A Fine Quality, Cased,19th Century, Desk Travelling Aneroid Barometer, By Negretti & Zambra, London. C1890

A Fine Quality, Cased,19th Century, Desk Travelling Aneroid Barometer, By Negretti & Zambra, London. C1890

Stock Number: 20191119

£255 GBP

Offered for Sale is this late 19th Century, Antique, Desk Travelling Aneroid Barometer. Manufactured in brass, polished to a fine quality, smooth, unblemished finish. By Negretti & Zambra, London, in a fine quality Burgandy coloured case. C1890

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Circa

C 1890

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Navigational instruments, Barometers & Meteorology

Description

Offered for Sale is this late 19th Century, Antique, Desk Travelling Aneroid Barometer. Manufactured in brass, polished to a fine quality, smooth, unblemished finish.  To the top is a white faced Dial, clearly graduated to the circumference, 23-31 inches, “Negretti & Zambra/London”, “Stormy to Very Dry”, an indicator, and an adjustable set needle. In working order. There is glass face, which can be removed on a screw fit Bezel.  To the reverse, is an indicator screw adjuster.  O/a diameter 2-3/4 inches.   Contained in a fine quality, wooden and lined, Lidded Case, covered in fine Burgandy coloured, Morroco leather….diameter 3-1/4 inches.   C 1880.

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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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