Oak cased Long Range wall barometer by Negretti and Zambra


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Object Description

This magnificent barometer is offered for sale in excellent original condition, the gothic styled case with well-carved fretwork below the silvered register plates. The pink fluid makes for very easy pressure readings from a distance. It is also fitted with a mercury thermometer.

This barometer has a rate of expansion of six inches to one inch of the ordinary mercurial barometer. The catalogue further states that this form of long range barometer is not of any scientific value, but is merely a curiosity a a weather indicator.

Object History

The firm Negretti and Zambra were opticians and scientific instrument makers to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and Edward VII of the United Kingdom, the Royal Observatory and the British Admiralty.

Object Condition

Guaranteed for 3 years.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)1935 713333

Dealer Location

Bank Farm,
Lower Odcombe,
BA22 8TY

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