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Painted Figure Whirligig

Painted Figure Whirligig

Auction:
2824T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2015
Lot:
1561
Sold for:
$338$275

Painted Figure Whirligig, early 20th century, the four-blade propeller drives a carved and painted figure of a workman operating a crank beneath a sheet iron roof, "1929" painted on the side of the More ...

Dancing Minstrel Whirligig

Dancing Minstrel Whirligig

Auction:
2824T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 08, 2015
Lot:
1567
Sold for:
$308$250

Dancing Minstrel Whirligig, America, mid-20th century, the painted figure mounted on a turquoise-painted mechanism with metal propeller, old surface, (imperfections), on stand ht. 32, lg. 22 in. More ...

Man in Top Hat Whirligig

Man in Top Hat Whirligig

Auction:
2786B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 01, 2015
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Man in Top Hat Whirligig, America, late 19th century, the figure carved from single piece of wood with insert glass jewel eyes, blue jacket and red trousers with applied carved black top hat; arms More ...

Folk Art Cowboy-form Scarecrow

Folk Art Cowboy-form Scarecrow

Auction:
2786B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 01, 2015
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Folk Art Cowboy-form Scarecrow, America, early 20th century, painted face with mustache, brown cowboy hat, in a blue outfit, the free swinging legs hinged to the body below the waist with black More ...

14kt Gold Airplane Brooch

14kt Gold Airplane Brooch

Auction:
2771B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Dec 09, 2014
Lot:
471
Sold for:
$984$800

14kt Gold Airplane Brooch, c. 1940s, with movable propellers, 9.0 dwt, lg. 1 3/4 in. More ...

Thomas Walker & Son Brass Depth Finder

Thomas Walker & Son Brass Depth Finder

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
328
Unsold
 

Thomas Walker & Son Brass Depth Finder, Birmingham, England, serial number 2014, c. 1870, with geared four-blade propeller, count ring dial stamped Walker Patent 2014 with an anchor, lg. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Red-painted Wood Copper and Twisted Wire Biplane

Red-painted Wood Copper and Twisted Wire Biplane

Auction:
2744M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 10, 2014
Lot:
511
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Red-painted Wood Copper and Twisted Wire Biplane, America, early 20th century, with working propeller and cast metal pilot, 11 1/4 x 21 1/4 x 26 1/2 in. More ...

Large Group of Mostly Marklin Model Trains and Accessories

Large Group of Mostly Marklin Model Trains and Accessories

Auction:
2722T
Auction:
Discovery - May 08, 2014
Lot:
1125
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Large Group of Mostly Marklin Model Trains and Accessories, including a Kibri station, timber house, "Die Alpen," and freight station, electric engines #3170, 3389, 3125, and 3351, a steam engine More ...

Sensenich Brothers Maple Aircraft Propeller

Sensenich Brothers Maple Aircraft Propeller

Auction:
2723T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2014
Lot:
1196
Sold for:
$923$750

Sensenich Brothers Maple Aircraft Propeller, Warner Aircraft Corp., Detroit Michigan, the laminated maple 83-in. propeller with riveted iron blade edges and painted tips, stamped Model 82RS-72, SER More ...

White-painted Wooden Fish Weathervane

White-painted Wooden Fish Weathervane

Auction:
2710B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2014
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$461$375

White-painted Wooden Fish Weathervane, America, last quarter 19th century, cutout wood panel, tack eyes, the tail mortised into the body, the mouth fitted with a whirling propeller, mounted on a More ...

Two Brass Ship's Wheels and a Propeller

Two Brass Ship's Wheels and a Propeller

Auction:
2708T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Feb 25, 2014
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$554$450

Two Brass Ship's Wheels and a Propeller, 20th century, the 30-in. eight-spoke wheel with hub marked Gen. & Mar. Tr. Amsterdam, the other unmarked with six spokes, both with turned wood handles; the More ...

Brass Propeller Anemometer

Brass Propeller Anemometer

Auction:
2708T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Feb 25, 2014
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$923$750

Brass Propeller Anemometer, airplane form with aluminum propeller, mounted to allow 360 degree rotation, tail to keep propeller pointed into the wind, on a heavy mounting plate with seven More ...

Collection of Brass Objects

Collection of Brass Objects

Auction:
2708T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Feb 25, 2014
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$215$175

Collection of Brass Objects, 19th and 20 th century, three double bladed propellers, a triple bladed propeller, a pierced bicycle seat and two bells, propeller lg. 11 to 15 in. More ...

Acoma Four-color Pottery Jar

Acoma Four-color Pottery Jar

Auction:
2685B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2013
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Acoma Four-color Pottery Jar, c. late 19th century, with long tapered neck and flared rim, two handles at the shoulder (one repaired), and decorated with a stepped hachured design at the neck, the More ...

Laminated Mahogany Aviation Propeller

Laminated Mahogany Aviation Propeller

Auction:
2667T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 05, 2013
Lot:
729
Sold for:
$240$200

Laminated Mahogany Aviation Propeller, America, early 20th century, the tips with applied canvas, lg. 88 in. More ...

Three Tin Toys

Three Tin Toys

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$510$425

Three Tin Toys, mid-20th century, including a model tin zeppelin and two model painted tin propeller airplanes. More ...

