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Auction 3093M

April 20, 2018 10:00AM

04-20-2018 04-20-2018

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Lots

Fruitwood Cooper's Compass

Fruitwood Cooper's Compass

Lot:
270
Unsold
 

Fruitwood Cooper's Compass, France, 19th century, shaped, and tapered legs with interior mortised stabilizing bar, wrought iron points, and screw joint, lg. 38 in. Provenance: The property of More ...

Two 19th Century Marking Gauges

Two 19th Century Marking Gauges

Lot:
271
Sold for:
$98$80

Two 19th Century Marking Gauges, a rosewood example with brass neck and adjustable blade length, lg. 9 to 11 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Four Woodworking Marking Gauges

Four Woodworking Marking Gauges

Lot:
272
Sold for:
$215$175

Four Woodworking Marking Gauges, 19th century, brass, and wood gauges, three with double pins for marking the mortise and tenons, and a small rectangular block with sliding upper section. More ...

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments

Lot:
273
Sold for:
$523$425

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments, a set of calipers marked on rear brass "TM 1852," with 6-in. arm; and a combination square with opposing hinged arms, lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...

Eleven Calipers and Compasses

Eleven Calipers and Compasses

Lot:
274
Sold for:
$615$500

Eleven Calipers and Compasses, 19th century, steel inside/outside calipers, some figural examples, one marked "HBJ 1855 Norristown PA.," three brass and steel compasses, and a shoe-form punch. More ...

Three Matthew Berge Lacquered Brass Instruments

Three Matthew Berge Lacquered Brass Instruments

Lot:
275
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

Three Matthew Berge Lacquered Brass Instruments, London, first quarter 19th century, a gunner's perpendicular leveling scribe with inset steel feet, scribe, and a spirit level marked "Berge"; a More ...

Marked Timber or Wheelwright's Calipers

Marked Timber or Wheelwright's Calipers

Lot:
276
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Marked Timber or Wheelwright's Calipers, France, 19th century, steel-mounted tapered legs branded "Saillard Freres," with riveted joint, wing marked "Jacquet Joseph/A Foncine Le Bas/1868," with More ...

Three French Brass Folding Squares

Three French Brass Folding Squares

Lot:
277
Sold for:
$677$550

Three French Brass Folding Squares, 19th century, all with engraved scales, hinged corner, plumb-bob window, and holes, each signed, each lg. 6 1/2 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European More ...

John Bell Chambers Folding Square

John Bell Chambers Folding Square

Lot:
278
Sold for:
$554$450

John Bell Chambers Folding Square, United Kingdom, 1754, ebony body with brass mounts, and rule, engraved in script "John Bell Chambers 1754," lg. 7 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Lot:
279
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers, London, late 18th century, 7-in. lg. instrument with inset iron tips, and hand-engraved scales and tables on both sides, and marked "C. Lincoln, More ...

Seven Brass, Steel, and Ebony Rules

Seven Brass, Steel, and Ebony Rules

Lot:
280
Sold for:
$984$800

Seven Brass, Steel, and Ebony Rules, Europe, 18th/19th century, six with rule-joint hinges, one with sliding extension, lg. 3 1/2 to 6 1/2 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European Tools, p. More ...

Jeremiah Watkins Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Jeremiah Watkins Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Lot:
281
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Jeremiah Watkins Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers, London, late 18th early 19th century, 7-in. long instrument with inset iron tips, and hand-engraved scales, and tables on both sides, and More ...

2-inch Silver Folding Rule

2-inch Silver Folding Rule

Lot:
282
Sold for:
$98$80

2-inch Silver Folding Rule, United Kingdom, decorated scrolled bars with center bosses on each side with indistinguishable marks. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

17th Century Brass Sector

17th Century Brass Sector

Lot:
283
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17th Century Brass Sector, Europe, engraved divisions and scales on both arms, hinged stabilizing bar marked "1626" with a touchmark, lg. 6 in. Note: Reportedly found on a battlefield of the More ...

German Brass Artillery Rule

German Brass Artillery Rule

Lot:
284
Sold for:
$308$250

German Brass Artillery Rule, mid-18th century, folding rule with scale on one side reading 0-12, the other 1-95, stabilizing bar engraved "1750," with a finely shaped end. Provenance: The More ...

