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Sale 2600M Marlborough June 2, 2012

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Provenance
Fossils from the Collection of Serafino Avella The Estate of Leonard Goldfarb Lots 141, 147, 149, 154, 155, and 181 were used by Dr. Brian O’Brien, who became the chair of physiological optics at the University of Rochester in 1930, and later the director of the Institute of Optics.

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1. Ichthyosaurus Paddle Lyme Regis, Dorset, England 19th century handwritten label attached to back, 10 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 1 in. $400-600 2. Three Crinoids and a Vertebra Crinoids from Yorkshire and Dudley, England, the vertebra from Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Crinoid no. 1499, formation Carboniferous Limestone, woodcrinus dichodactylus, 7 x 7 x 1 in.; crinoid no. 1825, formation Wenlock limestone, Cyathocrinus capillaris 6 x 4 x 1 in.; crinoid no. 1817, Wenlock Limestone, includes Pseudocrinites quadrifaciatus, Cyathocrinus goniodactylus, and Actinocrinus arthriticus, 8 1 / 2 x 7 x 2 in.; the vertebra no. 1394, Plesiosaurus, 5 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue labels as listed. Note: Lot accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. 3. Fish Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Blue Lias limestone Dapedius granulatus, 17 x 8 x 2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1359, see enlarged label inside back cover; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 62. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $1,000-1,500

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4. Two Bone Fragments Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus, lg. 9 in.; the second a belemnite species from England, lg. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1399, the other unknown. Note: No. 1399 is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400

5. Trilobite and Sequoia Pinecone Ontario, Canada, and North Dakota Trilobite plate, 12 x 14 x 1 1/2 in.; and a large sequoia cone from the Cretaceous period, 6 x 5 x 4 in. $200-400

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6. Two Ichthyosaurus Vertebrae Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Both measuring 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue labels No. 1383 and 1384. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-300

7. Two Ammonites Lyme Regis and Sherbourne, Dorset, England Upper and Lower Jurassic No. 1337, with two raricostata specimens, approximate lg. 4 1/2 in., no. 1245, polished sections of blagdeni, approximate lg. 3 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label numbers as listed. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400

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8. Ammonite Group Schlaiffhausen, Germany Jurassic Dactylioceras commune, 13 x 6 x 3 in. $200-400

9. Cuttlefish Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Blue Lias limestone Large sepia cuttlefish, 13 x 7 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1351; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 63. Note: Lot accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500

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10. Group of Eight Fossils Europe and North America Including two Carcharadon megalodons, a chierolepis, a Turrilites costatus, a Dipacanthus, and others, lg. from 2 1/2 to 10 1/2 in. Note: Some have 19th century catalogue labels and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500 11. Trilobite Mid-Cambrian Possibly a Paradoxides bohemicus, 14 x 10 x 1 1/2 in.

13. Blue Amber Dominican Republic One surface polished, 3 x 4 x 1 1/4 in. $700-900 14. Large Assorted Collection of Fossils Mostly European Including Acidaspis mira, Proetus latifrons, Scalaria clementina, and Illaenus barriensis, lg. from 1/2 to 9 in. Note: Some lots include catalogue labels and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $600-800 15. Two Ammonites The larger from Volga River, Russia, Jurassic period, 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 in.; the second Alberta, Canada, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 in. $300-500

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12. Three Fish Fossils lg. 4 to 13 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label Nos. 1668 and 1740. $200-300

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16. Five Trilobites Morocco, Russia, and New York Periods ranging from Silurian through Permian, lg. 2 to 5 in. $800-1,200 17. Two Ammonites White Cliffs of Dover, England Baculite, lg. 4 1/2 in., and a Cephalopod, 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. $300-500

18. Ammonite Sherbourne, Dorset, England Jurassic Inferior Oolite, large Parkinsonia specie, 11 x 10 x 2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1252; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 6. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500

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19. Fish Spindle-shaped fish with symmetrical forked tail and single dorsal, 25 x 11 3/4 x 1 in. $500-700 20. Four Agatized Fossil Coral Florida One full specimen cut in half, lg. 6 to 9 1/2 in. $200-400

21. Fish Wyoming Green River Formation Notogoneus osculus, mounted on a board, 33 3/4 x 26 1/2 x 1/2 in. $800-1,200 22. Walrus Tusk Alaskan Pleistocene period Left side, lg. 14 in. $600-800

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23. Fish Wyoming Early Eocene Green River Formation Diplomystus dentatus, 20 x 16 x 1/2 in.

