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Art Deco Machine Age John Vassos Turntable / Record Player for GE, circa 1939
By John Vassos
Located in Dallas, TX
Art Deco Machine Age John Vassos turntable / record player for GE, circa 1939 General Electric These are very cool. Great Vassos original patented design in US and Canada. Super ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bakelite, Paper

Antique Glass Display Dome
Located in Norwalk, CT
A wonderful glass display dome great to keep sculpture or collections safe and look more interesting than just on a shelf.
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Early 20th Century American Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

  • Antique Glass Display Dome
  • Antique Glass Display Dome
  • Antique Glass Display Dome
  • Antique Glass Display Dome
H 31 in. Dm 14 in.
Large, Good Condition and Stylish Hand Carved Antique English Oak Wall Barometer
Located in Lisse, NL
Stunning design and top quality executed antique barometer. This late 19th-early 20th century, English manufactured wall barometer has everything that makes an antique worthwhile. F...
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Early 20th Century English Arts and Crafts Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Machine Age Art Deco Walter Dorwin Teague Kodak Medalist Camera with Case
By Walter Dorwin Teague, Eastman Kodak
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Walter Dorwin Teague Kodak medalist camera with case Modernist Streamline If you are into Teague's early Industrial designs, this is a relatively difficult ...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Machine Age Art Deco Industrial Design DeVilbis Electric Steam Vaporizer
By DeVilbiss
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Industrial Streamline Design DeVilbis Electric Steam Vaporizer Bakelite Patented Design Another original Machine Age sculptural design you will rarely find in...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Scientific Instruments

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Bakelite, Rubber

Machine Age Art Deco Streamline Industrial Design Nashua Tape Dispenser Arens
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco Streamline Industrial design Nashus Tape Dispenser by Egmont Arens Patented Another original Machine Age sculptural Industrial re-design you will rarely find ...
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Vintage 1940s American Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Chrome, Steel

Machine Age Art Deco Streamline Aluminum Zephyr Airkooler Goose-Neck Fan
Located in Dallas, TX
Machine Age Art Deco streamline aluminum Zephyr Airkooler Goose-neck Fan by Wright Industries Gooseneck Goose neck Model # 10EZ. PRICE Reduced from $2250. Aerodynamic design, with ...
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Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum, Copper

Beautifully Hand Carved Antique Dutch Arts & Crafts Barometer & Thermometer 1910
Located in Lisse, NL
Good size, highly decorative and excellent condition Arts & Crafts barometer. This unique Arts & Crafts, banjo barometer is another great example of the beauty and the quality of ...
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Early 20th Century Dutch Arts and Crafts Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Opaline Glass, Wood

1940s Japanese Fuji Meibo Naval Binoculars, MOD Antique Tripod & Castors
By Fuji Meibo
Located in Leicester, Leicestershire
Japanese Fuji Meibo Observation Binoculars 15 x 80 - 4 degree field of view. A large pair of Japanese ex-navy observation binoculars mounted on an antique 1940's ERYL & S bronze, ...
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Vintage 1940s Japanese Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum, Brass, Brass, Bronze, Steel

Handblown Glass Scientific Instruments
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Set of 4 hand blown glass scientific instruments with intriguing sculptural forms. All mounted on Victorian style turned wood bases. Dr. Frankenstein would be proud. (Tall Instrument...
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20th Century English Edwardian Scientific Instruments

Gaertner Spectroscope, 1930s Scientific Instrument
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Gaertner spectroscope, 1930s scientific instrument. The spectroscope is an instrument used in chemistry and physics to observe and analyze the electromagnetic radiation emitted by...
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20th Century American Scientific Instruments

Scientific Handblown Glass Vacuum Dome
Located in Norwalk, CT
A really neat way to display something amazing this is a really thick quality piece of handblown glass from the early 1900s.
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Early 20th Century American Scientific Instruments

Mid-Century Scientific Crystal Molecular Model
Located in Almelo, NL
Mid-century decorative ball-and-spoke scientific crystal model from Czechoslovakia from the 1950s. Made for educational reasons, used for classroom demonstration and study. In good c...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

3-D Gastro Intestinal Model by CENCO
By Central Scientific Company
Located in Hingham, MA
Vintage 1960's medical office or classroom model diagram of the anatomy of the human G-I system. Wall plaque in hand painted plaster relief. Elements numbered presumably to corresp...
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Vintage 1960s American Scientific Instruments

