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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

Two Iron-bladed Timber Tools

Two Iron-bladed Timber Tools

Lot:
539
Sold for:
$37$30

Two Iron-bladed Timber Tools, 19th century, used for removal of bark, lg. 20 to 24 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

French Truffle Adze or Axe

French Truffle Adze or Axe

Lot:
540
Sold for:
$492$400

French Truffle Adze or Axe, 18th/19th century, wrought iron blade with fruitwood handle, lg. 25 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Two 19th Century Block Planes

Two 19th Century Block Planes

Lot:
541
Sold for:
$461$375

Two 19th Century Block Planes, Stanley type 1 #110 Non-Adjustable Block Plane, and an unmarked plane, lg. 7 1/2 in. More ...

19th Century Rounding-up Tool and a Bench Vise

19th Century Rounding-up Tool and a Bench Vise

Lot:
542
Sold for:
$369$300

19th Century Rounding-up Tool and a Bench Vise, brass and steel rounding-up tool with a 6-in. spoked wheel mounted to a mahogany base, and an iron vise with rotating jaw that is guided along a More ...

Salesman's Sample or Patent Model of a Moldboard Plow

Salesman's Sample or Patent Model of a Moldboard Plow

Lot:
543
Sold for:
$677$550

Salesman's Sample or Patent Model of a Moldboard Plow, 19th/20th century, cast iron and bentwood frame, lg. 28 in. More ...

Swedish Field Telegraph Attributed to L.M. Ericsson

Swedish Field Telegraph Attributed to L.M. Ericsson

Lot:
544
Sold for:
$523$425

Swedish Field Telegraph Attributed to L.M. Ericsson, c. 1900, three-ply mahogany base with brass plates, and glass housing surrounding the key-wind spring barrel mechanism, dual coils, bell, and More ...

Paint-decorated Nautical-themed Chest of Drawers

Paint-decorated Nautical-themed Chest of Drawers

Lot:
545
Sold for:
$523$425

Paint-decorated Nautical-themed Chest of Drawers, 19th and 20th century, fully decorated chest of two over three drawers, ht. 32, wd. 36, dp. 16 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Thomas Lamb Bentwood Steamer Chairs

Pair of Thomas Lamb Bentwood Steamer Chairs

Lot:
546
Sold for:
$308$250

Pair of Thomas Lamb Bentwood Steamer Chairs, Canada, 20th century, with original canvas cushions, and assembly directions, wd. 29 in. More ...

Brass Porthole Occasional Table

Brass Porthole Occasional Table

Lot:
547
Sold for:
$277$225

Brass Porthole Occasional Table, 20th century, 23-in. dia. porthole attached to a laminated and turned mahogany base, ht. 22 in. More ...

Laminated Half-hull Model

Laminated Half-hull Model

Lot:
548
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Laminated Half-hull Model, 19th century, 50-in. model mounted to a green painted edge molded board, paper label on back reads in part: "Waterline Bench Model/Four Masted Schooner," with More ...

Dr. Louis Auzoux Full Body Medical Teaching Model

Dr. Louis Auzoux Full Body Medical Teaching Model

Lot:
549
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

Dr. Louis Auzoux Full Body Medical Teaching Model, France, c. 1847, papier-mâché anatomical model of a full figure, designed to be dismantled and reassembled, showing internal anatomy with labeled More ...

Auzoux Papier-mache Anatomical Model of a Heart

Auzoux Papier-mache Anatomical Model of a Heart

Lot:
550
Sold for:
$615$500

Auzoux Papier-mache Anatomical Model of a Heart, Paris, 20th century, paint-decorated model with numbered components of the heart to correspond with a study chart, ht. 9 in. More ...

Paint-decorated Two-part Composition Anatomical Head

Paint-decorated Two-part Composition Anatomical Head

Lot:
551
Sold for:
$677$550

Paint-decorated Two-part Composition Anatomical Head, c. 1900, two-part teaching tool showing the structure and musculature of the human head, mounted to a black-painted base, ht. 12 in. More ...

