Short & Mason - London. 20th Century mahogany antique Barograph. [5990]


Very unusual, elegant and fine quality early 20th Century well-patinated mahogany Barograph - No. 46; the well-shaped, moulded hood, with bevelled plate glass, over 8-capsule barometer movement and distinctive, patented eight-day clock movement with platform escapement. The whole on attractive moulded base, with bracket feet and twin compartment chart drawer to base. Signed by retailers Price & Cousens - Bristol. Short and Mason were amongst the leading early manufacturers of ‘recording barometers’ (barographs), working from premises in Hatton Garden.
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Year c 1900