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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, April 28, 2019

LOT 79

ELLIOT BROTHERS SURVEYING ANEROID POCKET THERMOMETER; GILDED BRASS

Gilded brass surveying aneroid pocket thermometer (size 1¾"). Barrel-form case with extension post on the reverse for a magnetic compass with jewelled bar needle, calibrated to 360 degrees with cardinals and intercardinals; turned and stylised pillar with suspension ring. Silvered and engraved dial with barometric scale calibrated from 23- 31 inches of mercury with stations at the inch and divided to 1/20ths; upper portion marked "Rain" "Change" "Fair" and "Compensated"; lower part marked with the name and address of the maker "Elliott Bros / 449. Strand, / London."; fine blued-steel pointer; associated rotating bezel with altitude scale calibrated from 1,000 - 8,000 feet with stations at 1,000s and divided to 100s; bevelled glass.

Brand Elliot Brothers

Year circa 1870-1880

Material gilded brass

Dimensions Ø 50 mm.

Signature dial

HKD 1,500 - 2,500

CHF 200 - 300 / USD 200 - 300

Sold: HKD 1,250


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


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