  • 3-D Gastro Intestinal Model by CENCO
  • 3-D Gastro Intestinal Model by CENCO
  • 3-D Gastro Intestinal Model by CENCO
  • 3-D Gastro Intestinal Model by CENCO
H 32 in. W 11 in. D 3.75 in.
Scientific Instrument X-Ray Focus Type Tube, Italy, 1900
Located in Milan, IT
Blown glass scientific instrument. X-ray focus type tube used to demonstrate the X-ray effect. Mounted over an ebonized wood base, Italy, circa 1900.
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Early 20th Century Italian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Large Vintage Pantagraph, English, Brass, Scientific Mapping Instrument
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a large vintage pantagraph. An English, brass scientific mapping instrument, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Fascinating scale and mechanical interest Displays a...
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Mid-20th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Small Antique Electric Therapy Machine, English, Scientific, Medical, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a small antique electric therapy machine. An English, mahogany cased patent scientific medical aid, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. Diminutive Victorian medic...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Scientific Instrument X-Ray Focus Type Tube, Italy, 1900
Located in Milan, IT
Blown glass scientific instrument. X-ray focus type tube used to demonstrate the X-ray effect. Mounted over an ebony wooden base. Italy, circa 1900.     
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Early 20th Century Italian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Vintage Balance, English, Mahogany, Scientific Scales, Stanton Instruments, 1960
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage analytical balance. An English, mahogany cased set of scientific scales by Stanton Instruments of London, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1960. Beguiling v...
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Mid-20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Analytical Beam Balance Scientific Scale in Glass Case
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Hand built analytical beam balance scientific scale. The scale is used to measure both solid and liquid masses (10/100g capacity). Highly sensitive silver cylinders dampen the harmon...
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Botanic Flower Model Scientific Specimen, Milan Paravia, circa 1900
By Paravia
Located in Milan, IT
A rare botanic didactical specimen, depicting a Solarum Tuberosum flower pale pink color made out of papier mâché, plaster and wood, hand-painted. Extremely detailed. Milan Paravia.
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster, Wood, Paper

Antique Surveyor's Level, English, Brass, Scientific Instrument, Halden & Sons
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique surveyor's level. An English, brass scientific instrument by J. Halden & Sons of Manchester, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920. Appealing level with ...
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Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Engine Indicator, Scottish, Scientific Instrument, Dobbie McInnes, 1920
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique mechanical engine indicator. A Scottish, brass scientific instrument by Dobbie-McInnes of Glasgow, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920. Presenting a gr...
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Vintage 1920s Scottish Edwardian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage Stereoscope Bar Parallax, Scientific Instrument, JM Glauser, London
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage stereoscope bar parallax. An English, brass scientific instrument for measuring depth in aerial photographs or maps, by JM Glauser & Sons of London, dating to the m...
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Vintage 1950s English Other Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Stick Barometer, Walnut, Scientific Instrument, Negretti & Zambra, 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique stick barometer. An English, walnut scientific instrument with thermometer by Negretti & Zambra, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Presented in t...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Walnut

Antique Magneto Electric Therapy Machine, English, Scientific Medical Aid, 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique magneto electric therapy machine. An English, mahogany cased scientific medical aid, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. Fascinating Victorian medical ...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Vintage Allbrit Polar Planimeter, English, Scientific Instrument, Stanley, 1950
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage Allbrit polar planimeter. An English, adjustable scientific instrument by Stanley, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Comprehensive scientific instrumen...
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Mid-20th Century English Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Vintage Brewer's Thermometer, Dairy, Scientific Instrument, Zeal of London, 1960
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage brewer's thermometer. An English, cased brew or dairy scientific instrument by GH Zeal of London, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1960. Fascinating sheathe...
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Mid-20th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

Botanic Flower Model Scientific Specimen, Milan Paravia, circa 1900
Located in Milan, IT
A rare botanic didactical specimen, depicting a Vitis Vinifera flower pale yellow green color made out of papier mâché, plaster and wood hand-painted. Extremely detailed. Milan Paravia.
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Scientific Instruments

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Plaster, Wood, Paper

Highly Decorative Scientific Instrument X Ray Focus Type Tube, Italy, 1920
Located in Milan, IT
An highly decorative scientific instrument, X ray focus type tube, used to demonstrate the X rays effect. Mounted over a wooden base. Italy, 1920.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Mid-Century Scientific Molecular Model Czechoslovakia from the 1960s
Located in Almelo, NL
Mid-century decorative scientific molecular model from Czechoslovakia from the 1960s. Made for educational reasons, used for classroom demonstration and study. In good condition with...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Set of Vintage Balance Weights, English, Brass, Scientific, Apothecary, Assay
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a set of vintage balance weights. An English, brass set of scientific apothecary assay weights, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. A quality set of assayer's weig...
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Mid-20th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage Rolling Rule English Brass Scientific Instrument, Navigation, circa 1950
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage rolling rule. An English, brass scientific instrument to aid navigation, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Attractive period instrument Displays a des...
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Mid-20th Century English Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Highly Decorative Scientific Instrument : X Ray Focus Type Tube, Italy, 1920
Located in Milan, IT
An highly decorative scientific instrument , X ray focus type tube, used to demonstrate the X rays effect. Mounted over a wooden base, Italy, 1920.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Antique J. Hicks London Brass Scientific Air Meter Instrument with Wooden Case
By J. Hicks, London 1
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique air meter was made by the noted scientific instrument maker J. Hicks of London England somewhere between 1880 and the turn of the century. The meter is constructed of br...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Brass

