Fine Clocks, Barometers and Scientific Instruments

Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
SW1Y 5LU London
Großbritannien und Nordirland

Datum der Auktion: 20.02.2019

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A late Victorian 12 inch library table globe

A late Victorian 12 inch library table globe, Malbys published by George Philip and Son, London 1898. The sphere applied with twelve coloured printed gores incorporating trade label MALBYS, TERRESTRIAL GLOBE, Completed from the latest, & MOST AUTHENTIC SOURCES, including all the recent, Geographical

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A German ebony brass and card universal equinoctial sundial

A German ebony brass and card universal equinoctial sundial, made for George Philip & Son, London and Liverpool, early 20th century. For latitudes 0-76 degrees North with brass ring segment resting within a groove cut into an arc applied with paper latitude scale calibrated in degrees with every ten

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George III lacquered brass 3-inch refracting telescope

A George III lacquered brass 3-inch refracting telescope, Ramsden, London, circa 1790 The 42 inch tube with rack and pinion focus adjustment and telescopic eyepiece assembly threaded into the tube end piece engraved RAMSDEN LONDON to circumference, mounted via substantial twin scroll-pierced pivoted

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A Victorian lacquered brass 2.75-inch refracting telescope

A Victorian lacquered brass 2.75-inch refracting telescope, the stand signed for Grubb, Dublin, circa 1890. The 37.5 inch tube with rack and pinion focus adjustment and telescopic eyepiece assembly, mounted via twin brass screws onto a counterweighted cast iron universally pivoted polar rotating

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A Victorian lacquered brass 2.75-inch refracting telescope

A Victorian lacquered brass 2.75-inch refracting telescope, unsigned, second half of the 19th century The 37.5 inch tube with rack and pinion focus adjustment, mounted via universal joint onto a brass column turned upright over three hinged black japanned cabriole supports, in original fitted

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A Cary/Gould-type lacquered brass portable compound microscope

A Cary/Gould-type lacquered brass portable compound microscope, unsigned, circa 1840 The part-tapered tube screw-fitting at the objective end into a threaded collar positioned at the top of a square section upright cut with teeth for the rack and pinion up/down adjustment of the stage, the platform

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A Cary/Gould-type lacquered brass portable compound microscope

A Cary/Gould-type lacquered brass portable compound microscope, Cary, London, circa 1825. The part-tapered tube screw-fitting at the objective end into a threaded collar positioned at the top of a square section upright cut with teeth for the rack and pinion up/down adjustment of the stage and

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A lacquered brass Withering type botanical microscope

A lacquered brass Withering type botanical microscope, unsigned, 19th century With objective lens mounted via twin turned uprights above an up/down adjustable circular stage with threaded central aperture carrying a condenser lends and drilled to take specimen forceps to circumference, on conforming

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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An English lacquered brass and ivory W. and S. Jones pattern portable...

An English lacquered brass and ivory W. and S. Jones pattern portable compass microscope, unsigned, circa 1800 With turned ivory handle and opposing lens folding onto frame cut with sprung slot to take specimen slider, 9cm (3.5ins approx.) long open; 7cm (2.75ins) long closed, in original leather

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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An English lacquered brass portable aquatic microscope

An English lacquered brass portable aquatic microscope, unsigned, second quarter of the 19th century With square section post fitted with lens above friction sliding up/down adjustable stage with ivory slip insert and tool post holes to rim, with pivoted mirror beneath and mounted via a sliding

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A German oxidised brass portable field microscope

A German oxidised brass portable field microscope, attributed to Spindler and Hoyer, Gottingen, circa 1925. With chrome or rhodium plated tube fitted with eyepiece and a choice of three stacked objective lenses friction sliding within a collar incorporating a flange with threaded circumference and

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A group of small optical instruments

A group of small optical instruments, various makers, mainly early to mid 20th century. To include a lacquered brass spinthariscope with threaded lens section enclosing specimen holder adjusted via a knurled screw protruding through the base rim and inscribed SPINTHARISCOPE, W. CROOKES, 1903, 4cm

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A mahogany brass and glass Wimshurst electrostatic generating machine

A mahogany brass and glass Wimshurst electrostatic generating machine, unsigned, early 20th century The twin contra-rotating glass discs applied with foil lozenges centred with silvered metal buttons at regular intervals pivoted between two wooden uprights also supporting a pair of brass

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A Curta type I mechanical calculator

A Curta type I mechanical calculator, Contina Limited, Mauren, Liechtenstein, 1964 The circular top with cranked operating handle, clearing lever and moveable decimal markers within outer silver and black bordered numeral apertures with the former being the quotient dial and the latter being the

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George IV brass pantograph

A George IV brass pantograph, Cary, London, circa 1825 The pivoted frame with circular dark green silk covered anchor-weight fitted to an adjustable slider against engraved ratio scale to one arm opposing fixed pencil holder to the other, the centre with subsidiary pivoted armature with further

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A fine Victorian rosewood magazine of draughtsman’s drawing instruments

A fine Victorian rosewood magazine of draughtsmans drawing instruments, J. and W.E. Archbutt, London, late 19th century The interior with moire silk lined padded lid inscribed in gilt W.&J.E. ARCHBUTT, 201, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD, LAMBETH over lined lift-out fitted top tray containing a

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A substantial late Victorian oak magazine of draughtsman’s drawing...

