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Auction 2623M

December 1, 2012 10:00AM

12-01-2012 12-01-2012

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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R. & J. Beck Brass Binocular Microscope

R. & J. Beck Brass Binocular Microscope

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$600$500

R. & J. Beck Brass Binocular Microscope, London, c. 1870, rack and pinion coarse focus, thumbwheel fine focus, circular stage with slide bar and spring clip, plano/concave mirror, triangular folding More ...

Culpepper-type Microscope

Culpepper-type Microscope

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$780$650

Culpepper-type Microscope, brass microscope with sliding focus inner tube engraved 1,2, 3, 4, eyepiece, circular stage, sprung slide holder, concave mirror, two sets of scrolling brass supports, on More ...

Two Brass Microscopes

Two Brass Microscopes

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$150$125

Two Brass Microscopes, a Rich. Holz, Berlin, rack and pinion coarse focus, triple nosepiece circular stage, and plano/concave mirror, with mahogany box; and a Bausch & Lomb with rack and pinion More ...

Two London Microscopes

Two London Microscopes

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$570$475

Two London Microscopes, England, one Ross London, no. 8602, rackwork coarse focus on body, micrometer screw fine focus on pillar, nosepiece with three objectives, mechanical stage, X and Y More ...

Brass Microscope by Baker

Brass Microscope by Baker

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$900$750

Brass Microscope by Baker, London, c. 1850, lacquered brass monocular microscope, single tube, dual nosepiece with unmarked objectives, square damascened stage, X and Y adjustments, plano/concave More ...

Two Spencer Brass Microscopes

Two Spencer Brass Microscopes

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$240$200

Two Spencer Brass Microscopes, Buffalo, New York, both of lacquered brass with rack and pinion coarse focus, fine focus on pillar, plano/concave mirror, one with triple nosepiece and three marked More ...

Ross, London Binocular Microscope No. 5115

Ross, London Binocular Microscope No. 5115

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,680$1,400

Ross, London Binocular Microscope No. 5115, England, of lacquered brass, the eyepieces with rackwork adjustment above the rackwork coarse focus, prism mounted above dual nosepiece with objectives More ...

Watson & Sons Microscope

Watson & Sons Microscope

Lot:
8
Unsold
 

Watson & Sons Microscope, London, no. 4421, rack and pinion coarse focus, micrometer screw fine focus, dual nosepiece, mechanical stage, X and Y adjustments with vernier scales, substage condenser, More ...

The Harley Binocular Microscope by C. Collins

The Harley Binocular Microscope by C. Collins

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,680$1,400

The Harley Binocular Microscope by C. Collins, London, c. 1883, of lacquered brass, base marked C. Collins Optician 77 G Titchfield St., London, double nosepiece, two unmarked objectives, rackwork More ...

W. Watson & Sons Binocular Microscope

W. Watson & Sons Binocular Microscope

Lot:
10
Unsold
 

W. Watson & Sons Binocular Microscope, London, no. 3850, marked W. Watson & Sons, 313 High Holborn, London, bright lacquered and oxidized brass, rack and pinion coarse focus, calibrated micrometer More ...

Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope

Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope, Liverpool, England, mid-19th century, marked A. Abraham & Co., Liverpool, binocular tube with eyepiece adjustment, single nosepiece, rack and pinion coarse More ...

Two Bausch & Lomb Brass Microscopes

Two Bausch & Lomb Brass Microscopes

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$120$100

Two Bausch & Lomb Brass Microscopes, Rochester, New York, c. 1920, no. 56715, with rack and pinion coarse focus on body, micrometer fine focus on pillar, triple nosepiece with marked objectives, More ...

Henry Crouch Compound Microscope

Henry Crouch Compound Microscope

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$300$250

Henry Crouch Compound Microscope, London, c. 1880, lacquered brass and black japanned brass, single eyepiece and objective, rack and pinion coarse focus, fine focus knob on front of barrel, circular More ...

Four Modern Binocular Microscopes

Four Modern Binocular Microscopes

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$270$225

Four Modern Binocular Microscopes, all in black paint, a Beck London, model 3228, with L-shaped attachment with prism connected just above the single objective, in a wooden box containing three More ...

Casella Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope

Casella Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$180$150

Casella Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope, London, single-draw eyepiece with scale on side marked 15-20, single nosepiece with three objectives and dual objective holder, rackwork coarse More ...

J.H. Dallmeyer Binocular Microscope

J.H. Dallmeyer Binocular Microscope

Lot:
16
Unsold
 

J.H. Dallmeyer Binocular Microscope, London, of lacquered brass, eyepieces with rackwork adjustment, single objective marked 1/4 in. Ross, London, Wenham prism, rim of circular stage divided into 1 More ...

