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Kembery Antique Clocks Barometers Stock

Text last updated 1st April 2020

A large selection of Antique barometers from mercury wheel barometers, antique stick barometers and aneroid ones. All Antique barometers
are carefully overhauled,tested and calibrated, barographs also stocked. WE PERSONALLY DELIVER EACH BAROMETER - PLEASE CONTACT FOR A QUOTE.

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ANTIQUE ANEROID BAROMETERS AND THERMOMETERS SECTION


 

1.

AN EDWARDIAN BAROGRAPH BY HYMARSH OF CAMBRIDGE

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An oak cased barograph. A good quality example with 7 chamber vacuum. Glass panels to the case with lift off lid. The original gilding to the metal work. A rarer example with and ivorine backed mercury thermometer. Signed 'Chas. Hymarsh, Cambridge'.

Width 14 1/2 / 36 cm

Height 7" / 182 cm Depth 7 1/2 " / 20 cm

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JAMES LUCKING, BIRMINGHAM & LEICESTER BAROGRAPH

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A fine quality English barograph. A rarer brass case of neat proportions and bevelled glass panels. An 8 chamber mechanism with the original gilded platform signed 'JAMES LUCKING BIRMINGHAM & LEICESTER'. The original ink bottle and a mercury thermometer. Circa 1910.

Height 6 " / 15 cms.

Width 12" / 30cms

Depth 6 1/2 " / 16cms.

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CARVED OAK ANEROID BAROMETER

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A late Victorian aneroid barometer. A well carved case with and apple and pear to the base. An enamel dial with red numbering to the circular mercury thermometer. An enamel dial to the main dial with brass bezel surround and pressure markings from 26 to 31 inches. Circa 1900.

Height 31 " / 80 cms Width 12" / 30 cms Depth 2 " / 6 cms.

 

 

 

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DESK THERMOMETER

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A good quality Victorian desk thermometer. A well cast case with a decorative base. Tapered fluted side columns with a mercury thermometer to the engraved silvered scale. Circa 1870.

Width 3" / 8 cms, Height 5 " / 13 cms Depth 1 1/4" / 3 cms.

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gilded POCKET BAROMETER

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An English pocket barometer. The original gilded case with rotating bezel. A silvered dial with indicators from 23 to 31 inches covered by bevelled glass. Complete with the original leather bound case. Circa 1895.

Height/Width 2 " / 4cms

 

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EBONISED VICTORIAN BAROMETER

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An ebonised aneroid wall barometer. Turned case mouldings and a brass dial surround. A white dial with pressure markings from 26 to 31". Circa 1890.

Height/Width 9 / 23mm Depth 2" / 5 cms.

£ 89 (US$ 102) (Euro 96)

 

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J H STEWARD POCKET BAROMETER

 

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A good quality English pocket barometer by J H Steward, London. The original case gilding and silvered engraved dial. A rotating bezel. Complete with the original leather bound case. Circa 1900.

Height/Width 2 3/4" / 5.5 cms

£ 185 (US$ 213) (Euro 200)

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ENGLISH POCKET BAROMETER

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An English pocket barometer. The original gilded case with rotating bezel. An enamel dial with indicators from 25 to 31 inches covered by bevelled glass. Circa 1895.

Height/Width 48mm

 

£ 125 (US$ 144) (Euro 135)

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A VICTORIAN CARVED ANEROID BAROMETER.

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A late Victorian carved walnut barometer. A well carved case. A visible dial centre showing the mechanism and scale markers to the dial outer. Circa 1895.

Height & Width 8 " / 21 cms Depth 2 " / 5 cms

£ 85 (US$ 98) (Euro 92)

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ANTIQUE MERCURY WHEEL BAROMETERS SECTION

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SOMALVICO OF LONDON GEORGIAN BAROMETER

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A Georgian mercury wheel barometer of Sheraton style. Choice grain to the case with hygrometer, thermometer, convex mirror and main dial. Silvered engraved dials. The main larger 10" dial is signed by highly regarded makers 'Somalvico London'. Circa 1820.

Height 43 " /110 cms Width 12" / 31 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 475 (US$ 546) (Euro 513)

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GRASSI & FONTANA OF EXETER GEORGIAN BAROMETER

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A Georgian period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with an architectural pediment and brass central finial. Marquetry shell inlays to the case. A long engraved silvered dial. The main dial is engraved 'GRASSI & FONTANA EXETER' with central engraving. Circa 1820.