Two 19th Century Folding Squares

Two 19th Century Folding Squares

Lot:
285
Sold for:
$861$700

Two 19th Century Folding Squares, France and England, a rosewood-body instrument with brass hardware and protractor divided 0-90-0, marked "W.T. Fisher/Patd. June 23rd 1868," with a 12-in. steel More ...

Andreas Conrad Engraved Brass Protractor

Andreas Conrad Engraved Brass Protractor

Lot:
286
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Andreas Conrad Engraved Brass Protractor, Ulm, Germany, mid-18th century, 4 5/8-in. straight edge engraved with floral decoration, arch with dual scales divided 0-180, pierced center aperture with More ...

Two Brass Protractors

Two Brass Protractors

Lot:
287
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Brass Protractors, France, 18th/19th century, both with engraved inner and outer scales with tapered outer edges and beveled straight edges, larger lg. 6 7/8 in. marked "Cadot/A. Lion 1748," More ...

Eight Layout or Marking Gauges

Eight Layout or Marking Gauges

Lot:
288
Sold for:
$369$300

Eight Layout or Marking Gauges, 18th/19th century, two triangular squares with turned brass handles; dovetail layout gauge with patent date; steel rule with brass stop marked "BL"; brass and steel More ...

Four French Sectors

Four French Sectors

Lot:
289
Sold for:
$677$550

Four French Sectors, 19th century, brass instruments with scales and tables engraved on both sides, all with foliate engraved central rule-joint hinge, one marked "Butterfield le Cordes a Paris," More ...

Five Boxwood Rules

Five Boxwood Rules

Lot:
290
Sold for:
$86$70

Five Boxwood Rules, 19th/20th century, each engraved with scales on all sides, some with folding brass rules, one with sliding caliper and signed "W. Flay 1887," lg. 6 1/2 to 12 in. Provenance: More ...

Set of Finely Engraved Iron Calipers

Set of Finely Engraved Iron Calipers

Lot:
291
Unsold
 

Set of Finely Engraved Iron Calipers, 18th/19th century, 10-in. lg. iron calipers with hinged center, engraved diamond, and floral decoration throughout. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

Early Wooden 56-inch Oak Trammel Points and a Wooden Level

Early Wooden 56-inch Oak Trammel Points and a Wooden Level

Lot:
292
Sold for:
$62$50

Early Wooden 56-inch Oak Trammel Points and a Wooden Level, single stationary point and one movable point with wedge lock-down, level lg. 16 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Lot:
293
Sold for:
$492$400

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments, England, 18th and 19th century, 22-in. measure with knife edge, marked on one side "Edw. Roberts Maker in Groceres Alley in Old Jewry London/Rob Nelson Nov. 22 More ...

Two Japanese Sumitsubo Ink Lines

Two Japanese Sumitsubo Ink Lines

Lot:
294
Sold for:
$86$70

Two Japanese Sumitsubo Ink Lines, 19th century, both with heart-shaped wells, lg. 8 and 9 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Five 19th Century Marking Gauges

Five 19th Century Marking Gauges

Lot:
295
Sold for:
$215$175

Five 19th Century Marking Gauges, a boxwood example with shaped plane marked "F.A. Pitman"; two with brass hardware, one marked "J. Perry"; and two hardwood examples, lg. 6 to 8 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Erotic Figural Calipers

Pair of Erotic Figural Calipers

Lot:
296
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Pair of Erotic Figural Calipers, France, 19th century, steel instrument with a man and woman figures in flagrante with their arms acting as the caliper, lg. 7 in. Provenance: The property of More ...

Three "Dancing" Calipers

Three "Dancing" Calipers

Lot:
297
Sold for:
$246$200

Three "Dancing" Calipers, 19th century, two steel examples and a brass example marked "A. Green," lg. 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Early Canoe-making Axe

Early Canoe-making Axe

Lot:
298
Sold for:
$308$250

Early Canoe-making Axe, 26-in. tapered wooden handle with single-edged mortised iron blade. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Three Early Side Axes

Three Early Side Axes

Lot:
299
Sold for:
$523$425

Three Early Side Axes, Europe, wrought iron blades, each with decorated touchmarks, edge lg. 7 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two Decorated Goosewing Side Axes

Two Decorated Goosewing Side Axes

Lot:
300
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Decorated Goosewing Side Axes, 18th/19th century, one with a fully decorated side depicting a flower in bloom and a five-point star, blade lg. 14 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European More ...

