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Patek Philippe French Naval Chronometer Wall Clock
By Patek Philippe
Located in New Orleans, LA
Made for Auricoste, the official supplier of timepieces to the French Navy, this exceptional Patek Philippe "Chronorquartz" model CE28Y naval chronometer master wall clock features a...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Crystal, Quartz

Bavarian Pharmacy Balance
This amazing and extremely rare Bavarian Biedermeier-period pharmacy balance stand would have been at home at any apothecary’s shop during the mid-19th century. Crafted of walnut wit...
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19th Century Balkan Biedermeier Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Mid-Century Scientific Crystal Molecular Model
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

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Metal

Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Carved Giltwood Wall Barometer with Sun Decor
This beautiful, antique barometer was crafted in Lyon, France, circa 1760. The intricate wall hanging piece features a carved sun and angel on the pediment with decorative swags and ...
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Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Antique Scientific Instruments

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Giltwood

German Carl Zeiss WWII Binoculars, 1943-1945
By Carl Zeiss
Located in Eindhoven, NL
A blc (Zeiss) 12 x 60 (45 °) binoculars. These binoculars were used by the German army in the 2nd World War at the air defensive shield. They were also used by the navy. Polished alu...
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1940s German Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum

19th Century French Black Forest Carved Walnut Barometer with Floral Motifs
This elegant antique wall hanging barometer was crafted in France, circa 1880. The carved fruitwood weather and temperature reader features impressive, high-relief carved floral and ...
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Late 19th Century French Black Forest Antique Scientific Instruments

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Walnut

Standard Imperial Yard for the County of Norfolk Dated 1888
By W & T Avery
Located in London, GB
A brass standard imperial yard for the County of Norfolk by W & T Avery of London. Dated 1888. Marked with Crown and Royal Cipher of Queen Victoria, along with portcullis mark...
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Danese Milano Perpetual Wood Calendar
Calendario bilancia is a wall calendar that underlines the passing of time thanks to the human intervention needed to methodically change the date each and every day. It consists of ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Scientific Instruments

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Maple, Walnut, Beech

Antique 19th Century Pocket Barometer by Negretti & Zambra of London, circa 1880
By Negretti & Zambra
Located in Portland, OR
Antique 19th century pocket barometer by Negretti & Zambra of London, circa 1880. The barometer in a gilded metal case with a white enamel dial. The barometer housed in the original ...
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1880s English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Antique Anatomical Wall Chart Depicting the Human Nervous System, Germany, 1900
Item e6168 a rare 19-carat anatomical wall chart depicting the human nervous system. On the sides with detailed description in German language. Printed on cardboard. Published by j....
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Early 20th Century German Victorian Scientific Instruments

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Wood, Paper

Swiss Football Referee's Stop Watch
Referee's football stop watch. A Swiss 45 minute referees foot - ball timer. The main dial divided into 60 seconds, the subdial into 45 minutes. There is an image of a laced footbal...
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1920s Swiss Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Metal

19th Century Scottish Regency Verre Églomisé Barometer, John Russell of Falkirk
A fine and extremely rare Regency period wheel barometer by John Russell of Falkirk, barometer maker to the Prince Regent. This elegant barometer has a frame veneered in figured maho...
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Early 19th Century English Regency Antique Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

German WWII Binoculars by Schneider, Kreuznach, Germany
By Joseph Schneider
Located in Eindhoven, NL
Polished observation binoculars measure: 10 x 80 Schneider, Kreuznach, 1941-1944 WW2 Binoculars by the Germans made in 1941-1944. D.F. (Doppel Fernrohe) 10 x 80 observation binocu...
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1940s German Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum

Antique Louis Philippe Wall Clock 8 Day Movement Tôle Enamel Bronze
Elegant octagonal wall clock with an eight day movement. The case of the clock is made out of painted metal. The dial is enameled and the clock has bronze fittings.
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1830s French Louis Philippe Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Bronze

19th Century Balancing Scale
19th century brass balancing scale in good condition with beautiful patina.
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19th Century Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Bronze Weight, 18th Century
Weight of the 18th century. Bronze. Bronze weight, incomplete, with the container glass and two of the smallest, all decorated in cold with incised and patterned motifs, simple edge...
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18th Century European Neoclassical Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

17th Century Cabinet of Curiosities
Magnificent artistry, exotic materials and a bit of intrigue combine in this Italian Baroque-era cabinet of curiosities. Once a term used to describe entire rooms dedicated to humani...
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17th Century Italian Renaissance Antique Scientific Instruments

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Lapis Lazuli, Bronze

French Mid 19th Century Louis XVI Style Giltwood Barometer with Carved Crest
This exquisite French Louis XVI style mid 19th century giltwood barometer features a carved crest with quiver and foliage motif. In the lower section of the piece sits the barometer,...
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Mid-19th Century French Louis XVI Antique Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Giltwood

Vintage Teaching Aid Cow Model on Wooden Pedestal, Germany, circa 1960
Item e6178 A vintage model of a cattle standing on a wooden pedestal. Made of papier mâché and plaster. Depicting several diseases of the cow. used for class in agricultural schools...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