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust

Lot:
552
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

19th Century Plaster Phrenology Bust, delicately rendered life-size painted plaster bust with incised divisions of the cranium, each section labeled with numerals, base reading "Phrenology," ht. 13 More ...

Josef Leiter Ophthalmo Phantome Head

Josef Leiter Ophthalmo Phantome Head

Lot:
553
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Josef Leiter Ophthalmo Phantome Head, Vienna, Austria, first quarter 20th century, Bakelite "Phantom" head with coil spring eyes with adjustment screws mounted to a steel bracket for tilt adjustment More ...

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head

Lot:
554
Sold for:
$800$650

L.N. Fowler Ceramic Phrenology Head, London, England, 19th century, cranium divided by ink lines into areas representing the sentiments, with maker's title on the front and his inscription on the More ...

Carved Wood Phrenology Head

Carved Wood Phrenology Head

Lot:
555
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Carved Wood Phrenology Head, New England, life-size painted and carved wood bust with incised labeled regions of the cranium, eyes painted brown, and mounted to a mahogany cove-molded base, ht. 12 More ...

Hand-painted Cross-section Model of a Head

Hand-painted Cross-section Model of a Head

Lot:
556
Sold for:
$800$650

Hand-painted Cross-section Model of a Head, Wilh. Schluter/Naturwissenschaftliches/Hae--a. Saale, life-size plaster head with cross sections of the brain, spinal cord, and sinuses, mounted to an More ...

Rubber Anatomical Model of a Heart

Rubber Anatomical Model of a Heart

Lot:
557
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Rubber Anatomical Model of a Heart, early 20th century, dyed and painted model with hinged portions and numbered components, mounted to a turned wood stand, ht. 14 in. Note: Rear of the heart is More ...

Dr. Louis Auzoux Medical Teaching Model of a Head

Dr. Louis Auzoux Medical Teaching Model of a Head

Lot:
558
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Dr. Louis Auzoux Medical Teaching Model of a Head, France, mid-19th century, papier-mâché anatomical model designed to be dismantled and reassembled, showing internal anatomy with labeled parts, More ...

Charles Pickman Ceramic Phrenology Bust

Charles Pickman Ceramic Phrenology Bust

Lot:
559
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Charles Pickman Ceramic Phrenology Bust, Seville, Spain, c. 1850, life-size bust with labeled regions of the cranium reading in Spanish, marked "Cubi, del Picazo esculturo/Cartuja Sevilla," ht. 15 More ...

C.F.H. Heineman Lacquered Brass Craniometer

C.F.H. Heineman Lacquered Brass Craniometer

Lot:
560
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

C.F.H. Heineman Lacquered Brass Craniometer, Braunschweig, Germany, late 19th century, central weighted turned brass column engraved on the bottom as above, with opposing 11-in. dia. horizontal and More ...

Naturalist-type Microscope

Naturalist-type Microscope

Lot:
561
Sold for:
$369$300

Naturalist-type Microscope, 19th century, turned brass shaft with wooden handle, and specimen holder, housed in the original leather-wrapped case, lg. 5 in. More ...

Two Entomological Simple Microscopes

Two Entomological Simple Microscopes

Lot:
562
Sold for:
$615$500

Two Entomological Simple Microscopes, England, 18th/19th century, one with hinged arms with a channel bar that carries the movable spike/forceps, the compass-type microscope with black/white stage, More ...

Rare No. 1 Waterhouse "Museum Microscope,"

Rare No. 1 Waterhouse "Museum Microscope,"

Lot:
563
Sold for:
$523$425

Rare No. 1 Waterhouse "Museum Microscope," W. Watson & Sons Ltd. monocular microscope with brass plaque on base reading "No. 1 Waterhouse Museum Microscope/W. Watson & Sons Ltd./313 High Holborn, More ...

