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Text last updated 11th July 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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VICTORIAN CARVED ANEROID BAROMETER

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A good quality Victorian aneroid barometer. An architectural pediment with central finial. Dentil cornice mouldings and twin side columns. A carved base and dial surround. A porcelain dial with brass bezel surround. A long mercury thermometer to the porcelain scale. Circa 1890.

Height 36" / 92 cms " Width 12" / 31 cms Depth 3 " / 7 cms.

 

 

 

£ 245 (US$ 304) (Euro 279)

 

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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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DESK COMBINATION SET

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A 1930s combination desk watch and barometer. A green leatherbound case with fold out stand marked '8 day' to the back. An aneroid barometer in a chrome case with rotating bezel, case width 63mm. A goliath 8 day duration watch with Arabic numerals, case width 64mm. An inset thermometer to the centre.

Case width 198mm

Case height 120mm

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WHITEHOUSE, LONDON POCKET BAROMETER

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A good quality English pocket barometer by J Whitehouse, Warwick St, Pimlico, London. The original case bronze gilding and silvered engraved dial. A rotating bezel. Circa 1900.

Height/Width 2 3/4" / 7 cms

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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" / 7 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 oak aneroid barometer. A very well carved case. An engraved silvered dial with scale markers and signed 'JAMES LUCKING & CO BIRMINGHAM. Circa 1895.

Height & Width 10 " / 26 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 7 cms

£ 135 (US$ 167) (Euro 152)

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ANTIQUE MERCURY WHEEL BAROMETERS SECTION

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SOMALVICO OF LONDON GEORGIAN BAROMETER

Barometers

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

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GOLDEN OAK VICTORIAN MERCURY BAROMETER

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A Victorian period mercury wheel barometer. A golded oak case with a swan neck pediment and brass central finial. Silvered dials to the hygrometer, thermometer and level. An original porcelain dial with part red lettering of good quality. Circa 1880.

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

£ 325 (US$ 403) (Euro 368)

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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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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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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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ONION TOP MAHOGANY VICTORIAN BAROMETER

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A Victorian mercury wheel barometer. A mahogany case with an 'onion top' pediment with banded case edging. Well silvered dials and a central mirror. The level is engraved 'WARRANTEED CORRECT'. Circa 1860.

Height 37 " / 94 cms Width 10" / 26 cms Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 320 (US$ 398) (Euro 364)

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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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FRENCH LYRE SHAPED BAROMETER.

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An early Victorian period French mercury wheel barometer. A stylish lyre shaped mahogany case with a carved pediment. A long thermometer scale indistinctly marked 'Cheulet a Haute'. The original recessed red alcohol thermometer. A tapered and domed base section. A later Victorian silvered dial which is well engraved with a blued steel pointer. Circa 1840.

Height 35" / 89 cms Width 13 1/2 " / 34 cms Depth 2 1/2 " / 6 cms

£ 350 (US$ 434) (Euro 398)

 

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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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VANINI OF SHEFFIELD 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 'A VANINI SHEFFIELD'. Circa 1845.

A Vanini of Sheffield is recorded in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book as working from 1840.

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

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MOTHER OF PEARL MERCURY BAROMETER, PIZZALA LONDON

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An early Victorian mother of pearl inlaid mercury wheel barometer. A rosewood case with a swan neck pediment and the original brass finial. Lovely mother of pearl case inlays in excellent condition and the original brass set knob. Well silvered dials and a flat mercury thermometer. The level is engraved 'PIZZALA 10 HATTON GARDEN'. Circa 1845.

The Pizzala family of instrument makers are well documented in Banfields 'Barometer Makers and Retailers' book and worked in Hatton Garden, London in the 19th century.

Height 40 " / 101 cms Width 10" / 26 cms Depth 2" / 5 cms

£ 485 (US$ 598) (Euro 548)

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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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SEA COAST STICK BAROMETER

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An impressive 'Sea Coast' English stick barometer. A golden oak case with chamfered case sides and a moulded plinth to the cistern cover. An arched pediment with enamel dials showing weather predictions. Twin vernier scale slide adjusters and set knobs beneath. A thermometer with a nicely moulded case with bevelled glass. Circa 1860.

Sea coast barometers were often seen in the Victorian period in glass cases at seaside resorts and fishing villages in the U.K. Some have survived and can still be seen in coastal regions.

Height 39" / 99 cms Width 5 " / 13 cms Depth 3 " / 8 cms.

£ 850 (US$ 1052) (Euro 958)

 

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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

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