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Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$861$700

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor, made by William J. Young, Philadelphia, 5 1/4-in. lacquered brass instrument engraved as above, X-frame with circular central knob that rotates the engraved 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$677$550

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with a 14-in. scope above the horizontal enclosed silvered scale with dual apertures and More ...

Two Explorers Alidades

Two Explorers Alidades

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$154$125

Two Explorers Alidades, c. 1915, both with 8-in. scopes with fine focusing knobs, detachable striding levels, stadia arches, trough compasses with 4-in. needles, and each base with engraved rule More ...

Newton Mining Tacheometer

Newton Mining Tacheometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
257
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Newton Mining Tacheometer, Cornwall, England, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with sighting scope mounted to the vertical half-circle engraved 0-100 on one side and "Underlie in 6 a Fathom" More ...

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$677$550

19th Century New York Engraved Brass Sundial, 9-in. dia. instrument with raised foot, shaped gnomon, engraved below "Sun & Clock Agree/April 15th, June 16th, Sept. 1st, Dec. 25th/H. Simmons(?) 1855 More ...

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Complete Newton & Co. 10-inch Ebony Quadrant, South Fleet Street, London, pierced ebony frame with brass index arm, vernier and lock-down screw, cross bar plaque reads "Newton & Co. S.Fleet St. More ...

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$308$250

Joseph Somalvico & Co. 10-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, ebony frame brass index arm, horizon mirror, sunshades and eyepiece, cross bar plaque reading "Josh. Somalvico & Co. Opticians More ...

H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant

H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$400$325

H. Duren 10-inch Ebony Octant, New York, 19th century, with brass index arm, bone scale and vernier read-out, pinnula, horizon mirror and sunshades, central plaque reading "J I M Ray More ...

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$461$375

H. Hughes 9-inch Ebony and Brass Octant, 19th century, brass index arm, scale reading 0-100, horizon mirror, and pinnula, all housed in a fitted mahogany case with label reading "H. Highes Optical, More ...

Fletchers Anemometer

Fletchers Anemometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$369$300

Fletchers Anemometer, Chadburn & Son, Liverpool, 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with bone scales engraved as above, U-shaped glass tube, bubble-level mounted to rear plate, all on three More ...

Morris's Patent Chartometer

Morris's Patent Chartometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$62$50

Morris's Patent Chartometer, England, 19th century, plated brass instrument with glazed hinged door, six interchangeable paper discs with various scales, roller wheel at tip, and housed in the More ...

Three Anemometers

Three Anemometers

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$400$325

Three Anemometers, Europe, including a brass-cased example with digital readout and a German example with original case, all with aluminum fins. More ...

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus

Wilson & Gillie Pelorus

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1193
Unsold
 

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 ...

Three Works of Art and a Warden-Knight Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Three Works of Art and a Warden-Knight Wood Surveying Stadia Rod

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1230
Unsold
 

Three Works of Art and a Warden-Knight Wood Surveying Stadia Rod, two Anton B. Vizy (American, 1937-2016) wall constructions and an Everett Shinn (American, 1876-1953) sketch of two cherubs. More ...

Four Navigational Instruments

Four Navigational Instruments

Auction:
3123T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1069
Sold for:
$338$275

Four Navigational Instruments, Stanley brass-cased pocket sextant; compendium pocket barometer, thermometer, and compass, housed in a two-tier leather case; 9-in. parallel rule; and a mahogany-cased More ...

American Optical Phoropter

American Optical Phoropter

Auction:
3118T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 23, 2018
Lot:
1034
Sold for:
$86$70

American Optical Phoropter, Buffalo, New York, model 11320/serial AC 6203. More ...

An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Ti

An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Ti

Auction:
3117B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Jul 20, 2018
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

An Olde Thrift Newly Revived. Wherein is Declared the Manner of Planting, Preserving, and Husbanding Yong Trees of Divers Kindes for Timber and Fuell. London: Printed by W[illiam] S[tansby] for More ...

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2035
Sold for:
$277$225

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign, 20th century, black- and red-painted wooden sign with fixed index arm, pinnula, and tiled scale, ht. 61 in. More ...

Tavannes Cronometro Escasany 18kt Gold Pulse Timing Watch

Tavannes Cronometro Escasany 18kt Gold Pulse Timing Watch

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Tavannes Cronometro Escasany 18kt Gold Pulse Timing Watch, Switzerland, enamel dial marked "Gradue Pour 30 Pulsations, Cronometro Escasany, Suisse," with subsidiary seconds and elapsed minutes More ...

Three Brass and Iron Marking or Layout Gauges

Three Brass and Iron Marking or Layout Gauges

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$215$175

Three Brass and Iron Marking or Layout Gauges, 19th century, a carriage maker's square marked "T. Perry," twice on each side of the brass bar, a mason's square marked "H. Middleton," and an iron More ...

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$523$425

Two 19th Century Brass and Steel Measuring Instruments, a set of calipers marked on rear brass "TM 1852," with 6-in. arm; and a combination square with opposing hinged arms, lg. 13 1/2 in. More ...

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Charles Lincoln Brass Artillery or Gunner's Calipers, London, late 18th century, 7-in. lg. instrument with inset iron tips, and hand-engraved scales and tables on both sides, and marked "C. Lincoln, More ...

Two 19th Century Folding Squares

Two 19th Century Folding Squares

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$861$700

Two 19th Century Folding Squares, France and England, a rosewood-body instrument with brass hardware and protractor divided 0-90-0, marked "W.T. Fisher/Patd. June 23rd 1868," with a 12-in. steel More ...

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
293
Sold for:
$492$400

Three Boxwood Measuring Instruments, England, 18th and 19th century, 22-in. measure with knife edge, marked on one side "Edw. Roberts Maker in Groceres Alley in Old Jewry London/Rob Nelson Nov. 22 More ...

Group of Scales and Weights

Group of Scales and Weights

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
353
Sold for:
$215$175

Group of Scales and Weights, three brass elephant-form weights, a postal scale, an assayer's scale with carved wood case, a brass box with applied tool decoration, and two other scales. More ...

Brass Pocket Sextant

Brass Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$154$125

Brass Pocket Sextant, probably England, 19th century, lacquered brass 3-in. dia. instrument with silvered scale and vernier, magnifier, index, and horizon mirror, housed in a rope-edged case. More ...

18th Century Brass Plumb Bob and Reel

18th Century Brass Plumb Bob and Reel

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
496
Sold for:
$431$350

18th Century Brass Plumb Bob and Reel, France, cylindrical brass bob with spacer, reel marked "UVGT," and bob, lg. 1 3/4 in. Literature: Codes & Symbols of European Tools, p. 26; L'outil et le More ...