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Victorian Pocket Barometer


This 18k gold barometer is so beautiful that we bought it even though it didn't seem to work. We googled "Barometer repair" and found a specialist in Rockport, Maine who took it into her barometric vacuum pressure chamber thingy to diagnose the problem, and surprise! It works fine! You just need to take a little eyeglass screwdriver and adjust the needle so it reflects the barometer wherever you are.


  • Materials

    18k gold (marked), new 14k gold chain

  • Age

    c. 1880

  • Condition

    Very good - surface wear commensurate with age and use; reverse side engraved with the initials KHT

  • Size

    1 3/8" length including the bale, 1" diameter, 18" chain





please note:Terms of Sale

Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.