Lot Number : 7006

  • An early 19th century William IV mercury wheel barometer with a broken pediment and brass finial, with  inlaid rosette paterae beneath and corresponding paterae to the round base, mahogany veneered case with twin matching oval conch shell inlay and satinwood stringing to the edge, with an long arch topped thermometer box and spirit thermometer measuring degrees Fahrenheit from 20 to 120, eight-inch silvered register recording barometric pressure in inches from 28  to 31, with weather predictions in Roman upper and lower case and script, dial inscribed “D Milesio Fecit”, with a steel indicating hand, brass recording hand and cast brass bezel.  D Milesio is recorded as a barometer maker in Kendal (Cumbria) c 1810-1830
  • An early 19th century William IV mercury wheel barometer with a broken pediment and brass finial, with  inlaid rosette paterae beneath and corresponding paterae to the round base, mahogany veneered case with twin matching oval conch shell inlay and satinwood stringing to the edge, with an long arch topped thermometer box and spirit thermometer measuring degrees Fahrenheit from 20 to 120, eight-inch silvered register recording barometric pressure in inches from 28  to 31, with weather predictions in Roman upper and lower case and script, dial inscribed “D Milesio Fecit”, with a steel indicating hand, brass recording hand and cast brass bezel.  D Milesio is recorded as a barometer maker in Kendal (Cumbria) c 1810-1830
  • An early 19th century William IV mercury wheel barometer with a broken pediment and brass finial, with  inlaid rosette paterae beneath and corresponding paterae to the round base, mahogany veneered case with twin matching oval conch shell inlay and satinwood stringing to the edge, with an long arch topped thermometer box and spirit thermometer measuring degrees Fahrenheit from 20 to 120, eight-inch silvered register recording barometric pressure in inches from 28  to 31, with weather predictions in Roman upper and lower case and script, dial inscribed “D Milesio Fecit”, with a steel indicating hand, brass recording hand and cast brass bezel.  D Milesio is recorded as a barometer maker in Kendal (Cumbria) c 1810-1830
  • An early 19th century William IV mercury wheel barometer with a broken pediment and brass finial, with  inlaid rosette paterae beneath and corresponding paterae to the round base, mahogany veneered case with twin matching oval conch shell inlay and satinwood stringing to the edge, with an long arch topped thermometer box and spirit thermometer measuring degrees Fahrenheit from 20 to 120, eight-inch silvered register recording barometric pressure in inches from 28  to 31, with weather predictions in Roman upper and lower case and script, dial inscribed “D Milesio Fecit”, with a steel indicating hand, brass recording hand and cast brass bezel.  D Milesio is recorded as a barometer maker in Kendal (Cumbria) c 1810-1830

Description: An early 19th century William IV mercury wheel barometer with a broken pediment and brass finial, with inlaid rosette paterae beneath and corresponding paterae to the round base, mahogany veneered case with twin matching oval conch shell inlay and satinwood stringing to the edge, with an long arch topped thermometer box and spirit thermometer measuring degrees Fahrenheit from 20 to 120, eight-inch silvered register recording barometric pressure in inches from 28 to 31, with weather predictions in Roman upper and lower case and script, dial inscribed “D Milesio Fecit”, with a steel indicating hand, brass recording hand and cast brass bezel. D Milesio is recorded as a barometer maker in Kendal (Cumbria) c 1810-1830

Condition Grade: 
1 - Excellent: A lot in excellent condition with no damage (this item could be used or new).
2 - Good: A lot in good condition, possibly with slight wear commensurate with age or minor restoration.
3 - Fair/Good: A lot in fairly good condition but possibly with some wear, damage or restoration.
4 - Fair: A lot likely in need of some restoration or not in working order.
5 - Poor: A lot with heavy wear or damage and not fit for purpose, in need of full restoration or to be broken for parts.
2 - Good: A lot in good condition, possibly with slight wear commensurate with age or minor restoration.

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Collect from The Saleroom, York Auction Centre, Murton, York. YO19 5GF.


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