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Auction 2900T

June 1, 2016 12:00PM
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June 9, 2016 10:00AM

06-01-2016 06-09-2016

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Small Brass Sector

Small Brass Sector

Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$338$275

Small Brass Sector, Butterfield, Paris, late 18th century, with calibrated scale on one side, maker's name on the other, foliate engraved flourishes, lg. 3 1/2 in. More ...

Brass Sector

Brass Sector

Lot:
1031
Sold for:
$209$170

Brass Sector, France, late 18th century, calibrated scales on both sides, lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Brass Sector

Brass Sector

Lot:
1032
Unsold
 

Brass Sector, France, late 18th century, calibrated scales on both sides, lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Brass Sector

Brass Sector

Lot:
1033
Unsold
 

Brass Sector, France, late 18th/early 19th century, calibrated scales on both sides, lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Brass Sector

Brass Sector

Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$123$100

Brass Sector, France, late 18th century, calibrated scales on both sides, lg. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Brass Sector

Brass Sector

Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$172$140

Brass Sector, M. Berge, London, late 18th century, calibrated scales on both sides, marked on one side at the hinged end with maker's name, lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Shagreen-cased Brass and Steel Drafting Tool Set

Shagreen-cased Brass and Steel Drafting Tool Set

Lot:
1036
Sold for:
$197$160

Shagreen-cased Brass and Steel Drafting Tool Set, England, late 18th/early 19th century, comprising a compass and six attachments and two wooden rules, the case with hinged lid, (wear, missing one More ...

Cary Reflecting Sector and Plotting Instrument

Cary Reflecting Sector and Plotting Instrument

Lot:
1037
Sold for:
$523$425

Cary Reflecting Sector and Plotting Instrument, London, mid-19th century, lacquered brass instrument with protractor scale engraved 0-130 and marked "Cary London," sighting pinnula and half-silvered More ...

A. Abraham Full Circle Protractor

A. Abraham Full Circle Protractor

Lot:
1038
Sold for:
$431$350

A. Abraham Full Circle Protractor, Liverpool, late 19th century, 8-in. engraved scale 0-360, inner scale divided in four quadrants 0-90, cross arm engraved "A. Abraham Liverpool," dual facing More ...

Cary Brass Plotting Compass

Cary Brass Plotting Compass

Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$554$450

Cary Brass Plotting Compass, London, 19th century, 9 1/4-in. dia. geared circle with thumbscrew vernier adjustment and calibrated scale 0-360 degrees, engraved on the rotating cross frame "Cary More ...

Boxed Brass Compass Circle

Boxed Brass Compass Circle

Lot:
1040
Sold for:
$246$200

Boxed Brass Compass Circle, early 19th century, engraved dial numbered 0-360, centrally mounted rotating arm with two scales engraved 0-30 and 30-60, with two detachable knurled thumbscrews, in More ...

Charles W. Dixey Proportional Dividers

Charles W. Dixey Proportional Dividers

Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$185$150

Charles W. Dixey Proportional Dividers, New Bond Street, Optician to the Queen, nickel silver instrument with steel points, scales on each edge and engraved as above, lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Lot:
1042
Unsold
 

Wooden Gunter's Rule, England, late 18th/early 19th century, with precise calibrations for navigation and other uses, old surface, lg. 24 in. More ...

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$123$100

Wooden Gunter's Rule, England, early 19th century, with precise calibrations for navigation and other uses, lg. 24 in. More ...

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Wooden Gunter's Rule

Lot:
1044
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Wooden Gunter's Rule, England, early 19th century, with precise calibrations for navigation and other uses, lg. 24 in. More ...

T. Shaw 12-inch Boxwood Rule

T. Shaw 12-inch Boxwood Rule

Lot:
1045
Sold for:
$123$100

T. Shaw 12-inch Boxwood Rule, London, c. 1846, engraved rule and scale with sliding brass extension rule, steel tips, and brass rule joint engraved "T. Shaw 1846." More ...

