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late victorian rnli fisherman's aneroid barometer by negretti zambra london
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SA442681

LATE VICTORIAN RNLI FISHERMAN'S ANEROID BAROMETER BY NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, LONDON

Price
£475 | $586 USD | €549 EUR
Item Number: SA442681
Date of manufacture: 1880
Current Status: in stock
Seller: Jason Clarke Antiques
Seller on Sellingantiques since: 23 July 2015

Description:
A late Victorian Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer by Negretti & Zambra of London and issued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) – No. 1880.
Both Negretti & Zambra & Dollond were the only suppliers deemed of sufficient quality and standards to produce this design and these barometers were used on fishing vessels towards the end of the century.
Negretti & Zambra were leading names in the production of meteorological and scientific instruments with a company history dating back to the mid nineteenth century. They exhibited at British industrial fairs throughout and became makers to both Queen Victoria and Edward VII.
As early as 1864, Negretti & Zambra were advertising “The Fisherman’s & Life Boat Station Barometer”, their price list states, “as made by Negretti & Zambra especially for the Board of Trade and Royal Life Boat Institution, to be fixed at all the principal sea ports, fishing and life boat stations”. At five pounds and five shillings these were  ...show more description

Dimensions
Height = 15 cm (6")
Width = 15 cm (6")
Depth = 6 cm (3")

About the Date of Manufacture
This antique was produced in 1880. At the time that this antique was being crafted, Victoria, the only child of Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Edward Duke of Kent, was the Queen of England.

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Declaration

This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.

Dimensions

Height = 15 cm (6")
Width = 15 cm (6")
Depth = 6 cm (3")

Email seller about this item:

Jason Clarke Antiques

Newbury
Berkshire
United Kingdom
Tel: 07815 046645
Int'l Tel: +44 7815 046645
www.jasonclarkeantiques.co.uk