Fine Scientific, Medical & Engineering Works of Art

Christie's
17 May 2007, London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 17.05.2007

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A fine Georgian shagreen and lacquered-brass 3-inch reflecti...

A fine Georgian shagreen and lacquered-brass 3-inch reflecting telescope
G ADAMS MATHEMATHICAL INSTRUMENT MAKER TO HIS MAJESTY FLEET STREET LONDON ; MID 18TH CENTURY
A fine Georgian shagreen and lacquered-brass 3-inch reflecting telescope, G Adams Mathemathical Instrument Maker to his MAJESTY Fleet

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A good Georgian lacquered-brass and fishskin-covered 2¼-inch...

A good Georgian lacquered-brass and fishskin-covered 2¼-inch reflecting telescope
SHORT LONDON ; MID 18TH CENTURY
A good Georgian lacquered-brass and fishskin-covered 2¼-inch reflecting telescope, Short London ; mid 18th Century the 34.5cm. long body-tube with primary and secondary mirrors with

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A George III lacquered-brass 4¼-inch reflecting telescope, ...

A George III lacquered-brass 4¼-inch reflecting telescope
DOLLOND, LONDON ; EARLY 19TH CENTURY
A George III lacquered-brass 4¼-inch reflecting telescope, DOLLOND, LONDON ; early 19th Century the 65cm. long body-tube with primary and secondary mirrors with screw-rod focusing, eyepiece extension tube

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A George III lacquered-brass 2¾-inch telescope

A George III lacquered-brass 2¾-inch telescope
A George III lacquered-brass 2¾-inch telescope, Tho. s Harris & Son, Optician to the Royal Family, N o. 52, Opposite the British Museum London ; early 19th Century the 107.7cm. long body-tube with screw adjustment to eye-piece, star-finder and objective

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A George III lacquered-brass Cuff-type monocular compound mi...

A George III lacquered-brass Cuff-type monocular compound microscope
DOLLOND LONDON ; LATE 18TH CENTURY
A George III lacquered-brass Cuff-type monocular compound microscope, Dollond London ; late 18th Century the body-tube with eyepiece and objective, attached via a limb to main column, the column

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A George III English lacquered-brass Jones' Most Improved-ty...

A George III English lacquered-brass Jones' Most Improved-type compound monocular microscope
CARY LONDON , FIRST QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
A George III English lacquered-brass Jones' Most Improved-type compound monocular microscope, Cary LONDON , first quarter 19th Century the tapering body-tube with

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A good Victorian lacquered-brass compound binocular microsco...

A good Victorian lacquered-brass compound binocular microscope
R. & J. BECK LONDON & PHILADELPHIA ; LATE 19TH CENTURY
A good Victorian lacquered-brass compound binocular microscope, R. & J. BECK LONDON & PHILADELPHIA ; late 19th Century the body-tube with rack and pinion adjustment to the eyepieces

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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An Austrian lacquered-brass monocular compound microscope, ...

An Austrian lacquered-brass monocular compound microscope
C. REICHERT. WIEN VIII. BENNOGASSE 26. , LATE 19TH-CENTURY
An Austrian lacquered-brass monocular compound microscope, C. REICHERT. WIEN VIII. Bennogasse 26. , late 19th-Century the draw-tube with double nosepiecea and rack and pinion

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A compound monocular black enamel 'Routine' microscope

A compound monocular black enamel 'Routine' microscope
CARL ZEISS, JENA ; 1940 S
A compound monocular black enamel 'Routine' microscope, CARL ZEISS, JENA ; 1940 s the inclined body-tube with ball-joint movement to quadruple nosepiece, the main limb with rack and pinion and micrometer fine

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A pair of rare English leather nose/bow spectacles

A pair of rare English leather nose/bow spectacles
17TH CENTURY
A pair of rare English leather nose/bow spectacles, 17th Century the right lens frame detached from the bridge and damaged

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A rare pair of Nuremberg nose spectacles

A rare pair of Nuremberg nose spectacles
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
A rare pair of Nuremberg nose spectacles, early 18th Century single wire copper framed with 'Klemmer' clips, wrapped with thread, inscribed in relief GEORG JACOB BAUER and with remains of foliate decoration

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Five pairs of English Martin's Margins

Five pairs of English Martin's Margins
SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY/FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
Five pairs of English Martin's Margins, second half 18th Century/first half 19th Century including a steel pair with horn insert and sides with ring-ends, a steel pair with X-bridge, tortoiseshell insert ( one

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Five pairs of English Martin's Margins

Five pairs of English Martin's Margins
SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY/FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
Five pairs of English Martin's Margins, second half 18th Century/first half 19th Century including a silver pair, London 1838 maker's mark J & IH , with tortoiseshell inserts and turn-pin sides, a brass pair with

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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An unusual pair of Georgian silver spectacles with large rou...