Two Early Marked Side Axes

Two Early Marked Side Axes

Lot:
301
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Early Marked Side Axes, Europe, wrought iron blades, each with decorated touchmarks, edge lg. 8 to 10 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Four Early Iron Twybils

Four Early Iron Twybils

Lot:
302
Sold for:
$246$200

Four Early Iron Twybils, Europe, 19th century, one marked "TH Simon" twice and "1841" just above "NV" on the chisel end, another marked "JP" next to the socket, a single-edge tool marked "AB," and More ...

18th Century Marked Axe or Hatchet

18th Century Marked Axe or Hatchet

Lot:
303
Sold for:
$185$150

18th Century Marked Axe or Hatchet, wrought iron head engraved on one side "Hanet," the other side "1799," with remnants of decoration, lg. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

Bronze Axe Head

Bronze Axe Head

Lot:
304
Sold for:
$431$350

Bronze Axe Head, reportedly from the Luristen province area, 9th to 8th century BC, lg. 7 1/2 in. Note: A similar example can be found in the Musee des Beaux-Arts de Lyon. Provenance: The More ...

Three Early Bronze Axe Heads

Three Early Bronze Axe Heads

Lot:
305
Sold for:
$523$425

Three Early Bronze Axe Heads, one with jade insets, lg. 6 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Eight Japanese Stone Axes

Eight Japanese Stone Axes

Lot:
306
Sold for:
$98$80

Eight Japanese Stone Axes, Jomon period, c. 7000 BC, lg. 5 to 9 in. Note: Reportedly found in the Aomori Prefecture area of Japan. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Boxwood and Ebony Silver-mounted Mallet

Boxwood and Ebony Silver-mounted Mallet

Lot:
307
Sold for:
$277$225

Boxwood and Ebony Silver-mounted Mallet, c. 1872, silver commemorative plate reading: "To Sir Thomas C. Fermor Hesketh Bar M.D., R.W.P.G.M, on the Occasion of Laying the Foundation Stone of All More ...

Three Early Hammers

Three Early Hammers

Lot:
308
Sold for:
$62$50

Three Early Hammers, with various wood handles, one head marked "S.L Patrick 1886 Ottawa." Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Seven Wooden Server Mallets

Seven Wooden Server Mallets

Lot:
309
Sold for:
$62$50

Seven Wooden Server Mallets, Europe, 19th century. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Ten Wooden Mallets

Ten Wooden Mallets

Lot:
310
Sold for:
$431$350

Ten Wooden Mallets, Europe, 19th century, stone mason's, carver's, and woodworker's mallets. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Three Horn and Oak Tapestry Mallets

Three Horn and Oak Tapestry Mallets

Lot:
311
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Horn and Oak Tapestry Mallets, Europe, 19th century, oak handles with variously shaped horn heads, lg. 10 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

1814 Carpenter's Church Hammer

1814 Carpenter's Church Hammer

Lot:
312
Sold for:
$369$300

1814 Carpenter's Church Hammer, Europe, the small iron head engraved with the "IHS" symbol on one side, "1814" on the other, crosshatching and dots on the top edge, and stamped florets on each side More ...

18th Century Brace by Hulot

18th Century Brace by Hulot

Lot:
313
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18th Century Brace by Hulot, Paris, floral-engraved octagonal tapered iron sweep, wooden handle and head, and square socket chuck with thumbscrew, engraved "Hulot a Paris," lg. with bit 15 in. More ...

