Solid Mahogany Stick Barometer
Solid mahogany stick barometer having an arch top with bevel edge glass enclosing inward slanting bone register plates signed by J Hicks of London.With a mercury thermometer mounted on a ceramic scale plate within a glazed box and terminating in a turned cistern cover. James Joseph Hicks was born in Co Cork ,he was a staunch catholic and presented meteorological instruments to the Vatican ,he was made a Knight Commander of St Gregory. Please note:- Although most items are on display in our shop some maybe in our off-site store. If you are planning to visit us to view a specific item please check with us first.
Worboys Antiques has clarified that the Solid Mahogany Stick Barometer (LA78167) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being English, c.1870
Good condition in working order.
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