An unusual pair of Georgian silver spectacles with large round lenses with thin tortoiseshell inserts in shagreen covered case
LONDON, 1817
An unusual pair of Georgian silver spectacles with large round lenses with thin tortoiseshell inserts in shagreen covered case, London, 1817 with hinged sides

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Thirteen tortoiseshell spectacles

Thirteen tortoiseshell spectacles
19TH CENTURY
Thirteen tortoiseshell spectacles, 19th Century round lenses, seven with tapered sides ( two missing lenses ), three with silver turn-pin sides, two with one frosted lens each and hinged sides with ring-ends ( one missing one lens ), and one with hinged

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Four pairs of Georgian silver spectacles with shagreen-cover...

Four pairs of Georgian silver spectacles with shagreen-covered frog-mouth cases with silver mounting
LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Four pairs of Georgian silver spectacles with shagreen-covered frog-mouth cases with silver mounting, late 18th/early 19th Century including a round-lensed pair, 1790

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Eight pairs of silver spectacles with round lenses

Eight pairs of silver spectacles with round lenses
19TH CENTURY
Eight pairs of silver spectacles with round lenses, 19th Century one London 1839 with turn-pin sides ( no lenses ), one London 1849 and another 1852 both with maker's mark for John William Holmes and with turn-pin sides ( missing lenses

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Five pairs of Georgian silver spectacles with oval lenses, ...

Five pairs of Georgian silver spectacles with oval lenses
LATE 18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Five pairs of Georgian silver spectacles with oval lenses, late 18th/early 19th Century one pair London, 1791 with hinged sides, one pair London 1804 with maker's mark for James Davenport and with turn-pin sides

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Eleven English steel spectacles

Eleven English steel spectacles
18TH-CENTURY/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Eleven English steel spectacles, 18th-Century/early 19th Century including three with large round lenses and sides with ring-ends, one hinged ( one lens cracked ), two pairs with oval lenses, hinged sides with loop ends and one in steel

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Ten assorted brass spectacles

Ten assorted brass spectacles
19TH CENTURY
Ten assorted brass spectacles, 19th Century oval and round lenses, including three with hinged sides and loop ends, four with telescopic sides one stamped IG , two with straight sides and small loop ends ( one missing one lens ), one with incised and

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A miscellaneous collection of fifteen steel and silver spect...

A miscellaneous collection of fifteen steel and silver spectacles
19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A miscellaneous collection of fifteen steel and silver spectacles, 19th/early 20th Century four silver but unmarked, remaining steel, of different varieties ( some missing lenses ) (15

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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An assorted collection of eyewear and magnifiers

An assorted collection of eyewear and magnifiers
19TH CENTURY
An assorted collection of eyewear and magnifiers, 19th Century including tortoiseshell folding spectacle in case, D-framed tortoiseshell spectacles ( no lenses ), safety goggles in original tin case, a horn-bound set of trial lenses

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Seven Georgian scissors/Adams-type spectacles

Seven Georgian scissors/Adams-type spectacles
LATE 18TH CENTURY
Seven Georgian scissors/Adams-type spectacles, late 18th Century including a pair of scissor/wishbone spectacles with round lenses and mother-of-pearl handle ( one missing lenses ), and six pairs of Adams-type scissor spectacles two

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A variety of short-handled lorgnettes

A variety of short-handled lorgnettes
19TH CENTURY
A variety of short-handled lorgnettes, 19th Century including a tortoiseshell semi-lorgnette with round lenses, four gilded lorgnettes with pivot bridges, clip catches and decorative handles, two tortoiseshell lorgnettes with gilt decoration one

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Ten assorted lorgnettes

Ten assorted lorgnettes
LATE 19TH CENTURY/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Ten assorted lorgnettes, late 19th Century/early 20th Century including a long-handled blond tortoiseshell lorgnette ( warped ), two tortoiseshell long-handled lorgnettes with round lenses (one with case), another similar with oval lenses

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Six long-handled lorgnettes

Six long-handled lorgnettes
LATE 19TH CENTURY/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Six long-handled lorgnettes, late 19th Century/early 20th Century including three tortoiseshell lorgnettes one with gold monogramme for EGR and dated 1900 ( missing second set of lenses ) with tapered handles, another with carved

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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A miscelleanous collection of pince-nez and cases

A miscelleanous collection of pince-nez and cases
LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
A miscelleanous collection of pince-nez and cases, late 19th/early 20th Century of all varieties, six in cases, three without cases, and three cases (11

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Three English steel spectacle cases

Three English steel spectacle cases
MID 18TH CENTURY
Three English steel spectacle cases, mid 18th Century two flip-top with friction catches, one clamshell-shaped with push-button catch (3

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Eight attractive spectacle cases

Eight attractive spectacle cases
19TH CENTURY
Eight attractive spectacle cases, 19th Century including: a black-lacquer papier-mâché frog-mouth case with inlaid mother-of-pearl spots and white metal scroll border to raised oval agate and malachite decoration, a black-lacquer papier-mâché case with

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 17.05.2007

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Five attractive English spectacle cases

Five attractive English spectacle cases
19TH CENTURY
Five attractive English spectacle cases, 19th Century including a tortoiseshell case with flip-top and silver foliate and ribbon-pattern inlay, a tortoiseshell case with flip-top with monogramme for JL and inscribed on the lid lining WARRINGTON

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 17.05.2007