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    Scientific antiques contains all antiques from scientific endeavours - devices used for measuring, machines used for calculating, instruments used for healing, texts used for learning.

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    • Antique, Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, J.P. Cutts, London Circa 1836-9

      Antique, Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, J.P. Cutts, London Circa 1836-9

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5058

      This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English scope by J.P. Cutts of London (headquartered in Sheffield) dating to the early 19th century, circa 1836-9. 

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

      • Good optics presenting a clear, sharp performance
      • Parallel, mahogany primary barrel in good order
      • Draw tubes in good order with smooth action
      • 38mm, 1.5", achromatic doublet objective lens
      • Inscribed 'JP Cutts, London, Day or Night'
      • Complete with lens cap with integral dust slide
      • Sliding dust cover to flared eye cup

      Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. An historic, period piece good to use today.

      Dimensions:
      Closed Length: 40.75cm (16'')
      Max Drawn Length: 91.5cm (36'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 4cm (1.5'')

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      Antique, Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, J.P. Cutts, London Circa 1836-9

      £695.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, Georgian, C. West, London c.1820

      Antique Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, Georgian, C. West, London c.1820

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5768

      This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Georgian piece by C. West of London dating to circa 1820. 

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy.

      • Engraved 'C West London' to the eye cup
      • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Original leather sleeve for protection in the field
      • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
      • Parallel, painted fruitwood primary barrel
      • Brass draw tubes in good order
      • Offering a smooth draw action and easy focus
      • 38mm, 1.5" achromatic objective lens
      • Lens cap and swivel dust cover to flared eye cup

      An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 26cm (10.25'')
      Max Depth: 71.5cm (28.25'')
      Max Height: 4cm (1.5'')

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      Antique Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, Georgian, C. West, London c.1820

      £595.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English Victorian, Spotter, Circa 1880

      Antique Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English Victorian, Spotter, Circa 1880

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5089

      This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, Victorian spotter scope dating to circa 1880. 

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy.

      • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Triple, brass, draw tubes blackened for stealth and in good order
      • Offering a smooth draw action and easy focus
      • 32mm, 1.5" achromatic objective lens
      • Lens cap and swivel dust cover to flared eye cup
      • Parallel, leather clad primary barrel with strap hooks, strap absent
      • Supplied with an London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

      An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

      Dimensions:
      Closed Length: 21.5cm (8.5'')
      Max Drawn Length: 66cm (26'')
      Objective Lens Diameter: 32m (1.25'')

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      Antique Telescope, Three Draw, Refractor, English Victorian, Spotter, Circa 1880

      £295.00

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    • Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Pocket Refractor, Dollond London, Mid 19th Century

      Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Pocket Refractor, Dollond London, Mid 19th Century

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5088

      This is an antique telescope, a three draw pocket telescope, a refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by renowned manufacturer Dollond and dating to the mid 19th century.

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

      • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Parallel, wooden, primary barrel in good order
      • Withdraws with a smooth action, easy to focus
      • Engraved 'Dollond London' in a script hand
      • 38mm (1.5") objective lens with brass lens cap
      • Slide dust cover to flared eye cup
      • Presents a good, sharp and bright image
      • Supplied with a London Fine, oak and brass, 'Captain's Stand' for display

      An antique telescope presented in good condition. An historic, period piece fine to use today.

      Dimensions:
      Closed Length: 24cm (9.5'')
      Fully Drawn Length: 73cm (28.75'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 38mm (1.5'')

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      Antique Telescope, 3 Draw, Pocket Refractor, Dollond London, Mid 19th Century

      £495.00

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    • #9861 S. Maw & Son, London. A Victorian Chemist’s Mahogany & Brass Pill Roller

      #9861 S. Maw & Son, London. A Victorian Chemist’s Mahogany & Brass Pill Roller

      gerald mathias fine antique boxes, chiswick, united kingdom

      S. MAW & SON, LONDON An original Mahogany and Brass Pill Machine C1880 used by chemists to mould ingredients into pills. It consists of two main parts, the board and the roller. The roller has...

