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Cooke, Troughton & Simms Lacquered Brass Theodolite

Cooke, Troughton & Simms Lacquered Brass Theodolite

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1364
Sold for:
$234$190

Cooke, Troughton & Simms Lacquered Brass Theodolite, 19th century, main tube with bubble level, vertical dial with inset silvered scale, dual verniers and eyepieces, fine adjustment knobs, A-frame More ...

Two Lacquered-brass-cased Sighting Scopes

Two Lacquered-brass-cased Sighting Scopes

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1366
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Lacquered-brass-cased Sighting Scopes, a clinometer with silvered scale engraved in part "Gardner & Co. Glasgow/Registered Dec. 1850," with bubble level and adjustment screw; and an 11 1/2-in. More ...

Five Abney Level Clinometers by Various Makers

Five Abney Level Clinometers by Various Makers

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1374
Sold for:
$209$170

Five Abney Level Clinometers by Various Makers, two with their original case. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Three Pocket Surveying Instruments

Three Pocket Surveying Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1386
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Pocket Surveying Instruments, a "Grubb's Patent" instrument by J. Hicks with compass, level, and sighting scope, housed in the original fitted case; and two instruments each with sliding stem More ...

Five Surveying Instruments

Five Surveying Instruments

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1406
Sold for:
$86$70

Five Surveying Instruments, an Atkins Hypsometer in original case, an unmarked brass-cased square and level, a Casella Verschoyle transit, an aluminum-cased scope, and a Technar by Swift. More ...

Walnut-cased S. Thaxter & Son Glass Plate

Walnut-cased S. Thaxter & Son Glass Plate

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1420
Sold for:
$98$80

Walnut-cased S. Thaxter & Son Glass Plate, Boston, brass frame with three leveling screws enclosing the black flat-glass plate. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1453
Sold for:
$338$275

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1855, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points, fleur-de-lis representing north, and engraved "Richard More ...

John Roach Vernier Compass

John Roach Vernier Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1454
Sold for:
$461$375

John Roach Vernier Compass, New York, c. 1835, 6-in. blued-steel needle, engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis representing north, and More ...

Thirty Woodworking and Carpenter's Levels

Thirty Woodworking and Carpenter's Levels

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1488
Sold for:
$197$160

Thirty Woodworking and Carpenter's Levels, including wooden torpedo and masonry levels, lg. 9 to 30 in. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online More ...

Mildred G. Watkins (1883-1968) "Blue Sky At Night" Enamel Bowl

Mildred G. Watkins (1883-1968) "Blue Sky At Night" Enamel Bowl

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
446
Sold for:
$738$600

Mildred G. Watkins (1883-1968) "Blue Sky At Night" Enamel Bowl, Cleveland, Ohio, early 20th century, enameled copper with iridescent leaf, marked with title and artist's signature on bottom, ht. 2 More ...

Group of Vintage Fly-fishing and Fishing Items

Group of Vintage Fly-fishing and Fishing Items

Auction:
3191T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1108
Sold for:
$37$30

Group of Vintage Fly-fishing and Fishing Items, 20th century, including a Pflueger Level Wind Fishing Reel, a "Reflecto" lure, twelve hand-tied flies, an embossed tin "Leader Box," and other vintage More ...

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1218
Sold for:
$37$30

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus, rotating brass A-frame with small bubble level and lock-down screw above the 7-in. engraved aluminum compass disc, true north and magnetic brass needles; sold with an Abrams More ...

Stepped Wood Case of Nine Drawers

Stepped Wood Case of Nine Drawers

Auction:
3158T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 25, 2018
Lot:
1270
Sold for:
$185$150

Stepped Wood Case of Nine Drawers, America, late 19th century, the drawers with porcelain pulls and simple molded level dividers, shaped back panel, ht. 10, wd. 18 3/4, dp. 8 in. More ...

William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass

William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$584$475

William J. Young Four-vane Vernier Compass, made for Charles Kugler, c. 1831, lacquered brass instrument with four opposing vanes, rotating 6 1/2-in. silvered dial with fleur-de-lis representing More ...

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$677$550

Blydenburgh & Giles Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1842, lacquered brass instrument with a large 7-in. dia. engraved brass dial marked "Blydenburgh & Giles/Makers/Philad," More ...

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$738$600

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1849, lacquered brass instrument with gimbaled 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "James R. reed & More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
235
Sold for:
$338$275

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, no. 3990, c. 1865, lacquered brass instrument with a 6-in. dia. engraved brass dial reading "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia/3990," More ...

William J. Young & Sons "Burt's Solar Compass,"

William J. Young & Sons "Burt's Solar Compass,"

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

William J. Young & Sons "Burt's Solar Compass," Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1872, original lacquered instrument, horizontal circle engraved in four quadrants reading 0-90 and read by opposed More ...

William J. Young "Gentleman's" Compass

William J. Young "Gentleman's" Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
237
Sold for:
$461$375

William J. Young "Gentleman's" Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1860, lacquered brass instrument with a 5-in. dia. silvered compass engraved "Wm. J. Young/Maker/3426/Philadelphia," steel More ...

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$492$400

Thomas Whitney No. 545 Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1822, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. engraved dial reading "Thos. Whitney maker/Philadelphia/No. 545, Warranted," More ...

William Wurdemann High Post Alidade

William Wurdemann High Post Alidade

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$431$350

William Wurdemann High Post Alidade, Washington, DC, mid-19th century, lacquered brass instrument with a 15-in. scope atop a tapering pillar, horizontal bubble level, and vertical vernier scale More ...

Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass

Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$492$400

Rare Benjamin Stancliffe & Edmund Draper Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, lacquered brass instrument with 6-in. dia. silvered dial marked "Stancliffe & Draper More ...

Frederick Heisley Surveyor's Compass

Frederick Heisley Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
243
Sold for:
$523$425

Frederick Heisley Surveyor's Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, c. 1836, 6-in. silvered dial with fully engraved eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, outer ring calibrated 0-90 in More ...

Unusual Frederick Heisley Vernier Compass

Unusual Frederick Heisley Vernier Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
244
Sold for:
$492$400

Unusual Frederick Heisley Vernier Compass, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, first half 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial marked "Heisley Harrisburg," in More ...

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
245
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Lewis Michael Surveyor's Compass, Somerset, Pennsylvania, early 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with 6 1/2-in. dia. engraved silver dial marked "Made By Lewis Michael/Somerset, PA.," More ...

Three William J. Young Wye Levels

Three William J. Young Wye Levels

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$277$225

Three William J. Young Wye Levels, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, all with 15-in. scopes and fine focusing knobs, lower bubble levels and bars engraved with maker's name, two housed More ...

Heller & Brightly Alignment or Tunnel Transit

Heller & Brightly Alignment or Tunnel Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
248
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Heller & Brightly Alignment or Tunnel Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. damascened engraved dial marked in script "Heller & More ...

William J. Young Enginer's Transit

William J. Young Enginer's Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
249
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

William J. Young Enginer's Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1831, lacquered brass instrument with 8-in. inverting telescope, mounted in standards, one of the standards has provisions for More ...

William J. Young Transit

William J. Young Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$800$650

William J. Young Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1832-40, 9 1/2-in. erecting scope with spirit level below mounted to the A-frame with arch calibrated 30-0-30 with fine adjustment knob on More ...

William J. Young Tunnel Transit

William J. Young Tunnel Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
251
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

William J. Young Tunnel Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 15-in. scope mounted to a cross bar with lower spirit level, dual tapered pillars with cross bar engraved More ...