Committi of London Mahogany Sheraton Banjo Aneroid Barometer & Thermometer B568.6

£650.00
Committi of London Mahogany Sheraton Banjo Aneroid Barometer & Thermometer B568.6 Committi of London Mahogany Sheraton Banjo Aneroid Barometer & Thermometer B568.6
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In 1845 an Italian precision instrument maker, Onorato Comitti, travelled to England seeking a new future in the land that was enjoying the unprecedented prosperity generated by the Industrial Revolution and in 1850 he open his workshops alongside other specialist makers in Clerkenwell, London.

Dedicated to the pursuit of perfection and innovation, he quickly achieved an unsurpassed reputation for his recording instruments including the finest quality mercury and aneroid barometers. It was during the late Victorian period that the company gained renown as one of the finest clockmakers in England receiving the Diploma of Honour for the company’s workmanship in 1888.

More than 150 years later, Comitti is still a family-owned business, run by the fifth generation, which remains true to the founding principles of Onorato Comitti and continues to maintain the company’s international reputation for luxury timepieces in the finest traditions of English clock making.

  • Sheraton style mahogany aneroid barometer with curl veneer, marquetry shell inlay and white/black edgeline.
  • Temperature compensated precision aneroid movement.
  • Silver finish dial calibrated in inches and millibars.
  • Spirit C & F thermometer.
  • Height: 28" (71cm)
  • Width: 8.0" (20cm)
  • Manufacturer's warranty: 12 months (extendable to 24 upon registration)

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