Becker comparator, C 1860

Becker comparator, C 1860

Stock Number: 301003 B

€ 630,-


121 cm long


C 1860

Country of manufacture


Categories: Scientific, Calculating


An Antique length comparator or Becker-comparator in original sheath. It is a calibration instrument from 1850-1870 and signed bij G. Becker Arnhem. The comparator belongs to the museum “kamer van het ijkmuseum”. Length 121 cm.

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.