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Portable Stick Barometer in Original Case

Auction:
2345
Lot:
86
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Portable Stick Barometer in Original Case, by C. Wilder, Peterboro, New Hampshire, with tapering circular maple trunk, turned acorn finial, and bowfronted silvered register with vernier on wire adjustment, engraved Woodruff's Pat., June 5. 1860, ht. 39 1/2 in., mounted in original wood traveling case with paper operating instructions (torn at lower edge) on door, total ht. 44 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

Peterboro, New Hampshire, Barometer