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Tall and Fine Condition Antique English Carved Oak and Porcelain Wall Barometer
Located in Lisse, NL
Stunning design and finer quality antique barometer. This late 19th to early 20th century, English manufactured wall barometer has everything that makes an antique worthwhile. The...
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Early 20th Century Arts and Crafts British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Compound Binocular Microscope R & J Beck Brass Mahogany London England
Located in Milano, IT
Compound binocular microscope mounted on a triangular base, serial number 6746, in lacquered brass. The rod, which supports the double optical tube, the circular table and the mirror...
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19th Century Other Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Tabletop Reflector Telescope B. Martin Brass Glass London England, 1800
Located in Milano, IT
Tabletop reflector telescope (Gregorian) in brass, resting on a brass tripod and signed "B. Martin London” on the front end cover. The tripod base features foldable cabriole legs, an...
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Late 19th Century Other Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Victorian Treen Hourglass Timer
Located in New Spencertown, NY
Victorian Hourglass within 4 turned wood balusters and top and bottom caps.
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Fruitwood

Vintage Aneroid Barometer, Late 19th century
Located in Milan, IT
Aneroid barometer made of brass and glass, English manufacture, made in late 19th century. Very good condition and fully functional. Diameter 13 cm - 5.11 inches, thick 6.4 cm - 2.51...
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1880s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Instrument to Measure the Expansion of Metals English Manufacture 1850
Located in Milan, IT
Brass instrument on wooden board used to measure the expansion of metals subjected to heat source with indicator from 0 to 4. English manufacture of the mid-nineteenth century. Very ...
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1850s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Mahogany Apothecary Cabinet, Brass Handle and Brass Hinges
Located in Milan, IT
Elegant English apothecary cabinet, dated back to the first half of the nineteenth century, with mahogany case, brass handle and brass hinges, with key. The cabinet with a rectangula...
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1830s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Pair British Military Issued WW1 Binoculars, c.1916
Located in London, GB
A fabulous pair of English made World War 1 British Officers Military binoculars with the brass on the binoculars having the British military crows foot mark as well as the leather c...
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1910s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

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

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Mahogany

19th Century Half Human Medical Skelton
Located in London, GB
19th century half human medical skelton We are proud to offer a real half human medical skeleton named “Archie”. Encased in a nautical pine box, labelled Walkers Patent Cherub Sh...
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19th Century Early Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Natural Fiber

Early 20th Century Museum Moth Collection Bookcases
Located in London, GB
Early 20th century Museum Moth Collection bookcases We are proud to offer a unique set of 3 fake book leather-bound moth and butterfly collections. These really are unusual in this...
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1930s Late Victorian Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Pine

Edwardian Mahogany Barograph by Hamilton and Inches, Edinburgh
By Hamilton & Inches Ltd.
Located in Norwich, GB
Edwardian Mahogany Barograph by Hamilton and Inches, Edinburgh Edwardian mahogany Barograph housed in a bevelled glass display case with satinwood line inlay, standing on a rais...
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1910s Edwardian Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

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

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Brass

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

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Brass

19th Century English Globe by Renowned Cartographers John Newton and Son
By Newton and Son
Located in Southall, GB
An extremely rare and important 21 inch English globe by renowned cartographers John Newton and Son, one of the most important globe makers of early 19th century England. Representin...
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19th Century Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Hardwood

18th Century English Treen Yew Wood Mortar and Pestle
Located in Stamford, CT
18th century English treen mortar and pestle hand turned and carved from yew wood with the rich and warm patina that only comes with age and use. From a New York City private collect...
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Mid-18th Century Georgian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Yew

Collection of 12 Perspex Teaching Blocks & Lenses
By Griffin & George Ltd.
Located in London, GB
A collection of twelve Perspex teaching optical blocks and lenses. Various shapes, forms and blocks, convex and concave, a number are backed with a white film. Three have their...
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Mid-20th Century Industrial British Scientific Instruments

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Acrylic

Set of Five Botanical Models of a Plant Embryo, London UK, 1930
Located in Milan, IT
A set of five botanical models depicting in numbered sequence the development of a vegetal embryo. Made out of hand painted plaster, the models are mounted on a wooden base. T. Gerra...
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1930s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Iron

Very Unique Antique Water Filter, 19th Century
Located in Udenhout, NL
This is a very unique and antique water filter from England, Londen. (Brownflow Filter).
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1870s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Porcelain

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

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Brass

19th Century Terrestrial Table Globe by Newton
Located in London, GB
A mid 19th century 9 inch “Newton’s New and improved terrestrial table globe”, retaining good original colour, supported on mahogany ring-turned & moulded platform base.
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Paper

Pair of Mid 19th Century Terrestrial and Celestial Globes by Newtons London
Located in London, GB
A rare pair of 6 inch diameter Terrestrial & Celestial table globes by Newton & Son, 66 Chancery Lane, dated 1846, supported on mahogany vase-turned stems ending on moulded circular ...
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1840s Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Paper

