In full working order and not only a super item in its own right, it also has the added interest of having featured in a high profile TV show.A substantial instrument weighing just under 1.8kgs the packed weight will be over 2kgs so will have to be sent by courier, which is why unfortunately the international shipping cost is quite high.Compensated for temperature, the scale is calibrated in barometric inches ranging from 23 to 31 and for altitudes to 8,000 feet.It comes fitted in it's original velvet & silk lined outer case which is in sound condition with a strong hinge & functional release catch.It’s signed ‘NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, LONDON’ on the faceplate with the inter-twined NZ logo and the patent no 6276/15.
It featured in the Manor House task and was used in many of the introductory scenes on the wall of the House, instead of the usual clock.
In full working order and compensated for temperature, it's in very good cosmetic condition, with a clean dial and the only blemish being a minor edge chip on the glass (see images).
The brass case is free from dents or any tarnishing and measures just over 5"at its widest point, and 2.25" in depth, and weighs just over 600 grams.
All buyers please note: due to weight, delivery will be by courier and therefore it is very important that a contact telephone number be entered through the shopping cart at checkout stage, and couriers will NOT deliver to PO boxes!
An early 20th century compensated pocket barometer & altimeter with a distinctive black on white enamelled dial, housed in a gilded brass case retaining much of its original gilding.