Skinner

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Auction 2254

October 28, 2004 6:00PM

10-28-2004 10-29-2004

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Lots

Home-Built American View Camera

Home-Built American View Camera

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$129$110

Home-Built American View Camera, probably early 20th century, 10 x 8-inch, mahogany body with sliding box focusing, tilting front and one double dark slide, lg. 16 in. (closed); and a More ...

Studio Camera

Studio Camera

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$176$150

Studio Camera, America, 11 x 14-inch, with mahogany body, black square-cut leather bellows and a portrait lens by Voigtlander & Sohn, No. 15004, on studio stand, lg. 33 More ...

Ediphone Pro-Technic Dictaphone

Ediphone Pro-Technic Dictaphone

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$18$15

Ediphone Pro-Technic Dictaphone, in green-finished upright metal case, ht. 34 More ...

Michener, James

Michener, James

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$59$50

Michener, James, Poland, New York, 1983, one of 1500, signed, cloth with More ...

Seven 19th Century Paper Documents

Seven 19th Century Paper Documents

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$323$275

Seven 19th Century Paper Documents, including two drawings of ships, a letter concerning a poor whaling voyage, a letter concerning claims against the British for the losses caused by the Alabama More ...

Painted Wooden Model of the 1667 Sailing Ship Wappen von Hamburg

Painted Wooden Model of the 1667 Sailing Ship Wappen von Hamburg

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$206$175

Painted Wooden Model of the 1667 Sailing Ship Wappen von Hamburg, with wood More ...

Bucyrus Erie Hydrocrane Enameled Metal Sign.

Bucyrus Erie Hydrocrane Enameled Metal Sign.

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$41$35

Bucyrus Erie Hydrocrane Enameled Metal More ...

Photographic Lantern Slides

Photographic Lantern Slides

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$147$125

Photographic Lantern Slides, 3 1/4 x 4 inch, approx. 100 amateur views, including Alaska, in paper-taped mounts, in slide More ...

Brass Fire Dept. Connection Auto Sprinkler

Brass Fire Dept. Connection Auto Sprinkler

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$147$125

Brass Fire Dept. Connection Auto Sprinkler, by W.D. Allen MFG. Co., Broadview, ILL, three heavy brass outlets with screw-mounted caps on brass chains, wd. 23 More ...

Three Turned Wood Mortars

Three Turned Wood Mortars

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$147$125

Three Turned Wood Mortars, each with pestle, ht. to 7 More ...

W. M. Thackeray, Vanity Fair

W. M. Thackeray, Vanity Fair

Lot:
12A
Sold for:
$88$75

W. M. Thackeray, Vanity Fair, and Two Longus Daphnis and Chloe, respectively, a two volume set, 1931, Limited Editions Club and 1926, Frank-Maurice Inc. and 1931, Rarity Press, all illustrated by More ...

Small Collection of Assorted Books

Small Collection of Assorted Books

Lot:
12B
Sold for:
$264$225

Small Collection of Assorted Books, including biographies, memoirs, ornithological, More ...

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870),

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870),

Lot:
12C
Sold for:
$118$100

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870), The Works of Charles Dickens, New York, 1898-1900, thirty-four volumes plus the two volume Life of Charles Dickens, with illustrations by Phiz, gilt lettered More ...

Autograph Letter from James Huneker

Autograph Letter from James Huneker

Lot:
12D
Sold for:
$12$10

Autograph Letter from James Huneker, framed with photo, to Mr. Chambers, 1908, discussing a pleasant visit with the More ...

Collection of Twenty-seven Limited Edition Books.

Collection of Twenty-seven Limited Edition Books.

Lot:
12E
Sold for:
$823$700

Collection of Twenty-seven Limited Edition More ...

The Bruce Jenner Decathlon Lithograph Suite Portfolio

The Bruce Jenner Decathlon Lithograph Suite Portfolio

Lot:
12F
Sold for:
$59$50

The Bruce Jenner Decathlon Lithograph Suite Portfolio, 1976 Olympic Edition, William Nelson, set of ten, limited edition 421/500, each signed by Bruce Jenner and William Nelson and numbered, with More ...

Two Columbian Exhibition Albumen Photos, Eight Actor and Potrait Photographs and   Miscellaneous Collectibles

Two Columbian Exhibition Albumen Photos, Eight Actor and Potrait Photographs and Miscellaneous Collectibles

Lot:
12G
Sold for:
$147$125

Two Columbian Exhibition Albumen Photos, Eight Actor and Potrait Photographs and Miscellaneous Collectibles, including Bernhardt, bisque Santa figure, Boston, Revere Beach & Lynn Railroad ticket, More ...

Two Titles

Two Titles

Lot:
13A
Sold for:
$147$125

Two Titles, Golf A Royal and Ancient Game, cloth; and a decorative leather binding, Booth Tarkington's Monsieur More ...

Two Painted Tin Retailer's Tea Bins

Two Painted Tin Retailer's Tea Bins

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$176$150

Two Painted Tin Retailer's Tea Bins, one labeled "Ames Quality B. F. More ...

Three F. Earl Christy Portfolio Prints Depicting Early 20th Century Lady Golfers

Three F. Earl Christy Portfolio Prints Depicting Early 20th Century Lady Golfers

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$235$200

Three F. Earl Christy Portfolio Prints Depicting Early 20th Century Lady Golfers, More ...

Collection of European and Canadian Postcards

Collection of European and Canadian Postcards

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$1,763$1,500

Collection of European and Canadian Postcards, early 20th century, including More ...

Sextant No. 22249

Sextant No. 22249

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$411$350

Sextant No. 22249, by H. Hughes & Son Ltd., 59 Fenchurch St., London, E.C., with black frame, arm with screw-adjustment, silvered vernier marked Baltic, telescope, mirror and two sets of shades, More ...

U.S. Marine Commission Standimeter

U.S. Marine Commission Standimeter

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$71$60

U.S. Marine Commission Standimeter, Mark II, Model 0, No. 426, (1942), by Ajax Engineering Co., Chicago, with micrometer and grip, two mirrors, telescope and pinhole, wd. 11 in., in oak box, with More ...

Pocket Sundial

Pocket Sundial

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$147$125

Pocket Sundial, with printed compass card and brass gnomon, in turned fruitwood case, dia. 2 in.; and a set of five glass spirit beads numbered 21 - 26, (lacking 25), in circular mahogany More ...

Modern Press

Modern Press

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$88$75

Modern Press, The Worlds of Kafka & Cuevas, The Falcon Press, Philadelphia, 1959, illustrated by Jose Luis Cuevas, More ...

Large Collection of French Almanacs of Gotha

Large Collection of French Almanacs of Gotha

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$294$250

Large Collection of French Almanacs of Gotha, approximately 150 small volumes, cloth and wraps, 1790-c. More ...

Wax Eye and Brain Half Model.

Wax Eye and Brain Half Model.

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$176$150

Wax Eye and Brain Half More ...

Pair of Paint Decorated Cast Iron Carnival Ring Toss Game Pylons.

Pair of Paint Decorated Cast Iron Carnival Ring Toss Game Pylons.

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$147$125

Pair of Paint Decorated Cast Iron Carnival Ring Toss Game More ...

Chromed Trench Art Mutt & Jeff Artillery Shell Table Lamp.

Chromed Trench Art Mutt & Jeff Artillery Shell Table Lamp.

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$235$200

Chromed Trench Art Mutt & Jeff Artillery Shell Table More ...