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Auction 2133

April 13, 2002 10:00AM

04-13-2002 04-13-2002

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Lots

Surgeon's Set

Surgeon's Set

Lot:
156
Sold for:
$2,115$1,800

Surgeon's Set, probably England, first half 19th century, with cross-hatched ebony handles, capital saw, metacarpal saw, five Liston knives by Helmold and Wiegand & Snowden, part gigli saw, More ...

Sikes Hydrometer

Sikes Hydrometer

Lot:
158
Sold for:
$176$150

Sikes Hydrometer, by Loftus, London, with weights and thermometer in mahogany case, a pair of proportional dividers and other drawing More ...

Graduated Set of Seven Pewter Standard Measures

Graduated Set of Seven Pewter Standard Measures

Lot:
159
Sold for:
$353$300

Graduated Set of Seven Pewter Standard Measures, France, 19th century, with maker's mark of Maison Lesseigneur, Deverre Sucr., Caen, for liter through centiliter, with hinged lids, handles and More ...

Set of Six Standard Tin Fluid Measures

Set of Six Standard Tin Fluid Measures

Lot:
160
Sold for:
$206$175

Set of Six Standard Tin Fluid Measures, 19th century, by Chavagnat, Paris, liter through centiliter, ht. to 7 1/2 More ...

British Lacquered-Brass Standard Metre

British Lacquered-Brass Standard Metre

Lot:
161
Sold for:
$235$200

British Lacquered-Brass Standard Metre, by Reverifications Ltd., Aylesbury, No. 11522, for the County Borough of Hastings, with engraved scale, magnifier on rail, and twin handles, in carrying More ...

Oak Personal Weighing Machine by W. & T. Avery Ltd.

Oak Personal Weighing Machine by W. & T. Avery Ltd.

Lot:
162
Sold for:
$176$150

Oak Personal Weighing Machine by W. & T. Avery Ltd., Birmingham, with brass arm divided 0-14 lb., small arm divided 4-16 oz., side mounted circular pan, hinged weight shelf, telescoping brass height More ...

Precision Balance by Sartorius

Precision Balance by Sartorius

Lot:
163
Sold for:
$176$150

Precision Balance by Sartorius, No. 51324, with exterior control rod and glazed case, wd. 15 1/2 in., and a cased set of More ...

Hanging Spring-Scale by John Chatillon & Sons, New York

Hanging Spring-Scale by John Chatillon & Sons, New York

Lot:
164
Sold for:
$176$150

Hanging Spring-Scale by John Chatillon & Sons, New York, with painted dial, 30-pound capacity, 1884 patent date, and suspended circular white enamel pan, ht. 34 More ...

McGrew Computing Scale

McGrew Computing Scale

Lot:
166
Sold for:
$118$100

McGrew Computing Scale, St. Louis, c. 1900, No. 4465, with marble square pan, scoop pan, and three scale arms with sliding and hanging weights, on marbleized metal base, wd. 18 More ...

Avery Counter-Top 1-Pound Shop Scale

Avery Counter-Top 1-Pound Shop Scale

Lot:
167
Sold for:
$206$175

Avery Counter-Top 1-Pound Shop Scale, No. 50061, with black-painted body, brass pan and bubble level; and a Chatillon advertising spring-scale for More ...

Fairbanks Grain Scale

Fairbanks Grain Scale

Lot:
168
Sold for:
$499$425

Fairbanks Grain Scale, with patent date of 1898, with brass un-equal arm divided 0-950 lbs. by 50s and hanging weights on wood base with twin cast-iron fluted column supports, wd. 63 More ...

Various Instruments

Various Instruments

Lot:
169
Sold for:
$235$200

Various Instruments, including a chemist's portable scale in mahogany case and a dental gas More ...

Standard Beam Balance by Gurley

Standard Beam Balance by Gurley

Lot:
170
Sold for:
$118$100

Standard Beam Balance by Gurley, with silver-painted aluminum frame, scale to 100 oz., folding tripod stand with 1913 patent date, and eight fitted nickeled weights, in fitted carrying case, wd. 16 More ...

