Antique Pocket Barometer Altimeter Compass Compendium Made in France
This is an antique pocket barometer altimeter, thermometer and compass weather station used by explorers and travelers from late 1800s until early 1900s. Comes with a rare original instructions leaflet containing informations about the maker or retailer “ Manufacture Francaise D’Armes et Cycles de Saint-Etienne”. The three separate instruments are fully functional: the barometer scale goes from 56-79 Torr and the rotating altimeter scale ranges from 0 to 2400 meters adjusted by the rotating bezel and calibrating screw behind the case. The thermometer shows the temperature in Celsius degrees and goes from -10C to 50C. The wonderful compass has a nice locking knob situated in the middle of the case, blue still needle, a dark jewel stone and black and silver face with french cardinals. The burgundy leather and satin case is in excellent condition with the functional locking system.Dimensions: 110 mm X 85 mm X 26mm when closed.
This wonderful device will make a exquisite addition to your collection.