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Art Deco Machine Age Sunbeam T-9 Toaster Iconic Patented Complete Breakfast Set
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Machine Age sunbeam T-9 toaster iconic patented complete breakfast set Modernist Streamline Industrial Design Another of the original Classic American Industrial Modernis...
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1940s American Art Deco Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Chrome

Large Hand Blown Clear Glass Balance Scale
Located in New York, NY
Hand blown glass balance scale by Andy Paiko. The balance is accurate to within one gram. Part of a very limited series, each instrument varies significantly in detail and complexity...
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2010s American Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Blown Glass

Mid-19th Century German Globe by C. Abel-Klinger, Nuremberg, circa 1860
Located in Milano, IT
Terrestrial globe Artistic company C. Abel - Klinger Nuremberg, circa 1860 H cm 31 x 22 cm (12.20 x 8.66 in); sphere 14 cm (5.51 in) in diameter lb 2.30 (kg 1.04) State of conservati...
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1860s German Other Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Paper

Machine Age Art Deco Walter Dorwin Teague Kodak Bantam Special Camera
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Streamline Walter Dorwin Teague Kodak Bantam Special Camera Clean original untouched version of this Iconic camera. Introduced in 1936. The Special's clam she...
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1930s American Art Deco Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Chrome, Aluminum, Enamel

Machine Age Steel Rocket Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Utilizing components one would typically find in a machinists shop, this abstracted steel rocket is composed of a large steel machine screw that sits atop a black fluted base and has...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Aluminum, Steel

Machine Age Art Deco Walter Dorwin Teague Kodak Medalist Camera with Case
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Walter Dorwin Teague Kodak medalist camera with case Modernist Streamline If you are into Teague's early Industrial designs, this is a relatively difficult ...
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1940s American Art Deco Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Fine 18th Century English Celestial Pocket Globe by Nathaniel Hill, London, 1754
Located in Buscot, Oxfordshire
A fine and rare 18th century English terrestrial and celestial pocket globe by Nathaniel Hill in its original black pebbled fish skin case dated 1754 titled "A new Terrestrial GLOBE ...
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Mid-18th Century British George II Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Shagreen, Paper, Paper

19th Century Continental Faux Bois Stick Barometer
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th century continental faux bois stick barometer Frame measures 8.25" W x 1.75" D x 39.75" T, overall is 40" tall to the top of the ring.
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19th Century European Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood

Antique French Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses by Flammarion, Paris
Located in London, GB
A handsome pair of antique Opera glasses professionally cleaned and polished, restoring them to their former glory dating to circa 1900. They come with their original leather case...
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Early 1900s French Edwardian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Patek Philippe French Naval Chronometer Wall Clock
Located in New Orleans, LA
Made for Auricoste, the official supplier of timepieces to the French Navy, this exceptional Patek Philippe "Chronorquartz" model CE28Y naval chronometer master wall clock features a...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Crystal, Quartz

Patek Philippe Electronic Master Clock Prototype
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare prototype version of the QM3, model RK quartz electronic master clock by the renowned Patek Philippe has the ability to control numerous auxiliary or "slave" clocks on the ...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Quartz

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

Pair of Antique French Opera Glasses by Colmont, Paris
Located in London, GB
A stunning pair of fine opera glasses clad in mother of pearl or nacre shell, the eye pieces engraved for the Belgian retailer "Etabliss. Van Goitsenhoven". The underside is engraved...
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Early 1900s French Edwardian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage Microscope by Ernst Leitz with Original Box, Germany, circa 1915
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
A German brass monocular microscope with its original oak case and with two extra lenses. Made by Ernst Leitz in Wetzlar in Germany during the early 20th century. Numbered "N* 17223...
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1910s German Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Iron

19th Century Antique English Mahogany Marine Barometer signed Nixon
Located in Devon, GB
An early 19th century mahogany marine barometer of exceptional quality and originality. The elegant carved, fluted and turned case has an inset engraved bone register plate reading f...
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19th Century British George IV Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Antique Georgian Satinwood Precision Barometer
Located in Devon, GB
A rare late 18th century George III period antique cross-banded satinwood wheel barometer. The nine inch circular silvered and engraved main scale has elaborate compass point central...
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18th Century English George III Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Satinwood

