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Place of Origin: American
Nineteenth Century Boxed Compass by "Thaxter"
By Samuel Thaxter
Located in Norwell, MA
Nineteenth century boat compass in spun brass bowl by S. Thaxter and Sons of 125 State St, Boston, Massachusetts. Fitted to a timber box with remnants of the original Thaxter label. ...
Category

1880s Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Anatomical Plaque by New York Scientific Supply Co.
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Hand painted, plaster, anatomical plate by New York Scientific Supply Co. depicting the musculature and circulatory systems of the face and head on a wood plaque.
Category

Early 20th Century Industrial American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Plaster

Raymond Barton, Art Deco Machine Potato Baker, Aluminum Stove Top, by Na-Mac Co
By Na-Mac Products Corporation, Raymond Barton 1
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Amazing Art Deco Machine age aluminum potato baker designed by Raymond Barton. No box.
Category

1930s Art Deco Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

Rare Art Deco/ Machine Age Rx Arcade Penny Scale, RX Scale Mfg.Co Inc
By Detecto Scale Company
Located in Buffalo, NY
Stunning Art Deco Penny scale salvaged from old downtown Buffalo NY drug store, perfect working condition, accurate weight, retains original key/ keys. Great size and proportion, per...
Category

1940s Art Deco Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum, Iron, Chrome

Rare Liminaire Filagree Floor Fan Lamp
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is a 1920’s Victor Luminaire electric funeral parlor fan lamp. The fan was made by the Cincinnati Victor Co. and for funeral homes and used to display the deceased. The purpose ...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Nouveau American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Optometrist Eye Chart Light Box Cabinet PSEG Phone Box
Located in East Hampton, NY
Optometrist eye chart cabinet, antique eye chart, light up eye chart, optometrist eye test, PSEG optical collectible, steam punk supply, This looks homemade, but there is a PSEG ...
Category

Early 20th Century American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Art Deco Coin Operated Scale by Watling of Chicago
By Watling Scale Co.
Located in New York, NY
Art Deco coin operated scale, by the Watling Scale Company, of Chicago. This example is in good working condition, showing expected cosmetic wear to finish, normal and consistent wit...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

1920s Industrial Steel & Glass Medical, Dr's Cabinet / Vitrine, Storage
Located in Buffalo, NY
Great old Medical / Dr's Cabinet, heavy steel construction, retains original glass, hasp and lock, outer body painted black, classic design, cabriole legs. Perfect display, storage c...
Category

1920s Industrial Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Collapsable Projector Screen
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
An old school way to watch movies or bring out the projector and watch those old home movies you've had stored in the basement for years. This project is by Da-lite and collapses for...
Category

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

Materials

Metal

Machine Age Art Deco Doctors or Bathroom Floor Model Scale Weigh Master by Hanso
Located in New York, NY
Great Machine Age, American Art Deco floor scale, Weigh Master by Hanson. The scale is fully functional, it shows cosmetic wear to the paint finish, and there is some loss to the rub...
Category

1930s Art Deco Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Midcentury Seeburg Styled Wall Mount Jukebox Diner or Soda Shop Tune Selector
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This early wall-mounted coin operated jukebox tune selector is completely unmarked, but being attributed to the Seeburg Corporation of the United States in circa 1955 in the period M...
Category

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

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

19th Century Distortion Optical Mirror Concave Curio Fairground Circus
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A rare late 19th century distortion mirror, with a concave plate Housed in its original softwood well carpentered frame with faux rosewood finish The thick plate has some pitti...
Category

Late 19th Century Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mirror, Pine

Gimballed Brass Boat Compass by Dirigo
Located in Norwell, MA
Gimballed brass boat compass by "Dirigo" of Seattle, Washington. With fleur-de-lis pointing north. Fitted to a birch box with lid. Circa 1975. Overall Dimensions: 5" H x 8" L x 8"...
Category

1970s Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1940s Children's Leg Braces
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Made in the 1940s, these vintage children's leg braces are an interesting piece of medical history. The leg brace is made from chrome plated steel braces and orthopedic leather. All ...
Category

1950s Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

Antique Singer Model 20 Portable Sewing Machine Childrens
By Singer Sewing Machine Co.
Located in New York, NY
Small portable sewing machine was made by Singer in the 1920s to teach children to sew. Unknown working condition.
Category