27. Amber Segment Prussia 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. $200-400 $500-800 28. Crinoid Bradford, Wiltshire, England Mid-Jurassic Bradford Clay, Apiocrinus parkinsoni von schlotheim, 8 x 2 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1098; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auction, February 10, 2003, Lot 15. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $500-700 29. Ammonite Ilminster, Somerset, England Lower Jurassic Harpoceras serpentinus, 8 x 7 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue No. 1308.

24. Two Jaw Fossils One Merycoidodon culbertsonii, Badlands, South Dakota, 7 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in., the other uncatalogued. $200-400 25. Group of Six Fossils Europe Including No. 1830 Gascocrinus tuberculatus, No. 1854 Dalamanites longiraudatus, No. 1918 Dalmanites, No. 944 Dentalium, and two others, lg. 2 1/4 to 9 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue numbers as listed. Note: No. 1830 and 1854 are accompanied by catalogue and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400 26. Large Fossil Skeleton Consisting of vertebrae, ribs, and foot bones laid in a large plate, 55 x 28 1/2 x 2 in. $200-300

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30. Crinoid Dudley, England Mid-Silurian Wenlock limestone Glyptocrinus expansus, Gascocrinus tuberculatus, and Cyathocrinus goniodactylus, 9 x 6 x 2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1816; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 1. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $500-700

31. Fish Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Lias Formation Pholodophorus beachei, 8 x 3 x 3/4 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, No. 1362 (lacking catalogue label); John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions February 10, 2003, Lot 13. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400

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32. Five Cephalopods Sherbourne, Lyme Regis, Cheltenham, England Jurassic Various species including Ammonite, Nautilius truncalis, Pleuroceras spinatus, Androgynoceras, and an uncatalogued fossil. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue Nos. 1251, 1322, 1323, 1347. Note: Above catalogue numbers are accompanied by catalogue labels and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $800-1,200 33. Four Fossils Cheirocrinus serialis and three others uncatalogued, wd. 3 to 13 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1835. $400-600

34. Fish Palaeoniscus magnus, 15 x 9 x 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1426. $300-500 35. Nautilus Atherfield, Isle of Wight, England Jurassic Lower Green Sand Formation Nautilus plicatus, 6 x 5 x 4 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1010; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions February 10, 2003, Lot 36. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500

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36. Ammonite Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Jurassic Macrosophites, 17 x 12 x 6 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 60. Note: Lot accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $3,000-5,000

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37. Collection of Ten Fossils Including tree bark, fern, Trilobite, Cephalopod, bone, etc., lg. 2 1/2 to 11 in., some include early catalogue labels. $300-500 38. Fish Wyoming Eocene Phareodus Green River Formation Slab lg. 19 3/4 in., fish lg. 13 in. $400-600

39. Sea Scorpion Otisville, New York Mid-Silurian Eurypterus remipes, 6 1/2 x 5 x 1 1/2 in. $250-450 40. Collection of Five Fossils Lyme Regis and other areas Including an ulna, a jaw, a fish, and others, lg. from 3 to 6 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue Nos. 1373, 1400, 1454, 1749, 1875. $300-500

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41. Collection of Fish Fossils Including three Palaeoniscum species and a Coccosteus, lg. from 8 1/2 x 4 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label Nos. 1423, 1425, 1427, 1684. $300-500

42. Teleosaurus Fragment Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Jurassic Portion of Teleosaurid crocodyliform, 9 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue No. 1408. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $250-450

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43. Group of Fossilized Teeth Europe and North America Including a four-hump Mastodon Molar tooth, 7 x 3 x 3 in.; a Rhinoceros occidentalis jaw fragment, (cracked and has partial label), lg. 7 1/2 in.; No. 1135, tooth of a Plesiosaurus, lg. 2 in.; No. 221, Carcharodon megalodon tooth, lg. 4 in.; and two other jaw/tooth fragments. Note: Some accompanied by Bryce McMurdo Wright catalogue labels. $600-900

