GILDED & SUPERBLY ENGRAVED POCKET BAROMETER & ALTIMETER + CASE: FULLY WORKING


****THIS AUCTION IS FOR AN EARLY ANTIQUE ANEROID, SMALL, POCKET BAROMETER & ALTIMETER****
****IT IS IN FULL WORKING ORDER AND CONTAINED IN IT'S ORIGINAL PROTECTIVE LEATHER CASE.***
****SUPERBLY ENGRAVED ON THE REVERSE SIDE AND DATED 1908****
DIMENSIONS: THE BAROMETER HAS A DIAMETER OF 4.7 cm (1 7/8") & A THICKNESS OF 1.5 cm (5/8").
DIAL: THE DIAL IS SILVERED AND EXTREMELY CLEAN WITH FINE BLACK LETTERING. IT IS ENGRAVED WITH THE 3 WEATHER INDICATIONS 'RAIN, CHANGE, FAIR'. IT IS ALSO ENGRAVED ' MADE IN ENGLAND' and 'COMPENSATED (for temperature). IT HAS A FINE BLUED STEEL POINTER.
SCALES: THERE ARE TWO SCALES ON THE DIAL: THE INNER RING READS FROM 21 TO 31 REGISTERING THE ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE. THE ROTATING OUTER RING READS FROM 0 TO 8,000 FEET REGISTERING THE ALTITUDE ABOVE SEA LEVEL.
STEM WINDER: THE STEM WINDER ROTATES TO TURN THE ALTITUDE SCALE.
BAROMETER CASING: THE INSTRUMENT HAS A SLIM GILT BRASS POCKET WATCH SHAPED CASE IN GOOD CONDITION WITH SOME RUBBING OF THE GILT ON THE REVERSE SIDE WHERE IT HAS BEEN HANDLED. THE REVERSE IS BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED IN SCRIPT WITH THE INITIALS 'EH from J.F AND THE DATE '9.4.08' THERE IS A SMALL HOLE ON THE REVERSE SIDE TO ACCESS THE ADJUSTING SCREW TO ENABLE THE BAROMETER TO BE CALIBRATED.
CONDITION: OVERALL IN GOOD CONDITION. THE BAROMETER
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