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Rare Benjamin Platt Surveyor's Compass

Rare Benjamin Platt Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
262
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Rare Benjamin Platt Surveyor's Compass, 18th/19th century, with 6-in. silvered dial engraved "B. Platt, New Milford, Connecticut," two inset vials, double scale with needle ring divided 0-90 in four More ...

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
264
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

Rittenhouse & Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, first quarter 19th century, 5 1/4-in. engraved silver dial with eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
265
Sold for:
$17,220$14,000

Goldsmith Chandlee Surveyor's Compass for A.B. Lane, Virginia, c. 1805, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial with an eight-point rose, stylized fleur-de-lis representing north, dual inset vials, More ...

Abiel Chandler Surveyor's Compass

Abiel Chandler Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
266
Sold for:
$861$700

Abiel Chandler Surveyor's Compass, Concord, New Hampshire, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. engraved compass reading "A. Chandler Concord, N.H," dial compass division 0-360, and outer quadrant divided More ...

Joseph Farr Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Joseph Farr Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
267
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Joseph Farr Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Manlius Village, New York, first half 19th century, 5 3/4-in. engraved silver dial reading "J. Farr Manlius Village, N.Y." in the northern quadrant, More ...

Early Brass Surveyor's Compass

Early Brass Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
268
Sold for:
$861$700

Early Brass Surveyor's Compass, attributed to Dodd, late 18th century, 6-in. dia. silvered dial with compass rose, calibrated needle ring 0-90 in four quadrants, blued-steel hand with brass lifter, More ...

Cased 19th Century Compass and Sundial

Cased 19th Century Compass and Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
277
Sold for:
$523$425

Cased 19th Century Compass and Sundial, mahogany-cased compass with sunk 2 3/4-in. paper compass card, steel needle, and folding sights, cased universal sundial with hinged hour band, arc scale More ...

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
307
Sold for:
$431$350

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial, 18th century, foliate engraved octagonal base with glazed brass compass and directionals in Latin, folding hour ring with roman numerals and needle gnomon, More ...

Thomas Blunt Equinoctial Sundial

Thomas Blunt Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Thomas Blunt Equinoctial Sundial, first quarter 19th century, 6-in. dia. folding silvered roman numeral hour ring marked "T. Blunt Corn-Hill London," latitude arc marked 0-60, folding stylized More ...

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
315
Sold for:
$308$250

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial, France, brass plate inscribed with the latitudes of major cities including, Paris, Lyon, and Bordeaux, inset 3-in. dia. silvered dial compass and blued-steel More ...

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$523$425

Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial, 18th century, foliate-engraved shaped octagonal base with glazed silvered compass and directionals in Latin, folding hour ring with roman numerals and needle More ...

Watkins & Hill Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Watkins & Hill Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$984$800

Watkins & Hill Universal Equinoctial Sundial, Charing Cross, mid-19th century, 5-in. dia. silvered hour ring signed as above, with folding spring-loaded gnomon, latitude arc from 0-80, silvered More ...

Adie Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Adie Universal Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
320
Sold for:
$492$400

Adie Universal Equinoctial Sundial, Scotland, 19th century, 3 1/2-in. dia. silvered hour ring reading Adie/Edinburgh/The Smallest Letters & Figures To Be Used In South Latitudes," with folding More ...

Newton & Co. Equinoctial Pocket Sundial

Newton & Co. Equinoctial Pocket Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$369$300

Newton & Co. Equinoctial Pocket Sundial, c. 1855, London, 3-in. dia. folding silvered roman numeral hour ring marked "Newton & Co. 3 Fleet Street London," latitude arc marked 0-60, folding gnomon, More ...

Cased Lacquered Brass Chart Compass

Cased Lacquered Brass Chart Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
331
Sold for:
$123$100

Cased Lacquered Brass Chart Compass, 10-in. plate with beveled edges, one edge engraved with divided scale 0-110, rotating 4-in. glazed silvered compass with cardinal points in block lettering, and More ...

Troughton Lacquered Brass Circumferentor

Troughton Lacquered Brass Circumferentor

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
333
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Troughton Lacquered Brass Circumferentor, London, 6 1/4-in. dia. instrument with outer silvered scale divided 0-90 in four quadrants, 3-in. inset compass with dual bubble levels with corresponding More ...

