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Aneroid Barometer

Technical Information

Catalogue No: C1749
Category: Vintage and Antique
Object Type: Indicator/Instrument
Object Name: Aneroid Barometer
Part No: None
Serial No: None
Manufacturer: Unknown
Division:
Platform(s):
Year of Manufacture: Unknown
Dimensions: Width (mm): 50
Height (mm): 14
Depth (mm): 70
Weight (g): 81
Location: Cupboard CF (Display 1) [Main Store]
Inscription(s):

The dial is marked 'Compensated' and is calibrated from 15 to 31 inches of HG and 0 to 20,000feet suggesting that this could have been used by a balloonist.

On rear of case. Hall Marks (Unknown)
Stamped on J.S. & S

Notes:

Aneroid Barometer.
The barometer is by an unknown maker but the case is by J.B.Brooks who were formed in 1876 and well known for cycle saddles ( Link to more about J B Brooks)
The instrument is likely to have been made in the late part of the nineteenth century, but the leather case is marked with J.B. Brooks & Co. 1915

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