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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 Wood 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 Wood Scientific Instruments

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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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Paper

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Brass

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 Wood 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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Paper

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Wood 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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Walnut

Antique Georgian Mahogany Banjo Barometer
Located in Norwich, GB
Antique Georgian mahogany banjo barometer having a swan neck pediment and satinwood stringing to the case, thermometer, small round mirror and a silver nine inch dial.  
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Early 19th Century English Georgian Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Antique English Spring Balance Scale Made by Salter 100 Years Old, Custom Stand
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English spring balance pocket scale made by "Salter Co." on custom made stand, 100 years old. (Shown at Right in Group Photo) Measures: Scale: 7-1/2" long x 1-1/2" wide St...
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Early 20th Century English Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique English Spring Balance Scale Made by Salter 100 Years Old, Custom Stand
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English spring balance scale made by "Salter Co." on custom made stand, 100 years old. (shown at left in group photo) Measures: Scale: 6-1/2" long x 1" wide Stand: 8-1/2" ...
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Early 20th Century English Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique English Spring Balance Scale Made by Salter 100 Years Old, Custom Stand
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English spring balance scale made by "Salter Co." on custom made stand, 100 years old. (Shown at center in group photo) Scale: 13" long x 3-1/2" wide Stand: 15" high x 4" ...
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Early 20th Century English Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Compass Lilley & Reynolds Ltd London Made in 1930s in Its Original Wooden Box
Located in Milan, IT
Magnetic dry compass of the 1930s, on universal joint, in its original wooden box complete with slot lid, signed LILLEY & REYNOLDS Ltd London, firm born from the merging between John...
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1930s British Vintage Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Celestial Globe Con Tripode, USA, 1900
Located in Milan, IT
American paper mâché celestial globe, wooden horizon circle, cast iron tripod. Showing the positions of the principal stars and circles, by John Duncan, professor of astronomy, maker...
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Early 20th Century American Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Terrestral Globe, Germany, 1890
Located in Milan, IT
Papier mâché painted with a watercolor terrestrial globe over a black painted wheel turned wooden base. Ernst Schotte & co. Berlin, Germany, circa 1890.
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1890s Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Terrestrial Globe Signed Cary, London, 1798
By Cary
Located in Milan, IT
Large 'Papier Machè' terrestrial globe with gores printed in calcography a color finished, on a wooden tripod. One compass joints the three feet. Brass meridian. Maker CARY, London, ...
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1790s British Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Terrestral Globe Signed Delamarche, Paris, 1864
Located in Milan, IT
A small terrestrial globe, papier mâché, caged into a brass armillary structure, with tall foot and mahogany wooden base. Signed Delamarche, Paris, France, 1864.
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1860s French Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

18th Century Louis XV Period Painted and Parcel Gilded Barometer
Located in London, GB
A Louis XV Period parcel gilded barometer of banjo form, the green painted body with carved giltwood rocaille work and C-scrolls throughout, housing a thermometer and weather dial. ...
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18th Century French Louis XV Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Wood

Teak and Brass Nautical Ship's Clinometer
Located in Nantucket, MA
A handsome brass and teak ship's clinometer. Used to measure the degree of healing on a boat, or on larger boats to weigh the distribution of cargo to be sure the ballast is even. Mi...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Oak Cased Barograph
Located in Cheshire, GB
Oak cased barograph, having a lift of beveled glazed case. The mechanical eight-day movement is housed in the drum, fitted with a seven-day chart which covers one full rotation of th...
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Early 20th Century British Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Portable Copying Machine by James Watt & Co.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Considered the first step into the world of modern photocopying, the copying machine was among the first widely used devices to successfully produce an exact copy of an original writ...
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18th Century English Other Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Antique French Coal Iron, Late 19th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A decorative rustic coal iron from the Loire Region made of forged iron with a wooden handle, French, circa 19th century. Forged iron body consisting of a heavy bottom plate with poi...
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Late 19th Century French Country Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Large Brass Oil Can with Wooden Handle, circa 1940
Located in San Francisco, CA
About: A large brass-plated oil can with wooden handle and attached lid. Creator: Unknown. Date of manufacture: circa 1940. Materials and techniques: Metal, brass plate, wood...
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Early 20th Century Industrial Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Brass and Wood Stanley Level, circa 1900-1920
Located in San Francisco, CA
About: An antique wood level with brass accents. Refinished in an oil and wax finish. Works properly horizontally and vertically. Creator: Stanley Inc. Date of manufacture: ci...
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Early 20th Century Industrial Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