19th Century Old Study Camera in Oak Wood with Height Adjustable and Brake
Located in Miami, FL
Amazing late 19th century French oak camera from Spain. Made in oak and gold metal and in its color. Beautiful piece of decoration. Measures: Adjustable height 55.11in-66.92in.
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Antique Late 19th Century Spanish Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

19th Century Old Study Camera in Oak Wood with Height Adjustable and Brake
Located in Miami, FL
Amazing late 19th century French oak camera from Spain. Made in oak and gold metal and in its color. Beautiful piece of decoration. Measures: Adjustable height 55.11in-66.92in.
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Antique Late 19th Century Spanish Art Deco Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Sargent-Welch Scientific Educational Leaf Botanical Model
By Sargent Welch Scientific Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Painted resin composite, scientific, educational, botanical model of a leaf by the Sargent Welch Scientific Company.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Composition

Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
By Sargent Welch Scientific Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Painted resin composite, scientific, educational, botanical model of a dicotyledon flower with removable parts.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

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Composition

  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
H 19 in. W 14.50 in. D 10.50 in.
Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
By Sargent Welch Scientific Company
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Painted resin composite, scientific, educational, botanical model of a flower with removable parts.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures

Materials

Composition

  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
  • Sargent-Welch Scientific Flower Botanical Model
H 19.50 in. W 13.50 in. D 10 in.
Pair of Machine Age Fisher Scientific Laboratory Lamps
By Fisher Scientific, Bausch & Lomb
Located in Garnerville, NY
These are pretty amazing lamps or spotlights. Vintage Fisher scientific lab lamps with opaque Bausch and Lomb lenses. Dark gray powder coated metal. Fully operational and adjustable,...
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Vintage 1940s American Machine Age Table Lamps

Materials

Steel

Theodolite Carl Zeiss 1920s Light Gray and Black Painted Brass
Located in Milan, IT
Theodolite by Carl Zeiss Jena D.R.G.M. 1920s, light gray and black painted brass, internal horizontal and vertical circle with microscope readings, rack and pinion focusing. Very goo...
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Vintage 1920s German Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Pocket Compass for a US Army Officers Signed Keuffel & Esser Co NY WWI
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass signed Keuffel & Esser Co New York, used by US Army officers during the First World War of chrome-plated brass in the shape of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped ...
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Vintage 1910s American Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Plaster Didactic Anatomical Model of A Human Heart, Germany, Late 1800s
Located in Milan, IT
Anatomical didactic model of a human heart made of polychrome plaster. 2 doors with spring hinges allow observation of the internal parts of the heart. Somso manufacture from the end...
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Antique 1870s German Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster

Doctor's Surgery Height Measure, 20th Century
Located in London, GB
An early 20th century Edwardian doctor's surgery height measuring stand. The stand comprises a cast iron foot plate, a bronze measuring stick holder and an adjustable height measu...
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Early 20th Century European Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

  • Doctor's Surgery Height Measure, 20th Century
  • Doctor's Surgery Height Measure, 20th Century
  • Doctor's Surgery Height Measure, 20th Century
  • Doctor's Surgery Height Measure, 20th Century
H 90.56 in. W 12.6 in. D 16.54 in.
Brass Spirit Level J. Rabone & Sons, Birmingham, circa 1860
Located in Milan, IT
Brass spirit level signed J. Rabone & Sons Birmingham made in England Warrented correct, complete with adjustment screw and made in the second half of the 19th century. Excellent con...
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Antique 1860s British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Rare Pair of Globes, London 1816/1828, John and William Cary
By Cary
Located in Bamberg, DE
London, 1816/1828 Colored and lacquered copper engravings, three-legged mahogany mounts and each with a compass. Both globes have an equatorial ring with month indications and a bra...
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Antique 1810s English George IV Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Anatomical Human Model, circa 1930s
By Dr. Louis Auzoux
Located in Almelo, NL
Unique circa 1930s vintage medical 62" size muscular instructional anatomical figure complete with internal organs (more info soon).
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Vintage 1930s European Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Plaster

