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Important early french barometer (ca. 1690-1710) with family-crest of the Plasson-family in the old Forez province.
Ebony veneer with brass inlay, original console, brass adjustable plates, wooden mercury-reservoir.
On top of the crest is a miter and a staff, indicating Plasson was an abbot.
7427
SOLD
Cleret a Rouen
ca. 1700

Antique dutch bakbarometer, thermometer, controleur by 'I, Tessa, Rotterdam', tin plates. ca 1770
4821
I. Tessa, Rotterdam
ca. 1770

Antique rosewood cased Sympiesometer by 'C. Shepherd. 53 Leadenhall St, London'
3613
C. Shepherd. 53 Leadenhall St, London
ca. 1860-80

Antique dutch barometer, thermometer, contraleur with tin plates by 'D. Sala, Leyden' ca 1780
4043
D. Sala, Leyden
ca. 1780

Antique french/english barometer, made by Antoine Carcano (1755-1820) in 1787 for Dollond in London.
Carcano was the tube supplier of Peter Dollond and in 1786 supplier of barometers and scientific instruments to the Royal Military Academy in Paris.
Carcano, Italian born, was located rue de la Roquette 37, le Faubourg St Antoine in Paris and later in Place Dauphine op l'Ile de la Cit.
See also http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_Carcano
5487
Dollond / Carcano, London
1787

Antique french barometer, silvered brass plates, signed:'par Geret, Ing-Opticien  Macon'. ca 1820
Barometer with adjustable  height (for sealevel and mountains), 2 thermometer scales and mercury gilded ornaments.
4822
Geret Macon
ca. 1820


4072
admiral Fitzroy
ca. 1860-80

Antique 18th century english stick barometer, silvered copper dial: 'C. Zappa fecit'
4828
C. Zappa fecit
1750-1800


5465
ca. 1800

silvered bras plates, signed: 'Chas: Pitsalla, No 79 High, Holborn'.
5472
Chas: Pitsalla, Holborn
ca. 1800


4085
J. Kalabergo, Banbury
ca. 1800


0226
ca. 1820

American thermometer, hand engraved silvered brass scale with Reaumur-mercury-thermometer, in french language.
Signed: Donagan & Co, Philadelphia.

Donegan is mentioned in 'Early American Scientific Instruments and their Makers' by Silvio Bedini.
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/39141/39141-h/39141-h.htm

Information about French speaking in the Philadelphia area can be found here:
http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/french-revolution/
7170
SOLD
Donagan & Co, Philadelphia
1790-1810

Early english portable seaweed barometer, unsigned, circa 1700-1710.

Oak 'Queen Anne barometer with seaweed marquetry decoration, silvered brass scales.

Original Quare-style ivory cistern that can close the tube for transport. This cistern can also be found in a Daniel Quare portable pillar barometer in the 'Museum of the History of Science' in Oxford. Pictures of this cistern can be found in 'Barometers in beeld' from Bert Bolle, 1983, pag. 13, ISBN 90-6087-922-8.
7144
SOLD
'Queen Anne' period
ca. 1705-10

Patinated metal with silvered brass plate. Height 33 cm, diameter basement 10 cm. ca 1860.
2409
ca. 1860

Wooden case with carved lionhead.
0212

Brass case with silvered dial. Adjustable scale from 0 to 5000 Feet
6144
Short & Mason, London
1850-1900

Dutch barometer and thermometer by 'Stefan Ronket, Amsterdam', in Louis XV style, tin plates. ca 1770
4056
SOLD
Stefan Ronket, Amsterdam
ca. 1770

Dutch barometer, thermometer, contraleur by 'F. Bazerga te Rotterdam', tin plates. ca 1780
4031
SOLD
F. Bazerga, Rotterdam
ca. 1780

Gilded cartel with barometer and thermometer, silvered dialplate signed: 'Bunoust Ing-Opt, Palais-Royal 43, Paris'. Height 20 cm, ca. 1850-80.
0172

Case: oval, gilded, back engraved with German imperial eagle. Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, blued arrow hands. Barometer: enamel, blued hand. Thermometer: two applied lateral silvered Fahrenheit scales, also Centigrade and Reaumur. Movm.: round full-plate movement, gilt, screwed on echappement, ring balance, cylinder escapement.
4412
deutschen Kaiseradler
ca. 1895

Miniature Paris Luxor obelisk on marble basement, silvered plate has red thermometer. ca. 1830. Height 21cm,
1140
ca. 1830

Guilded wooden stand with silvered engraved brass plate. Temperature in Reaumur and Celsius. Height 31cm,
1016
Chevalier, Paris
1800-1850

Black Forrest carved mercury barometer with silvered brass engraved thermometer and white glass etched baro scale, signed 'Herm. Wiere, Frankfurt am Main'
3656
Herm. Wiere, Frankfurt
ca. 1900

C.P. Goertz, Berlin D.R.G.M. barometer. German text. Height 17 cm, diameter 8,5 cm.
0716
C.P. Goertz, Berlin
1900-1930

Antique 'Bourdon' barometer with stamped serial number 2044, gilded mechanism, original basement.
1717
SOLD
Guerine, Bordeaux
ca. 1870

Antique aneroid english barometer in drum model, gilded and silvered.
3577
ca 1890

Brass barograph with 5 aneroid cylinders.
1710
SOLD
RF Paris
ca. 1900

Gilded pocket altimeter in leather box with inside a thermometer an a lockable compass. Scale from 0 to 6000 meter
3554
SOLD

Antique french gilded patinated thermometer on ivory plate. 'Rouge griot' marble basement. Height 22,5 cm, wide 10 cm (basement).
2411
SOLD
1820-30

Short barometer in rosewood, silvered plates, signed: W.B. Harrison, 7 Dock Street, Hull.
5344
SOLD
W.B. Harrison, Hull
ca. 1860-80
         

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