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Antique Barometer Altimeter, English, Explorer's Instrument, Hicks, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique pocket barometer altimeter. An English, oak cased explorer's instrument by Hicks
Category

Antique Late 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

19th Century Wooden English Barometer Antique Forecast Weather Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Wooden barometer measuring instrument English manufacture made in the mid 19th century, silver
Category

Antique 1850s British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Antique Ship's Bulkhead Barometer, English, Maritime Instrument, Edwardian, 1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique ship's bulkhead barometer. An English, brass and oak maritime weather instrument
Category

Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

19th Century Feench Barometer Antique Scientific Instrument Weather Misure
Located in Milan, IT
Paris, mid-19th century; dial with the meteorological indications on paper printed by engraving on
Category

Antique 1850s French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Antique Cased Scholar's Microscope, English, Brass Scientific Instrument, C.1920
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique cased scholar's microscope. An English, brass scientific instrument, dating to
Category

Early 20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage Handheld Tachometer, English Tool Speed Gauge, Smiths Instruments, Decor
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
gauge by Smiths Instruments, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1960. Untested, but in fine
Category

Mid-20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

19th Century Mahogany Barometer F Somalvico Antique Weather Measuring Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
1810 and 1820. Finely crafted mahogany wood case with cedar wood edges. Large silver-plated brass dial
Category

Antique 1810s British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Vineyard Setter's Compass, French, Brass, Surveyor's Instrument, C.1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique vineyard setter's compass. A French, brass surveyor's instrument with mahogany
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

19th Century Wooden Barometer Signed Burlinson Ripon Antique Instrument Weather
Located in Milan, IT
Wooden barometer signed Burlinson Ripon made in the mid 19th century. Silver-plated brass dial
Category

Antique 1850s British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

1820-35 Large Clock Barometer by Silvani Brighton Antique Forecast Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
crafted mahogany wood case with double thread at the edges. Large silver-plated brass dial engraved with
Category

Antique 1840s British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

18th Century Ring Dial by Gilbert, London
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
. John Gilbert was a mathematical instrument maker at Tower Hill, London and died in 1763 A ring dial by
Category

Antique 18th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Silver Metal Butterfield Dial Germany, circa 1780
Located in Firenze, IT
covered by the seller (customs duties included). Octagonal silver metal dial inset compass well, mounted
Category

Antique Late 18th Century German Louis XVI Scientific Instruments

Materials

Silver, Brass

A Brass Butterfield Type Dial French Early 18th Century
By Butterfield Paris
Located in Firenze, IT
signed Buterfield A Paris., the octagonal dial with hinged gnomon and bird pointer, inset compass
Category

Antique Early 18th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Recording Dial Clock by the International Time Recording Company
Located in Peekskill, NY
A Recording dial clock by the International Time Recording Company, Endicott, New York. In the
Category

Antique Late 19th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

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
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Very Rare Wind Vane Dial in the Manner of Whitehurst
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
A George III period carved mahogany wind vane dial. The silvered engraved dial with all the points
Category

Antique Late 18th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Mahogany

1938 Zenith "WALTON" 9-S-232 Shutter Dial Tombstone Art Deco Radio
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
1938 Zenith “WALTON” 9-S-232 Shutter Dial Tombstone Art Deco Radio in pristine restored condition
Category

Vintage 1930s North American Art Deco Musical Instruments

Materials

Metal

5 dial Elegant Victorian Barometer First half of 19th century by P Corti Exeter
Located in Sweden, SE
Literally “Weather Station” (known as a '5 dial' type wheel barometer) incorporates, wheel
Category

Antique Early 19th Century British Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Silver Plate, Brass

Early 19th Century Negretti and Zambra Bakelite Weather Forecaster
By Negretti & Zambra
Located in Norwich, GB
cream coloured bakelite front plate. The dial with barometer scale, hand turned indicator and a
Category

Vintage 1910s English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bakelite

Polished Oak Barograph and Barometer by Negretti & Zambra, London
By Negretti & Zambra
Located in Norwich, GB
drum and to the silvered barometer dial. A silvered plaque with the number R/29867 The dial has five
Category

Vintage 1930s English Edwardian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

French 18th Century Louis XVI Gilt Barometer
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
A 18th Century Louis XVI French gold-gilt barometer circa 1780. This early instrument of
Category

Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Gold Leaf

A Wellington commemorative barometer retailed by Wehrle and Steuert
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
Vimeiro, Vittoria, Assaye and Waterloo. The dial is inscribed ‘Wehrle and Steuert’ and ‘82 Whitechapel
Category

