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Material: Brass
Edmé Beauchêne disarticulated human skull with museum provenance, France
Located in Leuven , BE
Edmé François Chauvot de Beauchêne (1780, Île-de-France – 1830, Paris), was a French physician, surgeon and anatomist. He was Chief of l'hopital Saint-Antoine Paris, the Deputy Chief...
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19th Century French Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19 century Islamic Persian Brass Celestial Globe
Located in New York, NY
19 century Persian celestial globe astrolabe mounted on axle, decorated with bands, Farsi inscriptions and animals, raised on four baluster shaped legs with secondary ring raised on...
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Early 20th Century Persian Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Large Format Mahogany Studio Camera on Adjustable Stand c.1890-1930
Located in San Francisco, CA
ABOUT An antique large format camera sitting on an articulating and geared stand. Camera has a Mahogany case constructed with dovetail joinery on solid Mahogany with brass track and...
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Late 19th Century American Industrial Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

WWII Brass Pocket Compass, England, 1942
Located in Nantucket, MA
A working brass pocket compass marked London, 1942 on the back. Nickel dial. With hinged glass magnifier. WWII English. TG Co. Ltd.
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Mid-20th Century English Industrial Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

A scale weighs travel letters, France 1880.
Located in Milan, IT
A scale weighs travel letters of gilt brass, S-shaped round plate of gilt brass. Ring to hold it between the fingers of one hand and pliers to insert the travel letters to be weighed...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Rare paradoxical planetarium of Jupiter and the Medici satellites, France 1840.
Located in Milan, IT
This rare paradoxical planetarium demonstrates the rotation and revolution motion of the system of the planet Jupiter and the Medici satellites. The base is made of ebonized fruit wo...
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Mid-19th Century French Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century French Iron Balance - Antique Small Brass Scale
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A small, antique French intricate brass balance with different weights in solid brass, in good condition. The iron scale is topped with the original polished brass plates. The scale ...
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Late 19th Century French Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Metal, Brass, Iron

Vintage 2 Draw Telescope, English, Leather, Brass, Terrestrial Refractor, C.1960
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage 2 draw telescope. An English, leather on brass terrestrial refractor, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1960. Perfect for bird watching, landscape appreciatio...
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Bilancia Da Farmacia Inglese F E Becker & CO Entro Teca Inizio 1900
Located in Milan, IT
Antica Bilancia Da Farmacia F. E. Becker & CO conservata entro una teca a giorno costruita in legno e vetro. Alla bilancia si accede sollevando l’antina frontale, dopo di che si può ...
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Early 20th Century Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

An Antique Brass Library Telescope With Tripod
Located in New York, NY
A large brass library telescope with a tripod of three folding metal legs. The telescope consists of 3 sections. The first and largest is the main body of the telescope, the second i...
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

A Rare Victorian Johnston Patent Optometer Device
Located in New York, NY
A rare Victorian-era optometer device patented by George Johnston of Detroit, Michigan in 1882. This device was used to determine the strength of lenses needed for eyeglasses by meas...
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Late 19th Century American Late Victorian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Steel

A Victorian Brass Microscope By J.P. Cutts & Sons
Located in New York, NY
A Victorian English brass microscope marked ‘J. P. Cutts & Sons / Opticians to her Majesty / Sheffield’. The company operated for most of the 19th Century under many variations of th...
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Mid-19th Century English Victorian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

A German Combination Compass With Sundial
Located in New York, NY
An 18th century German combination compass and sundial, complete with its original box. The inside of the cloth and leather box is affixed with a medallion listing various cities alo...
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18th Century German Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Danish SNTS Morse Telegraph Round Relay of brass and mahogany
Located in Sweden, SE
The telegraph relay made in late 19th century by The Great Northern Telegraph Company (Det Store Nordiske Telegrafselskab A / S) that was founded in Denmark in June 1869. It was set ...
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Late 19th Century Danish Art Deco Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Danish SNTS Morse Telegraph Register Wheatstone transmitter
Located in Sweden, SE
The telegraph apparatus made in late 19th century and was driven by weight on chain like Old Father clock. The brass and steel instrument is state of the art creation by legendary Da...
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Late 19th Century Danish Art Deco Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Wall-Mounted Large Weather Station in Art Nouveau Style Carved Walnut Belgium
Located in Verviers, BE
Art Deco Style Barometer with Mercury Thermometer Weather Station Antique Decorative Cherrywood Wall Barometer Austria 1920s Please don't hesitate to get in touch with any further q...
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1920s Austrian Art Deco Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

