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Singing Bird Automaton

Singing Bird Automaton

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1051
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Singing Bird Automaton, France, 20th century, brass case with repousse decoration, single bird with yellow plumage on a limb with vines, clockwork mechanism activates tail, head, and beak, ht. 10 More ...

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
433
Sold for:
$800$650

Two-bird Singing Automaton, Germany, 20th century, brass case with repousse decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when More ...

"Big Hand on Red" Clockwork Mechanism Penny Arcade Game

"Big Hand on Red" Clockwork Mechanism Penny Arcade Game

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
440
Sold for:
$369$300

"Big Hand on Red" Clockwork Mechanism Penny Arcade Game, Bryan Maker, Derby, England, quarter-sawn oak and chrome-plated case housing the 8 1/2-in. dia. paper clock dial, instruction label reading More ...

Large Two-bird Singing Automaton

Large Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Large Two-bird Singing Automaton, brass case with repousse decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when activated by the More ...

Rare Schatz & Sohne "Sola" Camera and Accessories

Rare Schatz & Sohne "Sola" Camera and Accessories

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
310
Unsold
 

Rare Schatz & Sohne "Sola" Camera and Accessories, c. 1938, clockwork subminiature camera set no. 988 with accessories, shutter release cable adapter, four filters, four film cassettes, lens cap in More ...

Two Georg Rosenmuller Anemometers or Air Meters

Two Georg Rosenmuller Anemometers or Air Meters

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1394
Sold for:
$98$80

Two Georg Rosenmuller Anemometers or Air Meters, Germany, a black-painted brass example with central dial and clockwork mechanism below, and a handheld example. Clocks, Watches & Scientific More ...

Singing Bird Automaton

Singing Bird Automaton

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1547
Sold for:
$738$600

Singing Bird Automaton, the brass case with repousse decoration, single bird with black and brown plumage on a limb with cloth flowers, clockwork mechanism activates tail, head, and beak, ht. 11 More ...

Three Air Meters or Anemometers

Three Air Meters or Anemometers

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
309
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Three Air Meters or Anemometers, Europe, 19th century, one marked "Neumann a Paris," with a 5 1/4-in. fan and clockwork mechanism with multiple scales; an unmarked horizontally mounted six-scale More ...

Two Anemometers or Wind Direction Recorders

Two Anemometers or Wind Direction Recorders

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
642
Sold for:
$492$400

Two Anemometers or Wind Direction Recorders, early 20th century, cast iron tri-foot bases, rotating steel and brass frames with propellers, and clockwork mechanisms with recording scales, lg. 13 and More ...

Carved and Painted Articulated Clockwork Doll

Carved and Painted Articulated Clockwork Doll

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$123$100

Carved and Painted Articulated Clockwork Doll, (tears to clothing). More ...

Pair of Painted and Articulated Clockwork Dolls

Pair of Painted and Articulated Clockwork Dolls

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1050
Unsold
 

Pair of Painted and Articulated Clockwork Dolls, 19th century, (damage). More ...

Elliott Bros. Geared Anemometer

Elliott Bros. Geared Anemometer

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$584$475

Elliott Bros. Geared Anemometer, 30 Strand, London, 19th century, 4 1/2-in. deep brass housing engraved as above, central shaft with geared clock-work mechanism with twin recording scales at one end More ...

Mahogany Inlaid and Beveled Glass Cased Barograph

Mahogany Inlaid and Beveled Glass Cased Barograph

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
352
Sold for:
$461$375

Mahogany Inlaid and Beveled Glass Cased Barograph, England, lacquered brass plate with clockwork mechanism in brass recording drum, brass-topped ink bottle, eight-cell aneroid barometer connected to More ...

L.M. Ericsson & Co. Clockwork Telegraph Register and Key

L.M. Ericsson & Co. Clockwork Telegraph Register and Key

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$615$500

L.M. Ericsson & Co. Clockwork Telegraph Register and Key, Stockholm, Sweden, 19th century, no. 3781, mahogany base with five contacts, brass plates marked as above house the key-wind spring barrel, More ...

Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond

Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1275
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond, America, early to mid-20th century, the hull carved from a single block of wood superstructure with painted windows and doors, flying a More ...