Antique 1850s English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

Antique English Aneroid Barometer & Thermometer
Located in Seguin, TX
shaped with white porcelain dials, beveled glass cover, on barometer. Thermometer works, not sure about
Category

Early 20th Century English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Walnut

1938 RCA Model RC350- Rare Bright Green
Located in Peekskill, NY
This small model is unusual, with its tiny vertical dial and side mounted knobs. It has a cut out
Category

Mid-20th Century Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bakelite

Antique Victorian Quality Mahogany Banjo Barometer by James H Kelly of Glasgow
Located in Suffolk, GB
mahogany shaped banjo barometer with scroll shaped carving circular silvered engraved dial with original
Category

Antique 19th Century Scottish Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Other

Large Antique Victorian Quality Rosewood Banjo Barometer
Located in Suffolk, GB
case with carved scroll decoration with a thermometer and 10 inch circular silvered dial with original
Category

Antique 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Other

1939 Fada Catalin Radio Model L56 – Butterscotch/Root Beer
Located in Peekskill, NY
and colorful dial face and pointer are important design innovations, which make this a very compact
Category

Mid-20th Century Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bakelite

Sentinel 287 “Wavy Grill” Catalin Radio- Oxblood/Butterscotch
Located in Peekskill, NY
indicator, the dial glass allows for easy viewing from above the radio as well, and acts as an additional
Category

Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bakelite

Antique Napoleon III Parisian Giltwood Barometer, "Bodeur a Paris", Circa 1830
Located in Dallas, TX
favorite musical instrument as the God of Music (he had many titles…). A raised circular section near the
Category

Antique 1830s French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Giltwood, Glass

Mechanical Equatorial Sundial, Johann Michael Bergauer, Ante 1745
By Johann Michael Bergauer
Located in Milano, IT
the instrument to remain open is missing (absent even in the comparative specimens kept in museums
Category

Antique 1730s Austrian Baroque Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Mid Century Stereo Model 703 by Gordon Duern for Electrohome Canada
By Clairtone
Located in Cincinnati, OH
and stated satellite sound equipped to the chrome and cool face dial . The base has hook ups for
Category

Mid-20th Century Canadian Mid-Century Modern Musical Instruments

Materials

Metal

Zenith 1939 Art Deco model 12S370 Streamline 12 Tube Bluetooth Restored
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
Zenith’s most famous and collectible years. It is sporting the fabulous “Robot Shutter Dial” and a green
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Musical Instruments

Materials

Glass, Bakelite, Wood

Antique Cylinder Sundial Late 19th Century
Located in Firenze, IT
dial or pillar dial, c 1850 a portable, altitude dial in which hour lines for different dates are
Category

Antique Late 19th Century British Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Paper

Oak cased weather station
Located in Cheshire, GB
Oak-cased Weather station by James Brown Glasgow. with silvered dials comprising a clock set with
Category

Antique Late 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Oak cased weather station
Oak cased weather station
H 16 in W 26 in D 7.5 in
Oak barometer
Located in Cheshire, GB
dial inscribed J. Durkin, Middlesbrough, encased in copper frame. Dimensions Height 33 Inches Width 11
Category

Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Oak barometer
Oak barometer
H 33 in W 11 in D 3.5 in
Zenith Art Deco Radio Model 808 Tombstone '1935' Bluetooth
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
original dial looks great with the Zenith logo and unusual radio signal hands. The radio offers am and
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Musical Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood

Important self-playing piano "La Victoire" stamped Blanche-Petit & Goffart
Located in Paris, FR
panes of glass reveal the soundboard and its strings as well as the orchestra of ancillary instruments
Category

Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Musical Instruments

Materials

Iron

Mid-Century Modern Industrial Explosion Proof Phone by Crouse-Hinds C1955
By Crouse-Hinds
Located in Port Jervis, NY
with a bakelite style phone. No dial. Supposed to be from a blasting site. Untested. In excellent
Category

Vintage 1950s American Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

Antique English Brass Cased Compass Reg. No. For 1903
Located in Bath, GB
used to open; just like a pocket watch. The dial is lucky enough to have an English Design
Category

Antique Early 1900s British Edwardian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique English Brass Cased Compass Reg. No. For 1903
Antique English Brass Cased Compass Reg. No. For 1903
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H 3 in W 2 in D 0.63 in
Zenith Art Deco Radio Model 808 Tombstone '1935' Bluetooth
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
original dial looks great with the Zenith logo and unusual radio signal hands. The radio offers am and
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Musical Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood

Zenith Chairside Radio Bar With Glasses Art Deco Rare
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
showroom-ready. The grille cloth is a reproduction of the period. Dial/Knobs: The Zenith “Back Dial” is in
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Musical Instruments

