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Charles Chevalier Inlaid Mercury Stick Barometer

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
437
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Charles Chevalier Inlaid Mercury Stick Barometer, Paris, 19th century, rectangular mahogany veneer and inlaid case with silvered dial, dual vernier scales, figured veneered right panel, and silvered thermometer dial in the throat, terminating in a stepped and inlaid cistern cover, ht. 41 1/2 in.

Note: Barometers containing mercury cannot be shipped and must be picked up in the gallery.
Estimate $400-600


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