Fine Instruments of Science, Technology, and engineered models

Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge

Datum der Auktion: 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 William Collier circular brass protractor,

A William Collier circular brass protractor, English, circa 1740, signed Wm. Collier LONDON, engraved with double degree scale, index arm with leaf and scroll decoration and with vernier scale, 6in (15cm) diameter Fußnoten William Collier was apprentice to Thomas Tuttell in 1699 and worked from

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Charles Bloud-type ivory magnetic azimuth dial, Dieppe, circa 1660,

A Charles Bloud-type ivory magnetic azimuth dial, Dieppe, circa 1660, the upper outer face with pin gnomon dial with hour scale divided to 30 minutes, inner upper face with white metal lunar volvelle within hour scales, lower inner face with elliptical hour scale, printed compass rose with table of

Los #: 38Y Ф

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A silver Butterfield dial,

A silver Butterfield dial, French, early 18th century, signed Butterfield, Paris, mid-18th century, the octagonal dial engraved with four hour scales and mounted with hinged gnomon with bird pointer, inset with magnetic compass with engraved rose, the reverse engraved with twenty five European

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Meiser & Mertig Franklin child's electric experiment box,

A Meiser & Mertig Franklin child's electric experiment box, German, circa 1890, the wooden box with lithographed trade label applied to the lid opening to a variety or electrostatic apparatus including a Winter-type electrostatic generator with glass disc, a Leyden jar, bells, a swing with seated

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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An Andreas Vogler brass universal equinoctial dial,

An Andreas Vogler brass universal equinoctial dial, Augsburg, late 18th century, signed And. Vogler, with shaped hour ring and hinged gnomon, latitude arc and plumb-bob in frame, square base inset with magnetic compass and base engraved with six cities and their latitudes, in fitted mahogany case

Los #: 41Y

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A Jean Nourry silver and gilt brass horizontal dial,

A Jean Nourry silver and gilt brass horizontal dial, Lyon, France, circa 1780, boldly signed NOURRY A LYON, the octagonal dial with inset compass well, engraved with Roman numeral hour scale and mounted with gilt brass gnomon engraved with leafy scrolls, the base with gilt brass compass well and

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A GLENFIELD AND KENNEDY LTD RECORDING WATER FLOW METER,

A GLENFIELD AND KENNEDY LTD RECORDING WATER FLOW METER, the mahogany case with glazed top enclosing two depth of water dials and revolving graph barrels, 59in (150cm) high Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove. Please note that, due to its size and weight, this lot can only

Los #: 43Y

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

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 MODEL OF THE PADDLE STEAMER MEG O'MELDON,

A MODEL OF THE PADDLE STEAMER MEG O'MELDON, modern, in painted metal and wood complete with deck details and crew on stand, 37in (94cm) long Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove

Los #: 45TP

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

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

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A GILBERT GILKES & CO LTD (KENDAL) TURBINE ON CAST-IRON BED PLATE,

A GILBERT GILKES & CO LTD (KENDAL) TURBINE ON CAST-IRON BED PLATE, 64in (163cm) long Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove. Please note that, due to its size and weight, this lot can only be viewed onsite at The British Engineerium in Hove. Viewing will be on 10th, 12th

Los #: 57

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A FINE WOOD AND IRON MODEL OF A JAMES WATT CONDENSING BEAM ENGINE OF THE...

A FINE WOOD AND IRON MODEL OF A JAMES WATT CONDENSING BEAM ENGINE OF THE 1780'S, built by G Wilson in 1937, the single cylinder, 1in bore x 4in stroke, is held to wooden crossbeams with four tie-bolts and two bridges. It is jacketed using four segments bolted together, and there are separate

Los #: 58TP

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A MODEL OF A SINGLE CYLINDER HORIZONTAL STEAM ENGINE,

A MODEL OF A SINGLE CYLINDER HORIZONTAL STEAM ENGINE, C.Hackett, makers plaque engraved C.Hackett, in steel and brass on white marble base in glazed display case, the model 12in (30.5cm) long Fußnoten Provenance: Property of The British Engineerium, Hove

Los #: 59

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A DEMONSTRATION MODEL OF A CENTRE PILLAR CONDENSING BEAM ENGINE,

A DEMONSTRATION MODEL OF A CENTRE PILLAR CONDENSING BEAM ENGINE, circa 1810, the mahogany lagged, brass bound gunmetal single cylinder is 2½in bore x 6in stroke with lubricator and sits on a finished cast gunmetal box-bed bolted to the main tanked base. There is a jet condenser with injection valve

Los #: 60TP Y

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019

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A FULL-SIZE TWIN CYLINDER, A-FRAME VERTICAL ENGINE,

A FULL-SIZE TWIN CYLINDER, A-FRAME VERTICAL ENGINE, circa 1880, the cylinders are 3in bore x 3in stroke, have inward facing valve chests with inlet and exhaust pipes, and are mounted on the moulded cast iron bed. The piston rods drive fully gib and cottered and strapped connecting rods. The piston

Los #: 61

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 25.09.2019