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Altimeter

Altimeter
Title
Altimeter
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Leather, metal, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 5.1 x 14.6 x 13.3 cm )
Description 
Hand-held altimeter in cylindrical leather case.
Object Number 
INV.905
Marks 
stamped: on lid of case: "T. O. M. SOPWITH / & / P. W. PADDON, / AERO CLUB, U. K. / LONDON. / SHORT BROS. / AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERS / LONDON." printed: at center of dial: T. O. M. Sopwith / & / P. W. Paddon / Aero Club U. K. / LONDON / SHORT BROTHERS / AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERS / LONDON / COMPENSATED"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group