June 26, 2008
This is a combination Barometer, Compass and Thermometer made by Cam-LaFontaine-Hazebroucq, Paris, France. In its original case. Circa turn of the century. The barometer is on one side, and the compass and thermometer are on the other side. The case is leather, with green velvet on one side, and green satin on the other. The size is 2 1/8” in diameter, and 7/8” thick.
This fantastic combination Barometer, Compass and Thermometer is for sale on Ebay Item number: 180256722656
June 10, 2008
Art deco barometer and thermometer made in France by Jaeger. The instrument dials are located between two pieces of beveled glass held together by a 22 ct plated rim. Settings can be adjusted to the altitude of the residing location. It features three concentric graduations: atmospheric pressure 27-1/2 to 32-1/2 inches/Hg; 930 to 1100 millibars; -100 to 5000 feet elevation. The thermometer in the bottom portion is graduated from 0 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Height 7”. Diameter 6-3/4”.