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19th century ships gimbal mounted compass in mahogany case

19th century ships gimbal mounted compass in mahogany case

WW2 Scout Regiment MK II field telescope by Broadhurst Clarkson

WW2 Scout Regiment MK II field telescope by Broadhurst Clarkson

Antique pocket barometer with compass & thermometer circa 1870’s
Antique pocket barometer with compass & thermometer circa 1870s
Negretti & Zambra high altitude pocket barometer & altimeter to 20,000 feet

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

Post WW1 signalling telescope by Dollond London

Post WW1 signalling telescope by Dollond London

Large Negretti & Zambra brass desktop weather forecaster - circa 1920
Large Negretti & Zambra brass desktop weather forecaster - circa 1920
Rare Fowlers Scientific Publishing Company Calculator circa 1910

Rare Fowlers Scientific Publishing Company Calculator circa 1910

19th century Sikes hydrometer set by T O Buss with book of spirit tables

19th century Sikes hydrometer set by T O Buss with book of spirit tables

Genuine Stanley London pocket sextant with extending telescope

Genuine Stanley London pocket sextant with extending telescope

Britannic 2 draw field telescope by Broadhurst Clarkson & Co Ltd

Early 19th century French brass cased compass signed BURON PARIS

Early 19th century French brass cased compass signed BURON PARIS

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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