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Mahogany cased barograph, Met Office pattern by Cassella

Clean and good running order
Lovely Condition
Hinged case
Supply of charts


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Description of the item

Very attractive late 20th C (see below) barograph in excellent quality mahogany case, by Cassella. 13 diaphragm bellows, with an 8-day English made 'Gluck' movement.
In very good original condition. Running and recording well. Movement checked and oiled.

We acquired this from the family who had received it as a gift from the Met Office in 1983, and it will come with the papers to prove its provenence.
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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.

The movement is by Gluck
Dimensions & Specification

Side hinged case, as shown in the large photos.

Dimensions: 318mm wide, 160mm deep, 200mm tall (handle down), 247mm handle up.

This one has a felt-tip type marker that doesn't require re-inking every week. It also comes with a box of new papers (and a box of old!).
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Condition Report

This item has obviously been well cared for and came to us in good condition. The case was virtually mint and has just been cleaned and waxed. The movement has been oiled. The instrument is running to time for the full duration and recording well.
Cost of Restoration

Non required.
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