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Negretti & Zambra 3 draw field telescope with case
Negretti & Zambra 3 draw field telescope with case
Antique pocket or box sextant with extending telescope and case
Antique pocket or box sextant with extending telescope and case
WW1 era Short & Mason MK VII prismatic marching compass
World War I era Short & Mason MK VII
prismatic marching compass
1930s Air Ministry MK I aneroid pocket barometer by T Wheeler
1930s Air Ministry MK I aneroid pocket barometer by T Wheeler
Victorian Francis Barker Pocket Compass in mahogany case
Victorian Francis Barker Pocket Compass in mahogany case.
19th century aneroid barometer commemorating Truro Born explorer, Richard Lemon Lander.
19th century barometer commemorating River Niger explorer, Richard Lander.
Henry Hughes and Son Ltd Air meter from Nottingham University Botany dept
Henry Hughes and Son Ltd Air meter from Nottingham University Botany dept
1930's Fowlers Universal Calculator in Presentation Case
1930's Fowlers Universal calculator in presentation case
Francis Barker M88 military compass dual use dial unissued in original cardboard box
Francis Barker M88 military compass dual use dial unissued in original cardboard box
19th century pocket barometer and altimeter signed C.S.S.A. Ltd London W.C.
Victorian pocket barometer and altimeter signed C.S.S.A. Ltd London W.C.
Late 19th century Sikes hydrometer set by Hughes & Son
Late 19th century Sikes hydrometer set by Hughes & Son
19th century Leeds Constabulary police truncheon with leather strap
19th century Leeds Constabulary police truncheon with leather strap.
Antique gimbal mounted Star Boston mariners compass, circa 1910
Antique gimbal mounted Star Boston mariners compass, circa 1910.
Large Negretti & Zambra brass desktop weather forecaster - circa 1920
Large Negretti & Zambra brass desktop weather forecaster - circa 1920.
WWII Hunsicker & Alexis Paris binoculars with Dolland Case
Royal field artillery Bino Prism Binoculars by Hunsicker & Alexis of Paris.

 

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.

Please visit regularly, feel free to browse and if you have any information or knowledge on the items featured, I would appreciate any feedback you care to give.

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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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