A two piece mahogany Stethoscope, circa 1840-1850. The Stethoscope has an unscrewed ear-piece ( with a small Crack). The ear piece of the stethoscope is darker than the stem in case of the light influence on the mahogany wood. In good condition and the ear- and chestpiece has a diameter of 5,2 cm with a length of 23 cm.
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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.