Antique Tycos Short Mason Pocket Barometer Compass and Thermometer Compendium Livgstone Traveling Set

Antique Tycos Short Mason Pocket Barometer Compass and Thermometer Compendium Livgstone Traveling Set

Explorer Antiques

Regular price $475.00 $385.00 Sale

     Rare example of high-end traveling barometer altimeter compass and thermometer compendium  (Livingstone Traveling Set) made by Tycos Short Mason  London  in mid 1920’s. The pocket aneroid barometer scale goes from 23-31 inches and the altimeter scale ranges from zero to 8000 feet adjusted by a bezel.

The wonderful  floating card compass  with the Tycos signature present under the North sign can be locked at the top by a button. 

The body of the two functional devices is made from gilded brass and  is in excellent condition.

 The small thermometer has a crack and is not functional. The scale ranges from 20  to 120  Fahrenheit  degrees.

The barometer set is coming with an original magazine print add from 1920. 

Dimensions : each device is 50 mm diameter and 15 mm thick and the thermometer 60 mm lenght.

The blue leather carrying  case (7 inches x 4 inches) has signs  a lot of wear and tear. Most likely well used by an traveler, explorer or by an officer in US Army.