A Dollond of London English barometer

First-half 19th Century
Marked: Dollond / London
A mahogany bowfronted mercury stick barometer with silvered vernier scale calibrated in barometric inches and labeled "Fair / Change / Rain" with vernier setting screw, a thermometer in Fahrenheit and Reaumur scale, and a vase-style cistern cover to base
38" H x 4" W x 3.75" D

  • Condition: Overall good condition with scattered scuffs, scratches, nicks, and cracks to wood commensurate with age. Wear to wood finish on reverse. Minor rusting to hardware on reverse. Upper band of wood molding on thermometer is missing. Cap molding is loose and can be removed. Special care and consideration needs to be taken when arranging for pick-up or shipment of clocks with mercury pendulums. Buyers are responsible for arranging shipping.

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December 16, 2020 12:00 PM PST
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