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Dorotheum auction: this Wednesday

A reminder that the next Dorotheum auction of instruments, models and globes is this Wednesday: catalogue available here. A rare 17th/18th century Miner’s compass brass, with engraved 12 hour scales   Read More...

Charles Miller, Dorotheum auctions, Delalande exhibition

Two of the more exciting sales this season are at Dorotheum and Charles Miller. Dorotheum’s catalogue is now live and available here. Highlights include (as usual) the globes, including an elegant pair of 18th-century Swedish globes.   Other items that caught our eye (ahem) were this anatomical model, and an early miner’s compass. Meanwhile, the date of Charles Miller’s next sale is announced as November 5th. Details to be added to this page shortly. Finally, Galerie Delalande invite you to join them at Read More...

Antique Instruments Fair: Sept 21, Olympia

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Euvrard & Fabre auction, Wednesday 5 December

Euvrard & Fabre’s latest science and maritime auction is this Wednesday, December 5th. Click here for a complete listing of all lots. Highlights include an important Chevalier horizontal microscope, a rare Charles Dien demonstration armillary, a Carpenter microscope with the scarce descriptive pamphlet, and an exceptional Lenoir slide rule. Read More...

Nosbüsch & Stucke auction, 9–10 November 2018

The forthcoming Nosbüsch & Stucke auction features 132 ‘Science and Natural History’ lots, including globes, telescopes, surveying instruments and teaching models. View the complete listing here. Read More...

Latest Auction News

Flints London sale Fine Instruments of Science & Medicine is on Wednesday 31st October 2018 and the printed catalogue is out now. The online catalogue appears on the-saleroom.com and Invaluable . Charles Miller’s Maritime & Scientific Models, Instruments and Art sale is on Tuesday 6th November, the catalogue is out now, also available on the-saleroom.com and Invaluable. Bonhams Gentlemen’s Library Sale will be held on 30th January 2019. The closing date for entries is 30th November 2018. Read More...

Latest Fair and Auction News

Flints London sale Fine Instruments of Science & Medicine is on 26th April and the catalogue is out now. Charles Miller’s Maritime & Scientific Models, Instruments and Art Sale is on 1st May and the catalogue is out now. The Scientific Instrument Society are taking over the London Scientific Instrument Fair. The fair will be held courtesy of the Company of Scientific Instrument Makers at Glaziers Hall in London on 8th July 2018. Bonhams London sale Instruments of Science and Technology will Read More...

Auctions and Other Events – Spring Season

7th February 2018 – Scientific Instrument Society visit to the Whipple Museum 14th February 2018 – Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Sale (good instrument section) 1st March 2018 – Flints General Scientific, Medical and Photographica Sale 26th  April 2018 – Flints Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments 1st May 2018 –  Charles Miller Maritme & Scientific Models, Instruments & Art Read More...

Happy New Year

Fleaglass wishes all our customers a Happy New Year, and we hope you all find some antique treasures in 2018. As soon as we can confirm some dates we will put our Spring Events Calendar on this page. Read More...

Flints 23rd November Sale

Flints are having their third sale of the season, a General Sale featuring Cameras, Scientific and Medical Instruments, and Early Technology, 436 lots in total.  The catalogue, and live internet bidding are available on the-saleroom.com . This time the sale will be held in Reading, Berkshire. Flints welcome room bidders and phone bidders, and commission bids can also be left directly with the auctioneers. Flints have also made available a 25 page catalogue, which can be downloaded as a pdf Read More...

Auctions & Other Events – The Autumn Season 2017

Flints – London 21st September – Fine Instruments of Science & Medicine Dorotheum – Vienna  28th September – Antique Scientific Instruments and Globes – Cameras The Scientific Instrument Fair – London 22nd October Bonhams – London 31st October – Important Instruments of Science & Technology Charles Miller – London 7th November – Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art Scientific Instrument Society – London 10th November – Turner Memorial Lecture (details to be announced) Flints – London 24th November – Collector’s Sale (Scientific & Medical Read More...

Fleaglass Commission Sales discontinued

Fleaglass no longer take sales on a commission  basis.. It has proved difficult to continue to provide the resources for this service, Anyone wishing to sell antique scientific or medical instruments – or early technology – has a wide choice.  All the auction houses advertised on Fleaglass offer an excellent service. All Fleaglass dealers are keen to buy, and you can contact any one of them directly by completing the “Ask the Dealer” form you will find on the page of Read More...