in Tavistock Devon, we repair, refurbish, research, buy &
sell antique scientific instruments, such as
antique microscopes, antique telescopes, barometers,
barographs, theodolites, mining dials, antique surveying
instruments, sextants, octants, medical antiques, electrical
antiques, antique dials and calculators.
current stock usually includes Victorian or earlier,
microscopes, slides & accessories, telescopes, surveying
levels & theodolites, barometers & barographs, nautical
compasses, octants & sextants, electrical meters, medical
instruments, globes & maps, and many other fine scientific
you are a serious collector, searching for toys for boys
or looking for a special gift, click on a link below to see a
sample of what we have in stock.
your convenience we can take most forms of payment, and we will
pack, insure and ship to virtually all international
click on an image, to see a sample of what we have in stock at
SLIDES & ACCESSORIES
HAND HELD OR ON STANDS, BINOCULARS AND ACCESSORIES
SURVEYING AND DRAWING INSTRUMENTS
OCTANTS, NAUTICAL AND SPARES
SCALES, DRAWING, MEDICAL, ELECTRICAL & OTHERS
As part of
our on-going research we are building databases of selected
makers' instruments. To date the makers include J.B.Dancer,
The Beck company (Smith, Smith & Beck, Smith,
Beck & Beck, R & J Beck, etc.), W.Watson.
to access the virtual museum
We can give
you our best estimate of a value for insurance purposes. The
charge is normally £20 plus 2% of the valuation amount,
per instrument. This value may not reflect a price you get in
the open market when trying to sell the item (on Ebay for
instance) as market forces can change daily.
mobile (cell phone)
(0) 780 3925728
MICROSCOPICAL & NATURAL HISTORY Soc.