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Negretti & Zambra - London. 19th Century oak-cased Farmer’s Barometer

c 1890
Unusual 19th Century oak-cased ‘Farmer’s Barometer’ – Numbered 377 ; the ogee pediment over porcelain register plates, signed by the makers and with Admiral Fitzroy’s ‘Remarks’. Manually adjustable vernier and twin ‘wet-and-dry’ bulb Fahrenheit thermometers. The trunk with original exposed barometer tube terminating in rectilinear cistern cover.

Negretti & Zambra were the foremost instrument makers of the latter 19th Century, and produced limited numbers of such barometers for the home market.
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