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A French 19th Century Ormolu Thermometer circa 1880
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
A French 19th century ormolu thermometer The rectangular shape very finely chiselled and designed with Science et Arts Attributes on the top and, asparagus in grooves on the sides, ...
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French Louis XVI Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Ormolu

Folding Railway Track Gauge, Chinese Writing & Arabic Numerals
Located in London, GB
A folding railway track gauge, circa 1890. Hardwood with brass fittings, and spirit level. Metric scale, Chinese writing and Arabic numerals. Measures: Folded 57 cm, 22 1/2 ...
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European Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

American Victorian Walnut Cased Standing Magnifying Glass
Located in Hudson, NY
This large American Victorian standing magnifying glass is encased in a carved and turned walnut frame and is adjustable to height with a wooden screw set device. Made circa 1880 the...
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American Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Walnut

Topographic Level Made in Italy in 1880 circa with its Original Walnut Box
Located in Milan, IT
Small topographic level signed Universale Porciatti Officina P. Sbisà Firenze of black painted brass and chromed brass from the late 19th century. In excellent condition and complete...
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Italian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Antique Mahogany Premo Long Focus Folding Camera, circa 1895-1904
Located in San Francisco, CA
About An original Premo long focus folding camera with a brass and leather strap, Mahogany case and Mahogany front. Camera folds open and closes properly. Camera is sold for de...
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American Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

"Navisazimut" Compass Correcting Azimuth Circle, circa 1895
Located in London, GB
A "Navisazimut" compass correcting azimuth circle, Swedish, circa 1895. Signed: F.W. Gleerup Stockholm A. Lindblad For a similar Navis-azimut see the collection of the Finnis...
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Swedish Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Large copper & brass funnel
Located in London, GB
A large late 19th century copper and brass funnel. From Wiltshire County, England.
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English Industrial Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Copper

Antique English Troughton & Simms Brass Surveyor's Transit Theodolite Circa 1890
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English brass surveyor's transit theodolite made by Troughton & Simms of London, England and made For the jeweler, watchmaker & silversmith, John Pardy of Durban, South Afric...
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English Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Folding Boxwood & Brass Shoe Size Measure, circa 1880
Located in London, GB
A late 19th century folding cobbler's boxwood and brass shoe size measure, for the French market. With folding heel rest and slinging toe marker, with brass hinge. Paris point ...
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English Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Boxwood

Four Fold Boxwood Rule by Edward Preston & Sons of Birmingham
Located in London, GB
A two foot four fold boxwood rule by Edward Preston & Sons of Birmingham, circa 1880. With central brass protractor joint, spirit level, and steel tips. Numbered: 3111L With...
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English Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Botanic Model, Germany, 1900 ca.
Located in Milan, IT
A botanic didactical specimen depicting a Bamboo plant gray-green color made out of papier-mache wood and metal with black wooden base, hand painted. Extremely detailed. Osterloh Mod...
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German Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Dutch 19th Century Carved Wooden Barometer
Located in Delft, NL
A Dutch carved wooden barometer with copper and facet cut glass housing. The carved wood has a scene of fruits and scrolls A barometer is a scientific instrument used to measure...
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Dutch Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Brass Parallels Original Mahogany Box made in Plymouth, 1860 circa
Located in Milan, IT
Brass parallels signed W. Heath Plymouth, optical and scientific instruments maker active since 1860. Complete with original mahogany box. Parallel measures cm 46.2 x 6.2 x 2 (H). W...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Carved Oak Barometer, Banjo Barometer, Aneroid, Scotland 1890, B2459
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique carved oak barometer, Banjo Barometer, Aneroid, Scotland 1890, B2459 Scotland 1890 Solid oak Original finish Decorative Carved and fretted case Domed shaped top Oak ...
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Scottish Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Oak

