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Three Illinois Watch Co. Open-face Watches

Three Illinois Watch Co. Open-face Watches

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$615$500

Three Illinois Watch Co. Open-face Watches, 18 size 21-jewel "A. Lincoln" with sunk center arabic numeral dial, serial no. 2117629, a 16 size 23-jewel "Sangamo Special," serial no. 3353143, and a 16 More ...

Four American Gold Watches

Four American Gold Watches

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
28A
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Four American Gold Watches, 14kt gold open-face 17-jewel E. Howard & Co. no. 1138062; a 14kt gold open-face 15-jewel Elgin no. 19868645; a 14kt gold fully decorated hunter-case Elgin; and a 14kt More ...

Illinois "Bunn Special" Open-face Watch

Illinois "Bunn Special" Open-face Watch

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$584$475

Illinois "Bunn Special" Open-face Watch, serial no. 1524665, arabic numeral sunk-center and seconds dial, blued-steel hands and marked "Illinois Watch Co.," stem-wind, lever-set, 24-jewel movement, More ...

Illinois Watch Co. Sixty-hour Bunn Special

Illinois Watch Co. Sixty-hour Bunn Special

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$584$475

Illinois Watch Co. Sixty-hour Bunn Special, serial no. 5421059, white arabic numeral dial marked "23 Jewel/60 Hour," blued-steel hands, damascened plates marked in part "Sixty-hour/Motor Barrel/23 More ...

Longines and Wittnauer Manual-wind Wristwatches

Longines and Wittnauer Manual-wind Wristwatches

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
63
Sold for:
$246$200

Longines and Wittnauer Manual-wind Wristwatches, c. 1920 Longines sterling silver trench watch with silvered dial, luminous cathedral hands, and arabic numerals, onion crown, 7-jewel manual-wind More ...

Hamilton Watch Co. and Illinois Watch Co. Wristwatch Movements

Hamilton Watch Co. and Illinois Watch Co. Wristwatch Movements

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

Hamilton Watch Co. and Illinois Watch Co. Wristwatch Movements, from the John F. Gelson archives. More ...

W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit

W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
345
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

W. & L.E. Gurley No. 47 Surveyor's Solar Transit, Troy, New York, c. 1912, 5 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial reading "W.& L. E. Gurley, Troy, N.Y./11576," with dual vernier windows, "A"-frame More ...

Two Zenith Vacuum Tube Repairman's Cases

Two Zenith Vacuum Tube Repairman's Cases

Auction:
3230M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Apr 12, 2019
Lot:
435
Sold for:
$123$100

Two Zenith Vacuum Tube Repairman's Cases, variety of manufacturers and sizes. More ...

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$492$400

Pen and Ink and Watercolor Calligraphic Penmanship Award, Illinois, c. 1858, a pair of facing calligraphic doves above "This Premium/Awarded to/C.C. Keith/for best/Specimen of/Penmanship/Exhibited More ...

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868)      Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$231,000$190,000

Sheldon Peck (Illinois/Vermont, 1797-1868) Portrait of John Newcomb Knapp (1826-1893) of Victory, New York Unsigned, the subject identified in typed notes on the reverse. Oil on canvas laid More ...

J.A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      Portrait of a Boy and Girl in a Landscape

J.A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of a Boy and Girl in a Landscape

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

J.A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of a Boy and Girl in a Landscape Unsigned. Watercolor on paper, 10 x 11 1/4 in., in a molded black-stained frame. Condition: Toned, More ...

Yellow-painted Carnival Wheel of Fortune

Yellow-painted Carnival Wheel of Fortune

Auction:
3222B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Mar 02, 2019
Lot:
378
Sold for:
$277$225

Yellow-painted Carnival Wheel of Fortune, H.C. Evans & Co., Chicago, Illinois, mid-20th century, the wheel with red and black decoration, numbered 1 to 15, and with printed label, dia. 24 1/4 in. More ...

Six Illinois 16 Size Watch Movements

Six Illinois 16 Size Watch Movements

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1424
Sold for:
$172$140

Six Illinois 16 Size Watch Movements, 17-jewel movements with damascened plates, including an "Illinois Central," a "Sterling," one marked "706," and four with porcelain dials. Provenance: John More ...

Four Illinois "A. Lincoln" Watch Movements

Four Illinois "A. Lincoln" Watch Movements

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1425
Sold for:
$677$550

Four Illinois "A. Lincoln" Watch Movements, a 16 size 21-jewel movement with porcelain dial, and two 21-jewel size 12 movements and dials, and a size 12 19-jewel movement. Provenance: John F. More ...

Seventeen Illinois 12 and 13 Size Watch Movements

Seventeen Illinois 12 and 13 Size Watch Movements

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1426
Sold for:
$431$350

Seventeen Illinois 12 and 13 Size Watch Movements, a 23-jewel double-barrel movement, four 21-jewel movements including "Santa Fe Special" and "Sterling," a 19-jewel movement, nine 17-jewel More ...

