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Vintage Rolling Rule English Brass Scientific Instrument, Navigation, circa 1950
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage rolling rule. An English, brass scientific instrument to aid navigation, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Attractive period instrument Displays a des...
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English Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Set of Vintage Balance Weights, English, Brass, Scientific, Apothecary, Assay
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a set of vintage balance weights. An English, brass set of scientific apothecary assay weights, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. A quality set of assayer's weig...
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English Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Theodolite, English, Bronze, Brass, Scientific Instrument, Desk Ornament
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage theodolite. An English, bronze and brass scientific instrument or desk ornament, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1940. Eye-catching period instrument Disp...
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English Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Bronze

Vintage Allbrit Polar Planimeter, English, Scientific Instrument, Stanley, 1950
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage Allbrit polar planimeter. An English, adjustable scientific instrument by Stanley, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Comprehensive scientific instrumen...
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English Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Steel

Bolex Zoom Reflex P1 Movie Camera and Leather Case, circa 1961
Located in San Francisco, CA
About Highly polished duraluminium body, covered in genuine Morocco leather. Metal parts are chrome-plated. Original Moroccan leather case with brass latches and accents. This ca...
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Swiss Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Chrome

Charles and Ray Eames Molded Plywood Leg Splint for Evans in Original Wrapper
Located in Chicago, IL
These leg splints were designed by Charles and Ray Eames and produced for the United States Navy by the Evans Products Company, molded plywood division. They're still in their origin...
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American Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Plywood

Vintage Japanese Fuji WWII 15 x 80 Binoculars
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Japanese observation binoculars, 15 x 80 A large pair of Japanese ex-navy observation binoculars mounted on a vintage adjustable SOKKISHA wooden tripod. The WWII marine binoculars w...
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Japanese Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum

Vintage Fishing Folding X-Frame Farlow Type Line Winder or Line Drier
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Folding X-frame Farlow type line winder or line drier. A collapsible fishing line dryer with chrome fittings. This useful line winder folds into a convenient size for packing, there...
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English Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Oak

Vintage Industrial Parabolic Antenna Reflector, circa 1940
Located in Chicago, IL
Fascinating vintage parabolic reflector that is likely of military origins and sourced from a midwest collector of antique military goods. Date of production estimated to be 1940, an...
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American Industrial Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Argentinian Wax Steamer and Original Box, circa 1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
About A pressed metal Argentinian wax steamer with Bakelite feet and knob, multiple top valves, painted wooden handle and fabric cord. Original printed Balsa wood box and instruct...
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Argentine Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Vintage Spirit Level, English, Rosewood, Craftsman's Instrument, circa 1950
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage spirit level. An English, Rosewood and craftsman's instrument, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Period appeal with quality finish Displays a desirabl...
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English Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Vintage Spirit Level, English, Rosewood, Brass, Instrument, Rabone, circa 1950
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage spirit level. An English, rosewood and brass instrument by the renowned John Rabone and Sons, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. A level from a renowned...
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English Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Mid-Century Modern Coral Pink Crosley Model T-60 AM Tube Table Radio
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This Mid-Century Modern working tube radio was made by Crosley in Toronto Canada in approximately 1965 in the period stream-lined style. The radio is done with a molded coral pink pl...
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North American Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

WWII Tripod Mounted Japanese Naval Binoculars
Located in London, GB
A pair of WWII tripod mounted 20 x 120 binoculars made by TOKO for the Imperial Japanese Navy, circa 1942. In full working order, mounted on a later adjustable height aluminium tr...
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Japanese Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum, Brass, Steel

1930s Industrial Cast Iron Balance Gram Scale with Needle Indicator by Ohaus
Located in New York, NY
1930s antique cast iron industrial black metal balance scale with white milk glass dishes. Made by Ohaus. Scale reads in grams.
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German Industrial Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Iron

