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18kt Gold Wristwatch, Bueche Girod, Retailed by Cartier

18kt Gold Wristwatch, Bueche Girod, Retailed by Cartier

Auction:
3318T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Nov 25, 2019
Lot:
1256
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

18kt Gold Wristwatch, Bueche Girod, Retailed by Cartier, the blue dial with roman numeral indicators, manual-wind movement, and gold bracelet, 31.9 dwt, 30 mm. More ...

Twelve Pernambuco Bow Blanks

Twelve Pernambuco Bow Blanks

Auction:
3308B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 24, 2019
Lot:
234
Sold for:
$984$800

Twelve Pernambuco Bow Blanks, including two for contrabass, bearing the maker's measurements. More ...

Seventeen Early Brass Kitchen Items

Seventeen Early Brass Kitchen Items

Auction:
3314M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 21, 2019
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$369$300

Seventeen Early Brass Kitchen Items, 18th and 19th century, three footed bowls, two salts, two measures, two beakers, three boxes, a jug, and four cordials, dia. to 9 1/4 in. More ...

Carved Burl-cased Tape Measure

Carved Burl-cased Tape Measure

Auction:
3307M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2019
Lot:
489
Sold for:
$338$275

Carved Burl-cased Tape Measure, America, 19th century, the burl body holding a cloth tape measure with brass crank, with stacked carved heart, diamond, spade, and club decoration, and "JAC/F.28/10," More ...

J.H. King Painted Wooden Sextant Trade Sign

J.H. King Painted Wooden Sextant Trade Sign

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1040
Sold for:
$523$425

J.H. King Painted Wooden Sextant Trade Sign, 19th/20th century, 69-in. tall painted wooden trade sign in the form of a sextant with gilt-painted indexing arm and sighting scope, cross bar reading More ...

Brass Pocket Sextant

Brass Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3300T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
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. More ...

James Mix 14kt Gold Hunter-case Pocket Watch

James Mix 14kt Gold Hunter-case Pocket Watch

Auction:
3301T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 16, 2019
Lot:
1040
Sold for:
$369$300

James Mix 14kt Gold Hunter-case Pocket Watch, the engraved case opening to a dial with arabic numeral indicators, subsidiary seconds dial, and manual-wind movement, (not working), 22.8 dwt, dia. 32 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 ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Chains

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Chains

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$215$175

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Chains, 50 and 100 foot no. 12 gauge steel, brass handles marked with maker's name, brass tallies with fingers, 1-foot links with brazed loops and oval rings. More ...

William H. Skerritt Collection of Miscellaneous Gurley Instruments and Parts

William H. Skerritt Collection of Miscellaneous Gurley Instruments and Parts

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$615$500

William H. Skerritt Collection of Miscellaneous Gurley Instruments and Parts, plumb bobs, surveyor's chain tape, tallies, spyglass, levels, rules, weights, tangent screws, and telegraph and other More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades

Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$984$800

Two W. & L.E. Gurley High Post Alidades, serial no. 12791 with an 11 1/2-in. scope, trough compass mounts to a 16 x 3-in. blade, case contains plummet, right-angle prism eyepiece, sunshade, More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Copper Engraving Plates and Glass Negatives

W. & L.E. Gurley Copper Engraving Plates and Glass Negatives

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
329
Sold for:
$923$750

W. & L.E. Gurley Copper Engraving Plates and Glass Negatives, plate images of William Gurley, miner's compasses, 20-in. Y level engraved by M. King, protractor, a builder's level and a solar More ...

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Chains

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Chains

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$338$275

Two W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Chains, no. 10 and 12 gauge steel, brass handles stamped with maker's name, brass tallies with fingers, standard links with brazed loops and oval rings, 66 More ...

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
355
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

United States Coast Survey No. 41 Alidade, first quarter 20th century, lacquered brass high-post alidade with a 15-in. scope, vertical arc calibrated 30-0-30 with vernier, circular spirit level More ...

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$1,107$900

William Wurdemann U.S. Engineer Bureau Level No. 2, Washington, DC, c. 1864, 18-in. lacquered brass scope with fine adjustment knob, and spirit level below, anodized frame with left/right fine 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 ...

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$185$150

Two James W. Queen & Co. Surveyor's Instruments, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, second half 19th century, wye level with a 19-in. scope and spirit level below, central stem engraved as above, and a More ...

Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit

Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$400$325

Wm. J. Young & Co. Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1867, 10 1/2-in. scope with fine focusing and level mounted on underside, "A"-frame supports with horizontal leveling screw, More ...

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$308$250

Young & Sons Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1900, 9 1/2-in. scope with level mounted to underside, "A"-frame supports with vertical silvered vernier sale, 4 1/2-in. dia. compass More ...

Unusual Joseph Zentmayer Surveyor's Transit

Unusual Joseph Zentmayer Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$800$650

Unusual Joseph Zentmayer Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11-in. scope with folding sighting vanes, spirit level below, vertical circle calibrated in four quadrants, 5 1/2-in. More ...

Young & Sons Solar Transit Kit

Young & Sons Solar Transit Kit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Young & Sons Solar Transit Kit, no. 8545, 10-in. scope with spirit level below, aluminum vertical circle housing the brass circle with engraved silvered scale, solar attachment mounted to the 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 ...

Early Applewood Engraved Quadrant

Early Applewood Engraved Quadrant

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$277$225

Early Applewood Engraved Quadrant, 3 1/4-in. radius instrument with plumb line and engraved calendar scale. 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 ...

Double Frame Brass Sextant

Double Frame Brass Sextant

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$861$700

Double Frame Brass Sextant, London, 19th century, no. 2175, the double "A"-frame with inset silvered scale and marked "Taylor 105 Minories London," sliding index arm with vernier and magnifier, 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 ...

Pelorus Boxed Compass

Pelorus Boxed Compass

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$111$90

Pelorus Boxed Compass, unmarked gimbaled 8-in. black compass card with cardinal and ordinal points marked in block letters, two folding sighting scopes, black-painted brass cover, all housed in a More ...

Two U.S. Navy Boxed Sextants

Two U.S. Navy Boxed Sextants

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
421
Sold for:
$369$300

Two U.S. Navy Boxed Sextants, a Mark II Pioneer instrument with observatory certification label, and a Keuffler & Esser engraved on scale "US Navy 605." Provenance: Richard Miller 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 ...