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Rare Brass Ship's Anemometer with Aluminum Fin, Midcentury


Midcentury Ship's Anemometer in brass with an aluminum fin. These were used outside on ships to measure wind speed and direction connected to a corresponding gauge on the bridge. This has great sculptural form and a rare find. The brass base has been added. Nicely weighted when used outside. The base has a 7 inch diameter, the body is 5" diameter and the cups section is 16 inches diameter.


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    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 18 in. x W 22 in. x D 7 in.

    H 45.72 cm x W 55.88 cm x D 17.78 cm

  • Seller location
    Nantucket, MA
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