A substantial late Victorian oak magazine of draughtsmans drawing instruments, W.F. Stanley, London, circa 1890 The interior with moire silk padded lining to lid inscribed in gilt W.F. STANLEY, GREAT TURNSTILE STREET, HOLBORN, LONDON W.C., & RAILWAY TERMINUS, LONDON BRIDGE beneath TO H.M. GOVERNMENT

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A late Victorian rosewood magazine of draughtsman’s drawing instruments

A late Victorian rosewood magazine of draughtsmans drawing instruments, Stanley, London, late 19th century The interior with cobalt blue velvet padded lining to lid over lined lift-out fitted top tray containing a selection of nickel plated brass instruments and ivory handled pens including beam

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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An Edwardian/George V oak magazine of draughtsman’s drawing instruments

An Edwardian/George V oak magazine of draughtsmans drawing instruments, Stanley, London, early 20th century The interior with moire silk padded lining to lid inscribed in gilt STANLEY, GREAT TURNSTILE, HOLBORN LONDON beneath TO H.M. GOVERNMENT over lined lift-out fitted top tray containing a

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A late Victorian oak magazine of draughtsman’s drawing instruments

A late Victorian oak magazine of draughtsmans drawing instruments, W.F. Stanley, London, circa 1890 The interior with moire silk padded lining to lid inscribed in gilt W.F. STANLEY, GREAT TURNSTILE STREET, HOLBORN, LONDON W.C., & RAILWAY TERMINUS, LONDON BRIDGE beneath TO H.M. GOVERNMENT over lined

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A Victorian mahogany cased set of drawing instruments

A Victorian mahogany cased set of drawing instruments, Elliott, London, mid 19th century The interior with maroon velvet lined lid over fitted lift-out tray containing a selection of nickel plated brass instruments and an ivory handled pen inscribed ELLIOTT, the lower compartment containing an ivory

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A walnut cased set of drawing instruments

A walnut cased set of drawing instruments, signed for Grayson, mid 19th century The interior with green moire silk lid applied with ivory parallel ruler with brass pivot linkages and ivory ruler engraved with mathematical plotting and protractor scales inscribed GRAYSON 1 DNNER ST. over lined fitted

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George III shagreen cased set of drawing instruments

A George III shagreen cased set of drawing instruments, unsigned, late 18th century The interior with dark blue velvet flap lid to lid enclosing ivory parallel ruler with brass pivot linkages and ivory ruler engraved with mathematical scales, over lined fitted tray containing a selection of brass

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments

A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments, Nairne and Blunt, London, late 18th century The tapered case with hinged lid enclosing fitted interior containing an ivory parallel ruler with brass pivot linkages, an ivory ruler engraved with mathematical scales, a brass protractor with decorative

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 250 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments

A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments, J. Bleuler, London, circa 1800 The tapered case with hinged lid enclosing fitted interior containing an ivory ruler engraved with mathematical scales and a selection of brass compasses and other instruments, the inside of the lid applied with trade

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments

A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments, unsigned, circa 1800. The tapered case with hinged lid enclosing fitted interior containing an ivory sector and ruler engraved with mathematical scales, a brass protractor and a selection of brass compasses and other instruments, the exterior with

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments

A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments, unsigned, circa 1800. The tapered case with hinged lid enclosing fitted interior containing an ivory sector and parallel ruler with pieced brass pivot linkages, a brass protractor and a selection of brass compasses and other instruments, the

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A William IV shagreen etui of drawing instruments

A William IV shagreen etui of drawing instruments, J. Livings, London, circa 1835 The tapered case with hinged lid enclosing fitted interior containing an ivory ruler engraved with mathematical scales and a selection of brass compasses and other instruments, the inside of the lid applied with trade

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments

A George III shagreen etui of drawing instruments, unsigned, circa 1800 The tapered case with hinged lid enclosing fitted interior containing boxwood ruler engraved with mathematical scales and a selection of brass compasses and other instruments, the exterior with brass button clasp to front

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 20.02.2019

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A French cased set of drawing instruments

A French cased set of drawing instruments, the case inscribed for Charles Recordon, 1847 The velvet-lined interior with ivory parallel ruler with brass straight-edge and protractor to inside of lid over lined fitted tray containing a selection of brass instruments and one bone handled pens, the

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 20.02.2019