S Government Ships Barometer! This barometer was issued for service in the United States Navy by the Navy Department Bureau of Ships. The Identification Plate on the back of the case contains the following information. BAROMETER, ANEROID, GENERAL TYPE NAVY DEPT BUREAU OF SHIPS TAYLOR INSTRUMENTS COMPANIES TYPE NO SK 12509 CONTRACT N155s-20996 YEAR 56 U. This wonderful old Ships Barometer works great, adjusts correctly, and has really fine and authentic aging…… The type that is earned from years of authentic service as a working nautical tool! There is age-appropriate wear, corrosion, etc….. The most visual of which is a crack on the ring that you can see pictured. This is a fairly typical stress crack that I see occurring on these types of brass case parts The outer measurements are approximately 6-3/4″ diameter across the ring x 2-1/4″ deep. Please review the photos carefully and use your expertise to determine this barometer’s value…… You will really like this desirable barometer and it will command a central position in your nautical instrument display! The item “Taylor U. S. Navy Ships Barometer U. S. Government with Identification Plate 1956″ is in sale since Monday, August 17, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Science & Medicine (1930-Now)\Scientific Instruments\Barometers”. The seller is “funkadelic4u” and is located in Laguna Hills, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
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