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Double sided pocket aneroid barometer and altimeter with screw on compass to the back

G. Falconer & Co., Hong Kong and London1900

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

This was an affluent walking and sea-going travellers companion, enabling him or her to track changing barometric pressure for the weather and, using the barometer as an altimeter to measure the heights of mountains climbed as well as keeping direction and taking bearings with the compass

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  • Title: Double sided pocket aneroid barometer and altimeter with screw on compass to the back
  • Creator: G. Falconer & Co., Hong Kong and London
  • Date Created: 1900
  • Location Created: Hong Kong and London
  • Physical Dimensions: Height : 7.3 cm Width : 6.1 cm Depth : 4.5 cm
  • Original Language: English
  • Medium: Brass, glass and leather
  • object id: HKMM2008.0242.0001

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