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

Late Victorian RNLI Fisherman's Aneroid Barometer by Negretti & Zambra, London

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Sold by: Jason Clarke Antiques


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 more description


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


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

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