American Grocery Scale
Located in Sheffield, MA
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...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Vintage Industrial Bottle Carrier, circa 1950
Located in Chappaqua, NY
Vintage Industrial bottle carrier, circa 1950. Aluminum construction with wood handle. Used to hold sample bottles in a commercial/factory setting.
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North American Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum

Spanish MCM Instituto L. Torres Quevedo Educational Galvanometer
Located in Mexico City, MX
A 1950s Spanish Mid-Century Modern educational D'Arsonval galvanometer manufactured by the Leonardo Torres Quevedo Institute in Madrid. Model MA 54-04. The wood and glass structure s...
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Spanish Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Magnets

Italian Globe with Metal Base, 1940s-1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Physical and political terrestrial globe published by G.B. Paravia & C. Turin-Milan-Padua-Florence-Rome-Naples-Palermo, designed by prof. Guido Cora at the end of the 40s - early 50s...
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Italian Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Small Globe Made of Lithographed Tin, Early 1950s
Located in Milan, IT
Small terrestrial globe made of lithographed tin and ebonite base made in England for the French market in the early 1950s. Very good condition. Measures: Height 18 cm - 4.33 inches,...
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British Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Tin

German Globe Made in the 1950s with Wooden Base
Located in Milan, IT
German small terrestrial globe Erdglobus by prof. Paul Rath made in the 1950s, turned wooden base and papier mâché sphere. Very good condition. Measures: Height 19 cm, sphere diamete...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Plaster, Wood

Sphygmomanometer German Manufacture of the 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Alternans scale sphygmomanometer, it is a blood pressure meter invented by Dr. Recklinghaussen; this oscillometric system allows the reading of the systolic and diastolic values ??wi...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Vintage White Enamel Avery Balance Scale
Located in Houston, TX
Charming 1950s white enameled Avery shop balance scale. This scale with the Avery emblem on its enameled base and one porcelain tray and one stainless steel has great vintage appeal,...
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English Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Enamel, Stainless Steel

Mid-Century Decorative Globe Model from Germany from the 1950s
Located in Almelo, NL
Mid-century decorative globe model from Germany from the 1950s. Made for educational reasons, used for classroom demonstration and study. In vintage good condition with signs of age ...
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German Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Nautical Brass Ship's Anemometer and Aerovane Wind Instrument, circa 1970s
Located in Nantucket, MA
This is a cool midcentury nautical wind instrument from a merchant ship. An anemometer used to measure wind speed; and the aerovane to measure direction. Originally there would be ca...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

WWII Naval Binoculars by Carl Zeiss
Located in London, GB
A pair of 10 x 80 tripod mounted WWII naval binoculars by Carl Zeiss Jena, circa 1942. 10 times magnification. 20° inclined oculars. 80 mm objective lenses. (with replaced b...
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German Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Optical Glass

Cine-Kodak Movie Camera and Leather Case, circa 1950
Located in San Francisco, CA
About: This is a leather wrapped Cine-Kodak 8mm movie camera with a pop up viewfinder, leather handle and brass winding handle. Original leather case with handle and closing latch...
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Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Vintage Theodolite, English, Scientific Instrument, Cooke Troughton & Simms
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is a vintage theodolite. An English, brass scientific instrument, by Cooke, Troughton and Simms, dating to the mid-20th century, circa 1950. Stunning example of mid-century s...
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British Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

Illuminating Globe Made of Paper on Plastic, Metal and Wood, German, circa 1950
Located in Marcq-en-Baroeul, FR
This illuminating globe is made of paper on plastic, metal and wood. This is a German work, circa 1950.
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French Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Aircraft Design Wind Tunnel Scale Model of a Late 1960s GAC-100 Airliner
Located in London, GB
A 1/10 scale wind tunnel model of a GAC-100 Commuter airliner. Wingspan: 7ft (214 cm) The model is constructed out of laminated mahogany, and is built to the highest standards,...
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American Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Mahogany

