Victorian Royal Polytechnic Admiral Fitzroy Barometer
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A High Quality Late Victorian polished oak Royal Polytechnic Admiral Fitzroy barometer.c.1890. Made by Joseph Davis & Co of London(w.1871-93, listed as the sole maker of the Royal Polytechnic barometer). Mercury action tube with double vernier markers for yesterday & today readings. Brass bezel surround to the top. Original charts to the back. Silvered scales to the thermometers to the base, in Fahrenheit and Centigrade. Carved decoration to the top and centre. Full working order. Measures 11.75" x 2.5"deep x 41"high. Stock no.32469.