Dollond - London.  Unusual  ‘Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer' – No. 5017.

Dollond - London. Unusual ‘Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer' – No. 5017.

c. 1890 London

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Unusual ‘Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer – Issued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’ – No. 5017 – with painted porcelain dial displaying Admiral Fitzroy’s “remarks” for prevailing weather conditions. Protected by bevelled glass.
c1890


“Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometers” were specifically manufactured ,to this standard design, at Admiral Fitzroy’s behest, for the Board of Trade, by Dollond and Negretti & Zambra, and sold to masters of fishing vessels, initially for 5 shillings [25p]
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