|Description of the item|
Very attractive mid C 20th barograph in excellent quality mahogany case. Complete with chart-drawer and deeply bevelled glasses. 12 diaphragm bellows, with an English made 'Gluck' movement. Plate with serial number 976.
|Information about the maker|
Casella still trade today but first traded 1799 when Louis Pascal Casella joined Cesare Tagliabue in Partnership in Holborn, London. They exported around the world and customers included Charles Darwin and Dr. Livingstone. They exhibited at the first 'Great Exhibition' held in the Crystal Palace, Hyde Park London in 1851.
|Dimensions & Specification|
Note about dating: It is very difficult to date these barographs as they are still in production. This one is of very traditional form, is numbered and we believe dates to c1960. It may well be earlier (my hunch is it is) but it could be more recent.
Dimensions: 370mm wide, 234mm deep, 227mm tall.
This was bought privately and had been very well cared for. The case was virtually mint and has just been cleaned and waxed. The brass work and movement has been stripped, cleaned and serviced.
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