Negretti & Zambra - London. Fine quality and unusual 19th Century oak-cased Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer - No. 616.
Negretti & Zambra - London. Fine quality and unusual 19th Century oak-cased Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer - No. 616.
Negretti & Zambra - London. Fine quality and unusual 19th Century oak-cased Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer - No. 616.

Negretti & Zambra - London. Fine quality and unusual 19th Century oak-cased "Admiral Fitzroy's Storm Barometer" - No. 616.

c. 1870 London

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Good quality and unusual 19th Century honey-oak cased ‘Admiral Fitzroy’s Storm Barometer’ - No. 616 - in essentially original condition. The porcelain barometer plates bearing rack-and-pinion operated vernier and signed by the makers. Inset mercury Fahrenheit thermometer. Both plates protected by bevelled glass. The original concealed wide-bore barometer tube terminating in rectilinear cistern cover.


Negretti & Zambra were the foremost Scientific Instrument makers of the latter 19th and early 20th Centuries, producing a large volume of precision instruments. This type of barometer was produced at public expense primarily for Life-boat Stations and hence was assembled entirely using brass screws.
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