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Antique Louis XVI 1775 Paris Beech Wood Barometer and Thermometer for a Hunter
Located in Munich, DE
Extraordinary and rare Louis XVI barometer and thermometer carved exquisitely in beech wood circa 1775. This wonderful object ist beautifully carved, gilt and painted, it has been ma...
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1770s French Louis XVI Antique Scientific Instruments

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Beech

Brass Nautical Lifeboat Compass on Gimbaled Stand, English, 1940s
Located in Nantucket, MA
A brass, gimbaled compass marked "Nautical" on a custom made brass and teak stand, mid-19th century, English. In working order. Compass degrees marked into the brass surround. From a...
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Mid-20th Century English Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Early Didactic Model of a Human Brain, 4 Section, Plaster, Kovodelny Podnik
Located in Buffalo, NY
Didactic model of human brain divided in sections, made of Didactic made of polychrome plaster Manufacturing by Kovodelny Podnik, Prague, 1920s-1930s. Polychrome plaster, retains ori...
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1920s Czech Industrial Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Plaster, Wood

Beautiful Carved Giltwood Louis XVI Style Lyre Barometer
Located in Atlanta, GA
Beautiful carved giltwood Louis XVI style Lyre Barometer, with center dial with French inscriptions, the lower part fitted with glass thermometer.
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Early 20th Century European Louis XVI Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Giltwood

Small Antique Draughtsman's Compass Set, Architect's, Technical Drawing, Hicks
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a small antique draughtsman's compass set. An English, silver nickel architect's technical drawing set of 3 bow compasses by Hicks of London, dating to the early 20th century...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Scientific Instruments

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Nickel

Mammoth English Antique Brass Desk Magnifying Glass / Paperweight, circa 1910
Located in London, GB
Always very popular and a very useful desk-top accessory, this one is one of the larger examples, quite an imposing size. These large circular magnifiers actually are the condenser o...
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1910s English Edwardian Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Carved Oakwood Antique French Barometer with Thermometer, by De Lambert, 1910s
Located in Verviers, BE
Carved oakwood antique French barometer with thermometer by the firme De Lambert, 1910s Made in Belgium by A. de Lambert. High quality mechanism with jeweled movement barometer and ...
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1910s Belgian Art Nouveau Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Oak

Nikon 20x Magnification 120mm Objective Lenses, WWII Japanese Naval Binoculars
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A pair of chromed metal and brass Nikon 20x120 WWII Naval binoculars. Set on an original 1940s military, re-polished metal stand. 20x magnification with 120mm objective lenses. P...
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1940s Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Chrome

Tellurium by P. A. Norstedt & Söner of Stockholm
Located in London, GB
A 1930s tellurium by P. A. Norstedt & Söner of Stockholm, Sweden. The tellurium has a hand-cranked mechanism with a globe of the Earth and Moon revolving around a central light re...
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Mid-20th Century Swedish Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Atomic Structure of Water 'H2O' Czechoslovak Manufacture of the 1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Molecular structure of water (H2O) for educational use, metal with wooden small spheres white painted, and with the larger spheres made of red painted Bakelite. Czechoslovak manufact...
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1950s Czech Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Set of 10 Astronomy Prints by A.Bell, 18th Century
Located in St Annes, Lancashire
Wonderful set of 10 copper-plate engravings. All related to astronomy and geography Drawn and engraved by A.Bell. Published circa 1790 Unframed. Free shipping.
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1790s English Georgian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Paper

