USA Scientific Instruments

Rubicon Reflecting Galvanometer Test Piece in Wood Cabinet
Rubicon Reflecting Galvanometer Test Piece in W...
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Submitted for your consideration is this rare Rubicon Reflecting Galvanometer, circa mid-20th century. Presenting in the original wood (appears to be mahogany) cabinet housing with ...
Ross of London Brass & Leather Telescope on Tripod Stand, Early 20th Century
Ross of London Brass & Leather Telescope on Tri...
Ross of London
Early 20th Century British Scientific Instruments
Brass
The telescope on Stand with leather/brass barrel and black painted tripod feet, signed "Ross London". The telescope dating from the early 20th century. 39.25" H (telescope closed...
French Walnut Bakery Scale with Zinc Top, 1900s
French Walnut Bakery Scale with Zinc Top, 1900s
Maison Beranger
Early 20th Century French Industrial Scientific Instruments
Brass, Zinc, Walnut
A marvellous French walnut bakery scale with zinc top and brass plateaux, from the early 1900s. Both decorative and functional, this scale has a gorgeous patina with one hundred year...
Monumental 19th Century Brass Portuguese Butcher Shop or Butcher's Balance Scale
Monumental 19th Century Brass Portuguese Butche...
Antique 19th Century Portuguese Scientific Instruments
Brass
The perfect addition to any kitchen, a monumental 19th century Portuguese solid brass butcher's or butcher shop balance scale having the complete set of original weights. This fabulo...
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,...
1950s Classic Cream Colored Mid-Century Modern Cash Register
1950s Classic Cream Colored Mid-Century Modern ...
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Enamel, Steel
1950s Mid-Century Modern cash register with original cream colored enamel paint. This is not working, but it is a great display piece. This can be seen at our 302 Bowery location in ...
Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Carved Giltwood Wall Barometer Selon Toricelli
Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Carved Giltwo...
Antique Mid-18th Century French Louis XVI Scientific Instruments
Giltwood
This elegant, antique Louis XVI barometer was crafted in Paris, France, circa 1760. The large oval shaped wall piece features its original hand-painted parchment paper barometer with...
Early 20th Century Electrical 1 Ohm Resistor Test Piece in Wood, Bakelite, Rare
Early 20th Century Electrical 1 Ohm Resistor Te...
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Offered for your consideration is this Leeds & Northrup electrical test piece. This "Total Decade Resistance" piece was made circa the early 20th Century by Leeds & Northrup who bega...
Midcentury Ideal School Supply Company Jumbo Thermometer, circa 1960s
Midcentury Ideal School Supply Company Jumbo Th...
Mid-20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Jumbo metal thermometer used as a teaching tool in science class in the 1960s. The thermometer shows a red line for "Body Temperature" and a red line for "Freezing". Thermometer wo...
Large Wooden Industrial Foundry Mold, circa 1910
Large Wooden Industrial Foundry Mold, circa 1910
Early 20th Century American Industrial Wall Lights and Sconces
Wood
Large industrial wood mold used to make metal parts in San Jose California. The piece consists of two halves that put together create a round manufacturing part. This item can be dis...
Patek Philippe T3 Master Clock System
Patek Philippe T3 Master Clock System
Patek Philippe
20th Century Swiss Industrial More Clocks
Quartz
This rare nine-module time tower by Patek Philippe of Geneva represents the most state of the art master timing systems of its day. Part of the highly regarded and technologically ad...
Machine Age Art Deco Toledo Scale by Van Doren & Rideout Rare Plaskon Housing
Machine Age Art Deco Toledo Scale by Van Doren ...
John Gordon Rideout, Harold Van Doren, Toledo Scale Company
Vintage 1930s American Art Deco More Furniture and Collectibles
Steel, Glass, Bakelite
Machine Age Art Deco Toledo scale by Van Doren & Rideout Rare Plaskon Housing Patented design by Harold Van Doren and John Gordon Rideout in 1934. Dubbed the "Sentinel Duplex Sca...
Patek Philippe Electronic Master Clock Prototype
Patek Philippe
20th Century Swiss Industrial More Clocks
Quartz
This rare prototype version of the QM3, model RK quartz electronic master clock by the renowned Patek Philippe has the ability to control numerous auxiliary or "slave" clocks on the ...
18th Century French Louis XVI Carved Giltwood H...
Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Scientific Instruments
Glass, Giltwood, Parchment Paper
This elegant, antique Louis XVI barometer was crafted in Paris, France, circa 1760. The hexagonal-shaped wall piece features its original hand-painted blue parchment paper barometer ...
Copper Lifeboat Compass, Midcentury American
20th Century American Nautical Objects
Copper
A copper compass from an American Ship's lifeboat. The lid closes to protect it and the original plaque is still mounted on the front face of the box, midcentury. Nautical Antique...
Adjustable Industrial Medical Floor Lamp
O.C. White
Early 20th Century American Industrial Floor Lamps
Chrome, Iron
High quality early industrial, scientific, medical, adjustable floor lamp in original working condition. The top of the lamp is chrome, or nickel plate, the footed base and stem are ...
