Timby's Ripple-front Rosewood Stick Barometer, John M. Merrick & Co., Worcester, Massachusetts, c. 1857, upper glazed window with dial reading in part: Timby's Patent Nov. 3rd 1857, lower window with silvered thermometer dial engraved John M. Merrick & Co. Worcester Mass, full-length mercury tube, lg. 39 in.
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