Charles Chevalier Universal Achromatic Microscope

Charles Chevalier Universal Achromatic Microscope

Lot:
564
Unsold
 

Charles Chevalier Universal Achromatic Microscope, c. 1840, with horizontal main tube, square pillar with stage platform for accepting either of the two stages, one with X/Y adjustments, and More ...

19th Century Stanley Portable Slide-making Kit

19th Century Stanley Portable Slide-making Kit

Lot:
565
Sold for:
$369$300

19th Century Stanley Portable Slide-making Kit, Bridge Street, London, fitted mahogany case with hinged lid and front panel, damascened brass table, mahogany and brass turntable with plaque reading More ...

Simple Dissecting Microscope

Simple Dissecting Microscope

Lot:
566
Sold for:
$277$225

Simple Dissecting Microscope, F.E. Becker & Co., Hatton Wall, London, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with a 5 1/2-in. dia. stage and inset black glass rack-and-pinion eyepiece adjustment, More ...

Collection of 19th/20th Century Microscope Slides

Collection of 19th/20th Century Microscope Slides

Lot:
567
Sold for:
$338$275

Collection of 19th/20th Century Microscope Slides, slide preparation kits, slide cases, and slides. More ...

Excelsior Pocket and Dissecting Microscope

Excelsior Pocket and Dissecting Microscope

Lot:
568
Sold for:
$615$500

Excelsior Pocket and Dissecting Microscope, 19th century, wooden case with sliding lid in which the pillar folds up to accept the lenses, and stage, mirror housed in case bottom, and two dissecting More ...

Portable 19th Century Slide-making Kit

Portable 19th Century Slide-making Kit

Lot:
569
Sold for:
$461$375

Portable 19th Century Slide-making Kit, England, fitted mahogany case with hinged lid and lower spring-operated drawer, mahogany and brass turntable, six boxwood-topped bottles, and accessories, ht. More ...

Two Simple Case-mounted Microscopes

Two Simple Case-mounted Microscopes

Lot:
570
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Simple Case-mounted Microscopes, England, lacquered brass scopes with round pillars, rack-and-pinion adjustable stages, and gimbaled mirrors, both mounted to mahogany boxes, ht. 9 in. when More ...

Three Early Insectoscope Microscopes

Three Early Insectoscope Microscopes

Lot:
571
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Early Insectoscope Microscopes, one with a stationary lens, one with a screw-mount lens, and the other with manual adjustment lens, dia. 1 1/2 to 2 in. More ...

Three Naturalist's Magnifiers

Three Naturalist's Magnifiers

Lot:
572
Sold for:
$369$300

Three Naturalist's Magnifiers, 19th century, lacquered brass frames with adjustable threaded eyepieces, one with wheels, 1-in. dia. lenses. More ...

Quekett-type Dissecting Portable Microscope

Quekett-type Dissecting Portable Microscope

Lot:
573
Sold for:
$677$550

Quekett-type Dissecting Portable Microscope, 19th century, damascened surface with two hold-downs, dovetailed pillar attachment with, rack-and-pinion X/Y focusing, and mirror below, table ht. 3 3/4 More ...

Three Simple Field Microscopes

Three Simple Field Microscopes

Lot:
574
Sold for:
$369$300

Three Simple Field Microscopes, unmarked lacquered brass instruments, each with circular base with hinged folding pillars, mirrors, and square stages, two with their original velvet-lined cases, ht. More ...

Eight Early Magnifier Scopes

Eight Early Magnifier Scopes

Lot:
575
Sold for:
$308$250

Eight Early Magnifier Scopes, brass-cased instruments with manual lens adjustments, ht. 1 to 5 in. More ...

Henry Crouch Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope and Compendium

Henry Crouch Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope and Compendium

Lot:
576
Sold for:
$923$750

Henry Crouch Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope and Compendium, London, second half 19th century, tubes signed in script "H & W Crouch/Regents Canal Dock London/151," eyepieces with rackwork More ...

