Zero Stock-Antique Pocket Barometer Compass Thermometer Compendium
SOLD This is an antique pocket barometer altimeter, thermometer and compass weather station used by explorers and travelers from late 1800s until early 1900s. On the nice brass face is engraved "Trouse Altimetre de Precision". The three separate instruments are functional: the barometer scale goes from 46-78 torr or mm/mercury and the rotating altimeter scale ranges from zero to 4000 meters adjusted by the rotating bezel and calibrating screw behind the case. The thermometer shows the temperature in Centigrade degrees and goes from -10 C to 60 C. The wonderful compass has a nice locking knob situated in the middle of the case, blue still needle, a red jewel stone and black and gold face with french cardinals. The dark brown leather covered wood case is has a bit of lost of leather and looks like was restored over time. Considering it was a mobile device, the leather exterior is scuffed in few places and the burgundy velvet was restored over time and the thermometer has a air bubble inside. Dimensions: 100 mm X 70 mm X 25 mm when closed. This wonderful device will make a exquisite addition to your collection.