Large Industrial Bronze and Glass Fuses
Located in Norwalk, CT
General Electric, current limiting fuse unit for motor circuits, type RJ2. Bronze, glass and sand.
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American Steampunk Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Bakelite and Wood Ammeter, Italy, 1960s
Located in Milan, IT
Ammeter, bakelite wood and brass instrument, used to measure the intensity of electric current, made by S.I.P.I.E. Pozzi and Trovero Spa in Milan in the 1960s, a company active since...
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Italian Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Wood

Sielaff Maschinenfabrik AG Personen Waage/Scale, Berlin, 1930s
Located in Almelo, NL
Sielaff Maschinenfabrik AG Personen Waage/Scale Berlin 1930 in Bleu enamel color. Amazing good original condition. In June 1887, engineer Max Sielaff in Berlin was the first to re...
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European Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Enamel

Campbell Stokes Sunshine Recorder Instrument by Lawrence and Mayo, London
Located in Nantucket, MA
A Campbell Stokes sunshine recorder from the early 1900s made by Lawrence and Mayo, Ltd., and documented as such. The device consists of a solid glass sphere, 4 inches in diameter, t...
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Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Iron

Carl Zeiss RWDF Periscope Binoculars on Tripod Stand, circa 1965
Located in Heathfield, East Sussex
A simply stunning and beautiful example of mid-20th century design from the iconic German optics manufacturer Carl Zeiss. The RWDF (direction-wise Doppelfernrohr) 10 x 50 binocular P...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Aluminum, Brass, Stainless Steel

Graetz Burggraf Midcentury Wooden Floor German Television, 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Amazing midcentury wooden floor German furniture TV set. This wonderful piece was produced in Germany during the 1960s. Unfortunately, we do not know if the television is function...
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German Mid-Century Modern Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Wood, Teak

Chrome Nautical Ship's Clinometer, W. Ludolph, 1980s
Located in Nantucket, MA
A chrome ship's clinometer made by world-renowned Wilhelm Ludolph/Institut Bremen of Germany and signed as such. These tilt gauges were used on vessels to measure the angular slant o...
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German Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Chrome

Early Seth Thomas Metronome De Maelzel Number 6411
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Maple wood collector vintage Seth Thomas Metronome. Early 1960s Seth Thomas Metronome De Maelzel number 6411. Model 8 Wind up. Good working condition. Marked "Seth Thomas" on a br...
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German Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Maple

Yashica-D Camera with Case and Accessories, circa 1958
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The Yashica D was manufactured between 1958 and 1972, it’s a pretty standard Twin Lens Reflex (TLR) camera that takes 120 film and creates 6×6 images. Early models (which is what mi...
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Japanese Mid-Century Modern Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Thermometer, 1950s Atlas Perma-Guard Anti Freeze
Located in Cookeville, TN
Unique thermometer from the 1950s. Atlas Perma-Guard Anti-Freeze thermometer. Thermometer is accurate. Absolutely a beautiful piece for a man’s garage or even beautiful hanging in yo...
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American Country Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Steel

Model of an Early Communications Satellite
Located in London, GB
A cased model of an early British Hawker Siddeley Dynamics satellite concept, relating to the ELDO Europa rocket, circa 1966. The model is accompanied by a Royal Aircraft Establis...
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English Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Plastic

Vintage German Barometer
Located in Houston, TX
Very nice vintage carved wood barometer with a brass bezel and thick glass beveled edge from Germany. The enamel dial along with the visible movement are in good condition and very d...
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German Other Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Enamel

Gischard Ships Wheel Barometer, circa 1950s
Located in Houston, TX
Vintage ships wheel aneroid barometer by Gischard of Germany, circa 1950s. The ceramic face is beautifully detailed with a brass bezel and printed signature. The barometer is complet...
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German Other Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass

1 Gallon and 5 Gallon Copper and Brass Cylindrical Imperial Measuring Vessels
Located in London, GB
A one gallon and five gallon copper and brass cylindrical imperial measuring vessels, circa 1950. Each with brass overflow tap, and seal to rim, both supplied with cork stoppers. ...
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English Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Copper