Oak-cased Circuit Breaker

Oak-cased Circuit Breaker

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
413
Sold for:
$215$175

Oak-cased Circuit Breaker, Electric Gas Lighting Co., Boston, hinged lid with glass panel reading Circuits Cut Out/Circuits Operative/Made by the Elec. Gas Light'g Co. 195 Devonshire St. Boston/Pat. More ...

*Banjo Player Automaton by Gustav Vichy

*Banjo Player Automaton by Gustav Vichy

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

*Banjo Player Automaton by Gustav Vichy, Paris, France, c. 1900, the black musician with a striped band wheat straw skimmer hat atop of his head, black and burgundy striped silk ruffled shirt, black More ...

Adirondack-style Timepiece

Adirondack-style Timepiece

Auction:
2960T
Auction:
20th Century Design - Nov 30, 2016
Lot:
1176
Sold for:
$221$180

Adirondack-style Timepiece Natural wood, glass, metal, plastic United States, France, 20th century Quartz clock with circular dial set in burlwood plaque with twig-decorated surround and root More ...

Salter Clockwork Roasting Jack

Salter Clockwork Roasting Jack

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
719
Sold for:
$185$150

Salter Clockwork Roasting Jack, England, 19th century, brass cylindrical body, the top marked 30, Salter, Warranted, internal spring-powered clockwork mechanism for roasting meat or poultry in the More ...

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
1009
Unsold
 

Two-bird Singing Automaton, Germany, 20th century, brass case with repousse decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when More ...

Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond

Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond

Auction:
2922M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2016
Lot:
635
Unsold
 

Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond, America, early to mid-20th century, the hull carved from a single block of wood superstructure with painted windows and doors, flying a More ...

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Two-bird Singing Automaton

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
293
Unsold
 

Two-bird Singing Automaton, Germany, 20th century, brass case with repousse decoration and wire cage containing two birds with colorful plumage which sing and move heads, tails, and beaks when More ...

18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane

18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
305
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane, France, black-enameled brass instrument with removable outer case, single-draw eyepiece at one end, 45 degree rectangular glass viewing port at the More ...

Weeden's Plantation Darkey Savings Bank

Weeden's Plantation Darkey Savings Bank

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$615$500

Weeden's Plantation Darkey Savings Bank, 19th century, tin cabin with two animated figures that are activated by placing a coin in the side slot, printed paper label on rear, and clockwork mechanism More ...

Twelve Titles on Horology

Twelve Titles on Horology

Auction:
2873M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 14, 2016
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$111$90

Twelve Titles on Horology, Horological Dialogues, John Smith, facsimile 1962; The Artificial Clockmaker, William Derham, facsimile 1962; Horological Disquisitions Concerning the Nature of Time, John More ...

18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane

18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
418
Unsold
 

18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane, France, black-enameled brass instrument with removable outer case, single-draw eyepiece at one end, 45 degree rectangular glass viewing port at the More ...

Baccarat Crystal Clock

Baccarat Crystal Clock

Auction:
2842M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2015
Lot:
224
Sold for:
$123$100

Baccarat Crystal Clock, France (German clockworks), late 20th century, the clock surrounded by flowering branches arising from a pair of cornucopia, marked Baccarat and on base reproduction du musee More ...

Group of Brass and Copper Items

Group of Brass and Copper Items

Auction:
2832M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 16, 2015
Lot:
98
Sold for:
$123$100

Group of Brass and Copper Items, including a graduated set of copper vessels, three brass mortar and pestles, a G. Salter brass clockwork spit jack, a brass chamberstick, a footed brass bowl, and a More ...

Modern Novels Adapted to Film Thrillers, Six Volumes.

Modern Novels Adapted to Film Thrillers, Six Volumes.

Auction:
2809T
Auction:
Fine Wines - May 28, 2015
Lot:
1057
Sold for:
$215$175

Modern Novels Adapted to Film Thrillers, Six Volumes. Including: Vincent Bugliosi and Curtis Gentry's Helter Skelter, New York: Norton, 1974, stated first edition; Thomas Harris's The Silence of More ...

Juvet & Co. Time Globe Table Clock

Juvet & Co. Time Globe Table Clock

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$11,685$9,500

Juvet & Co. Time Globe Table Clock, Canajoharie, New York, c. 1880, the tabletop stand supporting the 12-in. terrestrial globe with maker's boss marked Time Globe/Manufactured by Juvet & More ...