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  • 19th Century Engraved Steel Quadrant

    Lot: 317
    Sold for: $123$100

    19th Century Engraved Steel Quadrant, Continental, 5-in. instrument with engraved scale from 0-90, finger pointer with floral knob tie-down, mounted to a brass tapered pillar and burl walnut base, ...

  • Oertling Portable Assay Balance

    Lot: 471
    Sold for: $584$475

    Oertling Portable Assay Balance, London, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with two arms each graduated 1-9, steel pointers on each end of the beam read off ivorine scales mounted on brass ...

  • J. Smith and Sons Brass Scroll-plate Fusee Skeleton Clock

    Lot: 260
    Sold for: $923$750

    J. Smith and Sons Brass Scroll-plate Fusee Skeleton Clock, London, c. 1850, silvered roman numeral and scrolled chapter ring inscribed J. Smith & Sons/London, blued-steel spade hour hand and steel ...

  • Miniature Fusee Skeleton Timepiece by Bates

    Lot: 268
    Sold for: $1,353$1,100

    Miniature Fusee Skeleton Timepiece by Bates, Tonbridge, United Kingdom, c. 1870, silvered brass roman numeral dial engraved along the lower edge, Bates/Tonbridge, blued-steel spade hour hand and ...

  • James G. Bradley Eight-day Detached Lever Miniature Longcase Clock

    Lot: 620
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    James G. Bradley Eight-day Detached Lever Miniature Longcase Clock, Liverpool, United Kingdom, c. 1840, walnut veneered case with barley-twist columns on the hood flanking the 4-in. glazed dial ...

  • Miniature Fusee Skeleton Timepiece by Bates

    Lot: 658
    Unsold  

    Miniature Fusee Skeleton Timepiece by Bates, Tonbridge, United Kingdom, c. 1870, silvered brass roman numeral dial engraved along the lower edge, Bates/Tonbridge, blued-steel spade hour hand and ...

  • J. Smith and Sons Brass Scroll-plate Fusee Skeleton Clock

    Lot: 659
    Unsold  

    J. Smith and Sons Brass Scroll-plate Fusee Skeleton Clock, London, c. 1850, silvered roman numeral and scrolled chapter ring inscribed J. Smith & Sons/London, blued-steel spade hour hand and steel ...

  • Elnathan Taber Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock with Alarm

    Lot: 736
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Elnathan Taber Patent Timepiece or "Banjo" Clock with Alarm, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1820, the mahogany patent timepiece form with roman numeral painted iron dial faintly inscribed E. ...

  • Cary Brass Plotting Compass

    Lot: 1039
    Sold for: $554$450

    Cary Brass Plotting Compass, London, 19th century, 9 1/4-in. dia. geared circle with thumbscrew vernier adjustment and calibrated scale 0-360 degrees, engraved on the rotating cross frame "Cary ...

  • Auguste Saltzman 18kt Gold Improved Straight-Line Lever Hunter Case Watch

    Lot: 63
    Sold for: $2,583$2,100

    Auguste Saltzman 18kt Gold Improved Straight-Line Lever Hunter Case Watch, Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland, No. 26430, c. 1870, engine-turned case opens to the porcelain Roman numeral dial marked A. ...

  • 18kt Gold Hunter Case Quarter-hour Repeating Watch

    Lot: 91
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    18kt Gold Hunter Case Quarter-hour Repeating Watch, Switzerland, No. 11838, the plain case hallmarked K, number as above and 18 inside the lid opening to the porcelain Roman numeral dial with sunk ...

  • T.A. Davis Pair Case Watch with William Adams Watch Paper

    Lot: 438
    Sold for: $277$225

    T.A. Davis Pair Case Watch with William Adams Watch Paper, No. 3055, Boston, c. 1800, the outer case with printed watch paper marked William Adams, Watch and Clock Maker, Opposite Old South, Boston, ...

  • Asa Hall Mahogany Shelf Clock

    Lot: 499
    Sold for: $14,760$12,000

    Asa Hall Mahogany Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Massachusetts, c. 1800, the scrolled top with inlaid finial plinth, brass finials, glazed dial opening over the painted iron "kidney" dial with Roman ...

  • E. Howard & Company Thirty-day No. 25 Astronomical Regulator

    Lot: 440
    Sold for: $58,800$49,000

    E. Howard & Company Thirty-day No. 25 Astronomical Regulator, Boston, c. 1875, the mahogany "drum head" case with hinged and glazed dial door over the 14 1/2-in. silvered brass dial engraved E. ...

  • Nicolaus Rugendas "Sun and Moon" Dial Pair Case Watch

    Lot: 279
    Sold for: $3,998$3,250

    Nicolaus Rugendas "Sun and Moon" Dial Pair Case Watch, Augsburg, Germany, c. 1690, the outer pierced and punch decorated case opens to the "sun and moon" dial with Roman numerals in a half circle, ...

