J Hicks, 89 & 10 Hatton Garden, London - A Watkin patent aneroid barometer, No. 168, the silvered dial to record between 21" and 31" in a gilt metal drum case, fitted morocco outer case, 7-8cm.
Lot 733
J Hicks, 89 & 10 Hatton Garden, London - A Watkin patent aneroid barometer, No. 168, the silvered dial to record between 21" and 31" in a gilt metal drum case, fitted morocco outer case, 7-8cm.
Sold for £480 (US$ 798) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Chester Sale Chester
18 Mar 2010 11:00 GMT

Auction 18173
Lot Details
A rare 'Watkin Patent' lacquered brass aneroid pocket barometer
J. Hicks, 89 & 10 Hatton Garden, London, No. 168
The silvered dial having concentric scales reading from 23 to 25, 26 to 27 and 28 to 31 inches of pressure respectively, the altimeter reading from 1000 to 8000 feet, framing inscription "WATKIN PATENT / Compensated / No. 168 / J. HICKS / 89 & 10 Hatton Garden / LONDON", in a gilt metal drum housing, the glazed cover moving a rotating needle as vernier, 8cm diameter, in a fitted morocco case
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