1 July 2005
A Victorian walnut marine stick barometer with sympiesometer
Blair, Bristol. Circa 1860
The case with cushion moulded stepped top, with glazed sympiesometer to the trunk inscribed Improved Sypiesometer, above ogee moulding and brass cistern cover, with associated gimbal wall mount, concealed tube, with glass panel to two-day angled bone plates signed BLAIR/BRISTOL, with twin sliding vernier scales
36¼in. (95cm.) high
The Alan S. Marx Collection, Important Watches, Wristwatches and Clocks, Sotheby's New York, 24 & 25 June 1996, lot 457.
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