Measuring 50mm in diameter, its in good working order and readily passes the plastic bag test.Although unsigned, this is a fine example of a precision instrument and still practical for use today.Weighing 500 grams, it stands just over 5.5” high, 3” wide, and there is a keyhole slot in the back making it suitable for hanging on a wall or standing on a desk/table/mantelpiece.This is an antique brass holosteric barometer & curved fahrenheit thermometer marked G. Gowland, Sunderland and engraved 'PHNB' on the reverse.
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It dates to the 1920's, and comes complete with its original instructions inside the N & Z cardboard box, which is in good sound condition. The clean silvered dial has a barometric scale ranging from 24 - 31 inches and is marked with a serial number of '2850' at the base.
Measuring just 60mm in diameter & of Ivorine construction it's in excellent complete condition, and if you have a barometer you need one of these! The brass case has lost some of its laquer over the year, but is in sound condition with no dings or dents and a chip free bevelled crystal.
This example is numbered 22813/44 with the last two numbers representing 1944 as the year of manufacture.
In full working order and compensated for temperature, it's in very good cosmetic condition, with a clean dial and the only blemish being a minor edge chip on the glass (see images).