19th Century 2-Day Marine Chronometer by John Bliss & Co, New York
Located in Devon, GB
A fine 2-Day Marine Chronometer in a rosewood brass bound three-tier box by this well-known American maker. The 56-hour silvered dial is signed ‘John Bliss, New York, No.2788. The mo...
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American Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Luxury Lorgnette Opera Glasses French, Circa 1880
Located in Incline Village, NV
Absolutely exquisite pair of operable mother of pearl high quality luxury Opera Glasses with fancy adjustable lorgnette handle and gilt metal mounts. Premium mother of pearl is stron...
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French Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Recording Dial Clock by the International Time Recording Company
Located in Peekskill, NY
A Recording dial clock by the International Time Recording Company, Endicott, New York. In the original oak case and (the first we have ever seen) original table stand. The dial meas...
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American Industrial Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Oak

Wooden Stethoscope Italian Manufacture from the Late 1800s
Located in Milan, IT
Stethoscope of fruit tree wood, in two screw-on pieces, Italian manufacture from the end of the 19th century. Height 14.5 cm, base 5. Very good condition. Shipping is insured by Llo...
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Italian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Wood

French Late 19th Century Adjustable Height Stand for a Large Camera
Located in London, GB
A late 19th century adjustable height stand for a large format camera, French, circa 1870. With central rise and fall mechanism operated by a hand crank with locking bolts. The...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Iron

Sextant by J. Coombes of Devonport
Located in London, GB
A late 19th century naval sextant by J. Coombes of Devonport. Circa 1895. 6 ½ inch radius, lacquered brass three circle frame with beach wood handle. Brass limb with inlaid sil...
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English Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Liquid Prism by Jules Duboscq of Paris, circa 1870
Located in London, GB
A large brass liquid prism by Jules Duboscq, used to measure the optical dispersion of liquids. France, circa 1870. Brass and steel stand. Adjustable height and rotating trapez...
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French Industrial Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Boxwood Tailor's and Dressmaker's Square by John T Johnson of Birmingham
Located in London, GB
A boxwood 24 x 18 inch tailor's and dressmaker's square, by John T Johnson of Birmingham, circa 1900. Marked: JOHN T. JOHNSON - UNION PASSAGE. BIRMm.
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English Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Boxwood

Sunshine Recorder by Hicks of London, circa 1900
Located in London, GB
A Campbell–Stokes sunshine recorder, by J Hicks of Hatton Garden, London, circa 1900. Mounted on a slate base with bronze plaque: J.HICKS. MAKER. 8. 9 & 10. HATTON GARDEN LONDON. ...
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English Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Slate, Brass, Bronze

19th Century French Painted Iron and Brass Paris Crest Scale with Set of Weights
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate your kitchen counter with this elegant, colorful antique scale. Crafted in Versailles, France circa 1880, the scientific instrument is uniquely decorated with a Paris coat o...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

Wall-Mounted Barometer by Jules Richard, Paris, circa 1900
Located in London, GB
A large 10" wall-mounted circular Bourbon type barometer by Jules Richard, French, circa 1890. Reverse printed dial with a scale calibrated in a centimeter range of 73 to 80, mark...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

19th Century 5 Kilogram Iron and Brass Scale from France
Located in Dallas, TX
Made from iron and brass, this 5-kilogram scale comes from France during the 1800’s. French scales of this type were used in stores for weighing produce. The cast iron base has two m...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

Salmoiraghi Tacheometer Made of Burnished Brass Original Patina
Located in Milan, IT
Cleps tacheometer Grande model, signed Ing. A. Salmoiraghi Milano n. 11448 of burnished brass and bronze, from the second half of the 19th century. Powerful instrument for topography...
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Italian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

19th Century French Hand Painted Iron and Brass Scale with Paris Coat of Arms
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate your kitchen counter with this elegant, colorful antique scale. Crafted in France circa 1880, the scientific instrument is uniquely decorated with a Paris crest in the cente...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

