Assayer’s Kit August Lingke & Co, dovetailed Mahogany case with collection of instruments, C 1865, Freiburg, Germany Label reads in part “August Lingke & Co in Freiburg” Upper fitted velvet-lined tray with bone scale marked as above. Second layer reveals a hinged box with a selection of tools and instruments, third layer having brass platform and brass balance scale in a fitted box. Lower section with colorless glass jars holding appropriate chemicals for the testing of ores and minerals. Size width 11 3/4 ” x depth 8 3/4 ” and height 7 3/4″
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Paul J Decoste
Based in West Newbury, Massachusetts, Paul J DeCoste has been in business since 1974, dealing in Scientific and Marine items. He has sourced important scientific instruments for major museums, including the Smithsonian, Harvard, and the Peabody Essex Museum. Paul also specialises in Americana and early metals, glass and pottery. Paul is a member of the Antique Dealers Association of America, all items are guaranteed genuine and as described.