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Instruments of Science & Technology / A JOHN DOVASTON SIGNPOST OR ANGLE BAROMETER, ENGLISH, DATED 1786,

Lot 42
A JOHN DOVASTON SIGNPOST OR ANGLE BAROMETER,
ENGLISH, DATED 1786,
28 September 2022, 14:00 BST
London, Knightsbridge

£2,000 - £3,000

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A JOHN DOVASTON SIGNPOST OR ANGLE BAROMETER, ENGLISH, DATED 1786,

signed John Dovaston fecit 1786, the mahogany baseboard with turned wood cistern cover, mercury thermometer with silver scale and sliding pointer, weather silvered scale with slide and pointer,
33in (84cm) high

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Provenance:
The Stephen Edell Collection.

For full description see 'An 18th Century Yeoman-polymath and a Pair of Manuscript Globes, "intended for the wife of his son"', Bulletin of the Science Instrument Society, No. 65, by Stephen Edell.

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