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Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1466
Unsold
 

Large Gimbaled Ship's Compass, 9 3/4-in. dia. brass ring calibrated in four quadrants, wet compass (now dry) mounted to a brass gimbal and housed in a later copper drum, overall dia. 13 in. More ...

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1522
Unsold
 

Mother-of-pearl-inlaid Wheel Barometer, Famadio, 55 Moorgate Street, London, rosewood veneered case with silvered thermometer dial in the throat and a 10-in. dia. engraved silvered barometer dial More ...

Sterling Silver Wood-lined Cigarette Box

Sterling Silver Wood-lined Cigarette Box

Auction:
3200T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
2392
Sold for:
$277$225

Sterling Silver Wood-lined Cigarette Box, the top monogrammed and with eight various signatures, wd. 10 in. Provenance: Property from the estate of Francis M. Bator. More ...

Large Sputnik Hanging Light

Large Sputnik Hanging Light

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Large Sputnik Hanging Light, possibly Italy, mid-20th century, twenty-five lights extending out from round center, includes bulbs, unmarked, dia. 50 in. More ...

Indonesian Sword

Indonesian Sword

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
49
Sold for:
$308$250

Indonesian Sword, Java, early 20th century, wood scabbard, hand-forged blade, ornately carved silver and wood handle, lg. of sword 28 1/4 in. More ...

Konda Sword and Scabbard

Konda Sword and Scabbard

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
125
Sold for:
$431$350

Konda Sword and Scabbard, Congo, hilt and scabbard in wood, decorated on one side with brass tacks, wire on handle, lg. in scabbard 19 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Newton, More ...

Catlinite Tomahawk Pipe Bowl and Stem

Catlinite Tomahawk Pipe Bowl and Stem

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
169
Sold for:
$185$150

Catlinite Tomahawk Pipe Bowl and Stem, c. 1900, tomahawk bowl with etched star and moon motifs, stem with etched floral, heart, arrow, and horseshoe devices to sides, lg. 16 in. Provenance: More ...

Five Brass and Steel Fraternal Swords.     Estimate $150-250

Five Brass and Steel Fraternal Swords. Estimate $150-250

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
434
Sold for:
$185$150

Five Brass and Steel Fraternal Swords. More ...

Group of Wood Domestic Items

Group of Wood Domestic Items

Auction:
3173M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2018
Lot:
500
Sold for:
$98$80

Group of Wood Domestic Items, including a pair of paint-decorated bellows, three food molds, and four hand planes. More ...

British Light Infantry-marked Socket Bayonet

British Light Infantry-marked Socket Bayonet

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

British Light Infantry-marked Socket Bayonet, c. last quarter of the 18th century, steel bayonet engraved on the base of the socket "LI/50, marked on the blade with "DAWES" and a crown over "9," More ...

Barnett American-stocked Wall Gun

Barnett American-stocked Wall Gun

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Barnett American-stocked Wall Gun, c. late 18th/early 19th century, 1.08 caliber, walnut stock, brass trigger guard, ramrod pipes, and side plate, lock marked "BARNETT" below the pan, breech has More ...

Ten Socket Bayonets

Ten Socket Bayonets

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$861$700

Ten Socket Bayonets, c. 19th century, five British Land Pattern bayonets, a U.S. 1795 bayonet, a U.S. Model 1816 bayonet, an Austrian bayonet, a Springfield bayonet (missing ring), and a trapdoor More ...

U.S. M1 Garand Rifle and Bayonet

U.S. M1 Garand Rifle and Bayonet

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
53
Sold for:
$1,169$950

U.S. M1 Garand Rifle and Bayonet, serial number 2129589, .30-06 caliber, walnut stock with no visible cartouche, marked on the rear of the receiver "U.S. RIFLE/CAL. .30 More ...

Model 1851 Colt Navy Revolver

Model 1851 Colt Navy Revolver

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
56
Sold for:
$1,046$850

Model 1851 Colt Navy Revolver, c. 1851, serial number 9493, .36 caliber, walnut grip, marked on the left side of the frame "COLTS/PATENT," the top of the barrel marked "ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK More ...

Model 1851 Navy Colt Revolver

Model 1851 Navy Colt Revolver

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
71
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Model 1851 Navy Colt Revolver, c. 1853, serial number 32458, .36 caliber, walnut grip, marked on the left side of the frame "COLTS/PATENT," the top of the barrel marked "ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK More ...

Imported Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword

Imported Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
92
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Imported Model 1850 Staff & Field Officer's Sword, c. 1861-65, brass hilt with foliate designs and "US," steel blade marked on the ricasso "HORSTER/SOLINGEN," blade lightly etched with foliate More ...

