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Five Plumb Bobs with Reels

Five Plumb Bobs with Reels

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
499
Sold for:
$215$175

Five Plumb Bobs with Reels, Europe, 19th century, brass, and steel bobs with various wood reels, bob lg. 2 3/4 to 6 in. Provenance: The property of Laurent Adamowicz. More ...

Six Early Plumb Bobs

Six Early Plumb Bobs

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
500
Unsold
 

Six Early Plumb Bobs, Europe, 19th century, two cylindrical brass bobs with engraved concentric rings, two lead bobs, a brass-cased lead bob, and a brass bob marked on bottom "Fayet Bourges C.L." More ...

Two Clinometers

Two Clinometers

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
597
Sold for:
$185$150

Two Clinometers, an unmarked lacquered brass instrument with folding sights, bubble level, and rack-and-pinion horizontal adjustment, and a hinged anodized brass instrument marked "Queen & Co. More ...

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
606
Sold for:
$308$250

Unmarked 19th Century Sighting Instrument, probably England, triangular base with central bubble level, vertical half circle scale divided 0-90, pivoting sighting arm rides along scale with vernier More ...

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
607
Sold for:
$1,169$950

19th Century Diminutive Brass Circumferentor, France, 6-in. dia. spoked frame with outer engraved scale marked 0-360, inner scale divided in four quadrants, four stationary vanes, center compass More ...

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
610
Unsold
 

Goldschid-form Pocket Barometer, Switzerland, late 19th century, lacquered brass instrument with inset thermometer, and engraved "Th. Usteri-Reinacher/Zurich/No. 1859" on the rotating silvered scale More ...

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
611
Sold for:
$369$300

Smeeth's Transit Protractor and a Quadrant, protractor arm marked "Smeeth's Transit Protractor/Mark I/Sole Makers/Negretti & Zambra/London," with folding sights, trough level, scale, and mirror; the More ...

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
613
Sold for:
$123$100

Two 19th Century Quadrant Needles, Europe, unmarked, lacquered brass tri-foot instrument with squat central pillar, engraved scale divided 60-90-60 with iron needle, and a cast iron decorated base More ...

18th Century French Electrometer

18th Century French Electrometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
617
Sold for:
$246$200

18th Century French Electrometer, brass-mounted colorless glass bottle with suspended straw indicators, etched scale on face of bottle, ht. 5 1/2 in. Literature: A similar example is found in More ...

Two 19th Century Gauges

Two 19th Century Gauges

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
618
Sold for:
$369$300

Two 19th Century Gauges, Netherlands and London, a 4 1/2-in. lacquered brass quadrant with engraved scale divided 0-40-0, blued needle, engraved "T. Van Pelt/Breda," with two steel edges; the second More ...

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
622
Sold for:
$461$375

Two 19th Century Lacquered Brass Instruments, German angle finder with radius scale from 0-50, adjustable bubble level with vernier end, engraved on front plate and rear plate reads "W. More ...

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
624
Sold for:
$738$600

Seven 19th Century Spectroscopes, London, lacquered brass instruments, five marked "John Browning," two with stands, an unmarked one, and a R. & J. Beck "Thorp's D.V. Diffraction Spectroscope," five More ...

Two 19th Century Chondrometers or Grain Scales

Two 19th Century Chondrometers or Grain Scales

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
630
Sold for:
$369$300

Two 19th Century Chondrometers or Grain Scales, England, lacquered brass and steel instruments, both with buckets, scale arm with counterweights, and collapsible base, one engraved on arm "Bartlett More ...

W.A. Martin Anemometer

W.A. Martin Anemometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
643
Sold for:
$246$200

W.A. Martin Anemometer, London, 19th century, brass frame with damascened base engraved "W.A. Martin/ Improved Self Registering Anemometer/London," ht. 7 in. More ...

Two 19th Century Diminutive Theodolites or Transits

Two 19th Century Diminutive Theodolites or Transits

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
644
Sold for:
$615$500

Two 19th Century Diminutive Theodolites or Transits, London, lacquered brass instruments with spotting scopes, inset compass dials, rack-and pinion horizontal adjustments, one signed "W&S More ...