Lacquered Brass Monocular Microscope by E. Leitz

Lacquered Brass Monocular Microscope by E. Leitz

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$150$125

Lacquered Brass Monocular Microscope by E. Leitz, draw-tube coarse focus, fine focus on pillar, dual nosepiece, three eyepieces and objectives, dual mirror on swing arm, U-base marked E. Leitz, More ...

Two Brass Microscopes

Two Brass Microscopes

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$480$400

Two Brass Microscopes, a J. Dujardin, Paris, with draw-tube focusing, single nosepiece, rectangular stage, plano/concave mirror, in a mahogany case with two objectives, three eyepieces and More ...

J. Swift & Son Compound Microscope

J. Swift & Son Compound Microscope

Lot:
19
Unsold
 

J. Swift & Son Compound Microscope, London, of lacquered and oxidized brass, marked J Swift & Son, London. W., Patent 24960, double nosepiece with two objectives, rackwork focusing, fitted with More ...

Brass Microscope by Baker

Brass Microscope by Baker

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$185$150

Brass Microscope by Baker, London, rackwork coarse focus on body, micrometer screw fine focus on pillar, single nosepiece with objective marked C, Zeiss, D, rectangular stage, plano mirror, shaped More ...

Brass and Iron Microscope with Freestanding Condenser

Brass and Iron Microscope with Freestanding Condenser

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$185$150

Brass and Iron Microscope with Freestanding Condenser, black-painted U-shaped iron base, single objective, plano/concave mirror on rotating arm, rack and pinion coarse focusing, fine focusing on More ...

Cased Brass Gould-type Microscope and Compendium

Cased Brass Gould-type Microscope and Compendium

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Cased Brass Gould-type Microscope and Compendium, London, mid-19th century, with flat-folding tripod base marked Tuther, 221 Holborn, London, circular pillar with compass joint supporting square arm More ...

Troughton & Simms, Ltd. Surveyor's Transit

Troughton & Simms, Ltd. Surveyor's Transit

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$240$200

Troughton & Simms, Ltd. Surveyor's Transit, London, the telescope with rack and pinion focusing and objective lens ray shade, vertical circle with bubble level, silvered scale, twin verniers and More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley 4 1/2-inch Brass Surveyor's Compass

W. & L.E. Gurley 4 1/2-inch Brass Surveyor's Compass

Lot:
24
Unsold
 

W. & L.E. Gurley 4 1/2-inch Brass Surveyor's Compass, Troy, New York, the green-painted instrument with cardinal points, center engraved W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y., U.S.A., dual bubble levels, More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Transit

W. & L.E. Gurley Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Transit

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$738$600

W. & L.E. Gurley Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Transit, Troy, New York, 10-in. telescope with fine rack focusing, bubble level, 4 1/2-in. silvered vertical circle with vernier, "A" frame attached to a More ...

Three Surveyor's Levels

Three Surveyor's Levels

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$120$100

Three Surveyor's Levels, including an L. Beckmann Co. Toledo, OH, No. 2651, with a 12-in. telescope, bubble level, and four adjustable screw feet, with box; a Keuffel & Esser No. 5779 with an 11-in. More ...

T. Cooke & Sons Oxidized Surveyor's Transit

T. Cooke & Sons Oxidized Surveyor's Transit

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$270$225

T. Cooke & Sons Oxidized Surveyor's Transit, London, York and Capetown, no. 7038, the 12-in. telescope with dust cap, rack focusing, counterweight, and 6-in. dia. vertical circle with silvered More ...

Oxidized and Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Transit

Oxidized and Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Transit

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$185$150

Oxidized and Lacquered Brass Surveyor's Transit, the 9-in. telescope with initials LP and an engraved heart, rack focusing, 4-in. eyepiece, inverted "V" frames, vertical half circle with scale and More ...

Cook, Troughton & Simms Brass Surveyor's Transit

Cook, Troughton & Simms Brass Surveyor's Transit

Lot:
29
Unsold
 

Cook, Troughton & Simms Brass Surveyor's Transit, London and New York, no. 23044, the 12-in. telescope with 1-in. draw focusing, 8-in. horizontal circle signed as above, enclosing a silvered scale, More ...

Brass Surveyor's Transit by Stanley

Brass Surveyor's Transit by Stanley

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Brass Surveyor's Transit by Stanley, London, 19th century, signed on horizontal plate Stanley London 97183, with silvered vernier and enclosed chamfered silvered scale, dual magnifiers and bubble More ...