Scientific & Medical Instruments


Flint’s Antique Scientific & Medical Instrument department holds fine auction sales twice a year in London. We also sell property within our collector’s auction sales of which we hold three each year.

We offer instruments and artefacts from the earliest periods to the mid 20th century. Our sales contain a wide range of scientific instruments that include drawing instruments, globes, orreries and planetaria, microscopes, physics demonstration models, slide rules and early mechanical calculators, sundials, surveying and navigation equipment including sextants, octants, theodolites and compasses, telescopes and early astronomical instruments.

Our sales also contain a wide range of medical instruments including surgical and dental instruments, spectacles, ear trumpets and other functional aids, diagnostic equipment, drug jars and other pharmacy antiques.

With years of experience behind us, a comprehensive knowledge in this field, an eye for detail and a worldwide database of buyers and collection, we will achieve the best possible prices for your items.

If you are considering selling, our experts would be pleased to offer you a free consultation without obligation.


Matt Nunn

Specialist – Scientific Instruments
Tel +44 (0) 7429 788 720

Keith Petts

Specialist – Scientific & Medical Instruments
Tel +44 (0) 7821 667 663