Skinner

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Auction 2355

March 24, 2007 10:00AM

03-24-2007 03-24-2007

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Hammond Multiplex Typewriter

Hammond Multiplex Typewriter

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$235$200

Hammond Multiplex Typewriter, with two-row keyboard, in oak bentwood case. More ...

Child's Singer Sewing Machine

Child's Singer Sewing Machine

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$382$325

Child's Singer Sewing Machine, Model 20, with hand cranked mechanism, black-painted frame with gilt transfers, stamped Singer and The Singer Manfg. Co., on a wooden base with glass cover and More ...

National Cash Register

National Cash Register

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$176$150

National Cash Register, Model 9, No. 395121, in cast bronzed case of typical style, ht. 17 x wd. 19 in. More ...

Eight Smoothing Irons and Tongs

Eight Smoothing Irons and Tongs

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$118$100

Eight Smoothing Irons and Tongs, including a brass 18th century iron with dolphin-form handle. More ...

Clockwork Fly Trap

Clockwork Fly Trap

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$59$50

Clockwork Fly Trap, probably Japan, mid-20th century, with stamped-brass automaton movement turning rectangular block that draws insects into the removable wire cage above, wd. 9 1/2 in. More ...

Silver-Plated Fire Trumpet

Silver-Plated Fire Trumpet

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

Silver-Plated Fire Trumpet, with etched designs of flowers, helmet, axe, lantern and ladders, eagle ring-holders, and silk suspension loop, ht. 19 in. More ...

Group of Calculators and Slide Rules

Group of Calculators and Slide Rules

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$206$175

Group of Calculators and Slide Rules, including a Lightning Adding Machine in maker's box. More ...

Quantitative Analytical Balance

Quantitative Analytical Balance

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$206$175

Quantitative Analytical Balance, by H. Kohlbusch, New York, with lacquered-brass pillar, nickel-plated beam and glazed mahogany case with drawer and two-screw leveling, wd. 16 in. More ...

Analytical Beam Balance by Griffin & Tatlock Ltd.

Analytical Beam Balance by Griffin & Tatlock Ltd.

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$176$150

Analytical Beam Balance by Griffin & Tatlock Ltd., Great Britain, with lacquered-brass pillar, divided beam with pointer, plummet, twin chrome pans and mottled Bakelite base on four leveling screws, More ...

Extended Sike's Hydrometer, a Stop-watch and a Medical Coil

Extended Sike's Hydrometer, a Stop-watch and a Medical Coil

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$294$250

Extended Sike's Hydrometer, a Stop-watch and a Medical Coil, Hydrometer by C. Beard & Son, London, with ten weights, bulb and bone thermometer, in fitted mahogany case with plaque; an More ...

Sike's Hydrometer

Sike's Hydrometer

Lot:
11A
Sold for:
$294$250

Sike's Hydrometer, with brass bulb, nine weights, end-block, mercury thermometer, and two bone sliding alcohol proof rules stamped Buss, Maker, 33 Hatton Garden London, in velvet-lined fitted More ...

Ebullioscope Levesque

Ebullioscope Levesque

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$88$75

Ebullioscope Levesque, France, with spirit heater connected by hollow brass ring to content tube, the lip threading to right-angle thermometer, ht. assembled 16 in., in fitted case with maker's More ...

Five Boxwood Calculating and Other Rules

Five Boxwood Calculating and Other Rules

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$176$150

Five Boxwood Calculating and Other Rules, including 25-inch by John Rabone & Sons, Birmingham and 24-inch by Merryfield, Boston. More ...

Binary Slide Rule and Other Calculating Instruments

Binary Slide Rule and Other Calculating Instruments

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$118$100

Binary Slide Rule and Other Calculating Instruments, by Tavella Sales Co., New York, copyright 1931 and 1940, the 8 1/2-inch dia. metal disc with perspex index arm, in original leather wallet with More ...

Cook's Postal Scale

Cook's Postal Scale

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$264$225

Cook's Postal Scale, patd. 1882, by American Scale Mfg. Co., Boston, with cast-iron open frame, original black japanned finish with gilt highlights, 3-inch paper dial and stack of sixteen weights, More ...

