Dollond - London. Unusual ‘Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer – Issued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’ – No.608
Dollond - London. Unusual ‘Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer – Issued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’ – No.608

Dollond - London. Unusual ‘Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer – Issued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’ – No.608

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Unusual ‘Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometer – Issued by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’ – No. 680 – in essentially original condition; with painted porcelain dial displaying Admiral Fitzroy’s “remarks” for prevailing weather conditions. Protected by bevelled glass.


“Fisherman’s Aneroid Barometers” were specifically manufactured ,to this standard design, at Admiral Fitzroy’s behest, for the Board of Trade, by Dollond and Negretti & Zambra, and sold to masters of fishing vessels, initially for 5 shillings [25p]
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