Archives for November 11, 2015

Vintage Marine Barometer Mrk. 2 by Negretti & Zambra

Vintage marine barometer MK. 1542 by Negretti & Zambra. Heavy brass construction with gimbal. Thermometer has a adjustable scale for correcting pressure readings due to temperature. Displays pressure in metric. Missing glass tube covering pressure scale does not affect functionality. Otherwise great original condition. Measures 36″ tall and stands [...]

Rare 19th c. Naudet Holosteric Barometer, made in Paris for Wall & Ochs, Phila

This antique barometer is in a well-used brass case with a beveled glass face and brass loop for hanging. It measures 4 ¾ inches in diameter by 2 1/8 deep and is similar to one in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History collection. They state that theirs was donated by the U. [...]

19th Century Scientific Stick Barometer Negretti & Zambra (c1850)

This beautiful antique stick barometer was manufactured by Negretti and Zambra between 1850 and 1859. It was distributed at their first address of 1 Hatton Garden & 59 Cornhill, London. This marking is clearly identified in the upper gage of the instrument. In addition, the number 107 and [...]