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H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$461$375

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant, 19th century, brass index arm, scale reading 0-100, horizon mirror, and pinnula, all housed in a fitted mahogany case with label reading "H. Highes Optical, More ...

Sumner, Captain Thomas Hubbard (1807-1876) A New and Accurate Method of Finding a Ship's Position at Sea.

Sumner, Captain Thomas Hubbard (1807-1876) A New and Accurate Method of Finding a Ship's Position at Sea.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1413
Sold for:
$277$225

Sumner, Captain Thomas Hubbard (1807-1876) A New and Accurate Method of Finding a Ship's Position at Sea. Boston: Thomas Groom, 1843. First edition, octavo, folding chart frontispiece, plates 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 ...

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
391
Sold for:
$492$400

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant, London, mid-19th century, brass arc with silvered scale marked 0-160, pierced frame engraved Potter London, index arm with vernier, magnifier, and thumbscrew, More ...

Artillery Calipers

Artillery Calipers

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2016
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$25,830$21,000

Artillery Calipers, Anthony Lamb, New York, mid-18th century, constructed of boxwood with iron/steel points and brass hinge pin and washers, marked at the end of one arm "Made by A. Lamb/N. York," More ...

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
308
Unsold
 

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant, London, mid-19th century, brass arc with silvered scale marked 0-160, pierced frame engraved Potter London, index arm with vernier, magnifier, and thumbscrew, 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 ...

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

Auction:
2809T
Auction:
Fine Wines - May 28, 2015
Lot:
1017
Unsold
 

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant, London, mid-19th century, brass arc with silvered scale marked 0-160, pierced frame engraved Potter London, index arm with vernier, magnifier, and thumbscrew, More ...

17-inch Mahogany Octant

17-inch Mahogany Octant

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

17-inch Mahogany Octant, early 19th century, with bone scale calibrated 0-90, index arm with brass read-out, locking thumbscrew, and bone vernier divided 10-15-5-15, sighting pinnula, mirror More ...

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
246
Unsold
 

J.D. Potter Anodized Brass Sextant, London, mid-19th century, brass arc with silvered scale marked 0-160, pierced frame engraved Potter London, index arm with vernier, magnifier, and thumbscrew, More ...

Early American Artillery Sighting Instrument

Early American Artillery Sighting Instrument

Auction:
2724M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2014
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$9,225$7,500

Early American Artillery Sighting Instrument, c. early 19th century, round brass plate with scale and level, with two standing sights, square brass shaft, beveled on one side and marked WM. More ...

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Auction:
2724M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2014
Lot:
419
Unsold
 

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

English Sighting Scope

English Sighting Scope

Auction:
2684M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 02, 2013
Lot:
162
Sold for:
$1,080$900

English Sighting Scope, c. mid to late 19th century, brass sighting scope (missing optics) with engraved silvered dial marked Bate/London, and engraved on level tube Lt. R.R. Armstrong C.S.S. More ...

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Spencer Browning & Rust 10-inch Brass Bridge Sextant

Auction:
2684M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 02, 2013
Lot:
639
Unsold
 

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

Ramsden, Jesse (1735-1800) Description d'Une Machine pour Diviser

Ramsden, Jesse (1735-1800) Description d'Une Machine pour Diviser

Auction:
2658B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jun 01, 2013
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$270$225

Ramsden, Jesse (1735-1800) Description d'Une Machine pour Diviser. Paris: Didot, 1790. First edition in French, large quarto, title page dusty and water stained, illustrated with seven large More ...

Ramsden, Jesse (1735-1800) Description d'Une Machine pour Diviser

Ramsden, Jesse (1735-1800) Description d'Une Machine pour Diviser

Auction:
2621B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2012
Lot:
608
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Ramsden, Jesse (1735-1800) Description d'Une Machine pour Diviser. Paris: Didot, 1790. First edition in French, large quarto, title page dusty and water stained, illustrated with seven large More ...

Richard Patten Brass Surveying Compass and Tripod

Richard Patten Brass Surveying Compass and Tripod

Auction:
2600M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jun 02, 2012
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

Richard Patten Brass Surveying Compass and Tripod, New York, c. 1825, with 4 1/4-in. dia. engraved silvered dial signed Rich d Patten, New York, engraved star pattern with compass points in block More ...

