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John Alfred Brashear Telescope and Signed Photomechanical Reproduction

John Alfred Brashear Telescope and Signed Photomechanical Reproduction

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$738$600

John Alfred Brashear Telescope and Signed Photomechanical Reproduction, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, no. 45, army green-painted 3 1/2-in. scope with ocular end engraved "J.A. Brashear & Co. More ...

Husbands & Clarke Compound Binocular Microscope

Husbands & Clarke Compound Binocular Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
418
Sold for:
$984$800

Husbands & Clarke Compound Binocular Microscope, Bristol, England, c. 1860, lacquered brass instrument with damascening with course and fine rack-and-pinion focusing, square pillar, Y-shaped base More ...

Cox Marine Stick Barometer

Cox Marine Stick Barometer

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
434
Sold for:
$308$250

Cox Marine Stick Barometer, Devonport, England, mahogany case with hinged dial door opening to reveal the engraved bone scale and thermometer, plaque above reads "Cox/Optician/Devonport," thin waist More ...

Camera Lucida and a Claude Glass

Camera Lucida and a Claude Glass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1392
Sold for:
$185$150

Camera Lucida and a Claude Glass, 19th century, first engraved "Morean optician/10 rue de Leine, Paris," both housed in their original velvet-lined case. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments More ...

Miniature Shagreen-cased Silver Spyglass and Necessaire

Miniature Shagreen-cased Silver Spyglass and Necessaire

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
280
Unsold
 

Miniature Shagreen-cased Silver Spyglass and Necessaire, Thomas Ribright, 1720-80, instrument comprised of two optical slide covers, ocular end engraved "Ribright Optician Fecit London," interior More ...

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant, South Fleet Street, London, pierced ebony frame with brass index arm, vernier and lock-down screw, cross bar plaque reads "Newton & Co. S.Fleet St. More ...

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$308$250

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, ebony frame brass index arm, horizon mirror, sunshades and eyepiece, cross bar plaque reading "Josh. Somalvico & Co. Opticians More ...

19th Century Gimbaled Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer

19th Century Gimbaled Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
297
Sold for:
$984$800

19th Century Gimbaled Mahogany Mercury Stick Barometer, carved mushroom-shaped top above the convex glass enclosing canted engraved scales marked "AlexR Allexande/Optician/Exeter," vernier knob, and More ...

Louis XVI-style Gilt and Painted Wall Barometer

Louis XVI-style Gilt and Painted Wall Barometer

Auction:
3115B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 14, 2018
Lot:
501
Sold for:
$369$300

Louis XVI-style Gilt and Painted Wall Barometer, France, 20th century, signed "R. Masson optician a Paris rue de Seine," dial with floral decoration, thermometer above, ht. 37 1/2, wd. 11 1/4 in. More ...

Carl Zeiss Jena Pocket Microscope

Carl Zeiss Jena Pocket Microscope

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
581
Sold for:
$369$300

Carl Zeiss Jena Pocket Microscope, retailed by Devaux, opticians, chrome-plated scope marked as above, with three interchangeable eyepieces that lock onto the adjustable pillar, base with a 1 More ...

Large Steel "Opticians" Trade Sign

Large Steel "Opticians" Trade Sign

Auction:
3083M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 15, 2018
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$246$200

Large Steel "Opticians" Trade Sign, ht. 58 1/2, wd. 29 1/2 in. More ...

Dollond Pillar-type Linen Prover

Dollond Pillar-type Linen Prover

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
225
Sold for:
$861$700

Dollond Pillar-type Linen Prover, 19th century, London, small double pillar, and screw focusing instrument signed on top plate "Dollond, London," with a small image of a flower, and sliding aperture More ...

I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope

I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

I.P. Cutts Lacquered Brass Compound Microscope, Sheffield, England, 19th century, 7 1/2-in. long screw-mount main tube, triangular pillar engraved "I.P. Cutts Sheffield" on one side and "Opticians More ...

John Browning Lacquered Brass Spectroscope

John Browning Lacquered Brass Spectroscope

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$246$200

John Browning Lacquered Brass Spectroscope, 63 Strand, London, 19th century, 5-in. tube engraved as above on one side and on the other side "Grace's Spectroscope," with rack-and-pinion focusing More ...

Three 19th Century Hygrometers

Three 19th Century Hygrometers

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
356
Sold for:
$431$350

Three 19th Century Hygrometers, London, an ivorine double scale signed at the top "Mason's Hygrometer/C.W. Dixey Optician to the Queen/3 New Bond St./London," with brass mount and lid attachment More ...