A Very Rare and Fine 19th Century Telescope by Browns of Glasgow
Located in Dublin, IE
A very rare 19th Century lacquered brass telescope by Browns of Glasgow. This stunning three draw brass telescope is of exceptional quality, in full working order with a spare astro...
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19th Century Scottish Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Piccola bussola da viaggio in ottone con coperchio manifattura francese anni '20
Located in Milan, IT
Piccola bussola da viaggio in ottone con coperchio, strumento costituito da un ago calamitato libero di ruotare su un piano orizzontale segnando la direzione del Nord magnetico. Ros...
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1920s Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

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 Barometer with silvered barometer dial finely engraved, encased in a cast bezel and covered...
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Early 19th Century British Victorian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Silver Plate, Brass

Set of Three Victorian Set Squares, C. 1880
Located in High Point, NC
This is a set of three antique shipwright's set squares. The squares are made from rosewood and have brass caps. They are right-angled tools, dating to the Victorian period, circa 1...
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19th Century English Victorian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Steel

Early 19th century equinoctial sundial clock signed S. Yeates 1762-1834
Located in Milan, IT
Rare early 19th-century equinoctial sundial in turned and engraved brass, signed Samuel Yeates Dublin (1762-1834). Good working condition. Measures 9.5x2 cm - inches 3.8x0.7. The la...
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1810s Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Traveler's pocket compass, Victorian-era turned brass
Located in Milan, IT
Traveler's pocket compass, Victorian-era turned brass, late 19th century England, rose on sixteen-twenty copperplate engraving paper complete with goniometric circle. Conservation s...
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1890s Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Small traveler's pocket compass, Victorian-era turned brass
Located in Milan, IT
Small traveler's pocket compass, Victorian-era turned brass, late 19th century England, rose on sixteen-twenty copperplate engraving paper complete with goniometric circle, complete ...
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1890s Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Rare antique compass and sundial together England mid-19th century
Located in Milan, IT
Rare antique compass and sundial together, mid-19th-century English manufacture, housed in a small brass box complete with lid. The Rose at sixteen winds, with daytime hour inscript...
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Mid-19th Century Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Brass Lorgnettes 'Long-Handled Opera Glasses' Mid-Century Italian Design 1930s
Located in Palermo, IT
A splendid pair of 'lorgnettes' (long-handled opera, or theatre, glasses). Lorgnettes, eye glasses held in place by long handles rather than resting on the bridge of one's nose, were...
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1930s Italian Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

System walking stick with grain measuring the function, France 1820.
Located in Milan, IT
System walking stick: stick with grain measuring function. Oak wood barrel, graduated on the outside with brass nails. Iron knob, brass ferrule. By unscrewing the knob, a graduated i...
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Early 19th Century French Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Iron

System walking stick, a telescope, England 1880.
Located in Milan, IT
Gadget-System stick. The tip is made of iron and brass, high and decorated by a series of thin circles. The shaft is made entirely of painted brass and constructed to emulate a bambo...
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Late 19th Century English Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

