Vintage Factory Barometer, English, Oak, Banjo, Official, Factory Act 1937

Vintage Factory Barometer, English, Oak, Banjo, Official, Factory Act 1937

Stock Number: 18.5828

£695

This is a vintage factory barometer. An English, oak banjo barometer, officially marked in compliance with the Factory Act 1937 and dating to circa 1940.

Dimensions

Max Width: 32.5cm (12.75'') ~ Max Depth: 7.5cm (3'') ~ Max Height: 98.5cm (38.75'')

Circa

Circa 1940

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Barometers & Meteorology

Description

Our Stock # 18.5828

This is a vintage factory barometer. An English, oak banjo barometer, officially marked in compliance with the Factory Act 1937 and dating to circa 1940.

 ~ Select oak displays fine grain interest and a desirable aged patina

 ~ Original glass in good order and of bright optics

 ~ Ornate foliate carvings decorate the banjo style case

 ~ Crafted in accordance with the Factory Act 1937 Section 3, which governed workplace temperatures

 ~ Features a generous main dial diameter of 19.5cm (7.75″)

 ~ Second hand useful for adjusting to show changes in conditions

 ~ Clearly legible, monotone annotations well suited to official use

 ~ Temperature scale displays in Fahrenheit, and highlights the mandated ambient of 60 degrees

This is a fascinating vintage factory barometer with true collector appeal. Delivered polished and ready for the home.

Dimensions:
Max Width: 32.5cm (12.75”)
Max Depth: 7.5cm (3”)
Max Height: 98.5cm (38.75”)

 

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