Weights and Balances

Weights and Balances

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$264$225

Weights and Balances, a postal scale on green onyx base; a Superior Postal Scale with gilt transfer decoration and label of Massachusetts Dept. of Weights and Measures; a particular postal scale; a More ...

Quantitative Analytical Balance and a Ship's Stadimeter

Quantitative Analytical Balance and a Ship's Stadimeter

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$176$150

Quantitative Analytical Balance and a Ship's Stadimeter, balance by Voland & Sons, New Rochelle, N.Y. for Central Scientific Co., with lacquered-brass pillar, three leveling -screws, and glazed More ...

Pocket Coin Balance in Leather Case

Pocket Coin Balance in Leather Case

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$176$150

Pocket Coin Balance in Leather Case, with wrought steel arm, brass pans and suspension tassel, in tooled tricorn leather case containing two sovereign, two ducat, and two Louie weights, wd. 8 1/4 More ...

Brass Watchman's Clock

Brass Watchman's Clock

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$206$175

Brass Watchman's Clock, enclosed in a three-inch diameter brass case marked 288 inside front cover, ring carrying handle, enclosed clockwork mechanism and revolving paper dial marked by inserting More ...

Eight-Day Lever Escapement Chronometer by Waltham Watch Co.

Eight-Day Lever Escapement Chronometer by Waltham Watch Co.

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$999$850

Eight-Day Lever Escapement Chronometer by Waltham Watch Co., with silvered 2 3/4-inch dia. Roman dial, up-and-down and sixty-second subsidiary dials, blue-steel hands, winding through the bezel, More ...

Compensated Altimeter by J.J. Hicks

Compensated Altimeter by J.J. Hicks

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$353$300

Compensated Altimeter by J.J. Hicks, London, with 2 1/2-inch silvered dial, gilt-brass case, silk and velvet-lined leather traveling case with Cincinnati retailer's plaque of Adolph M. Jordan. More ...

Pocket Altimeter by Lufft

Pocket Altimeter by Lufft

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$176$150

Pocket Altimeter by Lufft, with 1 3/4-inch dia. silvered dial, scale with altitude, and blued steel needle, in maroon leather case. More ...

Pocket Altimeter

Pocket Altimeter

Lot:
24A
Sold for:
$147$125

Pocket Altimeter, signed on dial R & J Beck, 31 Cornhill, London the 1 3/4 in. diameter silvered dial marked 551 Compensated with inner dial graduated 15-31 and the outer 0-18,000 in an engine More ...

Early Pocket Compass

Early Pocket Compass

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$176$150

Early Pocket Compass, 18th century, with engraved circular paper card, thirty-two point rose, steel needle and winged brass hub, in circular mahogany case with ring-turned decoration on lid, dia. 2 More ...

English Pocket Compass

English Pocket Compass

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$118$100

English Pocket Compass, late 18th / early 19th century, with paper card, thirty-two point rose, and steel needle with winged brass hub, in mahogany case, wd. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Three Pocket Compasses

Three Pocket Compasses

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$206$175

Three Pocket Compasses, the earliest by Negelein, with hand-colored sixteen-point illuminated paper dial, an arrow marking magnetic variation at 18 degrees NNW, blued-steel needle with brass hub, More ...

Pocket Compass

Pocket Compass

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$323$275

Pocket Compass, with floating paper dial, Roman chapter ring and brass gnomon, in turned fruitwood case with pressed-metal bezel and lid, dia. 2 in. More ...

Three Compasses

Three Compasses

Lot:
28A
Sold for:
$147$125

Three Compasses, a surveyor's brass dip compass; a gimbaled boat compass with 3-inch dia. floating paper dial, on perspex plinth; and a brass pocket compass. More ...

Horizontal Compass Sundial by Watkins

Horizontal Compass Sundial by Watkins

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$323$275

Horizontal Compass Sundial by Watkins, Bristol, with paper dial, thirty-two point rose, blued steel needle with winged brass hub, brass chapter ring engraved V - XII and I - VII, folding gnomon and More ...

Two Fruitwood Diptych Dials

Two Fruitwood Diptych Dials

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$176$150

Two Fruitwood Diptych Dials, Germany, one by Stockert à Bavaria, both with engraved paper tables. More ...