Winchester Model 1873 Saddle Ring Carbine

Winchester Model 1873 Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Winchester Model 1873 Saddle Ring Carbine, c. 1883, serial number 123256A, .44 caliber, walnut stock, round barrel marked on the top "WINCHESTER'S-REPEATING ARMS . NEW HAVEN. More ...

Four Early Socket Bayonets

Four Early Socket Bayonets

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
237
Sold for:
$800$650

Four Early Socket Bayonets, mid to late 18th century, a British shield bayonet (pitting), a British Land Pattern bayonet with "39" engraved on the socket, a British Land Pattern bayonet with "21" More ...

Kentucky-style Flintlock Rifle

Kentucky-style Flintlock Rifle

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$800$650

Kentucky-style Flintlock Rifle, c. early 19th century, .50 caliber, maple stock with cheek piece on the left side of the butt, brass fittings and patch box, lock engraved with light foliate designs, More ...

Civil War-era Leather Accoutrements

Civil War-era Leather Accoutrements

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Civil War-era Leather Accoutrements, an enlisted belt with "US" buckle and brass keeper, a pistol cartridge box, and a blackened-buff belt with a "US" plate and keeper, a cap box, Model 1864 More ...

Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver and Holster

Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver and Holster

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver and Holster, c. 1861, serial number 24944, all matching except the unnumbered wedge, walnut grips, light cylinder scene, single line address on the top of the barrel, More ...

Civil War-era Leather Equipment

Civil War-era Leather Equipment

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Civil War-era Leather Equipment, three-rifle sling, a Confederate cap box with a lead finial, a pistol cartridge box, a carbine boot, a naval officer's belt and buckle, and a cap box. More ...

U.S. Model 1860 Cavalry Saber

U.S. Model 1860 Cavalry Saber

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
292
Sold for:
$677$550

U.S. Model 1860 Cavalry Saber, c. 1864, brass hilt with leather-wrapped grip (wire missing), steel blade marked "EMERSON/& SILVER," and a steel scabbard, blade lg. 34 3/4, overall lg. 41 in. More ...

Civil War-era Model 1851 Mounted Belt, Cartridge Box, Cap Box, and Holster

Civil War-era Model 1851 Mounted Belt, Cartridge Box, Cap Box, and Holster

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
303
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Civil War-era Model 1851 Mounted Belt, Cartridge Box, Cap Box, and Holster, c. 1860s, leather Model 1851 belt with shoulder strap and sword straps, with a holster, cap box, and cartridge box. More ...

Group of Civil War-era Leather Accoutrements

Group of Civil War-era Leather Accoutrements

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$984$800

Group of Civil War-era Leather Accoutrements, a leather belt with a lead-filled brass "US" puppy paw belt plate, a leather pistol holster, a Springfield bayonet and scabbard, and an officer's sword More ...

Civil War-era Noncommissioned Officer's Sword Belt

Civil War-era Noncommissioned Officer's Sword Belt

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
324
Sold for:
$584$475

Civil War-era Noncommissioned Officer's Sword Belt, leather belt with brass eagle breast plate and two frogs for sword and bayonet. Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell. More ...

Group of Indian War-era Equipment

Group of Indian War-era Equipment

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
341
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

Group of Indian War-era Equipment, Mills belts, leather pouches and belts, canteen, carbine scabbards, and Dyer pattern cartridge boxes. Provenance: The collection of Ed Vebell. More ...

Saudi Silver Presentation Sword

Saudi Silver Presentation Sword

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$861$700

Saudi Silver Presentation Sword, c. 20th century, silver pommel and counter-guard with a silver chain with a coin, steel blade with an engraved sun and man with a sword, silver covered wood scabbard More ...

Aneroid Barometer and Clock in a Naval Cast Iron Frame

Aneroid Barometer and Clock in a Naval Cast Iron Frame

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1530
Sold for:
$338$275

Aneroid Barometer and Clock in a Naval Cast Iron Frame, 19th century, the frame with fouled anchor separating the barometer and clock, with sea monster feet, ht. 15, wd. 14 1/2 in. More ...

Gilt and Patinated Bronze Automaton Clock

Gilt and Patinated Bronze Automaton Clock

Auction:
3150B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 13, 2018
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$185$150

Gilt and Patinated Bronze Automaton Clock, France, 19th century, figure of Napoleon standing by a clock case inset to a rock formation, dolphin mount to a stepped rectangular base, ht. 10 3/4 in. More ...