1920s Industrial Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Steel, Iron

Giant Antique Ophthalmologist's Model of an Eye in Its Original Case
Located in Essex, MA
A rare, unusual and wonderfully weird large ophthalmologist's model of an eye ball, circa 1900-1910, consisting of a large and well detailed, hand painted papier-mâché eye model susp...
Category

Early 20th Century American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Oak, Paper

1960s Bathroom Scale by Hanson in Lemon Yellow Lime Green Dot Mid-Century Mod
By Verner Panton, Josef Albers
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Very hard to find Psychedelic Era bathroom scale in wonderful condition, for decor or gentle uses. In the manner of a Verner Panton or a Josef Albers design.
Category

1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plastic

Art Deco Streamlined Moderne Victor Desk Top Adding Machine
By Victor Adding Machine Co
Located in Ferndale, MI
Beautiful streamlined brown Bakelite body with green keys. Excellent condition with original Victor cover.
Category

Mid-20th Century Art Deco American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bakelite

Solid Brass Library Barometer 1914
Located in Norwell, MA
Brass barometer by Taylor of Rochester, NY. Patent date of August 18, 1914. Face is printed "stormy", "change", "very dry", "rain", "fair", etc.. Brass mounting ring. Circa 1914.
Category

1910s Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Large Dramatic Streamlined Floor Fan
By Vornado
Located in Peekskill, NY
This is one of the most dramatic midcentury floor fan designs you will find. This example is extremely rare. It has the look of a Jet Engine. Its clean and works very well. It does s...
Category

Mid-20th Century Streamlined Moderne American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

Kilgore Authentic Anatomical Preparation Human Skull
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Prepared by legendary medical supply company Kilgore International, this is an advanced anatomical reference human skull! An exceptional authentic vintage example, this human sku...
Category

1950s Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bone

Vacuum Cleaner Kirby Dual Sanitronic 50
Located in Hamburg, DE
The Kirby Dual Sanitronic 50was manufactured from 1965 to 1967. In 1965, the Kirby Company introduced the Dual Sanitronic 50 vacuum cleaner. The name "Dual" stood for the automatic s...
Category

1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Aluminum

1940s Vintage Industrial Aluminum & Brass Apothecary Scale Balance with Weights
Located in Lafayette, IN
Spectacular 1940's vintage Type BB analytical scale/balance by William Ainsworth & Sons Inc of Denver, Colorado. Scale includes: - Type BB scale/balance - (2) sample pans - (2) ...
Category

1940s Industrial Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum, Brass

Mills Novelty Art Deco Green Porcelain Penny Scale
By Mills Novelty Company
Located in Ferndale, MI
Art Deco period penny scale by Mills Novelty co. Period green porcelain pedestal with cream colored foot hold.
Category

1940s Art Deco Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Lionel WWII US Naval Compass Inset in Illuminated Cocktail Table
By Lionel Trains
Located in Hingham, MA
Round black laminate coffee table on recessed columnar pedestal base. Top inset with U.S. Navy gimbaled compass manufactured by the Lionel Corporation, New York. As part of the US Wa...
Category

1940s Mid-Century Modern Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Bausch and Lomb Brass and Iron Microscope
By Bausch & Lomb
Located in San Mateo, CA
Brass Bausch and Lomb microscope. This microscope has two objectives. The box this is in may not be the correct one. The dimensions listed are for the box. The microscope is 4.25 inc...
Category

1910s Victorian Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron, Brass

Tall Liminaire Filagree Floor Fan Lamp
Located in Peekskill, NY
Antique 1920’s Victor Luminaire electric funeral parlor fan lamp. This fan made by the Cincinnati Victor Co. This fan was made for funeral homes and mortuary for the use and display ...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Nouveau American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

American Terrestrial Globe on Gilt Tripod Stand, Gilman Joslin, Boston C. 1850
By Gilman Joslin
Located in Charleston, SC
American Terrestrial Brass Meridian Globe mounted on a turned bulbous gilt ringed and red stenciled tripod stand, Gilman Joslin, Boston. Mid 19th Century Globe is 39" Tall / 16" Diam...
Category

