Hand Turned Padauk Aneroid

Ref 4000034

A unique hand turned and polished Padauk cased aneroid barometer as photographed.

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£ 195.00

A hand turned Padauk  cased aneroid barometer with 160mm diameter insert movement with fully visible exposed double diaphragm compensated movement and silver effect dial mounted with curved spirit filled thermometer.  Recessed brass keyhole type hanging plate on the back and case stamped on back by maker - P Collins, Merton - We bought a chunk of this heavy timber awhile ago for its very unusal and attractive grain and colour, when turned it is a very red colur but this will darker to a red brown with time. We have shellac polished it and wax finished it - its also resistant to termites !