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Pair of Telescopic Mahogany Stands

Pair of Telescopic Mahogany Stands

Auction:
3296B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 12, 2019
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$738$600

Pair of Telescopic Mahogany Stands, England, 19th century, each with turned circular stem and base, closed ht. 8 5/8, dia. 5 3/4 in. More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Compass with Telescope Attachment, Troy, New York, c. 1890, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial marked as above with dual inset spirit levels, folding vanes, and telescope sighting 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 ...

Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Mining Transit

Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Mining Transit

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$3,444$2,800

Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Mining Transit, Troy, New York, c. 1885, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked as above, 3-in. radius arc, fitted with an auxiliary telescope and counterweight, More ...

Cary 3-inch "Royal Geographical Society" Portable Refractor Telescope

Cary 3-inch "Royal Geographical Society" Portable Refractor Telescope

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
399
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Cary 3-inch "Royal Geographical Society" Portable Refractor Telescope, London, no. 12, the two-piece main tube engraved "Royal Geographical Society No 12/Cary London," finder scope, rack-and-pinion More ...

Alvan Clark & Sons 4-inch Refractor Telescope

Alvan Clark & Sons 4-inch Refractor Telescope

Auction:
3295M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 11, 2019
Lot:
403
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Alvan Clark & Sons 4-inch Refractor Telescope, Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, 19th/early 20th century, 49-in. green-painted main tube engraved on ocular collar "Alvan Clark & Sons Co./Cambridgeport More ...

Joseph Fitter Victorian Mahogany Extending Dining Table

Joseph Fitter Victorian Mahogany Extending Dining Table

Auction:
3289T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 18, 2019
Lot:
1268
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Joseph Fitter Victorian Mahogany Extending Dining Table, Birmingham, England, third-quarter 19th century, telescoping mechanism with label reading "Late Samuel Hawkins/Joseph Fitter," with six More ...

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Auction:
3280T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1114
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window, Boston, Massachusetts, 1938, designed by Wilbur H. Burnham Jr., depicting significant figures in the field, likely including Galileo, Kepler, More ...

Carved Hardwood Document Box

Carved Hardwood Document Box

Auction:
3272B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jul 13, 2019
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Carved Hardwood Document Box, Italy, 18th century, rectangular form, floret-framed paneled sides with maps and telescopes, all set atop four paw feet, lg. to 19, wd. 11 1/2, ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window

Auction:
3265B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 20, 2019
Lot:
119
Unsold
 

Burnham Studios "Astronomy" Stained Glass Window, Boston, Massachusetts, 1938, designed by Wilbur H. Burnham Jr., depicting significant figures in the field, likely including Galileo, Kepler, More ...

Telescope on a Wooden Tripod

Telescope on a Wooden Tripod

Auction:
3263T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 12, 2019
Lot:
1567
Sold for:
$221$180

Telescope on a Wooden Tripod, (imperfections, wear), tripod ht. 58 in. Property from the Estate of A. Margaret Bok, Rockport, ME More ...

Sixteen Books on Odd Fellows and Fraternal History

Sixteen Books on Odd Fellows and Fraternal History

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1848
Sold for:
$123$100

Sixteen Books on Odd Fellows and Fraternal History, works include Tal P. Shaffner, Odd Fellowship Illustrated (Russell Brothers: New York, 1875); Henry Leonard Stillson, The Official History and More ...

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light.

Auction:
3245T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 08, 2019
Lot:
1134
Sold for:
$43,050$35,000

Newton, Sir Isaac (1643-1727) Opticks: or a Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light. London: Printed for Sam. Smith, and Benj. Walford, 1704. First edition, first More ...

Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope

Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
327
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Unusual W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope, c. 1876-78, 5-in. silvered compass dial marked with maker's name, internal vernier and spirit levels, folding sighting vanes with an More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

W. & L.E. Gurley Vernier Compass with Sighting Scope, Troy, New York, c. 1910, lacquered brass instrument with 7-in. silvered dial engraved as above with fleur-de-lis representing north, vernier More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
334
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

W. & L.E. Gurley Pocket Railroad Compass with Telescope, 4 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial reading "W. & L.E. Gurley/Troy, N.Y.," inset spirit level, single vernier window, 5-in. vanes attaching an 8 More ...

Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis

Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$861$700

Rare W. & L.E. Gurley Engineer's Transit with Theodolite Axis, Troy, New York, c. 1886-1900, engraved silvered dial marked as above, dual vernier and spirit levels, 11-in. scope rests in a cradle More ...

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 ...

Rare Heller & Brightly "Small" Mining or Reconnaissance Transit

Rare Heller & Brightly "Small" Mining or Reconnaissance Transit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$984$800

Rare Heller & Brightly "Small" Mining or Reconnaissance Transit, 7 1/4-in. telescope with spirit level below, sixty-degree vertical arc with dual verniers reading to single minutes, 3 1/2-in. black More ...

Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit

Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Young & Sons Mountain Solar Transit, no. 8010, c. 1907, 8 1/2-in. telescope with spirit level mounted to underside, vertical arc with mounted Smith solar attachment marked "Young & More ...

Wm. J. Young Improved Compass with Gimballed Vanes

Wm. J. Young Improved Compass with Gimballed Vanes

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
379
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Wm. J. Young Improved Compass with Gimballed Vanes, no. 3539, c. 1860, stationary 6-in. dia. compass engraved "Wm. J. Young Maker/Philadelphia/3539," internal vernier with scale reading to minutes, More ...

Rare Powell & Lealand No. 2 Monocular Microscope

Rare Powell & Lealand No. 2 Monocular Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
416
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Rare Powell & Lealand No. 2 Monocular Microscope, 170 Easton Road, London, c. 1862, lacquered brass instrument with compound monocular scope, rack-and-pinion focusing, arm engraved as above with More ...

Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope

Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
417
Unsold
 

Moritz Pillischer Compound Monocular Microscope, London, mid-19th century, no. 214, lacquered brass instrument with coarse focusing, lever fine adjustment at nosepiece, X-Y square stage, large plano More ...

Charles Chevalier Universal Achromatic Microscope

Charles Chevalier Universal Achromatic Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
419
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Charles Chevalier Universal Achromatic Microscope, c. 1840, with horizontal main tube, square pillar with stage platform for accepting either of the two stages, one with X/Y adjustments, and More ...

R & J Beck Compound Binocular Microscope

R & J Beck Compound Binocular Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
423
Sold for:
$615$500

R & J Beck Compound Binocular Microscope, London & Philadelphia, no. 9785, lacquered brass instrument with fine and course focusing, lever fine adjustment knob at nosepiece, manual rotating circular More ...

Smith & Beck Compound Binocular Microscope

Smith & Beck Compound Binocular Microscope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
424
Sold for:
$554$450

Smith & Beck Compound Binocular Microscope, 6 Coleman St., London, no. 2870, lacquered brass instrument with tubes engraved as above, coarse and fine focusing, round pillar, simple square stage, and More ...

Collection of Assorted Lenses and Microscope Accessories

Collection of Assorted Lenses and Microscope Accessories

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$277$225

Collection of Assorted Lenses and Microscope Accessories, eyepieces and objectives by makers including Carl Zeiss, Meade, Criterion, and others. More ...

Large 4-inch James Short Reflecting Library Telescope

Large 4-inch James Short Reflecting Library Telescope

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
429
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Large 4-inch James Short Reflecting Library Telescope, London, mid-18th century, the 24-in. lacquered brass main tube engraved on ocular collar "James Short/London 245/1296=18," the ellipsoid mirror More ...

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809)      Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

After Johann-Elias Haid (Augsburg, 1739-1809) Enamel Portrait Miniature of Commander John Paul Jones Unsigned. Polychrome enamel on a convex oval copper plate, 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 in., in a More ...

Lunar Orbiter 2, November 1966, The Picture of the Century.

Lunar Orbiter 2, November 1966, The Picture of the Century.

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1207
Sold for:
$461$375

Lunar Orbiter 2, November 1966, The Picture of the Century. Black-and-white 7 x 9 in. photograph, without printed information on verso, with handwritten descriptive notes in Dutch on the back, More ...