Fuess Comparison Aneroid Barometer

Fuess Comparison Aneroid Barometer

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This instrument is 5¼ inches diameter and 3¼ inches deep. The inscriptions on the face read “R. / FUESS / BERLIN-STEGLITZ” and “195153” and “D.R.P.” and “mb.” The scale around the circumference of the face extends from 0 to 1100. A nozzle on the side of the pressure-tight steel case is designed for attaching a hose that would be connected to a testing device.
This came to the Smithsonian in 1959, a transfer from the U.S. Weather Bureau. It may date from around 1940.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Aneroid Barometer
date made
ca 1940
R. Fuess
place made
Germany: Berlin
overall: 3 1/4 in x 6 in x 5 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 15.24 cm x 13.6525 cm
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accession number
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Credit Line
U.S. Weather Bureau
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