Chevalier Optician Mercury Wall Barometer

Chevalier Optician Mercury Wall Barometer

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
445
Sold for:
$154$125

Chevalier Optician Mercury Wall Barometer, Paris, 19th century, white-washed wooden board reading "Chevalier Opticien 35 Rue de Passy 35 Paris," with metric scale stick barometer, and Celsius More ...

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
344
Unsold
 

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant, London, 19th century, the pierced frame with an upper bridge, silvered scale from 0-140 and marked Spencer Browning & Rust, London, sliding More ...

Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope

Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$984$800

Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope, London, 19th century, tabletop instrument with a 54-in. tapered mahogany scope with brass eyepiece and collar marked Dollond London, fine adjustment knob, all More ...

Thirteen Continental Personal and Smoking Accessories

Thirteen Continental Personal and Smoking Accessories

Auction:
3000B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Apr 07, 2017
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$984$800

Thirteen Continental Personal and Smoking Accessories, 19th and early 20th century, three boxes: one rectangular, ebonized and inlaid, lg. 2 1/2, one carved rectangular form with armorial on lid, More ...

Cary & Co. 5-inch Cased Celestial Globe

Cary & Co. 5-inch Cased Celestial Globe

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
968
Sold for:
$400$325

Cary & Co. 5-inch Cased Celestial Globe, London, retailed by George Lee & Son Opticians, 33 The Hard, Portsmouth, cartouche reading Cary & Co. Makers to the Admiralty 7 Pall Mall London, brass More ...

Two 19th Century Brass Gyroscopes

Two 19th Century Brass Gyroscopes

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
987
Sold for:
$246$200

Two 19th Century Brass Gyroscopes, one with black lacquered L-shaped arm mounted to a mahogany base with plaque reading Newton & Co. Opticians London; the other in a mahogany case (lacking the More ...

Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope

Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
992
Unsold
 

Dollond Mahogany and Brass Telescope, London, 19th century, tabletop instrument with a 54-in. tapered mahogany scope with brass eyepiece and collar marked Dollond London, fine adjustment knob, all More ...

Charles W. Dixey Proportional Dividers

Charles W. Dixey Proportional Dividers

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1041
Sold for:
$185$150

Charles W. Dixey Proportional Dividers, New Bond Street, Optician to the Queen, nickel silver instrument with steel points, scales on each edge and engraved as above, lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
309
Unsold
 

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant, London, 19th century, the pierced frame with an upper bridge, silvered scale from 0-140 and marked Spencer Browning & Rust, London, sliding More ...

Chevalier Optician Mercury Wall Barometer

Chevalier Optician Mercury Wall Barometer

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
403
Unsold
 

Chevalier Optician Mercury Wall Barometer, Paris, 19th century, painted wood plaque reading Chevalier Opticien 35 Rue de Passy 35 Paris, with metric scale stick barometer and Celsius alcohol More ...

F.L. West Cased "Society of Arts" Monocular Microscope

F.L. West Cased "Society of Arts" Monocular Microscope

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
407
Sold for:
$338$275

F.L. West Cased "Society of Arts" Monocular Microscope, London, c. 1860, lacquered brass instrument with rack-and-pinion course and fine focusing, mechanical stage, plano/convex mirror, multiple More ...

Mechanical Slide Orrery No. 1

Mechanical Slide Orrery No. 1

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
227
Sold for:
$215$175

Mechanical Slide Orrery No. 1, Wilkinson Optician, Sunderland, 19th century, mahogany plank having a pierced geared wheel showing the planets, and is turned by a threaded handle allowing the planets More ...

12-inch Celestial Globe Marked T. Harris & Son

12-inch Celestial Globe Marked T. Harris & Son

Auction:
2760M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 01, 2014
Lot:
312
Sold for:
$677$550

12-inch Celestial Globe Marked T. Harris & Son, 19th century, with longitude and latitude lines, cartouche reading in part Improved Celestial Globe T. Harris and Son. Optician, Belfast, classical More ...

Three Advertising Clocks

Three Advertising Clocks

Auction:
2763T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2014
Lot:
1297
Sold for:
$584$475

Three Advertising Clocks, Coca Cola, Ever-Ready Razors, and Opticians, the Coca-Cola a Gilbert store regulator in a red-stained case, paper label on the back, printed paper dial marked Coca Cola, More ...

Carved Walnut Admiral Fitzroy's Barometer

Carved Walnut Admiral Fitzroy's Barometer

Auction:
2743T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2014
Lot:
1309
Sold for:
$554$450

Carved Walnut Admiral Fitzroy's Barometer, America, late 19th century, the Gothic-style case showing the rise and fall in barometric pressure, the atmosphere and temperature bearing the label "Pike More ...