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Wood, Paper, Plaster

19th Century Mahogany Cased Two-Day Marine Chronometer by Widenham, London
By Richard Widenham
Located in Devon, GB
A fine two-day marine chronometer by Wideham of London. The original 3-tier mahogany case of good color retains the Prize Award label of the maker Richard Widenham, Lombard Street, L...
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1840s English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Large French 19th Century Scale
A delightful 19th century large French Balance - or scale in copper, iron and wood used in the silk industry for weighing silk cocoons. A perfect kitchen island accent piece.
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19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Copper, Iron

Brass, Bardou and Son Telescope Badged James W. Queen and Co.
By Bardou & Son
Located in Baltimore, MD
Table top, brass refracting telescope on folding cabriole leg base. Objective lens is 3 possibly 3.25" diameter with additional solar viewing eyepiece, and lens cap. The telescope fu...
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1910s French Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Art Deco Red Remington Rand No. 3 Streamlined Portable Typewriter with Hard Case
By Remington Rand
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This red Art Deco streamlined portable typewriter was made by Remington Rand of the United States in circa 1935. This typewriter is done with a two-tone finish having a bright red ba...
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Scientific Instruments

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Metal

French Louis XVI Carved Giltwood Mercury Barometer
Louis XVI carved giltwood and painted mercury wheel barometer. Eight inch circular painted wood register dial with central rosette within the scale calibrated from 27-28-29 and ...
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1780s French Louis XVI Antique Scientific Instruments

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Giltwood

Victorian Brass Clock and Barometer Set with Thermometer
Late Victorian brass clock and barometer set with centrally mounted thermometer with enamel register plate. The case stands on a raised plinth with pad feet, four brass pillars su...
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1880s French Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Carved Giltwood Louis XVI French Barometer
Carved giltwood Louis XVI French barometer, painted wood dial with blue ground and starburst centre. Original pointer and centrally mounted setting hand. The dial signed 'Par Fr...
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1780s French Louis XVI Antique Scientific Instruments

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Giltwood

French Giltwood Wall Mercury Barometer
French giltwood cased diamond barometer, verre eglomise dial with seven weather indications and original pointer signed 'Fouin', circa 1830.
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1830s French Louis Philippe Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

Antique Albertus Seba Pair 18th Century Hand-Colored Engravings Butterflies
By Albertus Seba 1
Located in Washington, DC
Rare pair of original hand-colored prints from Sir Albertus Seba's cabinet of natural curiosities. Prints come from published volumes in Amsterdam between 1734 and 1765. Condition is...
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Mid-18th Century Dutch Antique Scientific Instruments

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Paper

Patek Philippe Clock, MI with 10 Hz Output
By Patek Philippe
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare MI electronic master clock by the renowned Patek Philippe has the ability to control an unlimited number of auxiliary or "slave" clocks on the firm's Electronic Clock Syste...
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Late 20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Patek Philippe Prototype Model Master Clock
By Patek Philippe
Located in New Orleans, LA
This highly sophisticated and exceptionally rare prototype model DCP is part of the Electronic Master Clock System by Patek Philippe of Geneva. Originally made for Dutch National Rai...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Patek Philippe Electronic Time Switch, St4
By Patek Philippe
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare and unique electronic time switch, model ST4, is part of Patek Philippe's Electronic Master Clock System and displays the hours, minutes, seconds and 1/100th of a second. T...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Portable Copying Machine by James Watt & Co.
By James Watt
Located in New Orleans, LA
Considered the first step into the world of modern photocopying, the copying machine was among the first widely used devices to successfully produce an exact copy of an original writ...
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18th Century English Other Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Patek Philippe Chronotome Electronic Clock
By Patek Philippe
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare, one-of-a-kind quartz-controlled electronic chronotome clock was crafted by the renowned Patek Philippe of Geneva as part of the firm's Electronic Clock System. Every Patek...
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20th Century Swiss Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Crystal, Quartz, Metal

Anatomical Eye Model by New York Scientific Supply Co.
Anatomical, composition, organ model of the eye by New York Scientific Co., Inc disassembles into six pieces deconstructing the eye and its nerves. The model is plaster with a glass ...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Composition

1880s Iron And Brass Balancing Scale
1880s iron and brass balancing scale.
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1880s Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Iron

19th Century Bronze Mortar Pestle
This bronze mortar and pestle originates from France, circa 1820. Measurements: 7.5" D x 5.5" H Pestle 10.5".
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19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

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

Materials

Metal, Other

18th Century Antique Georgian Satinwood Precision Barometer
A rare late 18th century George III period antique cross-banded satinwood wheel barometer. The 9 inch circular silvered and engraved main scale has elaborate compass point central en...
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18th Century English George III Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Satinwood

Early 19th Century French Walnut and Brass Telescope Signed Vincent Chevalier
This antique telescope was created in Paris, France by Vincent Chevalier; standing on a tripod with tilting motion, the large Scope is made of walnut with brass mounts. It is complet...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