Twelve 16 and 18 Size Illinois Watch Movements and Dials

Twelve 16 and 18 Size Illinois Watch Movements and Dials

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1427
Sold for:
$677$550

Twelve 16 and 18 Size Illinois Watch Movements and Dials, two "Bunn" model "2" lever-set movements and dials, two model "4" 18 size pendant-set movements, a key-wind movement and dial marked on More ...

Twelve Various Illinois Movements

Twelve Various Illinois Movements

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1430
Sold for:
$861$700

Twelve Various Illinois Movements, a "Sangamo" 21-jewel Double Roller movement; two 18 size key-wind movements and dials, one marked on plate "M.P. Jenks"; six 16 size movements; and others. More ...

Twenty-nine American Watch Movements

Twenty-nine American Watch Movements

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1432
Sold for:
$861$700

Twenty-nine American Watch Movements, various makers and sizes, including Illinois, Hamilton, and Waltham, some with dials. Provenance: John F. Gelson. Clocks, Watches & Scientific More ...

Eight Illinois Men's and Women's Manual-wind Wristwatch Movements and Dials

Eight Illinois Men's and Women's Manual-wind Wristwatch Movements and Dials

Auction:
3205T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2019
Lot:
1466A
Sold for:
$338$275

Eight Illinois Men's and Women's Manual-wind Wristwatch Movements and Dials, all with factory tin case marked "Made in Switzerland." Provenance: John F. Gelson. Clocks, Watches & Scientific More ...

Philip Shelton Sears (American, 1867-1953)      Stepping Stones

Philip Shelton Sears (American, 1867-1953) Stepping Stones

Auction:
3203B
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Jan 25, 2019
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

Philip Shelton Sears (American, 1867-1953) Stepping Stones Incised signature and date "P.S. Sears Sc. 1923" on the base, stamped "GORHAM CO FOUNDERS/QFVS/#10" on the edge of the base, More ...

Joseph F. Booton (American, 20th Century)      Architectural Watercolor Rendering

Joseph F. Booton (American, 20th Century) Architectural Watercolor Rendering

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1119
Unsold
 

Joseph F. Booton (American, 20th Century) Architectural Watercolor Rendering, "Apartment Building For Miss Valborg Nyden at 922-28 Judson Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, John A. Nyden & Co. More ...

William Spratling Sterling Silver Pitcher

William Spratling Sterling Silver Pitcher

Auction:
3195B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Jan 12, 2019
Lot:
150
Sold for:
$984$800

William Spratling Sterling Silver Pitcher, Mexico, mid to late 20th century, with a wood handle and beaded accent to lower handle joint, ht. 6 5/8 in., approx. 20.2 troy oz. More ...

Jefferson Reverse-painted Scenic Glass Shade on Base

Jefferson Reverse-painted Scenic Glass Shade on Base

Auction:
3192B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Dec 14, 2018
Lot:
28
Sold for:
$1,107$900

Jefferson Reverse-painted Scenic Glass Shade on Base, Chicago, Illinois, early 20th century, conical shade with land and waterscape, signed "1375 Jefferson," ht. 7 5/8, dia. 18; patinated ceramic More ...

Karl Kipp Wrought Copper Dipper

Karl Kipp Wrought Copper Dipper

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1132
Sold for:
$62$50

Karl Kipp Wrought Copper Dipper, East Aurora, New York, early 20th century, stamped on base "Karl Kipp/Hand Wrought/East Aurora, N.Y.," ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 April 1825.

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 April 1825.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$369$300

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Document Signed, 15 April 1825. Engraved parchment General Land Office grant fulfilled by hand, registering William Carpenter of Sangamon County Illinois's purchase of More ...

Von Braun, Wernher (1912-1977) Two Titles.

Von Braun, Wernher (1912-1977) Two Titles.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
278
Sold for:
$308$250

Von Braun, Wernher (1912-1977) Two Titles. The Mars Project, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1933, quarto, publisher's gray paper boards and original dust jacket, 9 x 6 3/4 in.; [and] First More ...

Midwestern States, Nine General Land Office State and Territory Maps.

Midwestern States, Nine General Land Office State and Territory Maps.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
344
Sold for:
$277$225

Midwestern States, Nine General Land Office State and Territory Maps. New York: Julius Bien, 1878-1879. Large-format chromolithographic maps prepared for the Department of the Interior General Land More ...

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      George R. Bishop June 1st, 1818

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) George R. Bishop June 1st, 1818

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
123
Unsold
 

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) George R. Bishop June 1st, 1818 Unsigned, identified in the composition. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in., in a gilt frame. More ...

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Susanna Brown

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Susanna Brown

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$431$350

Watercolor Mourning Picture for Susanna Brown, probably Berlin, Massachusetts, c. 1820, central urn on a plinth with mourning inscription, flanked by two women in light blue gowns and a willow tree, More ...

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855)      Portrait of George B. Sisson of Warren, Rhode Island

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of George B. Sisson of Warren, Rhode Island

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
158
Unsold
 

Jane A. Davis (Connecticut/Rhode Island, 1821-1855) Portrait of George B. Sisson of Warren, Rhode Island Unsigned. Watercolor and pencil on paper, 5 x 3 3/4 in., in a molded and grain-painted More ...