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    scientific antiques: scientific instruments

    Antiques relating to science and scientific endeavours - e.g. measurement tools such as thermometers, barometers, mechanical machines, microscopes, and/or instruments.

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    • Early Dring & Fage Boxwood Excise Rule

      Early Dring & Fage Boxwood Excise Rule

      carse antiques, rait, united kingdom

      Good mid19th century 24" long boxwood and brass EXCISE RULE by DRING & FAGE, 56 STAMFORD STREET. LONDON in very good condition. This is the better "SPRUNG" type 3 part excise rule. Gorgeous colour and...

      £100.00

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    • FINE PAIR OF EARLY PATENT TAILORS SHEARS

      FINE PAIR OF EARLY PATENT TAILORS SHEARS

      carse antiques, rait, united kingdom

      SUPERB pair of early patented GUNMETAL handled tailors shears by T. WILKINSON & SONS, SHEFFIELD. These are heavy, top quality, by the best maker. Stamped PATENT on one side. Slight pitting to the metal but...

      £156.00

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    • Mid 19th Century Cased Brass Bar-Limb Microscope with Magnifier c1850

      Mid 19th Century Cased Brass Bar-Limb Microscope with Magnifier c1850

      antique ethos, durham, united kingdom

      A good quality mid-19th century brass monocular microscope with accessories in a fitted mahogany case c1850. The microscope is of lacquered brass with bar-limb construction introduced by Andrew Ross in 1842 and used by other...

      £695.00

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    • Mid 19th Century Mahogany Cased Brass Bar-Limb Monocular Microscope c1850

      Mid 19th Century Mahogany Cased Brass Bar-Limb Monocular Microscope c1850

      antique ethos, durham, united kingdom

      A good mid-19th century brass monocular microscope in a fitted mahogany case c1850. The microscope is of lacquered brass with bar-limb construction introduced by Andrew Ross in 1842 and used by other makers such as...

      £450.00

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    • Antique Brass Drum Field Microscope in Fitted Case c1900

      Antique Brass Drum Field Microscope in Fitted Case c1900

      antique ethos, durham, united kingdom

      Very tidy c1900 example of an antique brass drum field microscope in original fitted wooden case complete with brass tweezers and glass sample slides. The microscope is made of brass and is of typical upright...

      £155.00

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    • A Very decorative And Nice Small French Thermometer circa 1850

      A Very decorative And Nice Small French Thermometer circa 1850

      koos limburg jnr, glen prosen, united kingdom

      A Very decorative And Nice Small French Thermometer circa 1850. The dial plate made of wood and fully hand painted with numerals and same flower ornaments, still with the original old paint decoration. With original...

      £345.00

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    • Rare Indian Opium Scales

      Rare Indian Opium Scales

      reloved antiques, ripon, united kingdom

      Stunning rare late 19th century Indian Opium Scales with bronze Elephant weights

      £180.00

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    • Georgian Mine’s Compass Mahogany cased by W & S Jones 30 Holborn London

      Georgian Mine’s Compass Mahogany cased by W & S Jones 30 Holborn London

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Used down the pit condition quite good the glass has a crack easy replaced, original brass poles fitting nice original mahogany box sizes being length 25cm width 17cm height 9cm, offering free worldwide delivery reference...

      £1,500.00

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    • Cased 'Full Set' of Technical Drawing Instruments c1925

      Cased 'Full Set' of Technical Drawing Instruments c1925

      antique ethos, durham, united kingdom

      Early 20th century, quality set of technical drawing instruments made c1925. A "full set" compromising of a 6" compass with extension bar and fittings, 5” dividers, two bow compasses, three spring bows and two ruling pens...

      £140.00

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    • Sanderson's Antique Tropical Camera

      Sanderson's Antique Tropical Camera

      sovereign 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

      sovereign 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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    • Rare Vintage Camera Verascope Brevetes Of Paris Superb item

      Rare Vintage Camera Verascope Brevetes Of Paris Superb item

      sovereign 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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    • Rare camera

      Rare camera

      sovereign 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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    • 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...

