Attractive Edwardian large format circular wall mounted barometer presented to F.L. Borgeaud by Royal Engineer Staff - Royal Pembroke Dock in 1904. Substantial solid mahogany frame with fine inlays and period shell marquetry, bevelled edge glass with brass collar, printed silver barometer face (age related marks) and black pointers, curved glass thermometer now missing. Two silver metal presentation plaques, wall hanging slot to rear. This is a substantial and heavy piece of the highest quality presented by the Royal Engineers of Royal Pembroke Dock Wales. The dockyard was established in the early 1800’s, during its 112 years of active service, the dockyard saw the construction of five Royal Yachts and 263 other Royal Naval vessels. The last ship built there was launched in April 1922. Around the time of the presentation of this piece the dockyard completed the first-class armoured cruiser Duke of Edinburgh launched 1904. Diameter - 31cm, 7cm deep. This barometer was working at the time of listing for sale but we offer no guarantee with this item based on its age. £149.00 including postage to U.K. zone 1 addresses. For postage costs to addresses outside U.K. zone 1 and overseas postage please enquire prior to placing your order thank you.
Edwardian large format circular barometer presented by Royal Pembroke Dock