All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1970 item #1346160 (stock #5422)
Elegant, vintage, lady's, Rolex 18k yellow gold watch. The bracelet is 6.5" long. Watch face measures 16.5mm x 12.5mm. Condition of this beautiful, manual watch is very good. Weight is 28.5 grams. Back of the watch is marked 18k 0750. Watch will fit small wrist only. One owner, no papers, or box.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1980 item #1346061 (stock #5418)
Elegant, lady's, Piaget 18k yellow gold and diamond watch with malachite dial. The bracelet is 6.5" long. Watch face measures 20mm x 17mm. Condition of this beautiful manual watch is excellent. Weight is 61.6 grams. Back of the watch is marked with company hallmark, and # 9814A6, 301714. Watch will fit small wrist only. One owner, no papers, or box.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1920 item #1331934 (stock #7244)
An Edwardian 14K white and yellow gold rod link watch chain from the 1910 1920 era. It measures 13-1/2" long, the links alternate from elongated diamond shaped in yellow gold with rectangular lined white gold links and it has a swivel and springring clasp. The links are of hollow construction and this fine chain is is stamped 14K on the jump rings and on the inside of the swivel...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1331873 (stock #1083)
Beautiful Antique Chinese embroidered skirt. 79 inches width x 36 inches height
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1900 item #1303087 (stock #7119)
A Victorian 9k rose gold watch chain & fob with a seal end 1897. This 4" fob chain and 3/4" long seal are fully hallmarked - it is all solid gold. The 9/16" x 7/16" seal has a full set of hallmarks for Birmingham, England 1897 (probably, since the year date is slightly worn); each link is stamped 9 .375, and the swivel is stamped as well. The seal has a fancy Gothic THC monogram and this well made watch chain weighs 10.9 grams...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1300646 (stock #474ai)
In red velvet lined rosewood case, this brass microscope is in the style of Benjamin Martin, and dates to the mid nineteenth century. Most of the original pieces are included, and the microscope is in working condition. There is an old solder repair along the side of the rack and pinion, which is visible in the photos. Unsigned, it is likely English. The case is in good condition, with a few light splits in the wood, and both the top cartouche and key escutcheon are mother of pearl...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Brass : Pre 1960 item #1237512 (stock #7028)
A vintage Waterloo Academy clarinet in its original fitted 1930s-50s style hardbody case, complete with an Evette and Schaeffer France mouthpiece and six new packaged reeds. All pieces are present, all valves and springs are operational, and all pieces save the mouthpiece are stamped WATERLOO ACADEMY (possibly Waterloo, Ontario, Canada). We don't play the clarinet and we aren't sure of its key however all pieces appear to be present...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Pre 1950 item #1232805 (stock #7015)
A vintage single row 10 button plus 5 bass button German maade Hohner accordion or melodeon. This example features ornate gold stencilling on the black patinated wood, orange bellows and a pierced chrome plated grille. This unit is clean and fully functional (and LOUD) and the straps and bellows are in superb condition...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1910 item #1228022 (stock #6997)
A late Victorian original gilt cast metal standup 11" desk or table thermometer complete with a cherub and fancy swing-out foot. It has a loop for hanging on a wall and the original mercury thermometer is intact and working fine. It is SIGNED B&H 3590 on the back, and it is in very good condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor gilding loss and the loss of some of the silvering on the dial. We kind of like the BLOOD HEAT label...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1930 item #1212813 (stock #6954)
A Cameron Surgical Supply Co surgical lamp full kit circa 1920. This unusual and early electric surgical lamp set is by the Cameron Surgical Specialty Company which was famous for their pioneering surgical and medical diagnostic and surgical lamps. This is the full kit with fittings for the ear, eye, various orifices and the odd cavity, including the head-mounted lamp as well. It includes the original 15 x 12" plush fitted case with almost the full array of original equipment...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1206687 (stock #39B14 12274)
Early parlor Kaleidoscope manufactured by Charles G. Bush, Providence, Rhode Island. Circa 1873. Size: 13.5 inches height x 10 inches length x 6 inches base diameter. Excellent original condition and fully operational. Charles Bush is credited with the design for the first parlor kaleidoscope in America and was granted two patents in 1873 and 1874. He manufactured these instruments in Providence, RI and Claremont, NH...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1182182 (stock #M1202)
Offered is a wonderful, vintage pharmacy advertising sign from a bygone era.

This fabulous 19th century sign is constructed of heavy gauge brass and sports incised lettering "PRESCRIPTION DRUGGIST" as well as complimentary Victorian stylized detailing.