1850s American Empire Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

19th Century Dentist's Treadle Drill, by Ss White Dental Manufacturing Co.
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Company Treadle Drill, Operational * USA, circa late 19th century *Operational means, when the foot pedal is engaged the engine wheel turns, there...
Category

Late 19th Century Industrial Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel, Iron

Bausch and Lomb Antique Brass and Iron Microscope
By Bausch & Lomb
Located in San Mateo, CA
Brass Bausch and Lomb microscope. There is a patent date of Jan. 5, 1915 on this. This microscope has three objectives. The stage has an adjustable slide holder. This is from an olde...
Category

1910s Victorian Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Iron

American Mahogany Wood Antique Magnetic Binnacle Nautical Compass, circa 1896
Located in Milan, IT
Rare mahogany wood binnacle compass. Inside there is a liquid compass mounted on a universal joint signed D. Baker Melrose Mass Pat. 22 Sept 1896 and marketed by the Chas Company. C....
Category

1890s Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Dazey Commercial Industrial Churn or Mixer with Toleware Decoration USA
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This antique commercial churn or mixer was made by the Dazey Manufacturing Company of St. Louis in approximately 1920 in a period Art Deco style. The frame and gear mechanism of the ...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

French Made Solid Brass Marine Barometer
Located in Norwell, MA
Highly polished solid brass nautical barometer by WM Senter & Co. WM Senter and Company was in business from 1869 to 1888 at 51 Exchange St in Portland, Maine. This is a holosteric b...
Category

1880s Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage Polaroid Land Camera in Case Model 95, circa 1948
By Polaroid Corporation
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Polaroid Land Model 95 Instant Camera In Case, The First Vintage collector Polaroid Land Original Instant Camera Model, Made In USA, Circa 1948 - 1953 The early models have ...
Category

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

Materials

Metal

Vintage Dental Phantom
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This aluminum dental head is finished in a medical off white paint that resists oxidation to allow the manikin to be used for dentistry wet work. Custom made stand. The set fits nice...
Category

1950s Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Old Brass Tool American Improved Spring Balance Hanging Scale 24 LB
Located in National City, CA
Scale Old vintage tool brass hanging scale stamped American Improved Spring Balance 24 LB Untested. Selling as is condition. Measures: 9.25 tall x 1.5 W x 1 D Made in brass some impe...
Category

Early 20th Century Industrial American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1960s George Nelson Ruler from the SAFETY NUMBERS Graphic Design + Clock Series
By George Nelson
Located in Hyattsville, MD
USA, c.1960s. George Nelson & Associates Lucite Ruler from the SAFETY NUMBERS Graphic Design + Clock Series for Howard Miller. This rare example does have a small impact crack inside...
Category

1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Lucite

Brass Yacht Compass by Star of Boston
By Star Boston 1
Located in Norwell, MA
Gimballed brass boat compass fitted to a varnished wood box with sliding lid. Compass card is marked with maker's name "Star" of Boston. Bezel is stamped Star, Boston Mass and serial...
Category

1930s Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Folk Art Rosewood Dress Maker's Wooden Ruler with Brass Inlay
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A wonderful antique handmade dress maker's ruler in rosewood with brass inlay. Found in Pennsylvania, this measuring stick was meticulously inlaid with brass nails to mark each in...
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1960s Industrial Medical Cabinet
Located in Norwalk, CT
This is a great medical cabinet from the 1960s, ready to keep all your goodies safe this is a great 1960s accent item that is sure to be a one of a kind addition to your decor!
Category

1960s Mid-Century Modern Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Antique Kendrick & Davis K&D Inverto Staking Jewelry Watch Tool Set
Located in Norwalk, CT
A very unusual Jewelry and watchmakers tool, makes for a great curiosity item for the shelf!
Category

Early 20th Century American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Pre-1929 Graphotype Addressograph Model 6281 Embossing and Printing Machine
Located in New York, NY
Large graphotype addressograph with a general electric motor. Model number 6281. Working when taken out of service but stored for 20 years so unknown working condition. This was used...
Category

1920s Industrial Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Antique Eastman Kodak 3A Folding Pocket Camera with Leather Case
By Eastman Kodak
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Collectible antique 1920s Kodak film camera in hard leather case. With original leather case stamped made in Belgium. Antique No. 3A Special Autographic Folding Pocket Model C Koda...
Category

