Archive: September 2018

Collecting in the 21st Century
Vavasseur Antiques - Antique & Vintage Aneroid Barometers, Barographs & Other Scientific Instruments | September 27, 2018
Collecting in the 21st Century

The decline in the antiques trade might be a wholly unnatural phenomenon. Is it about to rebound with a rise in the collection of technology?

Antique Pocket Barometers on Screen
Vavasseur Antiques - Antique & Vintage Aneroid Barometers, Barographs & Other Scientific Instruments | September 20, 2018
Antique Pocket Barometers on Screen

It’s been an interesting September for Vavasseur Antiques with two unusual enquiries for antique pocket barometers. The first was from a UK production company seeking an antique pocket barometer as a prop for the lead character in a forthcoming TV series. Unfortunately, as the programme was set in 1830s, as pocket barometers weren’t invented until Negretti & Zambra rose to…