Skinner

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Auction 2447

July 25, 2009 10:00AM

07-25-2009 07-25-2009

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA

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Wool-work Picture of a British Sailing Ship

Wool-work Picture of a British Sailing Ship

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Wool-work Picture of a British Sailing Ship, on a blue sea within a central oval surmounted by a crown, flanked by international flags against a background with draperies and a British outpost in More ...

Pair of Woolwork Pictures with Nautical Themes

Pair of Woolwork Pictures with Nautical Themes

Lot:
2
Unsold
 

Pair of Woolwork Pictures with Nautical Themes, 20th century, with central mirror flanked by stylized national flags, one example surmounted by an anchor and crown, the other, a lighthouse on a More ...

Burl Walnut Cordial Cabinet

Burl Walnut Cordial Cabinet

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Burl Walnut Cordial Cabinet, the serpentine-front cabinet with dual hinged domed lid and sides, brass and mother-of-pearl inlays, reveals sixteen etched glass short-stem cordial glasses and four More ...

Pair of British Naval Uniform Epaulettes

Pair of British Naval Uniform Epaulettes

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$385$325

Pair of British Naval Uniform Epaulettes, mid-19th century, gold lace over leather and felt padded sheet metal core with a cresent of twisted gold purl alternating in light and dark, strap button More ...

Brass Ship-Log by Thomas Walker & Son Ltd.

Brass Ship-Log by Thomas Walker & Son Ltd.

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$356$300

Brass Ship-Log by Thomas Walker & Son Ltd., Birmingham, England, c. 1880, brass case on a gimballed stand, 4 in. dia. enameled dial with nautical mile calibrations and marked Walker's "Trident" More ...

Walker's Patent Speed Indicator

Walker's Patent Speed Indicator

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$444$375

Walker's Patent Speed Indicator with propeller and worm gearing to register speed on a calibrated dial, frame marked Walker's Patent 3652 and associated connector or tie-down. More ...

Thirteen-star American Flag

Thirteen-star American Flag

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Thirteen-star American Flag, New York Navy Yard, April, 1912, the thirteen stars sewn on coarse linen in a 3-2-3-2 configuration and stenciled on the end seam in black ink U.S. Ensign No. 7 New York More ...

Two Boatswain's Whistles

Two Boatswain's Whistles

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$296$250

Two Boatswain's Whistles, one in silver with engraved decoration and a cast anchor and crown on the sides of the barrel, the other in brass, both approx. lg. 4 3/4 in. More ...

Brass Binnacle Helmet Compass by Henry Browne & Son, Ltd.

Brass Binnacle Helmet Compass by Henry Browne & Son, Ltd.

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$178$150

Brass Binnacle Helmet Compass by Henry Browne & Son, Ltd., London, the glazed viewing area reveals a liquid compass with gimbals, cardinal points in block letters, applied maker's plaque on brass More ...

Slant Front Binnacle Compass by Ritchie

Slant Front Binnacle Compass by Ritchie

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$593$500

Slant Front Binnacle Compass by Ritchie, Boston, the walnut hinged slant-front case with carrying handle and oval glazed viewing window houses a dry compass in gimbals with cardinal points in block More ...

Box Compass by E. & G. W. Blunt

Box Compass by E. & G. W. Blunt

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$711$600

Box Compass by E. & G. W. Blunt, New York, dovetailed poplar box housing a brass bowl, gimbal mounted 7 in. dia. dry compass signed E. & G. W. Blunt. New. York., with cardinal points in block More ...

Gimbaled Ship's Compass by E. S. Ritchie

Gimbaled Ship's Compass by E. S. Ritchie

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$385$325

Gimbaled Ship's Compass by E. S. Ritchie, Boston, the liquid-filled compass with 7 in. dia. dial, cardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis at North, outer ring calibrated 0-90 in four More ...

Box Compass by T. S. & J. D. Negus

Box Compass by T. S. & J. D. Negus

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$444$375

Box Compass by T. S. & J. D. Negus, New York, the dovetailed poplar box with brass bowl, gimbal-mounted dry compass, cardinal points in block lettering and signed T. S. & J. D. Negus. New York. at More ...

Gimballed Box Compass by Lorkin

Gimballed Box Compass by Lorkin

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$326$275

Gimballed Box Compass by Lorkin, London, with brass gimbal, frame and stop lever, 2 3/4 in. dia. paper card with compass bearings in block lettering, fleur-de-lis at North, outer perimeter More ...

Brass Binnacle Compass

Brass Binnacle Compass

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Brass Binnacle Compass, with liquid compass within a helmet cover with dual viewing ports, compass card marked Ch. Simon-Verbeke. Ostende., cardinal points in block lettering, iron weighted balls on More ...

