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  • Cary Marking Protractor or Plotting Compass

    Lot: 357
    Sold for: $185$150

    Cary Marking Protractor or Plotting Compass, London, 19th century, 6-in. dia. brass instrument with scale on outer edge marked 10-350, dual silvered verniers on rotating cross arms marked Cary ...

  • Three Drafting or Plotting Instruments

    Lot: 393
    Sold for: $123$100

    Three Drafting or Plotting Instruments, 19th century, a brass protractor with extended arm with several imperial unit scales, and a vernier; a mahogany station pointer marked R.A. Tifield on both ...

  • Philadelphia Theodolite by William J. Young

    Lot: 980
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Philadelphia Theodolite by William J. Young, mid-19th century, brass instrument with an 8 1/4-in. scope, rack focusing, and spirit level, inlaid vertical slivered scale on one side of the U-shaped ...

  • Newell & Son Yellow-painted Surveying Compass

    Lot: 982
    Sold for: $615$500

    Newell & Son Yellow-painted Surveying Compass, Boston, c. 1795, 5 1/2-in. printed paper card marked in center Newell & Son Maker's East End of Faneuil Hall Boston, outer scale divided 0-90 in four ...

  • Cary Marking Protractor or Plotting Compass

    Lot: 984
    Unsold  

    Cary Marking Protractor or Plotting Compass, London, 19th century, 6-in. dia. brass instrument with scale on outer edge marked 10-350, dual silvered verniers on rotating cross arms marked Cary ...

  • Three Drafting or Plotting Instruments

    Lot: 985
    Unsold  

    Three Drafting or Plotting Instruments, 19th century, a brass protractor with extended arm with several imperial unit scales, and a vernier; a mahogany station pointer marked R.A. Tifield on both ...

  • Collection of 19th Century Measuring and Drafting Instruments

    Lot: 209
    Sold for: $431$350

    Collection of 19th Century Measuring and Drafting Instruments, ten folding rules, rosewood parallel rule, two diminutive brass protractors, and a cased drafting set in a shagreen case. ...

  • Cased Pocket Sextant and Three Other Surveying Instruments

    Lot: 660
    Sold for: $215$175

    Cased Pocket Sextant and Three Other Surveying Instruments, 20th century, an anodized brass pocket sextant with cover reading "Warren-Knight Philadelphia U.S. Engineer Dept. 1918," with leather ...

  • Cary Reflecting Sector and Plotting Instrument

    Lot: 1037
    Sold for: $523$425

    Cary Reflecting Sector and Plotting Instrument, London, mid-19th century, lacquered brass instrument with protractor scale engraved 0-130 and marked "Cary London," sighting pinnula and half-silvered ...

  • A. Abraham Full Circle Protractor

    Lot: 1038
    Sold for: $431$350

    A. Abraham Full Circle Protractor, Liverpool, late 19th century, 8-in. engraved scale 0-360, inner scale divided in four quadrants 0-90, cross arm engraved "A. Abraham Liverpool," dual facing ...

  • U.S. Navy Keuffel & Esser Co. Station Pointer

    Lot: 1348
    Unsold  

    U.S. Navy Keuffel & Esser Co. Station Pointer, New York, 20th century, no. 72147, aluminum arms, one engraved "U.S. Navy, BU.Nav Protractor, Three-arm, Metal, right-handed 1939," 6-in. dia. 360 ...

  • Shagreen-cased Drafting Set

    Lot: 400
    Sold for: $369$300

    Shagreen-cased Drafting Set, unsigned, 19th century, with brass and steel instruments, bone parallel rule (damage), folding 6-in. bone rule, protractor, all in a wood and shagreen fitted traveling ...

  • Three M. Berge Brass Instruments

    Lot: 412
    Sold for: $1,169$950

    Three M. Berge Brass Instruments, London, late 18th century, a protractor with engraved scale from 0-180, index arm with sighting hole having crosshairs and vernier, and engraved at the top of the ...

  • Two Brass Nautical Instruments

    Lot: 1137
    Unsold  

    Two Brass Nautical Instruments, 19th century, a 9-in. circular protractor engraved on cross bar G. Rowney & Co. London, housed in a later mahogany case, and an 18-in. brass parallel rolling rule ...

