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Sestrel gimbal mounted marine compass by Henry Browne & Son, in Oak case
WW2 Scout Regiment telescope by H C Ryland & Son.
WW2 MK II 's Scout Regiment telescope by H C Ryland & Son.
Pre WW2 MK VII Hunter cased pocket compass with later RAF Germany insignia badge
WW1 Dennison MKVI Officers pocket compass dated 1917
Unsigned Broadhurst Clarkson 3 draw field telescope
Unsigned Broadhurst Clarkson 3 draw
field telescope 25x magnification
Francis Barker M-73 prismatic compass mils version with Pattern 58 canvas pouch
Francis Barker M-73 prismatic compass mils version with Pattern 58 canvas pouch
Mid 19th century pocket compass circa 1860 in
fishskin covered case
Mid 19th century pocket compass circa 1860 in fishskin covered case
Victorian pocket barometer made by Short & Mason, signed James Lucking & Co
Rare WW1 Officer of the Watch telescope by Clarkson & Co.
Rare WW1 Naval Officer of the Watch
telescope by Clarkson & Co.
Rare Type A Otis King's model K pocket calculator with non prefixed serial number, circa 1921-1923
Early 1920's Otis King's calculator Type A
model K with white on black scales
Negretti & Zambra medium speed Airmeter with case & instruction sheet.
Biram type medium speed mining
airmeter by Negretti & Zambra
Fowlers 2 sided Long scale vest pocket calculator
Fowlers two sided long scale calculator
Vest pocket model with instructions
Prototype of first pocket barometer made by Negretti & Zambra in 1860
Historically important pocket barometer by Negretti & Zambra circa 1860


Antique compasses, antique telescopes, sextants, barometers? If you share my fascination for the world of science and technology, then you've come to the right place!

Please stop and browse at the varied and interesting items for sale, from 19th Century marine telescopes to vintage fishing reels and tackle.

The items featured above are just some examples of whats currently available, go to the relevant link in the navigation bar to see more antique telescopes,barometers,vintage fishing floats, Hardy fly reels and military items.

Some are antique, others are not so old but ALL are genuine items, I leave reproductions for others, but if you need some help and advice on how to spot the difference then Click Here for some useful information and examples of replica instruments.

Please visit regularly, feel free to browse and if you have any information or knowledge on the items featured, I would appreciate any feedback you care to give.

If you are after any specific item that is not on the site, do contact me as I often have a good stock of unlisted items. (I tend to buy more than I should!)

Above all please enjoy the items, there will be no limitations as to what will appear, so come back soon! I endeavour to list something new every week.

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Listed below are just some of the 500 plus antique scientific instruments featured on this website.

Antique telescopes and pocket compasses by Dollond.
19th century marine telescopes.
Negretti & Zambra WW1 Tel Sig snipers telescopes.
Vintage military telescopes by Broadhurst Clarkson
and W Ottway.
A variety of Singers patent compasses.
Antique compasses by Francis Barker & Son, and WW1 marching compasses.
Antique maritime single draw telescope by J Berry, Aberdeen.
Naval Officer of the Watch telescopes by Ross, Hughes, Heath, & Ottway.
WW2 Scout Regiment telescopes by H C Ryland & Broadhurst Clarkson.
Military pocket watch style compasses by Dennison.
Collectable vintage pinwheel calculators by Muldivo, Brunsviga, Facit, Odhner and Multo.
Georgian mahogany cased compasses.
Antique mahogany & oak barrel marine telescopes,
by Crichton London

Vintage and antique anemometers by Negretti &
Zambra, and Short & Mason.
Vintage and antique pocket sextants by Stanley London.
Fowler's universal circular calculators & slide rules.
Vintage pocket barometer by Aitchison.
Classic Library telescopes by Aitchison.
Sporting collectables with antique & vintage fishing reels
from Hardy and Allcock.
19th century telescopes by Lennie, Edinburgh.
Vintage field stalking telescopes.
Victorian antique hourglass sand timers.
Antique aneroid barometers incorporating curved thermometer.
Vintage Sikes Hydrometers.
Naval binoculars.
Carl Zeiss binoculars.
Georgian decorative police truncheons.
Antique pocket watch compass by Cary.

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