Cased Horizonal Microscope on Geometer
Located in Stamford, CT
Cased Horizonal Microscope on geometer stand with case by Hall and Bergemen, NY circa 1880s. Elle Buck Museum NYC. The piece is used by mineralogists to measure crystal angles. Made ...
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American Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Victorian Bankers Brass Balance Scale by W & T Avery
Located in Montreal, QC
This is a mighty contraption for weighing specie and gold in quantity. It stands on three scrolling feet. It has a blocking and unblocking mechanism, so it can be moved with less dif...
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English Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Topographic Level W. F Stanley Black Painted Brass Mahogany Box, circa 1870
Located in Milan, IT
Topographic level signed W.F. Stanley London of black painted brass, from the second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition and complete with original mahogany box with bra...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Terrestral Globe, Germany, 1890
Located in Milan, IT
Papier mâché painted with a watercolor terrestrial globe over a black painted wheel turned wooden base. Ernst Schotte & co. Berlin, Germany, circa 1890.
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Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Small Antique Electric Therapy Machine, English, Scientific, Medical, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a small antique electric therapy machine. An English, mahogany cased patent scientific medical aid, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. Diminutive Victorian medic...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mahogany

Antique Magneto Electric Therapy Machine, English, Scientific Medical Aid, 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique magneto electric therapy machine. An English, mahogany cased scientific medical aid, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. Fascinating Victorian medical ...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Topographic Level Watts & Sond London Brass Mahogany Box, circa 1890
Located in Milan, IT
Telescope topographic level, made of brass with base with three leveling screws, from the end of the 19th century. signed R. Watts & Sond London, manufacturers of theodolites and oth...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Topographic Level W. F Stanley Burnished Brass Mahogany Box, circa 1870
Located in Milan, IT
Topographic level signed W.F Stanley of burnished brass, from the second half of the 19th century. In excellent condition and complete with original mahogany box with brass hinges an...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Brass Compass in its Original Wooden Box, circa 1880
Located in Milan, IT
Magnetic compass on universal joint in its original wooden box with slot lid, signed with a trade mark brass emblem engraved with two crossed arrows within a shield, from the end of ...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Antique Watchmaker's Lathe, Swiss, Brass, Copper Precision Instrument circa 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a fantastic antique watchmaker's lathe. A Swiss, quality brass, copper and stainless steel precision instrument, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. An exquisite ...
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Swiss Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Hand Carved Coquille Nut Egg Box 19th Century Flea Trap Pomander Needle Case
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A beautiful hand carved coquille nut egg box. Beautiful carving, great patina, unscrews at center to open. The original use was a flea trap, things were different in the old days an...
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English Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

Hand Carved Coquille Nut Egg Box 19th Century Flea Trap Pomander Needle Case
Located in Nürnberg, DE
A beautiful hand carved coquille nut egg box. Beautiful carving, great patina, unscrews at center to open. The original use was a flea trap, things were different in the old days an...
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English Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

19th Century Copper Distillery Set
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century copper distillery set is a charming accessory grouping perfect for the chemistry enthusiast! Set includes stands for three of the devices, all of which were originally c...
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French Industrial Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Copper, Wrought Iron

Brass and Glass Compass on a Mahogany Board, End of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Brass and glass compass on universal joint from the end of the 19th century. Mounted on custom made mahogany board. The compass consists of a cylindrical brass container, called a mo...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Oakwood Compass English Manufacture Second Half of the 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Magnetic surveying compass, oakwood with brass hinges and closing hooks, instrument consisting of a magnetized needle free to rotate on a horizontal plane, marking the direction of m...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Marine Specimen a Taxidermy Flying Fishes, Italy, 1880
Located in Milan, IT
Taxidermy marine natural Wunderkammer specimen, a pair of embalmed flying fishes (Exo Coetus Volitans). Treated with color with a shade of blue. The Specimen is stuffed and mounted o...
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Italian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Fruitwood, Animal Skin, Blown Glass

