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  • Singing Bird Automaton

    Lot: 1051
    Sold for: $246$200

    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 ...

  • Two-bird Singing Automaton

    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 ...

  • "Big Hand on Red" Clockwork Mechanism Penny Arcade Game

    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 ...

  • Large Two-bird Singing Automaton

    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 ...

  • Rare Schatz & Sohne "Sola" Camera and Accessories

    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 ...

  • Two Georg Rosenmuller Anemometers or Air Meters

    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 ...

  • Singing Bird Automaton

    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 ...

  • Three Air Meters or Anemometers

    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 ...

  • Two Anemometers or Wind Direction Recorders

    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 ...

  • Carved and Painted Articulated Clockwork Doll

    Lot: 1049
    Sold for: $123$100

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

  • Pair of Painted and Articulated Clockwork Dolls

    Lot: 1050
    Unsold  

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

  • Elliott Bros. Geared Anemometer

    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 ...

  • Mahogany Inlaid and Beveled Glass Cased Barograph

    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 ...

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

    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, ...

  • Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond

    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 ...

  • Oak-cased Circuit Breaker

    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. ...

  • *Banjo Player Automaton by Gustav Vichy

    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 ...

  • Adirondack-style Timepiece

    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 ...

  • Salter Clockwork Roasting Jack

    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 ...

  • Two-bird Singing Automaton

    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 ...

  • Folk Art Model of the Paddlewheel Steamer Diamond

    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 ...

  • Two-bird Singing Automaton

    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 ...

  • 18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane

    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 ...

  • Weeden's Plantation Darkey Savings Bank

    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 ...

  • Twelve Titles on Horology

    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 ...

  • 18th Century Brass Cased Alidade or Patent Plane

    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 ...

  • Baccarat Crystal Clock

    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 ...

  • Group of Brass and Copper Items

    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 ...

  • Modern Novels Adapted to Film Thrillers, Six Volumes.

    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 ...

  • Juvet & Co. Time Globe Table Clock

    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 & ...