Patrick Adie - London.  Good quality brass cased ‘Kew-Pattern’ Marine Stick Barometer – No 331
Patrick Adie - London.  Good quality brass cased ‘Kew-Pattern’ Marine Stick Barometer – No 331
Patrick Adie - London.  Good quality brass cased ‘Kew-Pattern’ Marine Stick Barometer – No 331

Patrick Adie - London. Good quality brass cased ‘Kew-Pattern’ Marine Stick Barometer – No 331

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Good quality brass cased ‘Kew-Pattern’ Marine Stick Barometer – No 331 – mounted on original gimbals. The engraved, silvered register plate with rack-and-pinion operated vernier, signed by the maker and protected by glass sleeve. Also bears presentational inscription to Thomas Stoney of HMS Conway by the Royal Society. The trunk mounted with Fahrenheit thermometer and with barometer tube terminating within iron cistern.

This form of marine barometer was developed and patented by Adie for the Admiralty and incorporated a number of novel developments.. It achieved general acclaim and subsequently became the standard issue for warships and commercial fleets.
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