Grassi & Fontana of Exeter are recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working from 1815.

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 465 (US$ 534) (Euro 502)

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A ORTELLI OF BUCKINGHAM GEORGIAN MERCURY BAROMETER.

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A Georgian period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with an architectural pediment and brass central finial. Marquetry shell inlays to the case. A long engraved silvered dial. The main dial is engraved 'A ORTELLI BUCKINGHAM WARRANTEED'. Circa 1820.

A Ortelli of Buckingham is recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working from 1810-1830.

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 475 (US$ 546) (Euro 513)

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a corti, georgian mercury barometer.

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A Georgian period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with an architectural pediment and brass central finial. Marquetry shell inlays to the case. A long engraved silvered dial. The main dial is engraved 'A CORTI FECIT'. Circa 1820.

A Corti is recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working in London from 1810-1840 at 7 Grenville Street. There is also a maker of the same name in Glasgow but his working dates are later.

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 465 (US$ 535) (Euro 502)

 

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DOBEL OF YEOVIL VICTORIAN MERCURY BAROMETER.

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A Victorian period mercury wheel barometer. A rosewood case with a swan neck pediment and original brass central finial. A hygrometer, thermometer, mirror, main dial and level. The level is engraved by maker 'DOBEL YEOVIL'. Circa 1850.

The Dobel family of clockmakers and barometers are recorded in A J Moores' Clockmakers in Somerset' ' book as working from 1772-1885.

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 345 (US$ 403) (Euro 377)

 

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VICTORIAN MERCURY BAROMETER

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A Victorian mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with a swan neck pediment and original brass finial. Banded case edging and the original ivorine set knob. Well silvered dials an a convex mirror. The level is engraved 'Warranteed Correct'.

Height 39" / 98 cms Width 10" / 26 cms Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 295 (US$ 339) (Euro 319)

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AIANO OF WHITEHAVEN GEORGIAN MERCURY BAROMETER

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A Georgian period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with an architectural pediment and brass central finial. Marquetry shell inlays to the case. A long engraved silvered dial. The main dial is engraved 'AIANO WHITEHAVEN'. Circa 1820.

 

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 450 (US$ 517) (Euro 486)

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GEORGIAN PORTA OF NEWCASTLE MERCURY BAROMETER.

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A Georgian period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with an architectural pediment and brass central finial. Marquetry and parquetry shell inlays to the case. A long engraved silvered dial. The main dial is engraved 'PORTA NEWCASTLE'. Circa 1820.

Porta of Newcastle is recorded in Banfields' 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working from 1810-1830.

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 450 (US$ 527) (Euro 494)

 

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GRASSI OF EXETER MERCURY BAROMETER

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An early Victorian mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with a swan neck pediment and original brass finial. Banded case edging and a tapered base. Well silvered dials an a convex mirror. The level is engraved 'Grassi & Fontana, Exeter'. Circa 1840.

Grassi & Fontana of Exeter are recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working from 1815.

Height 39" / 98 cms Width 10" / 26 cms Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 350 (US$ 413) (Euro 384)

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GEORGIAN MERCURY 10" DIAL BAROMETER angani newcastle

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A late Georgian mercury wheel barometer. A large mahogany case and 10" dial with a swan neck pediment and original brass finial. Banded case edging and the original brass set knob. Well silvered dials with two tone engraving an a convex mirror. The level is engraved 'G ANGANI NEWCASTLE'. Circa 1830.

Height 43 " / 108 cms Width 12" / 31 cms Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 475 (US$ 562) (Euro 513)

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P MONTI OF SANDWICH MERCURY BAROMETER

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An early Victorian mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with a swan neck pediment and original brass finial. Banded case edging. Well silvered dials an a convex mirror. The level is engraved 'P MONTI SANDWICH'. Circa 1840.

The Monti family of instrument makers are recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working from 1810.

Height 39" / 98 cms Width 10" / 26 cms Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 375 (US$ 433) (Euro 394)

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william iv period MERCURY BAROMETER

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A William IV period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with a swan neck pediment and the original brass finial. A tapered case with a stepped moulded base. Well silvered dials and a long thermometer. An engraved silvered level to the base'. Circa 1835.

