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Scientific & Technical Instruments

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Mahogany Cased Barograph
£650

A mahogany and bevelled glass Barograph. The lid lifting off, and enclosing a gilt brass mechanism with 8 bellows and an eight day recording drum....

Mytton Antiques
Georgian Table Compass by G. Adams
£1450

An exceptionally rare mahogany cased table compass by George Adams of Fleet Street, London, Makers to his majesty, King George III. This rare obje...

Christopher Buck Antiques
Collection of 4 Vintage Wooden Science Lab Abacuses

A collection of 4 small vintage wooden abacuses from a European science lab. Each with metal 7 hoops containing several coloured discs.

Jonny Williamson
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
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.
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
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
French ivory pocket dial
£2800

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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Negretti & Zambra - London.  Early 20th Century brass Weather Forecaster

Early 20th Century brass Weather Forecaster, comprising three independently rotating rings, enabling data on season, wind direction and barometer r...

Alan Walker
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
Ivory Pocket Sundial
£325

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

Hansord
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
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
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
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
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
A compound microscope
£2750

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
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
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
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.
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
£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
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
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
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