Vintage Telescope, Brass, Officer of the Watch, Single Draw, Ross London, 1935
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage telescope. An English, brass 'officer of the watch' single draw refractor by Ross of London, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1935. Perfect for bird watchin...
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1930s Albanian Other Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique French Opera Glasses with Detachable Lorgnette Handle, circa 1900
Located in London, GB
A wonderful and most unusual pair of antique French opera glasses dating to circa 1900 made from polished brass and bright mother of pearl shell. The telescopic handle is what mak...
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Early 1900s French Edwardian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Molecular Structure of a Diamond Czechoslovak Manufacture, 1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Diamond molecular structure made of metal with bakelite spheres. Czechoslovakian manufacture, made in the 1950s. Measures: Cm 23 x 20 H 20. Shipping in insured by Lloyd's London and...
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1950s Czech Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Terrestrial Globe Published in the 1950s by Vallardi Publisher
Located in Milan, IT
Terrestrial globe published in the 1950s by Vallardi publisher, drawn and engraved by A. Minelli, papier-mâché sphere covered with paper printed by engraving on copper plate and wate...
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1950s Italian Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Beam Compass, German, Cartographer, Architect, Drawing, Riefler
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage beam compass. A German, silver nickel cartographer's or architect's drawing instrument by Riefler, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930. Quality German i...
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1930s German Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Bolex Zoom Reflex P1 Movie Camera and Leather Case, circa 1961
Located in San Francisco, CA
About Highly polished duraluminium body, covered in genuine Morocco leather. Metal parts are chrome-plated. Original Moroccan leather case with brass latches and accents. This ca...
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Chrome

French Cast Iron Book Press, circa 1880
Located in Roubaix, FR
French cast iron book press circa 1880 very good and working condition. Polished finish.weight 18kg
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Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Antique Scientific Instruments

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Iron

Box Containing 14 Dismountable Geometric Solids Made in Italy, 1963
Located in Milan, IT
Box containing 14 detachable geometric solid solids of oakwood, height 15 cm, in their original wooden box complete with illustrative leaflet for the calculation of surfaces and volu...
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1960s Italian Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Carved Oakwood Antique French Barometer with Thermometer, 1910s
Located in Verviers, BE
Carved oakwood antique French barometer with thermometer Unusual antique carved oak barometer in a lovely oak case, working order. ...
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1910s French Art Nouveau Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Oak

Antique Richter's Anchor Box, German, Stone, Anker Baukasten, Number 15, Set
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique Richter's Anchor Box. A German, stone Anker Baukasten No. 15 or construction set, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1890. Highly collectible German construc...
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Late 19th Century Albanian Late Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Cast Stone

Vintage Sight Level, English, Brass, Handheld Surveyor's Instrument, circa 1930
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage sight level. An English, brass handheld surveyor's instrument, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1930. Appealing polished finish to this period instrument ...
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Early 20th Century European Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Scientist's Field Microscope, English, Brass, Instrument, circa 1950
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage scientist's field microscope. An English, brass, pocket instrument, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Superb brass instrument Displays a desirable age...
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Mid-20th Century English Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Late 18th Century Silver Dutch Perpetual Calender
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A rare late 18th-early 19th century silver Dutch perpetual calendar.
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Early 18th Century Dutch Antique Scientific Instruments

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Silver

Antique Hughes Telescope, English, 5 Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical, Regency
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique Hughes telescope. An English, leather and brass 5-draw terrestrial or astronomical refractor, dating to the Regency period, circa 1830. Perfect for bird watchin...
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Microscope, English, Brass, Scientific Instrument, Charles Baker, London
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique microscope. An English, brass jug handle scientific instrument by C. Baker of London, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Attractive and appealing scien...
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1910s English Edwardian Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Lippich Polarimeter Made in 1893 of Brass and Black Metal
Located in Milan, IT
Lippich polarimeter made in 1893 signed Societé Genevoise Genève, brass and black metal. It is an optical instrument of analysis used to determine the concentration of sucrose and gl...
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1890s Swiss Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Stereoscope Bar Parallax, Scientific Instrument, JM Glauser, London
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage stereoscope bar parallax. An English, brass scientific instrument for measuring depth in aerial photographs or maps, by JM Glauser & Sons of London, dating to the m...
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1950s English Other Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Engine Indicator, Scottish, Scientific Instrument, Dobbie McInnes, 1920
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique mechanical engine indicator. A Scottish, brass scientific instrument by Dobbie-McInnes of Glasgow, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920. Presenting a gr...
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1920s Scottish Edwardian Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century Balancing Scale
Located in Houston, TX
19th century brass balancing scale in good condition with beautiful patina.
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19th Century Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Domestic Medicine Chest by Thompson & Capper
Located in New Orleans, LA
An invaluable addition to the 19th century home, this domestic medicine chest contained nearly everything needed to nurse a member of the household back to health. Made by the firm o...
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19th Century English Other Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Metal Check Writer Circa 1920
Located in San Francisco, CA
ABOUT An antique metal F & E Check Writer with two arms and brass name plate. CREATOR Hedman Mfg. Co., Chicago, IL. DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1920s. MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES M...
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Early 20th Century Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Steel

