North American Scientific Instruments

Rubicon Reflecting Galvanometer Test Piece in Wood Cabinet
Rubicon Reflecting Galvanometer Test Piece in W...
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Submitted for your consideration is this rare Rubicon Reflecting Galvanometer, circa mid-20th century. Presenting in the original wood (appears to be mahogany) cabinet housing with ...
Large Handblown Clear Glass Balance Scale
Large Handblown Clear Glass Balance Scale
Andy Paiko
2010s American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Blown Glass
Handblown glass balance scale by Andy Paiko. The balance is accurate to within one gram. Part of a very limited series, each instrument varies significantly in detail and complexity,...
1950s Classic Cream Colored Mid-Century Modern Cash Register
1950s Classic Cream Colored Mid-Century Modern ...
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Enamel, Steel
1950s Mid-Century Modern cash register with original cream colored enamel paint. This is not working, but it is a great display piece. This can be seen at our 302 Bowery location in ...
Early 20th Century Electrical 1 Ohm Resistor Test Piece in Wood, Bakelite, Rare
Early 20th Century Electrical 1 Ohm Resistor Te...
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Offered for your consideration is this Leeds & Northrup electrical test piece. This "Total Decade Resistance" piece was made circa the early 20th Century by Leeds & Northrup who bega...
Midcentury Ideal School Supply Company Jumbo Thermometer, circa 1960s
Midcentury Ideal School Supply Company Jumbo Th...
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Jumbo metal thermometer used as a teaching tool in science class in the 1960s. The thermometer shows a red line for "Body Temperature" and a red line for "Freezing". Thermometer wo...
Second World War US Navy Spyglass Dated 1942
Second World War US Navy Spyglass Dated 1942
Vintage 1940s American Scientific Instruments
Gold Plate, Brass
A US Navy MK I Quartermaster's Spyglass by arguably America's finest optics company, Kollmorgen Optical Corp. It is dated 1942 and has a 2? inch diameter objective lens with 16 power...
Large Wooden Industrial Foundry Mold, circa 1910
Large Wooden Industrial Foundry Mold, circa 1910
Early 20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
Wood
ABOUT Large industrial wood mold used to make metal parts in San Jose California. The piece consists of two halves when joined together create a round, manufacturing part. This item ...
Machine Age Art Deco Toledo Scale by Van Doren & Rideout Rare Plaskon Housing
Machine Age Art Deco Toledo Scale by Van Doren ...
John Gordon Rideout, Harold Van Doren, Toledo Scale Company
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco More Furniture and Collectibles
Steel, Glass, Bakelite
Machine Age Art Deco Toledo scale by Van Doren & Rideout Rare Plaskon Housing Patented design by Harold Van Doren and John Gordon Rideout in 1934. Dubbed the "Sentinel Duplex Sca...
Copper Lifeboat Compass, Midcentury American
Copper Lifeboat Compass, Midcentury American
20th Century American Nautical Objects
Copper
A copper compass from an American Ship's lifeboat. The lid closes to protect it and the original plaque is still mounted on the front face of the box, midcentury. Nautical Antique...
Adjustable Industrial Medical Floor Lamp
Adjustable Industrial Medical Floor Lamp
O.C. White
Early 20th Century American Industrial Floor Lamps
Chrome, Iron
High quality early industrial, scientific, medical, adjustable floor lamp in original working condition. The top of the lamp is chrome, or nickel plate, the footed base and stem are ...
Early 20th c. Bell System C First Aid Kit, circa 1940s
Early 20th c. Bell System C First Aid Kit, circ...
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
This is an original vintage metal first aid kit. The box is filled with medical items in their original boxes including bandage, Iodine, petroleum jelly, burn cream and a pair of sci...
Real Human Skeleton of Articulating Lower Extremities Leg & Foot Bones on Stand
Real Human Skeleton of Articulating Lower Extre...
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Steel, Bone
A nice specimen acquired from a retired Podiatrist. Exact age unknown but was acquired in the early 1960s. Male specimen. In excellent complete condition except missing one tiny bone...
Hi-Def Television Magnifier Magnifying Glass Le...
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Resin
Pre-War television relic, now a wonderful prop, with many decorative purposes. Adjustable height. Measures: W: 16 1/8 x D: 11 3/4 x H: 31 to 39.5 in.