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

Materials

Paper

1911, The Lady Claire Dress Form, Very Rare
Located in Peekskill, NY
I've had an example of this dress form in my personal collection. It's an amazing piece of engineering and one of my favorite items... something I decided to never sell it. The Lady ...
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Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Patek Philippe T3 Seven-Module Time Tower
Located in New Orleans, LA
This complex seven-module time tower was created by Patek Philippe of Geneva as part of the firm's highly regarded and technologically advanced Electronic Clock System. During the 19...
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Late 20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Delzenne's Circle by Elliott Brothers of London, with Mirror, circa 1910
Located in London, GB
An Earth Inductor (Delzenne's Circle) by Elliott Brothers of London, circa 1910. The rotating circle is mounted with a brass backed mirror. The right hand side of the frame has...
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Early 20th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vacuum Pump by George & Becker of London
Located in London, GB
A "Nivoc" laboratory vacuum pump by W and J George & F. E. Becker of London and Birmingham, circa 1950. Glass bell jar with stopper. Measures: Bell jar: Height 14 1/2" - 37 cm, di...
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Mid-20th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Camera Tripod of Adjustable Height by P. Meagher of London
Located in London, GB
An oak camera tripod of adjustable height by P. Meagher of London, circa 1870. Height adjusted by cranking handle, 82 to 118 cm. Maker's label: MEAGHER manufacturer 21 Southamp...
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

George III Mahogany Barometer
Located in New York, NY
Late 18th century banjo barometer, with thermometer, level, convex plate, bone carved crown finial Brass bezels and glass.
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Late 18th Century English George III Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Collapsable Projector Screen
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
An old school way to watch movies or bring out the projector and watch those old home movies you've had stored in the basement for years. This project is by Da-lite and collapses for...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Oak Compass German Manufacture of the Late 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Magnetic topographic compass, of oak and brass; instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane, marking with the tip of the needle the direction of...
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1880s German Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Patek Philippe T3 Master Clock System
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare nine-module time tower by Patek Philippe of Geneva represents the most state of the art master timing systems of its day. Part of the highly regarded and technologically ad...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Quartz

Pair of Framed Butterfly Boxes
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of framed butterfly boxes. Each case contains about 300 specimens, all with data tags collected between 1960-1980 by Professor Ivo Klik of Tufts University, circa 1970s. Made in...
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20th Century American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood

English Fuller Calculator with Original Box of Mahogany and Brass
Located in Austin, TX
An English fuller calculator with original fitted box of mahogany and brass. Tag indicating repair by "W. F. Stanley & Co. Limited" on 5/2/59 Patented in 1878, the fuller calcu...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Brass

Wimshurst Influence Machine
Located in London, GB
A Wimshurst influence electrostatic generator, circa 1900. The Wimshurst influence machine is an electrostatic generator, a machine for generating high voltages developed betwee...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Mystery Barometer by Goerz of Berlin
Located in London, GB
A mystery brass barometer by C. P. Goerz of Berlin, circa 1925. 3" dial with English markings. The dial is from "Worse - Better" with categories of weather going from "Very st...
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Early 20th Century German Bauhaus Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Continental Physicians Painted Grain Steel Medical Scale Ruler Doctors
Located in Dayton, OH
Mid-20th century medical scale my Continental. Made from steel with a painted wood grain body. Features a 300 lb capacity with adjustable measuring stick.  
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Luxury Opera Glasses, "La Corona, Paris", circa 1880
Located in Incline Village, NV
Absolutely exquisite pair of operable mother of pearl high quality luxury opera glasses with fancy handle and gilt metal mounts. Premium mother of pearl and only the most glowing pea...
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Late 19th Century French Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Gold Plate

Early 20th Century Set of Two Antique Glass Apothecary Bottles
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Early 20th century set of vintage rustic glass apothecary bottles. By unknown manufacturer, Spain. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving ...
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Early 20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

Honne by Callum Campbell
Located in Geneve, CH
Honne by Callum Campbell Objects for self collection Signed and numbered Dimensions: W 95 x H 19- 25 cm Materials: Brass, LED Finish: Polished Note: 220-240w Australian electr...
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2010s Australian Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Decorative Butcher's Steelyard, English, Iron, Weighing Instrument, 1800
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique decorative butcher's steelyard. An English, cast iron weighing instrument, dating to the late 18th century, circa 1800. Decorative hanging piece with countrysid...
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Early 19th Century British Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Run of 7 Copper Standard Imperial Measuring Jugs
Located in London, GB
A run of seven copper standard imperial measuring jugs, by Farrow & Jackson of London and Paris. 1/2 pint to 4 Gallon, the sizes are as follows: 1: Half Pint: Height; 4 3/4". D...
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper

Antique Art Glass and Bronze Kaleidoscope
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Antique glass and bronze kaleidoscope The glass ball rotes.
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20th Century Japanese Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

Bronze Mortar with Mascarons
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Mortar decorated with a mascarons and pestle, patinated bronze, early 20th century. Measures: Height mortar 4 inches Height pestle 7 inches.  
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Early 20th Century French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Bronze Mortar with Mascarons
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Pair of bronze mortar decorated with a mascaron and their pestle, early 20th century. Measures: Height mortar 4 inches Height pestle 7 inches.   
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Early 20th Century French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