Height 39" / 98 cms Width 10" / 26 cms Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 295 (US$ 343) (Euro 324)

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PRING OF READING VICTORIAN MERCURY BAROMETER.

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An early Victorian period mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with a swan neck pediment and original brass central finial. A long silvered engraved scale to the thermometer. The main dial is engraved by maker 'PRING READING'. Circa 1840.

Height 37" / 94 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 275 (US$ 303) (Euro 327)

 

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EARLY VICTORIAN MERCURY BAROMETER.

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An early Victorian period mercury wheel barometer. A tapered mahogany case with a swan neck pediment and original bone central finial. A hygrometer, thermometer, main dial and level. The level is engraved 'WARRANTEED CORRECT'. Circa 1840.

Height 38 " / 97 cms Width 9 1/2 " / 24 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 325 (US$ 383) (Euro 367)

 

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FRENCH GILTWOOD MERCURY BAROMETER

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A good quality French giltwood barometer. Carved bows to the pediment and moulded edging to the case. A painted wooded board dial with the original blued steel hand. The original circular spiral alcohol thermometer running up the middle of the case. In good original condition with written scale markings.

The base is signed 'Par Andrioly Rue Greneta, Paris'. This example dates to circa 1830.

Height 33" / 84 cms Width 29 " / 58 cms Depth 3 " / 8 cms

£ 925 (US$ 1064) (Euro 999)

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ANTIQUE MERCURY STICK BAROMETERS SECTION

 

 

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BRIGHTON STICK BAROMETER.

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A mahogany cased stick barometer of slim proportions. A rounded top with scale from 27 to 31 with slide scale indicator and a brass cage to the red alcohol thermometer. A rounded mahogany cover to the base. Signed to the dial 'I Blatt, Brighton. Circa 1970.

Height 36" / 91 cms

Width 29 " / 74 cms Depth 3" / 7 cms

£ 295 (US$ 339) (Euro 318)

 

 

 

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GEORGIAN DOLLAND OF LONDON STICK BAROMETER

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A fine quality Georgian mercury stick barometer by this noted maker. A mahogany case with an arched pediment. An adjustable vernier scale and cased maked in gilt 'J.C.R.' which is likely to be the first owner. A well engraved silvered dial with scale from 27 to 31. Circa 1795.

Examples of Dolland stick barometers are illustrated in Banfields 'Stick or Cistern Barometers' book. The family worked in the 18th and 19th century producing fine barometers.

Height 35" / 90 cms Width 4 " / 10 cms Depth 3 " / 8 cms.

£ 1350 (US$ 1552) (Euro 1458)

 

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ADIE, EDINBURGH SHIPS STICK BAROMETER

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A well made ships stick barometer on a rotating gimball. Silvered engraved dials to the opening hinged door with thermometer. A mahogany case of slim proportions with brass cistern cover and pivoting gimball.

Adie of Edinburgh is a noted instrument maker, this is a 20th century copy made to a high standard.

Height 35" / 90 cms

Width 3" / 7 cms

Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 675 (US$ 776) (Euro 729)

 

 

 

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BASTER, MANCHESTER SHIPS BAROMETER .

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A Victorian ships stick barometer. A mahogany case with an arched pediment and top hanging loop. A brass rotating gimball wall bracket. Ivorine scale to the top and mercury thermometer. A sliding vernier scale with weather predictions and signed to the top 'Baster 17, Cliff Street, Ratcliffe'. Circa 1865.

Height 38 " / 97 cms

Width 3 " / 8 cms

Depth 6 / 15 cms (including brass gimball)

£ 890 (US$ 1023) (Euro 961)

 

 

 

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ADMIRAL FITZROY BAROMETER.

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An Admirol Fitzroy barometer. A walnut case with crossed top and base sections. Twin side vernier scale adjusters to mark the rise and fall in the air pressure. A detailed back paper showing the weather predictions. A storm tube and thermometer. Circa 1920.

Fitzroy was a pioneering meteorologist and established what is now known as the met office.

Height 41 " / 104 cms Width 10 " / 26 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 350 (US$ 409) (Euro 384)

 

 

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