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Ship's Course Corrector by Bain & Ainsley, circa 1900
A Bain & Ainsley "HA - HY" mahogany cased ship's course corrector, circa 1900. With retailers's mark: T. L. Ainsley, Barry Dock & Cardiff. See photos for instructions. Measu...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Didactic Resin Anatomical Model of an Enlarged Jaw, Germany, 1950s
Didactic anatomical model of an enlarged jaw, mounted on a wooden board with hooks for hanging. In evidence the circulatory system, the roots of the teeth, and two caries. Made in ha...
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1950s German Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Wood, Resin

Bronze Mortar with Pestle, 20th Century, after Baroque Models
By Unknown
Located in Madrid, ES
Mortar with hand. Bronze, 20th century. Open-ended cylindrical mortar with two handles, a decoration in bands on the outside (rolls and birds; floral details; inscription in capital...
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20th Century European Baroque Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

Vintage 5 Draw Brass Telescope
Vintage brass 5 draw extendable hand telescope. Comes with original cap to cover glass end and brass eyepiece cover that slides in and out of place. Unusually long telescope at just ...
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1970s American Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage 3 Draw Brass and Leather Telescope
Vintage brown leather and brass 3 draw extendable hand telescope. Comes with original cap to cover glass end and brass eyepiece cover that slides in and out of place. Original leathe...
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1970s French Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

French Fabric Store Scale in Walnut with Marble Top, 1900s
A wonderful walnut and marble fabric scale, French, circa 1900. The walnut base has gilt trim on its faces and sides, and canted corners with mahogany veneer for accent. A lightly ve...
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Early 20th Century French Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Marble, Brass

George III Rosewood Mercury Stick Barometer by J.King, Bristol
By Unknown
Located in Norwich, GB
George III rosewood stick barometer in a finely grained case with turned cistern cover and caddy top. Central Ivory based mercury thermometer with Fahrenheit and Reaumur scales. ...
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1820s English George III Antique Scientific Instruments

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Rosewood

Important Georgian Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer by Stott, Dumfries
By Unknown
Located in Norwich, GB
Fine Georgian mahogany bow fronted stick barometer. Bow fronted glass set in front of the silvered register plate with sliding vernier controlled by an ivory turned knob. Concertina ...
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1790s English Georgian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

George III Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer by Henry Andrews, Royston
By Unknown
Located in Norwich, GB
George III stick barometer in a finely figured mahogany case with canted corners and architectural pediment surmounted by a central ivory finial. Exposed mercury tube with bulb ciste...
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Early 1800s English George III Antique Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Modern Terrestrial Globe Wood Tripod Base
Terrestrail globe in paper-mâché, turned and ebonized wooden base.
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21st Century and Contemporary French Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

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Wood, Paper

Pocket Compass Aurapole, 1915, Brass, Made in England
By Short & Mason
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass, 1915, of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed Aurapole Short & Mason London, England. The compass has a snap-on cover with release button inside the r...
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1910s British Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pocket Brass Compass KAAM Used by British Aviation Officers in 1915
Pocket compass used by British aviation officers signed L. KAMM & Co London V n. 49227 of 1915, made of chromed brass in the form of a pocket watch. The compass is equipped with a li...
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1910s British Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Brass

German Hand Carved Beechwood Equine Barometer
By Simon Hansel
Located in Cookeville, TN
A German hand carved beechwood equine barometer. This German-marked barometer sits in a hand carved beech case surmounted by a horse. The name “Simon Hansel” is stamped on the back. ...
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Mid-20th Century German Arts and Crafts Scientific Instruments

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Beech

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

French Bronze Mortar and Pestle, Original Patina, Early 19th Century
French bronze mortar and pestle, original Patina, early 19th century. Pharmacy or Herbalist antique bronze mortar. Handmade with pestle. Original patina.
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Early 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

Antique English "Davon" Patent Combination Micro-Telescope and case, circa 1920
By Davidson
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English "Davon" patent combination micro-telescope in original lined and stitched leather case, signed by maker "F. Davidson & Co., London" circa 1920. Patent #13251-12, Lond...
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Early 20th Century English Scientific Instruments

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Leather

Early 20th Century Red Leather Shoe of "The Russian Giant" Feodor Machnow
An odd decorative item, by repute the shoe of Russian Giant Feodor Machnow. The shoe is of leather construction, maroon in color, with a brass buckle. Leather sole and heal, the s...
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Early 20th Century European Edwardian Scientific Instruments

