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Antique 19th century brass cased pocket compass by Henry Hughes & Son.

Antique 19th century brass cased pocket compass by Henry Hughes & Son.

19th century Ross Officer of the Watch telescope inscribed AW Fawkes.

19th century Ross Officer of the Watch telescope inscribed AW Fawkes.

Ships bulkhead barometer with silvered aluminium dial and carries the name John Barker & Co Ltd, Kensington
John Barker Ships barometer used as prop in Celebrity Big Brother TV show
Negretti & Zambra high altitude pocket barometer & altimeter to 20,000 feet

Negretti & Zambra high altitude pocket barometer & altimeter to 20,000 feet

Genuine Stanley London pocket sextant with extending telescope

Genuine Stanley London pocket sextant with extending telescope

Early 19th century French brass cased compass signed BURON PARIS

Early 19th century French brass cased compass signed BURON PARIS

Rare unbranded Fowlers Mechanical Engineer design calculator

Rare unbranded Fowlers Mechanical Engineer design calculator

WW1 Verner's Pattern MK VIII prismatic marching compass by F. Darton & Co.

WW1 Verner's Pattern MK VIII prismatic marching compass by F. Darton & Co.

Powerful 25x-40x variable magnification field telescope by Broadhurst Clarkson

Powerful 25x-40x variable magnification field telescope by Broadhurst Clarkson

19th century Sikes hydrometer set by W R Loftus with ivory proof rule

19th century Sikes hydrometer set by W R Loftus with ivory proof rule

Negretti and Zambra London anemometer in leather case
Negretti and Zambra London anemometer in leather case
Early Victorian Baluster Truncheon with tapered ribbed grip

Mid Victorian Baluster Truncheon with tapered ribbed grip

 

Antique compasses, antique telescopes, sextants, barometers? If you share my fascination for the world of science and technology, then you've come to the right place!

Please stop and browse at the varied and interesting items for sale, from 19th Century marine telescopes to vintage fishing reels and tackle.

The items featured above are just some examples of whats currently available, go to the relevant link in the navigation bar to see more antique telescopes,barometers,vintage fishing floats, Hardy fly reels and military items.

Some are antique, others are not so old but ALL are genuine items, I leave reproductions for others, but if you need some help and advice on how to spot the difference then Click Here for some useful information and examples of replica instruments.

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Listed below are just some of the 500 plus antique scientific instruments featured on this website.

Antique telescopes and pocket compasses by Dollond.
19th century marine telescopes.
Negretti & Zambra WW1 Tel Sig snipers telescopes.
Vintage military telescopes by Broadhurst Clarkson
and W Ottway.
A variety of Singers patent compasses.
Antique compasses by Francis Barker & Son, and WW1 marching compasses.
Antique maritime single draw telescope by J Berry, Aberdeen.
Naval Officer of the Watch telescopes by Ross, Hughes, Heath, & Ottway.
WW2 Scout Regiment telescopes by H C Ryland & Broadhurst Clarkson.
Military pocket watch style compasses by Dennison.
Collectable vintage pinwheel calculators by Muldivo, Brunsviga, Facit, Odhner and Multo.
Georgian mahogany cased compasses.
Antique mahogany & oak barrel marine telescopes,
by Crichton London

Vintage and antique anemometers by Negretti &
Zambra, and Short & Mason.
Vintage and antique pocket sextants by Stanley London.
Fowler's universal circular calculators & slide rules.
Vintage pocket barometer by Aitchison.
Classic Library telescopes by Aitchison.
Sporting collectables with antique & vintage fishing reels
from Hardy and Allcock.
19th century telescopes by Lennie, Edinburgh.
Vintage field stalking telescopes.
Victorian antique hourglass sand timers.
Antique aneroid barometers incorporating curved thermometer.
Vintage Sikes Hydrometers.
Naval binoculars.
Carl Zeiss binoculars.
Georgian decorative police truncheons.
Antique pocket watch compass by Cary.

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