      £395.00

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    • Admiral Fitzroy oak cased barometer

      Admiral Fitzroy oak cased barometer

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      In good working order condition very good too, as mercury will either be by special delivery or personal collection , the asking price includes UK delivery reference BBB

      £395.00

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    • Adolf Fromme

      Adolf Fromme

      private seller, bucharest, romania

      german instrument Adolf Fromme , old , but in very good condition into wood box.

      £400.00

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    • Antique Seven Draw Pocket Telescope, J.B. Dancer, Manchester, Circa 1845

      Antique Seven Draw Pocket Telescope, J.B. Dancer, Manchester, Circa 1845

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5078

      This is an antique seven draw pocket telescope by noted Victorian manufacturer, J.B. Dancer Manchester, a refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use dating to the mid 19th century, circa 1845. 

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife stalking, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

      • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Made by noted Victorian manufacturer J.B. Dancer, Manchester
      • Inscribed 'J.B. Dancer, Manchester, To adjust by sliding in the second draw'
      • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

      • Parallel, leather clad, primary barrel in good order
      • Withdraws with a smooth action, easy to focus
      • Four lens eyepiece and flared eyecup
      • 34mm (1.25") achromatic, objective lens with lens cap

      An antique seven draw pocket telescope presented in fine working order. An historic, period piece fine to use today.

      Dimensions:
      Closed Length: 13cm (5'')
      Fully Drawn Length: 59.5cm (23.5'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 34mm (1.25'')

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      Antique Seven Draw Pocket Telescope, J.B. Dancer, Manchester, Circa 1845

      £995.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Dollond, Three Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical Circa 1830

      Antique Telescope, Dollond, Three Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical Circa 1830

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5076

      This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the early 19th century, a three draw scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, circa 1830.

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky.

      • A fine example of a navigational telescope by renowned maker Dollond
      • A triple draw scope featuring a 30mm achromatic objective glass
      • The optics present a clear, sharp and crisp image
      • The leather covered barrel and stitching in good order
      • The tapered eyepiece retains the original slide dust cover
      • Lens cover  for objective glass
      • The tubes in very good order throughout
      • Inscribed 'Dollond London'
      • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

      An historic piece from a superior name, good to use today.

      Dimensions:
      Closed Length: 24cm (9.5'')
      Fully Drawn: 84.5cm (33.25'')
      Objective Lens Diameter: 30mm (1.25'')

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      Antique Telescope, Dollond, Three Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomical Circa 1830

      £645.00

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    • Ten Glass Apothecary Jars

      Ten Glass Apothecary Jars

      roger waldron early science & technology, lincoln, united kingdom

      Ten glass apothecary jars with ground glass stoppers and enamal glass nomenclature. Three sizes of glass jar. 9" x 3.5 dia. 7.5" x 3"dia. 6.5" x 2.375" dia. For more information on these and similar...

      £320.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, English, Georgian, Circa 1780

      Antique Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, English, Georgian, Circa 1780

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5071

      This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1780. 

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy.

      • Good optics presenting a clear, sharp performance
      • Parallel, mahogany primary barrel in good order
      • Draw tubes in good order with smooth action
      • 42mm, 1.75", achromatic doublet objective lens
      • Complete with lens cap with integral dust slide
      • Sliding dust cover to flared eye cup

      Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

      Dimensions:
      Drawn Length: 96cm (37.75'')
      Closed Length: 40.75cm (16'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 42mm (1.75'')

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      Antique Telescope, Two Draw, Mahogany, Brass, English, Georgian, Circa 1780

      £695.00

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    • BAROMETER IN MAHOGANY CASE SUPERB GEORGIAN

      BAROMETER IN MAHOGANY CASE SUPERB GEORGIAN

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      SUPERB WALL ITEM STILL AS USFUL TODAY AS WHEN FIRST MADE CONDITION IS GOOD IN WORKING ORDER THE CASE IS IN MAHOGANY HAS SOME NICE INLAYS VERY PRESENTABLE A MUST FOR ANY HOME LENGTH IS...

      £755.00

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    • Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw Refractor, T Harris & Son London, c.1810

      Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw Refractor, T Harris & Son London, c.1810

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5059

      This is an antique telescope, an English single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use by T Harris & Son, London and dating to circa 1810.

