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Navy BU Mark I Ship's Binnacle

Navy BU Mark I Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1481
Sold for:
$861$700

Navy BU Mark I Ship's Binnacle, Elkhart, Indiana, 1942, brass hood with hinged viewing window, side lamp marked "R.C. Murray & Son/Glasgow," 8-in. fully-gimbaled wet-card compass marked as above, More ...

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
272
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Danish Tell-tale Crown Compass, c. 1810, gilded brass frame with applied stars housing the colorless glass dome with gilt inscription reading "Kaperkutter Johanne von Kopenhagen 1810" with an image More ...

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
3147M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 05, 2018
Lot:
287
Sold for:
$3,075$2,500

Unusual Janet Taylor & Co. Ship's Binnacle, London, 19th century, hexagonal pyramid-shaped brass and glass cover enclosing the painted dry card compass with fleur-de-lis representing north and More ...

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items

Auction:
3046T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 07, 2017
Lot:
1435
Sold for:
$277$225

Eight Asian Carved and Turned Wooden Items, 19th/20th century, compass in round wooden case (detached pointer), opium steelyard scale in bamboo case, round reticulated "cricket" box, rectangular 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 ...

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 ...

F.W. Lincoln Jr. & Co. Boxed Compass

F.W. Lincoln Jr. & Co. Boxed Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$461$375

F.W. Lincoln Jr. & Co. Boxed Compass, Boston, 6-in. dia. painted tin compass card with paper name boss in the center, fleur-de-lis representing north, housed in a green-painted wooden bowl, More ...

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$308$250

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass, Minories, London, 19th century, 3 3/4-in. dia. printed paper card with cardinal points in block letters, fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

Four Japanese Compass Instruments

Four Japanese Compass Instruments

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
298
Sold for:
$431$350

Four Japanese Compass Instruments, 19th century, a pewter instrument with compass, hemispherical sundial, clock dial with revolving disc, and signs of zodiac, ink pad, brush, and ruler housed in the 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 ...

Schmalcalder's Patent Prismatic Compass

Schmalcalder's Patent Prismatic Compass

Auction:
3035M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2017
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$615$500

Schmalcalder's Patent Prismatic Compass, no. 82 Strand, London, first quarter 19th century, 2 1/2-in. green floating paper compass card marked as above, folding adjustable prismatic magnifier sight, More ...

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
342
Unsold
 

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass, New York, 19th century, original wooden ship's support and cast brass floral gimbaled bracket, 6-in. dry card compass card marked as above with fleur-de-lis More ...

John Ferguson Lacquered Brass Ship's Binnacle

John Ferguson Lacquered Brass Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
343
Sold for:
$615$500

John Ferguson Lacquered Brass Ship's Binnacle, 19th century, conical body with divided viewing windows, enclosing the 4-in. dry compass card with cardinal points and marked John Ferguson 5 West More ...

Two Boxed Gimbaled Ship's Compasses

Two Boxed Gimbaled Ship's Compasses

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
365
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Boxed Gimbaled Ship's Compasses, Boston and Japan, a Kelvin and White 6-in. wet card compass housed in a mahogany box; and a 5 1/2-in. dry card compass marked Japan-Osaka-Seizoo-Nunotani in the More ...

Charles Hutchinson "Friends Pelorus" Boxed Compass

Charles Hutchinson "Friends Pelorus" Boxed Compass

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$246$200

Charles Hutchinson "Friends Pelorus" Boxed Compass, 152 State Street, Boston, gimbaled 7-in. silvered compass card marked as above with cardinal and ordinal points marked in block letters, two More ...