Set of Twenty-three Lionel O Gauge Model Trains and Accessories

Set of Twenty-three Lionel O Gauge Model Trains and Accessories

Auction:
2654M
Auction:
Discovery - May 22, 2013
Lot:
360A
Sold for:
$185$150

Set of Twenty-three Lionel O Gauge Model Trains and Accessories, Missouri Pacific GP-7 Diesel Engine 18514, cars include U.P. Unibody Tank 17931, Flat Car with Boat Loader 19428, Crane Car 29821, More ...

Cased Half-hull Model of the S.S. Burriana

Cased Half-hull Model of the S.S. Burriana

Auction:
2640B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 03, 2013
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$3,240$2,700

Cased Half-hull Model of the S.S. Burriana, early 20th century, the vessel identified on a plaque and on the bow, composed of laminated and ebonized wood veneers, with carved wood and brass More ...

Banks-Maxwell Propeller

Banks-Maxwell Propeller

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$360$300

Banks-Maxwell Propeller, Fort Worth, Texas, laminated wood with red enameled wing tips, "Banks-Maxwell Propeller Co., Fort Worth Texas" decals on each wing, riveted aluminum tall caps, and a More ...

Four Pairs of Charles Lindbergh Theme Bookends

Four Pairs of Charles Lindbergh Theme Bookends

Auction:
2618B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 28, 2012
Lot:
701
Sold for:
$450$375

Four Pairs of Charles Lindbergh Theme Bookends, early 20th century, three made of cast bronze: one bust length pose, titled "LINDBERGH," one with bust-length pose and eagle and airplane titled "THE More ...

Mahogany and Brass Clockwork MISS AMERICA   Toy Speed Boat Model

Mahogany and Brass Clockwork MISS AMERICA Toy Speed Boat Model

Auction:
2608M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 11, 2012
Lot:
151
Unsold
 

Mahogany and Brass Clockwork MISS AMERICA Toy Speed Boat Model, Mengel Playthings Co., Louisville, Kentucky, c. 1920s, mahogany hull with brass fittings including wind-up mechanism, speed adjustment More ...

Banks-Maxwell Propeller

Banks-Maxwell Propeller

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
135
Unsold
 

Banks-Maxwell Propeller, Fort Worth, Texas, laminated wood with red enameled wing tips, "Banks-Maxwell Propeller Co., Fort Worth Texas" decals on each wing, riveted aluminum tall caps, and a More ...

Negus Improved Traffrail Log

Negus Improved Traffrail Log

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
184
Sold for:
$182$150

Negus Improved Traffrail Log, 69 Pearl Street, New York, brass body with an enameled 1 7/8 in. dial marked Negus Patent Log, measurement gradient 0-50, propeller marked M. Negus. More ...

Painted Wood and Cast Iron Friction Propelled Locomotive Toy

Painted Wood and Cast Iron Friction Propelled Locomotive Toy

Auction:
2585B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 04, 2012
Lot:
699
Sold for:
$415$350

Painted Wood and Cast Iron Friction Propelled Locomotive Toy, early 19th century, ht. 7, lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...

Painted Mixed-metal Bicycler Whirligig

Painted Mixed-metal Bicycler Whirligig

Auction:
2558M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 14, 2011
Lot:
737
Unsold
 

Painted Mixed-metal Bicycler Whirligig, America, late 19th/early 20th century, polychrome-painted articulated cast zinc figure pedals with the help of a galvanized steel and sheet iron propeller and More ...

Harold Eugene Edgerton (American,  1903-1990)      Lot of Two Images of Propellers

Harold Eugene Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Lot of Two Images of Propellers

Auction:
2547B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - May 20, 2011
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$474$400

Harold Eugene Edgerton (American, 1903-1990) Lot of Two Images of Propellers. One stamped "HAROLD E. EDGERTON AUG 2, 1981 M.I.T..." on the reverse. Gelatin silver prints, image sizes 9 1/2 x More ...

Twelve Toy Vehicles

Twelve Toy Vehicles

Auction:
2530M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 16, 2010
Lot:
1128
Sold for:
$148$125

Twelve Toy Vehicles, seven rubber cars and trucks, several by Sun Rubber Company, a metal bus with propeller in rear, a TootsieToy truck (damage), a Arcade metal car, and two Norev cars in original More ...

Stainless Steel and Brass Torpedo Model

Stainless Steel and Brass Torpedo Model

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
404
Unsold
 

Stainless Steel and Brass Torpedo Model, 20th century, reportedly based on a WWII-era British torpedo, removable warhead, counter-rotating dual propellers and working rudders, on a custom wood and More ...

Nine Cylinder Radial Model Airplane Engine

Nine Cylinder Radial Model Airplane Engine

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Nine Cylinder Radial Model Airplane Engine, mounted vertically with fuel intake at the bottom, cylinders projecting like spokes on a wheel and attachment shaft for a propeller at the top, ht. 11 More ...

Painted Wood "Spirit of St. Louis" Airplane Weather Vane

Painted Wood "Spirit of St. Louis" Airplane Weather Vane

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
1081
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Painted Wood "Spirit of St. Louis" Airplane Weather Vane, America, early to mid-20th century, composed of carved and shaped wood segments and metal brackets, weathered green and white paint, (losses More ...