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Six Baccarat Sulphide Paperweights

Six Baccarat Sulphide Paperweights

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$154$125

Six Baccarat Sulphide Paperweights, including three portraits of Thomas Paine, portrait of an unidentified man, and two with zodiac motifs representing Sagittarius and Aries, approx. dia. 2 5/8 to 2 More ...

Weber Costello Co. Solar Terra Scope Teaching Model

Weber Costello Co. Solar Terra Scope Teaching Model

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$492$400

Weber Costello Co. Solar Terra Scope Teaching Model, first quarter 20th century, 6-in. globe with twelve colored gores, cartouche reading "Peerless 6 Inch Globe/Terrestrial Globe/Weber Costello More ...

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$523$425

Merriam Moore & Co. 6-inch Terrestrial Globe, Troy, New York, c. 1853, twelve colored engraved gores, printed hour rings at the poles, acanthus leaf decorated analemma border, Russian Territory More ...

Trippensee Planetarium

Trippensee Planetarium

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Trippensee Planetarium, Detroit, Michigan, a chain and gear-driven brass sun, Venus, earth and earth's moon revolve as the wooden arm is rotated, brass base with seasonal, monthly and zodiacal More ...

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe, Troy, New York, twelve printed colored gores with hour rings at the North Pole, analemma in the Pacific, cartouche reading in part "The Franklin More ...

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$677$550

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial, 9-in. dia. instrument with raised foot, shaped gnomon, engraved below "Sun & Clock Agree/April 15th, June 16th, Sept. 1st, Dec. 25th/H. Simmons(?) 1855 More ...

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
282
Unsold
 

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac, c. 1780, the 1 3/4-in. engraved silver instrument with an interior rotating disc, scale 1-31, day-of-the-week, zodiacal calendar with acanthus More ...

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle, London, 19th century, hexagonal pyramid-shaped brass and glass cover enclosing the painted dry card compass with fleur-de-lis representing north and More ...

Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope

Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$246$200

Elliott Bros. Miniature Refracting Telescope and a Three-draw Scope, 30 Strand St. London, 7-in. long main tube engraved "Elliott Bros./30 Strand London," with a triplet objective, mounted to a More ...

Dollond 3-inch Refracting Newburyport Massachusetts Presentation Telescope

Dollond 3-inch Refracting Newburyport Massachusetts Presentation Telescope

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
292
Sold for:
$492$400

Dollond 3-inch Refracting Newburyport Massachusetts Presentation Telescope, London, no. 6100, 42 1/2-in. main tube engraved on ocular end "Dollond London 6100," with fine focusing knob, tapered base More ...

Small Group of Roosevelt Dimes

Small Group of Roosevelt Dimes

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$160$130

Small Group of Roosevelt Dimes, a 1949-D, NGC MS66FT, a 1951-D, NGC MS66FT, a 1953-S, NGC MS67, a 1954-S, PCGS MS66, a 1955, PCGS MS66, a 1959, NGC MS66FT, a 1964, NGC MS66FT, and fifty-four More ...

1854 Gold Dollar, NGC MS61.     Estimate $150-250

1854 Gold Dollar, NGC MS61. Estimate $150-250

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1209
Sold for:
$234$190

1854 Gold Dollar, NGC MS61. More ...

1911 British Gold Half Sovereign, NGC AU58.     Estimate $100-200

1911 British Gold Half Sovereign, NGC AU58. Estimate $100-200

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1279
Sold for:
$160$130

1911 British Gold Half Sovereign, NGC AU58. More ...

Early Blown "Comet Wine" Bottle

Early Blown "Comet Wine" Bottle

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1065
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Early Blown "Comet Wine" Bottle, France, c. 1811, tall olive green bottle with straight sides and tooled mouth, high kick up, the shoulder with an applied seal depicting a star with a comet trail, More ...

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666) Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666) Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
72
Sold for:
$30,750$25,000

Galileo, Galilei (1564-1642) trans. Thomas Salusbury (d. 1666) Mathematical Collections and Translations the First Tome. London: Printed by William Leybourn, 1661. First edition of Galileo's works More ...

Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie: or an Easie and Speedy Way to Know the Use both the Globes, Coelestial

Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie: or an Easie and Speedy Way to Know the Use both the Globes, Coelestial

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
125
Unsold
 

Moxon, Joseph (1627-1691) A Tutor to Astronomie and Geographie: or an Easie and Speedy Way to Know the Use both the Globes, Coelestial and Terrestrial. London: Printed by Joseph Moxon, and sold at More ...

Ptolemy, Claudius (c. 100-170 AD) The Compost of Ptolomeus, Prince of Astronomie.

Ptolemy, Claudius (c. 100-170 AD) The Compost of Ptolomeus, Prince of Astronomie.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Ptolemy, Claudius (c. 100-170 AD) The Compost of Ptolomeus, Prince of Astronomie. London: Printed by M. P[arsons] for Henry Gosson, and are to be sold by Edward Wright, 1638?. Octavo, woodcut on More ...

Willfsford, Thomas (b. circa 1612) Nature's Secrets. Or, the Admirable and Wonderfull History of the Generation of Meteors.

Willfsford, Thomas (b. circa 1612) Nature's Secrets. Or, the Admirable and Wonderfull History of the Generation of Meteors.

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Willfsford, Thomas (b. circa 1612) Nature's Secrets. Or, the Admirable and Wonderfull History of the Generation of Meteors. London: Printed for Nath. Brook at the Angel in Cornhill, 1658. First More ...

Set of Twelve Bronze Signs of the Zodiac Plaques

Set of Twelve Bronze Signs of the Zodiac Plaques

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2026
Sold for:
$677$550

Set of Twelve Bronze Signs of the Zodiac Plaques, 19th century, a few exhibiting remnants of gilt surface, lg. to 10 1/2 in. More ...

Apollo 12, Eclipse of the Sun by the Earth, November 1969.

Apollo 12, Eclipse of the Sun by the Earth, November 1969.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2136
Sold for:
$523$425

Apollo 12, Eclipse of the Sun by the Earth, November 1969. Black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photograph taken during the astronaut's journey home, when the earth was directly between the sun and the More ...

Mariner 10, Mercury, Twelve Photographs, March-April 1974.

Mariner 10, Mercury, Twelve Photographs, March-April 1974.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2271
Sold for:
$123$100

Mariner 10, Mercury, Twelve Photographs, March-April 1974. Black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photos including a photo of the Mariner 10 being constructed at Boeing in Kent, Washington; eleven photographs More ...

Viking 1, Mars, Ten Photographs, One Photograph of Mars's Moon, Deimos, 1976-1977.

Viking 1, Mars, Ten Photographs, One Photograph of Mars's Moon, Deimos, 1976-1977.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2273
Sold for:
$185$150

Viking 1, Mars, Ten Photographs, One Photograph of Mars's Moon, Deimos, 1976-1977. Three 8 x 10 in. color photographs of Mars; seven 8 x 10 in. black-and-white photographs of Mars, some mosaic More ...

Viking 1, Mars, First Color Photograph Taken on the Surface, July 21, 1976.

Viking 1, Mars, First Color Photograph Taken on the Surface, July 21, 1976.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2274
Sold for:
$492$400

Viking 1, Mars, First Color Photograph Taken on the Surface, July 21, 1976. Color 8 x 10 in. photograph showing the craggy red Martian surface, with paper NASA caption taped to back, and the paper More ...

Viking 1, Mars, Six Photographs.

Viking 1, Mars, Six Photographs.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2282
Sold for:
$185$150

Viking 1, Mars, Six Photographs. P-17657, a color 8 x 10 in. photograph of the Martian surface taken by Viking Lander 1 on August 21, 1976; three 8 x 10 in. versions of Viking 1-75; P-1811BC in More ...

Viking 1, Mars, Five Photographs.

Viking 1, Mars, Five Photographs.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2283
Unsold
 

Viking 1, Mars, Five Photographs. Three black-and-white 8 x 10 in. mosaic photographs of the Martian surface taken by Viking Orbiter 1, depicting Arsia Mons, the "South Spot" (P-17863); Valles More ...

Viking 1, Mars, Four Photographs.

Viking 1, Mars, Four Photographs.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2284
Sold for:
$185$150

Viking 1, Mars, Four Photographs. Color 8 x 10 in. photograph 110-degree panorama showing Viking digging trenches on Mars (P-18641), with caption on verso and "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak"; a More ...

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs.

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2287
Unsold
 

Viking 2, Mars, Three Color Photographs. Two 8 x 10 in. photographs taken on the Martian surface by Viking 2 one with a caption taped on verso, both on Kodak paper; [and] a 8 x 10 in. photograph of More ...

Viking 2, Mars, Seven Photographs.

Viking 2, Mars, Seven Photographs.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2288
Sold for:
$185$150

Viking 2, Mars, Seven Photographs. Color 8 x 10 in. photograph of Mars (P-16735Ac); and six black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photos depicting Phobos; the Martian surface; three panoramas; and a photograph More ...

Viking Program, Mars, Three Books and Other Material.

Viking Program, Mars, Three Books and Other Material.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2290
Sold for:
$197$160

Viking Program, Mars, Three Books and Other Material. Including The Martian Landscape, 1978, folio hardcover; The New Mars, the Discoveries of Mariner 9, 1974, folio hardcover; and Viking Orbiter More ...

Uranus, Voyager, Forty-one Photographs, January 1986.

Uranus, Voyager, Forty-one Photographs, January 1986.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
2295
Unsold
 

Uranus, Voyager, Forty-one Photographs, January 1986. All photographs but one with Jet Propulsion Lab captions, all printed on paper labeled "This Paper Manufactured by Kodak"; all 8 x 10 in., More ...