Twenty-one Bits or Awls

Twenty-one Bits or Awls

Lot:
314
Sold for:
$123$100

Twenty-one Bits or Awls, France, 19th century, turned wood handles and steel screw-tipped shanks. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Unusual Fruitwood Brace

Unusual Fruitwood Brace

Lot:
315
Sold for:
$492$400

Unusual Fruitwood Brace, 19th century, fruitwood body with stationary pad, center screw for the bit attachment, lg. 16 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two Early Braces

Two Early Braces

Lot:
316
Sold for:
$277$225

Two Early Braces, a wooden example with lead inlay and strapping, and an iron example with wood pad, both with bits, lg. 14 1/2 to 16 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Three Wood Braces

Three Wood Braces

Lot:
317
Sold for:
$154$125

Three Wood Braces, Europe, various size handles, one marked "Gerdette." Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Three Braces, and Bits

Three Braces, and Bits

Lot:
318
Sold for:
$215$175

Three Braces, and Bits, 18th/19th century, six bits are associated with the brass tipped brace, lg. 12 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Three Drills

Three Drills

Lot:
319
Sold for:
$185$150

Three Drills, 19th century, two mahogany-handled Archimedes drills and a pump drill with brass pad and beechwood handle, lg. 9 to 14 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

19th Century Iron Brace and Bit

19th Century Iron Brace and Bit

Lot:
320
Unsold
 

19th Century Iron Brace and Bit, with wooden pad, marked "1880" on one side of bit holder, "HRT" in script on the other side, lg. with bit 17 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

Presentation Brass Button Pad Brace

Presentation Brass Button Pad Brace

Lot:
321
Sold for:
$62$50

Presentation Brass Button Pad Brace, 1838, shaped beech handle with brass cap engraved "To Joseph Taylor from his Master for good behavior during his Apprenticeship 1838," with rosewood head. More ...

Early Wrought Iron Cooper's Hooping Tool

Early Wrought Iron Cooper's Hooping Tool

Lot:
322
Sold for:
$12$10

Early Wrought Iron Cooper's Hooping Tool, Europe, with stationary hooked jaw at one end, lg. 40 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog

Lot:
323
Sold for:
$369$300

19th Century Cooper's Hooping Dog, France, carved and faceted boxwood body with hinged iron hold-down, lg. 10 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two French Cooper's Cock Augers

Two French Cooper's Cock Augers

Lot:
324
Sold for:
$492$400

Two French Cooper's Cock Augers, 18th century, elmwood with iron tips, one with wood handle the other with iron, lg. 9 and 11 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Ten Cooper's or Barrel Markers

Ten Cooper's or Barrel Markers

Lot:
325
Sold for:
$369$300

Ten Cooper's or Barrel Markers, France, 19th century, ebonized turned wood handles with brass ferrules and stamps, lg. 4 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Large Cooper's Bung Extractor or Tire Bond

Large Cooper's Bung Extractor or Tire Bond

Lot:
326
Sold for:
$92$75

Large Cooper's Bung Extractor or Tire Bond, Bordeaux, France, 19th century, turned wood handle with iron shaft marked "G. Pepin a Bordeaux," lg. 12 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

Seven Cooper's Bung Extractors or Tire Bonds

Seven Cooper's Bung Extractors or Tire Bonds

Lot:
327
Sold for:
$369$300

Seven Cooper's Bung Extractors or Tire Bonds, France, 19th century, various sizes, wood handles, one marked on horn "Goldenberg No. 1595-96." Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

French Cooper's Compass

French Cooper's Compass

Lot:
328
Sold for:
$461$375

French Cooper's Compass, 19th century, beechwood body with arms terminating in hearts, brass ferrules and iron points, lg. 12 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Cross-handled Auger

Cross-handled Auger

Lot:
329
Sold for:
$49$40

Cross-handled Auger, France, 19th century, ash handle carved "1805" on one side, "WDF" on the other, lg. 17 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Wine Barrel Marker and a Timber Marker

Wine Barrel Marker and a Timber Marker

Lot:
330
Sold for:
$277$225

Wine Barrel Marker and a Timber Marker, 19th century, iron barrel stamp or marker reading "F. Lafenetre a Segonzac CHTe," timber marker with wheel-form iron head reading 0-9. Provenance: The More ...