Two 19th Century Botanical Microscopes

Two 19th Century Botanical Microscopes

Lot:
577
Sold for:
$400$325

Two 19th Century Botanical Microscopes, lacquered brass instruments, both with adjustable square pillars, rack-and-pinion stages, one mounted to a circular screw base, the other a collapsible More ...

Two Multifaceted Kaleidoscope Viewers

Two Multifaceted Kaleidoscope Viewers

Lot:
578
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Multifaceted Kaleidoscope Viewers, probably England, 19th century, a turned boxwood example with 1 1/4-in. dia. objective, and a faceted exterior brass example, ht. 1 1/4 and 2 1/2 in. More ...

Three Acorn-type Microscopes

Three Acorn-type Microscopes

Lot:
579
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Three Acorn-type Microscopes, 18th/19th century, two brass examples with screw-mount bodies, one complete with small round lens, prick, and interior magnifier, the other lacking lens, and prick, More ...

Gould-type Field Microscope

Gould-type Field Microscope

Lot:
580
Sold for:
$338$275

Gould-type Field Microscope, Cary, London, 19th century, blue velvet-lined mahogany box with screw mount attached to front edge for receiving the rackwork pillar signed "Cary London," three-lens More ...

Carl Zeiss Jena Pocket Microscope

Carl Zeiss Jena Pocket Microscope

Lot:
581
Sold for:
$369$300

Carl Zeiss Jena Pocket Microscope, retailed by Devaux, opticians, chrome-plated scope marked as above, with three interchangeable eyepieces that lock onto the adjustable pillar, base with a 1 More ...

J.A. de Luc-type Hygrometer

J.A. de Luc-type Hygrometer

Lot:
582
Sold for:
$215$175

J.A. de Luc-type Hygrometer, 19th century, brass frame with silvered engraved circular scale reading 0-100, with spring, pointer, and pulley, housed in the original velvet-lined sharkskin case, lg. More ...

Two French 19th Century Hygrometers

Two French 19th Century Hygrometers

Lot:
583
Sold for:
$123$100

Two French 19th Century Hygrometers, a silvered brass example with needle lock down, signed "Hygrometer Selon Saufsave/Rue de Jardinet No. 2 Paris," with thermometer -20-60; the other signed More ...

Two French Hygrometers

Two French Hygrometers

Lot:
584
Sold for:
$62$50

Two French Hygrometers, a cased and signed "L. Golaz a Paris" hygrometer with silvered scale, and one in wood and brass, both with scales 0-100, lg. 9 1/2 and 11 in. More ...

J.M. Bryson Cased Hygrometer

J.M. Bryson Cased Hygrometer

Lot:
585
Sold for:
$123$100

J.M. Bryson Cased Hygrometer, Edinburgh, Scotland, 19th century, double silvered scale reading as above, brass mounting bracket screwed to the 2 1/2-in. dia. turned brass base, housed in the More ...

F. Meyers & Co. Brass Balance Scale

F. Meyers & Co. Brass Balance Scale

Lot:
586
Sold for:
$154$125

F. Meyers & Co. Brass Balance Scale, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, turned brass column with arm engraved "F. Meyers/Phila.," with two 8-in. pans, ht. 24 in. More ...

Curta Type I Calculator

Curta Type I Calculator

Lot:
587
Sold for:
$738$600

Curta Type I Calculator, no. 46460, eight digits for data entry or "setting slides," six-digit revolution counter, eleven-digit result counter, bottom marked in part "Made in Liechtenstein by More ...

Three Pocket Compasses

Three Pocket Compasses

Lot:
588
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Pocket Compasses, late 19th and early 20th century, all with folding sights and silvered engraved dials, including a mahogany-cased example with an engraved scale on bottom, and rotating More ...

Cary Clinometer or Sighting Scope

Cary Clinometer or Sighting Scope

Lot:
589
Sold for:
$215$175

Cary Clinometer or Sighting Scope, London, 19th century, lacquered brass hinged bubble level mounted to an arch with scale from 0-90, lg. 5 in. More ...

