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Pocket Watch Form Aneroid Barometer, c. 1900

Inventory Number: 81512
Object Type: barometer
Accession Number: 1998-8
Brief Description: Aneroid barometer in form of pocket watch (no. 0/072363), c.1900, with 25-30 scale marked stormy, rain, change, fair and very dry on white enamel face. With polished brass casing.

Instrument belonged to the donor's family but never worked. Similar to instrument shown in Negretti & Zambra catalogue c. 1880.
Primary Inscriptions: "0/072363" scratched on bottom edge of case.
Provenance: Presented by Mr. Jeremy Montagu.
Collection Group:
Material(s): glass
enamel
brass
assorted metals
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
15 47 mm

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