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy; Fully inspected and lenses cleaned by our in-house restorer.

      • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Tapered, wooden primary barrel
      • Single, brass draw tube in good order
      • 38mm, 1.5" achromatic objective lens
      • Sliding dust cover to objective lens
      • Swivel dust cover to flared eye cup
      • Supplied with a London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

      Engraved 'T Harris & Son, London', an historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

      Dimensions:
      Closed Length: 49.5cm (19.5'')
      Max Drawn Length: 79.5cm (31.25'')
      Objective Lens Diameter: 38mm (1.5'')

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      Antique Telescope, English, Single Draw Refractor, T Harris & Son London, c.1810

      £695.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Dollond London, Terrestrial Four Draw Refractor Circa 1800

      Antique Telescope, Dollond London, Terrestrial Four Draw Refractor Circa 1800

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5066

      This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the early 19th century, a four draw scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, c.1800.

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy.

      • A fine example of a telescope by renowned maker Dollond
      • A four draw scope features a 43mm achromatic objective glass
      • The optics present a clear, sharp and crisp image
      • The painted wooden, parallel barrel in good order
      • The eyepiece retains the original swivel dust cover
      • Complete with lens cap and leather case
      • The draw tubes in very good order throughout
      • Inscribed 'Dollond London' on the first tube
      • Supplied with a London Fine, oak and brass, 'Captain's Stand' for display

      An historic piece from a superior name, good to use today.

      Dimensions:
      Max Drawn Length: 106cm (41.75'')
      Closed Length: 29cm (11.5'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 43mm (1.75'')

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      Antique Telescope, Dollond London, Terrestrial Four Draw Refractor Circa 1800

      £795.00

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    • Mahogany Barometer and Thermometer

      Mahogany Barometer and Thermometer

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1900, carved solid mahogany aneroid barometer and thermometer. It has a simple carved pediment, and carved acanthus leaves in the frieze whilst there is an egg and dart beading continuing down from the top...

      £590.00

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    • Victorian Carved Oak Stick Barometer

      Victorian Carved Oak Stick Barometer

      john howkins antiques, hempnall green, united kingdom

      A good quality 19th.Century oak barometer decorated with carved oak leaves and acorns. The bevel edged glass encloses the engraved bone register with double vernier system and signed Chadburn Bros. Albion Works, Sheffield. And Opticians...

      £725.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, English, Georgian Dollond Circa 1800

      Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, English, Georgian Dollond Circa 1800

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5067

      This is an antique telescope, a three draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Georgian piece by Dollond dating to circa 1800.

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy.

      • Engraved 'Dollond London'
      • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Original leather carry case, strap absent
      • Supplied with an London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
      • Parallel, painted fruitwood primary barrel
      • Triple, brass, segmented draw tubes in good order
      • Offering a smooth draw action and easy focus
      • 38mm, 1.5" objective lens
      • Lens cap and swivel dust cover to flared eye cup

      An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

      Dimensions:
      Fully Drawn Length: 73.5cm (29'')
      Closed Length: 23.5cm (9.25'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 4cm (1.5'')

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      Antique Telescope, Three Draw Refractor, English, Georgian Dollond Circa 1800

      £895.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Large, Single Draw Refractor, Cary London, Circa 1820

      Antique Telescope, Large, Single Draw Refractor, Cary London, Circa 1820

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5056

      This is an antique telescope, a large single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English, late Georgian piece dating to circa 1820.

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy; Fully inspected and lenses cleaned by our in-house restorer.

      • Larger than most presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Tapered, original painted, primary barrel in good order
      • Draw tube in good order with smooth action
      • 56mm, 2.25" objective lens
      • Presents a good, sharp and bright image
      • Engraved 'Cary, London'
      • Complete with lens cap and swivel dust cover

      Supplied with a London Fine, oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display. An historic, period piece that is good to use today.

      Dimensions:
      Max Drawn Length: 112cm (44'')
      Closed Length: 76cm (30'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 56mm (2.25'')

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      Antique Telescope, Large, Single Draw Refractor, Cary London, Circa 1820

      £1,250.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Single Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Dollond London Circa 1800

      Antique Telescope, Single Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Dollond London Circa 1800

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5074

      This is an antique telescope, a single draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Georgian piece dating to circa 1800.