J. Schneider WWII Military 10 x 80 Binoculars
Located in London, GB
A superb 10 x 80 (10 power magnification and 80 mm objective lenses) double telescope binocular by Joseph Schneider of Germany with 45° inclined oculars and integral filters. This mo...
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1940s German Vintage Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

Napoleon III Marble-Top Herbalist Scale, France, 1870s
Located in Austin, TX
A petite marble-top Napoleon lll herbalist scale, French, circa 1870. This lovely little scale was used to measure herbs and tobacco. The white marble top has gray veining and bull n...
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Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Marble, Brass

I&I Erat Early 19th Century Regency Giltwood and Maple English Harp
Located in Roma, RM
Fantastic English harp, signed I&I Erat, 23 Berners Street London, N° 1656, early 19th century. Giltwood and maple with paintings. Used and played, without strings, not tested.
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1820s English Empire Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Maple, Giltwood

French 18th Century Louis XVI Period Giltwood Thermometer and Barometer
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A superb and very high quality French 18th century Louis XVI period giltwood thermometer and barometer. Each beautiful piece displays very similar and extremely well executed giltwoo...
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18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

French 18th Century Louis XV Period Patinated Olive Green and Giltwood Barometer
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A striking and most decorative French 18th century Louis XV period patinated olive green and giltwood barometer. The barometer is centered by a charming bottom foliate design which e...
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18th Century French Louis XV Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Giltwood

French 18th Century Louis XVI Period Giltwood Barometer and Réaumur Thermometer
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very handsome French 18th century Louis XVI Period giltwood barometer and Réaumur thermometer. The hand painted dial is fitted with metal hands and framed within a mottled oval gil...
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18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

Pair of French 18th Century Louis XVI Period Giltwood Thermometers and Barometer
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An exceptional and rare pair of French 18th century Louis XVI period giltwood thermometers and barometers, dated 1779. Each display an elegant bottom berried laurel wreath with a Fin...
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18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

Large Antique Spirit Level, Mahogany, Brass, Craftsman, Instrument, William IV
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large antique spirit level. An English, mahogany and brass craftsman's instrument, dating to the William IV period, circa 1830. Charming, early 19th century instrument ...
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Mid-19th Century English William IV Antique Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Art Deco Era Weber-Costello 12 Inch Desk World Globe with Turned Wooden Base
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This small Art Deco era desk World globe was made by the Weber-Costello Co. of Chicago Heights Illinois of the United States in 1921 in the period Art Deco style. The globe is printe...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage Spirit Level, English, Rosewood, Brass, Instrument, Preston and Sons
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage spirit level. An English, rosewood and brass instrument by Preston and Sons, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1930. Attractive craftsman's level Displays a...
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Early 20th Century English Art Deco Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Rosewood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Lower Jaw Anatomical model Wood and Plaster on metal base Czech Republic, 1930s
Located in Almelo, NL
Lower jaw anatomical model made from wood and plaster on metal base Czech Republic 1930s. Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape. Size: W 9.5'' x H 18.5" x D 9.5" inch.
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Mid-20th Century Czech Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Human Medical Anatomical Torso Model Wood and Metal Base Czech Republic, 1920s
Located in Almelo, NL
Human medical anatomical Torso model wood and plaster on metal base Czech Republic 1920s . Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape . Size W 8.5'' x H 19" x D 9.5" inch.
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Early 20th Century Czech Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Large Anatomical Teaching Model "Distendant Ubera Vaccae", Germany, 1930s
Located in Almelo, NL
Anatomical teaching "Distendant Ubera Vaccae" model Germany 1930s (Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden). Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape. Size W 13.5” x H 19" x D 10....
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Mid-20th Century German Bauhaus Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plastic, Softwood

Anatomical Human Model, circa 1930s
Located in Almelo, NL
Unique circa 1930s vintage medical 62" size muscular instructional anatomical figure complete with internal organs (more info soon).
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1930s European Vintage Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Plaster

Charles and Ray Eames Molded Plywood Leg Splint for Evans in Original Wrapper
Located in Chicago, IL
These leg splints were designed by Charles and Ray Eames and produced for the United States Navy by the Evans Products Company, molded plywood division. They're still in their origin...
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1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plywood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Giltwood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Beech

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Plaster, Wood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Boxwood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Rosewood

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 Wood Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal