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    Sale 5281

    The Sunday Sale

    9 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 103

    A Regency mahogany wheel barometer


    Price Realised  


    A Regency mahogany wheel barometer
    Early 19th Century
    The trunk with engraved and silvered thermometer, adjustable damp/dry scale, the 10in. engraved and silverd main dial, above engraved level signed James Gatty/NO 132/Holborn/LONDON; mercury tube removed
    38 in. (96.5cm.) high

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    James Gatty, the maker of this barometer is further discussed in English Barometers 1680-1860, Nicholas Goodison, p. 152. A similar example is illustrated Ibid, pl 94.

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