Antique English Solar Radiation Thermometer Signed "Negretti and Zambra, London"
Located in New Orleans, LA
Antique English Solar Radiation Thermometer Signed "Negretti and Zambra, London," circa 1870s-1880s. This instrument was first released for commercial use by Negretti and Zambra in 1...
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English Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Glass

Denver Colorado D C Woodend, 1885 Table Top Geology Mineral Specimen Chest
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A charming and untouched table top collectors chest, oversailing rectangular top above two short and three long graduated glazed collector's drawers, each enclosing a arrangement of ...
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American Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Natural Fiber, Pine

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...
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American Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Mirror, Pine

Dentist Kit in Mahogany Box Signed Evans & Wormull 31 Stamford London circa 1880
Located in Milan, IT
Dentist kit signed Evans & Wormull 31 Stamford, London, circa 1880. This set contains 12 pliers, a dental or pelican wrench with spare accessories and a glass syringe with needles. S...
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British Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Steel

Distressed Antique Japanese Iron Mortar Yagen Grinder Boat Shape Crushing Tool
Located in National City, CA
Old Japanese iron boat shaped mortar or grinder crushing tool (called Yagen) Tool used to grind medicine Measures: 21.5 W x 7" H x 5.5 W , disk 12.5 W x 9" in diameter Unrestored w...
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Japanese Anglo-Japanese Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Iron

19th Century German Polished Brass “Magic Lantern” Image Projector
Located in Middleburg, VA
Magic lanterns are early types of image projectors (17th-19th century) that used paintings, prints, or photos on glass plates, one or more lenses and a light sources to entertain or ...
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German Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Brass

Late 19th Century Black Forest Swiss Barometer Hand Carved Hunting Theme and Dog
Located in Barntrup, DE
Swiss wall mounted barometer richly decorated with elaborate hand carved hunting trophies, Brienz, late 19th century. This antique barometer features a background of magnificent car...
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Swiss Black Forest Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

19th Century Box Wood and Iron Paper Guillotine
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
19th century box wood and iron paper guillotine  Well used and still working well, the makers name in the centre of the chopping platform is too worn to read, other wise all in go...
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Industrial Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Boxwood

Dutch Carved Wooden Barometer with Horse Motif by Gebroeders Caminada, Rotterdam
Located in Atlanta, GA
A Dutch carved wooden barometer from the late 19th century, with horse motif, signed by Gebroeders Caminada, Rotterdam. Hand carved in the Netherlands by the Gebroeders Caminada Comp...
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Dutch Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Glass, Wood

Fine Pair of Vintage English Salters Balance Scales
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A pair of antique scales in very good all original condition. Class II, improved family scales, to weight 14 lbs. by 1 oz. Iron with tiered round bases with flanges, and brass engrav...
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English Industrial Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

19th Century French Hand Painted and Gilt Iron Scale with Paris Coat of Arms
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate your kitchen counter with this elegant colorful antique butcher scale. Crafted in France, circa 1880, the double face scientific instrument features the coat of arms of Pari...
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French Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal, Iron

Plaster Didactic Anatomical Model of A Human Heart, Germany, Late 1800s
Located in Milan, IT
Anatomical didactic model of a human heart made of polychrome plaster. 2 doors with spring hinges allow observation of the internal parts of the heart. Somso manufacture from the end...
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German Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster

Plaster Didactic Model of an Enlarged Mandible, Germany, Late 19th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Didactic anatomical model of an enlarged mandible, made of polychrome papier mâché and plaster. A flap fixed with two hooks shows the complete section of the dentition up to the root...
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German Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Plaster

Antique Painted and Gilded Cast Iron and Zinc Optometrist / "Oculist" Trade Sign
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique cast iron and zinc trade sign in the form of a pair of gilded cast iron spectacles with painted cast zinc eyes above an arched banner reading "OCULIST". Retaining in-service ...
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American Victorian Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments

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Iron, Zinc, Gold Leaf