Early 20th Century Art Deco American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

Antique Ansco No. 4 Folding Mahogany and Leather Camera c.1907
Located in San Francisco, CA
ABOUT An original antique folding camera with a leather wrapped body, sliding lens connected to the body by bellows and Mahogany base. It folds smoothly closed to 2.5 inches. This...
Category

Early 20th Century Victorian American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Chrome

1905 Barrel Scale No. 144 from Computing Scale Co. 'Dayton'
Located in Kansas City, MO
This is an early 1900s Horizontal Barrel Scale style #144 from the Computing Scale Company out of Dayton, Ohio. It works, but is also just a beautiful piece of sculpture. This one w...
Category

Early 1900s Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Steel, Iron

Waltham Ship's Chronometer
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique Waltham Ship's Chronometer, circa 1910, fine brass clock mounted on brass gimbal in double hinged mahogany case. The collector had it running but has since stopped. So the...
Category

Early 20th Century Edwardian American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage, Commercial Grade Tri Pod by Samson
By Eastman Kodak
Located in New York, NY
High quality vintage camera trim pod by Samson. The trim pod is adjustable in various ways, including height ( 42- 73.5 in ) in addition the camera platform tilts and can be related ...
Category

Late 20th Century Industrial American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum, Steel

American Nautical Brass Yacht Binnacle Mounted in Mahogany Case, Circa 1890
Located in Charleston, SC
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 ...
Category

1890s American Empire Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Stunning White and Black Art Deco Porcelain Penny Scale by Navco
By NAV
Located in Buffalo, NY
Stunning white and black Art Deco porcelain penny scale by Navco. Amazing design, reminiscent of a womans cloaked silouette, retains original keys, works perfectly, accurate weight, ...
Category

1930s Art Deco Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Ship's Binnacle by Baker Lyman of New Orleans, Louisiana
Located in Norwell, MA
Ship's binnacle with maker's plate from Baker Lyman Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. Wonderfully restored binnacle with gimballed compass and interior lighting. Overall dimensio...
Category

1930s Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Blunt and Company Maritime Compass
Located in Norwell, MA
Mid-nineteenth century ships compass by Blunt and Company of New York. The Blunt name was involved in the maritime trade from 1824 to 1885. The name Blunt and Co. was used from 1868 ...
Category

1870s Antique American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1910s Antique Doctors' Medical Scale, Mechanical Stand Up with Weights
Located in New York, NY
1910s antique Industrial stand up doctors' scale. Features height indicator and a movable weights with great old paint.
Category

1910s Industrial Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Kaleideoscope Bush & Co 20th Century
By Alfred Bush
Located in Madrid, ES
Kaleideoscope Bush & Co, working condition, . 33 cm height.
Category

Early 20th Century Modern American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

2 Equal Spacing Dividers, 1 by Theodore Alteneder & Sons of Philadelphia
Located in London, GB
Two 11 point equal spacing dividers: One made in stainless steel by Theodore Alteneder & Sons of Philadelphia. With a later one made in steel marked MADE IN WEST GERMANY.
Category

Early 20th Century American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel, Stainless Steel

1911, The Lady Claire Dress Form, Very Rare
Located in Peekskill, NY
I've had an example of this dress form in my personal collection. It's an amazing piece of engineering and one of my favorite items... something I decided to never sell it. The Lady ...
Category

Early 20th Century Industrial American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Copper Lifeboat Compass, American, C. 1970's
Located in Nantucket, MA
An American, copper, liquid compass from a ship's lifeboat. It has a snap-shut lid to protect it from the elements and the original brass bolts that held into place. The compass sits...
Category

Mid-20th Century Industrial American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper

Eugene Dietzgen Co. Vintage Drawing Drafting Compass Set
Located in London, GB
A complete set of technical drawing instruments and compasses, in superb original condition.
Category

Early 20th Century Art Nouveau American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

1950s Vintage Heat Therapy by Sperti Faraday UV Infared Sun Lamp Cincinnati OH
By Sperti 1
Located in National City, CA
Vintage 1950s Vintage 1950s 1950s Sperti Faraday UV Infared Sun Lamp for Heat Therapy and Sunshine Benefits Untested Sometimes deemed a medical science quackery device or can be us...
Category

1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage American Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

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