Nier Fuerhand paraffin lantern (hurricane lamp) model Baby 275. Unused. Made in Germany. 1960s.
Large pear shaped x-ray tube of form originally used by Prof. Rontgen, manufactured in Germany about 1896. Inside of glass at end of tube eroded by bringing cathode rays to a focus with a magnet; on stand
Rolls-Royce V.T.O. Test Bed, XJ 314, (Flying Bedstead), 1954
Short S.C.1 VTOL Aircraft XG900. The Short SC 1 was the first British fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. It was designed as a test aircraft for the Rolls-Royce RB 108 vertical lift turbojet. The SC 1 did achieve vertical take-o
The Sinclair ZX80 was the first computer made to appeal to the mass market. Sinclair Research Ltd of Cambridge developed it as a build-it-yourself programmable computer that was designed to connect to a television set or cassette recorder. It was sma
Fuller's spiral slide rule, no. 849, made by W.F. Stanley, with an instruction booklet, c.1880. The spiral slide rule was invented to increase the length of the scale, and hence the accuracy, of the conventional slide rule. The Fuller's instrument al
A prototype for a clock mechanism intended to keep time for 10,000 years.
Metal ammoniaphone, for voice cultivation, in box, invented by Dr. Carter Moffat, manufactured by Medical Battery Co., London
Six lancets, steel and tortoiseshell, by Weiss of London, in shagreen and silver case, 19th century, relic of Jenner