This is an original late 19th century (1800s) compensated aneroid barometer. The piece has a diameter of 4 9/16″, with a depth of 2″. The case is crafted from brass with a beveled glass crystal. The case shows typical patination associated with age. It is free of any splits or dents.

The brass bezel turns freely retaining the inner small needle that gets set to the pointer between readings. The face reads, compensated a. It shows the air pressure delineated in inches from 24 to 31 and altitute from 0 to 7000 feet. The face is soiled around the edge.

The crystal is in good condition being free of any cracks or chips. The rear adjustment screw moves with ease. The barometer is in fine working order. It’s currently adjusted for 60 feet.

It has been keeping the correct barometric pressure for the last week. Additionally, the piece was pressure tested it in a plastic bag, the pointer responded correctly. The barometer is surprisingly heavy given its size. If the item description appears to be cut-off or lacking words from the right side, please cut and paste the paragraph into notepad, wordpad, or the like, to see the complete description. Please contact me for details.

Thank you for taking the time to look. The item “19TH CENTURY (1800s) T. REYNOLDS COMPENSATED ANEROID BAROMETER, LONDON, WORKS” is in sale since Monday, August 11, 2014. This item is in the category “Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Barometers”. The seller is “timeforgot1″ and is located in Bremen, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.

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