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3 Scientific optical devices mirrors,lenses

3 Scientific optical devices mirrors, to get an impression of the dimensions the large round disc with pyramids in the middle has a diameter of 35 cm They come from the former property of a high school in the Netherlands and are about 100 years old The price is for the 3 together, if you are interested in 1 instrument separately, please send an email Will be shipped well packaged Read More...

A prism box with seven lenses of various forms

A prism box with seven lenses of various forms and two other fittings, one with 2 mirror sides in the original box dimensions of the box 29 X 19 cm the lenses are approx. 9 mm thick set is ca 100 years old Read More...

Brass protractor forming a square signed Dominicus Lusuerg F. Romae. 1705

Brass protractor forming a square signed “Dominicus Lusuerg F. Romae. 1705 “. The upper side has three scales: – An angle scale graduated from 0 to 180 degrees (this scale straddles the protractor and the vertical side of the square) – A polygon scale graduated from 4 to 12 clockwise and anti-clockwise – A scale of equal parts called “Scala” graduated from 0 to 50 The lower side is engraved with a floral decoration and a grotesque and bears the signature “Dominicus Read More...

Miniature Terrestrial globe Signed Lebegue , Tripod Iron foot

Interesting and rare miniature terrestrial globe signed Lebégue in Bruxelles. Diameter :   10 Cm  H : 17,5 Cm Very good original condition. Read More...

Rare perpetual calendar combining a sundial and a nocturnal made in The Netherlands at the 18th century

Perpetual calendar of circular shape in silver and brass forming a perpetual calendar and sundial/nocturnal. It is composed of a mobile disc with openings and a mobile arm folding out on each side. A suspension ring keeps the instrument in a vertical position which has a hole in the centre. All the sides are entirely engraved with several scales and inscriptions. The upper side with the inscription “CALENDARIUM PERPETUUM” interspersed with a floral decoration corresponds to the perpetual calendar and Read More...

ENT set by H. Reiner, Wien. C 1900

An ENT set manufactured by H. Reiner, Vienna, C 1900. In the original wooden case, signed on the inside of the lid with H. Reiner contains a bone handle in which nine different instruments can be placed. In good condition and the dimensions of the case are 11 x 4.5 x 2 cm. Look for shop information on www.vanleestantiques.com  Read More...

Medical artificial ivory (Cellulose ) doctor’s doll

An early 20th century artificial ivory (Cellulose ) doctor’s doll A Chinese medical doll, also called a diagnostic doll or “doctor’s wife”, is a type of small figurine of a female figure, traditionally used in China and parts of Asia as a diagnostic aid.6 inches long (15.5 cm) HistoryIn China, the dolls have been recorded as far back as the Ming Dynasty, with some still seeing use in the 1950s. During this time, the prevailing attitude of female modesty made Read More...

22 paper models of crystal, 20th century

Set of twenty-two 3D crystal forms models, Czech Republic, 20th century. An uncommon collection of twenty-two educational models of crystals, used for teaching crystallography in 3 dimensions. Some dents and traces of glue ; one model has one edge cut. Size : between 8 and 18cm lenght. Read More...

A Celestial Globe by Joseph Juettner (1775-1848), published by Schoeninger in Vienna

A Celestial Globe by Joseph Juettner (1775-1848), published by SchoeningerPrague and Vienna, c. 1850, „Himmels-Kugel / auf welcher der Stand / der Gestirne für den / 1. Jänner 1850 / vorgestellt / ist.“ – „Bearbeitet / zu Prag / im Jahre / 1824.“The globe is made up of 12 colored paper gores and two polar calottes on papermache sphere, turned wood stand.Diameter c. 31 cm (1 Wiener Fuß). Himmelsglobus von Josef Jüttner (1775-1848), verlegt bei Schöninger WienPrag und Wien um Read More...

The first printed Hungarian terrestrial Globe – the BATTHYÁNY-NAGY-BILLER Globe

The first printed Hungarian terrestrial Globe – the BATTHYÁNY-NAGY-BILLER Globe published in Vienna 1840 „Elso magyar / FÖLDTEKE / a’ legújabb kútfök után / atméröje 316,5 millimètre / BECS 1840, / metszette BILLER. (First Hungarian globe after the most recent sources, diameter 316,5 millimeters, Vienna 1840, engraved by Biller).The globe is made up of 18 printed paper segments and two polar calottes on papermache/plaster sphere, divided brass meridian circle, original four-legged ebonized wood stand with horizon. This exceptional globe is one of c. Read More...

~A GOOD EUROPEAN MINER’S COMPASS-32 HOURS, c.1830~

A good silvered miner’s compass divided into 32 hours with four cardinal points. The four engraved points are NW, NE, SW, SE with North at 24 hours and South at 8 hours. Each hour representing 11.25 degrees and are further subdivided on the raised hour ring. European in origin but made for the English market, the construction of the hinges and hooks of the mahogany case would indicate it is of early construction c.1830. The 8 cm. silvered dial Read More...

~EDWARDIAN COPY OF A COMPASS MICROSCOPE~

A good (albeit early 20th century) copy of a compass microscope with a turned bone handle. All brass construction, excellent optics (5X mag.), good clear image with the moveable pin at an angle of 30 degrees. Bone handle has a few shrinkage cracks but they are stable. 6 3/4 inches long with a 1 inch diameter biconcave lens in brass surround. (17.5 x 2.5 cm). Read More...