Fraser & Son Solar Surveyor's Comapass

Fraser & Son Solar Surveyor's Comapass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
645
Sold for:
$277$225

Fraser & Son Solar Surveyor's Comapass, London, 19th century, 3 1/2-in. silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points, flared brass case scale divided in four quadrants, folding sighting and More ...

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
648
Sold for:
$246$200

W&S Jones Diminutive Surveyor's Compass, Holborn, London, 4 1/4-in. dia. silvered dial with outer ring scale marked 0-360, engraved cardinal, and intercardinal points, inner scale divided into four More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Transit

W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Transit

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
659
Sold for:
$492$400

W. & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Transit, Troy, New York, lacquered brass instrument with 11-in. sighting scope above the spirit level, 5-in. silvered compass dial, dual vernier windows, spirit level, More ...

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
661
Sold for:
$861$700

Henri Coutureau Quintant or Pocket Sextant, France, late 19th century, chrome-plated bronze frame with index arm engraved "Coutureau Invr.," damascened main plate surrounds the sunk compass dial, More ...

Lacquered Brass Sextant and an Octant

Lacquered Brass Sextant and an Octant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
662
Sold for:
$369$300

Lacquered Brass Sextant and an Octant, England, early 20th century, both with pierced brass frames with index arms, sighting pinnulas, mirrors, and sunshades, sextant marked on scale arc "J.W. More ...

Two 19th Century Ebony Octants

Two 19th Century Ebony Octants

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
663
Sold for:
$461$375

Two 19th Century Ebony Octants, England, each with brass index arm, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and sunshade, one marked "E & G. W. Blunt" on the crossbar, housed in the original green-painted More ...

Two 19th Century New York 12-inch Ebony Octants

Two 19th Century New York 12-inch Ebony Octants

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
664
Sold for:
$554$450

Two 19th Century New York 12-inch Ebony Octants, with brass index arms, sighting pinnulas, sunshades, and mirrors, one marked "Fry & Shaw/New York," with keystone-shaped box and interior label from More ...

Thomas Wegener No. 1773 Anodized Brass Sextant

Thomas Wegener No. 1773 Anodized Brass Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
665
Sold for:
$338$275

Thomas Wegener No. 1773 Anodized Brass Sextant, Berlin, imported by C.L. Berger & Sons, Boston, c. 1920, pierced "A"-frame body with index arm reading: "Th. Wegener Berlin No. 1773/imported by C.L More ...

19th Century Octant in a Signed Oak Case

19th Century Octant in a Signed Oak Case

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
666
Sold for:
$369$300

19th Century Octant in a Signed Oak Case, mahogany frame with brass index arm, mirror, sunshades, and pinnula, scale from 0-100, housed in a keystone-shaped oak case with painted interior reading More ...

Potter 5-inch Lacquered Brass Sextant

Potter 5-inch Lacquered Brass Sextant

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
667
Sold for:
$246$200

Potter 5-inch Lacquered Brass Sextant, Poultry, London, pierced frame with silvered scale marked 0-160 and engraved "Potter, Poultry, London," vernier with magnifier, mirrors, eyepiece, and an More ...

Four-plate Persian Astrolabe

Four-plate Persian Astrolabe

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
683
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

Four-plate Persian Astrolabe, 19th century, 6-in. dia. instrument with engraved mater with limb marked in degrees, the tympanum with circles of altitude and azimuth, rotating plates and alidade with More ...

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
684
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Benjamin Pike & Son Stick Barometer, New York, mahogany and string-inlaid case with central tube (lacking mercury) with engraved brass dial reading "B. Pike & Son Maker/518 Broadway New York," with More ...

Unmarked 8-inch Brass Sextant

Unmarked 8-inch Brass Sextant

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1001
Sold for:
$492$400

Unmarked 8-inch Brass Sextant, 19th century, pierced brass "A"-frame instrument with index arm, silvered inset scale, horizon mirror, and mahogany handle, housed in its original mahogany fitted box More ...

American Optical Phoropter

American Optical Phoropter

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1572
Unsold
 

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

Wilson & Gillie Boxed Brass Sextant.     Estimate $200-400

Wilson & Gillie Boxed Brass Sextant. Estimate $200-400

Auction:
3089T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 04, 2018
Lot:
1573
Sold for:
$338$275

Wilson & Gillie Boxed Brass Sextant. More ...