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Period: 20th Century
20thC Japanese Naval Bridge "Big Eye" 15X80 Binoculars By Nikon c.1940
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
A rare set of Japanese naval bridge “big eye“ binoculars by Nikon manufactured during WWII by Tokyo Kogaku Kikai (Tokyo Optical Company). They have been expertly cleaned and hand pol...
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20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Steel

Elegant Theater Binoculars in Brass and Mother of Pearl, Wooden Case, Italy
Located in Torino, IT
Elegant theater binoculars in brass and mother of pearl, wooden case Origin Italy Template Theater binoculars with case Materials Brass, mother of pearl, lenses Dimens...
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Italian 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1940s Jaeger Desk Top Barometer and Thermometer
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
1940s French Jaeger Baromètre and thermometer. Good vintage condition.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Curiosity Cabinet Naturalism Collection of Shell, Circa 1900
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Very interesting set of shells collected by an amateur between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The shells are classified by size and age either in ...
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20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Shell

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 ...
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American Art Nouveau 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Antique Scientific Showpiece, Bone Cut of the Human Foot, ca. 1900
Located in Berghuelen, DE
An antique visual aid of a longitudinal bone cut of the human foot. Genuine bone mounted on cardboard with handpainted structure of cartilage and tendons. With German explanation. Pu...
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German Early Victorian 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bone

1950s Phiwe Anatomical Didactic Model of Human Enlargedf Eye Antique Scientific
Located in Milan, IT
Anatomical didactic model of human eye enlarged made of gutta-percha plastic material of vegetable origin. The model is decomposable in order to show the cornea, the iris and the l...
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German Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster

Mid-Century French Louis XV Carved Giltwood Wall Barometer
Located in Dallas, TX
This elegant, antique Louis XV barometer was crafted in Paris, France, circa 1960. Square in shape, the wall piece features the original hand painted parchment paper barometer with F...
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French Louis XV 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

Early 20th Century Brass Microscope by Bausch and Lomb
Located in San Mateo, CA
Brass and iron Bausch and Lomb microscope. This microscope has two objectives. Dimensions listed are for the box. The microscope is 4.25 inches deep, 5.75 inches wide and 13 inches t...
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American Victorian Antique 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Monumental Floor Standing Brass Butcher Scale
Located in Cheshire, GB
A large set of floor standing brass balance scales and graduated weights with bullhead terminal above the circular column, to the platform base with fourteen graduated compartments f...
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Spanish 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Rococo Style Carved Oak-Wood Barometer with Thermometer
Located in Barntrup, DE
This barometer features a beautifully carved oak-wood frame with Rococo or Louis XV style leaf and rocaille details. Above the barometer, there is a thermometer in Celsius degrees. E...
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European Rococo Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Oak

Rare Japanese "SWIFT" Microscope By Stereo Ninety
Located in Haddonfield, NJ
Rare Japanese "SWIFT" Microscope By Stereo Ninety
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Japanese Industrial 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Chrome, Iron

Rare Pierre Cardin Pop Art Futuristic Ambiance Phone
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Rare and highly collectable Pop Art futuristic Ambiance phone.
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Taiwanese Futurist Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plastic

Compact Vintage Tripod, English, Bamboo, Brass, Telescope Stand, 20th Century
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a compact vintage tripod. An English, bamboo and brass telescope stand, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Displays a desirable aged patina Eye-catching bamboo w...
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English 20th Century 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.
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American Industrial 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Plaster

1900s Brass Magnetic Compass Signed Sestrel Antique Maritime Navigation Tool
Located in Milan, IT
Brass and glass dry compass on universal joint signed Sestrel made in the first half of the 19th century and mounted on a walnut wood base. The compass is made of a brass and glass c...
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Antique 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Dental Phantom Head, Mounted on an Iron Display Stand, circa 1910
Located in London, GB
An early 20th century aluminum and bronze dental articulator or phantom head, mounted on an iron display stand, circa 1910.
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North American 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum, Bronze, Iron

German Art Deco Desk Top Barometer and Weather Station
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
German Art Deco desk top barometer and weather station. German desktop barometer, thermometer and hydrometer. This station is unsigned and made of glass, chrome, metal and bakelite.
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German Art Deco 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Fairbanks Scale Co American Doctors Scale
Located in Cheshire, GB
Fairbanks doctors scale in black with brass adjustable measuring stick, and cast iron pressure plate. Retaining there original weights. Dimensions: Height 61.5 inches Width 11.5 i...
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American 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Mid-Century Modern Retro Pink General Electric Model C400 Tube Table Radio
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This table radio was produced by the Canadian General Electric Company in approximately 1960 in the period Mid-Century Modern style. The case of the radio is done in a bright marbled...
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Canadian Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Pair of Butterfly Boxes
Located in Stamford, CT
Circa 1970s pair of framed butterfly boxes. Each case contains about 300 specimens, all with data tags collected between 1960-1980 by Professor Ivo Klik of Tufts University. Made in ...
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20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood

1950s Nautical Brass Barometer Signed H.D.F.S.C. Mounted on Universal Joint
Located in Milan, IT
Nautical brass barometer signed H.D.F.S.C. Lisbon made in the 1950s circa. It is an antique weather measuring instrument, mounted on universal joint complete with bracket to be hung...
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Portuguese Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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...
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American Art Deco Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum, Iron, Chrome

Curiosity Cabinet Naturalism Collection of Shell, Circa 1900
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Very interesting set of shells collected by an amateur between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century. The shells are classified by size and age either in ...
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French 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Shell

Large Antique Arts & Crafts Wall Barometer w. Hand Carved Roses & More Flowers
Located in Lisse, NL
Stunning design and top quality executed Arts & Crafts barometer. This early 1900s, hand carved out of one piece of nutwood, wall barometer has everything that makes an antique wort...
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European Arts and Crafts 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Brass

Italian Venetian Gilt Wood Barometer
Located in New York, NY
Italian Venetian-style (20th Century) gilt carved and black painted barometer,with wreath top and cornucopia sides with scroll motifs.
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Italian Neoclassical 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Giltwood

Vintage Human Body Educational Model / Anatomical Model, circa 1940s
Located in Lucenec, SK
Fantastic looking vintage anatomical model of a full human body on a black granite base. The height of the model with base (4 cm) is 82 cm. Unfortunately, removable parts are missing.
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European Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Granite

1940s Wanderer Werke French Keyboard Typewriter
Located in New York, NY
Manual typewriter with a French language keyboard. Some keys stick. Leather handle and the case is broken. This can be seen at our 333 West 52nd St location in the Theater District W...
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German Industrial Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Gilt Bronze and Brass Apothecary Scale with Dolphin and Serpent Decoration
Located in Dallas, TX
Embellished with stylized dolphins and serpents, this gilt bronze and brass apothecary scale was made in Portugal in the early 1900s. This style of scale is called a “pivot balanc...
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Portuguese 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Bronze

1900s French Marble Mortar
Located in High Point, NC
A stone mortar from France, circa 1800. Rustic and refined, the mortar is shaped from a single piece of caramel beige marble; the textural quality of the stone gifts it an immediate ...
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French Rustic Antique 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Marble

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 hanging bracket. Great patina on l...
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German Bauhaus 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Hydrometer by Henning Koppel for Georg Jensen
Located in Sagaponack, NY
A black enameled hydrometer, was a part of a weather station.
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Danish Scandinavian Modern Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Wood Frame Hour Glass or Sand Timer
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Over 20 inches tall, a wonderful wood framed hour glass or sand timer. A compliment to the library, console table, shelves or as a bookend - a great piece that will stand out in time...
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Victorian 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood

Set of Three Antique Copper Barrel Valves
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique copper barrel valve by unknown manufacturer from France, circa early 20th century. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautif...
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French Mid-Century Modern 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper

British Machine Age Sailboat Radiant Heater by Bunting Electric, circa 1930s
Located in Dallas, TX
British Machine Age Sailboat Radiant Heater by Bunting Electric, circa 1930s Iconic Art Deco Bunting "Yacht" fire. Early model with original applied decals. 230/250 volt original el...
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Great Britain (UK) Art Deco Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Chrome

Antique Hand Carved Black Forest Barometer, Flowers ans Nesting Birds Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Large and wonderful, Swiss Black Forest barometer with thermometer. This mother nature inspired, charming and beautifully hand-carved barometer displays the quality of the craftsman...
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Swiss Black Forest 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Opaline Glass, Wood

Italian Modern Plexiglass and Glass Mercury Wall Thermometer, 1980s
Located in MIlano, IT
Italian modern plexiglass and glass mercury wall thermometer, 1980s Mercury wall thermometer, from a doctor's office, with rectangular frame and plexiglass panel with numerical indi...
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Italian Modern Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Plexiglass

20th Century Japanese WWII Naval 20X120 Binoculars by Nikon, c.1940
Located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
A rare set of Japanese naval binoculars by Nikon manufactured during WWII by Tokyo Kogaku Kikai (Tokyo Optical Company). They have been expertly cleaned and hand polished. With a mag...
Category