  • Classical-style Gilt Cartel Barometer

    Lot: 371
    Sold for: $1,560$1,300

    Classical-style Gilt Cartel Barometer, France, c. 1860, gilt cast brass case with urn finial at the top, 9-in. dia. porcelain dial inscribed with barometric pressure indication and weather ...

  • Jno. Silver Alarm Watch

    Lot: 251
    Sold for: $12,000$10,000

    Jno. Silver Alarm Watch, London, c. 1660, the pierced and punch-decorated case with two latched winding holes and mounted bell, champleve dial with Roman numeral chapter ring, rotating inner dial ...

  • Nicolaus Rugendas "Sun and Moon" Dial Pair Case Watch

    Lot: 252
    Unsold  

    Nicolaus Rugendas "Sun and Moon" Dial Pair Case Watch, Augsburg, Germany, c. 1690, the outer pierced and punch decorated case opens to the "sun and moon" dial with Roman numerals in a half circle, ...

  • Isaac Yver Silver Case Alarm Watch

    Lot: 259
    Sold for: $8,610$7,000

    Isaac Yver Silver Case Alarm Watch, Bordeaux, France, c. 1690, the engraved silver dial with outer Roman numerals set in simulated cartouches on a matted ground, two winding holes and revolving ...

  • Thomas Tompion Gilt Case Clock Watch

    Lot: 260
    Sold for: $14,760$12,000

    Thomas Tompion Gilt Case Clock Watch, London, c. 1700, the pierced gilt-brass outer case with monogrammed back opens to reveal the plain brass case with internal bell, cast champleve dial with Roman ...

  • Three Cylinder Mercury Temperature Compensating Pendulum, by Waltham Clock Company

    Lot: 503
    Sold for: $444$375

    Three Cylinder Mercury Temperature Compensating Pendulum, by Waltham Clock Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1900, nickel and brass components and calibrated regulation nut with steel pointer, ...

  • Nine-Month Duration Regulator Clock by J.J. LePaute

    Lot: 666
    Sold for: $106,650$90,000

    Nine-Month Duration Regulator Clock by J.J. LePaute, Paris, c. 1815, the figured mahogany case with full-length glazed door, 8 3/4 in. silvered dial with Roman numerals, brass maker's plate engraved ...

  • Brass Graphometer

    Lot: 711
    Sold for: $207$175

    Brass Graphometer, unmarked, the 3 in. radius half circle divided 0-180 degrees in two complimentary scales, the alidade with two verniers marked 0-30 minutes, mounted sighting vanes and recessed ...

  • Brass, Steel, and Oak Beam Compass by S. J. Gurney

    Lot: 716
    Sold for: $89$75

    Brass, Steel, and Oak Beam Compass by S. J. Gurney, brass adjustable slides with knurled thumbscrews and sharpened steel pointers running on an oak beam stamped at both ends S. J. Gurney, used to ...

  • Brass Surveyor's Compass

    Lot: 126
    Sold for: $593$500

    Brass Surveyor's Compass, probably America, with 5 in. dia. engraved dial with compass rose, cardinal points in block lettering, ring dial calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, steel pointer and ...

  • Brass Graphometer

    Lot: 144
    Unsold  

    Brass Graphometer, unmarked, the 3 in. radius half circle divided 0-180 degrees in two complimentary scales, the alidade with two verniers marked 0-30 minutes, mounted sighting vanes and recessed ...

  • Brass Plotting Compass by Gilkerson & Mcall

    Lot: 151
    Sold for: $267$225

    Brass Plotting Compass by Gilkerson & Mcall, London, c. 1825-30, a 6 in. dia. geared circle with thumbscrew vernier adjustment and calibrated on an inset silver scale 0-360 degrees, engraved on the ...

  • Walnut Astronomical Regulator by E. Howard

    Lot: 200
    Sold for: $195,525$165,000

    Walnut Astronomical Regulator by E. Howard, Boston, c. 1865, the special order Gothic case having a pitched pediment, freestanding turned columns with carved acanthus leaf capitals flanking the ...

  • Brass, Steel, and Oak Beam Compass by S. J. Gurney

    Lot: 293
    Unsold  

    Brass, Steel, and Oak Beam Compass by S. J. Gurney, brass adjustable slides with knurled thumbscrews and sharpened steel pointers running on an oak beam stamped at both ends S. J. Gurney, used to ...

  • Brass Horizontal Sundial by Deluret

    Lot: 305
    Sold for: $889$750

    Brass Horizontal Sundial by Deluret, Paris, the lacquered brass plate with 3 5/8 in. dia. revolving round dial with Roman numerals and applied compass with quadrant directions, four-point rose, ...