A Carved Oak Antique Stick Barometer C1885

  • SOLD
  • 39 inches / 1 metre tall

A carved oak stick barometer with glazed white scales and twin vernier settings for today and yesterday. The base of the scales bearing the legend Fast Rise – After Low – Foretells Stronger Blow. Long Foretold – Long Last – Short Notice – Soon Past.

The body of the instrument with glazed thermometer box, giving readings in fahrenheit and centigrade. The base terminating in a shaped, square cistern cover carved with a shield.

 

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