44. Collection of Teeth Europe and North America Sperm whale, a Otodus obliquus, a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and two others. $300-500 44A. Logger Head Sea Turtle Carapace Ffound mid-20th century Reportedly from Kwajelein Atoll, in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, lg. 18, wd. 14 1/4 in. $500-700

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45. Fish Hakel, Lebanon Cretaceous Paleobalistum, 7 1/4 x 8 x 3/4 in. $300-400

46. Group of Eight Fossils Europe Including a Hybodus grossiconus tooth, Plesiosaurus, Hymenophyllaceae, and a Ichthyosaurus tooth. $300-400

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47. Pryitized Ammonite Germany Uncatalogued species (no. 8972 inked on back), polished surface, 8 x 7 x 1 1/2 in. $200-400 48. Amber Baltic Sea, Poland Two resin bodies, partially polished, ht. 5 to 6 in. $400-600

49. Ammonite France 9 x 7 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. $200-400 50. Collection of Fossils North America Including bivalves, ferns, and baculites, lg. 1 1/4 to 9 in. $300-500

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51. Stalagmite Arizona lg. 21 in. $500-700

52. Ammonite Group Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Blue Lias Ammonites bisulata, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1318; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 11. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500

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53. Group of Fossils Including Trilobites, a Chalcedony, and an Amblypterus, lg. from 3 to 8 1/2 in. $300-500

54. Crinoid Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Pentacrinites in a carved walnut frame, 33 x 23 x 3 3/4 in. (not including frame). Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1411. $1,500-2,500

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55. Crinoid Dudley, England Mid-Silurian Wenlock limestone Marsupiocrinus coelatus and Pseudocrinus quadrifasciatus, 6 x 5 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1826; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions February 10, 2003, Lot 30. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500 56. Crinoid Specimen with “580” on small tag attached to front side, 7 x 4 x 2 in. $300-500

57. Fossilized Turtle Shell 9 x 7 x 3 1/2 in. $200-400

58. Cephalopod Montana 12 x 9 x 6 in. $300-500

59. Cephalopod Badlands, South Dakota Cretaceous Hoploscaphites, 10 x 8 x 3 in. $200-400

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60. Fish Lincoln County, Wyoming Eocene Green River Formation Phareodus testis, 14 1/2 x 9 x 3/4 in. $400-600 61. Collection of Bone Fossils North America Including a bison bone, Missouri River; alligator vertebrae, Florida; dinosaur vertebrae, Wyoming; partial skull and jaw from an unknown species and a partial jaw fragment, lg. 1 1/2 to 7 in. $200-300 62. Crinoid Yorkshire, England Carboniferous Woodocrinus macrodactylus 12 x 8 1/2 x 2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1497; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 69. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $800-1,200

63. Group of Five Fossils Including a portion of a Plastrom, a Lepidotus, and three other specimens, lg. 7 1/4 to 15 1/2 in. Note: Three include early 19th century catalogue labels. $300-500 64. Group of Ammonites Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Jurassic Blue Lias limestone, brookii, 7 x 3 1/2 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1313; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 8. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500 65. Dinosaur Track Middletown, Connecticut Triassic Grallator ichnogenus, 14 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. $200-400

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66. Fish Airdrie, Scotland Lower jaw and scales of a Rhizodus hibberti, 10 x 7 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1442. $200-400

67. Ammonite Folkestone, Kent, England Cretaceous Lower Gault Clay Oxytropidoceras, 3 x 2 1/2 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 924. Note: Lot accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400

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68. Group of Five Fossils Europe Four with Bryce McMurdo Wright catalogue labels No. 1468 lepidodendron, No. 1354 geoteuthis, No. 1679 osteolepis, and No. 1149; also including a furcater, lg. 4 to 9 in. $300-500 69. Two Fossils Mid-Cambrian and Miocene Paradoxides bohemicus from Czechoslovakia, 5 x 3 1/2 x 3/4 in., (bearing partial A. Krantz label on back); the other a partial jawbone of a Rhinoceros occidentalis, Chadron, Nebraska, (also with label), 4 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/2 in. $200-400

