter and in good working order, passing the’plastic bag test’. The original lacquer is intact showing only small losses here and there. The silvered dial is remarkably clean and [...]

Antique c1860 CORTI Burlwood Banjo Wall Barometer Thermometer with Level INLAID

Antique circa 1860 CORTI of Glasgow Burlwood Banjo Wall Wheel Barometer Thermometer with Fluid filled Level at bottom. Gorgeous burlwood and lovely INLAY all around this beautiful barometer! Beautiful silvered face dial no damage! ; Thermometer (fluid filled) and dry/damp gauge at the top. Wonderful Swan neck pediment [...]

Antique Pocket Barometer, Altimeter, Dollond of London, circa 1870

Antique pocket barometer/altimeter, by Dollond of London. Pressure readings appear accurate – working calibration screw on back. Plastic bag pressure tested & works perfectly with excellent pointer reaction under pressure. Minimal losses to gold color – presents nicely. Some discoloration to altitude portion of dial face (see photos). Glass in excellent condition. Blue [...]