  • Sixteen Measuring Instruments

    Lot: 1145
    Sold for: $431$350

    Sixteen Measuring Instruments, 20th century, Starrett no. 123 calipers, 6-in. engineer's square, outside/inside calipers, firm-joint calipers, two depth gauges, four combination protractors, and ...

  • Three 19th Century Brass Instruments

    Lot: 1169
    Sold for: $246$200

    Three 19th Century Brass Instruments, London, an 8 3/4-in. protractor with scale from 0-360, pointer or marking arm engraved Barry London, with a central glass aperture with etched crosshairs, in a ...

  • Group of British and American Military Sketching and Map Making Equipment

    Lot: 1314
    Sold for: $185$150

    Group of British and American Military Sketching and Map Making Equipment, c. 1914-52, a MILLS 1914 dated pencil case; British canvas cased compass and sketching sets; protractors, rulers; drawing ...

  • Two Brass Nautical Instruments

    Lot: 327
    Unsold  

    Two Brass Nautical Instruments, 19th century, a 9-in. circular protractor engraved on cross bar G. Rowney & Co. London, housed in a later mahogany case, and an 18-in. brass parallel rolling rule ...

  • H. Gambey Brass Reflecting Circle

    Lot: 411
    Sold for: $677$550

    H. Gambey Brass Reflecting Circle, Paris, no. 222, the 10 1/2-in. brass circle with calibrated silver ring, protractor divided 0-140, dual verniers and swivel magnifier and marked Gambey a Paris No. ...

  • Moore Astro Navigator MK II

    Lot: 1210
    Sold for: $246$200

    Moore Astro Navigator MK II, O.H. Kampf Ltd., Dorset, England, the stationary "Latitude" plate hinged to the "Declination" plate that rides along the brass "Hour Angle," the "Zenith Distance" ring ...

  • Moore Astro Navigator MK II

    Lot: 323
    Unsold  

    Moore Astro Navigator MK II, O.H. Kampf Ltd., Dorset, England, the stationary "Latitude" plate hinged to the "Declination" plate that rides along the brass "Hour Angle," the "Zenith Distance" ring ...

  • William J. Young Brass Theodolite

    Lot: 625
    Sold for: $2,520$2,100

    William J. Young Brass Theodolite, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, last half of the 19th century, with an 8 1/4-in. scope, rack focusing, and spirit level, inlaid vertical slivered scale on one side of ...

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

    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 ...

  • Four L.S. Starrett Company Surveyor's Transits

    Lot: 707
    Sold for: $210$175

    Four L.S. Starrett Company Surveyor's Transits, Athol, Massachusetts, 20th century, including three black painted and steel transits with 12-in. telescopes, vertical protractor divided 0-40, bubble ...

  • Three Surveyor's Instruments

    Lot: 711
    Sold for: $210$175

    Three Surveyor's Instruments, 20th century, a green painted and brass W.& L. Gurley No. 251663 Stadia, with rack focusing Beaman Stadia Arc, circular bubble level, all sitting on 3 x 16 platform, in ...

  • Two Drafting Instruments

    Lot: 720
    Sold for: $150$125

    Two Drafting Instruments, 20th century, a Keuffel & Esser Co. 7 3/4-in. circular protractor with inner and outer scales, single arm with straight-edge, vernier with split scale 0-30, in a ...

  • Brass Double Telescope Graphometer

    Lot: 59
    Sold for: $923$750

    Brass Double Telescope Graphometer, signed Brand Freres, Opticians du Roi, Bruxilles, 19th century, the protractor arch with engraved scales and sighting vanes, silvered compass scale calibrated ...

  • Rosewood-boxed Drafting Set

    Lot: 130
    Unsold  

    Rosewood-boxed Drafting Set, 19th century, including a brass and ebony parallel rule, brass protractor, mahogany drafting triangle, velvet-lined fitted tray with steel and bone turned-handled ...

  • Shagreen-cased Drafting Set by Dollond

    Lot: 132
    Unsold  

    Shagreen-cased Drafting Set by Dollond, London, England, 19th century, with brass and steel instruments, bone and brass parallel rule, folding bone rule marked Dollond London, protractor, all in a ...

  • Rosewood-boxed Drafting Set

    Lot: 134
    Sold for: $420$350

    Rosewood-boxed Drafting Set, 19th century, including a bone parallel and folding rule, steel and turned bone-handled instruments, and a brass protractor, all in a velvet-lined fitted rosewood box, ...