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  • 18th Century Trepanning Set

    Lot: 1319
    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

    18th Century Trepanning Set, sharkskin case with shell-form hinges and an early brass bail handle, fitted burgundy fabric-lined interior with unmarked stainless steel and turned wooden-handled ...

  • 18th Century English Surgical or Amputation Set

    Lot: 1321
    Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800

    18th Century English Surgical or Amputation Set, sharkskin case with shell-form hinges and an early brass bail handle, fitted burgundy fabric-lined interior with unmarked steel and wooden-handled ...

  • Three Cased 19th Century Enema Sets

    Lot: 1328
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Three Cased 19th Century Enema Sets, England, velvet-lined fitted mahogany cases with brass and pewter instruments, turned wood handles, and bone fittings, wd. 8 1/2 to 10 in. ...

  • H. Galante Cased Surgical or Amputation Set

    Lot: 1329
    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

    H. Galante Cased Surgical or Amputation Set, Paris, France, c. 1850, brass-bound mahogany case with velvet-lined fitted interior, lid section with hinged interior dust cover housing a signed chain ...

  • 19th Century Cylindrical Leather-bound Cupping Set

    Lot: 1333
    Estimate: $300 - $500

    19th Century Cylindrical Leather-bound Cupping Set, England, c. 1850, unusual case form, with velvet-lined fitted interior, scarificator engraved "Weiss/Improved/Scarificator/62 Strand London," ...

  • 19th Century Philadelphia Cased Amputation Set

    Lot: 1336
    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000

    19th Century Philadelphia Cased Amputation Set, signed "Gemrig," brass-bound velvet-lined case, fitted with interior tray complete with a set of signed steel instruments, crosshatch-decorated wooden ...

  • 19th Century New York Cased Post-mortem Set

    Lot: 1337
    Estimate: $400 - $600

    19th Century New York Cased Post-mortem Set, John Reynders & Co., 308 4th Ave, New York, green velvet-lined fitted mahogany case with signed steel instruments and crosshatched handles, the four ...

  • Three London Cased Enema Sets

    Lot: 1338
    Estimate: $200 - $300

    Three London Cased Enema Sets, 19th century, each in velvet-lined fitted mahogany case with lacquered brass instruments, all signed by their makers, wd. 9 to 10 in. ...

  • Brass Pocket Sextant

    Lot: 1357
    Sold for: $313$250

    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. ...

  • Two Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Targets or Lamps

    Lot: 1323
    Sold for: $1,250$1,000

    Two Heller & Brightly Surveyor's Targets or Lamps, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instruments each with four-screw adjustable bases, and marked "Heller & Brightly," ht. 7 and 13 1/2 ...

  • Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 1327
    Sold for: $500$400

    Thomas Whitney Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with a 6-in. dia. engraved dial marked "Ths. Whitney Maker Philadelphia," with fleur-de-lis representing ...

  • Two Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Compasses

    Lot: 1328
    Sold for: $531$425

    Two Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, both lacquered brass instruments with 5 1/2-in. dia. dials marked "Wm .J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," one also marked "3058," ...

  • William E. Stieren Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 1333
    Sold for: $875$700

    William E. Stieren Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "Wm. E. Stieren/Maker/Pittsburgh, Pa.," with ...

  • Two Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compasses

    Lot: 1334
    Sold for: $938$750

    Two Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compasses, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, lacquered brass instruments with 6-in. dia. silvered dials marked "Stancliffe & Draper ...

  • William J. Young Vernier Compass

    Lot: 1336
    Sold for: $281$225

    William J. Young Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia" blued-steel needle with needle lifter on ...

  • Fauth & Co. Full Kit High Post Alidade

    Lot: 1340
    Sold for: $688$550

    Fauth & Co. Full Kit High Post Alidade, Washington, DC, 13-in. scope mounted to a U-shaped bracket with vertical arc and vernier, central rope veneered column, pierced base with dual spirit levels ...

  • William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass

    Lot: 1343
    Sold for: $1,188$950

    William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W.J. Young/Maker/Patent/Philadelphia," ...

  • Two Young & Sons Surveyor's Transits

    Lot: 1359
    Sold for: $3,000$2,400

    Two Young & Sons Surveyor's Transits, no. 8377 and no. 7821, aluminum and brass instruments with 8 1/2- and 10-in. scopes, horizontal circles with verniers, engraved compass dials marked as above, ...

  • Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope

    Lot: 1365
    Sold for: $225$180

    Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope, London, mid-19th century, no. 214, lacquered brass instrument with coarse focusing, lever fine adjustment at nosepiece, X-Y square stage, large plano ...

  • Brass Pocket Sextant

    Lot: 1047
    Unsold  

    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. ...

  • Oscar Hanks Circumferentor

    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 ...

  • Fauth & Company Surveyor's Theodolite

    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 ...

  • Heller & Brightly "Sun Flower" Surveyor's Instrument

    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 ...

  • Frederick Augustus Heisely Engineer's Level

    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. ...

  • Double-barreled Floor-standing Air or Vacuum Pump

    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 ...

  • Rare Lebbeus Dod Brass Protractor and Parallel Rule

    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, ...

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

    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 ...

  • E. Smith Double-frame Lacquered Brass Sextant

    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 ...

  • Stevenson & Harris 8-inch Brass-cased Sextant

    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 ...

  • Daeyang Instrument Co. Aluminum Anemometer

    Lot: 1426
    Sold for: $369$300

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