Brass Surveying Compass by Frye & Shaw

Brass Surveying Compass by Frye & Shaw

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$830$700

Brass Surveying Compass by Frye & Shaw, New York, circa 1840, 5-inch dia. engraved silvered dial marked Frye & Shaw 222 Water St. New York, engraved cornucopia flanking the center, cardinal points More ...

Brass Circumferentor by James White

Brass Circumferentor by James White

Auction:
2527M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Nov 20, 2010
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$415$350

Brass Circumferentor by James White, with 6-inch silvered dial engraved James White, Glasgow, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, needle ring calibrated in individual degrees 0-90 More ...

Lacquered Brass Pantograph by W. & S. Jones

Lacquered Brass Pantograph by W. & S. Jones

Auction:
2502
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 01, 2010
Lot:
724
Unsold
 

Lacquered Brass Pantograph by W. & S. Jones, 30 Holborn, London, circa 1800, with brass pivoted arms, one signed W. & S. Jones 30 Holborn London, other limbs with graduated scales and marked in More ...

Brass Circumferentor by James White

Brass Circumferentor by James White

Auction:
2502
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 01, 2010
Lot:
735
Unsold
 

Brass Circumferentor by James White, with 6-inch silvered dial engraved James White, Glasgow, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, needle ring calibrated in individual degrees 0-90 More ...

Brass-mounted Ebony Marine Sextant

Brass-mounted Ebony Marine Sextant

Auction:
2485
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2009
Lot:
751
Sold for:
$652$550

Brass-mounted Ebony Marine Sextant, labeled "T. Jones, Liverpool, Hail Collins, 1820," in a black-painted wooden fitted case with interior paper label "David Baker, Mathematical Instrument Maker, More ...

Brass Circumferentor by James White

Brass Circumferentor by James White

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
155
Unsold
 

Brass Circumferentor by James White, with 6-inch silvered dial engraved James White, Glasgow, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, needle ring calibrated in individual degrees 0-90 More ...

Brass Inclined Plate Dial by Bradford

Brass Inclined Plate Dial by Bradford

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$948$800

Brass Inclined Plate Dial by Bradford, London, three leveling screws support a round base and silvered dial compass with degree scale in four quadrants, directions, eight point rose, two spirit More ...

Ten Inch Radius Ebony Octant by H. Hughes

Ten Inch Radius Ebony Octant by H. Hughes

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$593$500

Ten Inch Radius Ebony Octant by H. Hughes, London, the brass index arm with thumbscrew vernier adjustment, inset ivory scale calibrated 0-105 and vacant maker's boss, sun shades, mirror, and peep More ...

18-inch Ebony Octant Attributed to Thomas Biggs

18-inch Ebony Octant Attributed to Thomas Biggs

Auction:
2447
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 25, 2009
Lot:
364
Sold for:
$2,726$2,300

18-inch Ebony Octant Attributed to Thomas Biggs, New York, c. 1790, sliding brass index arm with engraved decoration, bone scale divided 0-90, vernier marked 10-5-15-10, the 0 denoted with three More ...

Brass American Plain Surveyor's Compass and a Scale Protractor Rule by Dodd

Brass American Plain Surveyor's Compass and a Scale Protractor Rule by Dodd

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
491
Sold for:
$3,750$3,750

Brass American Plain Surveyor's Compass and a Scale Protractor Rule by Dodd, the compass box lightly engraved JH, with 5-inch dia. silvered dial, eight-point rose part-hatched at the cardinal More ...

Large William Hooper Binocular Microscope with Presentation Engraving

Large William Hooper Binocular Microscope with Presentation Engraving

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
505
Sold for:
$2,000$2,000

Large William Hooper Binocular Microscope with Presentation Engraving, of lacquered brass, with Wenham-type tube engraved W.W. Hooper, Fair Field Road, Bow, London, rackwork coarse focusing, More ...

Two Brass Microscopes

Two Brass Microscopes

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
515
Sold for:
$100$100

Two Brass Microscopes, a Gould-type microscope in fitted mahogany case containing five glass specimen slides, ht. assembled 10 3/4; and a student drum microscope, ht. 6, in mahogany case with label More ...

Lacquered-Brass Pantograph by Dollond

Lacquered-Brass Pantograph by Dollond

Auction:
2355
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Mar 24, 2007
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$353$300

Lacquered-Brass Pantograph by Dollond, signed Dollond, London, with engraved indices on arms B and D, sliding pen-holders, and bone wheels, lg. 25 in., in tapering fitted mahogany case containing More ...