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Object Name: Altimeter
Date: 1890-1920
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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 )
Place made: Europe, England, London
Description: Hand-held altimeter in cylindrical leather case.
Object Number: INV.905
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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"