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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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    • #9910 Ferris & Co. A Late 19th Century Mahogany Cabinet of Thirteen Tins for Surgical Dressings.

      #9910 Ferris & Co. A Late 19th Century Mahogany Cabinet of Thirteen Tins for Surgical Dressings.

      gerald mathias fine antique boxes, chiswick, united kingdom

      FERRIS & COMPANY, UNION ST., BRISTOL An open front Mahogany Cabinet containing thirteen Printed Tins for Surgical Dressings in two sizes, each individually labelled, made C1890, some with contents, and with a fitted drawer below,...

      £1,200.00

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    • Antique Telescope, Two Draw, Refractor, Stampa and Son, London, Circa 1810

      Antique Telescope, Two Draw, Refractor, Stampa and Son, London, Circa 1810

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5084

      This is an antique telescope, a two draw refractor for terrestrial or astronomical use. An English telescope by Stampa and Son, London dating to the late Georgian period, circa 1810. 

      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, leather primary barrel in good order
      • Draw tubes in good order, the odd minor depression
      • Draws with a firm action and focuses easily
      • Engraved Stampa and Son, London, Day or Night
      • 38mm, 1.5", achromatic doublet objective lens
      • Sun shade slide and 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:
      Max Width: 37.5cm (14.75'')
      Max Depth: 97cm (38.25'')
      Max Height: 3.8cm (1.5'')

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      Antique Telescope, Two Draw, Refractor, Stampa and Son, London, Circa 1810

      £695.00

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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

      £595.00

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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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    • 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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    • 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, 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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    • 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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    • BAROMETER  MAHOGANY CASE

      BAROMETER MAHOGANY CASE

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      QUALITY WORKING BAROMETER THERMOMETER MAHOGANY CASED HAS THE BUTLERS MIRROR A MUST FOR ANY ONES HOME THIS IS TO BE DELIVERED BY SPECIAL SERVICE UK MAINLAND ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECT FOR DELIVERY COLLECTION OPTIONS

      £395.00

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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...

      £795.00

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    • Marine mahogany Stick Barometer 1800's

      Marine mahogany Stick Barometer 1800's

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Description is in pictures, please view all, consider when restored this will be a most important item, tube is intact there seems to be a bubble stopping it working will need restoration and a good...

      £1,850.00

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    • Rare Vintage Camera Verascope Brevetes Of Paris Superb item

      Rare Vintage Camera Verascope Brevetes Of Paris Superb item

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Super rare, condition is superb see pictures for complete description, offering free worldwide post. Reference SB

      £950.00

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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, COMES IN WORKING ORDER THE CASE IS IN MAHOGANY HAS SOME NICE INLAYS VERY PRESENTABLE A MUST FOR ANY HOME LENGTH...

      £750.00

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    • BAROMETER/THERMOMETER SUPERB WORKING ITEM

      BAROMETER/THERMOMETER SUPERB WORKING ITEM

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      QUALITY WALL HANGING BAROMETER THERMOMETER IN NICE MAHOGANY INLAID CASE LATE GEORGIAN IN PERFECT WORKING CONDITION LENGTH OF THE CASED BAROMETER IS 98 CM, note if needing delivered this will be by competent currier service.

      £595.00

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    • Barometer Brass round wall hanging late Vctorian

      Barometer Brass round wall hanging late Vctorian

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Excellent aneroid barometer, wall hanging fitment lovely brass cased in good working order diameter being 12cm height of 6cm, offering free UK post.

      £145.00

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    • Rare camera

      Rare camera

      breedon antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Early camera condition not perfect as small hole in bellows, possibly a very early press camera as mention of Fleet street London on one of the plaques, comes with the parts displayed in pictures, sizes...

      £695.00

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    • Mother of Pearl and Copper Inlaid Barometer and Thermometer

      Mother of Pearl and Copper Inlaid Barometer and Thermometer

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1870, unusual rosewood Mother of Pearl and copper inlaid barometer and thermometer. With a shaped top, mercury thermometer to the centre offering readings in both centigrade and fahrenheit. The shaped body is covered in...

      £500.00

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    • Barometer wall Stick manoah rhodes & son

      Barometer wall Stick manoah rhodes & son

      private seller, stockton on tees, united kingdom

      1837-66 carved Shell and Floral pediment over engraved bone register plates with twin adjuster scales for yesterday and todaywith mercury tube. The body with mouldings of Acanthus leaves and C scrolls. The boxwood cictern contained...

      £3,500.00

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    • NEWTON & SON STRING ORRERY

      NEWTON & SON STRING ORRERY

      st.james's house collection, lincolnwood, united states

      newton & son This rare 19th century orrery has an unusual pulley system to simulate the motions of the Earth and the Moon. The wooden base is covered with printed paper that bears the calendar...

      £16,889.17

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