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.