Cooper's Barrel Making Tools

Cooper's Barrel Making Tools

Lot:
331
Sold for:
$37$30

Cooper's Barrel Making Tools, 19th century, three screw-downs, each marked with manufacturer's name, and two pairs of pliers. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

18th Century Cooper's Marking Gauge

18th Century Cooper's Marking Gauge

Lot:
332
Unsold
 

18th Century Cooper's Marking Gauge, France, carved body with opposing spiral ends, one side reading "1797," the other "J.L.R.L(?)," and parallel iron plates, screws, and blade, lg. 20 in. More ...

Eight 19th Century Cooper's Tools

Eight 19th Century Cooper's Tools

Lot:
333
Sold for:
$25$20

Eight 19th Century Cooper's Tools, Europe, jigger knife, oak draw knife carved with the initials "KF," and barrel screws. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Cooper's Barrel Making Plane

Cooper's Barrel Making Plane

Lot:
334
Sold for:
$185$150

Cooper's Barrel Making Plane, 19th century, curved or arched rail with corresponding skewed plane, lg. 16 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two Cooper's Planes or Crozes

Two Cooper's Planes or Crozes

Lot:
335
Sold for:
$738$600

Two Cooper's Planes or Crozes, France, 19th century, a fruitwood example engraved with a large "S" and "1838" with octagonal screw heads, and a large elmwood example marked in part "Lacan Fils(?)," More ...

French Jabloir or Barrel Construction Plane

French Jabloir or Barrel Construction Plane

Lot:
336
Sold for:
$62$50

French Jabloir or Barrel Construction Plane, 19th century, walnut edge-beaded plate with central carved heart, marked "Duffaud," with mortised shank and iron blade, plate ht. 12 in. Provenance: More ...

Four Cooper's Bung Borers

Four Cooper's Bung Borers

Lot:
337
Sold for:
$86$70

Four Cooper's Bung Borers, France, 19th century, one with an iron handle, two of the wood-handled examples marked with manufacturer. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two Cooper's Mallets

Two Cooper's Mallets

Lot:
338
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Cooper's Mallets, Europe, 19th century, tapered spherical heads with mortised handles, lg. 11 and 15 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Five Billhooks

Five Billhooks

Lot:
339
Sold for:
$308$250

Five Billhooks, France, United Kingdom, 19th century, two single-edged blades marked with a crown over "W.S.," two double-edged blades, one marked "Lebesgue/ci-devant port de Bercy," lg. 11 to 17 More ...

Two Cooper's Compasses

Two Cooper's Compasses

Lot:
340
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Two Cooper's Compasses, France, 18th and 19th century, one engraved "Hindermann" on the brass ferrule, the body with punched and carved decoration throughout and marked at the hinge joints "1738" on More ...

Three French Jabloir or Barrel Construction Planes

Three French Jabloir or Barrel Construction Planes

Lot:
341
Unsold
 

Three French Jabloir or Barrel Construction Planes, 19th century, various wood planes with stationary fence and mortised arm with cutting or marking iron, lg. 8 to 16 in. Provenance: The property More ...

17th/18th Century Cooper's Axe

17th/18th Century Cooper's Axe

Lot:
342
Sold for:
$738$600

17th/18th Century Cooper's Axe, single-edge wrought iron blade marked "Bouher a Epanne," with fruitwood handle, lg. 24 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Four Cask or Barrel Volume Measurers

Four Cask or Barrel Volume Measurers

Lot:
343
Sold for:
$123$100

Four Cask or Barrel Volume Measurers, 19th/20th century, three ring-handled shafts with scales and maker's marks, and a boxwood and brass measurer marked "Customs & More ...

Early Nautical Wrought Iron and Brass Pulley

Early Nautical Wrought Iron and Brass Pulley

Lot:
344
Sold for:
$400$325

Early Nautical Wrought Iron and Brass Pulley, Europe, mahogany body with wrought iron decorated hinged hook above the offset encased brass pulleys, ht. 19 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of More ...

Boatbuilder's Gouge

Boatbuilder's Gouge

Lot:
345
Sold for:
$154$125

Boatbuilder's Gouge, Scandinavia, 18th/19th century, wrought iron shaft with heart and tree symbol terminating in a 1/2-in. gouge, lg. 30 1/2 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European Tools, More ...