20th Century Wood and Painted Plaster Czech Mushroom Botanical Models circa 1920
Collection of 34 mycological models Czechoslovakia, first twenty years of the 20th century. The models are made using mixed techniques, mainly wood and painted plaster. Some specime...
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1910s Czech Other Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Plaster, Wood

Early 20th Century French Black Board, Chalkboard
A terrific early 20th century black board - chalkboard from France. Wonderfully constructed from slate and wood. One writing surface is smooth and the other has grid lines lightly et...
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Early 20th Century French Scientific Instruments

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Slate

Carved Oakwood Antique French Barometer with Thermometer, 1910s
Carved oakwood antique French barometer with thermometer unusual antique carved oak barometer in a lovely oak case, working order. ...
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1910s French Art Nouveau Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Large Copper 4 Gallon Measuring Jug by Heath of London
A rare copper four gallon measuring jug made by T. Heath of Rahere Street, London, circa 1880. T. Heath maker's mark. VR excise mark.
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Late 19th Century English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper

Antique Foldable Anatomical Wall Chart Depicting Human Musculature
Item e6169 a rare 19th century anatomical wall chart depicting human musculature and internal organs. With removable multicolored human organs like lung, heart, liver, kidney etc. B...
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Early 20th Century German Victorian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Paper

Victorian Oak Cased Carved Barograph by Short & Mason, London
By Short & Mason
Located in Norwich, GB
Large Victorian oak cased Barograph with an ogee shaped carved apron above the double chart drawer with turned knob. ‘Bamboo’ pillars supporting the case with carved caddy top, h...
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1870s English Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Napoleon III Abalone and Gilt Bronze Opera Glasses, Paris
Napoleon III abalone and gilt bronze opera glasses, Paris Fine and exotic, more than likely made for a gentleman. Older than most, with the gutta percha eye pieces, stamped with the...
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19th Century French Napoleon III Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

Antique Tycos Stormograph Barograph Barometer in Case, circa 1890
By Tycos
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Tycos Stormograph Barograph housed in oak and glass case with original engraved brass labels, circa 1890. Measures: 7.5" H x 12.25" W x 6.75" D.
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19th Century American Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Keystone A7 Movie Camera, circa 1947
By Keystone Camera Company
Located in San Francisco, CA
About: This is an original Keystone A7 16mm movie camera with leather handle and large silver pop out handle. This camera has retained its original finish. The camera may or may n...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Spanish 18th Century Mortar and Pestle
A very handsome 18th century mortar and pestle hand carved from a solid block of wood. Sensational patina. A wonderful object for table top, bookcase or kitchen counter.
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18th Century Spanish Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Saccharimetre a Penombres by Jj Duboscq
By J. Duboscq, Paris 1
Located in London, by appointment only
Numbered No 25 and signed by J Duboscq a Paris. A saccharimeter is an instrument for measuring the concentration of sugar solutions. This is commonly achieved using a measurement ...
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19th Century French Louis Philippe Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Steel

Mid-20th Century Surveyor's Pole, circa 1950
About An original wood and metal surveyor's poles that telescopes up to 9 1/2 feet. The body is wood and the graphics are metal with a metal locking knob. Creator: Unknown. ...
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Mid-20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Oak Cased Barograph and Barometer
Oak cased barograph and barometer, having five bevelled glass panelled removable lid, and a drawer below to house the charts. The mechanical eight-day movement is housed in the drum,...
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Late 19th Century British Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

Edwardian Marine Copper Thermograph by Short and Mason, London
By Short & Mason
Located in Norwich, GB
Edwardian marine copper thermograph, by Short and Mason, London. Eight day drum movement by Smiths, biometric coiled spring linking the recording arm to the chart with temperatur...
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1910s English Edwardian Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper

Armillary Sphere
A fine Italian desk top articles nicely detailed in wood, iron, and tole.
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Mid-20th Century Italian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Iron

Mahogany and Brass Telescope, London, 19th Century
Mahogany and brass telescope, London 19th century Antique telescope made from solid mahogany, brass and glass. The hand held extending telescope measures 26.5" long x 2.5" diam...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Walnut

Rare Oversized 1950s Carl Auböck Wicker Bound Handled Magnifying Glass
By Carl Auböck, Werkstätte Carl Auböck
Located in London, GB
An extremely rare and charmingly eccentric oversized handled magnifying glass designed and by Carl Auböck II, circa 1950.The body of the object is carved from solid Brazilian rosewoo...
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

Materials

Leather, Wicker, Glass, Fruitwood

Unusual English Carved Mahogany Barometer
Well carved English mahogany barometer. In working condition. Presentation plaque dated 1898, Glassow. Made by J. White.
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1890s British Renaissance Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Nikon Marine Binoculars, Paint Stripped and Metal Polished, Japanese, 1940
By Nikon
Located in Forest Row, East Sussex
A pair of Nikon 20 x 120 marine binoculars. Set on a period, extendable oak and polished metal stand. 20x magnification with 120mm objective lenses. Paint stripped and metal polished...
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1940s Japanese Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

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