Antique English Folding Brass Compass c.1910
Located in Bath, GB
A brass folding pocket compass which is made also to be added to a chain or ribbon to be worn around the neck. The lens has a good magnification and in lovey condition. Dating to c...
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1910s British Edwardian Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique English Brass Cased Compass Reg. No. For 1903
Located in Bath, GB
A handsome cased late Victorian or Edwardian compass with hinged lid, the little button on the top used to open; just like a pocket watch. The dial is lucky enough to have an Englis...
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Fuller's Calculator, English, Bakelite, Brass, Mathematical Instrument
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage Fuller's Calculator. An English, Bakelite and brass cased mathematical instrument by Stanley of London, dating to the mid 20th century, circa 1950. Beautifully pre...
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Mid-20th Century British Mid-Century Modern Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique English Brass Telescope Mounted on Wooden Stand, Circa 1880.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English Brass Telescope Mounted on Wooden Stand, Circa 1880.
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Late 19th Century English Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Industrial table fan by Ercole Marelli
Located in Torino, IT
Cast iron base and brass blades. Made in the 1920s/30s by the firm of Ercole Marelli founded in Milan in 1891. Ercole Marelli & C. S.p.a began as a small workshop but became, mainl...
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1930s Italian Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Metal, Brass

Antique English Folding Brass Linen Thread Counter c.1920
Located in Bath, GB
Dating to the early twentieth century, c.1900/1920, this is an antique cast brass linen thread counter, of course usable to magnify whatever you wish. Heavy solid cast brass with a ...
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1920s British Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique English Pocket Magnifying Glass / Loop With Compass c.1920
Located in Bath, GB
A charming little folding loop or magnifying glass made from brass, dating to the early twentieth century, c.1920. What of course makes it highly collectable is the inset working co...
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1920s British Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century Pocket Telescope Gilt Brass And Faux Tortoiseshell Spyglass
Located in Norwich, GB
19th Century pocket telescope gilt brass and faux tortoiseshell spyglass, each friction fitting is tapering and collapsible with millegrain edges. In good condition, showing some li...
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Mid-19th Century Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique English Brass Cased Folding Magnifying Glass c.1920
Located in Bath, GB
A lovely shaped little folding / pocket magnifying glass which folds into a shaped brass case, marked "Made In England". Dating to c.1920, remaining in excellent condition measuring...
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1920s British Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Small Antique English Brass Magnifying Glass c.1910
Located in Bath, GB
A lovely little magnifying glass made from solid brass with a handle; the perfect size to pop in the pocket or bag. Dating to c.1910, Edwardian in era, the magnifier works well and ...
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1910s British Edwardian Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Unusual Antique English Folding Compass In Brass Case c.1900
Located in Bath, GB
An unusual English compass which folds into it's own brass case. Marked "England" and dating to c.1900. 2" x 1 3/4" x 1/2". Excellent condition. Item: 44415 FREE Worldwide Regist...
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage German Barometer Wrapped in Leather, Adnet Style
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage leather and brass hanging German Barometer. Polished brass German barometer with readings in English. Wrapped in a leather black strap with ha...
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Mid-20th Century German Bauhaus Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

English Edwardian Brass Pivoting Magnifying Glass on Stand c.1900
Located in Bath, GB
A handsome antique English magnifying glass on stand which pivots on a ball and socket fitting, moving around with ease. Dating to c.1900, it remains in excellent condition having b...
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Early 1900s British Edwardian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Globe from Dietrich Reimers. Germany 1930's
By Dietrich Reimers 1
Located in BAAMBRUGGE, NL
Globe by Dietrich Reimers berlin in the 1930's Made of papier mache with a wooden foot.
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1930s German Art Deco Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

A Brass Butterfield Type Dial French Late 18th Century
Located in Firenze, IT
signed Pigeon A Lion, the octagonal dial with hinged gnomon and bird pointer, inset compass and engraved with hour scales, the reverse engraved with towns and their latitudes, 2¾in (...
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1790s French Neoclassical Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century Andrew J. Lloyd Boston Brass Telescope on Wooden Tripod with Case
Located in Milford, NH
A fine antique brass telescope, stamped Andrew J. Lloyd Company, a Boston, MA retailer active 1850-1875. Brass tubes and fittings, includes the original collapsible wooden tripod sta...
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Mid-19th Century American Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Maitland Smith Art Nouveau Style Large Standing Brass Nautilus Magnifying Glass
Located in Doylestown, PA
Maitland Smith Art Nouveau style large standing nautilus magnifying glass. Lots of intricate details capture the beauty of this intriguing sea creature. It is free standing supporte...
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Late 20th Century Chinese Art Nouveau Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

