This is lovely inlaid mahogany stick. Barometer by SALMONI of BATH. The case is made from mahogany with wonderful grain which has been arranges in a Herringbone design down the length of the barometer which sets it off beautifully. It has also been nicely inlaid inlaid. The barometer dates to circa 1830 / 1840.
The top is finished with a lovely shaped pediment. Below this is the barometer register plate, signed by the maker'LOFTUS, LONDON', bearing manually operated vernier. Below this is the thermometer marked in. Listed in'Barometer Makers and Retailer 1660 m-1900 by Edwin Banfield' :'SALMONI, Peter Paul.4 Milsom /////st (1829-30) 24 Union St (1833-41). The approximate MAXIMUM dimensions are: 5 inches / 12.5 cm wide x 2 1/4 inches / 5.5 cm deep x 39 inches / 99 cm high.
As can be seen from these dimension this is a barometer is of lovely proportions. The barometer is in condition as can be seen from the photographs just minor marks commensurate with age and there is a little veneer lacking to the top left corner of the door frame and the small moulding return to the right.
The barometer is in working order. Please view photographs as they are an integral part of the listing and you will receive exactly what is photographed.For collection in person, cash on collection or bank transfer. If you are unable to collect you are welcome to arrange a courier. The following couriers can provide a quote. AJ Transport on 07714 417824. Mark Woodrow of MAW Couriers on 07525 761169.
Chris Hodge of GEAR SHIFTERS on 07979 603390. PH Couriers on 01325 365123.
Unless prior arrangements have been made all items to be collected within 14 days. The item "Antique Inlaid Mahogany Stick Barometer by SALMONI BATH" is in sale since Saturday, March 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Scientific Collectables\Scientific Instruments\Barometers". The seller is "diwil36" and is located in Chester. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.