Rare Mahogany Wood Binnacle Compass, circa 1896
Antique 1890s American Scientific Instruments
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....
Rolex Art Deco Massage Device, 1930s Machine Ag...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Scientific Instruments
Steel, Bakelite
Extremely rare Rolex Art vibrator massage device, with original box and brochure, is a high end home vibrator from the mid-1930s. It sold in department stores and specialty shops. Bl...
1890s Rare Marble Oak Scale with a Marble Top
Antique 1890s American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
1890s oak scale with a marble top. This is a rare find! Some dentil work missing. This can be seen at our 5 East 16th St location on Union Square in Manhattan.
Early 1900s Jacob Brothers Mini Candy Scale
Antique 19th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Metal
This is a example of one of many early scales. Weighs up to 2 pounds but this is a small scale that can be displayed almost anywhere. Manufactured by Jacobs Brothers Co. out of New Y...
Early 1900s Wrigleys Gum "The Wrigley Jr." Coun...
Wrigley's Spearmint Pepsin Gum
Antique Early 1900s American Other Historical Memorabilia
Metal
This cute candy scale was manufactured by the Wrigley's Spearmint Gum. This scale is small to weigh the gum that would be purchased from a store in the early 1900s. Exact year is unk...
1970'S Wood & Velvet Kaleidoscope and Stand Set...
Craig Huber
20th Century American Scientific Instruments
Velvet, Resin, Wood
1970'S Wood & Velvet Hand Crafted Kaleidoscope Signed, C. Huber. This five piece set includes a teak wood and brass stand, kaleidoscope and three interchangeable viewers using natura...
Ornate 1800s Standing Whitall Tatum Show Globe
Whitall Tatum
Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Scientific Instruments
This early Whitall Tatum Number 80 pothecary show globe is one of the very rare configurations... Almost all hang from chain. This example is a floor model with its original base. Th...
Lone Ranger Vintage 1930s Pilot Bakelite Radio
Vintage 1930s American More Furniture and Collectibles
Bakelite
Lone Ranger Radio manufactured by Pilot Measures 15 in x 9.25 in x 7 in deep Great collectors piece.
Hollywood Regency Brass Rotary Standing Dial Te...
Vintage 1930s American Hollywood Regency Scientific Instruments
Brass
1970s era brass rotary standing dial telephone. Intricate details inlayed into the brass.
Antique Mahogany and Large Brass Folding Camera...
Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Mahogany
Rochester Optical Co. "Universal" Camera in 5x7 format. Introduced in 1890, this camera was the first in a string of "English Style" of folding view cameras produced by ROC. These ca...
Electro Voice Amperite & American Microphone Co...
Electro Voice
Vintage 1940s American Musical Instruments
Metal
A amazing collection of coveted vintage microphones. We can't guarantee functionality since we have no way of testing them. The were purchased for their beauty but may be working fine.
Oak Balance Scale with Marble Top, circa 1850
Henry Troemner
Antique Mid-19th Century American Scientific Instruments
Marble, Brass, Iron
Well known balance maker, Henry Troemner, from Philadelphia crafted this marble top scale. It was made prior to his death, likely between 1844 and 1852. It has the original two brass...
Mid-Century Anatomical Model
Vintage 1950s American Models and Miniatures
Plastic, Rubber
Life-size anatomical model on Lucite base... all the individual organs hang in torso... a great learning device and conversation piece...
Unusual Modernist Beauty Salon Hair Dryer "Orbi...
Belvedere
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Naugahyde, Chrome, Plastic
Unusual modernist beauty salon hair dryer "Orbit" by Belvedere Company. In the style of Milo Baughman, Great prop.. conversation piece for you Hair Salon. Amazing original condition....
American Walnut Brass Telescope with Level Moun...
Antique 1870s American American Empire Scientific Instruments
Brass, Optical Glass, Walnut
American walnut brass telescope with attached level, end brass cap, interior supporting chains, and mounted on a adjustable tripod stand. Telescope is in working condition, Late 19th...
Antique Glass Display Dome
Early 20th Century American Late Victorian Scientific Instruments
Glass
A wonderful glass display dome great to keep sculpture or collections safe and look more interesting than just on a shelf.

