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Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1386
Unsold
 

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant, Negus, New York, patinated pierced frame with brass and inset silver scale reading 0-120, and engraved "Negus New York," index arm with vernier scale 0-20, and More ...

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$338$275

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, engraved bone scale reading from 0-95 with initials 'SBR' in the center, brass index arm, vernier marked 0-20, and thumbscrew, More ...

18th Century Brass Distance Measurer

18th Century Brass Distance Measurer

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$861$700

18th Century Brass Distance Measurer, W. Peplow, Wellington, brass-cased instrument with four dials inscribed "Feet/Tens/Hunds/Thousds," with spoked driving wheel and hinged handle. More ...

Four-plate Brass Persian Astrolabe

Four-plate Brass Persian Astrolabe

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Four-plate Brass Persian Astrolabe, 19th/20th century, 6 1/4-in. instrument with engraved mater with limb marked in degrees, the tympanum with circles of altitude and azimuth, rotating plates and More ...

French Compendium 7 1/4-inch Rule

French Compendium 7 1/4-inch Rule

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$185$150

French Compendium 7 1/4-inch Rule, c. 1900, the Art Nouveau decorated paper-covered wood instrument with a meilograph used to measure chart distances, glazed compass, magnifying glass, metric chart More ...

Elliot Bros. Brass Surveying Instrument

Elliot Bros. Brass Surveying Instrument

Auction:
3058T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 18, 2017
Lot:
1156
Sold for:
$123$100

Elliot Bros. Brass Surveying Instrument, no. 3, London, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered vertical rotating scale with movable perpendicular eyepiece, dual magnifiers, horizontal scale divided in four More ...

Ernest White Wall Clock

Ernest White Wall Clock

Auction:
3049T
Auction:
20th Century Design - Aug 17, 2017
Lot:
1690
Sold for:
$172$140

Ernest White Wall Clock Walnut, glass, brass c. 1982 Shaped oval walnut mummy-style case with circular dial, time and strike with brass pendulum and key, ht. 18 3/4, wd. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Regency Mahogany Wheel Barometer

Regency Mahogany Wheel Barometer

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
457
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Regency Mahogany Wheel Barometer, John Russell, Falkirk, Scotland, early 19th century, silvered and engraved thermometer scale set behind an eglomise panel above a painted barometric pressure dial More ...

Hanging Cased Thermometer and Barometer

Hanging Cased Thermometer and Barometer

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1094
Sold for:
$400$325

Hanging Cased Thermometer and Barometer, 18th century, housed in a case with glass front and arched top, the measuring tubes against printed scales with rococo shell borders, ht. 22 3/4 in. More ...

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1496
Unsold
 

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, engraved bone scale reading from 0-95 with initials 'SBR' in the center, brass index arm, vernier marked 0-20, and thumbscrew, More ...

Wheel Barometer

Wheel Barometer

Auction:
3052T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 21, 2017
Lot:
1044
Sold for:
$86$70

Wheel Barometer, probably America, late 19th century, the scrolled cornice above a Fahrenheit thermometer, convex mirror with reeded ebonized frame, and silvered barometer dial below, (cornice More ...

Warden-Knight Co. Painted Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Warden-Knight Co. Painted Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Auction:
3052T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 21, 2017
Lot:
1221
Sold for:
$37$30

Warden-Knight Co. Painted Wood Surveying Stadia Rod, ht. 88 in. More ...

Warner Auto-Meter

Warner Auto-Meter

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1292
Sold for:
$111$90

Warner Auto-Meter, American, 20th century, brass-cased, displaying speedometer and odometer, No. 67854, dia. 4 3/8 in. More ...

Two Mahogany Aneroid Wheel Barometers

Two Mahogany Aneroid Wheel Barometers

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1426
Sold for:
$154$125

Two Mahogany Aneroid Wheel Barometers, a V. Longoni inlaid example with alcohol thermometer in throat (damage), and an unmarked example with dry/damp indicator and bubble level dials, ht. 39 to 40 More ...

Washington, George (1732-1799) Contemporary Fair Copy of Correspondence between General George Washington and Lieutenant General Thomas

Washington, George (1732-1799) Contemporary Fair Copy of Correspondence between General George Washington and Lieutenant General Thomas

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1100
Sold for:
$800$650

Washington, George (1732-1799) Contemporary Fair Copy of Correspondence between General George Washington and Lieutenant General Thomas Gage, Cambridge and Boston, August 11, 13, and 19, 1775. More ...

