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20 July 2017
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Gunter's Hororay Quadrant
Gunters Hororay brass quadrant

Engraved with animals and figures one side and angles on the other

This item is being sold on behalf of a client and is not on display at Merchant House , please ring first if you wish to view.

Ref: mha/comm
Price: £3,495





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BAROMETER
EDWARDIAN BAROMETER BY DOBBIE MC.INNES OF GLASGOW AND DATED TO ABOUT C 1900. IN ABSOLUTELY SUPER CONDITION.

THIS BAROMETER HAS A WELL FIGURED MAHOGANY CASE, INLAID WITH APPLE AND SATINWOOD VENEERS. DELIGHTFUL ORIGINAL FINISH WITH MELLOW PATINA.

SHOWN HERE IN FULL WORKING ORDER. IT HAS BEEN SIMPLY CLEANED AND WAX POLISHED, AND IS READY TO USE.

HEIGHT 35" 89CM WIDTH 13" 33CM DIAL 8"

DELIVERY AVAILABLE TO MOST AREAS...PLEASE CALL
Ref: WIL
Price: £225





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APOTHECARY'S PESTLE AND MORTAR
A mid 19th Century Apothecary's MORTAR by MAW, marked no.3.
Together with an early 19th Century wood pestle, most probably Lignum Vitae.

Mortar sound, with signs of wear to surface as to be expected.
Maximum 6 inches diameter and just over 3 inches high.

Pestle with wear as per photos, and a slight crack.
Just over 9 inches in length and a maximum diameter of nearly 2 inches.

Advertised price includes packing and postage within mainland U.K.
Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.
Monies will be refunded on safe return of the item to us in the same condition as purchased, and within 14 days.
You will only have to pay the initial cost of delivery (deducted from any refund) and the cost of returning it to us.
Ref: R/1016/CHI
Price: £225





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WOODEN HELICOPTER
BEAUTIFULLY MADE SOLID MAHOANY HELICOPTER WITH ROSEWOOD INLAID PANELS AND SPINNING ROTOR BLADES.










HEIGHT 6"..... LENGTH 21" WIDTH 12"
Ref: wil
Price: £168




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MAGNIFYING OR 'QUIZZING' GLASS
A 19TH CENTURY GILT 'QUIZZING GLASS' WITH SLIGHT MAGNIFYING QUALITIES.
WITH CHASED FLORAL DECORATION AND A SWIVEL RING END
ORIGINAL CASE

1.25 INS LENS WIDE
OVERALL MEASUREMENTS CASE 4 BY 2.25 INS MAX
GLASS 2.75 BY 1.5 INCHES
Ref: R/XXXX/GSS
Price: £149




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DESK THERMOMETER
A cut glass obelisk desk thermometer c.1880.

Standing on a faceted base it is 6.1/2 inches in height, and has both Centigrade and Reaumur scales.

In good condition with very slight 'nicks' to a couple of 'points'.

Ref: R/0213/GS
Price: £146





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ADDRESS PUNCH DECORATED
Superb Victorian address punch made of black stove enameled iron and beautifully decorated in Gilt.
It has a delightful rosewood handle and a smooth mechanism and is shown here in excellent working order

The makers plate is for S. P. Irish and co of Fenchurch Street, London, and was made for 9, Homefield Road, Warlingham. Surrey. Tel, Upper Warlingham 193. (no postcodes in those days)

This would make a really unusual and attractive and paper weight.
Height 8" depth 3.5" and length 7"

Posting to all areas....please call
please note not yet on display at merchant House Antiques

Ref: wil
Price: £135




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FOWLERS CALCULATOR
A SPECIALIST TEXTILE CALCULATOR BY FOWLER & CO, MANCHESTER

SHORT SCALE TYPE

DOUBLE SIDED SCALE
WITH ORIGINAL CASE

3 INS DIAMETER

THE PRICE OF THIS ITEM INCLUDES PACKING AND POSTAGE WITHIN THE UK
Ref: R/XXXX/GS
Price: £130




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ROPE TWIST BAROMETER
An early 20th Century Aneroid barometer, measuring pressure in millibars and inches, mounted in an Oak "rope twist" case.

