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Bronze Compass Rose Wall Plaque

Bronze Compass Rose Wall Plaque

Auction:
3254T
Auction:
Discovery - May 15, 2019
Lot:
1457
Unsold
 

Bronze Compass Rose Wall Plaque, 20th century, the center with engraved lighthouse, star border and cardinal directions, ht. 31, wd. 31 in. More ...

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$584$475

James M. Davenport Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1830, 6 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial marked "Jams. M. Davenport Maker/Philada," blued-steel hand, eight-point rose with More ...

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1453
Sold for:
$338$275

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1855, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points, fleur-de-lis representing north, and engraved "Richard More ...

John Roach Vernier Compass

John Roach Vernier Compass

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1454
Sold for:
$461$375

John Roach Vernier Compass, New York, c. 1835, 6-in. blued-steel needle, engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis representing north, and More ...

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
233
Sold for:
$738$600

Unusual James R. Reed & Co. Gimbaled Surveyor's Compass, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, c. 1849, lacquered brass instrument with gimbaled 5 1/2-in. dia. engraved silvered dial reading "James R. reed & More ...

18th Century New England Surveying Compass

18th Century New England Surveying Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
258
Unsold
 

18th Century New England Surveying Compass, 5-in. dia. dial with Tudor rose engraved center, blued-steel needle marked with an N and S, outer chapter ring with cardinal and intercardinal points, 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 ...

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
655
Unsold
 

Richard Patten & Son Surveyor's Compass, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1855, 6-in. engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points, fleur-de-lis representing north, and engraved "Richard More ...

John Roach Vernier Compass

John Roach Vernier Compass

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
660
Unsold
 

John Roach Vernier Compass, New York, c. 1835, 6-in. blued-steel needle, engraved silvered dial with cardinal and intercardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis representing north, and More ...

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
679
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 ...

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 ...

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Auction:
3086T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 21, 2018
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$984$800

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass, London, 19th century, with presentation engraving "Presented by Lord Cochrane to A. Burrows of Ship Geo. Washington," lg. closed 21 1/4 in. More ...

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Auction:
3060T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1388
Unsold
 

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass, London, 19th century, with presentation engraving "Presented by Lord Cochrane to A. Burrows of Ship Geo. Washington," lg. closed 21 1/4 in. More ...

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Auction:
3053T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2017
Lot:
1431
Sold for:
$135$110

Boxed Gimbaled Compass, Alex Megarey, 196 Water Street, New York, 19th century, with paper dial marked with the cardinal and primary intercardinal directions, in black-painted slide lid box, (dial 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fletcher & Sinclair's Cased Level & Angle Indicator

Fletcher & Sinclair's Cased Level & Angle Indicator

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$123$100

Fletcher & Sinclair's Cased Level & Angle Indicator, Liverpool, mahogany cased instrument with directional label on interior of hinged lid, sunk glazed level angle indicator dial in the centering More ...

Four Pairs of Sterling Silver Figural Cuff Links

Four Pairs of Sterling Silver Figural Cuff Links

Auction:
3014T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2017
Lot:
1102
Sold for:
$111$90

Four Pairs of Sterling Silver Figural Cuff Links, a pair with armadillos, a pair with two cards, a pair with cardinal directions, and a pair with an anvil, wd. to 1 1/8 in., total 1.39 troy oz. More ...

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Silver Pocket Sundial by Michael Butterfield

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
958
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

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 and More ...

Newell & Son Yellow-painted Surveying Compass

Newell & Son Yellow-painted Surveying Compass

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
982
Sold for:
$615$500

Newell & Son Yellow-painted Surveying Compass, Boston, c. 1795, 5 1/2-in. printed paper card marked in center Newell & Son Maker's East End of Faneuil Hall Boston, outer scale divided 0-90 in four More ...

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1224
Unsold
 

Boxed Gimbaled Compass, Alex Megarey, 196 Water Street, New York, 19th century, with paper dial marked with the cardinal and primary intercardinal directions, in black-painted slide lid box, (dial More ...

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1225
Sold for:
$584$475

Boxed Gimbaled Compass, J. Kehew, New Bedford, late 19th century, with paper dial marked with the cardinal and primary intercardinal directions, in slide lid box, dial dia. 3 1/2, box wd. 6 3/4 More ...

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Boxed Gimbaled Compass

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$185$150

Boxed Gimbaled Compass, John Bliss & Co., New York, late 19th century, with paper dial marked with the cardinal and primary intercardinal directions, in slide lid box, dial dia. 4 1/2, box wd. 7 1/2 More ...

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass

Auction:
2900T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jun 01, 2016
Lot:
1275
Unsold
 

Dollond Leather-covered Brass Presentation Spyglass, London, 19th century, with presentation engraving "Presented by Lord Cochrane to A. Burrows of Ship Geo. Washington," lg. closed 21 1/4 in. More ...

Large Brass Equinoctial Sundial

Large Brass Equinoctial Sundial

Auction:
2873M
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 14, 2016
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$246$200

Large Brass Equinoctial Sundial, 20th century, made in India, compass rose with dual bubble levels sunk under glazed window, 8 1/2-in. hinged dial engraved "West London," with gnomon, latitude arc More ...

Wet Card Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Wet Card Gimbaled Ship's Compass

Auction:
2842M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2015
Lot:
602
Sold for:
$62$50

Wet Card Gimbaled Ship's Compass, Star Mfg., no. 39616, Boston, 4 1/2-in. compass card with cardinal points and outer ring calibrated 0-360, anodized gimbaled frame, all housed in a finger-jointed More ...

French Imprints, Five Titles in Eight Volumes, 1694-1768.

French Imprints, Five Titles in Eight Volumes, 1694-1768.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$338$275

French Imprints, Five Titles in Eight Volumes, 1694-1768. Jean Le Clerc's (1657-1736) La Vie du Cardinal Duc de Richelieu, Cologne: Chez ****, 1694, in two octavo volumes, titles in red and black, More ...