Three Instruments

Three Instruments

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$98$80

Three Instruments, 19th/20th century, a leather-cased "H.W Hunter" dip needle, an unmarked brass 6-in. dia. protractor, and an early caliper marked "M.B." in script on the scale bar. More ...

Thomas Jones Hygrometer

Thomas Jones Hygrometer

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$461$375

Thomas Jones Hygrometer, England, c. 1820, white enameled dial with outer scale reading 0-100, and reading "H. Katerinvt/Tho's Jones/124/Mount. St." lower subsidiary dial, and gold needle, housed in More ...

Three Cased Compass-Clinometers

Three Cased Compass-Clinometers

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Cased Compass-Clinometers, France and England, mahogany-cased hinged instruments, two with instructional labels mounted to exterior of case reading in French, interior with mirrors (one More ...

Three Keuffel & Esser & Co. Anemometers

Three Keuffel & Esser & Co. Anemometers

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
384
Sold for:
$314$255

Three Keuffel & Esser & Co. Anemometers, New York, 20th century, oxidized outer frames with central dial marked 0-90 and reading as above, blued-steel needle, and aluminum fins, housed in their More ...

Cased Acme Course Corrector and a Thomas Hall Surveyor's Compass

Cased Acme Course Corrector and a Thomas Hall Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
389
Unsold
 

Cased Acme Course Corrector and a Thomas Hall Surveyor's Compass, Sea Emergency Devices Co., New York, 10-in. dia. stainless steel and aluminum disc with calibrated rings, the outer fixed ring More ...

Early Hand-crank Sewing Machine

Early Hand-crank Sewing Machine

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
492
Sold for:
$92$75

Early Hand-crank Sewing Machine, painted cast iron body with decorated pierced gear-driven wheel (lacking handle), 5 1/2-in. bedplate, spool pin, needle, clamp, and flat face plate, ht. 8 in. More ...

Group of Decorative Accessories

Group of Decorative Accessories

Auction:
3030T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 05, 2017
Lot:
1260
Sold for:
$185$150

Group of Decorative Accessories, including a selection of pincushions, two terra-cotta portrait roundels, and a turned wood needle box. More ...

Fourteen Southeast Pine Needle Baskets

Fourteen Southeast Pine Needle Baskets

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
2157
Sold for:
$246$200

Fourteen Southeast Pine Needle Baskets, various shapes including a large pine needle and cone turkey, largest lidded basket ht. 10, dia. 13, turkey lg. 16 in. Tribal Art More ...

Sister Ethel Hudson Silk Scraps Shaker Mat

Sister Ethel Hudson Silk Scraps Shaker Mat

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
203
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Sister Ethel Hudson Silk Scraps Shaker Mat, Canterbury, New Hampshire, c. 1936, multicolored strips of silk fabric knitted into a mat, framed with two knitting needles and a ball of scraps, mounted More ...

Three Stuffed Puffins and a Puffin Needlecase

Three Stuffed Puffins and a Puffin Needlecase

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1208
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Stuffed Puffins and a Puffin Needlecase, Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, 20th century, one large and two small puffins, the needlecase with two cloth leaves for More ...

Six Whalebone/Whale Ivory Knitting Needles

Six Whalebone/Whale Ivory Knitting Needles

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1224
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

Six Whalebone/Whale Ivory Knitting Needles, 19th century, four with whalebone shafts and two with mahogany, finials include legs, fists, and boots, lg. to 15 1/2 in. More ...

Two Carved Hardwood Seam Rubbers

Two Carved Hardwood Seam Rubbers

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1498
Sold for:
$338$275

Two Carved Hardwood Seam Rubbers, America, early 19th century, one with faceted removable top allows it to be used as a needle case, lg. 5 3/4 in. More ...

Faux Rosewood Grain- and Paint-decorated Sewing Box

Faux Rosewood Grain- and Paint-decorated Sewing Box

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1701
Sold for:
$160$130

Faux Rosewood Grain- and Paint-decorated Sewing Box, R. Hemming & Son, Forge Needle Mills, Redditch, England, 19th century, the lid with painted floral pattern, the sides with gold leaves, the More ...

Five Painted Shaker Domestic Items

Five Painted Shaker Domestic Items

Auction:
3023T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 04, 2017
Lot:
1711
Sold for:
$1,169$950

Five Painted Shaker Domestic Items, 19th century, two red-painted spools, and a needle holder, a yellow-painted sander and turned sewing implement, ht. to 5 in. More ...