In working order it measures 9 inches / 23 cms in diameter.
Ref: R/1114/ET
Price: £115




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GALVANOMETER
A polished brass Philip Harris & Co Galvanometer.

Unsure if in working order, but nonetheless very decorative item.

9 inches high
6 inches max diameter
Ref: R/0314/RT/X
Price: £76




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GALVANOMETER COMPASS BOX
A Griffin and George Ltd Compass box from a Tangent Magnetometer / Galvanometer.

4 inches in diameter.
Ref: R/0314/RS/X
Price: £38





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FORTIN BAROMETER
A BRASS CASED FORTIN STYLE BAROMETER

MARKED J HINTON LAKE . EXETER
No. 1179

THE STUDENTS STANDARD
BAROMETER

Rd. No. 420297 indicating a date c.1904

MEASURES 39 INS
THE MAHOGANY BACK BOARD 42.5 BY 4.5 INS

ALL GLASS WARE INTACT
BUT SOLD WITHOUT MERCURY AND CISTERN WASHERS
IN STORE NOT ON SHOW AT MERCHANT HOUSE
Ref: R/0410/ESS
This item has been sold





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MUSIC STAND C1900
DELIGHTFUL BRASS AND STEEL ARTICULATING MUSIC READING STAND, C1900. IN TOP CONDITION HAVING BEEN RESTORED AND POLISHED.

THIS SUPER ANTIQUE MUSIC STAND HAS A STEEL BASE, ROUND MAHOGANY TRAY AND A SHEET/BOOK SUPPORT.
Ref: WIL
This item has been sold





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MAHOGANY CASE WHEEL BAROMETER
A Mercury wheel Barometer c.1835 by the Maffia family, Monmouth.

Good original condition and working.

Maximum height 39 inches / 99 cms
Maximum width 10 inches / 25.5 cms
Ref: R/0515/GRT
This item has been sold





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Oak Aneroid Barometer
Good quality medium oak aneroid barometer. English C 1920. In full working condition, as is thermometer.

height 35"..89cm. diameter..10.5"..27cm

bezel..8"..20cm

Please call for further details, photos, etc.
Ref: wil
This item has been sold





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barometer
Attractive early 19th century inlaid mahogany barometer with silvered 9" dial. English c 1840.

In good working order

height 36" Diameter 10"
Ref: wil
This item has been sold





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OAK BAROMETER ANEROID
GOOD QUALITY OAK BAROMETER WITH CHINA FACE, 8" DIAMETER, AND WITH HEIGHT OF 35". ENGLISH C 1920.

THE BODY OF THIS BAROMETER IS MADE FROM MELLOW ENGLISH OAK. THE FACE IS POTTERY.

currently undergoing restoration
Ref: WIL
This item has been sold





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BAROMETER EDWARDIAN INLAID. C1910
GOOD QUALITY ANEROID BAROMETER IN LOVELY CONDITION AND WORKING ORDER. ENGLISH C1910

THIS BAROMETER HAS A MAHOGANY FRAME 33" HIGH, 12" ACROSS WITH THE DIAL MEASURING 9" DIAMETER.

FINE APPLEWOOD AND SATINWOOD INLAYS TO THE FRAME. WORKING THERMOMETER AND READY TO GO TO WORK.
Ref: WIL
This item has been sold





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Bing Magic Lantern
Bing tinplate Magic Lantern in original box with original slides and instructions in German.

Virtually unused condition (storage marks etc - see photos).

Lacquered tin with tiger claw feet.

Includes 12 original glass slides and two mechanical slides.

Believed to be model 'Helios'.

Wired with original two pin Continental plug and lampholder.

Size of box 14 inches x 8 inches
Height of Magic Lantern is 16 inches

Ref: MHA/DG
This item has been sold




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ANEROID BAROMETER
A LARGE MAHOGANY FRAMED AND INLAID ANEROID BAROMETER 12INS DIAMETER

THE SIMPLE SILVERED DIAL SIGNED "BRUFORDS EXETER"
Ref: R/0410/GES
This item has been sold



 
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