Vintage-style Barometer

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This barometer is $160 at WeatherWeatherWeather, and also comes in silver. A whip around the internet reveals some excellent pictures, taken up-close by The Invisible Agent. It looks pretty good, but the globe is plastic and it is described as “finished in brass design.” That sentence is quite the little marvel, isn’t it?

Update: Cory spotted it first!

Photo: The Invisible Agent

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2 Responses to Vintage-style Barometer

  1. brad says:

    I have a vintage one of those with a see through black globe. Didnt realize it was worth that much.

  2. charlie says:

    or you could just make a real old style one with a tube of glass and a bowl of mercury

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