Chrome and Teak Ship's Nautical Clinometer, Midcentury
Located in Nantucket, MA
A handsome chrome and teak ship's clinometer. Used to measure the degree of healing on a boat, or on larger boats to weigh the distribution of cargo to be sure the ballast is even. M...
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European Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Chrome

WWII Air Force Sextant Used by Air Force U.S. in Its Original Wooden Box
Located in Milan, IT
WWII Air Force Sextant used by Air Force U.S. Army Series No. 13774 produced by ANSCO Binghamton N.Y. and sold by Edmund Salvage Co Audubon, in its original wooden box. Good conditio...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Metal

World War II Sextant Made in Russia with Original Wooden Box
Located in Milan, IT
World War II sextant made in Russia, of gray painted metal complete with original wooden box with accessories. Good condition. Measures: Box 31 x 20 cm H 12.8 - inches 12.2 x 7.87 H ...
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Russian Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Colored Anatomical Didactic Plate from Germany 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Anatomical didactic plate depicting the circulatory system, from the 1930s created by the Deutsches Hygiene- Museum in Dresden. Good condition some damage. Measures: 81 x 117 cm - 31...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Paper

Colored Anatomical Didactic Plate from Germany, 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Colored anatomical didactic plate from the 1930s on canvas paper depicting the circulatory and respiratory systems, mounted on two black painted wooden sticks. Signed Lehrmittelverla...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Paper

Colored Anatomical Didactic Plate from Germany, 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Anatomical didactic plate of the 1930s on canvas paper depicting the brain, the spinal column and the sense organs, mounted on two black painted wooden sticks. Signed Lehrmittelverla...
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German Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Paper

American Micromanometer Made in the 1930s
Located in Milan, IT
Micromanometer made in the 1930s in a case with accessories and diagram signed BACHARACH industrials Instruments Pittsburgh P.A. Co, a company leader since 1909 in the design and pro...
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American Vintage Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

German Anatomical Muscular Bust Model
Located in Brooklyn, NY
German, anatomical, plaster model of a cross-section of a bust, depicting the muscular and circulatory systems.
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German Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

Materials

Plaster

Campbell–Stokes Sphere Sunshine Recorder by Casella of London
Located in London, GB
A campbell–stokes sunshine recorder by Casella of London. Dated 1944. Marked with the Casella logo and M 176/44 The Campbell–Stokes sphere is used to record sunshine. On...
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English Industrial Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Brass, Bronze

Anatomical Teaching "Eye" Model Germany, 1950s
Located in Almelo, NL
Anatomical teaching "Human Eye" model made from plaster and plastic Germany 1950s (Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden). Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape. Size W 11'' ...
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German Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Plaster, Plastic

Colorful Anatomical Teaching Model Wood and Plaster on Metal Base, CZ, 1940s
Located in Almelo, NL
Anatomical teaching model made from wood and plaster on metal base Czech Republic 1940s . Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape. Size: W 12.5" x H 16.5" x D 9.5" inch.
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Czech Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Kidneys Anatomical Model Wood and Plaster on Metal Base CZ, 1940s
Located in Almelo, NL
Kidneys anatomical model made from wood and plaster on metal base, Czech Republic, 1940s. Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape. Size: 11.5'' x H 16" x D 9.5" inch.
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Czech Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

Anatomical Teaching "Skull" Model Germany , 1960s
Located in Almelo, NL
Anatomical teaching "Skull" model made from plaster and plastic Germany 1960s (Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden). Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape. Size W 6'' x H 5...
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German Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Plastic, Plaster

Anatomical Teaching Model Plaster on Metal Base Czech Republic, 1960s
Located in Almelo, NL
Anatomical teaching model made from plaster on metal base Czech Republic, 1960s . Small damages and repairs. But overall great shape. Size: W 10.5'' x H 16" x D 9.5" inch.
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Czech Mid-20th Century Scientific Instruments

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Metal

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