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Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1077
Sold for:
$209$170

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant, Negus, New York, patinated pierced frame with brass and inset silver scale reading 0-120, and engraved "Negus New York," index arm with vernier scale 0-20, and More ...

Cased Brass Sextant.     Estimate $20-200

Cased Brass Sextant. Estimate $20-200

Auction:
3071T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2018
Lot:
1212
Sold for:
$135$110

Cased Brass Sextant. More ...

Mahogany-cased Hydrometer Set

Mahogany-cased Hydrometer Set

Auction:
3066T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 11, 2018
Lot:
1424
Sold for:
$74$60

Mahogany-cased Hydrometer Set, three colorless glass tubes with paper scales containing mercury, and a test tube, box lg. 16 in. Note: Instruments containing mercury cannot be shipped and must More ...

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1386
Unsold
 

Charles Kennedy's Boxed Sextant, Negus, New York, patinated pierced frame with brass and inset silver scale reading 0-120, and engraved "Negus New York," index arm with vernier scale 0-20, and More ...

Small Group of Nautical Equipment

Small Group of Nautical Equipment

Auction:
3041M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 16, 2017
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$369$300

Small Group of Nautical Equipment, including a sextant, speed logs, readabout, and a Middle Eastern pistol. More ...

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1053
Sold for:
$338$275

Spencer, Browning & Rust 12-inch Ebony Octant, London, 19th century, engraved bone scale reading from 0-95 with initials 'SBR' in the center, brass index arm, vernier marked 0-20, and thumbscrew, More ...

10-inch Ebony Octant

10-inch Ebony Octant

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1345
Sold for:
$246$200

10-inch Ebony Octant, 19th century, engraved bone scale reading 0-105, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, and vernier scale from 0-20, brass sighting scope, sighting pinnula, mirror More ...

Group of Electronic Components

Group of Electronic Components

Auction:
3062T
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 13, 2017
Lot:
1043
Sold for:
$461$375

Group of Electronic Components, including Ivie Electronics IE-10A Audio Spectrum Analyzer with case and operator's manual, Kikusui 539A Oscilloscope, dbx 119 Compressor, General Radio 1382 More ...

Wood and Glass Ship's Fifteen-minute Sandglass

Wood and Glass Ship's Fifteen-minute Sandglass

Auction:
3038B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 04, 2017
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Wood and Glass Ship's Fifteen-minute Sandglass, 19th century, blown sandglasses mounted within a wood frame with turned ends, ht. 8 in. More ...

Edward Barlow Composite Brass Clock Dial

Edward Barlow Composite Brass Clock Dial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$215$175

Edward Barlow Composite Brass Clock Dial, Oldham, England, 18th century, roman numeral chapter ring with arabic numeral minute markings, engraved center with penny moon, and date aperture, engraved More ...

S. Browning Mahogany and Brass Semi-circumferentor

S. Browning Mahogany and Brass Semi-circumferentor

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
252
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

S. Browning Mahogany and Brass Semi-circumferentor, Boston, first half 19th century, mahogany instrument with inset brass semicircular scale with inner/outer markings 0-180, stamped "S. Browning More ...

Richard Patten Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Richard Patten Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$861$700

Richard Patten Surveyor's Vernier Compass, New York, 5 1/2-in. engraved silver dial with and fleur-de-lis representing north, engraved floral decorated center, engraved "R. Patten N. York" in the More ...

W.L. Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

W.L. Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

W.L. Potts Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 5 1/2-in. engraved silver dial with decorated eight-point rose, and fleur-de-lis representing north, raised central boss reading More ...

Joseph Farr Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Joseph Farr Surveyor's Vernier Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
261
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Joseph Farr Surveyor's Vernier Compass, Manlius Village, New York, first half 19th century, 6 1/4-in. engraved silver dial with an eight-point rose, fleur-de-lis representing north, engraved "J. 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 ...

