A Substantial, Antique, Leather Cased, 19th Century, Large, Green Anodised  Brass, Aneroid Barometer, By Cary Pall Mall London

A Substantial, Antique, Leather Cased, 19th Century, Large, Green Anodised Brass, Aneroid Barometer, By Cary Pall Mall London

Stock Number: 20171126

£650.00 GBP

Offered for Sale is a very Fine, Antique,  large, Dark Green, Anodized Brass, Aneroid Barometer.     It is substantial, with an o/a diameter of 5 inches, and a glass fronted face of 4-1/4 inch diameter.    The o/a depth is 2 inches.  The  inner aspect of the white enamelled face, has a diameter of  2-3/4 inches, and is clearly marked to the upper aspect ."Surveying Aneroid/Compensated/1412", and to the lower aspect.."CARY/7 Pall Mall/London".  The Outer peripheral aspect is in 3 parts, the inner graduated  26 inches to 31 inches, the middle aspect  0 - 5000 feet. Complete with it's original close fitted leather carrying case.

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Circa

C 1870-80

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Barometers & Meteorology

Description

Offered for Sale is a very Fine, Antique,  large, Dark Green, Anodized Brass, Aneroid Barometer.     It is substantial, with an o/a diameter of 5 inches, and a glass fronted face of 4-1/4 inch diameter.    The o/a depth is 2 inches.  The  inner aspect of the white enamelled face, has a diameter of  2-3/4 inches, and is clearly marked to the upper aspect .“Surveying Aneroid/Compensated/1412“, and to the lower aspect..”CARY/7 Pall Mall/London”.  The Outer peripheral aspect is in 3 parts, the inner graduated  26 inches to 31 inches, the middle aspect  0 – 5000 feet, and the outer aspect  freely rotates, controlled  by a knurled edged brass screw, situated to the Top and Side of the body.   This outer aspect is blank, except for the word “Ascent” and a segment of graduations, numbered 0 -5-10.. Also, situated to the top aspect of the body, is a swivelling magnifier , fitted to a brass pillar.  The o/a condition is excellent, with a fine smooth anodised green finish, with minor marks to it’s base.       The glass cover is intact and clear, and there is a fine, central indicating needle. To the base, there are 2 small access holes, for adjusting the needle and the outer segment.  Complete with it’s original close fitted, leather carrying case, in excellent condition, intact stitching, tabs, buckle, and shoulder sling. C1870-80

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GB Millais Antiques

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I have been interested in scientific instruments since my grammar school days, university , and then working as a DentalSurgeon, until retirement from that profession, twelve years ago. My antiques business was set up 37 years ago, having followed the footsteps of my father. Throughout this time I have dealt in scientific instruments, mainly of a military connection. This includes military instruments, microscopes, compasses, Nauticalia, Telescopes, large and small, and optical items and even writing cases.

I attend the Science Fair in,London, and other Antique Fairs, especially the IACF Fairs, at Ardingly, West Sussex, The "Military Odyssey" at Detling, Kent, and occasionaly,the Bisley Fairs, and Birmingham, at the NMM.

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