Pocket Compendium, C 1900

Pocket Compendium, C 1900

Stock Number: 380816 ai

€ 295,-


Diameter 5 cm



Country of manufacture


Categories: Scientific, Barometers & Meteorology


A good French nickel plated brass pocket compendium consisting of an aneroid barometer, thermometer with in the middle a compass.  Thermometer is in Centigrade and the needle of the compas can block. Altimeter / barometer ranges from 0 to 3500 meters or pressure from 78 to 50 with Pluie – Beau – Compense. Fully functional and accurate. C 1900

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

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.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.