Brass Anemometer Mada in Uk by George & Griffin in the 50s with Its Leather Case
Located in Milan, IT
Brass anemometer, complete with four scales, signed George & Griffin Ltd from the 1950s and placed in its original velvet-covered leather case and complete with brass support with jo...
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1950s British Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique English Slider Trade Scale on Custom Stand, circa 1900-1920
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English slider trade scale on custom made stand, circa 1900-1920. Measures: Stand: 12" high x 5" wide x 3" deep Scale: 9" long x 4" wide x 1" deep.
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Early 20th Century English Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Steel

19th Century English Painted Iron Scale with Three Weights
Located in Dallas, TX
This beautiful, antique iron scale was forged in England, circa 1860. The scale features a removable enamel tray and three round weights of different colors. The scale has handles fo...
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Mid-19th Century English Antique Scientific Instruments

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Iron, Enamel

Boxwood and Brass Shoes Meter Ullathorne & Co End of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Antique boxwood and brass meter, signed Ullathorne, end of the 19th century, used to measure the length of shoes. Measures: Length cm 39. The Ullathorne & Co firm was a shoes mercery...
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1880s British Antique Scientific Instruments

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Boxwood

Pocket Compass for a Royal Air Force Officer Signed Short & Mason, 1916
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for a Royal air force officer signed Short & Mason Ltd London 1916 V 110312 made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a lid wi...
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1910s British Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

American Pocket Compass WWI Usanite N.Y. Rochester
Located in Milan, IT
Small pocket compass made of chromed brass, supplied to the US army during the First World War, the lid is engraved ENG. DEPT. USA 1917. Compass in the shape of a pocket watch, equip...
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1910s American Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Compass Used by British Aviation Officers, 1917
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used by British aviation officers made of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, complete with chain signed Dennison Birmingham VI 20634 1917. The compass is eq...
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1910s British Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

NOS Bynamics Leather Desk Director Phone System Six Hundred, 1985
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
Never used, fully functioning, (NOS). No status seeking, 1980s Wall Street executive should be without this leather bound desk apprentice. More than just a novelty item, this is a ra...
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1980s Canadian Modern Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Leather

Terrestrial Globe Made According to the Knowledge of Giovanni Maria Cassini 1843
Located in Milan, IT
Rare terrestrial globe made according to the knowledge of Giovanni Maria Cassini (Venice 1745 - Rome 1824) regular cleric of the Padri Somaschi, an order proposed in Venice in 1525 a...
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1840s Italian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Wood

French Brass Saccharimeter with Base, Mid-19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Antique brass saccharimeter with three feet base, including three lenses. It’s an antique instruments to measure concentration of sugars in a solution. This instrument is signed Sacc...
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1850s French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Terrestrial Globe Edited by Columbus by Prof. Ernst Friedrich, 1920s
Located in Milan, IT
Terrestrial globe edited by Columbus, by prof. Ernst Friedrich, 1920s. Very good condition. Measures: Height cm 110, inches 43.30, diameter of sphere cm 50, inches 19.68. Establis...
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Early 20th Century German Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Ornate Nickel Coated Brass Antique Cash Register
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Victorian cash register by National Cash Register Co., Dayton Ohio made of solid nickel coated brass, marble and wood. We have the missing glass and wood that goes on the top. As is,...
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19th Century American Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Set of Genitourinary Instruments Second Half of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Set of genitourinary instruments of Bougies placed in a box made of oak, made second half of the nineteenth century. Box measures 34 x 14 cm - 13.38 x 5.51 inches. On the lower shelf...
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1870s Italian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Patek Philippe T3 AKW Electronic Time Tower
Located in New Orleans, LA
This incredibly rare and important Patek Philippe T3 AKW model electronic time tower was used in the nuclear power plant of Gundremmingen (Bavaria). Comprising 6 units and dials to i...
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Late 20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Metal, Steel

