The recorder was signed by casella london, made in england, number 6216. This sunrecorder was stolen out my shop on the 22th marz of 2008 and came back in my collection because it was in an Auction by Derksen Auctions in feb 2022. The last owner bought it on a market and the thief take of the sign and number what you can see on website page https://www.vanleestantiques.com/product/sunrecorder-casella/. Measurements 17 x 17 x 18 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.