Materials

Fabric, Wood

Barograph and Barometer by Negretti & Zambra
Located in Cheshire, GB
gate suspension, with an unusual half-round barometer dial. The barograph having a glass ink bottle
Category

Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Vintage Military Compass, American, Navigation Aid, Keuffel & Esser, 5600X Model
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
displays appealing tonality Brass fittings to the dial edge and hinge present golden hues Generously sized
Category

Vintage 1930s American Other Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

19th Century Gold French Empire Hexagonal Giltwood Verre Églomisé Barometer
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
condition. The top part of the Parisian décor piece is enhanced by flower carvings. The glass dial is
Category

Antique 19th Century French Empire Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

A Victorian anchor and rope barometer by Gray and Keen, Liverpool
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A Victorian anchor and rope barometer by Gray and Keen, Liverpool. The 10 ¾-inch silvered dial of
Category

Antique 1860s European Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Walnut

Circa 1800 Swedish Gustavian Mahogany Barometer by Iohannes Lerra
Located in London, GB
dial sits centrally in a mahogany wood frame with applied gilded scrolled leaf decoration to the four
Category

Antique 18th Century Swedish Gustavian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Pocket Watch In 18 Carat Gold, Dating From Around 1900 with calendar
Located in Madrid, ES
Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this elegant timepiece boasts a classic enamel dial on one
Category

Antique 1890s Scientific Instruments

Materials

Gold

Early 19th Century 2 Day Marine Chronometer by James McCabe, No. 199
By James McCabe
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
on the dial and movement, and the number on the bottom of the bowl. In a three part mahogany case now
Category

Antique Early 19th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Victorian Quality Rosewood Inlaid Banjo Barometer
Located in Suffolk, GB
porcelain dial with original hands and brass bezel. A charming example in good working order. Measures
Category

Antique 1880s English Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Rosewood

French 19th Century Culinary Scale from Lyon
Located in Baton Rouge, LA
instrument was used to measure various ingredients and products that are epicurean in nature. Its sizable
Category

Antique 19th Century French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Marble, Brass

Louis XV Style Ormolu-Mounted Tortoiseshell Clock and Barometer Set by Gleizes
By E. Gleizes Paris
Located in London, GB
(ormolu) and tortoiseshell inlay. The central enamel dials, signed 'Gleizes / 3 Place Vendome a Paris
Category

Antique 19th Century French Rococo Scientific Instruments

Materials

Ormolu

c.1800 Portable English Orrery by W. Robinson
Located in Greenlawn, NY
tilted wheel that adjusts it for latitude and shows against an engraved silvered dial that shows the
Category

Antique Early 1800s English Other Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Wrap Reel Machine, English, Factory, Cotton, John Nesbitt, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
mechanism to 120 yards (110 meters), annotated on the dial Upon each revolution of the dial, the hammer and
Category

Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

19th Century French Table Sundial And Compass
Located in Firenze, IT
holds a needle compass over paper dial. Circa 1875. Measures 8cm
Category

Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1937 Stromberg-Carlson 228-L Console Radio Restored Bluetooth
By Zenith
Located in Oakland, CA
. This is an exceptional radio very nice size and beautiful dial. The chassis has been service and 1
Category

Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Musical Instruments

Materials

Wood

Large Victorian Carved Architectural Mercurial Barometer
Located in Lincoln, GB
broken arched pediment top, with a large decorated porcelain enamel dial, with two adjustable sweeping
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Enamel

A Rare 2 Day Marine Chronometer By George Hedger
Located in Lincolnshire, GB
himself who was a watch maker and worked at the address on the dial and case until 1840 so we can date
Category

Antique Mid-19th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Anemometer 1950 Coal Mining Vintage Science Equipment in Brass and Steel
Located in Miami, FL
back in the 1950's with brass and blackened steel parts. The dial is silvered with black arabic
Category

Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Steel, Iron

Early 19th Century Mahogany Stick Barometer by Tagliaue & Torre of 294 Holborn
Located in Martlesham, GB
architectural top with a central brass finial, rectangular silvered dial with a glazed and hinged door, the dial
Category

Antique 1810s British Georgian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Oak cased barograph and barometer
Located in Cheshire, GB
mechanism has eight stacked vacuum capsules and utilises a gate suspension, with a secondary barometer dial
Category

Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

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At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal instrument dial for your home. An instrument dial — often made from wood, metal and brass — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect instrument dial — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. An instrument dial is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Art Deco, Louis XVI and Regency styles are sought with frequency. Zenith each produced at least one beautiful instrument dial that is worth considering.

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