19c Large Standing French Telescope
Antique 19th Century French Louis XVI Scientific Instruments
From Marseilles, France, this large 19c telescope will instill any room with classical whimsy. This beautiful piece features a brass body atop a geometric wooden base.
French Restauration 1820s Giltwood Barometer wi...
Antique Early 19th Century French Restauration Scientific Instruments
Glass, Giltwood
A French Restauration period carved giltwood barometer after Toricelli. The painted dial on blue ground is adorned with a round of winged cherubs and an eight-point vegetal rose in t...

Aga Television

By Stig Lindberg
Aga Television
Stig Lindberg
Vintage 1960s Swedish Scandinavian Modern Scientific Instruments
Teak
This is one of the most beautiful televisions we have ever seen. The streamlined cabinet was designed by either Bengt-Johan Gullberg or Stig Lindberg, both of whom had been commissio...
WWll Metal First Aid Kit, circa 1940s
Early 20th Century American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
Vintage metal first aid kit filled with original medical items in their original boxes including bandage, Iodine, petroleum jelly, burn cream and a pair of scissors still in their wr...
Real Human Skeleton of Articulating Lower Extre...
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Steel, Bone
A nice specimen acquired from a retired Podiatrist. Exact age unknown but was acquired in the early 1960s. Male specimen. In excellent complete condition except missing one tiny bone...
Hi-Def Television Magnifier Magnifying Glass Le...
Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Scientific Instruments
Resin
Pre-War television relic, now a wonderful prop, with many decorative purposes. Adjustable height. Measures: W: 16 1/8 x D: 11 3/4 x H: 31 to 39.5 in.
English Mahogany Stick Barometer Signed T. Tayl...
Antique Early 1800s English George III Scientific Instruments
Brass, Glass, Mahogany
Stick Barometer signed T. Taylor London featuring mahogany case with bone plinth, inlay and knob. Broken arch pediment above a flush-glass door, enclosing register plate and thermome...
Antique French Opera Glasses with Removable Han...
LeMaire Paris
Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Scientific Instruments
Metal
An elegant pair of antique French opera glasses with an unusual detachable handle. The small binoculars date to the late 19th century and were crafted at the height of the Belle Époq...
Mid-Century Double-Sided Ship's Telegraph from ...
20th Century Japanese Industrial Nautical Objects
Nice find of a double-sided ship's telegraph sends instructions from the bridge to the engine room. Originally used on a Japanese merchant ship and manufactured by Nunotani Keiki Sei...
Chrome Ship's Clinometer, W. Ludolph, 1980s
Mid-20th Century German Industrial Nautical Objects
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...
18th Century French Giltwood Barometer
Unknown
Antique 18th Century and Earlier French Louis XVI Scientific Instruments
Glass, Giltwood
18th century French neoclassical barometer from the Louis XVI period. Strictly a stunning decorative object with great style in giltwood. The face is in French.
French Carpenter's Level of Steel and Glass, Ea...
Early 20th Century French Scientific Instruments
Beautifully constructed and in working condition, heavy in weight with both vertical and horizontal axes.
French Art Nouveau Iron Scale by Falcot, 1890s
Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Scientific Instruments
Brass, Iron
An attractive Art Nouveau era iron scale by the maker Falcot, French, circa 1890. The iron base has a wonderful patina, molded bottom edges and light gadrooning along the top rim. Bo...
19th Century English Cased Drawing Set Length o...
Antique 19th Century English Desk Sets
Brass
An 19th century English cased drawing set length of longest tool. Measures: 6 1/4 inches.
1890s Rare Marble Oak Scale with a Marble Top
Antique 1890s American Industrial Scientific Instruments
Metal
1890s oak scale with a marble top. This is a rare find! Some dentil work missing. This can be seen at our 5 East 16th St location on Union Square in Manhattan.
Early 1900s Jacob Brothers Mini Candy Scale
Antique 19th Century American Historical Memorabilia
Metal
This is a example of one of many early scales. Weighs up to 2 pounds but this is a small scale that can be displayed almost anywhere. Manufactured by Jacobs Brothers Co. out of New Y...
Early 1900s Wrigleys Gum "The Wrigley Jr." Coun...
Wrigley's Spearmint Pepsin Gum
Antique Early 1900s American Other Historical Memorabilia
Metal
This cute candy scale was manufactured by the Wrigley's Spearmint Gum. This scale is small to weigh the gum that would be purchased from a store in the early 1900s. Exact year is unk...
1970'S Wood & Velvet Kaleidoscope and Stand Set...
Craig Huber
20th Century American Scientific Instruments
Velvet, Resin, Wood
1970'S Wood & Velvet Hand Crafted Kaleidoscope Signed, C. Huber. This five piece set includes a teak wood and brass stand, kaleidoscope and three interchangeable viewers using natura...
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...
Lone Ranger Vintage 1930s Pilot Bakelite Radio
Vintage 1930s American More Furniture and Collectibles
Bakelite
Lone Ranger Radio manufactured by Pilot Measures 15 in x 9.25 in x 7 in deep Great collectors piece.
Hollywood Regency Brass Rotary Standing Dial Te...
