Skinner

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Auction 2345

July 29, 2006 10:00AM

07-29-2006 07-29-2006

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Skinner Auctions Boston MA

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Thatcher's Calculating Instrument

Thatcher's Calculating Instrument

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$940$800

Thatcher's Calculating Instrument, by Keuffel & Esser Co., New York, No. 4012 / 4142, patd. by Edwin Thatcher 1881, with outer paper-covered scales on revolving brass rings, and 19-inch sliding More ...

Richter Mathematical Blocks

Richter Mathematical Blocks

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$323$275

Richter Mathematical Blocks, red, stone, and blue shapes in two trays, in maker's box with chromolithographed label on the lid; and a set of Richter's Anchor Blocks in Bungalow box with label (torn) More ...

Model 5 National Cash Register

Model 5 National Cash Register

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$4,113$3,500

Model 5 National Cash Register, by National, Dayton, Ohio, No. 168386, patd. dates to June 13. 1894, with two rows of keys above marble shelf, sliding drawer with National name cast on the front, More ...

Model 6 National Cash Register

Model 6 National Cash Register

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$3,290$2,800

Model 6 National Cash Register, No. S38760, with two rows of keys, marquee, and brass foliate-cast case with drawer in wide integral base, wd. 15 in., ht. 22 in. More ...

Hammond Model I Typewriter

Hammond Model I Typewriter

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

Hammond Model I Typewriter, with curved two-row keyboard of ebony "piano" keys, enclosed mechanism, patd. dates to 1883, ivorine plaque of Walter Smith, 30 Park Row, Leeds, and oak bentwood case, More ...

World Type Writer by the Typewriter Improvement Co.

World Type Writer by the Typewriter Improvement Co.

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$382$325

World Type Writer by the Typewriter Improvement Co., Boston, No. 13450, patd. October 12 1886, with index wheel, pointer and oak base with instruction plaque, lg. 12 in., (letters rubbed off, More ...

Two Boxwood Rules

Two Boxwood Rules

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$294$250

Two Boxwood Rules, one by Merrifield & Co., New York, with navigational tables; the other a slide rule. More ...

Fifteen Slide Rules

Fifteen Slide Rules

Lot:
7A
Sold for:
$176$150

Fifteen Slide Rules, including Eugene Dietzgen Co. Maniphase rule in box; Keuffel & Esser Co. Manheim, Favorite, Student's and Polyphase Duplex rules in boxes; A.W. Faber in box; Frederick Post Co. More ...

Gurley Dry Capacity Measures

Gurley Dry Capacity Measures

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$206$175

Gurley Dry Capacity Measures, three nickel-plated measures and a nested set of four tubular measures, the largest internal diam. 14 in. and a 1907 edition Gurley's Handbook of Weights and Measures More ...

Sike's Hydrometer

Sike's Hydrometer

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$176$150

Sike's Hydrometer, No. 6674, with bone thermometer, brass bulb, eight brass weights on bone pegs, and calibrated glass beaker, in brass-inlaid fitted mahogany case with adjustment certificate from More ...

Zeiss Dipping Refractometer

Zeiss Dipping Refractometer

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$118$100

Zeiss Dipping Refractometer, Carl Zeiss, Jena, No. 8835, with vulcanite-covered tube, black enamel and nickel-plated finish, calibrated eyepiece with linear scale 0-100, and micrometer wheel, lg. 15 More ...

Pocket Coin Balance by Holt

Pocket Coin Balance by Holt

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$441$375

Pocket Coin Balance by Holt, with turned steel beam, pointer with finial at the tip, and two brass pans, in fitted silk-lined mahogany case with six circular weights (scruples and drams) and More ...

Weights and Measures

Weights and Measures

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$176$150

Weights and Measures, a cased pocket coin balance with weights; a set of American brass nesting weights in turned fruitwood case; a boxwood sovereign scale; a boxwood vernier demonstrator; a boxwood More ...

Two Balances and Weights

Two Balances and Weights

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$323$275

Two Balances and Weights, a brass beam balance on mahogany base; a cast-iron counter scale; a set of nested weights; and a set of brass weights. More ...

Three Balances

Three Balances

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$176$150

Three Balances, a brass postage scale; a counter postage scale; a beam balance on oak base, ht. 12 in.; and a set of cased weights (one missing). More ...

Fairbanks Cast-Iron Counter Scale

Fairbanks Cast-Iron Counter Scale

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$118$100

Fairbanks Cast-Iron Counter Scale, with transfer-decorated china tray depicting blind Justice, later painted green and red decoration, and case of weights. More ...

