Wooden French Standard meter

Wooden French Standard meter

Stock Number: 380502 B

€ 1150,-

Dimensions

100 x 7,5 x 7,5 cm

Circa

first half 19th C

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Technology, Scales Weights & Measures, Tools

Description

A French wooden standard meter with brass cover plates on the end. First part 19th Century. The standard meter has two sides a scale in cm. Signed with “Metre-Juban-St. Etienne” and miscellaneous year hallmarks. See pictures and dimensions 7.5 x 7.5 x 100 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.