Two Diminutive 19th Century Demonstration Radius Needles

Two Diminutive 19th Century Demonstration Radius Needles

Lot:
590
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Diminutive 19th Century Demonstration Radius Needles, both with lacquered brass base, silvered engraved wheels, and pointers, one in its original velvet-lined case, ht. 4 in. More ...

Four De Lisle's Reflecting Clinometers

Four De Lisle's Reflecting Clinometers

Lot:
591
Sold for:
$123$100

Four De Lisle's Reflecting Clinometers, 19th and 20th century, one miniature lacquered brass example signed "Baker/London," housed in the original velvet-lined case, and another marked "Palmer," More ...

Two Combination Clinometer/Compass Instruments and a Field Compass

Two Combination Clinometer/Compass Instruments and a Field Compass

Lot:
592
Sold for:
$246$200

Two Combination Clinometer/Compass Instruments and a Field Compass, 19th/20th century, an unsigned 3-in. dia. cased clinometer, and a 2 1/2-in. dia. Stanley example, with a 2 1/2-in. silvered More ...

Miniature Electric Model

Miniature Electric Model

Lot:
593
Sold for:
$615$500

Miniature Electric Model, late 19th century, 5-in. lg. model with geared rear wheels, central steel conductive wheel, and dual wrapped coils. More ...

Two Diminutive Stationary Model Engines

Two Diminutive Stationary Model Engines

Lot:
594
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Diminutive Stationary Model Engines, 3-in. dia. flywheel with coiled brass piston housings, and a stem model marked on base "Erster Dieselmotor Der welt/Gebaut 1897 von der Maschinenfabrik More ...

E. Bourdon Cased Manometer

E. Bourdon Cased Manometer

Lot:
595
Sold for:
$369$300

E. Bourdon Cased Manometer, 74 Faubourg de Temple, Paris, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with silvered dial under the domed glass reading "Manometer Metallique De E. Bourdon Brevete," with More ...

Two 19th Century Melloni Thermopiles

Two 19th Century Melloni Thermopiles

Lot:
596
Sold for:
$215$175

Two 19th Century Melloni Thermopiles, unmarked, lacquered brass instruments, one with a hinged column and cover, ht. 8 in. More ...

Two Clinometers

Two Clinometers

Lot:
597
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Clinometers, an unmarked lacquered brass instrument with folding sights, bubble level, and rack-and-pinion horizontal adjustment, and a hinged anodized brass instrument marked "Queen & Co. More ...

Two Lacquered Brass Westphal Apparatuses

Two Lacquered Brass Westphal Apparatuses

Lot:
598
Sold for:
$111$90

Two Lacquered Brass Westphal Apparatuses, unsigned instruments with weighted scale arm and central pillar, one with colorless glass tube and sinker weight, ht. 8 in. More ...

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere

Lot:
599
Sold for:
$246$200

Magdeburg-style Hemisphere, France, 19th century, turned lacquered brass hemisphere, with stopcock engraved "Chinoe(?) 8 R. Berthollet Paris," ht. 8 in. More ...

S. Plossl & Co. Heliostat

S. Plossl & Co. Heliostat

Lot:
600
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

S. Plossl & Co. Heliostat, Vienna, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with mirror, vertical 2 1/4-in. dia. silvered scale divided 0-180-0, three point adjustable feet mounted to base marked More ...

Two Lacquered Brass Clinometers

Two Lacquered Brass Clinometers

Lot:
601
Sold for:
$154$125

Two Lacquered Brass Clinometers, France, 19th century, teardrop-shaped instruments with folding sighting vanes, the smaller engraved "Bellieni a Nancy," the larger with engraved scales on top plate More ...

Two Watkins Exposure Meters

Two Watkins Exposure Meters

Lot:
602
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Watkins Exposure Meters, early 20th century, one in lacquered brass, engraved on end cap "Watkins Exposure Meter/Patent/R. Fields & Co./Birmingham," the other in chrome-plate engraved "Watkins More ...