Boxwood Folding Rule

Boxwood Folding Rule

Lot:
1046
Sold for:
$123$100

Boxwood Folding Rule, marked "P.E." on rule joint, with engraved Gunter's scale, lg. 6 in. More ...

Unmarked Brass Gunner's Calipers

Unmarked Brass Gunner's Calipers

Lot:
1047
Sold for:
$923$750

Unmarked Brass Gunner's Calipers, 19th century, engraved inch scale on both edges, tables for shots, steel points, lg. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Wood and Brass Cordage Caliper Measure

Wood and Brass Cordage Caliper Measure

Lot:
1048
Sold for:
$123$100

Wood and Brass Cordage Caliper Measure, Whitlock Cordage Co., Jersey City, New Jersey, with sliding brass arm and incised table, maker's name and advertisement on reverse, lg. closed 6 1/2 in. More ...

R.W. Ash Brass Right-angle Gauge

R.W. Ash Brass Right-angle Gauge

Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$461$375

R.W. Ash Brass Right-angle Gauge, 19th century, 12-in. instrument with arch calibrated 0-90 in both directions with 1-degree increments, and hinged center pointer. More ...

Brass, Steel and Wood Chart Tool

Brass, Steel and Wood Chart Tool

Lot:
1050
Sold for:
$148$120

Brass, Steel and Wood Chart Tool, probably England, early 19th century, with knurled thumbscrew tighteners fixed to brass bodies die-stamped "L.H.D." which slide on a mahogany rail, above More ...

Stainless Steel Equal Spacing Divider

Stainless Steel Equal Spacing Divider

Lot:
1051
Sold for:
$369$300

Stainless Steel Equal Spacing Divider, Theo Alteneder & Sons, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, late 19th century, with eleven points spaced equally, which remain so even when the instrument is extended, More ...

Pair of Steel Dividers

Pair of Steel Dividers

Lot:
1052
Sold for:
$62$50

Pair of Steel Dividers, Bemis & Call Hardware & Tool Co., Springfield, Massachusetts, mid-19th century, lg. 9 5/8 in. More ...

Large Brass Navigational 18-inch Parallel Rule

Large Brass Navigational 18-inch Parallel Rule

Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$111$90

Large Brass Navigational 18-inch Parallel Rule, Wilfred O. White & Sons, Boston/New York/Baltimore, late 19th century, maker's name on lower parallel. More ...

Hardwood and Brass 12-inch Rolling Parallel Rule

Hardwood and Brass 12-inch Rolling Parallel Rule

Lot:
1054
Unsold
 

Hardwood and Brass 12-inch Rolling Parallel Rule, B.J. Hall & Co., Ltd., London/Birmingham, England, late 19th century, (minor wear). More ...

Hardwood and Brass 18-inch Parallel Rule

Hardwood and Brass 18-inch Parallel Rule

Lot:
1055
Unsold
 

Hardwood and Brass 18-inch Parallel Rule, early 20th century, each blade with chamfered straight edges, and shaped brass hardware with ringed center decoration. More ...

T.S. & J.D. Negus 18-inch Polished Brass Parallel Rule

T.S. & J.D. Negus 18-inch Polished Brass Parallel Rule

Lot:
1056
Sold for:
$123$100

T.S. & J.D. Negus 18-inch Polished Brass Parallel Rule, first half 20th century, engraved as above, with cardinal points and scales. More ...

Small Carved Whalebone Slide-lid Dominoes Box

Small Carved Whalebone Slide-lid Dominoes Box

Lot:
1057
Sold for:
$523$425

Small Carved Whalebone Slide-lid Dominoes Box, possibly French Prisoner-of-war-made, late 18th/early 19th century, with incised geometric carving throughout, the box supported on four stile feet, More ...

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth

Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth, America, late 19th century, engraved on one side with two single-masted sailing vessels, highlighted in red and black pigment, lg. 5 in. More ...

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth Depicting Neptune

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth Depicting Neptune

Lot:
1059
Sold for:
$338$275

Small Scrimshaw-decorated Whale's Tooth Depicting Neptune, America, 19th century, (chip to tip), lg. 5 in. More ...