Medical Quackery Device, 1930s or 1940s

By College of Electronic Medicine
Medical Quackery Device, 1930s or 1940s
College of Electronic Medicine
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Other
Medical Quackery device 1930s or 1940s, College of Electronic Medicine. The device is an electrical plug-in, timer equipped, two treating pads, on-off switch, for electrical stimulat...
Kaplan 35mm Cinema Movie Projector Head, circa ...
Kaplan Projector Company
Early 20th Century American Art Deco Mounted Objects
Steel, Glass
Offered for your approval is this 1930s Kaplan Projector CO. 35mm vintage film movie projector head. This unit is fully restored to the highest level and is a remarkable find. It is ...
Moviola Bullseye 35mm Film Editing Viewer Desig...
Moviola
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Offered for your consideration is this rare Moviola, Model D, 35mm Motion Picture Film Editing Machine, circa 1932. Included with this piece of Iconic Hollywood Motion Picture Equipm...
Cromwell Phonograph and Record Cutting Lathe ci...
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco Mounted Objects
Metal
Submitted for your consideration is this hard to find, very original Cromwell Record Player and Reproducer. This two tone arm system allowed both amateurs and professionals in the 19...
American Grocery Scale
Vintage 1930s American Scientific Instruments
This is part of a larger collection of scales from England, France and the US. This American scale was used in a grocery store. It has a wonderful brass tray and the base is in origi...
Bell & Howell Early 8mm Movie Projector, circa ...
Bell & Howell
Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Mounted Objects
Metal
Submitted for your approval is this early Bell & Howell Motion Picture Film Projector built, circa 1934. This was B&H's first effort at making an 8mm movie projector. Gorgeous origin...
Moviola Bullseye Film Editing Viewer Designed 1...
Moviola
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Offered for your consideration is this rare Moviola, model D, 35mm motion picture film editing machine, circa 1932. Included with this piece of Iconic Hollywood motion picture equipm...
Vintage Movie / Spotlight Light Bulb Ex Studios...
Sylvania Electric
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Mounted Objects
Stone
Submitted for your approval is this midcentury, rare, brand new old stock, 1500 Watt Sylvania Electric Products Incandescent Lamp Display Piece. These artifacts were used in Motion P...
Fairbanks Scale Co American Doctors Scales
Early 20th Century American Scientific Instruments
Fairbanks doctors scales in black with brass adjustable measuring stick, and cast iron pressure plate. Retaining there original weights. Dimensions Height 61.5 Inches Width 11.5 Inch...

National Cash Register, Model 562

By National Cash Register Co.
National Cash Register, Model 562
National Cash Register Co.
Early 20th Century American Scientific Instruments
This beautiful nickel-plated cash register was made by the renowned National Register company in 1909. Since the register retains its original labels including serial numbers, we kno...
Hollywood Midcentury Vintage Movie Camera with ...
Mitchell Camera Corporation
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Mounted Objects
Metal
Offered for your approval is this midcentury USA Made complete Mitchell Motion Picture Camera displayed on a British Made MOY Mini Geared Head and American Wood Tripod Legs. This ...
Sound and Picture Movie Projector Art Deco Vint...
Movie-Mite Corporation
Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Mounted Objects
Metal
Submitted for your careful consideration is this circa 1940s Movie-Mite 16mm sound on film projector. This hard to find item is in spectacular original cosmetic condition with origi...
Hollywood Early 20th Century Movie Camera with ...
Bell & Howell
Early 20th Century American Industrial Mounted Objects
Metal
Offered for your approval is this early 20th century USA made Bell & Howell 16mm motion picture camera displayed on vintage wood tripod legs. This is an outstanding example of a 1...
Sylvania Motion Picture Iconic Vtg Movie Studio...
Sylvania Electric
Mid-20th Century American Archaistic Mounted Objects
Submitted for your approval is this circa midcentury Sylvania motion picture studio lamp. It was employed in a 750 watt Scoop type light fixture hung from the studio grid. All Americ...
Phonendoscope Made in the USA in 1960s
Biodata Inc.
Vintage 1960s American Scientific Instruments
Plastic and steel phonendoscope; bell with magnetic system for amplification; signed Biodata inc. Magnetic stethoscope for maximum output; apply slight pressure; made in the USA in 1...
