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Compensated Pocket Aneroid Barometer by C.W. Dixey & Son
19th Century Pocket Barometer with thermometer by C.W. Dixey & Son
Early 19th century 3 draw marine telescope circa 1830

Early 19th century 3 draw marine telescope circa 1830

Dennison WW1 period hunter cased pocket compass

Dennison WW1 period hunter cased pocket compass

1845 Victorian baluster truncheon engraved 'VR 45'

1845 Victorian baluster truncheon engraved 'VR 45'

19th Century Francis Barker compass retailed by Hirsbrunner & Co Shanghai
19th Century Francis Barker compass retailed by Hirsbrunner & Co Shanghai
19th century Holosteric Barometer with thermometer signed G.H & C Gowland, Sunderland
Antique Holosteric Barometer by G.H &C. Gowland, Sunderland circa 1870.
Negretti and Zambra London anemometer in leather case
Negretti and Zambra London anemometer in leather case
Fowlers pocket Long Scale type R X
calculator in case

Fowlers pocket Long Scale type R X
calculator in case

Broadhurst Clarkson 3 draw field telescope retailed by H Salanson & Co.
Broadhurst Clarkson 3 draw field telescope
retailed by H Salanson & Co.
Ships bulkhead barometer with silvered aluminium dial and carries the name John Barker & Co Ltd, Kensington
John Barker Ships barometer used as prop in 2007 Celebrity Big Brother TV show
J H Steward WW1 MK I Angle of Sight instrument, dated 1916
J H Steward WW1 MK I Angle of Sight instrument, dated 1916
Early 20th century pocket barometer & altimeter with case
Early 20th century pocket barometer & altimeter with case

 

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.

If you are after any specific item that is not on the site, do contact me as I often have a good stock of unlisted items. (I tend to buy more than I should!)

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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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