“There is no bad weather – only bad preparation”. Under this fitting statement Best Made Resources Ltd. [US] introduced in 2017 a Compact Weather Station, manufactured by FISCHER. Polished brass and a black faceplate lend to the product a special handsomeness.
The manufacture of fine mechanical measurement instruments requires precision and solid technical skills. Virtually all product components are manufactured and assembled in-house. The short movie gives you an idea of our craftsmanship.
The association “Verband Deutsche Manufakturen e. V.” awarded for the second time this year the awards “manufactory of the year” as well as “manufactured product of the year” (titles are given for consumer goods and food products) with a belonging product short list. The award is given to get people interested in around 500 manufactories and their produced fine goods.
Peter Fischer with the award for FISCHER manufactory
The jury was containing representatives from well known manufactories who voted in a writen and sectret election. The “LUFFT Weather Pillar” produced by FISCHER was set to the product short list for consumer goods.
The award cerenomy was held on April 23rd 2015 at Direktorenhaus in Berlin while the seventh “Forum for the future of German manufacturies”.
Since foundation in 1881, the company LUFFT delves with development and production of climate measurement products. In 2012 LUFFT got awarded as “Marke des Jahrhunderts” (brand of the century). The production of all machanical measurement instruments is outsurced to FISCHER from Drebach.
The waether pillar is a faithfully reproduction of an historical instrument by LUFFT. Developed in the 1940th, it was mentioned the first time in the 1951th catalogue.
Historische Lufft Wettersäule
The reproduction through the engenieurs of FISCHER happened in 2014 and got lizenzed the same year by LUFFT.
The product contains the most important measurement instruments of weather forecast:
Barometer for measurement of atmospheric pressure
Thermometer for measurement of temperature
Hygrometer for measurement of relative humidity
Compass for determination of wind direction
The mechanical measurement instruments arranged cylindrical and framed in a body made of polished brass. The aneorid barometer ist installed in the bottom of the case. With the help of the rotateable needle you can easily see change on airial pressure. Hygrometer and bimetallic thermometer are located inside a glass tube and the compass is integrated in the top of the pillar. The bottom of the whole instrument is made ob wood and contains a description of the most importand rules of weather measurement and forecast.
Manufacturing at FISCHER happens in man made single production after an order.
Every weather pillar is hand made and got it’s own serial number.
Distribution in Central Europa and UK will be organized by MANUFACTUM.