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Fortin type barometer

A fortin-type barometer which has a central glass channel, ending in a cylindrical solid base with glass windows. The barometer has a graduated scale at upper right from '27' to '31' and a mercury thermometer inset at the lower left, above the base cylinder with scaling in degrees Celsius. The barometer is mounted on a polished timber base with a rounded top. The mount is wall-mountable, with metal fittings to support barometer.
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