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Mahogany Marine Barometer by Thomas Jones

Auction:
2345
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$3,055$2,600

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

Description:

Mahogany Marine Barometer by Thomas Jones, signed on bone plaque Thos. Jones, London, the rectangular trunk with door opening to reveal mercury thermometer with bone scales and angled index plates with wheel-adjusted vernier, turned brass cistern-cover suspension loop and mount for gimbal, ht. 37 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Thomas Jones, London, Barometer, Measuring instrument, Mercury-in-glass thermometer, Thermometers