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Edmund Draper Lacquered Brass Wye Level

Edmund Draper Lacquered Brass Wye Level

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$554$450

Edmund Draper Lacquered Brass Wye Level, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 15 1/2-in. scope with under mount level, mounted on two small "A"-frame supports, 6-in. dia. rotating horizontal plate engraved More ...

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$492$400

William J. Young Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with 5 1/2-in. dia. dial marked "Wm. J. Young/Maker/Philadelphia," blued-steel needle with needle lifter More ...

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$923$750

Kimber Cleaver's Improved Protractor, made by William J. Young for George Walters, 6-in. lacquered brass instrument engraved as above, "X"-frame with circular central knob that rotates the engraved More ...

Refinished Winchester Model 1894 Rifle

Refinished Winchester Model 1894 Rifle

Auction:
3165M
Auction:
Sale #3165M - Nov 02, 2018
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$984$800

Refinished Winchester Model 1894 Rifle, c. 1907, serial number 427588, .32-40 caliber, walnut stock with checkered wrist and forend, dark blue finish, round barrel marked on the top "MANUFACTURED BY More ...

William J. Young Transit

William J. Young Transit

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$800$650

William J. Young Transit, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, c. 1832-40, 9 1/2-in. erecting scope with spirit level below mounted to the A-frame with arch calibrated 30-0-30 with fine adjustment knob on More ...

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
253
Sold for:
$677$550

William J. Young Leveling Instrument with Goniometer, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, lacquered brass instrument with a 14-in. scope above the horizontal enclosed silvered scale with dual apertures and 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 ...

William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass

William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
259
Sold for:
$246$200

William Helfricht Surveyor's Compass, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, mid-19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial engraved as above, vernier, sighting vanes, indexing disc engraved 1-16, (lacking More ...

Green Paint-decorated Side Chair

Green Paint-decorated Side Chair

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2018
Lot:
695
Unsold
 

Green Paint-decorated Side Chair, probably Maryland, early 19th century, the rectangular tablet above turned stiles joined to the plank seat by shaped elements with applied concentrically turned More ...

L. Casella Diminutive Brass Transit Theodolite

L. Casella Diminutive Brass Transit Theodolite

Auction:
3093M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 20, 2018
Lot:
646
Sold for:
$584$475

L. Casella Diminutive Brass Transit Theodolite, London, 19th century, 6-in. scope with a 3-in. dia. vertical silvered scale, "A" frame with bubble level, silvered compass signed as above, interior More ...

Glenn MacNutt (American, 1905-1987)      Sunset at Sea

Glenn MacNutt (American, 1905-1987) Sunset at Sea

Auction:
3081T
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 08, 2018
Lot:
1366
Sold for:
$246$200

Glenn MacNutt (American, 1905-1987) Sunset at Sea. Signed "Glenn MacNutt ANA" l.l., identified on an exhibition label from Jordan Marsh Company (see below) affixed to the frame backing, and with More ...

1826 Erie Canal Completion Medal in White Metal, HK-1 and Half of Original Box

1826 Erie Canal Completion Medal in White Metal, HK-1 and Half of Original Box

Auction:
3074T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 08, 2018
Lot:
1287
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

1826 Erie Canal Completion Medal in White Metal, HK-1 and Half of Original Box, with traces of lustre in the devices, chatter to the field, and some minor rim dings, the half-box with stamped insert More ...

William Anders (American, b. 1933), Frank Borman (American, b. 1928), or James Lovell (American, b. 1928)

William Anders (American, b. 1933), Frank Borman (American, b. 1928), or James Lovell (American, b. 1928)

Auction:
3048M
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
Lot:
133
Sold for:
$523$425

William Anders (American, b. 1933), Frank Borman (American, b. 1928), or James Lovell (American, b. 1928) The Moon photographed after trans-Earth injection, Apollo 8, December 1968. Vintage More ...

Buzz Aldrin (American, b. 1930)

Buzz Aldrin (American, b. 1930)

Auction:
3048M
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
Lot:
191
Sold for:
$615$500

Buzz Aldrin (American, b. 1930) Tranquility Base seen from the orbiting Lunar Module Eagle, Apollo 11, July 1969. Numbered 'NASA AS11-37-5437' (NASA MSC) in red on the recto u.l. margin. Vintage More ...

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012)

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012)

Auction:
3048M
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
Lot:
211
Sold for:
$738$600

Neil Armstrong (American, 1930-2012) Buzz Aldrin at the Lunar Module Eagle, Apollo 11, July 1969. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A Kodak Paper' watermark on the verso, More ...

Jack Swigert (American, 1931-1982) or Fred Haise (American, b. 1933)

Jack Swigert (American, 1931-1982) or Fred Haise (American, b. 1933)

Auction:
3048M
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 02, 2017
Lot:
274
Sold for:
$400$325

Jack Swigert (American, 1931-1982) or Fred Haise (American, b. 1933) The lunar farside during the single pass around the Moon, Apollo 13, April 1970. Numbered 'NASA AS13-60-8659' (NASA MSC) in red More ...

