Marine Barograph – Watson, Wardens & Co, London, ca 1920

Marine Barograph – Watson, Wardens & Co, London, ca 1920

Stock Number: NM.4-34

E 725,=

Attractive English eight days marine barograph in mahogany case with two windows.

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Maritime, Navigational instruments, Other Maritime Antiques

Description

Attractive English eight days marine barograph in mahogany case with two windows. The mecanics are made of brass and stainless steel, with seven stage bellows. The instrument is signed and numbered on the bottom plate. In working order and complete with key, violet ink in glass inkwell,  graphic paper and a reserve pointer with arm in the drawer on the side. With personalised presentation plaque tot he base:

 

PRESENTED BY THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL
OF THE METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
TO CAPTAIN R. G. HOLLINGDALE
IN RECOGNITION OF HIS VALUABLE METEOROLOGICAL WORK AT SEA
1938 – 1970

Date: ca. 1910
HWL case: 20x31x15,5 cm   (8x12x6 in)
Signed: Watson, Warden & Co, No 5292/45/55
Origin: England
Condition: perfect

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NL ARCHIPEL International Maritime Gallery

Welcome to the catalogue of Archipel International Maritime Gallery, specialist in nautical antiques and collectables.
Archipel International Maritime Galery in the Netherlands, sets itself to maritime objects, globes and sea charts of before 1900. The managing director worked as officer with the mercantile marine and the Royal Navy. As curator he was connected to one of the University Museums in the Netherlands. As seaman and curator he has a lot of knowledge of naval history. The entire Archipel collection can be found at the site Archipel-img.com.

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