Pocket Barometer by Short & Mason
Pocket Barometer by Short & Mason. A very rare pocket barometer by Short & Mason. In lovely condition and pressure test indicates it is in full working order. Approximately 50mm diameter and 16mm deep. The case is showing signs of age and the catch doesn’t work.
Short and Mason Limited 1875 – 1969
Based in Hatton Garden, City of London, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Made and sold barographs, aneroid barometers, compasses, aviation instruments such as altimeters, indicators and gauges (Sestrel brand)
1875 – established by Thomas Short and James Mason as Short & Mason
by 1876 – trading at 40 Hatton Garden, London, England; from approx 1900s traded as Short & Mason Limited, Aneroid Works, Macdonald Road., London, E17 (1910-1954?) and at Hale End Rd, 28 Wood St., London, England (1953-65), both in Walthamstow.
about 1907 – partnership with the Taylor Instrument Companies. Rochester, New York, using brand name TYCOS
Merged with Taylor Instrument Companies (Europe) Ltd., Leighton-Buzzard, Beds. (1969)