Victorian Scientific Instruments

Large Handblown Clear Glass Balance Scale
Large Handblown Clear Glass Balance Scale
Andy Paiko
2010s American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Blown Glass
Handblown glass balance scale by Andy Paiko. The balance is accurate to within one gram. Part of a very limited series, each instrument varies significantly in detail and complexity,...
Antique Telescope, Dollond 'Day or Night' Terrestrial, Astronomical, circa 1850
Antique Telescope, Dollond 'Day or Night' Terre...
Dollond, London
Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Leather
This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the mid-19th century, a 'day or night' single draw scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, circa 1850. Perfect for bi...
Rare Tall 19th Century Continental Walnut Fret Carved Barometer Oriental
Rare Tall 19th Century Continental Walnut Fret ...
Antique 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Walnut
We are delighted to offer for sale this stunning 19th century continental walnut fret carved barometer This piece looks to have a bit of the oriental about it to me, the carving j...
Antique Telescope, Dollond, Three Draw, Terrestrial, Astronomica, circa 1830
Antique Telescope, Dollond, Three Draw, Terrest...
Antique Early 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass
This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the early 19th century, a three draw scope suitable for terrestrial or astronomical use, circa 1830. Perfect for bird watching, l...
Decorative Fancy Victorian Barometer, 19th Century
Decorative Fancy Victorian Barometer, 19th Century
Antique 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Fancy Victorian barometer, 19th century Mahogany veneer with inlay. Historical condition. The barometer may need to be checked for accuracy. Please take the condition from the det...
English Made Brass Cased Explorers Compass for Peter Orr, Madras, circa 1880
English Made Brass Cased Explorers Compass for ...
Antique 1880s English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass
A handsome Victorian pocket / explorer compass with a cross bar needle pivoting on a jewelled bearing above a traditional dial. Complete in it's brass case and lid and incorporate...
Ornate 1800s Standing Whitall Tatum Show Globe
Ornate 1800s Standing Whitall Tatum Show Globe
Whitall Tatum
Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Scientific Instruments
This early Whitall Tatum Number 80 pothecary show globe is one of the very rare configurations... Almost all hang from chain. This example is a floor model with its original base. Th...
Antique Mahogany and Large Brass Folding Camera, circa 1890s
Antique Mahogany and Large Brass Folding Camera...
Antique Late 19th Century American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Mahogany
Rochester Optical Co. "Universal" Camera in 5x7 format. Introduced in 1890, this camera was the first in a string of "English Style" of folding view cameras produced by ROC. These ca...
19th Century Palm Tree Pharmacy Jars
19th Century Palm Tree Pharmacy Jars
Antique 1890s Portuguese Victorian Jars
Ceramic, Paint
These 19th century pharmacy jars are as chic and charming as they get. A small tortoise is flanked by two towering palm trees alongside a column terminating in a Bowl of Hygieia....
Antique French Opera Glasses by Lemaire of Paris with Leather Case
Antique French Opera Glasses by Lemaire of Pari...
LeMaire Paris
Antique Late 19th Century French Victorian Scientific Instruments
Metal
An elegant antique pair of French opera glasses or small binoculars with their original fitted leather case by LeMaire of Paris. The telescoping glasses have a black metal frame and ...
Vintage Stick Barometer, Gimballed Ship's Marine Weather Station
Vintage Stick Barometer, Gimballed Ship's Marin...
20th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Mahogany
This is large vintage stick barometer, a gimballed, ships marine weather station by Burke & Jones dating to the late 20th century. A quality mahogany vintage stick barometer Disp...
Fine Engraved Quality Letter / Postal Scale by Leuchars, London, circa 1880
Fine Engraved Quality Letter / Postal Scale by ...
Leuchars & Son
Antique 1880s English Late Victorian More Desk Accessories
A fabulous small pair of desk postal scales by the top-retailer, Leuchars of Piccadilly, London. The balance is signed together with the address, 38 & 39 Piccadilly. The oval base...
Brass Barometer in Mahogany Case
Antique 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Wood, Brass
A brass barometer resting in a wood base engraved "Presented to the Keb. James Middleton Affiliation".
Antique Glass Display Dome
Early 20th Century American Late Victorian Scientific Instruments
Glass
A wonderful glass display dome great to keep sculpture or collections safe and look more interesting than just on a shelf.
British Oak Apothecary Chest, circa 1858-1875, ...
Unknown
Antique Mid-19th Century Scottish High Victorian Scientific Instruments
Blown Glass, Oak
Of rectangular form in golden oak, the hinged lid opening to reveal a fitted interior with nineteen glass bottles of graduating size, some with wooden corks, the stained deep lower d...
Antique English Mahogany & Brass Letter Scales,...
Sampson Mordan & Co.
Antique Early 1900s Late Victorian More Desk Accessories
Brass
This wonderful pair of letter scales are by the very famous Sampson Mordan, the most highly sought-after maker, signed on the front, S.Mordan & Co. London. The base is made from s...
Antique Telescope on Stand, Terrestrial Astrono...
Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Leather
This is an antique telescope dating to the late 19th century, 1899. In fine order physically and optically Upright image, ideal for terrestrial or astronomical use Delivered wit...
Set of Victorian Mahogany Jockey Scales
Antique Late 19th Century British Victorian Sports Equipment and Memorab...
A set of Victorian jockey scales by Medhurst, London. The solid mahogany seat with pierced splat alongside cast balance scale with various original engraved period weights, standing ...
Rare Mid-19th Century W.A. Young Industrial Boo...
Antique Mid-19th Century Canadian Early Victorian Historical Memorabilia
Brass, Wrought Iron, Wood
Fabulous unique early Victorian era W.A. Young Dundas (Ontario Canada) C.W. (Canada West) patented Jan. 15 1862 Industrial use leather boot/shoe stretcher. Black painted wrought iron...
English Brass High Victorian Period Terrestrial...
Antique Mid-19th Century English High Victorian Decorative Objects
Brass, Glass
An English High Victorian brass terrestrial telescope on stand from the mid 19th century. While the earliest known telescope appeared in the Netherlands in 1608, it is Galileo who im...
19th Century Howell James & Company Postal Lett...
Howell James & Co.
Antique 1880s English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Porcelain
Howell James & Company brass and porcelain postal letter scale, Regent St. London, circa 1880. With two hand-painted porcelain plaques depicting cherubs and two stacking weights, on...
Handsome Clock and Barometer on Wood Base
Antique Late 19th Century German Late Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Mahogany
Handsome German rare clock and barometer on distinctive wood base Mahogany wood base and trim clock and barometer with aged brass bezels and top rail trim-aged metal backs, distincti...
Rare Saw Fish Bill Thermometer
Antique 1860s English Early Victorian Nautical Objects
Animal Skin
A large saw fish bill mounted with a brass thermometer plaque, English 19th century. Very rare.
Antique Brass Microscope
J&C Robbins
Antique 1860s English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass microscope in a bespoke mahogany box, makers plaque. J&C Robbins, 146 Aldersgate S, London, 832, active 1850-1875, Case measures: 22 x 18 x 46cm high.
Antique Brass Apothecary Scale, by Doyle & Sons...
Doyle & Sons
Antique 19th Century English High Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass
Antique brass apothecary scale by Doyle & Sons, complete with four brass (2.4, 8 oz and 1 lb) weights with two 8" diameter pans, professionally polished.
Antique Telescope, Dollond 'Day or Night' Terre...
Dollond, London
Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Leather
Complimentary front door shipping to the US, Canada, UK and the EU — This is an antique telescope by Dollond dating to the mid-19th century, a 'day or night' single draw scope sui...

