The International Society of Antique Scale Collectors represent people interested in studying the principles and antique devices used as measuring scales. In this collecting club profile, you’ll see why its members like to put a different spin on Greek philosopher Protagoras’ claim “Man is the measure of all things” by stating “Man is the measurer of all things.” Read More +
A July 2011 auction of science, technology and clocks saw bidders vie for rare microscopes, telescopes and unusual Bakelite models of molecules. The unusual discoveries blew pre-sale estimates out of the water. A rare treadle-operated lathe crafted in London in 1827 sold for an astonishing $65,000.
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