Archives for December 6, 2014

Rare Antique French Aneroid Barometer, working order, ca 1860

These original antique aneroid french barometers don’t show. This one has a lot going for it: beautiful case with putto on. Top, fauns on the sides and scroll work on the bottom.
Also the front has clear. And intact (though slightly stained) enamel plates indicating the various. This piece has been tested and still works: [...]

ANTIQUE J. C. Vickery Alligator Case Barometer Thermometer

It measures 6 1/2″ square and is 2 1/2″ thick. There is some discoloration on the face and alligator case (see photos). The dial is blued and moves freely. The alligator case is framed by metal strips on each corner.
This item does not have the original glass, nor any glass at all. The original [...]