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Scientific & Technical Instruments

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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
An Early Anatomical Model of the Human Heart

An early anatomical model depicting the human heart. It appears to be of wooden construction with a hand painted finish, mounted on a wooden sta...

Jonny Williamson
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
mahogany telescope
£295

An early 19th century tapering mahogany telescope with the owners name engraved on it I. Daly.

Hansord
Set of Vintage Cast Iron Doctors Scales

set of green painted doctor’s scales having wooden adjustable measuring stick and pressure plate scales retaining its original weights

Shackladys Antiques
French ivory pocket dial
£2800

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

Hansord
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
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 sundial
£550

A nice example of an English brass pocket sundial

Hansord
pocket compass
£680

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

Hansord
Cary box sextant
£780

A fine example of a Cary sextant in the original mahogany case.

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
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
Compound microscope
£6400

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
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
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
Ivory Pocket Sundial
£325

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

Hansord
Butterfield type silver sundial
£4400

A fine small example of a Butterfield design silver pocket sundial by P La Maire, Paris in the original leather case

Hansord
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
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
Cary pocket globe
£6800

A good example of a late 18th century pocket globe by Cary in original condition in its fish skin case, retaining the original varnish and colour t...

Hansord
18th Century sundial & Plinth.
£6500

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.
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
£2750

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

Hansord
Lignum Vitae Straight Edge Ruler
£95

Well turned and figured and of cylindrical form with carved concentric rings to each end. English, 19th century, circa 1830-1880 Length 18” (46...

Duncan J. Baggott
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
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
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. 1628 - in original condition. The porcelain barome...

Alan Walker
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
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.
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
William Cary - London. Rare and elegant early 19th Century mahogany Marine Stick...

Rare and elegant early 19th Century mahogany Marine Stick Barometer; the slender case, square in cross-section with bowed sides; the ring suspensio...

Alan Walker
large scale turned ivory thermometer
£4450

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
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.
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
RARE IVORY FLEAGLASS MICROSCOPE
£1800

A rare late 18th century Ivory fleaglass in original condition.

Hansord
A Pair Of Apothecary Century Scales

A highly unusual pair of ornamental scales in precisely fashioned lacquered brass supported by a lead Roman figure standing on stepped plinth.

Mallett
Early Victorian Cased Brass Pocket Barometer / Thermometer
£345

A very fine and early Victorian cased brass Pocket Barometer / Thermometer complete with original silk and velvet lined red leather case, the instr...

Steppes Hill Farm Antiques
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.
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
Early brass level
£1600

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

Hansord
superb model steam engine
£5800

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

Hansord
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