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Brass Noon Cannon

Brass Noon Cannon

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
279
Estimate:
$100 - $150

Brass Noon Cannon, 19th/20th century, unmarked, 3-in. rotating stand with dual bubble levels, engraved roman numeral dial, stationary gnomon, silvered compass, adjustable magnifier, all resting on More ...

Two Pocket Compasses

Two Pocket Compasses

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1064
Sold for:
$160$130

Two Pocket Compasses, an early walnut hinged case with paper sundial, brass folding gnomon marked "W. Watkins," and glazed sunk paper dial compass with blued-steel hand; and a hinged Chinese More ...

Brass Tobacco Box and Blown Glass Snuff Bottle

Brass Tobacco Box and Blown Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$123$100

Brass Tobacco Box and Blown Glass Snuff Bottle, 18th/early 19th century, the box with stylized compass rose engraving and punched wavy border, the bottle with short rolled rim, wd. to 6 3/4 in. More ...

Two Hamilton Sea Hawk Compass Wristwatches

Two Hamilton Sea Hawk Compass Wristwatches

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
35
Sold for:
$584$475

Two Hamilton Sea Hawk Compass Wristwatches, 3578, one with dial marked Hamilton "Sea Hawk Compass," fold-out compass dial marked "TEXSWISS," the other with an unmarked dial, fold-out compass marked More ...

Eleven Calipers and Compasses

Eleven Calipers and Compasses

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$615$500

Eleven Calipers and Compasses, 19th century, steel inside/outside calipers, some figural examples, one marked "HBJ 1855 Norristown PA.," three brass and steel compasses, and a shoe-form punch. More ...

Eight Layout or Marking Gauges

Eight Layout or Marking Gauges

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$369$300

Eight Layout or Marking Gauges, 18th/19th century, two triangular squares with turned brass handles; dovetail layout gauge with patent date; steel rule with brass stop marked "BL"; brass and steel More ...

Two Combination Clinometer/Compass Instruments and a Field Compass

Two Combination Clinometer/Compass Instruments and a Field Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
592
Sold for:
$246$200

Two Combination Clinometer/Compass Instruments and a Field Compass, 19th/20th century, an unsigned 3-in. dia. cased clinometer, and a 2 1/2-in. dia. Stanley example, with a 2 1/2-in. silvered More ...

Schmalcalder Patent Dip Circle and an Unmarked Prismatic Compass

Schmalcalder Patent Dip Circle and an Unmarked Prismatic Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
619
Sold for:
$615$500

Schmalcalder Patent Dip Circle and an Unmarked Prismatic Compass, London, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. sight with fine adjustment knobs, and sunshades, bubble level, 3-in. 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 ...

Thomas Whitney Vernier Compass

Thomas Whitney Vernier Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
650
Sold for:
$431$350

Thomas Whitney Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1810, original lacquered brass instrument with a 5-in. silvered dial, needle scale divided in four quadrants, blued-steel needle, More ...

Meneely & Oothout Vernier Compass

Meneely & Oothout Vernier Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
651
Sold for:
$554$450

Meneely & Oothout Vernier Compass, West Troy, New York, c. 1840, 6-in. blued-steel needle, engraved silvered dial reading as above, center star line pattern with points in script, scale divided in More ...

Rittenhouse & Potts Vernier Compass

Rittenhouse & Potts Vernier Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
657
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

Rittenhouse & Potts Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, 5 1/4-in. engraved silver dial with eight-point rose and fleur-de-lis representing north, raised central More ...

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
658
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass, New York, c. 1825, 4 1/4-in. dia. engraved silvered dial signed "Rich d Patten, New York," engraved star pattern with compass points in block lettering and a More ...

John Roach Vernier Compass

John Roach Vernier Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
660
Unsold
 

John Roach Vernier Compass, New York, c. 1835, 6-in. blued-steel needle, engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis representing north, and More ...

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
679
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield, Paris, late 17th century, the octagonal plate signed at the base of the adjustable bird-shaped hinged gnomon "Butterfield Paris," engraved with roman More ...

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-style Pocket Sundial

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-style Pocket Sundial

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
680
Sold for:
$554$450

Brass Equinoctial Augsburg-style Pocket Sundial, Germany, the engraved octagonal base with silvered dial compass and directionals in Latin, folding hour ring with roman numerals and needle gnomon, More ...

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
682
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield, Paris, late 17th century, the octagonal plate signed at the base of the adjustable bird-shaped hinged gnomon "Butterfield Paris," engraved with roman More ...

Cased Acme Course Corrector and a Thomas Hall Surveyor's Compass

Cased Acme Course Corrector and a Thomas Hall Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1552
Sold for:
$172$140

Cased Acme Course Corrector and a Thomas Hall Surveyor's Compass, Sea Emergency Devices Co., New York, 10-in. dia. stainless steel and aluminum disc with calibrated rings, the outer fixed ring More ...

Middle Eastern-style Brass Pocket Sundial

Middle Eastern-style Brass Pocket Sundial

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1585
Sold for:
$246$200

Middle Eastern-style Brass Pocket Sundial, pierced frame with jeweled insets, porcelain marker, inset compass, level, and folding gnomon, lg. 4 in. More ...

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$984$800

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass, London, 19th century, with presentation engraving "Presented by Lord Cochrane to A. Burrows of Ship Geo. Washington," lg. closed 21 1/4 in. More ...

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1435
Sold for:
$277$225

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items, 19th/20th century, compass in round wooden case (detached pointer), opium steelyard scale in bamboo case, round reticulated "cricket" box, rectangular More ...

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1388
Unsold
 

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass, London, 19th century, with presentation engraving "Presented by Lord Cochrane to A. Burrows of Ship Geo. Washington," lg. closed 21 1/4 in. More ...

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1431
Sold for:
$135$110

Boxed Gimbaled Compass, Alex Megarey, 196 Water Street, New York, 19th century, with paper dial marked with the cardinal and primary intercardinal directions, in black-painted slide lid box, (dial More ...

Richard Patent Surveyor's Compass

Richard Patent Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$861$700

Richard Patent Surveyor's Compass, New York, 19th century, 5-in. engraved silvered dial reading "R. Patten New York," eight-point rose, fleur-de-lis representing north, blued-steel needle and brass More ...

Megary Surveyor's Compass

Megary Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
251
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Megary Surveyor's Compass, New York, first half 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with a 4-in. silvered dial with engraved floral center and fleur-de-lis representing north, engraved in More ...

S. Browning Mahogany and Brass Semi-circumferentor

S. Browning Mahogany and Brass Semi-circumferentor

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

S. Browning Mahogany and Brass Semi-circumferentor, Boston, first half 19th century, mahogany instrument with inset brass semicircular scale with inner/outer markings 0-180, stamped "S. Browning More ...

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$5,843$4,750

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, 5 3/4-in. engraved silver dial with eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

Richard Patten Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Richard Patten Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$861$700

Richard Patten Surveyor's Vernier Compass, New York, 5 1/2-in. engraved silver dial with and fleur-de-lis representing north, engraved floral decorated center, engraved "R. Patten N. York" in the More ...

W.L. Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

W.L. Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

W.L. Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. engraved silver dial with decorated eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, raised central boss reading More ...

J.G. Dod Surveyor's Compass

J.G. Dod Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

J.G. Dod Surveyor's Compass, Newark, New Jersey, 19th century, 5-in. silvered engraved dial marked "J.G. Dod Newark," blued-steel needle with internal lifter located on the interior of the tripod More ...