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy; Fully inspected and lenses cleaned by our in-house restorer.

      • Presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Tapered, leather primary barrel
      • Single, brass, segmented draw tube in good order
      • 38mm, 1.5" objective lens
      • Lens cap and swivel dust cover to flared eye cup
      • Supplied with an London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

      Engraved 'Dollond London', an historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

      Dimensions:
      Max Drawn Length: 78.5cm (31'')
      Closed Length: 64.5cm (25.5'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 38mm (1.5'')

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      Antique Telescope, Single Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Dollond London Circa 1800

      £875.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Five Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Banks of London Circa 1820

      Antique Telescope, Five Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Banks of London Circa 1820

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5064

      This is an antique telescope, a five draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English Georgian piece dating to circa 1820. 

      Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciation, wildlife, or maritime observation. Equally suitable for observing the night sky. Supplied ready to enjoy; Fully inspected and lenses cleaned by our in-house restorer.

      • Larger than most presenting a clear, sharp optical performance
      • Parallel, fruitwood, primary barrel in good order
      • Five brass draw tubes in good order, superficial dinks and marks
      • 47mm, 1.75", achromatic doublet objective lens
      • Presents a good, sharp and bright image
      • Supplied with an London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display

      • Engraved 'Banks, 441 Strand London,Inst.. Maker to HRH the Prince of Wales'
      • The Prince of Wales in this case being George IV

      An historic, period piece as good to use today as it was two hundred years ago.

      Dimensions:
      Max Drawn Length: 103.5cm (40.75'')
      Length Closed: 25cm (9.75'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 4.7cm (1.75'')

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      Antique Telescope, Five Draw Terrestrial Refractor, Banks of London Circa 1820

      £850.00

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    • Antique Telescope on Stand, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English Circa 1770

      Antique Telescope on Stand, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English Circa 1770

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5057

      This is an antique telescope on stand, suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, English dating to the mid 18th century, circa 1770. 

      • A good example of an 18th century refractor
      • Perfectly good to use today presenting a good clear image
      • Supplied with an London Fine oak and brass 'Captain's Stand' for display
      • Tapered fruitwood barrel with desirable aged patina
      • Brass mounts and single draw tube in good order
      • Bulbous eye cup with sliding dust cover
      • One and a quarter inch objective glass
      • Built in sliding protective dust cover
      • Focused by varying the length of the draw tube

      A fine example and a handsome instrument, great for everyday use or display.

      Dimensions:
      Max Drawn Length: 101cm (39.75'')
      Closed Length: 67cm (26.5'')
      Objective Glass Diameter: 4.1cm (1.5'')

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      Antique Telescope on Stand, Terrestrial, Astronomical, English Circa 1770

      £895.00

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    • Antique Inlaid Mahogany Barometer & Thermometer : LARGE 10 INCH DIAL

      Antique Inlaid Mahogany Barometer & Thermometer : LARGE 10 INCH DIAL

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Excellent working order, large sized having 10" dial condition very good, offering free UK delivery.

      £895.00

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    • #9753 C.W. Dixey. A Walnut Cased Aneroid Desk Barometer.

      #9753 C.W. Dixey. A Walnut Cased Aneroid Desk Barometer.

      gerald mathias fine antique boxes, chiswick, united kingdom

      C W. DIXEY Opticians to the Queen, 3 BOND STREET LONDON A Brass Aneroid Desk Barometer in a figured walnut case, the silvered dial has engraved scales & numbers in inches and a crescent shaped...

      £795.00

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    • Sanderson's Antique Tropical Camera

      Sanderson's Antique Tropical Camera

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Superb rare camera, needing some attention, bellows are damaged see all pictures as they really are camera's description, offering free world wide post.

      £495.00

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    • Ross of London Antique 19th century wooden Camera

      Ross of London Antique 19th century wooden Camera

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Superb rare camera, needing some attention, see all pictures as they really are camera's description, offering free world wide post.

      £395.00

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