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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 Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Oak

Antique Ophthalmometer Eye Machine by General Optical Company
Located in Norwalk, CT
This Antique Universal Ophthalmometer Eye Exam Machine by General Optical Company is stamped “Pat Oct 24th 1911”. This is an optical optometrist device to measure the curvature of th...
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Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Early 20th Century French Glass Chemist Apothecary Pharmacy Dry Dispensing Jars
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A collection of twelve oversized hand blown glass dispensing jars, these would off original been housed in a pharmacy/chemist. All the jars have reminisces of their original conte...
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French Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Blown Glass

1900s Colorimeter Made in Germany by F. Hellige & Co Freiburg Vintage Physic
Located in Milan, IT
Colorimeter antique measuring instrument signed F. Hellige & Co Freiburg i. B. Germany made in the early 1900s. Very good working condition. Height 34.5 cm - 13.58 inches, width 11.5...
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German Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

1900s Stethoscope Antique Medical Tool Made in two Pieces of Brass and Ebonite
Located in Milan, IT
Stethoscope made of brass and ebonite, in two screwable pieces, Italian manufacture of the early 1900s. Measures: Height 15.5 cm - 6 inches, base 6 cm - 2.36 inches. Good condition. ...
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Italian Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Vintage Wooden Mortar and Pestle, Italy
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wooden footed mortar and pestle hand turned and carved from one piece of dense fruitwood. Handcrafted by artisan in Italy, vintage Mid-Century Modern hand turned wood Mortar and Pe...
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Italian Organic Modern Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood, Fruitwood

Antique Belgian Metal Mortar with Pestle
Located in High Point, NC
This antique metal mortar with a pestle was made in Belgium and displays a beautifully weathered patina. Often used in apothecaries, these heavy mortars would have been used to prepa...
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Belgian French Provincial Antique Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique English Field Glasses / Binoculars by Lawrence and Mayo, with Compass
Located in Bath, GB
A superb and very handsome pair of the unusual and sought-after "Lynx" binoculars by Lawrence and Mayo, dating to c.1910. These English pocket sized Field glasses or binoculars are m...
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English Edwardian Vintage Early 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 Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

1920s Terrestrial Antique Library Globe Edited Columbus by Prof. Ernst Friedrich
Located in Milan, IT
Terrestrial globe edited by Columbus, by prof. Ernst Friedrich, 1920s. Very good condition. Measures: Height cm 110, inches 43.30, diameter of sphere cm 50, inches 19.68. Establishe...
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German Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Oxidised Surveyors Level by Reid and Young
Located in Norwich, GB
Oxidised surveyors level by Reid and Young Mounted on a circular base with threaded aperture or tripod mounting with four holding rings. Thirteen and a half inch adjustable brass ...
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British Edwardian Vintage Early 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 Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Japanese Blacksmith Tongs and Woodcarver Brace Drill, Early 20th Century
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $225....Antique Japanese Tools, a Blacksmith Tong Pincer and Woodcarver Brace Drill, both early 20th century. Most likely late Meiji Period. The tong or pincer is sculpt...
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Japanese Japonisme Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Antique American "Ernst Gundlach" Field Microscope with Carrying Case circa 1900
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique American field microscope with carrying case signed, "Gundlach Manhattan Optical Co.," circa 1900. Ernst Gunlach was a renowned American microscope maker. A successful optic...
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North American Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Addison Art Deco Model B2E Black & Yellow Marbled Catalin 'Waterfall' Tube Radio
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This Art Deco styled vintage tube radio was made by the Addison Industries Ltd. of Canada in circa 1947. This is Addison's model B2E, otherwise known as one of the 'Waterfall" models...
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Canadian Art Deco Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Black Forest Old Barometer and Thermometer like a Wall Sculpture
By Möller & Sander 1
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
Old German barometer with thermometer from the Black Forest, with beautiful carved roses, like a wall sculpture, Named Moller & Sander - Altona - Hamburg - It cannot be sold in USA b...
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German Black Forest Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Pair of Yellow Guilloche Enamel and Mother-of-Pearl Opera Glasses, circa 1910
Located in Bath, GB
Pretty as a picture and in outstanding condition, this lovely pair of early twentieth century opera glasses come complete with their original case (wear commensurate with age). Th...
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Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass, Enamel

Pair of Steampunk Brass Industrial Architectural Pressure Gauges
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A super cool pair vintage General Electric pressure gauges. Each brass and glass gauge houses an aluminum faced dial marked for the General Electric Co. Perfect for a steam punk set...
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American Steampunk Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Metal and Bakelite Check Writer, circa 1930
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An antique metal F & E check writer with one pull lever arm, Bakelite handle and knobs, original blue and chrome base. Creator: Hedman Mfg. Co., Chicago, IL. Date of m...
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Industrial Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Chrome, Steel