Brass Tell-Tale Mariner's Compass

Brass Tell-Tale Mariner's Compass

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Brass Tell-Tale Mariner's Compass, 20th century, with pivotted printed compass card within a crown-form, lacquered pressed-brass hanging case and glass globe etched with a design of a ship and More ...

Miniature Carved and Painted Wooden Ship's Figurehead

Miniature Carved and Painted Wooden Ship's Figurehead

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

Miniature Carved and Painted Wooden Ship's Figurehead, 20th century, depicting a lady in a long flowing dress and bonnet with curled brown hair and necklace, holding a ship's anchor in her left hand More ...

Reproduction Sea Chart

Reproduction Sea Chart

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$148$125

Reproduction Sea Chart, titled Part of the Maine Island of Shetland and the cartouche To the Honorable Daniel Earle of Nottingham Presented by Capt. Greenville Collins, rolled in a mahogany holder, More ...

Carved Eagle, Wooden Yacht, and Half Hull Models

Carved Eagle, Wooden Yacht, and Half Hull Models

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$593$500

Carved Eagle, Wooden Yacht, and Half Hull Models, Abel Hand, Easthampton, an accurate scale model of a pleasure yacht owned by Norman Mercer including skiff, bridge and rigging within a Plexiglas More ...

Three Replica Brass Miniature Cannons

Three Replica Brass Miniature Cannons

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$119$100

Three Replica Brass Miniature Cannons, including a matched pair with decoratively cast 11 in. barrels, wooden carriage and spoked wheels, ht. 6; the last a 5 3/4 in. barrel with steel clad wooden More ...

Miniature Brass Cigar Cutter

Miniature Brass Cigar Cutter

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$148$125

Miniature Brass Cigar Cutter, in the form of a ship's wheel and mounted in a turned figured walnut stand, ht. 6 in. More ...

Romanian Bronze Naval Medal

Romanian Bronze Naval Medal

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$71$60

Romanian Bronze Naval Medal, 3 in. dia. cast bronze medal with raised decoration of a sailing vessel, inscribed Republica Socialista Romania and Nava Scoala Mircea, and on the reverse below a ship's More ...

Mahogany Stick Barometer

Mahogany Stick Barometer

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$770$650

Mahogany Stick Barometer, signed A. Megarey, New York, and J. Kehew, New Bedford, bone scale with sliding vernier, remains of thermometer scale, brass screw-fit cover over wood and leather cistern, More ...

1 3/4-inch Single-Draw Brass Spyglass

1 3/4-inch Single-Draw Brass Spyglass

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$178$150

1 3/4-inch Single-Draw Brass Spyglass, with 20 in. barrel wrapped in cord, dust slide on ocular, together with another single draw example of similar size, cord-wrapped spyglass with brass barrel More ...

1 3/4-inch Mahogany and Brass Single-Draw Telescope

1 3/4-inch Mahogany and Brass Single-Draw Telescope

Lot:
25
Unsold
 

1 3/4-inch Mahogany and Brass Single-Draw Telescope, the unmarked scope with brass fittings and mahogany in old surface and brass ocular with dust shade, lg. of barrel 18 in. More ...

Three Spyglasses with Leather-covered Tubes

Three Spyglasses with Leather-covered Tubes

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$267$225

Three Spyglasses with Leather-covered Tubes, one signed J.H. Steward, 51 Cornhill, London, a 10 3/4 in. barrel, two-draw signed example, 1 1/2 in. objective with leather-covered barrel and caps, one More ...

2-inch Three-Draw Spyglass by Ramsdon

2-inch Three-Draw Spyglass by Ramsdon

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$474$400

2-inch Three-Draw Spyglass by Ramsdon, the 8 3/4 in. mahogany barrel with three brass tubes, the first engraved Ramsdon, London, sliding ocular dust cover and leather case. More ...

Brass Flare Gun by Wolselley

Brass Flare Gun by Wolselley

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$237$200

Brass Flare Gun by Wolselley, marked 1918, 1 in. dia. barrel with flared muzzle, brass trigger guard and breech marked Wolselley 1918, bone handles and steel trigger, lg. 10 in. More ...

Brass Ship's Search Light

Brass Ship's Search Light

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$154$130

Brass Ship's Search Light, with 14 1/2 in. dia. bezel, gimballed stand, and screw-down base, ht. 33 in. More ...

Large Nautical Signal Horn

Large Nautical Signal Horn

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$178$150

Large Nautical Signal Horn, with particle board case, wooden handle crank and copper horn, lg. 22 in. More ...