  • Anatomical Human Model, circa 1930s
  • Anatomical Human Model, circa 1930s
  • Anatomical Human Model, circa 1930s
  • Anatomical Human Model, circa 1930s
H 62.5 in. W 22 in. D 15.7 in.
WWI Vintage Medical Dentist Outfit
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
WWI vintage medical dentist outfit A rare piece, the outer is in strong canvas on a wicker body with a wooden lid The case is marked with a red cross and labeled "Fd. Dental Out...
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Early 20th Century Campaign Scientific Instruments

Materials

Canvas

  • WWI Vintage Medical Dentist Outfit
  • WWI Vintage Medical Dentist Outfit
  • WWI Vintage Medical Dentist Outfit
  • WWI Vintage Medical Dentist Outfit
H 15 in. W 32 in. D 16 in.
Terrestrial Globe Signed Delamarche, Paris, 1864
By Charles Francois Delamarche
Located in Milan, IT
A small terrestrial globe, papier mâché, caged into a brass armillary structure, with tall foot and mahogany wooden base. Signed Delamarche, Paris, France, 1864.
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Antique 1860s French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Stevens & Sons 19th Century Brass and Mahogany Scale
By Stevens & Sons
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Steven & Sons English 19th century brass and mahogany scale. 1-drawer mahogany box with a brass scale fitted to the top. Brass lever lifts the scales off the wood. Very nice original...
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Antique 1860s English Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Engraved Boxwood Sundial English Manufacture of the 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Engraved boxwood sundial with brass hinges, book-shaped, English manufacture of the second half of the 18th century. The clock is equipped with a compass for orientation inserted in ...
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Antique 1770s British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Boxwood

Antique Art Nouveau Barometer, Sheraton Inlaid Aneroid Barometer, Scotland, 1910
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique Art Nouveau barometer, Sheraton inlaid aneroid barometer, Scotland 1910, B2246 Scotland, 1910 Solid mahogany and veneer The mahogany case is inlaid with exotic fruitwood...
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Vintage 1910s Scottish Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Very Rare and Important 1910 Dräger Smoke Mask
By Dräger
Located in Peekskill, NY
I almost never sell items from my museum collection. Here is your opportunity to get your hands on one of the rarest examples I own. It's not only a surviving example of the very beg...
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Early 20th Century German Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Leather

Brass and Glass Compass on a Mahogany Board, End of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Brass and glass compass on universal joint from the end of the 19th century. Mounted on custom made mahogany board. The compass consists of a cylindrical brass container, called a mo...
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Antique 1890s British Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Brass Balance Shop Scales with Eagle Crest
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Brass balance shop scales with eagle crest Decorative large brass balance shop scales  I super looking set, the slightly dished pans are hung on brass chains from the main colu...
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Antique Late 19th Century Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Oak Barometer, Carved Oak Aneroid Barometer, Scotland, 1910
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique oak barometer, carved oak aneroid barometer, Scotland 1910, B2248 Scotland 1910 All original finish Carved top Encased thermometer underneath Opaque white glass dials ...
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Vintage 1910s Scottish Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Metal Binoculars with Case, 20th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Binoculars with case. Decoration complements. Silver metal binoculars with graduation nuts and clean and elegant lines. Inspired by classic models. Weight: 945 gr." Size: 9 x 15 x 17...
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20th Century Unknown Other Scientific Instruments

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Metal, Other

  • Metal Binoculars with Case, 20th Century
  • Metal Binoculars with Case, 20th Century
  • Metal Binoculars with Case, 20th Century
  • Metal Binoculars with Case, 20th Century
H 6.7 in. W 5.91 in. D 3.55 in.
Barometer Made in France in the Second Half of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Antique Torricelli mercury barometer, made of mahogany, with thermometer, signed Mon. Chevallier L'Ing. Queslin 1, rue de la Bourse, France, second half of the 19th century. Very goo...
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Antique 1860s French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Carved Oakwood Antique French Barometer with Thermometer, by De Lambert, 1910s
Located in Verviers, BE
Carved oakwood antique French barometer with thermometer by the firme De Lambert, 1910s Made in Belgium by A. de Lambert. High quality mechanism with jeweled movement barometer and ...
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Vintage 1910s Belgian Art Nouveau Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

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Scientific Studies For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of scientific studies is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, wood and brass, all scientific studies available were constructed with great care. There are 907 antique and vintage scientific studies for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 5 modern editions to choose from as well. Scientific studies have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Scientific studies made by Industrial designers — as well as those associated with Victorian — are very popular at 1stDibs. Scientific studies have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden, W & T Avery and Somso are consistently popular.

How Much are Scientific Studies?

Prices for scientific studies can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, scientific studies begin at $75 and can go as high as $69,395, while the average can fetch as much as $1,352.