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A mahogany stick barometer, Thomas Blunt, London, early 19th century
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,440 GBP
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A mahogany stick barometer, Thomas Blunt, London, early 19th century
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,440 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A mahogany stick barometer, Thomas Blunt, London, early 19th century
the exposed tube with silvered plate signed T.Blunt, London and hand-set vernier, the arch top case with chevron veneered trunk and turned cistern cover
93cm. 36½in. high
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Literature

The business card of Thomas Blunt is reproduced Edwin Banfield Barometers, Stick or Cistern Tube Baros Books 1985 pg.99

Catalogue Note

Thomas Blunt, a famous barometer maker, was apprenticed to Edward Nairne in 1760 and became his partner in 1774. The partnership lasted until 1793 and after that Blunt was joined by his son. He was made Mathematical Instrument Maker to King George III. He died in 1822.

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