7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 562
Estimate GBP 200 - GBP 400
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY STICK BAROMETER
BY NATHAN BANNER, YORK, LATE 18TH CENTURY
The case with moulded surround terminating in elongated swan necks, moulded cistern cover, the printed paper scales graduated for summer and winter readings and signed 'Made and Sold by Nathan Banner/FROM YORK', mercury tube removed
41½ in. (105 cm.) high
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Possibly 1851 Inventory, Entrance Hall, '2 Barometers - £2.10.0'
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