Archives for January 6, 2016

Antique 19th c. J. Casartelli English Barometer

T his is a 19th c. Casartelli barometer/ thermometer measuring 41 in length. It is ornate with mahogany burl veneer. The condition is good considering it’s age. The barometer is not functional as the glass tube is broken inside. There is a small veneer [...]

Rare Miniature Altimeter Barometer Compass Compendium 18 Carat Gold Hallmarked

Offered is an 18 carat gold miniature barometer, altimeter, compass compendium. It is Hallmarked with the sponsor’s mark B&S (probably Barnett & Scott), a Leopards head (for London Assay Office), the date letter Q (1891 – 1892), a crown, and 18. The outside diameter is 32.25-mm (1.25-inches). The [...]