Springless Auto-Scale

Springless Auto-Scale

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$35$30

Springless Auto-Scale, by Automatic Scale Co. Ltd., Manchester & London, No. 752461, with original gold-painted finish (wear), gilt and black transfer decoration, beveled mirror in decorative cast More ...

Analytical Chain Balance by Griffin & George Ltd.

Analytical Chain Balance by Griffin & George Ltd.

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$147$125

Analytical Chain Balance by Griffin & George Ltd., London, with micrometer wheel, plummet, brass beam, pillar and pans on stirrups, in glazed mahogany case with maker's plaque, on three-screw More ...

Early Cased Beam Balance by J.M. Evans

Early Cased Beam Balance by J.M. Evans

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$235$200

Early Cased Beam Balance by J.M. Evans, Essex, Connecticut, with brass pillar, finial, beam and pans, in glazed mahogany case, ht. 17 1/2 in. More ...

Analytical Beam Balance by Seederer-Kohlbusch

Analytical Beam Balance by Seederer-Kohlbusch

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$176$150

Analytical Beam Balance by Seederer-Kohlbusch, New Jersey, with lacquered brass pillar, divided beam with pointer, rider and twin stirrups, in a glazed mahogany case with glass tablet and drawer More ...

Apothecary Balance

Apothecary Balance

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$71$60

Apothecary Balance, with twin nickel-plated pans, marble platform, and polished cherry case with molded plinth and hinged lid, 13 in. More ...

Victorian Brass Beam Balance

Victorian Brass Beam Balance

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$206$175

Victorian Brass Beam Balance, pat. 29876, with faceted vase-shaped pillar, scrolling bracket with finial, and two pans, on mahogany base, ht. 13 in., and a set of four brass weights. More ...

Brass Beam Balance by Day & Millward

Brass Beam Balance by Day & Millward

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$176$150

Brass Beam Balance by Day & Millward, with steel beam on counterpoised bracket with screw-thread adjustment, tapering pillar with finial, inswept feet and two pans on chains, ht. 23 in. More ...

Grover & Baker Sewing Machine

Grover & Baker Sewing Machine

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$881$750

Grover & Baker Sewing Machine, No. 10574, with flywheel-operated mechanism, hinged bedplate with gilt decoration, plaque with patd. dates to 1856, and rosewood traveling case with drawer and flap at More ...

Salesman's Sample Model of a Farm Plow

Salesman's Sample Model of a Farm Plow

Lot:
25A
Sold for:
$235$200

Salesman's Sample Model of a Farm Plow, lg. 11 in., with stand. More ...

Patent Model of a Machine for Dressing Wood and Stone

Patent Model of a Machine for Dressing Wood and Stone

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$176$150

Patent Model of a Machine for Dressing Wood and Stone, No. 238290, granted March 1. 1881 to Nicholas Jenkins, New Haven, Connecticut, the 4 1/4-inch dia. table with tilting and rotating movements More ...

Patent Model of an Apparatus for Carburetting Gases

Patent Model of an Apparatus for Carburetting Gases

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$353$300

Patent Model of an Apparatus for Carburetting Gases, with patent tag to S.T. Mc.Dougall, Jan 3 1865, blue-painted tin body with lettering S.T. Mc.Dougall, 1859, scroll feet and decorative gilt-metal More ...

Two Miniature Brass and Steel Steam Engine Models

Two Miniature Brass and Steel Steam Engine Models

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$176$150

Two Miniature Brass and Steel Steam Engine Models, a single-cylinder horizontal engine with double spoked flywheels; and a vertical engine. More ...

Crosby Steam Gauge for A. H. Moulton

Crosby Steam Gauge for A. H. Moulton

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$235$200

Crosby Steam Gauge for A. H. Moulton, No. 542407, with 9 1/2-inch dia. silvered dial engraved in banner A.H. Moulton, Portland, M.E. and heating scale 0-30, in painted brass drum casing. More ...

Rutland Railroad Steam Locomotive Bell and Number Plate

Rutland Railroad Steam Locomotive Bell and Number Plate

Lot:
34
Sold for:
$2,938$2,500

Rutland Railroad Steam Locomotive Bell and Number Plate, Vermont, a 14-inch dia. brass bell on cast-iron bracket; a brass numberplate "106", dia. 15 in., (ex loco condition); a Rutland Railroad More ...