American Victorian Standing Scale

By Fairbanks Morse and Company
American Victorian Standing Scale
Fairbanks Morse and Company
Antique 19th Century American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Mahogany
American Victorian standing scale with mahogany center post and brass weight and height measure with platform base on wheels (signed: FAIRBANKS). Since 1830, when Thaddeus Fairbank...
19th Century Thermometer in Case
Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Victorian Scientific Instruments
Blown Glass
Fine quality thermometer which measures between -45 degrees centigrade and +50. In fully working condition, complete in its original protective sleeve. Measures: Length 20 1/4" D...
Large Boxed Antique English Commodity Scales in...
Thurston and Sons
Antique 1890s British Late Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Mahogany
When you look at this superb set of Apothecary scales, it's hard to believe that it all dismantles and actually fits into the drawer below. When putting these together, I have att...
Victorian Ormolu Clock and Barometer Desk Set, ...
Antique 19th Century English Victorian Clocks
Agate, Ormolu
Each in the form of a ship's wheel with 2.5 inch silvered dial, contained in cases, one with seven turned banded agate handles, the other with eight banded agate handles, each on ova...
19th Century French Leather, Velvet, Brass Opti...
Antique 19th Century French Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Leather, Velvet, Glass
Victorian optical case by Nachet & Frils, Paris, circa 1800s. A leather case lined in purple velvet with the manufacturer's name on the top. The case contains multiple brass and glas...