Art Nouveau Waterman 'Ideal' 14 Karat Gold Fountain Pen, circa 1910
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
An early 1900s Waterman 'Ideal' fountain pen in 14 karat gold pierced and engraved filigree design, with a lever filling system. Missing its original bladder but otherwise intact. No...
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American Art Nouveau Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Gold

Set of Four Vintage Weights, circa 1920
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Set of four vintage weights: 5, 2, 1 and a half kilograms. By unknown manufacturer, circa 1920. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beau...
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European Mid-Century Modern Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Very Large Ophtalmotrope
Located in Peekskill, NY
What is an ophthalmotrope? An ophthalmotrope is an apparatus for demonstrating the movements of the eye and the action of the different muscles which produce them, consisting essenti...
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French Industrial Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Old Mobile Sulphating Machine to Treat the Vine, Ets Perras, France, 1920-1930
Located in Paris, FR
Interesting old mobile machine for treating vines, built by the Perras establishments in Belleville sur Saône (Dpt 69. France). This sulphating machine is the work of the Perras C...
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French Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper, Iron

Finest French Mother of Pearl Lorgnette Opera Glasses by LeMaire, Paris
Located in Bath, GB
A rare find, this is one of the finest pairs of Mother of Pearl Opera glasses we have had in many years. Of course they are made by the finest French manufacturer, LeMaire of Paris. ...
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French Edwardian Antique Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

French Wooden Scale, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
Having a large weighing surface and a smaller side for weights.
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French Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

1900s English Antique Brass Tacheometer, surveying instrument
Located in Milan, IT
English tacheometer made in the early 1900s, of brass, it is a geodetic and topographic instrument used in terrestrial observations for the measurement of horizontal and vertical ang...
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British Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Large Early 20th Century Belgian Set of Brass Scales on Walnut Base with Weights
Located in Fayetteville, AR
This large set of brass scales from the early twentieth century features its original brass pans and is stamped in two places by the maker J. Daems, along with the name of the city M...
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Belgian Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Celestial Globe Signed Smith, London, 1820
By Smith & Son
Located in Milan, IT
A celestial globe. Over a tripod-shaped foot that rises with a central element with moved profile, is connected to the brass meridian, which holds at the ends of the globe. The base ...
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British Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique English "John Parkes & Sons" Sextant in Fitted Mahogany Box, Circa 1910
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English "John Parkes & Sons," nautical sextant in original fitted mahogany box. The graduated arc on the sextant is signed by G. Mager Brake (German manufacturer), and both t...
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English Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Laboratory Vacuum Pump
Located in London, GB
An early 20th century laboratory vacuum pump, with glass bell jar.
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English Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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

Materials

Iron

Good Pair French Cased Mother of Pearl Opera Glasses, c.1900
Located in Bath, GB
A superb pair of French opera glasses clad in stunning mother of pearl or Nacre shell with it's magical iridescent qualities. In full working order, both eyepieces are engraved an...
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French Edwardian Antique Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

WW1 Issued Antique French Binoculars Signed L. Petit, Paris
Located in Bath, GB
The eyepieces are signed L. Petit, PARIS and the brass engraved with the magnification 4 1/2 x and Mk V Special 310 & 4, also stamped with the military crows foot; these would have b...
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French Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Spectacle Lenses Eye Glass Optometrist tool set
Located in Norwalk, CT
Salmon Bros London, A beautiful cased instrument for measuring the sight to determine the need for glasses.
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English Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

Pair WW1 Binoculars, British Officer's Issue by LeMaire, Paris
Located in Bath, GB
A fabulous pair of French made World War 1 British Officers Military binoculars with both the brass on the binoculars and the leather case with the British military crows foot mark. ...
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French Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique French LeMaire Paris Triple Optic Binoculars, Marine / Theatre / Field
Located in Bath, GB
Larger than most examples of these highly sought-after triple lens binoculars, these brass binoculars are clad with a dark leather. These hard-to-find glasses with three lenses ch...
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French Edwardian Antique Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