Five Boatbuilder's Chisels or Slicks

Five Boatbuilder's Chisels or Slicks

Lot:
346
Sold for:
$584$475

Five Boatbuilder's Chisels or Slicks, Europe, 18th/19th century, iron or steel blades each with touchmarks, turned wooden handles with brass or steel ferrules, lg. 18 to 29 in. Provenance: The More ...

Boatbuilder's Combination Square

Boatbuilder's Combination Square

Lot:
347
Sold for:
$615$500

Boatbuilder's Combination Square, Edwin Craven, Hull, United Kingdom, index arm marked "Edwin Craven Maker Hull/No. 102," with adjustable bubble level, and scale engraved "Diameter of Propeller," More ...

Three Wooden Fids

Three Wooden Fids

Lot:
348
Sold for:
$74$60

Three Wooden Fids, Europe, 19th century, one with a finely chip-carved handle marked "J.T." Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Six Sailmaker's Tools

Six Sailmaker's Tools

Lot:
349
Sold for:
$246$200

Six Sailmaker's Tools, 19th century, a steel needle marked "810-5444 SF TA 1872"; four fids, two Lignum vitae; and a turned wood handle and steel needle, lg. 9 to 18 in. Provenance: The property More ...

19th Century French Customs Fishing Net Gauge

19th Century French Customs Fishing Net Gauge

Lot:
350
Sold for:
$338$275

19th Century French Customs Fishing Net Gauge, pyramidal wood gauge with simple turned handle and scale markings on each side, lg. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two Sailmaker's Whalebone and Mahogany Seam Rubbers

Two Sailmaker's Whalebone and Mahogany Seam Rubbers

Lot:
351
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Two Sailmaker's Whalebone and Mahogany Seam Rubbers, United Kingdom, 19th century, a bone example with tapered carved end reading "SMR and FH 1826," and a mahogany example with handle carved with More ...

Late 17th Century Boxed Coin Balance or Assayer's Scale

Late 17th Century Boxed Coin Balance or Assayer's Scale

Lot:
352
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Late 17th Century Boxed Coin Balance or Assayer's Scale, Pierre-Louis Rogon, France, c. 1683, fitted fruitwood case with snipe hinges, with underside reading in script "P Rogon Andre le fran Rue More ...

Group of Scales and Weights

Group of Scales and Weights

Lot:
353
Sold for:
$215$175

Group of Scales and Weights, three brass elephant-form weights, a postal scale, an assayer's scale with carved wood case, a brass box with applied tool decoration, and two other scales. More ...

18th Century Roman Scale or Steelyard

18th Century Roman Scale or Steelyard

Lot:
354
Sold for:
$111$90

18th Century Roman Scale or Steelyard, floral-decorated beam, counterweight with inspection dates: 1740, 1743, 1748, 1755, 1756, 1772, and 1778, and marked "GMBF/CB/C+B/M," with braided chains, beam More ...

Roman Scale or Steelyard

Roman Scale or Steelyard

Lot:
355
Sold for:
$25$20

Roman Scale or Steelyard, steel beam and chains, with brass counterweight, lg. 32 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Scandinavian Weighing Arm

Scandinavian Weighing Arm

Lot:
356
Sold for:
$62$50

Scandinavian Weighing Arm, 18th century, iron hook attached to the tapered shaft with graduated brass pins, turned head with various inspection dates, lg. 29 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of More ...

Two Early Thread-making Dies or Die Boxes

Two Early Thread-making Dies or Die Boxes

Lot:
357
Sold for:
$461$375

Two Early Thread-making Dies or Die Boxes, Europe, 17th and 18th century, a small rectangular example with chip-carved edges and dated "1681" in an oval die with turned concentric circles on both More ...

Three Screw Boxes and Taps

Three Screw Boxes and Taps

Lot:
358
Sold for:
$554$450

Three Screw Boxes and Taps, France, fruitwood-handled no. 6 marked "Bergeron a Paris," no. 8 marked "a Paris," and a kingwood-handled tool with brass die body. Provenance: The property of Laurent More ...

Five Woodworking Marking Gauges

Five Woodworking Marking Gauges

Lot:
359
Sold for:
$86$70

Five Woodworking Marking Gauges, probably Europe, 19th century, various woods with different length beams and cutters, lg. 8 1/2 to 13 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...