Opticians Thermometer c.1900
This item is engraved C W Dixey & Son, Opticians 3 New Bond St London. It would have hung in the opticians in the late 19th / Early 20th Century.
We are proud to offer a delightful English opticians’ thermometer. A wonderful aged patination has covered the metal part of this instrument, the engraved base sections also holds a wonderful aged colour as shown in the photos provided. A truly rare survivor, which is still in full working order. This item would easily hang on a wall as a great decorative object.
Size in inches approx.: H 5.5” x W 3” x D 0.3”
This item shows signs of age, wear and tear in the form of deep patination across its surface and weathered surface of the metal material. The item is solid in form and structurally secure without broken or loose sections, in fully working order.
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