1920s Whiting Sculptoscope Coin Op Stereo Card Viewer
Located in Peekskill, NY
Original whiting sculpt scope coin-operated stereo card viewer from the 1920s. Deposit a penny, pull trigger and look through the viewer to flip through stereo view cards showing sig...
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Industrial Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Antique Danish "Cornelius Knudsen" Navigation Sextant in Original Fitted Box
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique Early 20th century Danish Nautical Instrument Maker "Cornelius Knudsen, Copenhagen" Navigation Sextant in Original Fitted Box. Last inspected August 1946 per the certificate ...
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Danish Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper, Lead

Set of Six Large Early 20th Century German Amber Glass Apothecary Jars with Lid
Located in Haarlem, NL
A decorative collection and selection of six extra large German 1920s-1930s apothecary jars in blown amber glass with lid. Once used for chemistry and pharmaceutical stuff, now very...
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German Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

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 Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass, Wood, Paper

Wooden African Mortar and Pestle
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Wooden vintage African Mortar and Pestle Handcrafted in Africa, wooden footed mortar and pestle. Great patina this kind of Moroccan mortar are used to grind spices. Nicely carved,...
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Moroccan Tribal Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Antique Officer of the Watch Telescope, German, Single Draw, Voigtlander, C.1910
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique officer of the watch telescope. A German, nickel and leather single draw refractor by Voigtlander and Sohn, dating to the Edwardian period, circa 1910. Perfect ...
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German Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Nickel

Unusual Pair French Antique English Binoculars, c.1900
Located in Bath, GB
A handsome and very unusual pair of smaller sized binoculars complete with their original case. A beautiful chunky shape, painstakingly professionally cleaned and polished, restoring...
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French Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Early 1900s Small Nautical Compass Original Wooden Box Antique Navigation tool
Located in Milan, IT
Small nautical compass from the early 1900s, mounted on a universal joint and placed in its original wooden box. Box size 12x12 h 8.5 cm. Compass diameter 7.5 cm. Excellent condition...
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British Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

WWI 1915 British Army Officer's Compass, Verner's Patent by Ed Koehn Geneva
Located in Bath, GB
This is an excellent original example of the MK VIII. It is fully functioning, has a brass case and is mounted with lanyard ring. The glass face and numbered brass outer ring are per...
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Swiss Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

WWI UK Avation Brass Pocket Compass Raf Officers Antique Scientific Instrument
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass used during the First World War by RAF officers of chromed brass in the shape of an onion clock. The compass has a lid with snap closure with release button inside the...
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British Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Amazing Ship's Binnacle from Early Twentieth Century
Located in Norwell, MA
Solid brass ship's binnacle with torpedo shape pedestal. Meticulously polished and lacquered, this relic really shines. Built for the U.S. Navy. Fitted with a binnacle hood that has ...
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American Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Bronze

WWI Antique American Chromed Brass Pocket Compass by Wittnauer Army Officers
Located in Milan, IT
Pocket compass for an American army officer of the First World War of chromed brass in the shape of a pocket watch, signed WITTNAUER. The compass is equipped with a lid with snap clo...
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American Vintage Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

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 Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Iron

Kinetoscope Projector Thomas Edison, Dated About 1904, USA
By Edison
Located in Madrid, ES
Kinetoscope projector Thomas Edison, dated about 1904, is a museum piece. Film Projector Thomas Edison, USA, in excellent condition. Mounted on a table, with a wooden box too.
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American Modern Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Antique Eastman Kodak 3A Folding Pocket Camera with Leather Case
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...
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American Art Deco Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Aluminum

20th Century Italian Marble-Top Balance Scale with Complete Set of Weights
Located in Pully, CH
Italian marble-top balance scale. White marble-top with chamfered corners, has round nickel trays on top of the balance arms and an inlaid mahogany case on brass claw feet with glass...
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Italian Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Marble, Brass

Large Antique Library Telescope, English, Starboy, Astronomical, Broadhurst & Co
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique library telescope. An English, brass 'Starboy' astronomical mounted refractor by Broadhurst, Clarkson & Co, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1920. Perfec...
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British Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Late 19th Metronome System J. Maelzel Instrument Used To Measure Tempo of Music
Located in Milan, IT
Metronome system Johan Maelzel (1772-1838) from the late 19th century. It is an instrument used to measure the tempo of music, the sound of the pendulum indicates the exact speed of ...
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French Antique Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood

Old Brass Tool American Improved Warranted Spring Balance Hanging Scale 24 LB
Located in National City, CA
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 imperfe...
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American Industrial Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Italy Early 1900s Antique Oakwood Abaco Vintage Calculator Tool
Located in Milan, IT
Old abaco of oakwood, with ten horizontal metal parallel rods fixed to the base on which are strung ten balls free to slide in horizontal line. Each row of balls has a different colo...
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Italian Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Wood