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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 [...]

Dollond London Antique brass Barometer 6 1/4 beveled thick glass working

Dollond London Antique brass Barometer 6 1/4 beveled thick glass working. An antique barometer made by Dollond London. Measures 6 1/4 inches across and has a depth of 3 inches. Beautiful beveled thick glass has no chips but it does have a few minor scratches. I note the dial is discolored – should have an [...]

Antique POCKET BAROMETER ALTIMETER 1865 DOLLOND London CASE Original, IT WORKS

Ten days prior to photographing this Dollond of London pocket barometer/altimeter, I set it to the current barometric pressure, at the same time adjusting the elevation to 633 feet above sea level, which is correct for my front porch. I’d have set it at 642 feet, but I didn’t want [...]