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Scientific & Technical Instruments

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Globe weight
£350

A 16lb brass globe weight.

Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
A Heath & Wing Waywiser, third quarter of the 18th century
£5500

A Heath & Wing Waywiser, English, third quarter of the 18th century. Signed to dial Heath & Wing, Strand, London, with silvered dial divided for Fu...

Windsor House Antiques Ltd
18th Century sundial & plinth.

Round 9" dial plate signed J Fowler fecit. The bronze dial and gnomon have a dark black patination with the engraved numerals and compass bearings ...

Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.
Set of Three Victorian  Imperial Avoir Weights for WEST SUSSEX. 1852.

A set of three Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoir Bell weights for the county of WEST SUSSEX, dated 1852. Comprising: 4lb Avoir, 2lb Avoir, 1lb A...

David Foord-Brown Antiques
Edward Melling - Liverpool.  Attractive mid-19th Century mahogany Marine Stick B...

Attractive 19th Century mahogany Marine Stick Barometer; the pagoda-style pediment over ivory register plates, signed by the maker, with rack-and-p...

Alan Walker
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS; containing A Variety of Facts Selected from severa...

THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS; containing A Variety of Facts Selected from several Writers, and intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Childr...

David Miles Books
Negretti & Zambra - London.  Attractive and useful brass Weather Forecaster, eng...

Attractive and useful brass Weather Forecaster, engraved on verso No. 44 – a very early number. This comprises three independently rotating ring...

Alan Walker
Negretti & Zambra - London.  Good quality and unusual 19th Century oak cased ‘Ad...

Good quality and unusual 19th Century oak cased ‘Admiral Fitzroy’s Storm Barometer’ - No. 711 - in essentially original condition. The porcel...

Alan Walker
Cased Victorian silver desk set. barometer, thermometer & compass. Houghton & Gu...
£980

A cased Victorian desk set containing a barometer, a thermometer and a compass. The set was assembled and retailed by Houghton & Gunn of New Bond S...

Vine Antiques Ltd
A fine example of a marine chronometer
£5850

A superb mid 19th century 2 day marine chronometer by Daniels of Liverpool with a brass bound mahogany case and a mahogany deck box.

Hansord
Tunbridge Ware obelisk thermometer. Circa 1900.
£540

The thermometer tube is spirit filled and placed on an engraved bone scale. The main obelisk centre is solid rosewood with the tesserae inlaid into...

Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.
A Regency celestrial globe by Cary
£12950

A good example of a regency period 14" celestrial globe by Cary, London standing in the original mahogany tripod with brass meridan ring

Hansord
Old English Clocks. F H Green. No.145.
£2250

A beautiful rare book, created within an artisanal milieu, in which those involved, believed stretched back to a purer time earlier than that of th...

Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.
A superb pair of Newton pocket globes
£18950

A fine pair of early 19th century pocket globes contained in the original black fish skin case with an engraved brass meridian. This pair of globes...

Hansord
Pocket sundial
£550

A nice example of an English brass pocket sundial

Hansord
Bernard Hennessey - Swansea.  Good quality and unusual, mid 19th Century rosewoo...

Good quality and unusual, mid 19th Century rosewood cased ‘Improved Sympiesometer’- numbered 2772 - in original condition; the engraved silvere...

Alan Walker
pocket compass
£680

A 19th century pocket compass with the owners name engraved on the cover.

Hansord
Georgian Mahogany Cased Brass Pantograph
£1400

Bears maker’s name: Cox London and dates from the late 18th or early 19th century. Pantographs were ingenious devices used by architects and othe...

Duncan J. Baggott
Travelling Pocket Instrument Case
£1400

Green shagreen and silver metal cased drawing instruments. The instruments being silver metal mounted and the ivory rule with maker’s mark: Cary,...

Duncan J. Baggott
French ivory pocket dial
£2800

A Dieppe ivory sundial compendium with moon phase etc in the manner of Blound

Hansord
An Ivory String-Gnomon Compass Sundial
£3800

Measurements: 3” x 2 ¼” (7.5 x 5.5 cm) The outer part of the upper leaf engraved with a depiction of a hound wearing a collar; the interior...

Anthony Outred Ltd
Compound microscope
£5950

A fine example of an early 18th century brass compound microscope in superb condition retaining it's original lacquer and in the fitted mahogany ca...

Hansord
Mahogany Cased Brass Surveyor's Level and Stand
£950

The dovetailed and brass-mounted box, with side loops for leather straps and brass catches, opens to a fitted interior, which accommodates the leve...