Two "Lyre-Top" Balances

Two "Lyre-Top" Balances

Lot:
171
Sold for:
$353$300

Two "Lyre-Top" Balances, one by Avery, with brass column support on cast iron base, ht. 33 in.; the other of cast-aluminum with baluster support and wood More ...

Avery 10-Pound Balance

Avery 10-Pound Balance

Lot:
172
Sold for:
$264$225

Avery 10-Pound Balance, with circular ceramic and brass pans, brass lattice beam and column support with cast-iron lyre top and circular base, ht. 34 More ...

Brass Balance by Avery

Brass Balance by Avery

Lot:
173
Sold for:
$118$100

Brass Balance by Avery, England, early 20th century, with circular pans and baluster-turned support, on mahogany base, wd. 20 More ...

Brass Balance by DeGrave & Co.

Brass Balance by DeGrave & Co.

Lot:
174
Sold for:
$499$425

Brass Balance by DeGrave & Co., London, c. 1840, with lattice beam, twin circular pans, each with Arabic inspection stamps, setting lever, pillar support, and tripod stand with inswept feet, ht. 24 More ...

Silver-Plated Postal Scale

Silver-Plated Postal Scale

Lot:
177
Sold for:
$47$40

Silver-Plated Postal Scale, by Wilcox, with circular pan and dial for 10 oz., (plate worn, lacking adjustment knob), ht. 3 1/2 More ...

Folding Guinea Balance

Folding Guinea Balance

Lot:
178
Sold for:
$59$50

Folding Guinea Balance, England, early 19th century, with fold-over weight, sliding cursor, and instructions, in hinged mahogany case, (lacking pan), wd. 5 1/2 More ...

French Pocket Balance

French Pocket Balance

Lot:
179
Sold for:
$176$150

French Pocket Balance, late 18th/early 19th century, with brass balance, weights, and chamois-lined fitted and shaped leather case, wd. 5 1/2 More ...

Nest of Nuremburg Cup Weights

Nest of Nuremburg Cup Weights

Lot:
180
Sold for:
$382$325

Nest of Nuremburg Cup Weights, 17th century, with Pascal Lamb mark of S. Kuntzel and possible date stamp of (16)89, for 128 French Crowns, the swing handle in the form of two beast heads, the More ...

Nest of Cup Weights

Nest of Cup Weights

Lot:
181
Sold for:
$323$275

Nest of Cup Weights, dated 1791, but possibly 19th century, the keeper with geometric designs, the lid stamped with numerous letters, containing ten weights, ht. 6 More ...

Wrought-Iron Steelyard

Wrought-Iron Steelyard

Lot:
183
Sold for:
$323$275

Wrought-Iron Steelyard, probably German, 17th/18th century, with beast-head ends, and ornately wrought hooks, divided 3-10-40 and 40-0-100-150, lg. 22 in.Provenance: The Higgins Armory Museum, More ...

Various Wrought-Iron Tools

Various Wrought-Iron Tools

Lot:
183A
Sold for:
$59$50

Various Wrought-Iron Tools, including a 43-inch long balance arm, a 47-inch long steelyard arm, another steelyard, and shears.Provenance: The Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, More ...

A Diagram Exhibiting the Difference of Time Between the Places Shown & Washington

A Diagram Exhibiting the Difference of Time Between the Places Shown & Washington

Lot:
184
Sold for:
$235$200

A Diagram Exhibiting the Difference of Time Between the Places Shown & Washington by A.A. Johnson, New York, hand-colored lithograph, depicting a watchface for Washington surrounded by one hundred More ...

Turner, A.J.

Turner, A.J.

Lot:
185
Sold for:
$118$100

Turner, A.J., The Time Museum, Time Measuring Instruments, Rockford, Illinois, 1985, More ...

Eleven Books on Sundials

Eleven Books on Sundials

Lot:
186
Sold for:
$353$300

Eleven Books on Sundials, including Zinner and More ...

Approximately Twenty-five Books on Horology.

Approximately Twenty-five Books on Horology.

Lot:
187
Sold for:
$264$225

Approximately Twenty-five Books on More ...

Bank Vault Timer Mechanism

Bank Vault Timer Mechanism

Lot:
188
Sold for:
$118$100

Bank Vault Timer Mechanism, No. 2337, with spring movement and circular enamel wheel for 72 hours, ht. 3 More ...