Gimbal-mounted Antique Marine Stick Barometer
Gimbal-mounted Antique Marine Stick Barometer
Gimbal-mounted Antique Marine Stick Barometer
Gimbal-mounted Antique Marine Stick Barometer
Gimbal-mounted Antique Marine Stick Barometer

Gimbal-mounted Antique Marine Stick Barometer

c. 1870 Kent

Offered by Carlton Clocks Ltd.

£2,250 gbp
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A nice example of a c.1870 rosewood stick barometer with square moulded pediment, mounted on brass gimbals.

The ivory register plates are protected by a beveled glass, and are signed for WOODRUFF, NEW BRIDGE, DOVER. The weather indications are "fair", "change", "rain" and "stormy". There is a single vernier operated by a wooden key and rackwork.

The trunk is mounted with a wooden-cased mercury thermometer graded in degrees Fahrenheit.

The brass-cased cistern at the base adds protection, and additional weight to keep the barometer vertical whilst at sea.

The barometer can be hung on a wall or mounted on the gimbals.
It is currently in unrestored original condition, the brasswork to be polished and lacquered to suit the required look.
Woodruff (W. C. & C. of Dover) appears in the 1855 PO Directory of Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex & Surrey trade directory at 192 Snargate Street, Dover.
Excerpts from the Dover Express newspaper in 1867 has W. & O. WOODRUFF, WATCHMAKERS, JEWELLERS, SILVERSMITHS, AND OPTICIANS, at 2, NEW BRIDGE STREET, DOVER.
Dimensions
Height 37.00 inch (93.98 cm)
Width 5.75 inch (14.60 cm)
Depth 6.50 inch (16.51 cm)
Stock Code
Ck4
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