Duncan J. Baggott
Cruncley 12 table globe
£5250

A good example of a terrestrial table globe in a mahogany stand by Cruncley, who took over Carys business. In good unrestored condition .

Hansord
Ivory Pocket Sundial
£325

A charming ivory pocket sundial with a makers label from Cork for a Mr Bennett

Hansord
Wimshurst Machine Vienna
€1450

An early Wimshurst machine with two Leidener flasks. To make electricity visible. Made in probably in Vienna, original box.

Prause Fritz Erben GmbH & Co KG
19th Century Sterling Silver & Enamel Scientific American Newspaper Vesta Case
£685

A fine and rare 19th century sterling silver and enamel Vesta Case made in the form of rolled up copy of the Scientific American Newspaper wrapped ...

Steppes Hill Farm Antiques
French terrestrial globe and armillary sphere
£19800

Two superb examples of Delamarches terrestrial globe and a matching armillary shere both in good original condition standing on ebonised turned bases.

Hansord
Dollond - London. High quality and very unusual early 19th Century bow-front mah...

High quality and very unusual early 19th Century bow-front mahogany Marine Stick Barometer, in essentially original condition; the ‘ogee’ pedim...

Alan Walker
Tunbridge ware thermometer. Signed H Hollamby.
£740

Rosewood case decorated with tessallated mosaic Tunbridge ware. Henry Hollamby had a showroom at No. 12 the Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells and was one o...

Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.
Victorian C.W Dixey Max Min Thermometer
£650

A 19th century Victorian Maximum - Minimum thermometer by Queen Victoria's Optician C.W Dixey. The pair of thermometers are mounted on a panel o...

Graham Smith Antiques
A PAIR OF LIBRARY GLOBES BY CARY'S LONDON

Each standing on a mahogany stand with turned supports and swept feet ending with brass casters, with wooden horizon rings laid with paper , the co...

Peter Lipitch Ltd
Mahogany Cased Surveyor’s Theodolite
£2100

The brass and gilt brass level has a rotating circular base with thumbscrew adjustment and a compass with silvered dial and stop lever engraved wit...

Duncan J. Baggott
A compound microscope
£2450

An interesting brass microscope, with a lot of similar looks to a Carpenter improved microscope, with the original lacquer.

Hansord
John Dennis - London. Most elegant mahogany Marine Stick Barometer

Most elegant mahogany Marine Stick Barometer; the slender case, square in cross-section with bowed sides, with ring suspension over engraved ivory ...

Alan Walker
Octagonal, slate sundial signed O'Farrell.1810.
£800

Octagonal slate dial plate Signed James O’Farrell 1810. The inscribed latitude of 53 degrees and 32 minutes combined with the Celtic appellation ...

Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.
large scale turned ivory thermometer
£3950

A superb example of 19th century english ornamental turning, with the original themometer and glass dome. This is the largest example we have seen.

Hansord
Gray & Keen - Liverpool. Elegant mid-19th Century rosewood Marine Stick Baromete...

Elegant mid-19th Century rosewood Marine Stick Barometer; the ogee pediment over ivory register plates, signed by the makers, with rack-and-pinion ...

Alan Walker
Rare large 16 celestrial globe
£5800

A superb example of of a Smiths table globe of large size on a mahogany stand. The globe is a good colour with the original varnish.

Hansord
Negretti & Zambra - London.    Rare and fine quality 19th Century brass-cased ‘M...

Rare and fine quality 19th Century brass-cased ‘Mountain’ or Surveyors’ Stick Barometer in essentially original condition. The slender cylind...

Alan Walker
Early brass level
£1600

A good example of a mid 18th century level in it's original fishskin case by Benjamin Cole, London.

Hansord
equinoctial portable sundial
£4400

A fine example of an 18th century portable equinctial sundial by Dudley Adams , son of George Adams who was maker to GeorgeIII, in it's original fi...

Hansord
Cast bell. J Warner & Sons Ltd, London. 1892.
£760

John Warner & Sons were a family business established in 1763 with a continuous history of over two centuries. Warners cast bells for churches and ...

Neill Robinson Blaxill F.B.H.I.
Jones improved brass microscope
£3400

A good example of a Jones improved microscope in it's original mahogany case and an almost complete set of accessories, although not signed this is...

Hansord
superb model steam engine
£5200

A fine example of a mid 19th century model steam engine with boiler and a circular saw.

Hansord
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