Antique Pocket Barometer Compass and Thermometer Compendium Made in France
This is an antique pocket barometer altimeter, thermometer and compass weather station used by explorers and travelers in early 1900s. The three separate instruments are functional: the barometer scale goes from 50-80 torr or mm/mercury and the rotating altimeter scale ranges from zero to 3000 meters adjusted by the rotating bezel and calibrating screw behind the case. The thermometer shows the temperature in Centigrade degrees and goes from -20 C to 50 C. The wonderful compass has a nice locking knob situated in the middle of the case, blue steel needle, a red jewel stone and black and gold face with French cardinals. The dark brown leather covered wood case is in excellent condition with the functional locking system. The condition of this item is excellent. Considering it was a mobile device, the inside green satin liner has some wear and tear in a few spots. Dimensions: 115 mm X 78 mm X 25 mm when closed.
This wonderful device will make an exquisite addition to your collection.