Antique Combined Holosteric Barometer Thermometer Circa 1905

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Antique Combined Holosteric Barometer/Thermometer in Brass Case on Wooden Base. Manufactured in France, retailed in Venice.

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W-13 D-5 H-13 L-28 (cm)

Item Reference:

57677-962-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 57677-962-1
Item No. 57677 - Dealer No. 962 - Building No. 1


Antique brass french holosteric barometer/thermometer manufactured in France by Naudet Pertuis Hulot Barometres (NPHB), stamped on the case back. However the dial is marked 'Carlo Ponti Optn, Venise who would have been the retailer, with the NPHB logo also on the front.

The barometer works and displays barometric pressure in units of attometer of mercury.

The curved mercury thermometer is intact and measures in degrees Centigrade.

The brass case is in good condition with no significant defects. The glass is intact and surrounded by an engraved pattern. The instrument is displayed on a wooden base which is believed to be original. It should be noted that the instrument rests on but is not attached to the base. The length stated in the specification is the width of the wooden base

As this item incorporates a mercury thermometer, it cannot be sent through normal post.


Item Reference
Height: 13 cm
Width: 13 cm
Depth: 5 cm
Length: 28 cm
1901 - 1910, C20th (Edwardian)
Country of Origin


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