Jas P Marsh 4000 PSI Pressure Gauge
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Click on the photo for additional views of this vintage wind gauge anemometer.
This is an vintage maritime wind gauge anemometer with a nautical propeller that was salvaged from a vessel destined to be cut up for scrap at one of the shipbreaking yards. The propeller for sale is aluminum, the tail cone is fiber, and most of the rest of the unit is brass. The aluminum propeller has four blades and measures 13 3/4 inches tip to tip. From the ground to the top of the tail this wind gauge anemometer measures 30 1/2 inches tall. From the front tip to the back of the tail it measures 28 inches. The propeller turns with some resistance. The unit only spins about 30 degrees on the mount pipe. This antique wind gauge anemometer weighs about 26 pounds.
By definition, a windmill anemometer is similar to its namesake, the windmill, in that it must be parallel to the direction of the wind in order to work properly. A wind vane, attached to the tail of the anemometer, is pushed around until the propeller is facing into the wind. The wind then turns the propeller, which rotates a mechanism that calculates the wind speed.
We have not determined if this wind gauge anemometer works or not, but regardless, it will make a unique display item in your home or outside in your yard or garden area.
You will be shipped the vintage wind gauge anemometer shown in the photos.
Click on the photo to see additional views of this Thayer Checkweight scale.
This is an 8 1/2 inch wide 0-5 pound Thayer Checkweight scale made in Hingham, MA. The glass has some age wear, but no cracks or chips. The dial is very clean and readable. This scale weighs almost 5 pounds.
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Click on the photo for additional views of this vintage Snead shallow water dive helmet.
This Snead shallow water dive helmet measures 21 3/4 inches tall, 11 1/2 inches wide, and 11 1/2 inches deep. Weighs 56 pounds. This helmet was cast in one piece of corrosion resistant iron and still has the original yellow paint. According to the company, this helmet was effective in shallow water up to 18 feet. It was used for underwater work on vessel’s hulls and various forms of underwater light construction.
The features of this Snead Style 3 helmet include an air intake on the rear of the top the helmet, to keep the air draft off the diver’s face, a baffle plate cast in top to deflect air stream as to prevent fogging, and a lower center of gravity and better shoulder support to make the helmet more comfortable.
Manufactured in Jersey City, New Jersey.
Our dive helmet is in as-found condition with no verification of the working condition. It is a great historical piece and it displays very well! Just the thing for your nautical themed décor or office.
You will be shipped the Snead shallow water dive helmet shown in the photos.
Click on the photo to see additional views of this vintage pair semaphore signal flags.
The Semaphore flag signaling system is an alphabet signaling system based on the waving of a pair of hand-held flags in a particular pattern. The flags would have been attached to a rod or post.
These flags each measure 17 inches square. They are soiled, lightly stained, and have been folded up for many years. They were obtained from a large nautical auction some time ago.
Big Ship Salvage is a supplier to many different movie set designers and interior design companies looking for that hard to find real nautical piece. Why not shop were the pros shop, our inventory is ready to ship today, just call us at 574-870-1571.
You will be shipped the vintage pair semaphore signal flags shown in the photos.
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