Wilmar Schwabe “homöopatische Central Apotheke”.Leipzig circa 1890, veneered and inlaid wooden case with space for 48 small and 16 bigger glass vials with globules, original description “Homöopathische Central-Apotheke Dr. Willmar Schwabe Leipzig.” in the lid with the 64 bottle description. Size approx. 22 x 13 x 10,5 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.