Declination and Inclination Demonstration Needle

Declination and Inclination Demonstration Needle

Lot:
603
Sold for:
$215$175

Declination and Inclination Demonstration Needle, 19th century, 5-in. dia. hinged silvered scale with central compass needle above the geared adjustment knob that rotates the central pillar with More ...

Negretti & Zambra Crystal Goniometers

Negretti & Zambra Crystal Goniometers

Lot:
604
Sold for:
$5,228$4,250

Negretti & Zambra Crystal Goniometers, London, with crystal mounting arm, 4-in. dia. brass disc with engraved outer edge scale engraved as above, mounted to a mahogany base, ht. 7 in. More ...

Two Improved Galvanometers

Two Improved Galvanometers

Lot:
605
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Improved Galvanometers, England, 19th century, each with turned mahogany base, adjustable feet, suspended needles above the dials, and coils, both with colorless glass domes, one marked on base More ...

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Lot:
606
Sold for:
$308$250

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument, probably England, triangular base with central bubble level, vertical half circle scale divided 0-90, pivoting sighting arm rides along scale with vernier More ...

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

Lot:
607
Sold for:
$1,169$950

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor, France, 6-in. dia. spoked frame with outer engraved scale marked 0-360, inner scale divided in four quadrants, four stationary vanes, center compass More ...

19th Century Lacquered Brass Altazimuth Theodolite

19th Century Lacquered Brass Altazimuth Theodolite

Lot:
608
Sold for:
$492$400

19th Century Lacquered Brass Altazimuth Theodolite, probably England, 10-in. scope above the pierced central hinged frame with scale divided 0-80 on one side and multiple scales on the other, with More ...

19th Century Diminutive Lacquered Brass Spectroscope

19th Century Diminutive Lacquered Brass Spectroscope

Lot:
609
Sold for:
$400$325

19th Century Diminutive Lacquered Brass Spectroscope, Laurent Succ'r do Soleil, 21 Rue di L'oden, Paris, 4-in. dia. horizontal scale engraved as above, stationary scope, and a rotating scope, and More ...

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Lot:
610
Unsold
 

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer, Switzerland, late 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with inset thermometer, and engraved "Th. Usteri-Reinacher/Zurich/No. 1859" on the rotating silvered scale More ...

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant

Lot:
611
Sold for:
$369$300

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant, protractor arm marked "Smeeth's Transit Protractor/Mark I/Sole Makers/Negretti & Zambra/London," with folding sights, trough level, scale, and mirror; the More ...

19th Century Sound Siren and Fire Piston Instruments

19th Century Sound Siren and Fire Piston Instruments

Lot:
612
Sold for:
$215$175

19th Century Sound Siren and Fire Piston Instruments, A.L. Robbins Co., Chicago, Illinois, mounted brass siren with engraved dual dials on the upper plate, and pierced sound rotating disc, with More ...

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles

Lot:
613
Sold for:
$123$100

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles, Europe, unmarked, lacquered brass tri-foot instrument with squat central pillar, engraved scale divided 60-90-60 with iron needle, and a cast iron decorated base More ...

Three 19th Century Demonstration Apparatuses

Three 19th Century Demonstration Apparatuses

Lot:
614
Sold for:
$338$275

Three 19th Century Demonstration Apparatuses, all lacquered brass instruments, one engraved "E. Ducrete a Paris," with two shut-off valves and viewing window, ht. 9 to 10 in. More ...

Wheatstone's Photometer by Secretan

Wheatstone's Photometer by Secretan

Lot:
615
Sold for:
$246$200

Wheatstone's Photometer by Secretan, Paris, 19th century, 1 3/4-in. dia. lacquered brass drum with geared reduction linkage, engraved on side in script "Secretan a Paris," with hand-crank below, More ...