Charles Augustus Schmalcalder's Telescopic Prismatic Compass

Charles Augustus Schmalcalder's Telescopic Prismatic Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
347
Sold for:
$615$500

Charles Augustus Schmalcalder's Telescopic Prismatic Compass, 82 Strand, London, 19th century, 3 1/2-in. dia. box with rotating or swiveling silvered scale, marked on underside name boss reading as More ...

Star Model 1922 Semi-automatic Pistol

Star Model 1922 Semi-automatic Pistol

Auction:
3033T
Auction:
Sale #3033T - Oct 18, 2017
Lot:
1537
Sold for:
$98$80

Star Model 1922 Semi-automatic Pistol, 20th century, serial number 5998, 9mm caliber, checkered walnut grips, proper roller engraved markings on the slide with Gardia Civil crest, blued frame and More ...

Four Eames-style Bikini Chairs

Four Eames-style Bikini Chairs

Auction:
3049T
Auction:
20th Century Design - Aug 17, 2017
Lot:
1528
Sold for:
$338$275

Four Eames-style Bikini Chairs Metal, faux leather United States, late 20th century Red bikini seat covers on wire frames with Eiffel Tower bases, unmarked, ht. 33, seat ht. 18 in. More ...

Cherry and Tiger Maple Candlestand

Cherry and Tiger Maple Candlestand

Auction:
3022M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 13, 2017
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$369$300

Cherry and Tiger Maple Candlestand, Connecticut, c. 1810, the square top above a delicate turned post and tripod base of shaped legs, old surface, ht. 26 1/4, wd. 15 1/2, dp. 16 in. More ...

Glenn MacNutt (American, 1905-1987)      Sunset at Sea

Glenn MacNutt (American, 1905-1987) Sunset at Sea

Auction:
3019T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 13, 2017
Lot:
1101
Unsold
 

Glenn MacNutt (American, 1905-1987) Sunset at Sea. Signed "Glenn MacNutt ANA" l.l., identified on an exhibition label from Jordan Marsh Company (see below) affixed to the frame backing, and with More ...

Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925)      Monhegan-Burnt Head in Foreground, White Head Beyond

Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925) Monhegan-Burnt Head in Foreground, White Head Beyond

Auction:
3019T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 13, 2017
Lot:
1323
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925) Monhegan-Burnt Head in Foreground, White Head Beyond. Signed "S.P. Rolt Triscott" l.l., numbered and titled "No. 6..." on the back of the frame, More ...

Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925)      Coastal Cliffs, Possibly Monhegan Island

Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925) Coastal Cliffs, Possibly Monhegan Island

Auction:
3001T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 06, 2017
Lot:
1286
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott (American, 1846-1925) Coastal Cliffs, Possibly Monhegan Island. Signed "S.P Rolt Triscott" l.l. Watercolor on paper, sight size 19 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., framed. More ...

Twelve Assorted Bronze Medals

Twelve Assorted Bronze Medals

Auction:
2925T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 08, 2016
Lot:
2766
Sold for:
$123$100

Twelve Assorted Bronze Medals, 20th century, a San Diego bicentennial, a U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps centennial, United States Treasury national historic landmark, 50th anniversary of powered More ...

Simple Theodolite with Prismatic Compass by Schmalcalder's

Simple Theodolite with Prismatic Compass by Schmalcalder's

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
437
Unsold
 

Simple Theodolite with Prismatic Compass by Schmalcalder's, 19th century, London, lacquered brass instrument with a 6-in. scope above the 2 1/2-in. fern-colored paper compass dial, dial has inverted More ...

W & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Compass

W & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Compass

Auction:
2857M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 31, 2015
Lot:
438
Sold for:
$215$175

W & L.E. Gurley Surveyor's Compass, Troy, New York, 4-in. engraved silvered dial with cardinal points and reading as above, outer ring calibrated in four quadrants 0-90, folding sighting vaines, More ...

Blanket Carried by Samuel G. Gilbreth, 1st Company of Massachusetts Sharpshooters

Blanket Carried by Samuel G. Gilbreth, 1st Company of Massachusetts Sharpshooters

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
155
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

Blanket Carried by Samuel G. Gilbreth, 1st Company of Massachusetts Sharpshooters, c. 1861-64, gray and white stripes, with red, white, and blue stripes on each end, with a paper museum tag which More ...

Collection of Civil War Letters and Documents from James C. Duane, Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac

Collection of Civil War Letters and Documents from James C. Duane, Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac

Auction:
2856M
Auction:
Sale #2856M - Oct 30, 2015
Lot:
157
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Collection of Civil War Letters and Documents from James C. Duane, Chief Engineer, Army of the Potomac, c. 1861-65, notes, sketches, some made by scouts and skirmishers with troop positions, general More ...

Engraved Silver-plated Machine Plate

Engraved Silver-plated Machine Plate

Auction:
2858T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 19, 2015
Lot:
1272
Sold for:
$215$175

Engraved Silver-plated Machine Plate, City Point Works, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1867-94, the shaped plate with two attachment lugs on the reverse, boldly engraved "HARRISON LORING, BUILDER,/CITY More ...

Civil War-era Buttons

Civil War-era Buttons

Auction:
2802T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2015
Lot:
1258
Sold for:
$738$600

Civil War-era Buttons, c. mid-19th century, a rubber sharpshooter's button with an eagle I in a central shield; an engineer corps button; two Confederate staff buttons; and two South Carolina More ...