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Leather

Aga Television
This is one of the most beautiful televisions we have ever seen. The streamlined cabinet was possibly designed by Bengt-Johan Gullberg, who had been commissioned by Aga in the 1960s...
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1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Teak

Mid-Century Molecular Structure of "Chlorid Uhlicity" Prague, 1950s
This beautiful patinated metal 1950s molecular structure of "Chlorid Uhlicity" will display great on any table for presentation. It measures very nicely at 8.5 x 8.5 x 8.5. For you c...
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Mid-20th Century Czech Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

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Bentwood

Mid-Century Molecular Structure for Didactic Purposes Made in the 1950s
Midcentury molecular structure of water (H2O) for educational use, metal with wooden small spheres white painted, and with the larger spheres made of red painted bakelite. Czechoslov...
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Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Vintage French Cast Iron and Brass Scale, circa 1900
Vintage French cast iron and brass scale, circa 1900.
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

English 1930s Tinplate Terrestrial Globe
A 1930s English tinplate terrestrial globe. Wear consistent with age. Great looking vintage item from the Art Deco period. Great desk or display piece.
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1930s English Art Deco Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Tin

Victorian Oak Aneroid Barometer
A00 A small oak cased rope edge carved aneroid barometer with well engraved silvered dial, circa 1880. Measures: Diameter 7", dial 5", depth2.5" Diameter 18cm, dial 13cm, depth 6cm...
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1880s European Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Oak

Victorian Oak Admiral Fitzroy Barometer
A00 An oak cased Admiral Fitzroy barometer, with well carved pediment, rack & pinnion verniers, storm bottle & thermometer signed Thompson & Co., Liverpool. 1870 This barometer is f...
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1870s European Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Oak

Mid-Century Decorative Globe Model from Germany from the 1950s
Mid-century decorative globe model from Germany from the 1950s. Made for educational reasons, used for classroom demonstration and study. In vintage good condition with signs of age ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments

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Metal

19th Century Large French Empire Barometer
19th century large French Empire barometer.
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19th Century French Empire Antique Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Wood

Beautifully Hand Carved Antique Dutch Arts & Crafts Barometer & Thermometer 1910
By Unknown
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

19th Century Portuguese Antique brass butcher's scale signed Costa and Branco
19th century antique Portuguese brass double butchers scale with original weights. Antique bull's head sits on the top of the scales. Smaller scale sits near the top beam where the l...
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Late 19th Century Portuguese Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Pair of French Antique Chemist Glass Bells, Late 1800s
A pair of hand blown laboratory glass bells used by chemists for experiments, France, 19th century. Tall glass form with straight sides and sloped shoulders leading to a short, corke...
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Late 19th Century French Industrial Antique Scientific Instruments

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Blown Glass

English Regency Period Mahogany and Brass Instrument Cabinet, circa 1820
Having an arched top with conforming hinged and locking door. The top with a concealed flip up brass handle.
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1820s British Regency Antique Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Edwardian Brass Telescope on Stand by J.H.Steward
Mounted on an oak tripod stand.
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Gilt Bronze and Porcelain Clock and Barometer Set by Michel Balthazar
By Balthazard
Located in London, GB
This wall clock and barometer pair are contained within identical gilt bronze cases, feature identical gilt bronze mounts, and are inset with matching porcelain plaques. The circular...
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Late 19th Century French Louis XV Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze, Enamel, Ormolu

American Nautical Brass Yacht Binnacle Mounted in Mahogany Case, Circa 1890
American nautical mahogany yacht binnacle with a hinged locking oval glass viewing port, original removable brass side light burner with font, brass carrying handle, and fitted with ...
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1890s American American Empire Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Commercial Balance Scale by H. L. Becker in Brussels
Antique commercial balance scale by H. L. Becker in Brussels is the type of precision instrument for which the company was known during the early 20th century. Note the attention to ...
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Early 20th Century Belgian Industrial Scientific Instruments

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Steel

Early 20th Century Edwardian Travelling Tradesman Salesman's Soap Sampler
A unusual travelling tradesman's soap display case, early 20th century in age likely Edwardian. A segmented internal draw hidden via the sliding cover, housing fourteen hand blown...
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Early 1900s English Edwardian Antique Scientific Instruments

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Natural Fiber, Glass, Pine

Cast Iron Mortar
A cast iron mortar with a bas-relief band in the center.
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19th Century American Industrial Antique Scientific Instruments