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
369
Unsold
 

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass, Minories, London, 19th century, 3 3/4-in. dia. printed paper card with cardinal points in block letters, fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

Robert Merrill "Tell Tale" Compass

Robert Merrill "Tell Tale" Compass

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
376
Sold for:
$369$300

Robert Merrill "Tell Tale" Compass, New York, c. 1850, brass case with 5-in. dry card marked in center Robert Merrill New York, and a fleur-de-lis representing north, overall dia. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Paint-decorated Tin "Tell Tale" Compass by James Chapman

Paint-decorated Tin "Tell Tale" Compass by James Chapman

Auction:
3003M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 28, 2017
Lot:
377
Sold for:
$277$225

Paint-decorated Tin "Tell Tale" Compass by James Chapman, St. Catherine's, London, 19th century, tin outer case with traces of floral decoration, white-painted interior, 3 1/2-in. paper compass card More ...

John Ferguson Lacquered Brass Ship's Binnacle

John Ferguson Lacquered Brass Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
973
Unsold
 

John Ferguson Lacquered Brass Ship's Binnacle, 19th century, conical body with divided viewing windows, enclosing the 4-in. dry compass card with cardinal points and marked John Ferguson 5 West More ...

Brass-cased Magnetic Liquid Ship's Compass

Brass-cased Magnetic Liquid Ship's Compass

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
974
Sold for:
$111$90

Brass-cased Magnetic Liquid Ship's Compass, Japan, c. 1957, Seisakusho wet card compass housed in a brass case with a 5-in. viewing window, burner compartment, and handle, metal tag reading in part 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 ...

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2016
Lot:
982A
Unsold
 

Spencer, Browning & Co. Red- and Blue-painted Cased Compass, Minories, London, 19th century, 3 3/4-in. dia. printed paper card with cardinal points in block letters, fleur-de-lis representing north, More ...

Artillery Calipers

Artillery Calipers

Auction:
2946M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 27, 2016
Lot:
325
Sold for:
$25,830$21,000

Artillery Calipers, Anthony Lamb, New York, mid-18th century, constructed of boxwood with iron/steel points and brass hinge pin and washers, marked at the end of one arm "Made by A. Lamb/N. York," More ...

Ship's Compass Binnacle Lamp

Ship's Compass Binnacle Lamp

Auction:
2910M
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 16, 2016
Lot:
688
Sold for:
$154$125

Ship's Compass Binnacle Lamp, brass-cased wet compass card binnacle with single burner and viewing port, mounted to a hardwood base, with ribbed shade, ht. 28 in. More ...

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass

Auction:
2890M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 29, 2016
Lot:
311
Unsold
 

T.S. & J.D. Negus Tell-tale Compass, New York, 19th century, original wooden ship's support and cast brass floral gimbaled bracket, 6-in. dry card compass card marked as above with fleur-de-lis 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 ...

E.S. Ritchie U.S.S. Constellation   Ship's Binnacle

E.S. Ritchie U.S.S. Constellation Ship's Binnacle

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$14,760$12,000

E.S. Ritchie U.S.S. Constellation Ship's Binnacle, U.S. Navy Yard, California, c. 1868, octagonal brass tapered hood with five glass panels, finial ring plate engraved U.S. Navy Yard California, More ...

E.S. Ritchie & Sons Boxed Ship's Compass

E.S. Ritchie & Sons Boxed Ship's Compass

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$984$800

E.S. Ritchie & Sons Boxed Ship's Compass, retailed by T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York, 7-in. gimbaled wet card compass with bezel reading E.S. Ritchie 80474 Boston, and center marked with retailer, More ...

Robert Merrill Gimbaled Compass

Robert Merrill Gimbaled Compass

Auction:
2804M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 25, 2015
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$431$350

Robert Merrill Gimbaled Compass, New York, 19th century, 6 1/2-in. dry card compass with cardinal points, fleur-de-lis representing north, and marked Robert Merrill New York, with brass gimbal More ...

Gimbaled Brass 4-inch Compass

Gimbaled Brass 4-inch Compass

Auction:
2802T
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 21, 2015
Lot:
1132
Sold for:
$308$250

Gimbaled Brass 4-inch Compass, Star, Boston, no. 33421, dry compass card with cardinal and intercardinal points, and 0-360 azimuth scale, mounted in a finger-jointed mahogany box with a painting of More ...