Fine Instruments of Science, Technology, and engineered models

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Datum der Auktion: 25.09.2019

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A LARGE FORMAT REPRODUCING PLATE CAMERA,

A LARGE FORMAT REPRODUCING PLATE CAMERA, English, mid 20th century, with 21in Wray Lustrar lens, mahogany body and black canvas bellows on mahogany floor standing platform with rack and pinion focusing, 67in (170cm) long Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove. Please note

Los #: 2Y

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A rare mechanical cipher machine or volvelle,

A rare mechanical cipher machine or volvelle, English, circa 1800, the red morocco leather covered case hinged to open to a silvered metal circle with fixed band at the circumference engraved with letters of the alphabet and common use short words, and revolving inner disc operated by a handle at

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A fine Ottico Meccanica Italiana Crytogrpah-CR Cipher Machine,

A fine Ottico Meccanica Italiana Crytogrpah-CR Cipher Machine, Italian, late 1950's, the green hammerite casing with twenty seven button keyboard at the front and hinged cover opening to a set of electromechanical cypher wheels with twenty six contacts at either side, an entry disc and a reflector

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 40.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A very rare Siemens & Halske electro-mechanical cipher machine T-43...

A very rare Siemens & Halske electro-mechanical cipher machine T-43, German, circa 1944, the working example Schlüsselfernschreibmaschine with keyboard and perforated paper tape feed mounted alongside, the mechanism in black painted metal case with hinged lid and glass cover and electrical power

Los #: 9TP

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A rare M-130 Koralle meteorological cipher machine,

A rare M-130 Koralle meteorological cipher machine, Russian, late 1950's, No. 4013, the black painted metal casing with keyboard at the front for numbers 0-9 and the letter "X" a minus sign and return key, paper tape feed above and underneath the cover to the front is mounted the crypto unit with

Los #: 10TP

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Hagelin HC-570 Desktop Electronic Cipher machine,

A Hagelin HC-570 Desktop Electronic Cipher machine, Swiss, circa 1980, input is either via the alphanumerical keyboard at the front or the integrated paper tape, output is by a display panel mounted above the keyboard, the built-in printer, paper tape puncher or directly to the line, in fitted

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A J & W Cary 12-inch celestial globe on stand,

A J & W Cary 12-inch celestial globe on stand, English, published 1800, the sphere mounted in brass meridian within horizon ring applied with compass points, degree, calendar and zodiac sign scales raised on four turned mahogany legs and with cartouche printed CARY'S NEW CELESTIAL GLOBE ON WHICH are

Los #: 22Y

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Dr Hooper silver pocket terrestrial globe,

A Dr Hooper silver pocket terrestrial globe, English, engraved in a cartouche DR HOOPER MASTR OF THIS GLOBE, two hemispheres with single hinge and button catch, engraved with map of the world and showing California as a peninsular and Tasmania as a peninsular, in unassociated conical fishskin case

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Dean White Ptolemaic brass armillary sphere,

A Dean White Ptolemaic brass armillary sphere, English, modern, signed Dean R. White fecit Bampton Devonia, 2008, No.8, the primary sphere of 7in (17.5cm) diameter comprising eight brass rings, two meridians and five parallel rings representing the polar circles, the tropics and the equator, and a

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A WATCHMAKER'S LATHE,

A WATCHMAKER'S LATHE, English, mid 19th century, 19th century, the geared mechanism in brass and steel with turned ebony handles, 19in (48cm) long Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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An electrostatic generator,

An electrostatic generator, probably Dutch, early 19th century, with single revolving glass disc, split friction cushion mounted on glass rod insulator, brass fittings and brass and ebony winding handle, on shaped fruit wood base, 26in x 25in (66cm x 64cm

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A JOSEPH WHITWORTH AND CO BRASS AND STEEL BENCH MICROMETER,

A JOSEPH WHITWORTH AND CO BRASS AND STEEL BENCH MICROMETER, English, third quarter of the 19th century, signed Sir Joseph Whitworth and Co Limited Manchester, on iron bed plate with worm screw adjustment operated by cast brass wheel at either end, 27in (69cm) long Fußnoten Sir Joseph Whitworth, 1st

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Gaiffe's Bipolar Resonator,

A Gaiffe's Bipolar Resonator, French, late 19th century, with plaque lettered Appareil D'induction Volter Faradique A.Gaiffe a Paris... with large coil supported on two glass insulators with brass and wire coil surround on adjustable mahogany base, complete with two Leyden jars and spark gaps, 19in

Los #: 30Y

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A set of fourteen wood and metal geometrical models for demonstrating...