Elliott Bros. Diminutive Demonstration Gyroscope

Elliott Bros. Diminutive Demonstration Gyroscope

Lot:
616
Sold for:
$554$450

Elliott Bros. Diminutive Demonstration Gyroscope, London, 19th century, oval baseplate engraved as above, central weighted gimbaled ring with engraved scale divided 0-40-0 with knife-edge at the More ...

18th Century French Electrometer

18th Century French Electrometer

Lot:
617
Sold for:
$246$200

18th Century French Electrometer, brass-mounted colorless glass bottle with suspended straw indicators, etched scale on face of bottle, ht. 5 1/2 in. Literature: A similar example is found in More ...

Two 19th Century Gauges

Two 19th Century Gauges

Lot:
618
Sold for:
$369$300

Two 19th Century Gauges, Netherlands and London, a 4 1/2-in. lacquered brass quadrant with engraved scale divided 0-40-0, blued needle, engraved "T. Van Pelt/Breda," with two steel edges; the second More ...

Schmalcalder Patent Dip Circle and an Unmarked Prismatic Compass

Schmalcalder Patent Dip Circle and an Unmarked Prismatic Compass

Lot:
619
Sold for:
$615$500

Schmalcalder Patent Dip Circle and an Unmarked Prismatic Compass, London, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. sight with fine adjustment knobs, and sunshades, bubble level, 3-in. More ...

19th Century Lacquered-brass Surveyor's Sight

19th Century Lacquered-brass Surveyor's Sight

Lot:
620
Sold for:
$123$100

19th Century Lacquered-brass Surveyor's Sight, drum-shaped body with silvered scale, sight with balance weight suspended from the end plate cover with wood handle, two viewing windows, lower More ...

Three 19th Century Pocket Range Finders

Three 19th Century Pocket Range Finders

Lot:
621
Unsold
 

Three 19th Century Pocket Range Finders, two Weldon finders in brass cases, one engraved "Weldon Range Finder Patent" with rotating center sight, the other engraved "Weldon Range Finder" on one side More ...

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments

Lot:
622
Sold for:
$461$375

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments, German angle finder with radius scale from 0-50, adjustable bubble level with vernier end, engraved on front plate and rear plate reads "W. More ...

Two Demonstration Gyroscopes

Two Demonstration Gyroscopes

Lot:
623
Sold for:
$861$700

Two Demonstration Gyroscopes, 19th century, lacquered brass instruments, one engraved at base "T. Cooke & Sons/York & London," with gimbaled outer rings and horizontal central disc, the other a 5 More ...

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes

Lot:
624
Sold for:
$738$600

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes, London, lacquered brass instruments, five marked "John Browning," two with stands, an unmarked one, and a R. & J. Beck "Thorp's D.V. Diffraction Spectroscope," five More ...

Norremberg Polariscope

Norremberg Polariscope

Lot:
625
Sold for:
$461$375

Norremberg Polariscope, 19th century, lacquered brass frame with two pillars and two rings, each with engraved scales, center ring with rotating clear glass disc, and rotating rectangular frame More ...

Cary Telescoping Paraffin Lamp

Cary Telescoping Paraffin Lamp

Lot:
626
Sold for:
$215$175

Cary Telescoping Paraffin Lamp, lacquered brass four-draw screw-mount, and collapsible scope marked "Cary London" above the pierced or vented lamp, ht. closed 7 1/2 in. More ...

Two Laboratory Lamps

Two Laboratory Lamps

Lot:
627
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Laboratory Lamps, 19th century, mahogany-cased paraffin lamp, and a German manufactured gas lamp, ht. 13 1/2 and 15 in. More ...

Two 19th Century Hypsometers

Two 19th Century Hypsometers

Lot:
628
Sold for:
$185$150

Two 19th Century Hypsometers, England, one marked "L. Casella/Makers to the Admiralty & Ordnance/London" with two-draw scope, the other unmarked with three-draw scope, both with collapsible tri-foot More ...