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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 George II Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Shagreen, Paper, Paper

19th Century Antique English Mahogany Marine Barometer signed Nixon
By 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 George IV Antique British Scientific Instruments

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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 George III Antique British Scientific Instruments

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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 Georgian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Paper

Delzenne's Circle by Elliott Brothers of London, with Mirror, circa 1910
By Elliott Brothers
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 British 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 British 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 Victorian Antique British 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 George III Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

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 Antique British 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 Antique British 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 Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Iron

Run of 7 Copper Standard Imperial Measuring Jugs
By Farrow & Jackson
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 Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Copper

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 Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

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 Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

English Antique George II Mahogany Stick Barometer by Polti of Exeter
By C. Polti
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 George II Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Antique British Scientific Instruments

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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 Georgian Antique British 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 British 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 British 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 British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Brass Compass Produced in 1918 and Supplied to English Officers
Located in Milan, IT
Prismatic bearing compass made of brass; it is a small compass, Verner’s Pattern model named after the designer, Colonel William Willoughby Cole Verner (1852-1922) and produced in 19...
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1910s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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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 Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

English Circular "Magnum" Pocket Calculator with Leather Case by Fowler and Co.
Located in Austin, TX
A fine English circular "Magnum" long scale pocket calculator with leather case by Fowler & Co. in Manchester. The Magnum circular slide rule is a compass style calculator with a ...
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Mid-20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Sublime 1888 Sterling Silver Repousse Barometer Cherubs Angels Grape Vines
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this lovely decorative sterling silver cherub repousse Barometer dating to 1888 This piece is fully hallmarked with the sideways facing ladies h...
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1880s Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Sterling Silver

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 Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

English Circular "Twelve-Ten" Calculator with Leather Case by Fowler and Co.
By Fowler & Co. 1
Located in Austin, TX
A fine English circular "twelve-ten" or "12-10" pocket calculator with leather case by Fowler & Co. in Manchester. Includes original instruction manual. A form of a slide rule, i...
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Mid-20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

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 Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Portable Copying Machine by James Watt & Co.
By James Watt
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 Other Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Rare Antique English Mammoth Map or Library Magnifying Glass, circa 1930
Located in London, GB
Wow, you need to hands to lift this mammoth magnifying glass, a great look for the library and a real talking point. The handle is made from cast brass and the frame for the glass...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Early 20th Century Hand Blown Glass Pigment Vial Curiosity
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A large hand blown globular glass vial, with polish pontil mark. The vial sits on a large circular base, that is removable so the vial can be emptied. Some areas of wear aroun...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Blown Glass

Lovely Victorian Boy Chasing a Cat Met Aneroid Barometer Painted Cast Iron
Located in London, GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this Victorian boy chasing a cat cast iron aneroid barometer Dimensions: Height 27cm Width 23cm Depth 9.5cm Please note all measurem...
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19th Century Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Iron

WWII Era Royal Air Force Four Bladed Aircraft Generator Propeller, circa 1942
Located in London, GB
A British WWII era laminated 4 bladed generator propeller, used to power a drogue winch used by a target tug aircraft, such as a Boulton Paul Defiant TT Mk III. Marked with DRG dr...
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Mid-20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

Wall Mounted Calipers from the Ross Optical Company London
Located in London, GB
A set of graduated calipers from the Ross of London optical company, mounted on a later wall hanging backboard. Each caliper with various markings. Ross of London was a maker o...
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Early 20th Century Industrial British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
Located in Nantucket, MA
A working brass pocket compass marked London, 1942 on the back. Nickel dial. With hinged glass magnifier. WWII English. TG Co. Ltd.
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Mid-20th Century Industrial British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

I&I Erat Early 19th Century Regency Giltwood and Maple English Harp
By I&I Erat
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 Empire Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Maple, 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 William IV Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

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 Art Deco British Scientific Instruments

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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 Edwardian Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

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 Edwardian British Scientific Instruments

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Nickel

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 Georgian Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Paper

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 Industrial British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Regency Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Edwardian Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Other Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Edwardian Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Domestic Medicine Chest by Thompson & Capper
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 Other Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron, Enamel

Boxwood and Brass Shoes Meter Ullathorne & Co End of the 19th Century
By Ullathorne & Co
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 Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

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 Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

19th Century Pair of English 12-inch Globes by William Harris, 1832 and 1835
By William Harris
Located in Milano, IT
Pair of 12-inch table globes William Harris London, 1832 and 1835 Slight abrasions from use; few cracks lb 11 each (kg 5) The two terrestrial and celestial globes rest in their ori...
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1830s William IV Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Paper, Wood

English Barometer with Thermometer Signed J.H. Steward, Late 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
English barometer with thermometer and double Vernier reading the variation of atmospheric pressure. Signed J.H. Steward 406 Strand London in the late 19th century. Barometer mounted...
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1880s Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Wooden and Brass Polarimeter with Cast Iron Tripod Base from the Late 1800s
Located in Milan, IT
Wooden and brass polarimeter with cast iron tripod base from the late 1800s. It is an instrument used to determine the concentration of sucrose and glucose in raw materials and sugar...
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1890s Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Brass Prismatic Bearing Compass, 1918
Located in Milan, IT
Brass prismatic bearing compass; it is a small compass, Verner’s Pattern model produced in 1918 and supplied to English officers, typically used in navigation. It can also be held in...
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1910s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass