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Brass Pocket Sextant

Brass Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1047
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Brass Pocket Sextant, lacquered brass 3-in. dia. instrument with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier, index, and horizon mirror, housed in a rope-edged case. More ...

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Oscar Hanks Circumferentor, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved brass dial marked "O. Hanks/Troy, N.Y./Patent," single vernier, compass ring with two inset spirit levels, locking More ...

Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite

Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite, Washington, DC, 1937, green-painted brass instrument with 19-in. long scope and 1 3/4-in. dia. objective lens, mounted to a "U"-shaped receptacle, tapered More ...

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$338$275

Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 13-in. dia. engraved circle marked in four quadrants, and "no. 8287" on the central cross-section, 360 degree More ...

Frederick Augustus Heisely Engineer's Level

Frederick Augustus Heisely Engineer's Level

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$246$200

Frederick Augustus Heisely Engineer's Level, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1840, original lacquered brass instrument with a 17 1/2-in. scope, spirit level below, horizontal bar engraved "F.A. More ...

Double-barreled Floor-standing Air or Vacuum Pump

Double-barreled Floor-standing Air or Vacuum Pump

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
407
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Double-barreled Floor-standing Air or Vacuum Pump, first half 19th century, Boston Mechanics Institution, mahogany stand with molded edges and banded inlay, brass fittings, dual ratchet arms and More ...

Rare Lebbeus Dod Brass Protractor and Parallel Rule

Rare Lebbeus Dod Brass Protractor and Parallel Rule

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
413
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Rare Lebbeus Dod Brass Protractor and Parallel Rule, Mendham, New Jersey, late 18th century, engraved brass instrument with protractor divided in 10 degrees 10-90-10, spring-fitted knife-edge arm, More ...

14-inch Ebony Octant with a Signed Lyman Leadbetter Red-painted Case

14-inch Ebony Octant with a Signed Lyman Leadbetter Red-painted Case

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
415
Unsold
 

14-inch Ebony Octant with a Signed Lyman Leadbetter Red-painted Case, Vinegorhill, Maine, early 19th century, keystone-shaped case with five-point star, leather strapped hinges and outer edge More ...

E. Smith Double-frame Lacquered Brass Sextant

E. Smith Double-frame Lacquered Brass Sextant

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$492$400

E. Smith Double-frame Lacquered Brass Sextant, London, original lacquered 8-in. pierced double-frame instrument with silvered scale calibrated 0-140, vernier arm with magnifier, sunshades, and More ...

Stevenson & Harris 8-inch Brass-cased Sextant

Stevenson & Harris 8-inch Brass-cased Sextant

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$215$175

Stevenson & Harris 8-inch Brass-cased Sextant Aberdeen, England, pierced frame, index arm with magnifier, sunshades, silvered inset scale and marked as above, housed in its fitted mahogany case with More ...

Engraved Brass Tobacco Box and a Snuffbox

Engraved Brass Tobacco Box and a Snuffbox

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1257
Sold for:
$123$100

Engraved Brass Tobacco Box and a Snuffbox, 18th century, lg. to 6 3/4 in. More ...

Five Pernambuco Contrabass Bow Blanks

Five Pernambuco Contrabass Bow Blanks

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1269
Sold for:
$37$30

Five Pernambuco Contrabass Bow Blanks, two with Lucchi meter range 5.0 to 5.1. This item may be subject to state and federal laws. Buyers are responsible for shipping. More ...

Daeyang Instrument Co. Aluminum Anemometer

Daeyang Instrument Co. Aluminum Anemometer

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1426
Sold for:
$369$300

Daeyang Instrument Co. Aluminum Anemometer, four-propeller head with brass mounts, and square base, ht. 30 in. More ...

Group of Nautical Instruments and Anchors

Group of Nautical Instruments and Anchors

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1535
Sold for:
$369$300

Group of Nautical Instruments and Anchors, two gray-painted brass ship's anchors, a red-painted anchor, a submarine phone or intercom, a Japanese marine bell, and a signed "Rushmore" searchlight. More ...

Two Blackbuck Antelope Horns Mounted as Forks

Two Blackbuck Antelope Horns Mounted as Forks

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1649
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Blackbuck Antelope Horns Mounted as Forks, with brass figural mounts, lg. to 21 1/2 in. More ...

Five Brass Alms Chargers

Five Brass Alms Chargers

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Five Brass Alms Chargers, 18th century, embossed religious and foliate designs, dia. 13 3/4, 15 3/4, 16 1/2, 17, 17 1/4 in. More ...

Three Agate Trinket Boxes

Three Agate Trinket Boxes

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$677$550

Three Agate Trinket Boxes, 19th/20th century, each rectangular, set on ball feet, and with gilded brass frame, lg. 2, 2 5/8, 3 1/4 in. More ...

Powder Horn

Powder Horn

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1145
Sold for:
$123$100

Powder Horn, Cameroon, fully carved powder horn, with animals and abstract designs carved in high relief including a frog and scorpion, with a smooth, dark patina, lg. 9 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Paul McCobb for Directional Footstool and Occasional Table

Paul McCobb for Directional Footstool and Occasional Table

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
158
Sold for:
$492$400

Paul McCobb for Directional Footstool and Occasional Table, United States, c. 1955, square tubular brass frames, stool with X-shaped cross-stretchers and white vinyl upholstery, ht. 15, 16, wd. 19 More ...

Tommy Simpson "Bits and Pieces" Side Table

Tommy Simpson "Bits and Pieces" Side Table

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$800$650

Tommy Simpson "Bits and Pieces" Side Table, New Preston, Connecticut, 2016, wood and brass-nailed zinc, signed, ht. 30, dia. 29 in. More ...

Pierced Brass Planter

Pierced Brass Planter

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1165
Sold for:
$98$80

Pierced Brass Planter, Persia, 19th/20th century, cylindrical form tapering towards the mouth, the sides inscribed with roundels containing calligraphy, a band of pierced calligraphy at the neck, More ...

Brass Traveling Pen and Ink Case, Qalamdan

Brass Traveling Pen and Ink Case, Qalamdan

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1480
Sold for:
$197$160

Brass Traveling Pen and Ink Case, Qalamdan, Turkey, 19th/20th century, decorated with incised calligraphy in reserves, on modern metal stand, case lg. 9 7/8 in. Asian Art Online More ...

Group of American Cap and Hat Insignia

Group of American Cap and Hat Insignia

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1717
Sold for:
$338$275

Group of American Cap and Hat Insignia, c. 19th to early 20th century, brass bugles, crossed sabers, rosettes, company letters, and shako plates. Provenance: By family descent, then to the More ...

Small Decorative Cannon Tube

Small Decorative Cannon Tube

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1729
Sold for:
$135$110

Small Decorative Cannon Tube, brass tube with raised rings, dolphin handles, foliate designs, and "VOC" in front of the vent, overall lg. 30 5/8 in. Militaria Online More ...

Four English Police Clubs

Four English Police Clubs

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1825
Sold for:
$400$325

Four English Police Clubs, c. 19th century, three clubs of various forms with painted insignia, and one with a cast-brass head. Militaria Online More ...

Four Iron Hogscraper Candlesticks

Four Iron Hogscraper Candlesticks

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1039
Sold for:
$677$550

Four Iron Hogscraper Candlesticks, England, 19th century, three with iron or brass bands, one plain, ht. to 12 1/2 in. The Marge Staufer Americana Collection More ...

Three Brass Standishes

Three Brass Standishes

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1201
Sold for:
$584$475

Three Brass Standishes, England/Europe, late 18th/19th century, each with three containers on a brass or wood base, wd. to 10 3/8 in. More ...

Ten Lighting Devices and an Inkstand

Ten Lighting Devices and an Inkstand

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1206
Sold for:
$400$325

Ten Lighting Devices and an Inkstand, 18th/19th century, seven iron hogscraper candlesticks, two marked "SHAW," two brass candlesticks, a pewter oil lamp, and a brass inkstand, ht. to 7 3/4 in. More ...

Pair of Brass Candlesticks

Pair of Brass Candlesticks

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1225
Sold for:
$185$150

Pair of Brass Candlesticks, France, 18th century, with octagonal bases and stems, ht. 9 in. More ...

Pair of Brass Candlesticks

Pair of Brass Candlesticks

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$185$150

Pair of Brass Candlesticks, France, 18th century, with octagonal bases and stems, ht. 9 in. More ...