[wxqc] Mercury Barometer

Victor Engel brillig at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 16:00:16 CST 2008


Have you tried Medford Clock and Barometer? Maybe you can get an antique one
there:

http://www.medfordclock.com/barometer/antique.htm

On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 12:15 PM, A.J deLange <ajdel at cox.net> wrote:

> You can forget my suggestion about buying a mercury barometer. Apparently
> you can't because the only manufacturer (of which I am aware i.e. Princo)
>  stopped making them over a year ago citing  increasing regulations
> concerning mercury. The lawyers, politicians and tree huggers have done us
> in, folks. The cancer is metastatic. But we let it happen.
>
> Does anyone know of another source for these dangerous instruments (which
> used to hang in the chemistry lab in every high school in this once sensible
> country)?
>
> A.J.
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