Musical, Scientific & Other Instruments

Thomson Roddick hold dedicated Antiques and Collector's Sales monthly at the Edinburgh & Carlisle salerooms. The Musical, Scientific & Other Instruments sale features as a section within these specialist sales.

To complement our tens of thousands strong client database, these sales are illustrated and held live on the internet, feature on dedicated specialist websites such as and are also advertised in publications including the Antiques Trade Gazette which allows us to reach the worldwide market place and achieve the best prices possible.

Previous sale highlights can be found in the slideshows on this page, alternatively past auctions catalogues with results can be viewed below or see our sales results page for a full listing.

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Expect:     Violin     Bow     Trumpet     Concertina     Squeeze Box     Accordian     Piano     Saxophone     Bugle     Zither     Harp     Bassoon     Mandolin     Theodolite     Microscope     Telescope     Barometer     Barograph     Thermometer     Scales     Weight     Miner's Lamp     Pen    Ruler     Compass     Hydrometer     Planimeter     Camera     Corkscrew     Sextant     Typewriter
and a whole lot more.....

Our specialist Gavin Tavendale BSc (Hons) is always happy to conduct free no obligation valuations whether that be in person, via email or, for larger collections, in the comfort of your own home. He can be contacted on 0131 440 2448 or at

Aternatively, you can contact us at the Auction Centres below.