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 59259 of 1917. The compass ha...
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1910s British Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Pocket Compass for a US Army Officers Signed Keuffel & Esser Co NY WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass signed Keuffel & Esser Co New York, used by US Army officers during the First World War of chrome-plated brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped ...
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1910s American Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Addison Art Deco Model B2E Black & Yellow Marbled Catalin 'Waterfall' Tube Radio
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This Art Deco styled vintage tube radio was made by the Addison Industries Ltd. of Canada in circa 1947. This is Addison's model B2E, otherwise known as one of the 'Waterfall" models...
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Early 20th Century Canadian Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Brass Telescope with Mahogany Wooden Handle Made in UK in circa 1840
Located in Milan, IT
Telescope made of brass with handle covered with mahogany wood signed Cox London made in the first half of the 19th century, three-length focusing, complete with sunshade cap and dus...
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1840s British Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

German Globe Columbus Erdglobus Made in the 1940s Wooden Base
Located in Milan, IT
German globe Columbus Erdglobus by the cartographers C. Luther and R. Neuse, made in the 1940s. In addition to the territorial map, the ocean currents and the main trade routes of th...
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1940s German Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Paper

Addison Model 5D Black & Butterscotch Marbled Catalin 'Courthouse' Tube Radio
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This Art Deco styled vintage tube radio was made by the Addison Industries Ltd. of Canada in circa 1939. This is Addison's Model 5D, otherwise known as the 'Courthouse" model to coll...
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Early 20th Century Canadian Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

English 19th Century Assembled Set of Six Brass Bell Weights
Located in Wells, ME
English 19th century assembled set of six brass bell weights. The six weights are 7 pound, 4 pound, 2 pound, 1 pound, 8 ounces and 4 ounces. These weights were used in retail establi...
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Mid-19th Century English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

20th Century Set of Vintage Surgical Seams
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
20th century set of vintage surgical seams By unknown manufacturer, Spain. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. M...
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20th Century Spanish Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

Early 20th Century Set of Three Antique Apothecary Glass Bottles
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Early 20th century set of three antique apothecary glass bottles. By unknown manufacturer, Spain. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a...
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Early 20th Century Spanish Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

17th Century Bronze Mortar
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Bronze mortar and pestle. 17th or 18th century Measures: Mortar height: 4 inches Pestle height: 7.5 inches.
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Early 1700s French Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

Antique Fishing Weather Vane with Copper Sailfish
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Vintage weather vane with large copper sailfish. A great stunning sailfish weathervane, the 3D fish formed from copper rotating on a steel pin with a copper ball and brass direction...
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Early 1900s American Sporting Art Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Copper, Steel

English Antique George II Mahogany Stick Barometer by Polti of Exeter
Located in Devon, GB
A rare George II period mahogany stick barometer with finely carved cistern cover and surround to partly conceal the mercury tube. Most unusually the signed register plate is made of...
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Mid-18th Century English George II Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Dental Articulator or Phantom Head
Located in London, GB
An early aluminum and bronze dental articulator, mounted on iron display stands. The lower plate is adjustable representing the bite, the upper head unclips and flips back to move...
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Early 20th Century European Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum, Bronze, Iron

18th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Barometer
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely period French Louis XVI giltwood barometer with beautiful patina. This antique French Louis XVI giltwood barometer will add a touch of elegance to any home.   
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Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

Antique Stick Barometer, Walnut, Scientific Instrument, Negretti & Zambra, 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique stick barometer. An English, walnut scientific instrument with thermometer by Negretti & Zambra, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Presented in t...
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Late 19th Century British Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Walnut

Large Mid-Century Modern Didactic Resin Anatomical Model Jaw
Located in Weesp, NL
Big 1960s anatomical jaw teaching model in perfect condition. This beautiful resin jaw can be taken apart as shown in the images. It was made in the 1960s by Rudiger Anatomie in Berl...
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1960s German Mid-Century Modern Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Resin

WW1 Binoculars and Case, British Officer's Issue
Located in London, GB
A fabulous pair of French made World War 1 British Officers Military binoculars with the brass on the binoculars having the British military crows foot mark. They were manufactur...
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1910s French Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Ear Anatomical Model of the End of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Ear anatomical model, plaster and papier mâché hand painted, depicting the inner and outer ear and the cochlea. German manufacture of the end of the 19th century. Good condition, som...
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Late 19th Century German Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster

Antique Landolt Ophthalmic Perimeter 'Capacimètre' L. Giroux, circa 1900
Located in FR
This instrument is a “capacimetre” also called Landolt perimeter. This device was used to measure the visual field. It consists of a mobile graduated half-ring attached at its center...
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Early 20th Century European Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Brass