This visually striking sign measures 17.5 inches wide x 24 inches high and weighs nearly 8 pounds. There are 10 holes drilled into the sign designed to support wall mounting...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1920 item #1180235 (stock #6843)
A fine quality lady's gold filled engraved hunter case pocket watch by Regina. Trade marked by the Omega Watch Company in 1911, this example has a serial number corresponding to the period btween 1913 and 1916...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1970 item #1168870 (stock #6809)
A vintage retro high quality Swiss stainless steel wristwatch by Shriro. This 1-1/4" diameter wristwatch features a Speidel expansion band, a cool textured rayed off-white face, and gold coloured hands and numbers. The face is marked BARRS SHOCK-PROTECTED 17 JEWELS, the back is marked ANTIMAGNETIC WATERRESISTANT ALL STAINLESS STEEL BEZEL STEEL BACK with three stars and OMEX on the interior. The works are marked SHRIRO WATCH INC 17 JEWELS SWISS MADE ADJUSTED. This watch runs and keeps time an...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1910 item #1154683 (stock #6768)
A rare late Victorian Page or Plato clock, fully hallmarked for London, England 1901. This mechanical marvel features celluloid leaves with handpainted numerals, the top dial for hours and the bottom for minutes. The mechanism flips each page over to tell the time, and it has a round case in sterling silver. Seen occasionally in brass and in lesser metals, silver is very rare and would have been extremely expensive in its day. It has bun feet, a handle and a cylinder of very thin glass for a...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 2000 item #1130728 (stock #51)
Very unique and funny cast iron dentist bank
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1950 item #1126848 (stock #22)
Very unique and beautiful American Western saddle , possible silver logo. most likely a Texas company cowboy / roping horn saddle with standard "tooling" design - desert plants , patina on silver tag on back of seat . Appears small , possibly for a child or teen.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1910 item #1125870 (stock #6669)
A C.M. Von Valkenburg Petrolia gold filled pocket watch circa 1900. This 2" across stem-wind pocket watch has a porcelain dial with a single sunk seconds dial and blued hands. It is printed with C.M. VON VALKENBURG PETROLIA (Ontario, Canada) on the face, and the 1-5/8" across works has nice damascening. The works are marked ADJUSTED 2 POSITIONS 17 JEWELS 3876866. We haven't identified the works however the regulator resembles that of Howard or Ball watches. The case is stamped BANNER GOLD F...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1089525 (stock #M1069)
A very nice early 1900's Veterinary medicine lithographed tin from The Newton Horse Remedy Co. Toledo, Ohio. This is the very rare small version of this neat tin that also mentions the 1906 Food and Drugs Act.

This very colorful and graphic Victorian era medicine tin has a wonderful and graphic image of a horse, sulky and driver. All 4 sides are packed with details, directions, price and a sales pitch.

The tin is 4.25 inches tall and 3.5 inches wide. The tin has some minimal denting, ...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1076801 (stock #J1073)
Offered is a complete Civil War Era traveling Doctor Medicine Case recently acquired from an estate in New Hampshire. The supple leather case houses 20 corked vials sporting vintage paper labels including some with partial contents. The condition is very good considering the age. There are minor areas where a mouse nibbled on an edge and some unobtrusive areas of loss due to ancient tiny insects nibbling on the strap.

The leather case measures 6"L x 4"W x 1.5"H and the corked bottles are jus...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1950 item #1019825 (stock #40F75 104)
World War II era Hamilton Navigator's chronograph watch, Model 23, housed in an original U.S. Army metal canister carrying case with round viewing window, manufactured by George H. Adamson, of Tecumseh, Michigan. Circa 1942-1943. This watch was used by the U.S. Army Air Corps as a navigation watch and bomb timer. It comes in its protective metal canister with spring cushion support mechanism. These cases are rarely found and were given to the navigators of various types of bombers and troop ...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1018555 (stock #M1047)
The inhalation of medicinal vapors was common practice during the late 19th and early 20th century. Inhaling devices came in many shapes and forms. This very decorative and functional inhaler was very popular during that period. I have seen an earlier and rare, boxed VapoCresolene example from the 1870's, and it was not as decorative as this lovely late-Victorian-styled inhaler. It is complete and comes with it's very detailed box which sports information on its many merits.

The box measures ...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1910 item #1012384 (stock #6376)
An early and unusual pair of c1900 direct reading micrometers by J.T. Slocomb of Providence, Rhode Island. These 6-1/2" long hand-held thickness gauges are similar to the standard shaft-read micrometers except they have an indicator disc and pointer indicating the depth of the measured item (in this case probably sheet metal). They are painted cast iron with machined brass shafts and dials; they are each stamped with the maker's name on the shafts. One has an applied black marking disc with ...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #996222 (stock #38B69 1236)
Rare carriage clock by the Vermont Clock Co., Fair Haven, VT. Brass case with beveled glass panels on all sides and carrying handle. 8-day movement with engine turned, decorated steel back plate. Rectangular porcelain dial with Roman numerals in black and minute divisions. Condition: excellent running condition; minor chip to porcelain at top left corner of dial (barely noticeable when viewed from the front view). Size: 6 inches ht. with handle extended x 3 inches wide x 2 5/8 inches deep.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1940 item #975996 (stock #M1032)
A rarely found Antique Medical Teaching Display entitled "BODYSCOPE" by Ralph H. Segal, Copyright 1935.

This marvelous piece of medical ephemera is quite large, measuring approximately 20" by 15 7/8" and is constructed in a hard-bound, book format with four interior pages. The condition is quite good with the expected, minimal wear of an early teaching aid. The interior pages and the exterior binding are solid.