      £16,155.09

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    • STANLEY TECHNICAL DRAWING COMPENDIUM

      STANLEY TECHNICAL DRAWING COMPENDIUM

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

      STANLEY TECHNICAL DRAWING COMPENDIUM Early 20th century drawing instruments for pencil, ink, watercolor along with wooden and celluloid rules and engineering tables.

      £923.15

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    • TRIPPENSEE PLANETARIUM CIRCA 1890

      TRIPPENSEE PLANETARIUM CIRCA 1890

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

      The Trippensee Planetarium Circa 1890 The device was built to survive being handled by children and the gears were driven by chains. The planetarium consists of a Large brass plated sun 5.5 inches in diameter...

      £6,538.96

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    • 1890 LAING PLANETARIUM

      1890 LAING PLANETARIUM

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

      The Laing Planatarium circa 1890 The planetarium wheels were constructed of wood and driven by string. An employee of The Trippensee planetarium company went into business for himself and filled the following application: LAING PLANETARIUM...

      £7,692.90

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    • COPERNICAN ARMILLARY SPHERE

      COPERNICAN ARMILLARY SPHERE

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

      COPERNICAN ARMILLARY SPHERE WITH INTERNAL ORRERY EARLY 19TH CENTURY An armillary sphere based on the sky theories of Copernicus with the sun as the center point of the planets of its solar system.This model is...

      £7,692.90

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    • A GEORGE III PORTABLE ORRERY

      A GEORGE III PORTABLE ORRERY

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

      A GEORGE III PORTABLE ORRERY BY W.JONES, CIRCA 1787 A NEW PORTABLE ORRERY Invented and Made by W.Jones and sold by him in Holborn, London The hand colored engraved paper dial with calendrical and zodiacal...

      £107,700.59

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    • J Swift & Son Petrological Microscope

      J Swift & Son Petrological Microscope

      private seller, folkestone, united kingdom

      This is a very rare Petrological Microscope from around 1900. It was bought 20 years ago for 500 pounds.

      £500.00

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    • Recording Galvanometer

      Recording Galvanometer

      private seller, st. albans, ecuador

      Recording Galvanometer made by RUSTRAK of New Hampshire. Type 88/137. Cycyles 50. Voltage 240v. Condition , Probably works , however , nothing to test it on . I'm open to offers , feel free to...

      £50.00

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    • Barometer/thermometer carved walnut case. SBB

      Barometer/thermometer carved walnut case. SBB

      sovereign antiques, nuneaton, united kingdom

      Superb scientific instrument offering temperature and atmospheric readings, length being 38cm free UK delivery.

      £145.00

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    • Large globe Germany by der Deutschen Buchgemeinschaft Berlin Dietrich Reimer AG Circa 1930

      Large globe Germany by der Deutschen Buchgemeinschaft Berlin Dietrich Reimer AG Circa 1930

      antiquites en france, france, france

      Large globe Germany by der Deutschen Buchgemeinschaft Berlin Dietrich Reimer AG Circa 1920 1930 The world consists of twelve time chromolithograph, oceans showing ocean currents, beautiful ebony foot shot high on a baluster turned wooden column....

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    • Ships Binnacle, Poitevin Duault  brass polishedCompass

      Ships Binnacle, Poitevin Duault brass polishedCompass

      antiquites en france, france, france

      A full-size genuine ships Binnacle (compass platform) with a Poitevin Duault compass on gimballed mount, flinders bar case, compensation balls & crest, all mounted on/in a column on brassThe compass is by John LILLEY &...

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    • marine chronometer "Whyte, Thomson & Co", Glasgow No. 5715 early 20 th century

      marine chronometer "Whyte, Thomson & Co", Glasgow No. 5715 early 20 th century

      antiquites en france, france, france

      marine chronometer "Whyte, Thomson & Co", Glasgow No. 5715 early 20 th century Silver dial with Roman numerals. Seconds hand at six hours. In his casket mahogany with carrying handles. Plate bearing the name of manufacturer and nº5715 and...

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