Japanese 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum, Brass, Steel

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 ...
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American Art Nouveau 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Pair Walter Dorwin Teague Receipt Printers for Moore Business Forms, circa 1946
By Moore Business Forms, Inc., Walter Dorwin Teague
Located in Dallas, TX
Difficult to source both sizes of Teague's patented streamline registers in very good condition. Smaller example is "portable" and rare. Teague design patent # D147626. One of Te...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Vintage Gadget Cane, Continental, Hardwood, Walking Stick, Snooker Cue
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a fascinating vintage gadget cane. A Continental, hardwood walking stick with concealed full-size snooker cue, dating to the Art Deco period, circa 1940. Walk masterfully ...
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20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Hardwood

1920s Chromed Brass Pocket Compass Antique Travelling Scientific Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Chromed Brass and glass topographer compass, compass card printed on paper by engraving on copper plate and complete with goniometric circle. English manufacture of the 1920s. Very...
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Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 ...
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American 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

20th Century 1918 Huge Parabolic Concave Mirror Lighthouse Mirror Optical Lens
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A very large concave mirror housed within its original copper bracing and lead back. The mirror is first quarter of the 20th of century in age. The mirror plate is in great con...
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English Industrial Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper, Lead

Antique Ship's Bulkhead Barometer, English, Maritime Instrument, Edwardian, 1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique ship's bulkhead barometer. An English, brass and oak maritime weather instrument, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Delightfully presented maritime ba...
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British 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Emt 948 Turntable. Superb, Complete and Ready to Use, Looks and Sounds Fantastic
Located in London, GB
EMT 948 broadcast turntable, designed 1979, manufactured by EMT-Franz (Germany). Superb turntable, fully functioning and in excellent original unrestored condition. Certainly one ...
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German Industrial Vintage 20th Century 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...
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American Art Deco Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Carl Auböck Magnifier, Austria 1960s
Located in Berlin, DE
Carl Auböck Magnifier, Austria 1960s.
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Austrian Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Set of 2 Didactic Dr. Auzoux Molding, Internal Organs + Starfish Transversal Cut
Located in Leuven , BE
Moldings labeled "Auzoux 9 rue de l'Ecole de Médecine Paris 6e". Dimensions: Internal organs 54 x 36 Starfish 42 x 43.5.
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French Antique 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster

Very Rare and Important 1910 Dräger Smoke Mask
Located in Peekskill, NY
I almost never sell items from my museum collection. Here is your opportunity to get your hands on one of the rarest examples I own. It's not only a surviving example of the very beg...
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German Industrial 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Leather

Early 20th Century Brass Electric Fan, by Frost & Co
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
Early 20th century brass electric fan, by Frost & Co A very stylish good looking piece, with aluminium blades and metal cage This piece looks to be in good condition, the moto...
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Industrial 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Set of Five Botanical Models of a Plant Embryo, London UK, 1930
Located in Milan, IT
A set of five botanical models depicting in numbered sequence the development of a vegetal embryo. Made out of hand painted plaster, the models are mounted on a wooden base. T. Gerra...
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British Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Botanic Model of Different Type of Inflorescences, Italy, 1930
Located in Milan, IT
A rare botanic didactical model of the different types of inflorescences specimen made out of hand painted plaster red buds, copper metal green branches and rubber central component ...
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Italian 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Copper

Antique Carved Oak Barometer Lloyd, Payne & Amiel Manchester England
Located in Toledo, OH
Antique oak carved barometer by Lloyd, Payne & Amiel Manchester England. Thermometer mounted above opening. Porcelain dial. Operating condition. Beveled glass in a brass bezel. Very ...
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European Art Nouveau Antique 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Oak

1960s Bathroom Scale by Hanson in Lemon Yellow Lime Green Dot Mid-Century Mod
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.
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plastic

Botanic Scientific Specimen, Italy 1900
Located in Milan, IT
A botanic didactical specimen, depicting a Vitis Vinifera flower, pale yellow green color made out of papier mache, plaster and wood hand painted. Extremely detailed. Paravia Milano,...
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Italian 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster, Wood, Paper

Antique Three Draw Telescope, English, Brass, Terrestrial, Ross, Edwardian, 1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique three draw telescope. An English, brass terrestrial refractor by Ross of London, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Perfect for bird watching, landscap...
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British 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Rare and Great Design Arts and Crafts Nickel Plated Barometer & Thermometer 1910
Located in Lisse, NL
Incredibly stylish and avantgardistic Arts and Crafts wall barometer. In all our years of buying and selling antiques from the Arts and Crafts era we have never seen a more unique a...
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European Arts and Crafts 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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