Dutch J.A.M. Bekking Aneroïde Barometer. C 1870

Dutch J.A.M. Bekking Aneroïde Barometer. C 1870

Stock Number: 381003 d

€ 375,-


Diameter 17 cm


C !870

Country of manufacture


Categories: Scientific, Barometers & Meteorology


A Dutch Holosteric (Anoroid) Barometer by Retailer J.A.M. Blekking ( 1826-1906) Rotterdam. The silver dial in a brass case gives the following scale from 63 to 80 with the text from “STORM – V. Regen – R. wind – VERANDERLIJK – Mooi W. Bestendig – ZEER DROOG”. On the back you find the signature of manufacture: PHNB which means Paul,Hulot, Naudet et Cie Barometers. The were very fine instrument makers. Diameter 17 cm and 5 cm depth.

Bekking made and sold scientific instruments. He worked from Rotterdam (Boerenvischmarkt 9). He gave several speeches for the “Vereeninging tot Bevordering van Fabrieks- en Handwerknijverheid” on electrical developments. Made physical and electrical instruments.

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Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

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