Antique Three Draw Telescope, English, Brass, Terrestrial, Ross, Edwardian, 1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique three draw telescope. An English, brass terrestrial refractor by Ross of London, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Perfect for bird watching, landscap...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

London 1940s Aluminium and Brass Antique Parallels For Surveyor's Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Parallels with sights made of aluminum and brass signed R. Watts & Son London 1940 MK II, manufacturers of theodolites and other instruments, active in London since 1856. The instrum...
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1940s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum, Brass

1900s Mahogany Condenser Electroscope Antique Physics Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Condenser electroscope made of mahogany wood, brass and glass from the early 1900s; it is an antique instrument that allows to recognize if a body is electrically charged; it can rev...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

England Early 1900 Brass Galvanometer Antique Physic Measuring Instrument
By Philip Harris Ltd.
Located in Milan, IT
Moving coil brass galvanometer with three-screw base, instrument signed Philip Harris Ltd Birmingham England n. 19402, made in the early 1900, a tool used as a detector of direct cur...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1900s Brass Pocket Magnetic Vintage Compass Magnapole Antique Nautical Objects
Located in Milan, IT
Nautical travel compass made of brass in the early 1900s, signed The Magnapole; small compass used away from magnetic fields to check the ship's heading. The compass is complete with...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Copper & Brass Measuring Cans Monmouthshire County Council Set of 5 1931
Located in Longdon, Tewkesbury
A stunning and extremely rare set of five copper and brass imperial measure petrol cans for Monmouthshire county council weights and measures department, petrol measures comprising f...
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1930s Art Deco Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Copper

Rosewood Watch Holder, Small Pocket Watch Stand with Applied Decoration
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Rosewood watch holder. Small pocket watch stand with applied decoration. A must have item for those who have a pocket watch. Not only is the pocket watch stand useful, it also makes...
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1840s Regency Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Wood

British Four-Blades Laminated Wood Aviation British Propeller Made in the WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Four-blade propeller made of laminated wood during the WWI, 190 x 14 x 190 cm – 74 x 5.51 x 74 inches. Very good condition, long-standing restoration in the terminal part of a blade....
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1910s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Victorian Brass Telescope
Located in Essex, MA
The telescope with reeded mahogany cover and brass fittings with a tripod folding base.
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

English Brass Telescope on Tripod Stand Signed Negretti & Zambra London, C. 1850
By Negretti & Zambra
Located in Charleston, SC
English brass telescope on adjustable oak tripod stand. Telescope retains the original glass lens, upper side sight, and lens cover. Telescope is all original and in working conditio...
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1850s William IV Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

English Bronze Imperial Peck Measure
Located in Essex, MA
Circular with handles. Inscribed " Burslem Market ", 1826. Imperial Peck, W. Pontifex, Sons and Wood, London. 72.
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19th Century Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

Imperial Standard Peck " County Of Derby " Bronze Measure by Bate Of London
Located in Essex, MA
By Bate, London. R.B Bate ran an optical and scientific instrument business during the first half of the 19th century in London. Circular with two wood wrapped handles. Markings and ...
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1830s William IV Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

Brass Nautical Antiques Prismatic Bearing Compass UK 1916 Original Leather Case
Located in Milan, IT
Prismatic bearing compass made of brass; it is a small compass, signed F. Darton & Co London n. 50698 of 1916 model Verner’s Pattern named after the designer, Colonel William Willoug...
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1910s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Wood Nautical British Scale Model of Brig with Three Masts , Early 1900
Located in Milan, IT
Scale model of a brig with three masts, UK early 1900, oak wooden hull, black hull and grey topsides, oak wooden base with turned feet. Very good condition. Measures: Length cm 106, ...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Actinometer Antique Measuring Instrument made by Griffin & Tatlock London in 30s
By Griffin & Tatlock ltd
Located in Milan, IT
Herschel actinometer, 1930s, wood and brass, signed Griffin & Tatlock ltd London. It is an instrument invented in 1825 by John Herschel and used for the measurement of the solar heat...
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1930s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Wood

19th Century Aneroid Brass Barometer Measuring Instrument by Negretti & Zambra
Located in Milan, IT
Aneroid or holosteric brass barometer made at the end of the 19th century, signed Negretti & Zambra n. I 699, complete with semicircle thermometer with engraved and silver-plated bra...
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1880s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique C.W. Brecknell Grocery Scale with Weights
Located in Houston, TX
Wonderful English Countertop scale in black cast iron from the C.W. Becknell scale company in Birmingham England. This functioning kitchen scale with weights has a beautiful milk iro...
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19th Century Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Iron

Antique Terrestrial Telescope, English, Single Draw Refractor, NSL, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique terrestrial telescope. An English, single drawer refractor with National Service League mark, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. Perfect for bird watch...
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Late 19th Century Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

