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force table
brass force table

Force table with machine cut degree graduations. The 15 1/2" solid brass table is mounted on an iron stand with tripod feet fitted with brass leveling screws. The table is 15" high. The center pin with brass ball is removable, providing a flat surface for a glass top. Everything disassembles for easy shipping.

Brass force table..............$80 plus shipping

brass lens barrels
antique camera lens parts
Brass lens barrels and parts - 4 barrels with working rack and pinion movements. One 4" dia. barrel signed "E. Suter, Basle, No. 2075, Aplanet B No.8, 25x20". A 2in. dia barrel with camera flange is marked in script "Cummins, Baltimore Md Eureka 8x10 Rapid Rectilinear". Another 2in. barrel with focusing rack is marked "Darlot, Paris". A 3 1/2 in. barrel is marked "Darlow, Opticien, Paris, 33358" and also "B.F. & Co."..........$75 plus Priority Mail
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copper lab still
lab burner
Early copper laboratory still and burners. The 6" dia. boiler on the burner in the photo is 20" high. 
Copper coil, still, funnel and two burners......................SOLD

lab hypsometers
hypsometers
Five Laboratory hypsometers, including screw caps for the boilers, dippers and water level sight glasses. All rubber tubing must be replaced. Marked "Central Scientific Company, Chicago". ...SOLD
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Variable transformer
Transtat
Transtat voltage regulator A low wattage voltage regulator for precision voltage regulation at high efficiency.  The painted base appears to be brass or bronze. U.S. Pat 2089434. The copper coil is 6" in diameter. Total weight 25 lbs. Working order......................$45 plus shipping
brass instrument light
brass instrument stand
brass x-y rack instrument stand
brass instrument light stand
brass instrument lamp
instrument lamp
A brass and iron instrument stand with rack and pinion motion on both the x and y axis. The brass lamp may have been a microscope or other instrument light and is not original to the stand. Maximum height 18"......SOLD

icroscope lamp
Bausch & Lomb lamp
Bausch & Lomb microscope lamp The lamp is very bright - overkill for normal microscope work. A cap on the top ventilator is missing. Also there is what appears to be a stress crack in the thick lens. The cord and push button switch are in good working condition. The plug is an early replacement. ...............................$45 plus shipping

Rex heater
antique electric heater
Heating element in use above
Light bulb in use above

Rex electric heater The heater uses a heating element with a standard lamp base which can be exchanged for a light bulb to serve as a night light, if desired. The original cloth covered twisted wire cord and plug are in good condition. The info stamped or engraved on the metal and wood plug reads "Easy Grip Plug licensed under U.S. Patent 1594856, Saves fingernails, knuckles and annoyance. Easy plugging in - easy pulling out. Invaluable on vacuum cleaners, washing machines, irons, toasters, etc." The patent date is 1926. Good working order
Rex electric heater...............................$45 plus shipping

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phorometer on original floor stand
phorometer
phorometer
phorometer
steampunk lenses
steampunk spectacle parts
steampunk lenses
The American Optical phorometer incorporates Henry DeZeng's patent of 1922 covering the rotating dual prism mechanism and the method of rotating individual lenses in and out without affecting the other components.  A second patent of 1927, assigned to American Optical concerns the trial frame design. The lenses are all present and all movements working. Easily disassembled, this device would offer various individual mounted lenses for the steampunk engineer.  The floor stand has positioning racks on both the vertical post and the horizontal arm.
The phorometer without the stand...............$125 plus Priority Mail
The stand.....................................................$75 (local pickup)
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large pulley for lamp base
Steampunk lamp base
flat belt pulley
flat pulley
12" diameter raised hub pulley for lamp base. 7/8" hole with set screw fits 1/2" iron pipe.
Item SP1..............................................$40 plus shipping

Note: Many of the larger items are for pickup only. If you use a shipper, we can arrange to be home to meet them. However, a tractor trailer cannot negotiate our long lane. For smaller items, shipping will be the actual cost, based on your zip code. Some smaller items will fit in the Priority flat rate boxes. Also, I can refer you to a local shipper who makes frequent trips to NYC and as far west as Ohio. Storage at this end for as long as you need is no problem. Our zip code is 21787.
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