Jules Richard - Anemometer - Aluminium, Silverplate

Jules Richard - Anemometer - Aluminium, Silverplate
France - Early 20th century

Hand anemometer made by "Jules Richard", the famous French manufacturer of scientific instruments in the 1940s with number 1897 8, as new, in perfect condition with very few signs of wear.

This anemometer consists of a tube with vanes attached to an axis. A worm screw system transmits the motion of the fins to a dial indicating the number of metres driven by the wind. A second dial, which is used to count the seconds, is also present on this model.

It does not have its original transport box but has a lighter one with more protection.
It is complete, but the little bottle of oil is missing.
It belonged to the company SERRE from Marseille and Matra-Harris Semiconducteurs.

Length: 23 cm
Diameter tube pallets: 9.5 cm
Chronometer diameter: 4.5 cm
Speedometer diameter: 5.5 cm
Weight anemometer: 482 g

Mondial Relay shipment.

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Lot details
Aluminium, Silverplate
Manufacturer/ Brand
Jules Richard
Model/ Name
Anémomètre à main
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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