A Brass Butterfield Type Dial French Early 18th Century
Located in Firenze, IT
signed Buterfield A Paris., the octagonal dial with hinged gnomon and bird pointer, inset compass and engraved with hour scales, the reverse engraved with towns and their latitudes, ...
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Early 18th Century French Napoleon III Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Fine Pair French Abalone & Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses
Located in Bath, GB
A stunning pair of French Opera glasses made from gilded brass, all intact and original. The glasses are clad in alternating Mother of Pearl or Nacre shell...
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1920s French Art Deco Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

French 19th Century Freestanding Brass Tea Scale Mounted on Wooden Base
Located in Atlanta, GA
A French brass freestanding tea scale from the 19th century mounted on a wooden base. Born in France during the politically dynamic 19th century, this tea scale features a central sh...
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19th Century French Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique 19th C. W & A K Johnston 18" Celestial Library Floor Globe Stand 1879
Located in Portland, OR
A very fine antique Celestial floor globe on stand by W. & A.K. Johnston, 1879. Representation of stars and constellations as they would appear on a sphere (Celestial sphere) of inf...
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1870s Victorian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique French Lorgnette Binoculars or Opera Glasses in Brass & Mother of Pearl
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This pair of antique lorgnette opera glasses were made by LeRoy of France in approximately 1880 in the period Victorian style. These bi...
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Late 19th Century French Victorian Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Brass Framed Monumental Sized Magnifying Glass with Natural Horn Handle
Located in Savannah, GA
This monumental sized horn handled magnifying glass with brass framework and stem, is of heavy weight and fine quality. The horn is quite substantial and supports this very large gla...
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Early 1900s German Black Forest Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Bausch & Lomb Brass Harbormaster 0905 Telescope on Tripod Stand
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Bausch & Lomb Brass 0905 Harbormaster 48" Telescope on Tripod Stand. Circa Mid to Late 20th Century. Measurements: 60" H x 48" W x 3...
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Mid-20th Century Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

19th Century French Iron Balance - Antique Brass Scale
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An antique French intricate brass balance with different weights in solid brass, in good condition. The iron scale is topped with the original polished brass plates. The scale reads ...
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19th Century French Mid-Century Modern Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Metal, Brass, Iron

Campbell–Stokes sunshine recorder by Casella & Co of London
Located in London, GB
A mid twentieth century Campbell–Stokes sunshine recorder, by Casella & Co, London. Pattern: Mk III C 45- 65 (latitudes 45° – 65°, North or South). 4 inch glass sphere. Serial numb...
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Mid-20th Century English Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Bronze

Terrestrial globe published by Ernst Schotte & co, Germany 1890.
Located in Milan, IT
Terrestrial globe in watercolored paper, fixed with an inclined axis through a small brass arm, mounted on a black turned fruit wood base. Published by Ernst Schotte & Co. Berlin, Ge...
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Late 19th Century German Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Chrome-plated brass and leather telescope signed W. OTTWAY from the first war 1915
Located in Milan, IT
Chrome-plated brass and leather telescope signed W. OTTWAY & Co Ltd Ealing London A49 in use by British Army officers during World War I. Single-length focus, focal diameter cm 3...
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1910s Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Large 1920's Globe on Wood Base
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Large Vintage Globe on Wood Base, circa 1920's Decorate an office or a desk with this beautifully preserved antique globe. Crafted in Europe, circa 1920's this piece is mounted on a...
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1920s European Biedermeier Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

French Restauration Period Cast Brass Double Scale & Weights, ca. 1825
Located in Atlanta, GA
In complete and original condition and retaining bright patina this set of scales has a main scale and a smaller upper scale, both supported by dolphin forms hanging on a reeded stan...
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1820s French Restauration Antique Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Solid Brass Ships Telephone On Pedesta
Located in Norwell, MA
Highly polished brass ships telephone on pedestal. Meticulously polished andl lacquered head by Hose-McCann Telephone Co, Inc., Brooklyn New York. Type A, model WTP, with phone insid...
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1920s North American Vintage Brass Scientific Instruments

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Brass

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