Elliot Bros. Brass Surveying Instrument

Elliot Bros. Brass Surveying Instrument

Auction:
3009T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2017
Lot:
1016
Unsold
 

Elliot Bros. Brass Surveying Instrument, no. 3, London, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered vertical rotating scale with movable perpendicular eyepiece, dual magnifiers, horizontal scale divided in four More ...

Three Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments and a Fenn Instrument

Three Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments and a Fenn Instrument

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
64
Sold for:
$677$550

Three Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments and a Fenn Instrument, London, late 19th century, two brass and steel 6-in. "T" squares, one marked Holtzapffel & Co., the other Holtzapffel & Deyerlein, both More ...

Four Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments

Four Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
65
Sold for:
$615$500

Four Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments, London, 19th century, a protractor calibrated 0-70-0 with tightening screws on rear, marked Holtzapffel & Deyerlein London; 4-in. caliper with brass slide More ...

Four Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments

Four Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$523$425

Four Holtzapffel Measuring Instruments, London, 19th century, a steel protractor calibrated 0-90-0 with damascened 6-in. brass arm marked Holtzapffel Co. London; steel caliper with brass central More ...

Turler Triple Calendar Desk Clock Compendium

Turler Triple Calendar Desk Clock Compendium

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
216
Unsold
 

Turler Triple Calendar Desk Clock Compendium, Switzerland, brass cube mounted on a rotating base, silver-tone dial with applied gold arabic numerals, month and day of the week aperture and More ...

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
342
Unsold
 

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass, New York, 19th century, original wooden ship's support and cast brass floral gimbaled bracket, 6-in. dry card compass card marked as above with fleur-de-lis More ...

Charles Hutchinson "Friends Pelorus" Boxed Compass

Charles Hutchinson "Friends Pelorus" Boxed Compass

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$246$200

Charles Hutchinson "Friends Pelorus" Boxed Compass, 152 State Street, Boston, gimbaled 7-in. silvered compass card marked as above with cardinal and ordinal points marked in block letters, two More ...

Watkins Charing Cross Pocket Sextant and Two Other Instruments

Watkins Charing Cross Pocket Sextant and Two Other Instruments

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
389
Sold for:
$105$85

Watkins Charing Cross Pocket Sextant and Two Other Instruments, London, 19th/20th century, brass-cased sextant marked as above, with silvered scale, magnifier, and adjusting knob; an unmarked pocket More ...

Heath & Co. Anodized Sextant

Heath & Co. Anodized Sextant

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
390
Sold for:
$369$300

Heath & Co. Anodized Sextant, no. 9267, the 7-in. pierced frame with silvered scale, and engraved Heath & Co. Ltd. Crayford London, index arm with vernier, and magnifier, horizon mirror, sun shades, More ...

Two Ebony Boxed Octants

Two Ebony Boxed Octants

Auction:
2997T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1877
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Ebony Boxed Octants, 19th century, both with horizon mirror, sunshades, and brass index arm with vernier scale, one marked "Walker Liverpool," with retail label reading in part "Chas C. More ...

Warden-Knight Co. Painted Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Warden-Knight Co. Painted Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Auction:
2996M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 23, 2017
Lot:
399
Unsold
 

Warden-Knight Co. Painted Wood Surveying Stadia Rod, ht. 88 in. More ...

Carved Soapstone Chop

Carved Soapstone Chop

Auction:
2992B
Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - Mar 18, 2017
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$123$100

Carved Soapstone Chop, China, octagonal, surmounted with a coiled dragon, the body decorated with an incised landscape and a poem, orange stone with yellow matrix, ht. 6 5/8 in. Provenance: The More ...

Wheel Barometer

Wheel Barometer

Auction:
2981T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
2032
Unsold
 

Wheel Barometer, probably America, late 19th century, the scrolled cornice above a Fahrenheit thermometer, convex mirror with reeded ebonized frame, and silvered barometer dial below, (cornice More ...

16-inch Radius Rosewood Octant

16-inch Radius Rosewood Octant

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
971
Sold for:
$584$475

16-inch Radius Rosewood Octant, the index arm terminating in brass with lock-down knob, ivory scale marked 0-90, sighting pinnula, mirrors, and colored filters, maker's boss or plaque illegible, all More ...

James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant

James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
971A
Sold for:
$369$300

James Imray 10-inch Ebony Octant, H. Duren, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-100, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror More ...