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Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1395
Sold for:
$338$275

Eleven 20th Century Astrolabes, various sizes and materials, dia. 2 to 5 1/2 in. Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments online 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 ...

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
282
Unsold
 

George III Silver Pocket Perpetual Calendar or Almanac, c. 1780, the 1 3/4-in. engraved silver instrument with an interior rotating disc, scale 1-31, day-of-the-week, zodiacal calendar with acanthus More ...

Set of Twelve Bronze Signs of the Zodiac Plaques

Set of Twelve Bronze Signs of the Zodiac Plaques

Auction:
3110T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 14, 2018
Lot:
2026
Sold for:
$677$550

Set of Twelve Bronze Signs of the Zodiac Plaques, 19th century, a few exhibiting remnants of gilt surface, lg. to 10 1/2 in. More ...

Triple Calendar Minute Repeating Watch Movement

Triple Calendar Minute Repeating Watch Movement

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
58
Sold for:
$677$550

Triple Calendar Minute Repeating Watch Movement, Switzerland, enamel roman numeral dial with subsidiary month, day-of-the-month, day-of-the-week, and moon's age dials, minute repeating movement, More ...

Lacquered Brass 11-inch Planetarium

Lacquered Brass 11-inch Planetarium

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
672
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

Lacquered Brass 11-inch Planetarium, France, 19th century, with 1-in. sun-sphere, geared hand-turned mechanism to revolve the Earth and Moon, seven circle paper planets with descriptions (lacking More ...

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
682
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield, Paris, late 17th century, the octagonal plate signed at the base of the adjustable bird-shaped hinged gnomon "Butterfield Paris," engraved with roman 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 ...

Two Josh Simpson Art Glass Planet Marbles

Two Josh Simpson Art Glass Planet Marbles

Auction:
3066T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 11, 2018
Lot:
1417
Sold for:
$111$90

Two Josh Simpson Art Glass Planet Marbles, Massachusetts, 2009, hand-formed spheres with planetary views, one signed "JS 09," dia. 1 1/2 in. Estate of Claire Stern More ...

Collection of Compasses and Sundials

Collection of Compasses and Sundials

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
299
Sold for:
$369$300

Collection of Compasses and Sundials, 19th/20th century, two brass sundials, one with a collapsible gnomon; four pocket compasses, one with a fully engraved case; two hinged mahogany compasses with More ...

Brass Pocket Sundial

Brass Pocket Sundial

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
306
Sold for:
$738$600

Brass Pocket Sundial, Paris, late 18th century, the octagonal plate signed "Le Maire Paris," bird-shaped hinged gnomon, engraved with roman and arabic numeral horary scales for latitudes 43, 49, and 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 ...

Two Cased 19th Century Instruments

Two Cased 19th Century Instruments

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
312
Sold for:
$277$225

Two Cased 19th Century Instruments, Italy and England, a rosewood-cased instrument with 3-in. hand-colored compass card reading in Latin "Studio ac Liabore Prts Michaelisangeli a Neto capuccini 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:
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 ...

Two Brass Sundials

Two Brass Sundials

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Brass Sundials, 8-in. example reading "Weston London," and "Take tent O' tyme Ere tyme be tent," with compass rose and armillary sphere; a 4 3/4-in. example reading "Tyme Fades," with calibrated 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 ...

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 ...

Brass Single-plate Indian Astrolabe

Brass Single-plate Indian Astrolabe

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

Brass Single-plate Indian Astrolabe, 11-in. dia. engraved Sanskrit plate with altitude and azimuth arcs, outer ring of hours, and degrees, Rete with multiple pointers, 8-in. alidae with sighting More ...

12-inch Diameter French Armillary Sphere

12-inch Diameter French Armillary Sphere

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
406
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

12-inch Diameter French Armillary Sphere, early 20th century, outer band with engraved paper ring printed with months, days, signs of the zodiac, four upright supports, each support printed on both More ...

Miniature Brass-geared Planetarium

Miniature Brass-geared Planetarium

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
411
Sold for:
$523$425

Miniature Brass-geared Planetarium, England, lacquered brass instrument with geared planets, horizon band, and meridian rings, mechanism signed "British Newport Made by Clocks LTD" on the underside, More ...

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes

Auction:
3049T
Auction:
20th Century Design - Aug 17, 2017
Lot:
1536
Sold for:
$221$180

Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Metal, paint Mid-20th century Yellow terrestrial globe with spin ring and a blue celestial globe with axis ring, dent on terrestrial, ht. 11, 9 in. More ...

18kt Gold Pendant Necklace

18kt Gold Pendant Necklace

Auction:
3037T
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Jun 20, 2017
Lot:
1242
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

18kt Gold Pendant Necklace, depicting the Sun and zodiac signs, 37.4 dwt, lg. 30 in. More ...

Persian Manuscript, Astronomy, Arithmetic, and the Astrolabe, 1193 AH [1779 CE].

Persian Manuscript, Astronomy, Arithmetic, and the Astrolabe, 1193 AH [1779 CE].

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1120
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Persian Manuscript, Astronomy, Arithmetic, and the Astrolabe, 1193 AH [1779 CE]. Persian manuscript on paper, small quarto format, 132 leaves, 15 lines per page, text written in nasta'liq script in More ...

Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis.

Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis.

Auction:
3012T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 23, 2017
Lot:
1540
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

Honter, Johannes (1498-1549) Circuli Sphaerae Cvm V. Zonis. Basel, [c. 1546]. Octavo, cordiform world map dated 1546, woodcut armillary sphere on title, additional woodcuts of the order of the More ...

Two Books on Astrolabes and Scientific Instruments

Two Books on Astrolabes and Scientific Instruments

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
385
Sold for:
$31$25

Two Books on Astrolabes and Scientific Instruments, Astrolabes of the World by Robert T. Gunther, Holland Press, 1976; The Instruments of Science, by Henri Michel, 1980, text in French. More ...

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
296
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

Henry Bryant Celestial Indicator, Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1872, the dual indicator showing armillary and orrery models with the brass sun centering the adjustable wooden known planets, revolving More ...

19th Century Woodblock Depicting an Astronomer

19th Century Woodblock Depicting an Astronomer

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
404
Sold for:
$185$150

19th Century Woodblock Depicting an Astronomer, depicting a classical Egyptian figure "shooting the stars," surrounded by armillary spheres, charts, dividers, and a repeating circle at his feet, More ...