A Early 20th Century English 8 Day Display Barograph, By James Lucking C1925

A Early 20th Century English 8 Day Display Barograph, By James Lucking C1925

Stock Number: 20191126A


Offered for sale, is an English made, 8 day Barograph, by James Lucking & Co/Birmingham/Leicester/Worcester. With 8 Bellows, 8 Day Clockwork Mechanism. In working order. C1925


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C 1925

Categories: Scientific, Barometers & Meteorology


Offered for sale, is an English made, 8 day Barograph. It consists of a metal frame, with a mounted scribe arm, with an inked tip. This is controlled by 8 bellows, activated by changes in the Atmospheric pressure. The main vertical cylinder is clockwork, with removable lid, giving access to the 8 day wind up clockwork turning mechanism.  This cylinder is dressed with  standard 8 day Barograph chart, which is changed every week. There is a small phial, containing the slow drying ink, used by the scribe tip. Inscribed to the main frame …James Lucking & Co/Birmingham/Leicester/Worcester.   All mounted on a dark hardwood base with 4 rounded feet, measuring ..14 inches [ 36 cms] X 8.25 inches [21 cms] X 7.5 inches [ 19 cms].   All protected with a removable hardwood framed, glass cover. The glass is to all 4 sides, and the top, giving a clear view to all the interior.  In working order, and  complete with a pack of spare Chart papers.   James Lucking was a prolific manufacturer of Scientific Instruments from the early 2oth Century.

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GB Millais Antiques

I have been interested in scientific instruments since my grammar school days in the 1950s then university at Guys Hospital, London, where I qualified in 1961, and then working as a Dental Surgeon, until retirement from that profession, in 2004.. My antiques business was set up 45 years ago, having followed in 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, Binoculars, especially of the German and British Naval forces of the 2nd WW, general 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.

To contact me by email, my primary address is ..geoff@millaisantiques.co.uk, but in order to reach my electronic devices, namely my iPhone/iPad, please either Cc, or direct to them, via my secondary email ... millaisantiques75@gmail.com

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