A set of fourteen wood and metal geometrical models for demonstrating relation between dimension and capacity, Japanese, third quarter of the 20th century, with plaque lettered Maris Maekawa Factory Osaka Tokyo, the pine case fitted with compartments housing boxes containing wood and metal geometric

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A CAPTAIN'S DECK-HEAD COMPASS, NO.2555,

A CAPTAIN'S DECK-HEAD COMPASS, NO.2555, with glazed upper and lower faces, card legible from underneath only, gimbal frame with trunnion rollers, 12in (30.5cm) diameter Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A glass and brass demonstrational pump,

A glass and brass demonstrational pump, 19th century, with painted metal rectangular water reservoir mounted with twin glass cylinders (damaged) operated by brass double handled yoke above, 10in (25.5cm) wide

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Baird & Tatlock laboratory reflector,

A Baird & Tatlock laboratory reflector, English, early 20th century, the copper plated concave reflector mounted on cast iron stand, 19in (49cm) diameter

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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An unusually small brass circumferentor,

An unusually small brass circumferentor, English, Late 18th century, complete with four folding sights in fitted fishskin case, together with a W&S Jones brass circular protractor in mahogany case, and a brass cross-head in wooden case, the circumferentor 6 1/2in (16.5cm) long, (3

Los #: 36Y

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A large pond yacht,

A large pond yacht, English, late 19th century, the gaff-rigged model with single mast and dark red sails, pinned and planked wooden hull 64in (163cm) long

Los #: 44TP

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A small pond yacht,

A small pond yacht, English, 20th century, with single main mast, linen sails and black and white painted wooden hull, 29in (64cm) long

Los #: 46TP

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A large topsail schooner pond yacht,

A large topsail schooner pond yacht, English, 19th century, with twin masts, set of sails (distressed) and painted and planked wood hull, 64in (163cm) long

Los #: 47TP

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A model of a torpedo boat destroyer,

A model of a torpedo boat destroyer, English, circa 1905, a scratch-built model using fittings, engine and parts as supplied by Stevens Model Dockyard, with twin electric motors, guns and ship's wheel in silvered metal under grey paint, in original pine case, the hull 53in (135cm) long Fußnoten This

Los #: 48TP

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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An alloy model of a dirigible,

An alloy model of a dirigible, early 20th century, the shaped alloy balloon with simple twin cylinder motor, a selection of wooden propellers, in case 24in (61cm) long

Los #: 49

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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AN L. GUGUMUS HAND-CRANKED HARGVILLE FIRE PUMP,

AN L. GUGUMUS HAND-CRANKED HARGVILLE FIRE PUMP, 1903, makers plaque lettered L GUGUMUS Constructeur & Mecanicien,...Nancy, with wooden-spoked and iron-tyred wheels, wooden frame and painted metal water reservoir with twin cylinders, pump and wrought iron operating lever with handles, the base 65in

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A PORTABLE PETROL DRIVEN PUMP BY SURESNES,

A PORTABLE PETROL DRIVEN PUMP BY SURESNES, circa 1930, the 1.5 HP type K2 vertical, water-cooled, petrol-engine pump by Bernard Paris Suresnes bears No. 246172. The unit incorporates the engine with fuel and ignition controls and gear engaging lever for the centrifugal direct drive pump. The chassis

Los #: 51

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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AN EARLY PORTABLE HYDRAULIC PUMP BY BRAMAH,

AN EARLY PORTABLE HYDRAULIC PUMP BY BRAMAH, circa 1820, a cast circular reservoir supports the main pump. The handle acts on a piston rod, guided by a forged frame with arched top. There is a Salter safety valve with a return to the reservoir. Cast iron trolley with steerable cast wheels, finished

Los #: 52

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A SINGLE CYLINDER INVERTED VERTICAL WORKSHOP ENGINE,

A SINGLE CYLINDER INVERTED VERTICAL WORKSHOP ENGINE, built by E S Hindley and Sons Makers, Bourton, Dorset, England, circa 1890, the cylinder is 4in bore x 6in stroke, has draincock holes, steel cladding, an inlet manifold and a 3/4in Pickering governor, driven from a pulley wheel on the crankshaft

Los #: 53

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A WORLD WAR II MERRYWEATHER MANUAL STEAM FIRE ENGINE,

A WORLD WAR II MERRYWEATHER MANUAL STEAM FIRE ENGINE, built in 1944, WD Number W1/WA/2190, the B-type boiler is fitted with pressure and water gauge, safety and blower valves, MW2 lifting injector steam and clack valves, water level test cocks and feed pump clack valve. The single cylinder engine

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A VERTICAL SINGLE CYLINDER BOILER FEED PUMP

A VERTICAL SINGLE CYLINDER BOILER FEED PUMP built by G & J Weir Ltd, Cathcart, Glasgow, circa 1956, complete with all normal cocks including main stop valve. Finished in green and Shell "ensis", height 65in (166.4cm) width 21in (53.4cm) Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A WOODEN CUT-AWAY DEMONSTRATION MODEL OF A SINGLE CYLINDER A-FRAME...

A WOODEN CUT-AWAY DEMONSTRATION MODEL OF A SINGLE CYLINDER A-FRAME CONDENSING BEAM ENGINE, built by E. Jekyll Esq, late Grenadier Guards, mid-19th century, the cylinder mounted on the cooling water tanked base with simulated water level, working eccentric-driven D slide valve and governor butterfly

Los #: 56TP Y

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019