do not send us any items unless we have been consulted and advised you about
transport methods and costs etc. and issued you with a Parcel Number.
Telephone: 0044 (0) 1805 603 443
Fax No: 0044 (0) 1805 603 344
Barometer World Ltd
Opening Times: most Tuesday -Fridays and occassional Saturday mornings - by
appointment so please ring or e-mail before visiting.
It is always advisable to phone first before calling in. Whilst we often carry
stock of our barographs there are frequent times when we are finishing assembly
of these fine pieces.
We are leading specialists in barographs (and barographs) of high quality.
Our founder, Philip Collins, is a recognised world authority on barographs.
" In today worlds of high tech, silicone chips and computers it is refreshing
to find a company like Barometer World that still holds dear those hand skills,
oh so common over 100 years ago, and yet today are difficult to find; anyone
who admires real craftsmanship and quality, as it used to be in my grandfathers
day, will surely enjoy a visit there and I totally recommend them."
Peter N. Negretti, formerly Managing Director of Negretti & Zambra b1915
Negretti and Zambra were famous instrument manufacturers that provided
barometers for Admiral
FitzRoy whilst he was Chief of the Met Office
mission is to continue to supply the highest quality products and services
available as firms like Negretti
once did. In this ever changing times of electronics, the
traditional finely engineered barograph is in deed a collectors piece, admired
for its beauty as much as its great use.
are fascinating engineering instruments, which utilise the aneroid principle
of pressure measurement to record pressure changes on a chart. There are many
different designs of barographs. In the early days using mercury column barographs
but the general type of barograph around today is one that is operated with
a drum revolving with a clockwork mechanism or, for more modern items, a battery
driven Quartz drum, and a series of leavers connecting the pressure chambers
to a pen on the end of an arm.