Scientific Instruments

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We specialise in the more decorative scientific instruments which can make interesting focal points in the modern home.

Delivery of scientific instruments is free in England and Wales and we will be pleased to arrange packing and shipping of any item, to anywhere in the world.

We also have some good books for sale on barometers and barographs and also on sundials.

Last updated 7 December 2018

Clockmaker's sector

Clockmaker's sector

A rare clockmaker's sector, with a tangent screw for fine adjustment, dating from the second half of the 19th century. The sector is unsigned.

Price: SOLD

(Stock No.: C1178)


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Richard & Henry Frankham, London c1845

Richard & Henry Frankham, London c1845

A mahogany bow-front stick barometer with thermometer, signed on the silvered register plates Frankham 12 Wilson Stt Grays Inn Rd London.

The barometer has a boxwood cistern; the scale is calibrated from 27 to 31 inches of mercury and is fitted with a vernier operated by a bone knob. The mahogany veneered case which conceals the tube has a turned and ebonised cistern cover and curved glass over the pressure and temperature scales.


Price: 5,200

(Stock No.: C1076)


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English Scientific Barometer c1850

English Scientific Barometer c1850

A rare mid-nineteenth century scientific barometer with a large diameter tube and a movable scale so that the zero position may be accurately set to the level of mercury in the short limb.

The barometer and a thermometer are mounted on a mahogany backboard.

Price: 5,500

(Stock No.: C958)


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