The four primary, highly colorful, and well-detailed teaching models on eac...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #975705 (stock #40F52 LP92)
A Northern Plains native American pipe with a carved Catlinite bowl and original twisted reed stem. Circa 1870-80. Overall length: 30". The twisted stem has brass tack decoration at the bowl end and attaches to an elbow shaped red Catlinite pipe bowl. Excellent condition, except for a hole in the twisted reed stem.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1800 item #961149 (stock #40E81 157)
American Revolutionary War era military style wooden canteen. 19th century. Oak hand carved staves held together by four horizontal hand forged iron bands and two vertical bands; two iron rings and hand forged nails. A keg form canteen with two holes in the top; and with two iron carrying rings for a sling. Condition is very good; the upper most iron band is loose. Dimensions: 8" high x 8.5" wide x 5" deep.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1940 item #957023 (stock #M1030)
This is a visually-appealing, painted, tin sign advertising "CAVANAUGH'S WONDER COLIC REMEDY". An added feature is that the sign is a horse specific medicine - rare in any market! This difficult-to-find sign is in good condition; it shows modest paint loss and a few bends and scuffs but displays quite well.

Measures 20 inches long x 14 inches wide and is ready for your collection. There is embossing in the words "CAVANAUGH'S WONDER COLIC REMEDY". Created by the Baltimore Sign Co. and dating ...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #942596 (stock #J1048)
Offered is an exquisite pair of 1890's, cobalt blue, label-under-glass, poison, apothecary bottles. Measuring 5 inches high, these beauties are in fine condition with some faint and unobtrusive manufacturing flaws.

The lighter blue bottle is embossed "W.T. & CO." on the base. The dark blue bottle has a faint, double stamped mark. Together they make a wonderful pair waiting for a place in your collection.

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1950 item #941847 (stock #gam-129)
Vintage steel frame NAUTICAL DISTANCE INSTRUMENT made in GERMANY mid twentieth century used to measure Nautical Miles, Statute Miles, Kilometers, one inch to one mile on maps, having English on one side. The other side in French Inches to Miles or Versies, Centimeters to Kilometers, rotating disc at base corresponds to movable needle, measuring distance on maps. Measuremants: 3"x 1 1/8" Condition is excellent.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1950 item #941841 (stock #gam-128)
World War II US Artillery Compass manufactured for the Army by The KALART Company, comprising textured painted metal with applied enamel brass label marked COMPASS, M2, NO. G.H.D. THE KALART COMPANY INC. STAMFORD CONN, no serial number. Opens to reveal bubble for checking level and sighting mirror. Measurements: 3"x 2 3/4"x 1 1/4" Excellent condition with minor flaking.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #930450 (stock #M1014)
Offered is an extraordinarily decorative pair of late 19th century, English, Arsenic and Opium, apothecary shelf bottles.

The amethyst glass poison bottle is labeled "LIQ:ARSEN: or ARSENIC, and the cobalt bottle is labeled "EXT:PAPAV:LIQ" - the abbreviation for the Latin PAPAVER which is an OPIUM alkaloid.

Each narrow-neck bottle features a gorgeous, faceted, ground-glass stopper that enhances the appearance of this lovely cobalt and amethyst pair!

The bottles also feature stunning, hand...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #927974 (stock #M1012)
Offered is a extremely rare, 19th century, pharmacy apparatus for filling and sealing cachets which generally contained bitter "curative" powders.

This device is French and is called the CHAPIREAU'S CACHETEUR. The box houses fillers, compressors, a moistening dish, and an automatic handle used for holding and ejecting the filled cachet. Additionally, the 12 nickel-plated molds are housed on the underside of the box lid.

The maple box measures 9.5"L x 4.5"W x 3"H, and the automatic handle is...

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #924271 (stock #M1017)
Offered is a seldom found, 19th century, drug store "tool of the trade" known as a tablet sorter. Made of wood, this pharmacist or druggist implement shows appropriate wear and patina commensurate with its age and use.

Diminutively sized, this tablet sorter is easily placed anywhere for display, measuring just 6" L x 6" W x 1.5" H.

A rare piece and a must-have for the advanced collector of early drugstore or apothecary items!

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1930 item #924000 (stock #M1328)
Offered for sale is a stunning pair of 1920's, Art Deco, Apothecary Show Globes.

These beautiful pharmacy displays are in very nice, all-original condition including the sculptured glass corked stoppers (the stoppers are taped in place in the photos for safety only--the stoppers fit perfectly)!!

The globes measure about 21 inches high and are capable of holding the colored water of your choice!

The condition of the aluminum stands shows some wear and faint pitting commensurate with age....

All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1970 item #886457
Accutron Spaceview by Bulova, in harder to find bronze face. The asymmetric case is SOLID 14KT YELLOW GOLD. Marked M7 made in 1967. Watch measures 40mm long by 35mm wide. In excellent running condition. Has new strap, will come with a new battery.