Wonderful wooden piece of old world original craftsmanship that is perfect for decor. Lead plates on the back hold in place the weather instruments and it has 260 stamped into the wooden base. The R and C stands for Reaumur and Celsius. The Reaumur scale was a common scale until the mid 19th century in northern Europe. Text is in Danish and Vesterbrogade is on the outskirts of Copenhagen. Measures approximately 23 inches high by 12 inches wide. The item “Pre 1930 hand carved black Danish Barometer” is in sale since Wednesday, September 02, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Barometers”. The seller is “holmesometer” and is located in Austin, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.