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18th Century BURUCKER MAGNETIC GAME

18th Century BURUCKER MAGNETIC GAME" THE FUNNY ZIP LINE - DIE WITZIGE TIROLERIN Exceptional German magnetic game circa 1790 made by Wilhelm BURUCKER in Nuremberg. Game of questions answers a little divinatory. Complete and in working order in very good used condition for its age 15 x 15 x 4.5cm---------------------------------- "JEU MAGNETIQUE XVIIIème BURUCKER" LA DROLE DE TYROLIENNE - DIE WITZIGE TIROLERIN Exceptionnel jeu magnetique allemand vers 1790 fabriqué par Wilhelm BURUCKER à Nuremberg. Jeu de questions réponses un peu divinatoires. Complet et en état de fonctionnement dans Read More...

Cased brass sighting level by Boehm dated 1797

A cased brass sighting level by Andreas Boehme dated 1797. Made for establishing horizontal measures by hanging the instrument on a line, these were used in surveying and mining and were sometimes affixed to instruments such as the graphometer or theodolite to establish level planarity.  Contained within original case with makers signature and stamps, original plumb bob with historic thread, and fine patina, the instrument features the typical German punched numbering of the 18th century. Andreas Boehm is mentioned by Read More...

Nuremberg-type tripod microscope by IM, ca.1780

Please refer to the many photos for condition issues. Shipping will be made with much care about protection and careful wrapping because these instruments are incredibly fragile. Please refer to my website: https://www.microscopehistory.com/nuremberg-tripod for a detailed discussion about these microscopes, their history, and their dating. Read More...

A GOOD WOODEN NUREMBERG MICROSCOPE

A good wooden Nuremberg microscope of the rarer shape “a chapelle”. Late 18th-early 19th century   Dimension: 21,5cm (8 ½”) close; 28cm (11”) extended.   This microscope is made entirely in wood with the exception of the body tube, draw-tube and eyepiece which are cardboard covered with paper and capped with wooden rings. Screwed eye-cap and objective screwed cover are present. It has an eye lens, field lens and objective.   It comes together a wooden slide with 3 preparates.   Rare model of the famous wooden Nuremberg microscope toys, Read More...

Wax dissected head model

A German wax sagitaal dissected model of the head, Circa 1910. It showing nerves, arteries, veins and muscles of the head with paper numbered labels.   Read More...

Bock Steger skin model

An early Bock-Steger Skin model. The model is in good condition. After collaborating with Carl Ernst Bock, Franz Josef Steger (1845-1938) also worked with the professor Wilhelm His (1831-1904). Before these collaborations, his earlier models are signed Franz Joseph Steger.  The piece is not signed by F.J. Steger; So I believe that the model is made under his collaboration with C. E. Bock. Therfor this model is dated circa 1870- 1874.   Read More...

Struycken monochord

The Struycken monochord instrument was used for the hearing limit for air- and boneconductivity. The box is signed by “struycken-h. Pfau, Berlin”. It is about 1900 and in rather good condition. Measurements 57 cm x 17 cm x 2,5 cm. Read More...

Beringer Type Portable Cube Sundial Polyhedral Cubic

Polyhedral David Beringer (1756-1821) type cubic sun dial, circa 1900Printed and hand-colored paper on wood; cube with five gnomons, Mounted on a turned column rising from the square base with a compass, Dials on the top surface and all four vertical sides ; Base decorated, card compass printed and hand-colored. Unclear signature within a wreath on the North face.Two nickel gnomons replaced otherwise all original and in very good sound condition, noting light wear and staining to the paper.75mm Read More...

Brass German Tischbarometer by C.P.Goerz

Free Standing Brass Mystery Tischbarometer by C.P.Goerz,the glass dial is in French.The barometer is working fine. Read More...

~EUROPEAN DESK/TRAVELLING BRASS COMPASS/SUNDIAL ON WOODEN PLINTH~

Pleasing decorative design with ornate folding gnomen on a wooden plinth and four brass bun feet. Eight cardinal points (East marked O-German, David Beringer ???), blued and steel floating compass needle points North, black plinth (ebony?), original glass. Measuring 5.5 cm. square, plinth is 6.5 cm. square, hour ring with Roman numerals (morning IIII-XII and afternoon/evening XII-VIII), ornate chiselling of brasswork screwed down to the plinth on the corners, The black card (faux leather) case with three roses decorating Read More...

Wheatstone bridge with the makers name E.Leybolds Germany

Wheatstone bridge with the makers name E.Leybolds Germany Also with the plaque of seller P.J.Kipp & sons Delft Holland ca 100 years old  Size of the ebonised wooden base plate 65 X 14 cm In completely intact and working condition, will be well packaged and sent by registered mail, no extra shipping costs Read More...

Seibert im Wetzlar, Microscope Stativ IV, Ca. 1890

The microscope of choice for many researchers: In 1876, Dr. Robert Koch (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1905) purchased a microscope of the IV model seen here for his research of the Anthrax bacteria and photomicrography after advice from his friend and mentor, Ferdinand Julius Cohn (1828-1889). During his work, Koch was involved with many microscope improvements in lighting and resolution and became the first physician to use an oil immersion lens, the Abbe condenser, and photomicrography of bacteria. In Read More...