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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1837 VR item #863465 (stock #39B14 7715)
A diminutive English Regency period bracket clock with dial signed by Charles Leonard, Church St., Camberwell. Early 19th century. This clock is housed in an ebonized case with architectural details and with gilt brass molding to the inset front panels, pierced brass fish scale side panels with silk backing, a round 5" convex white porcelain dial with painted Roman numerals and with the name "LEONARD Church St. CAMBERWELL"; and is supported on 4 brass ball feet...