An 1850s Weather Station by H. Pearce, Grantham England Barometer Thermometer
An 1850s English Weather station. Set in Mahogany by H. This banjo or wheel barometer has been preserved from the 1850s! Pearce in Grantham, England, this large weather station has charm and elegance. The Empire-style, hand carved finial tops the station meant to predict temperature, humidity, and barometric pressure. A large wheel or banjo barometer is the focus of the piece. While it appears if all the hardware for the barometer is present, it is unknown whether it is working and is presumed not working. The bottom of the piece is signed Pearce; Grantham with a level in between. The weather station is missing the humidity Dry\Moist gauge at top and a style element in the middle. The barometer is in VERY GOOD condition. The mahogany case has been exceptionally well preserved with light wear and no major damage. There are a few minor chips to the finial and a crack that runs across where the humidity gauge should be. The glass setting for the thermometer and domed barometer glass is in exceptional condition. The barometer might be non-functional, but the thermometer works well. The bronze reference dial for the barometer is not able to be set but is likely an easy repair.
Height: 40 in Maximum width: 10 in. Barometer tubes will be corked and sealed. Mercury 49cfr173.164 Mercury in any amount not contained in a device is prohibited. Per package is not accepted. Mercury contained in a device (Class -8- Corrosive) may not be regulated as a hazardous material if packaged and prepared under certain conditions.
49 CFR allows an exception to the hazardous material regulations. Thermometers, barometers or fluorescent lights or The package does not contain more than 1lb. 45kg net quantity of mercury per package. Your item will come from a pet and smoke-free home. If you are not satisfied, please let me know and allow me the opportunity to make it right.
Thank you for looking and I look forward to having your business! It is your responsibility to return the item to me in the same condition it was sent to you. The item "An 1850s Weather Station by H. Pearce, Grantham England Barometer Thermometer" is in sale since Wednesday, September 22, 2021.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Barometers". The seller is "certainlybenbetter" and is located in North Ridgeville, Ohio.
This item can be shipped to United States.