Antique aneroid barometer “william cary” 7 pall mall london compensated 1297. William cary aneroid barometer, the silvered dial with altitude. Blue steeled pointer, branded ’surveying aneroid. Compensated 1297, cary, 7 pall. Mall, london’, brass watch style case with scale. Provided for ernest shackleton’s british. Numbered 1322 and was recently offered for. London – 30th march [...]
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ANTIQUE POCKET COMPASS AND BAROMETER/ALTIMETER
This item is a unique instrument containing a compass and barometer that unscrew so both can be used at the same time. It is approximately 2″ diameter and 1″ think when it is together. The compass has a dampener. Unfortunately the barometer no longer works.
There is no makers name so it’s hard to know [...]