Threshing Machine Working Model finished in pink with plate to side 'Cumbria Steam Gathering' 36", 91cm Condition Report: ARR: Categories: Live Steam, Lot Description:, Threshing Machine Working Model, Condition Report:, Condition Report:, ARR:, Categories:, Live Steam
A rare WWII one minute torpedo timer designed by Charles Frodsham, made by Robert North & Sons, Bushey. Numbered: W.2575 A large cased electro-mechanical chronograph used to time the flight of a torpedo. It is thought that 24 were made, there are know examples at the Frodsham Museum London and The Royal Australian Naval Armament Depot.
A pair of Carl Zeiss Jena 8 x 60 binoculars, known as the "Deck Mounted 8 x 60", designed by CZJ for the Navy to be used to search and target aircraft at night. Four filters operated by levers for each eyepiece. Graticule in right-hand ocular. Extendable sunshades. Coated optics. Rubber brow pad marked: D.R.G.M.
Ducati BIMAR Kriegsmarine 10 X 80 Binoculars. A pair of German ex-Navy observation binoculars mounted on a modern aluminium cradle and gimble with vintage adjustable wooden tripod. The tripod manufactured by Wild, Heerbrugg, Switzerland. The binoculars with 20º incline eyepieces so were predominately used for viewing the horizon and up to a 30 degree limit, but were also used to direct fire from the guns. These are marked ‘D.F. 10 X 80, m.schr.Einbl 20°, -0.1 atü, mlr, 00403’. mlr is the secret
A large aluminium domed Van Der Graff generator, powered by a "Parvalux" electric motor. A Van de Graaff generator is an electrostatic generator which uses a moving belt to accumulate electric charge on a hollow metal globe on the top of an insulated column, creating very high electric potentials. It produces very high voltage direct current (DC) electricity at low current levels. It was invented by American physicist Robert J. Van de Graaff in 1929.
A stunning example of a Mid 20th Century German periscope manufactured by the iconic German optics company Carl Zeiss. Manly used during the cold war along the Berlin wall this stunning piece of equipment can used with any room with a view to its full potential but is also a extremely decorative and rare item from the cold war era. They were designed for observational purposes with precision angled prismatic lenses being fully adjustable in height and range of field from 60 degrees above the hor
A good George III period Mahogany, double line and shell inlaid wheel barometer, the 8” dial signed “A.Rivolta, Chester, the whole surmounted with a broken arch pediment. This maker is listed in “English Barometers, 1680 to 1860” by Nicholas Goodison and appears to be part of an illustrious family of Italian immigrant barometer makers. Wheel Barometer with 8 inch dial, mahogany, broken pediment, case inlaid with paterae of coloured woods. FREE UK DELIVERY
A pair of large Fuji "Meibo" 15 x 80 marine binoculars by the Fuji photo optical company of Omiya, Japan. With transport case. These binoculars were produced for naval observation and navigation, and can also be used aboard yachts for fishing, viewing wildlife and astronomy. The specifications are 15 times magnification, 80 mm objective diameter, and a 4 degree field of view, with coated optics.
Collection of Cameras & Lenses including vintage 'Harkette' camera by Kodak, Canon 'Coronet' Cameral No. 910903, Boxed 'Auto Miranda' lens,Yashica lens, Vintage 'Foth' Photo-Plait of Paris Camera, German 'Nettar' Camera in leather case, Halina 35x Camera, and assorted other lenses and accessories. Please see photographs.
An 18th century Louis XVI black painted and giltwood barometer, the painted oval dial inscribed Barometre, signed and dated Mantelly & Rossy 1753, within a molded framed with a beaded border, flanked by a beautifully carved ribbon bound moulding, surmounted by laurel leaves and drapery, the base with a ribbon tied drapery. Matt and burnished gilding. Barometer not on working condition, but a very decorative piece with beautifully aged patina.
A Campbell–Stokes sunshine recorder by Casella of London. The Campbell–Stokes recorder (sometimes called a Stokes sphere) is a kind of sunshine recorder. It was invented by John Francis Campbell in 1853 and modified in 1879 by Sir George Gabriel Stokes. The original design by Campbell consisted of a glass sphere set into a wooden bowl with the sun burning a trace on the bowl. Stokes's refinement was to make the housing out of metal and to have a card holder set behind the sphere. The unit is des
A beautifully decorated pair of French enamel opera glasses, the drums decorated with romantic scenes of lovers in garden setting, the reverse of drums decorated with landscape, brass drums with mother of pearl eye pieces. French, c. 1880. Height closed:2.25 in(5.6 cm) extended c. 3 in (7.5 cm)
A rare barocyclonometer by Henry Hughes & Son of London. Two silvered 7 inches dials mounted on an oval backboard, the left dial is the Northern hemisphere counterclockwise Cyclonometer, the glass opens giving access to the 2 hands. The right hand dial the barometer and thermometer. Barcocyclonometer: a form of aneroid barometer used in conjunction with a dial having adjustable arrows to determine the location and movement of a tropical cyclone. Invented by Meteorologist José María. José María A
A cased Mohr-Westphal density balance. Attributed to Baird & Tatlock of London. For a similar instrument see: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. A Westphal balance (also known as a Mohr balance) is a scientific instrument for measuring the density of liquids.
A pair of 1920's 60 mm "Starmorbi" binoculars by Carl Zeiss Jena, the triple turret has 3 different magnifications, 12, 24 and 42 times, which can changed with the "okularrevolver" mechanism. With original purchase receipt dated 30th of August 1924, El Almendares, Havana, Cuba. Mounted on a WWI British military tripod, by Thomas J. Lock Ltd, dated 1918. Leather case marked: CARL ZEISS JENA STARMORBI Literature: Zeiss Handfernglaser 1919-1946, Modelle - Merkmale - Mythos, by Hans Seeger. Pages: 5
Antique Victorian Oak Banjo Barometer having a lovely oak case with moulded decoration with a thermometer and a nine inch silver dial. Perfect working order and lovely condition. 11" x 2" x 35" High. Internal Ref: 0300 Dimensions Height = 90 cm (36") Width = 27 cm (11") Depth = 6 cm (3")
SONY HANDY CAM WITH CARL ZEISS VARSO-TESSAR 23 X OPTICAL LENS TOGETHER WITH CANNON 8mm VIDEO CAMCORDER IN ORIGINAL BOX, BOXED SUPER 8 AND SINGLE 8 CINE PROJECTOR, SLIDE PROJECTOR AND SCREEN AND A BRAUN 8 SUPER CASSETTE MOVIE CAMERA IN CASE
An early 20th century brass parallel ruler with rollers by Stanley, Great Turnstile, Holborn, London. In original fitted mahogany box. William F. Stanley of Great Turnstile, Holborn. (Mathematical, Drawing and Surveying Instruments) established in 1853.