A 19th Century Vacuum Pump. This Pump is constructed from brass and Mahogany. The pump sits on a mahogany base with a bracket foot.
There is a double pump system. One that compresses air by moving the handle. With a valve in the brass pillars.
The other be moving the upright arm linked to a pump. This looks to move gases attached to the gas valve. The bell jar sits on a circular brass plate that sits on.A mahogany stand with turned mahogany pillars. Ladd 11-12 Beak street Regent Street. Dating in this premises from 1860 1871. A William Ladd a Microscope and Philosophical Instrument Maker. The beautiful thing is the eye for detail.
As well as being a instrument it was also made to look decorative. This will make an amazing talking point in any house hoold. T his vacuum is in good condition with a lovely finish.
21cm x 18.5cm x 5cm. This box does not come with a key. All items are described to the best of my knowledge , all items are antique and will show signs of.
The item "A Very Rare 19th Century Demonstration Vacuum Pump by W. Ladd" is in sale since Thursday, January 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "theoldbakehousemousehole" and is located in Mousehole, Cornwall. This item can be shipped worldwide.