- Low Estimate: $400.00
- High Estimate: $450.00
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1st item: English Victorian or Edwardian "Admiral Fitzroy's" barometer or weather station with leaf, scroll and rosette carved pediment, urn finials, enclosing barometer, storm tube and thermometer mechanisms with printed paper register plate and instructions to top section. Applied brass presentation inscription plaque at base, engraved: "Presented to the Reverend Canon J. Herbert Jones M.A. by past and present members of his choir, St. John's Church, Waterloo / A token of affection and regard and esteem, October 1901". 50"H x 11"W x 3" D. 2nd item: Late 19th Century banjo shaped aneroid barometer, with inlaid rosewood and bronze mounts, porcelain dial with brass bezel surround. Thermometer with mercury reservoir and both Fahrenheit and Centigrade markings. Fruitwood garland and flower inlays along with an urn decoration to base. Appears to be in full working order. 27 1/2" H x 10" W x 2"D.
PROVENANCE: The collection of Peggy and the late Carroll Rosamond, Madison, Mississippi.
CONDITION: 1st item: Thermometer is functional, barometer does not appear to be working. Some foxing and fading to paper register. A few tiny losses to case elements, case in overall excellent condition. 2nd item: Excellent functional condition, very slight losses to inlay.