Gorham Sterling Table Top Postal Scale, 1906

By Gorham Manufacturing Company
Gorham Sterling Table Top Postal Scale, 1906
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Antique Early 1900s American High Victorian Scientific Instruments
Metal
Rare Gorham sterling tabletop postal scale, 1906. With a rectangular platform (Measures 2" x 1.25") monogramed and dated 1906, raised on a floral reposed Ovid dome with exposed calib...
Antique Coin Change Checkout Register
Antique Mid-19th Century American Early Victorian Historical Memorabilia
This charming antique coin change checkout register brings a taste of the past. With beautiful wood and interesting form, this piece makes a wonderful and creative decorative stateme...
Pair of 19th Century Hand Enameled Ladies Opera...
Unknown
Antique Late 19th Century French Victorian Collectible Jewelry
An excellent quality pair of ladies French enamel opera glasses, France, circa 1890
Antique Glass Dome Display Case
Early 20th Century American Victorian Scientific Instruments
A great glass display dome, a very cool way to showcase a very special object or sculpture.
Scovill MFD Co Large Format Wood Camera with Tr...
Antique 1890s American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Wood
Manufactured by Scovill Mfg Co of Waterbury New York, lens is marked Waterbury lens number 124375 1 1/2 In. Original wood caring case. A Great piece of history that is 125+ years old...
Rochester Optical Co Large Format Wood Camera T...
Antique 1890s American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Wood
Antique 5 x 7 large format camera with tripod was made by the Rochester Optical Co. in Rochester, NY. New model improved. The lens is R O Co 1 1/2 and original wood caring case.
Very Large Glass Dome
Antique Late 19th Century English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments
Glass
A very large handblown specimen dome on ebonized turned wood base, circa 1900.
Victorian Era Clock Dome
Antique Late 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Glass
An interesting Victorian era blown glass specimen or clock dome on a carved wood base, circa 1890, England.
19th Century Brass Skeleton Clock Under Dome
Unknown
Antique 1850s English High Victorian More Clocks
Brass, Glass, Wood
Skeleton clock pierced, polished brass plates on wooden base with original glass dome.
Victorian Jewelers Rolled Silvered Mercury Glas...
Antique 1890s American High Victorian Scientific Instruments
Silver, Mercury Glass
High Victorian era rolled mercury glass paneled mercantile jewelers scale. Function/Accuracy Unknown, sold as a prop, with silver plated copper/brass original dishes. Small chip to c...
Small English Collector’s Cabinet
Antique 19th Century British Victorian Cabinets
Brass, Glass, Mahogany
Small mahogany collectors cabinet with glass door and wonderful brass swing carrying handles, England, circa 1870.
19th Century Apothecary Jewelers Brass Scale Bo...
Antique Mid-19th Century English Late Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Wood
Two Kilos weight on down to 1 gram. As pictured size is W: 11.75 x D: 4.25 x H: 4.75 in.
Tunbridge Wells Ruler, 19th Century
Antique 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Wood
The ruler with differing scales on each side.
Antique Kaleidoscope
Early 20th Century American Victorian Scientific Instruments
Antique kaleidescope with brass eyepiece and a wood and leather cylinder brass turning mechanizum in the shape of a ships wheel. The classic base is of turned and polished hardwood. ...
19th Century English Brass and Blue Enamel Tele...
Antique 19th Century English Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Glass, Wood
19th century English brass and blue telescope on an adjustable mahogany tripod base.
Victorian Brass Microscope, c. Late 19th Centur...
Antique 19th Century British Victorian Scientific Instruments
Brass, Glass
Nineteenth century Victorian brass microscope in wood case.
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