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Vintage Lufft Compensated Precision Barometer Made in Germany Lufft

£19.99 Out Of Stock

Product description

Wonderful scientific instrument from renowned makers Lufft in Germany. This barometer is numbered No. 1170 and the scale is in millimetres of mercury rather than millibars. Measures from 690 to 830 mm. The lowest ever recorded being 652 during a typhoon in 1979 and the highest 813 during the Siberian winter of 1968. There is an adjusting screw at the rear to set the value to match the met office reported pressure (the met office give out millibars rather than mmHg but for conversion 760 mmHg = 1013.20 mb. Housed in a wooden case with a diameter of 19.5 cm. The compensator means the accuracy is not influenced by temperature. Simply match the movable silver pointer to cover the blue pointer then observe rise and fall over time.

Item details

Brand:
Lufft
Condition:
Used: very good
Type:
Vintage & retro

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Wonderful scientific instrument from renowned makers Lufft in Germany. This barometer is numbered No. 1170 and the scale is in millimetres of mercury rather than millibars. Measures from 690 to 830 mm. The lowest ever recorded being 652 during a typhoon in 1979 and the highest 813 during the Siberian winter of 1968. There is an adjusting screw at the rear to set the value to match the met office reported pressure (the met office give out millibars rather than mmHg but for conversion 760 mmHg = 1013.20 mb. Housed in a wooden case with a diameter of 19.5 cm. The compensator means the accuracy is not influenced by temperature. Simply match the movable silver pointer to cover the blue pointer then observe rise and fall over time.

Brand:
Lufft
Condition:
Used: very good
Type:
Vintage & retro

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