American Desk Weather Station Shaped like Two R...
AirGuide
Vintage 1950s American Scientific Instruments
Small desk weather station shaped like two rudders, made in the 1950s, brass and aluminum, aneroid barometer, thermometer and hygrometer with Fahrenheit scale. Signed Airguide. Very ...
Compass Supplied to the American Army during th...
Usanite Taylor
Vintage 1910s American Scientific Instruments
Small travel compass of chrome-plated brass, supplied to the American army during the First World War; the lid is engraved: ENG. DEPT. USA 1918; shaped like a pocket watch, instrumen...
Sound and Picture Movie Projector Art Deco Desi...
Movie-Mite Corporation
Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Mounted Objects
Metal
Submitted for your careful consideration is this circa 1940s Movie-Mite 16mm sound on film projector. This hard to find item is in spectacular original cosmetic condition with origin...
Earth Globe Model by Trippensee Planetarium Com...
Trippensee Planetarium Co.
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Models and Miniatures
Metal
Made in Saginaw, Michigan in 1967, this Earth Globe model by the Trippensee Planetarium Company stands 30" tall and features an acrylic, screen-printed globe.
19th C. Chatillion Hanging Brass Mercantile 30 ...
Chatillion Scale Works
Antique 19th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Brass, Steel
A hanging mercantile circular spring scale with a rustic galvanized steel tray, circa early to mid-1800s. The scale is made by Chatillion Scale Works of NY and weighs up to 30 pounds...
19th Century Medical Examination Table
Antique Late 19th Century American Carts and Bar Carts
Oak
This piece is in amazing condition. Refinished at some point in the last 20 years the wood is spectacular. Quarter sawn oak. The configurations on this table are endless, including a...
Rare Mid-19th Century W.A. Young Industrial Boo...
Antique Mid-19th Century Canadian Early Victorian Historical Memorabilia
Brass, Wrought Iron, Wood
Fabulous unique early Victorian era W.A. Young Dundas (Ontario Canada) C.W. (Canada West) patented Jan. 15 1862 Industrial use leather boot/shoe stretcher. Black painted wrought iron...
Keystone Vintage Movie Projector circa 1950s, P...
Keystone Camera Company
Mid-20th Century American Art Deco Mounted Objects
Metal
Submitted for your consideration is this circa 1950s Keystone 8mm movie projector in extremely rare pristine condition. The cinema projector looks as new and comes complete with a r...
Early 1900s Dayton 8oz Computing Scale Co. Styl...
The Dayton Ohio Scale Co.
Antique 19th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Metal
Weight measurements and scales have followed a very similar path. Some of the earliest examples of weight measurement were a simple rod that was suspended by a string in the middle. ...
Early 1900s Dayton Style 120 Computing Scale Co.
The Dayton Ohio Scale Co.
Antique 19th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Metal
Weight measurements and scales have followed a very similar path. Some of the earliest examples of weight measurement were a simple rod that was suspended by a string in the middle. ...
Early 1900s Wrigley's Spearmint Pepsin Gum Mini...
Wrigley's Spearmint Pepsin Gum
Antique Early 1900s American Other Historical Memorabilia
Metal
This cute candy scale was manufactured by the Wrigley's Spearmint Gum. This scale is small to weigh the gum that would be purchased from a store in the early 1900s. Exact year is unk...
1906 Dayton Computing Scale Co. Mod 167 Candy 3...
The Dayton Ohio Scale Co.
Antique 19th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Metal
Weight measurements and scales have followed a very similar path. Some of the earliest examples of weight measurement were a simple rod that was suspended by a string in the middle. ...
American Adenoids Cutter Made in the 1930s
Storz
Vintage 1930s American Scientific Instruments
Adenoids cutter La Force type, signed Storz Pat. Oct 4 38 Made in USA. Metal, with support. 1930s. Length cm 23, height with support cm 26, base cm 8. Shipping insured by Lloyd's Lon...
American Instrument for Tonsillectomy Made in t...
Wocher & Son
Vintage 1930s American Scientific Instruments
Mathieu instrument for tonsillectomy, metal with support, signed Wocher & Son Pat July 9, 1901, American manufacture of the 1930s. It's an instrument used to incise the tonsils and t...
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