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18th Century Antique Georgian Satinwood Precision Barometer

$6,941.45

About

A rare late 18th century George III period antique cross-banded satinwood wheel barometer. The nine inch circular silvered and engraved main scale has elaborate compass point central engraving. The scales are of particularly exact calibration and enclosed within a concave brass bezel. The separate inset thermometer, reading Reamur and Fahrenheit temperatures is of similar scientific calibration, the temperature reads with the aid of an adjustable frame with central sight line.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 36 in. (91.44 cm)Width: 10.5 in. (26.67 cm)Depth: 2.75 in. (6.99 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1790
  • Condition
    Repaired: Only the necessary professional cleaning and maintenance of the working mechanism to ensure its good working order and reliability. Essential cleaning and waxing of the wood case to preserve its patina and colour. Wear consistent with age and use. Condition of this clock is excellent. Any further details available will be given freely and frankly upon request.
  • Seller Location
    Devon, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: RW45681stDibs: LU96977273093

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Devon, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Devon, United Kingdom
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