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Eskimo Walrus Ivory Comb on Leather Strap

Eskimo Walrus Ivory Comb on Leather Strap

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1262
Sold for:
$246$200

Eskimo Walrus Ivory Comb on Leather Strap, Alaska, early 19th century, walrus ivory comb, hook, needle case, and toggle, the case decorated with engraving of humans and animals, total lg. 7 1/2 More ...

Eskimo Bone Needle

Eskimo Bone Needle

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1266
Sold for:
$209$170

Eskimo Bone Needle, Alaska, 19th century, long needle decorated with blackened incised lines, with leather tie at the end, mounted on a metal base, lg. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Cutwork Picture

Cutwork Picture

Auction:
3259T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 04, 2019
Lot:
1737
Sold for:
$185$150

Cutwork Picture, America, 1828, the cutwork with leaves, flowers, and birds, the central device with verse dated "June 10th, 1828," against a blue linen background, in a mahogany veneer frame, More ...

Seventeen Colored Cut to Clear Wineglasses

Seventeen Colored Cut to Clear Wineglasses

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1004
Sold for:
$861$700

Seventeen Colored Cut to Clear Wineglasses, many Saint-Louis, France, 20th century, in varied forms and colors, some with elaborate cutwork, gilt edges, or faceted stems, ht. to 8 3/4 in. More ...

Group of Silver and Silver-plate

Group of Silver and Silver-plate

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1031
Sold for:
$160$130

Group of Silver and Silver-plate, a Chinese export stamp box, two seals: dolphin and bust, a Dutch silver box, silver wishbone tongs, a German silver perfume, and a silver needle holder. More ...

Eskimo Needle Case and Walrus Ivory Handle

Eskimo Needle Case and Walrus Ivory Handle

Auction:
3243B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 18, 2019
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$400$325

Eskimo Needle Case and Walrus Ivory Handle, 19th century, the bone needle case with incised designs and wood stoppers at either end which are fashioned into the head and tail of a fish, the handle More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Solar Compass

W. & L.E. Gurley Solar Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$9,840$8,000

W. & L.E. Gurley Solar Compass, West Troy, New York, original lacquered instrument, horizontal silvered circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed verniers, blued-steel More ...

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

Rare Julius Hanks Bow Compass, Troy, New York, c. 1834-45, original lacquered instrument with 7-in. engraved brass dial, slide weight blued-steel needle, inset bubble levels, marked "J. Hanks More ...

Phelps & Gurley Vernier Compass

Phelps & Gurley Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
328
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Phelps & Gurley Vernier Compass, West Troy, New York, c. 1847, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, vernier tipped needle, and marked "Phelps & Gurley/West Troy, N.Y.," More ...

Meneely & Oothout Railroad Compass

Meneely & Oothout Railroad Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
330
Sold for:
$984$800

Meneely & Oothout Railroad Compass, no. 664, c. 1838, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked on outer edge "Meneely & Oothout/West Troy, N.Y.," eight-point rose with fleur-de-lis representing north More ...

Rare Jonas Horton Phelps Vernier Compass

Rare Jonas Horton Phelps Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
337
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Rare Jonas Horton Phelps Vernier Compass, c. 1842-44, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered compass with fleur-de-lis representing north and reading in the center "J.H. Phelps/Troy, N.Y.," blued-steel needle More ...

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Andrew Meneely Surveyor's Compass, Gibbonsville, New York, c. 1826, 7-in. engraved silvered compass with vernier-tipped needle, fleur-de-lis representing north and marked "A. More ...

Jonas H. Phelps Vernier Compass

Jonas H. Phelps Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
340
Sold for:
$800$650

Jonas H. Phelps Vernier Compass, Westport, Connecticut, c. 1855, 7-in. silvered dial marked "J.H. Phelps/Westport, CT.," blued-steel needle with lock-down knob on underside, vernier arm stamped More ...

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
362
Unsold
 

Wm. J. Young Surveyor's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10-1/2 in. scope mounted to two "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. engraved horizontal dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," unusual More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$492$400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle lifter More ...

James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$738$600

James Reed & Co. No. 550 Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1850, 5 1/2-in. rotating silvered dial engraved as above with interior vernier aperture and spirit level, mounted More ...

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$584$475

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Jams. M. Davenport Maker/Philada," blued-steel hand, eight-point rose with More ...

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$6,150$5,000

Benjamin Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass, c. 1786, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, eight-point floral engraved rose reading "Benjamin Rittenhouse/Fecit 1786," with More ...

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
371
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

Large Rittenhouse Surveyor's Compass for Thomas Williams, 18th century, 7-in. engraved silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Fecit for Tho's Williams. More ...

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$492$400

Unusual William J. Young Vernier Compass, no. 9917, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. gray-silvered dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker Philadelphia/9917/Meridian line on Compass answers to 10 More ...

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

William Dean Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

William Dean Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1792-97, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered compass with fleur-de-lis representing north, central cartouche reading "Dean Philad.," More ...

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$677$550

Thomas Biggs Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Thomas Biggs/Philadelphia," (lacking More ...

William J. Young Vernier Compass

William J. Young Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$461$375

William J. Young Vernier Compass, no. 3951, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1866, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Yung/Maker/Philadelphia/no 3951," blued-steel needle More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$492$400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830-40, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. brass dial marked "W.J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia/Patent," blued-steel needle More ...

Charles T. Amsler Vernier Compass

Charles T. Amsler Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$431$350

Charles T. Amsler Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. brass engraved dial marked as above, with outkeeper, (lacking needle), and glass housing, lg. 14 in. Note: Charles T. 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 ...

Burt & Watson Vernier Compass and Field Book

Burt & Watson Vernier Compass and Field Book

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
380
Sold for:
$615$500

Burt & Watson Vernier Compass and Field Book, Detroit, Michigan, no. 81, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Burt & Watson/Makers/Detroit, Mich/no. 81," with More ...

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$738$600

William Young Cased Surveyor's Compass and Kit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "W. Young maker Philadelphia," eight-point line rose with More ...

Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass

Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Thomas Whitney Four-vane Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Thos. Whitney/Maker/Philadelphia," eight-point line rose More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$400$325

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 5-in. black dial compass with blued-steel needle and locking arm, fleur-de-lis representing north, and center engraved "W.J. More ...