C Somalvico London Georgian wheel barometer

Price: £895

Availability: Available

Ref No: bar 046

Date: 1810

Dimensions: 38 1/2"

A good Georgian wheel / banjo barometer.
Maker C Somalvico of London.
The good flame mahogany case with boxwood & ebony stringing has a "Broken Arch" pediment.
A long wooden boxed thermometer with engraved & silvered scale, 
And a unusual simple early engraved & silvered dial well signed with heavy cast brass bezel, 
with knob & finger to record the last reading.

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