A good late 18th century mahogany stick barometer James Long, Royal Exchange, London

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Lot 4
A good late 18th century mahogany stick barometer
James Long, Royal Exchange, London

Sold for £ 2,880 (US$ 3,974) inc. premium

Fine Clocks

11 Dec 2007, 14:00 GMT

London, New Bond Street

A good late 18th century mahogany stick barometer
James Long, Royal Exchange, London
Arched top case with moulded edge to a hemispherical cistern cover, the trunk set with an applied mercury thermometer, signed silvered scale with manual vernier 94cm (37in) high

Footnotes

  • It has been recorded that James Long was apprenticed to Edward Nairn in 1769 that he ran several successful businesses in the Royal Exchange area of London between 1781 and 1811
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