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The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Justine D'Ooge » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...» Life Before Barometers September 27th, 2013 It is amazing that settled agriculture is considered to be a major contributing factor in humans... Read More »
French Barometer

History of Antique Weather Barometers ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/20/2009
...History of Antique Weather Barometers ~ M.S. Rau Antiques How's the Weather? A Brief History of Antique Barometers A A A If only we could see into the future.........When it comes to the weather, the barometer may be the closest thing we have to a crystal ball. This remarkable device is used to measure atmospheric pressure, and those changes in pressure indicate a change in the weather....... Today, weather stations around the world use barometers for accurate forecasting, and for those of us who love nostalgia, an antique barometer provides the same information in a masterfully crafted case... Read More »