THE UNIQUE UNTOUCHED COURTAULD ATOMIC MODEL SET BY GRIFFIN & GEORGE. THIS SET HAS BEEN STORED FOR OVER 40 YEARS IN ORIGINAL STATE WITH ATAMOIC PIECES STILL WRAPPED.
For sale a mid Twentieth Century Set of Courtauld Atomic Models by Griffin & George. As a popular student modelling set this designed by Dr GS Hartley of the Courtalds Ltd in 1952 and had colours that differed from the standards set out by The Institute of Physics during the period. The reason for the change was a practical one, meaning that they were better differentiated when photographed in black and white. The case's contents can be checked for completeness using the key pasted to the inside of the lid and below is a list stating the original content as this set is complete and untouched. Carbon, Benzene Ring x 4.
Nitrogen, Amide (Planar) x 6. Nitrogen Amine (Pyramidal) x 6: (6 in case). Nitrogen, Azo x 2: (4 in case).Nitrogen, Nitrile x 1: (2 in case). Oxygen, Carbonyl x 6: (5 in case). Oxygen, Di-Univalent x 6: (4 in case). Suplhur Di-Univalent x 1: (3 in case). 10 Link Turrets each containing 10 Links: (9 in case).
10 Packets rubber collars each containing 10 collars: (9 in case). 10 Packets Yellow Plastic rings each containing 10 rings: (10 in case).
1 Packet Red Plastic Rings containing 10 rings: (1 in case). 1 packet Anchor Pins containing 50 pins: (79 pins in case). 1 Box Elastic Bands for Bonded M Models: (0 in case). All of the model pieces are housed within an oak case with sectioned interior and lift out tray.The contents have been divided according to the instructions on the lid. It also contains its original instruction manual and Griffin & George name plate to the front of the case below the catch.
Please see photos attached as these form part of the description. John J Griffin was an early supplier of chemistry apparatus but was also an accomplished chemist, publishing numerous books on the subject which helped to bring it to wider public attention.Shortly after, Griffin moved from Glasgow to London and by 1841 was renowned enough to be involved in the formation of The Chemical Society (now The Royal Society of Chemistry) and in 1851 was an exhibitor at The Great Exhbition. This growing success led to him to relinquish his interests in. The family publishing firm and the proceeding two decades became his most prolific in terms of output, the company's voluminous trade catalogue of 1866 is insightful in its sheer size and breadth of products. Griffin died in 1877 but his sons continued to successfully manage the business under the new title of John J Griffin & Sons into the early part of the Twentieth Century. It maintained its ties with Scotland throughout and in 1925, the company merged with the Glasgow arm of Baird & Tatlock to become Griffin and Tatlock until 1929 where it merged again with the firms W&J George & Becker and Stanley Belcher & Mason to finally become Griffin & George Limited. It survived until the end of the Twentieth Century in that form supplying scientific teaching apparatus. Sixties during her studies but was never unpacked or used.
We are therefore now in the position to offer this rare item for sale. We are avaliable to answer any. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "birgfellner" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.