John Davis & Son - London & Derby. Impressively large and very rare Marine Aneroid barometer – 13 inches [33cm] in diameter.
John Davis & Son - London & Derby. Impressively large and very rare Marine Aneroid barometer – 13 inches [33cm] in diameter.

John Davis & Son - London & Derby. Impressively large and very rare Marine Aneroid barometer – 13 inches [33cm] in diameter.

c. 1870 London

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Impressive and very rare Marine Aneroid Barometer – 13 inches [33cm] in diameter. The engraved, silvered brass dial, signed by the makers, and bearing curved mercury Fahrenheit thermometer.
c1870

Apprenticed to his uncle Gabriel in Leeds, Davis set up his business in Derby in 1830, specialising increasingly in mining instruments. The firm flourished well into the 20th Century.


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