Vintage 1930s American Hollywood Regency Scientific Instruments
Brass
1970s era brass rotary standing dial telephone. Intricate details inlayed into the brass.
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...
Heart Model Medical Teaching Tool, circa 1970s
Late 20th Century Scientific Instruments
Chrome
A mounted medical teaching tool of a heart. Vibrantly colored. The heart comes apart to reveal the inner workings of the organ. Mounted on a polished chrome rod and black plastic base.
Midcentury Kidney Model/Medical Teaching Tool, ...
Mid-20th Century Models and Miniatures
Steel, Chrome
Large vibrantly colored Kidney model used as a medical teaching tool. Mounted on a chrome steel rod with a black plastic base. This piece would look amazing under a bell jar or cloche.
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....
Unusual Sterling Silver and Enamel Thermometer
Foster and Bailey
Early 20th Century Scientific Instruments
Sterling Silver
Beautiful, sterling silver and pink enamel thermometer, Foster & Bailey Co., Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1915. Measures: 5 1/2" high x 3" diameter across base. In excellent condi...
A very rare Collection of 18th Century, French ...
Antique Late 18th Century European Scientific Instruments
Brass
A very rare collection of nine vintage reflecting telescopes from the early and late 18th Century. The collection is comprised of three draw refracting telescopes, antique vintage br...
French 19th Century Balance - Scale
Antique Late 19th Century French Scientific Instruments
Bronze
A very handsome French late 19th century balance - scale in cast iron and white bronze. Marked "Balancerie Cie Moderne". A wonderful counter top piece - perfect for a kitchen island.
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Brass Camera Lens ...
Antique Late 19th Century Scientific Instruments
Brass
Set of six graduated camera lens inserts stamped "X-6" on each plate and original 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 ...
French Hand-Carved Black Forest Barometer with ...
Antique Early 1900s French Scientific Instruments
Bronze
This French hand-carved Black Forest barometer and thermometer features a cross, doves, and open Bible with inscription in French. Its face is surrounded by intricately carved thorn ...
Domestic Medicine Chest by Thompson & Capper
Thompson & Capper
Antique 19th Century English Other Apothecary Cabinets
Brass, Burl
An invaluable addition to the 19th century home, this domestic medicine chest contained nearly everything needed to nurse a member of the household back to health. Made by the firm o...
Bavarian Pharmacy Balance
Antique 19th Century Balkan Biedermeier Scientific Instruments
Brass, Porcelain, Walnut, Giltwood
This amazing and extremely rare Bavarian Biedermeier-period pharmacy balance stand would have been at home at any apothecary’s shop during the mid-19th century. Crafted of walnut wit...
Patek Philippe Electronic Master Clock and Digi...
Patek Philippe
20th Century Swiss Scientific Instruments
From the leaders in precision timekeeping, this exceptional Patek Philippe "Chronorquartz" model FBCZK master clock features a master clock and a digital display auxiliary,...
1878 Siebe Gorman Firemens Rescue Mask
Siebe Gorman & Co.
Antique Late 19th Century English Industrial Scientific Instruments
This is an early Siebe Gorman smoke mask. These full face helmets are very rare and found mostly in museum collections. It's signed on a brass plaque. Manufactured by Siebe Gorman an...
Electro Voice Amperite & American Microphone Co...
Electro Voice
Vintage 1940s American Musical Instruments
Metal
A amazing collection of coveted vintage microphones. We can't guarantee functionality since we have no way of testing them. The were purchased for their beauty but may be working fine.
Oak Balance Scale with Marble Top, circa 1850
Henry Troemner
Antique Mid-19th Century American Scientific Instruments
Marble, Brass, Iron
Well known balance maker, Henry Troemner, from Philadelphia crafted this marble top scale. It was made prior to his death, likely between 1844 and 1852. It has the original two brass...
Slate and Copper Switch Board
Early 20th Century Industrial Scientific Instruments
Slate, Copper
Salvaged from a factory, this early 20th century switchboard is a beefy relic of early industrial manufacturing. Mounted on a 2" thick slate slab, the thick copper strips are mounted...
Set of 19th Century Empire Period Bronze Pharma...
Antique 19th Century French Empire Scientific Instruments
Bronze
This set of nineteenth century Empire period bronze pharmacy scales features a central column with a single arm supporting two bronze pans. The bottom of the bronze pans bears the o...
Set of Late 19th Century Double Faced French Ir...
Antique 1890s French More Desk Accessories
Brass, Bronze, Iron
This set of late nineteenth century French iron baker's scales is double faced and features the coat of arms of the city of Paris flanked by the messenger god Mercury and Lady Justic...
Antique Clock and Barometer
Antique 19th Century Scientific Instruments
Bronze
Antique Victorian clock and barometer adorned with medieval weaponry.
19th Century Dr. Auzoux Papier Mâché Model of Head
Dr. Louis Auzoux
Antique Mid-19th Century French Industrial Scientific Instruments
This fantastically detailed papier mâché model of the head dates to the mid-19th century. It was made by Dr. Auzoux and listed in his catalogue. The attention to detail is breathtaki...
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