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Iron

CURTA Type II Mechanical Calculator
An important CURTA Type II mechanical calculator by Cortina Ltd. Mauren. Made in Liechtenstein, manufactured in September 1966. Serial number 537731. Light grey body with 11 digits f...
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1960s Liechtenstein Mid-Century Modern Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Metal

1930s Plaster Anatomical Torso , Didactic , Educational , Germany
1930s Anatomical Torso - Didactic Bust - Educational Model . This plaster torso mounted on wooden base has removable organs ( like heart, lungs , liver , ... ) and is numbered. Thi...
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Mid-20th Century German Art Deco Scientific Instruments

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Plaster, Wood

Carl Zeiss RWDF Periscope Binoculars on Tripod Stand, circa 1965
By Carl Zeiss
Located in Heathfield, East Sussex
A simply stunning and beautiful example of mid-20th century design from the iconic German optics manufacturer Carl Zeiss. The RWDF (direction-wise Doppelfernrohr) 10 x 50 binocular P...
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1960s German Vintage Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum, Brass, Stainless Steel

19th Century French Hand Painted Iron and Brass Scale with Paris Coat of Arms
Decorate your kitchen counter with this elegant, colorful antique scale. Crafted in France circa 1880, the scientific instrument is uniquely decorated with a Paris crest in the cente...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

Pair of Massive Vintage Natural Geode Stone Rock Sculptural Bookends
Beautiful pair of vintage natural geode bookends. This was a large stone that was split to make the bookends. Matching pair with a polished face. Has felt protective material on the ...
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Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Rock Crystal

Mid-Century Modern Antique Weight Plumb Tool
For your consideration, Mid Century Modern Antique Weight Plumb Tool Dimensions are: 5 1/4" x 1 1/2" diameter Condition is Original Vintage Unrestored. Please refer to images. Ref AC...
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1950s American Modern Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Restauration Gilded and Epargne Armillary Sphere and Paperweight, circa 1830
By Unknown
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A Restauration gilded bronze and blue epargne armillary sphere and paperweight finely chiseled and gilded bronze, the sphere in blue and gold enameled copper, resting on a pedestal a...
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1830s French Restauration Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze, Copper

Poison Mortar with Mace, Bronze, 16th Century
By Unknown
Located in Madrid, ES
Poison mortar with mace, bronze, 16th century Small mortar with mace made of bronze, decorated with a band of vertical shapes that resemble leaves rather than ribs and this one with...
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16th Century European Renaissance Antique Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

Later 19th Century French Set of Scale Weights
A later 19th century set of weights in brass housed in their wooden box. Weights such as these were used with different scales - balances - whether for apothecary, jewelers, confecti...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique San Francisco Brass and Cast Iron Balance Scale, circa 1930
About A cast iron balance scale with original label, brass accents and "Scoop On"/"Scoop Off" balancing arm. The piece is solidly built and works properly. Creator: James Gedde...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century Cast Iron Balance Scale, circa 1800s
About A cast iron balance scale with two original weights, side gauge and attached weight. The piece is solidly built and works properly. Creator: Unknown. Date of manufacture...
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19th Century American Industrial Antique Scientific Instruments

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Iron

Antique Trolley Fare Box, circa 1920-1940
About Antique original fare register box #6026 manufactured by the International Register Co. of Chicago. These were mounted in streetcars and rapid transit booths to record the n...
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Early 20th Century Industrial Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Louis Kalff, "Pancake" Bakelite Speaker for Philips, 1920s
By Philips, Louis Kalff
Located in Uppsala, SE
Bakelite speaker designed by Louis Kalff for famous Dutch electronics manufacturer Philips in the late 1920s. The model are often referred to as "The Pancake" by collectors because o...
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1930s Dutch Art Deco Vintage Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Antique Carved Root Ball & Sterling Horse Dealer's Measuring Stick Walking Cane
By Joseph Hicks
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique horse dealer's cane was made in England by most likely Joseph Hicks and dates to the 1890s and done in the period, high Victorian style. The cane handle is a carved root...
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Late 19th Century English Early Victorian Antique Scientific Instruments

Materials

Sterling Silver, Sterling Silver

Vintage Stereoscope by Verascope Richard, Early 20th Century
By Jules Richard
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage Stereoscope is an original decorative wood object realized in France by Vérascope factory during the 19th century. Includes a metal label of the manufacturer brand. Th...
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Early 20th Century French Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

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