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 The Dr. Garry Scroop Collection


Friday 13th September

Session 1 Microscopes  9am  Lots 1 – 199

Session 2 Medical and Quackery  1pm Lots 200 – 433


Saturday 14th September

Session 3 Magic Lanterns and Slides 9.30am  Lots 501 – 837

Session 4 Collectables, Gramophones, Nautical and Surveying Equipment, Cycle Lights, Road Racing Bikes and Books  2pm  Lots 1000 – 1296


Sunday 15th September

Session 5 Cameras  10am  Lots 1501 – 1954

Session 6 Polaroids  3pm  Lots 2001 - 2138



 A Buyer's Premium of 16.5% (inc of GST) is payable on each lot and will be added to the hammer price when invoiced



 All lots are to be paid for and removed by 4.30pm Friday 20th September. 

Any lots not collect by Friday 20th September will incur a storage cost.

 Payment can be made by in person at

Scammell Auctions

7 Chapel Street

Norwood SA

on the auction days or from Monday 16th to Friday 20th September between 9am and 5pm.


Bank Transfer – payment can be made by direct debit.  Please ensure you include your buyers number in the reference area

Account – Adelaide Independent Auctioneers Pty Ltd

BSB – 015 -310

Account Number – 110878906


(direct debit payments will not be recognised until the funds have cleared)


Cash – cash will be accepted as payment


Personal Cheques – we will accepted up to $1000.  Pay: Scammell Auctions


Bank Cheque – Pay: Scammell Auctions


EFTPOS/Debit Cards – Australian issued cards will not incur a surcharge.  Non-Australian cards will incur a 1% surcharge.


Visa and Master Cards  -  Credit card payments incur a 1% surcharge



 If you are unable to attend the sale you can leave absentee bids in a two ways.

MYSCAMMELLS – through our website your will be required to register.  Once registered you will be automatically be issued a buyers number.  To leave bids, log in and simply fill in the “BID/PRICE” box next to each lot number.  Further details can be found on our website under Bidders/Absentee Bidders1


IN PERSON – simply fill in a bidders registration form.  You will be issued with a buyers number.  Fill in an “Absentee Bidding Form”, complete with your buyers number and name and submit to the office.


Absentee bids will not be accepted by fax or email



 This can be arranged on items with a low estimate above $1000.  through our office.  Bookings will be accepted up to 5pm Thursday 12th September and are subject to availability.

Customer Services -  Adelaide 08 83620404



 Online bidding using Interbid's “Webcast Live online” will be available for this auction. Registrations close Wednesday 11th September at 5pm. Bidders are encouraged to view the video and read the information available on our website regarding this service.  Please visit - Bid Live Online



All lots are available online, including descriptions, a guide price and a photograph, from Friday 16th August

You can view the auction in person on the following days -


Frid 16/8 9-5, Sat 17/8, 9-12

Mon 19/8 1-5, Tues 20/8 9-5, Wed 21/8 9-5, Thurs 22/8 9-8, Fri 23/8 9-5, Sat 24/8 9-12, Sun 25/8 12-3

Mon 26/8 1-5, Tues 27/8 9-5, Wed 28/8 9-5, Thurs 29/8 9-5, Fri 30/8 9-5, Sat 31/8 9-12


Mon 2/9 1-5, Tues 3/9 9-5, Wed 4/9 9-5, Thurs 5/9 9-8, Fri 6/9 9-5, Sat 7/9 9-12, Sun 8/9 12-5

Mon 9/9 1-5, Tues 10/9 9-5, Wed 11/9 9-5 and Thur 12/9 9-8

This auction will not be available for inspection on the auction days.


 We can arrange packing and shipping interstate and internationally.  It is your sole responsibility to comply with all export and import regulations relating to your purchases.

To arrange shipping please contact Louise on 61 8 8362 0404 or

We use Australia Post Courier Service within Australia and Australia Post International Service overseas.

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTIONS – we have provide, where possible serial numbers and model numbers.  The vendor has provided an opinion of condition and functionality.  However these are opinions only, and do not form part or all of the contract between the buyer and the seller.  Sales will be voided should a discrepancy arise between the opinion detailed within the catalogue and the lot sold.  Buyers are to assure themselves of the quality, condition and functionality of each lot, prior to the auction.