Large Superb Condition Antique Hand Carved Mahogany Victorian Wall Barometer
Located in Lisse, NL
Stunning design and top quality carved antique barometer. This late 1800s English wall barometer has everything that makes an antique worthwhile. The quality of the workmanship is s...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Metal, Brass

Vintage Engineers Tool, Machinists Spirit Level
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
J. Rabone & Sons Engineers Spirit Level. A vintage brass engineers spirit level made in England by John Rabone & Sons, Birmingham. This early 20th century level has a swivel cover t...
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1890s Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Antique Navigation Brass Compass made in 1918 and Supplied to British 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

Materials

Brass

Galvanometer Antique Measuring Instrument Used for Telegraph Cables 1850 circa
Located in Milan, IT
Vertical mirror galvanometer made in 1850 circa, oak and glass, three adjustable screws at the base. Tool constituted by a magnet bar movable inside a coil and connected to a needle....
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1850s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Yarn Twist Tester
Located in London, GB
A 12 inch yarn twist tester by John Neshitt Ltd of Manchester, Circa 1900. Brass and steel mechanism, mounted on a oak base. Signed: John Neshitt Ltd 42 Market St. Manchester. ...
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Late 19th Century Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel, Brass

UK 1870 Brass Topographic Level, Antique Surveyor Measurement Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Telescope topographic level of brass, it is an instrument consisting of a telescope fixed parallel to the level, three-spoke base with adjustment screws. English manufacture from the...
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1860s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Nautical Antique Rangefinder signed Stuart's Marine Distance Meter 1890 circa
Located in Milan, IT
Nautical rangefinder signed Stuart's Marine Distance Meter 926 G. Lee & Son The Hard Portsmouth end of 1800s, complete with original mahogany box with brass hinges and closing hooks....
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1880s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass

1900s English Antique Brass Tacheometer, serveyor measurement instrument
Located in Milan, IT
English tacheometer made in the early 1900s, of brass, it is a geodetic and topographic instrument used in terrestrial observations for the measurement of horizontal and vertical ang...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Inlaid Mahogany Barometer, with Silvered Dial, Signed Vecchio & Co
Located in London, GB
An early 19th century inlaid mahogany barometer, with 8" silvered dial, signed Vecchio & Co, Shaftsbury, and red alcohol thermometer. Thermometer scale in degrees Fahrenheit, and ...
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Early 19th Century Antique British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Micro-Barograph by Short & Mason of London
By Short & Mason
Located in London, GB
An open scale Micro-barograph by Short & Mason of London in enameled glass case. Number: 551/41 Seven day clockwork drive by Horstmann Gear Co Ltd, of Bath. Serial number: 7027...
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Early 20th Century Industrial British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Lens on Stand by Pye of Cambridge
By William Pye
Located in London, GB
An early 20th century lens on a weighted stand by Pye of Cambridge. The rotating lens is mounted in a gilt brass dial marked with 360 degree circle, the height and angle can be ad...
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Early 20th Century Industrial British Scientific Instruments

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Optical Glass

UK 1950s Educational Rubber Resin Model of Molar Tooth Divisible in 4 Parts
Located in Milan, IT
Model for educational use of a molar tooth disassemblable in four parts and made of rubber resin; each part is numbered. English manufacture of the fifties. The molar is mounted on a...
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1950s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

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Rubber

J Walden 1810-20 Mahogany Large clock Barometer Weather Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Rare large barometer complete with clock signed J. Walden Jersey Warranted dating from around 1810-1820. Mahogany wood case and finely worked mahogany burl with double threaded edges...
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1810s Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Italy 1930s Simplex Flexometer Patented Model Brass Old Scientific Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Simplex flexometer, patented model, from the 1930s, made of brass, in its original cardboard box. It is an instrument used for carrying out load tests relating to the lowering of f...
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1930s Vintage British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Standard Weights for the Borough of Swindon, 50, 20, 10 & 5 LB
Located in London, GB
A set of four cased octagonal standard weights for the Borough of Swindon made by W & T Jackson & Co Ltd of Leicester. 50, 20, 10 and 5 LB. W & T Jackson & Co Ltd. Metal Founde...
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Mid-20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Globe Weight for Wiltshire Dated 1905
Located in London, GB
A 56 lbs globe weight for the county of Wiltshire by De Grave & Co of London, dated 1905. With original transport case. Stamped with Royal ciphers for GV, GVI and ER and portcu...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Bronze

Open Scale Barograph by C F Casella & Co of London
By Casella
Located in London, GB
An open scale barograph by C F Casella & Co of London, circa 1960. 7 day clockwork "Gluck" barometer recorder. Measures: Width: 32 cm. Depth:18 cm. Height: 23.5 cm. ...
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Mid-20th Century Industrial British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Large copper & brass funnel
Located in London, GB
A large late 19th century copper and brass funnel. From Wiltshire County, England.
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Late 19th Century Industrial Antique British Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Copper