All dials register as they should, and reset fully, the aluminium vanes are undamaged and spin very easily to give a reading from even a gentle breeze. This is a fine example from a much respected maker, in full working order and in good condition for age, with some wear, marks and scratches. Negretti and Zambra active 1850 c. 1999 was a company that produced scientific (philosophical) and optical instruments and also operated a photographic studio based in London, England.
Henry Negretti (18181879) and Joseph Zambra (18221897) formed a partnership in 1850, thereby founding the firm which would eventually be appointed opticians and scientific instrument makers to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and King Edward VII, the Royal Observatory and the British Admiralty. Both Negretti and Zambra were born in Italy. The item "Vintage Negretti & Zambra London, Wind / Air Speed Flow Meter, Vane Anemometer" is in sale since Wednesday, March 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Scientific Collectables\Other Scientific Collectables".The seller is "andrew_frost7r3b" and is located in Matlock. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.