10-05-2018 10-05-2018
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3147M Marlborough
October 5, 2018 10:00 AMCalender
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19th Century Gimbaled Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer

$984$800
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

19th Century Gimbaled Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer, carved mushroom-shaped top above the convex glass enclosing canted engraved scales marked "AlexR Allexande/Optician/Exeter," vernier knob, and brass gimbal above the spiral-turned waist with thermometer, terminating in a brass cistern, ht. 37 in.

Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up in the gallery.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Exeter