William Cary Pocket Sextant

William Cary Pocket Sextant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
270
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

William Cary Pocket Sextant, London, first quarter 19th century, 3-in. lacquered brass pierced frame with silvered scale, index arm with vernier, magnifier, sighting pinnula, mirrors, and cross beam More ...

Samuel Emery Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Samuel Emery Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$461$375

Samuel Emery Gimbaled Ship's Compass, Salem, Massachusetts, first half 19th century, 6 1/2-in. dia. dry paper compass card with name boss in the center reading "S. Emery/Salem," fleur-de-lis More ...

14-inch Rosewood Octant in Red-painted Case

14-inch Rosewood Octant in Red-painted Case

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

14-inch Rosewood Octant in Red-painted Case, 19th century, brass indexing arm, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, and sunshades, scale from 0-95, and vernier 0-20, housed in a fitted red-painted More ...

18th Century Brass Distance Measurer

18th Century Brass Distance Measurer

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$861$700

18th Century Brass Distance Measurer, W. Peplow, Wellington, brass-cased instrument with four dials inscribed "Feet/Tens/Hunds/Thousds," with spoked driving wheel and hinged handle. More ...

18th Century Ebony Octant

18th Century Ebony Octant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
275
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

18th Century Ebony Octant, possibly South Carolina, 16-in. ebony frame with brass index arm engraved "William Goff/Geo Sonns 1782/ So. Carol." horizon mirror, sunshades, pinnula, and lower scale More ...

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Large Paint-decorated Octant Trade Sign

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
276
Unsold
 

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 ...

D. Eggert & Son Ebony Octant

D. Eggert & Son Ebony Octant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
279
Sold for:
$523$425

D. Eggert & Son Ebony Octant, New York, 19th century, engraved ivory scale reading 0-105, brass index arm with thumbscrew lock down, vernier from 0-20, sighting pinnula, mirror magnifier, sunshades, More ...

Four Plotting or Drafting Instruments

Four Plotting or Drafting Instruments

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
282
Sold for:
$492$400

Four Plotting or Drafting Instruments, England and France, large brass protractor engraved on beam "G. Davis Leeds," a full-circle protractor signed on crossbeam "Stanley/Great More ...

Watkins & Hill Double-frame Brass Sextant

Watkins & Hill Double-frame Brass Sextant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Watkins & Hill Double-frame Brass Sextant, Charing Cross, London, mid-19th century, 9 1/2-in. double A-frame with slivered scale calibrated 0-150 and marked as above, sliding index arm with vernier, More ...

Frodsham & Keen Anodized Sextant

Frodsham & Keen Anodized Sextant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
289
Sold for:
$400$325

Frodsham & Keen Anodized Sextant, Liverpool, late 19th century, the 7-in. pierced frame with silvered scale, engraved "Frodsham & Keen Liverpool," index arm with vernier, and magnifier, horizon More ...

English Lacquered Brass Gunter's Quadrant

English Lacquered Brass Gunter's Quadrant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

English Lacquered Brass Gunter's Quadrant, 18th century, unmarked, 4 1/2-in. radius instrument with dual pinhole sighting vanes, and plumb line, engraved calendar scale, and zodiac markings in the More ...

Lacquered Brass Islamic Horary Quadrant

Lacquered Brass Islamic Horary Quadrant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
302
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

Lacquered Brass Islamic Horary Quadrant, 8 1/2-in. radius instrument with incised and red highlighted scales, interior of plate surface with grids and arcs, dual folding sighting vanes, and More ...

19th Century Engraved Steel Quadrant

19th Century Engraved Steel Quadrant

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$123$100

19th Century Engraved Steel Quadrant, Continental, 5-in. instrument with engraved scale from 0-90, finger pointer with floral knob tie-down, mounted to a brass tapered pillar and burl walnut base, More ...

Four-plate Brass Persian Astrolabe

Four-plate Brass Persian Astrolabe

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

Four-plate Brass Persian Astrolabe, 19th/20th century, 6 1/4-in. instrument with engraved mater with limb marked in degrees, the tympanum with circles of altitude and azimuth, rotating plates and More ...