Fine Instruments of Science, Technology, and engineered models

Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge

Datum der Auktion: 25.09.2019

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A Leica IIIf outfit,

A Leica IIIf outfit, 1952-53, camera no. 648721, chrome, red dial with Hektor 2.8cm f/6.3 lens, Summitar 5cm f/2 lens no. 623633, Hektor 13.5 cm f/4.5 lens no.1083158, Elmar 9cm f/4 lens no. 874390, Summaron 3.5cm f/3.5 lens no. 887061, synchronised flash unit, filters and accessories in fitted

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 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 collection of magic lantern slides,

A collection of magic lantern slides, English, third quarter of the 19th century, including a rare zoetrope-type mechanical slide, eight rotating astronomical slides, a kaleidoscope slide and twenty three hand painted slipping and other slides, all in wooden frames, (Qty

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Dr Brewster's Patent Kaleidoscope,

A Dr Brewster's Patent Kaleidoscope, English, mid 19th century, engraved with royal coat of arms and signed DR BREWSTER'S PATENT NO.8, probably made by R. B. Bate, the conical brass body tube with revolving frosted glass objective, supported in a collar above brass column and folding tripod base

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Curta Type 1 Calculator,

A Curta Type 1 Calculator, Liechtenstein 1948-72, no. 69830, the stepped gear type of pocket calculator in original drum carrying case, 4¼in (11cm) high

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

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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An ETCRRM-II on-line mixing cipher machine,

An ETCRRM-II on-line mixing cipher machine, Norwegian, 1950's, No. 39854 made by Standard Telefon og Kabelfabrik, Oslo, the grey painted metal casing with controls and switches mounted at the front and side aperture for paper spool holder, 19in x 9in x 14¾in (48.5cm x 23cm x 37.5cm) Fußnoten ETCRRM

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

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 Telecrypto 53 electromechanical wheel-based cipher machine,

A Telecrypto 53 electromechanical wheel-based cipher machine, Swiss, circa 1955, No. 075, the painted metal case with carrying handles at the sides and front cover opening to control panel and connection points, the top section containing the cipher wheels concealed behind a panel and visible

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Rare Swiss K 3-rotor Enigma Enciphering machine manufactured for the...

A Rare Swiss K 3-rotor Enigma Enciphering machine manufactured for the Swiss Government, Berlin, Heimsoeth and Rinke, delivered 1938-40, a pre-war/early war Enigma machine, with serial number K784, manufactured for the Swiss Government. In original oak box with leather handle, rotors I, II, and III

Los #: 12*

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

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 rare Nachet et Fils brass binocular compound microscope,

A rare Nachet et Fils brass binocular compound microscope, French, circa 1860, signed NACHET ET FILS a Paris 16 Rue Serpente, with lead-filled base, plano/concave reflector, mechanical circular stage, adjustment to the eyepieces via a Hooke joint and pair of knurled knobs, focusing by rack and

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Jules Duboscq brass colorimeter,

A Jules Duboscq brass colorimeter, French, late 19th century, signed Mon. Jules Duboscq Ph.Pallin Paris, with shaped brass frame, prism housing surmounted by eyepiece, two faceted glass columns with duel adjustment by rack and pinion on a 120mm engraved scale, on cast iron base with adjustable

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Utzschneider and Fraunhofner 3 1/4-inch refracting telescope on stand,

A Utzschneider and Fraunhofner 3 1/4-inch refracting telescope on stand, Munich, circa 1825, Utzschneider und Fraunhofner Munchen, the tube with star-finder mounted in parallel, focusing to the eyepiece by rack and pinion, supported by a bracket and strut above brass column and tripod base, length

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A pair of Carl Zeiss high powered binoculars,

A pair of Carl Zeiss high powered binoculars, German, circa 1940, stamped Carl Zeiss Jena D.F.12,20, 40x80, with rexone covered tubes, 8cm diameter objectives, triple rotating oculars for 12,20 and 40 magnification, on tripod mount with 100 degree altitude scale, 22in (56cm) long

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A part brass compound monocular microscope,

A part brass compound monocular microscope, Continental, late 18th century, the walnut veneered case with lift-off top section to simple microscope with rack and pinion coarse focusing and milled screw fine adjustment, rectangular stage with condenser adjacent and plano/concave reflector below, on

Los #: 18Y Ф

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A J & W Cary 3-inch pocket globe,

A J & W Cary 3-inch pocket globe, English, published 1791, the sphere applied with printed and coloured gores and cartouche printed CARY'S Pocket GLOBE agreeable to the latest DISCOVERIES LONON Pubd. by J & W Cary Strand Apr 1 1791, in fish-skin covered case with the internal hemisphere printed with

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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

A J & W Cary 12-inch terrestrial globe on stand, English, published 1812, the sphere mounted in a brass meridian within horizon ring applied with compass points, degree, calendar and zodiac sign scales raised on four brackets above mahogany tripod base with stretcher and compass below and with

Los #: 20Y

Schätzpreis: 3.500 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A William Bardin & Gabriel Wright 9-inch terrestrial globe on stand,

A William Bardin & Gabriel Wright 9-inch terrestrial globe on stand, English, published 1783, after Mr James Ferguson, F.R.S, the sphere mounted in a brass meridian within horizon ring applied with compass points, degree, calendar and zodiac sign scales raised on four turned mahogany legs with

Los #: 21Y

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

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 9-inch terrestrial globe on stand,

A 9-inch terrestrial globe on stand, English, published 1851, the sphere with printed and coloured map mounted in iron meridian ring within horizon ring applied with zodiac, calendar and degree scales, raised on three fluted mahogany columns with stretcher, the cartouche printed A NEW TERRESTIAL

Los #: 23Y

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A 3-inch Newton's pocket globe,

A 3-inch Newton's pocket globe, English, published 1817, the terrestrial globe with cartouche printed NEWTONS New & Improved Terrestrial Pocket Globe No. 66 Chancery Lane London and with printed and coloured gores, mounted in fish-skin covered case with hand-coloured print of the celestial sphere

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

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