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An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Ti

An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Ti

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
4
Estimate:
$6,000 - $8,000

An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Timber and Fuell. London: Printed by W[illiam] S[tansby] for More ...

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2035
Sold for:
$277$225

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign, 20th century, black- and red-painted wooden sign with fixed index arm, pinnula, and tiled scale, ht. 61 in. More ...

Tavannes Cronometro Escasany 18kt Gold Pulse Timing Watch

Tavannes Cronometro Escasany 18kt Gold Pulse Timing Watch

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Tavannes Cronometro Escasany 18kt Gold Pulse Timing Watch, Switzerland, enamel dial marked "Gradue Pour 30 Pulsations, Cronometro Escasany, Suisse," with subsidiary seconds and elapsed minutes More ...

Three Brass and Iron Marking or Layout Gauges

Three Brass and Iron Marking or Layout Gauges

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$215$175

Three Brass and Iron Marking or Layout Gauges, 19th century, a carriage maker's square marked "T. Perry," twice on each side of the brass bar, a mason's square marked "H. Middleton," and an iron More ...

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$523$425

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments, a set of calipers marked on rear brass "TM 1852," with 6-in. arm; and a combination square with opposing hinged arms, lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers, London, late 18th century, 7-in. lg. instrument with inset iron tips, and hand-engraved scales and tables on both sides, and marked "C. Lincoln, More ...

Two 19th Century Folding Squares

Two 19th Century Folding Squares

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$861$700

Two 19th Century Folding Squares, France and England, a rosewood-body instrument with brass hardware and protractor divided 0-90-0, marked "W.T. Fisher/Patd. June 23rd 1868," with a 12-in. steel More ...

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$492$400

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments, England, 18th and 19th century, 22-in. measure with knife edge, marked on one side "Edw. Roberts Maker in Groceres Alley in Old Jewry London/Rob Nelson Nov. 22 More ...

Group of Scales and Weights

Group of Scales and Weights

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
353
Sold for:
$215$175

Group of Scales and Weights, three brass elephant-form weights, a postal scale, an assayer's scale with carved wood case, a brass box with applied tool decoration, and two other scales. More ...

Brass Pocket Sextant

Brass Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$154$125

Brass Pocket Sextant, probably England, 19th century, lacquered brass 3-in. dia. instrument with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier, index, and horizon mirror, housed in a rope-edged case. More ...

18th Century Brass Plumb Bob and Reel

18th Century Brass Plumb Bob and Reel

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
496
Sold for:
$431$350

18th Century Brass Plumb Bob and Reel, France, cylindrical brass bob with spacer, reel marked "UVGT," and bob, lg. 1 3/4 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European Tools, p. 26; L'outil et le More ...

Five Plumb Bobs with Reels

Five Plumb Bobs with Reels

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$215$175

Five Plumb Bobs with Reels, Europe, 19th century, brass, and steel bobs with various wood reels, bob lg. 2 3/4 to 6 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Six Early Plumb Bobs

Six Early Plumb Bobs

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
500
Unsold
 

Six Early Plumb Bobs, Europe, 19th century, two cylindrical brass bobs with engraved concentric rings, two lead bobs, a brass-cased lead bob, and a brass bob marked on bottom "Fayet Bourges C.L." More ...

Two Clinometers

Two Clinometers

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Clinometers, an unmarked lacquered brass instrument with folding sights, bubble level, and rack-and-pinion horizontal adjustment, and a hinged anodized brass instrument marked "Queen & Co. More ...

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
606
Sold for:
$308$250

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument, probably England, triangular base with central bubble level, vertical half circle scale divided 0-90, pivoting sighting arm rides along scale with vernier More ...

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$1,169$950

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor, France, 6-in. dia. spoked frame with outer engraved scale marked 0-360, inner scale divided in four quadrants, four stationary vanes, center compass More ...

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
610
Sold for:
$400$325

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer, Switzerland, late 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with inset thermometer, and engraved "Th. Usteri-Reinacher/Zurich/No. 1859" on the rotating silvered scale More ...

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
611
Sold for:
$369$300

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant, protractor arm marked "Smeeth's Transit Protractor/Mark I/Sole Makers/Negretti & Zambra/London," with folding sights, trough level, scale, and mirror; the More ...

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
613
Sold for:
$123$100

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles, Europe, unmarked, lacquered brass tri-foot instrument with squat central pillar, engraved scale divided 60-90-60 with iron needle, and a cast iron decorated base More ...

18th Century French Electrometer

18th Century French Electrometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
617
Sold for:
$246$200

18th Century French Electrometer, brass-mounted colorless glass bottle with suspended straw indicators, etched scale on face of bottle, ht. 5 1/2 in. Literature: A similar example is found in More ...

Two 19th Century Gauges

Two 19th Century Gauges

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
618
Sold for:
$369$300

Two 19th Century Gauges, Netherlands and London, a 4 1/2-in. lacquered brass quadrant with engraved scale divided 0-40-0, blued needle, engraved "T. Van Pelt/Breda," with two steel edges; the second More ...

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
622
Sold for:
$461$375

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments, German angle finder with radius scale from 0-50, adjustable bubble level with vernier end, engraved on front plate and rear plate reads "W. More ...

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$738$600

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes, London, lacquered brass instruments, five marked "John Browning," two with stands, an unmarked one, and a R. & J. Beck "Thorp's D.V. Diffraction Spectroscope," five More ...

Two 19th Century Chondrometers or Grain Scales

Two 19th Century Chondrometers or Grain Scales

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$369$300

Two 19th Century Chondrometers or Grain Scales, England, lacquered brass and steel instruments, both with buckets, scale arm with counterweights, and collapsible base, one engraved on arm "Bartlett More ...

W.A. Martin Anemometer

W.A. Martin Anemometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
643
Sold for:
$246$200

W.A. Martin Anemometer, London, 19th century, brass frame with damascened base engraved "W.A. Martin/ Improved Self Registering Anemometer/London," ht. 7 in. More ...

Two 19th Century Diminutive Theodolites or Transits

Two 19th Century Diminutive Theodolites or Transits

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
644
Sold for:
$615$500

Two 19th Century Diminutive Theodolites or Transits, London, lacquered brass instruments with spotting scopes, inset compass dials, rack-and pinion horizontal adjustments, one signed "W&S More ...

Fraser & Son Solar Surveyor's Comapass

Fraser & Son Solar Surveyor's Comapass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
645
Sold for:
$277$225

Fraser & Son Solar Surveyor's Comapass, London, 19th century, 3 1/2-in. silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points, flared brass case scale divided in four quadrants, folding sighting and More ...

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
648
Sold for:
$246$200

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass, Holborn, London, 4 1/4-in. dia. silvered dial with outer ring scale marked 0-360, engraved cardinal, and intercardinal points, inner scale divided into four More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Transit

W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
659
Sold for:
$492$400

W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Transit, Troy, New York, lacquered brass instrument with 11-in. sighting scope above the spirit level, 5-in. silvered compass dial, dual vernier windows, spirit level, More ...

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
661
Sold for:
$861$700

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant, France, late 19th century, chrome-plated bronze frame with index arm engraved "Coutureau Invr.," damascened main plate surrounds the sunk compass dial, More ...