19th.c. Stick Barometer by Alexander Adie of Edinburgh c.1830.

Early 19th.c. stick barometer by the celebrated Scottish instrument maker Alexander Adie of Edinburgh c.1830. Long mercury tube barometer on a simple mahogany case with an arched top and turned bowl. Original engraved brass gauge, named for Adie Edinbugh. With an adjustable marker for making comparative observations. Very good working condition. Good colour to the case.
Alexander Adie (1775 – 1858) was an instrument maker, inventor and meteorologist elected to the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1846. He was optician to both William IV and Queen Victoria.

Details

Dimensions: width 4½”, depth 2″, height 36″
Year: c.1830
Price: £695
Stock Number: 33245