Patek Philippe Electronic World Time Tower Clock
Located in New Orleans, LA
The largest and oldest of its kind ever made, this remarkable and rare 22-module time tower was created by Patek Philippe of Geneva. Part of the highly regarded and technologically a...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Metal, Steel

Patek Philippe Radio Controller
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare and unique electronic radio controller, model MIC, is part of Patek Philippe's Electronic Master Clock System and is able to control radio frequencies by keeping accurate t...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Steel

Patek Philippe Electronic Master Clock and Digital Display
Located in New Orleans, LA
From the leaders in precision timekeeping, this exceptional Patek Philippe "Chronorquartz" model FBCZK master clock features a master clock and a digital display auxiliary, or "slave...
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20th Century Swiss Scientific Instruments

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Steel

Victorian Aneriod Wall Barometer
Located in Norwich, GB
Victorian Aneriod Barometer with gilded and chased outer casing mounted on a mahogany board. Beautifully engraved silvered dial with seven weather indications, the scale reading f...
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19th Century British Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Rare Mahogany Cased Two Day Marine Chronometer by Dent of London No.51958
By Dent
Located in Devon, GB
A rare two day chronometer by the celebrated firm of Dent, with their patent staple balance and numbered 51958. The high quality movement, which is fully signed and numbered on the s...
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Early 1900s English Edwardian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

19th Century Antique Bow Front Barometer by J. Somalvico & Co of London
Located in Devon, GB
A good William IV period rosewood and mother-of-pearl bow fronted stick barometer with its original bowed glass thermometer by this fine London maker. The cushion topped case is ve...
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19th Century English William IV Antique Scientific Instruments

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Rosewood

Spanish 17th Century Stone Mortar
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very lovely 17th century mortar carved from marble from Tarragona, Spain. Excellent patina. A wonderful object for any tabletop of bookcase display.
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17th Century Spanish Antique Scientific Instruments

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Marble

French Neoclassical Style Wall Barometer and Thermometer
Located in London, GB
French neoclassical style wall barometer and thermometer French, 19th century Measures: Height 113cm, width 28cm, depth 6cm This beautiful instrument is a combined barometer and...
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19th Century French Neoclassical Antique Scientific Instruments

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Metal

R & J Beck Brass Refracting Telescope with Tripod and Original Carrying Box
Located in San Francisco, CA
An impressive English brass 3.5" diameter refracting telescope made and signed by R & J Beck retaining its original brass mounted tripod and mahogany carrying case with many addition...
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

1930s Plaster Anatomical Torso , Didactic or Educational Model , Germany
Located in Antwerp, BE
1930s Plaster Anatomical Torso, Didactic Bust, Educational Model . This Plaster Torso is mounted on a wooden base and has removable organs like heart, lungs , liver ,etc ... which a...
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Mid-20th Century German Art Deco Scientific Instruments

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Plaster, Wood

Render by Callum Campbell
Located in Geneve, CH
Render by Callum Campbell Objects for self-collection Signed and numbered Dimensions: W 24 x D 8.8 H 36 cm Materials: Brass, stainless steel Finish: Polished Physical appeara...
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2010s Australian Modern Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Stainless Steel

17th Century Cabinet of Curiosities
Located in New Orleans, LA
Magnificent artistry, exotic materials and a bit of intrigue combine in this Italian Baroque-era cabinet of curiosities. Once a term used to describe entire rooms dedicated to humani...
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17th Century Italian Renaissance Antique Scientific Instruments

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Lapis Lazuli, Bronze