70. Crinoid Dudley, England Mid-Silurian Wenlock limestone Perichocrinus moniliformis, 7 x 6 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1818; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 20. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $750-1,000

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71. Ammonites Somerset, England Group of four iridescent ammonites on slate, 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1/2 in. $300-500

72. Ichthyosaur Pelvic Bone Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic 5 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue No. 1387; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 17. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400

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73. Four Ichthyosaur Dorsal Bones Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Blue Lias limestone Dia. 3 1/2 to 6 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label Nos. 1381, 1382, 1385, 1386; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 38. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue labels and conservation photographs by Tom Rich. $1,000-1,500

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74. Tailbone Dudley, England Wenlock limestone, 10 x 2 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1848. $600-800

75. Two Psittacosaurus Dinosaur Skeletons Western Liaoning Province, China Early Cretaceous (121-125 million years old) Yixian Formation Including one probable adult, lg. approximately 48 in. and a newborn, lg. approximately 8 in., both professionally mounted on a wooden board under a Plexiglas case. Note: Psittacosaurus is the most abundant and widely distributed ceratopsian dinosaur in the Lower Cretaceous area of Asia. It is a small (less than six feet in length) herbivore with a prominent parrot-like beak and high nostrils giving the skull a squashed appearance. $3,000-5,000

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76. Two Dinosaur Eggs Gobi Desert, Mongolia Upper Cretaceous Including a Protoceratops egg, 6 x 6 x 6 in., and an Oviraptor egg, 8 x 3 x 2 in. $1,000-1,500

77. Ichthyosaur Jaw Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Blue Lias limestone Ichthyosaur intermedius, 9 x 3 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1378; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 64. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $600-800

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78. Reproduction Smilodon Skull South America Pampas, Smilodon populator, lg. 14 in. $400-600 79. Group of Fossils Europe and North America Various species including Glypocrinus, Calymene, Penaeus, Ophiosamis and a Gogia spiralis, lg. 1 1/2 to 7 1/2 in. Note: Some include Bryce McMurdo Wright catalogue labels. $300-400

80. Four Trilobites Including an Olenellus thomsoni, Lancaster county Pennsylvania, Cambrian period, 4 1/2 x 4 x 1 in.; Arctinurus boltoni, Orleans County New York, Silurian period, 9 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 1 1/2 in., and two others, lg. 4 to 6 in. $300-500 81. Group of Eight Ammonites Europe Including Asteroceras, Nautilus, Prodactylioceras and Harpoceras Genera, most are accompanied by Tom Rich photography, lg. 2 to 4 in. Note: All with Bryce McMurdo Wright catalogue labels. $300-400

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82. Fish Lyme Regis, England 3 3/4 x 2 1/4 x 12 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1369. $300-500

83. Walnut Four-drawer Specimen Cabinet Specimens mainly European Including problematicas, trilobites, brachiopods, ammonites, plants, and fish, most specimens accompanied by Bryce McMurdo Wright catalogue labels. Note: Handwritten note found in drawer stating “All specimens in these drawers were sold to John Cummings in 1850 by Bryce McMurdo Wright of England.” $1,000-1,500

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84. Three Ammonites No. 1298, Lyme Regis, Dorset, England, Lower Jurassic, Lytoceras fimbriatum, 4 x 3 x 1 1/2 in., the remaining two uncatalogued, both lg. 5 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue labels as listed. Note: No. 1298 is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $500-700 85. Large Collection of Fossils Mainly European The four-drawer oak clerk’s desk containing a collection of fossils including Ammonites, Gastropods, Nautiloids, and Belemnites. $1,000-1,500 86. Ammonite Bisected and polished, 14 x 16 x 2 1/4 in. $300-500

87. Six Ammonites Three bisected and polished, one in full matrix, and two others, lg. 3 to 5 in. $200-300 88. Five Ammonites Including four full ammonites bisected and polished, and a polished half ammonite, lg. 2 to 9 in. $200-300 89. Two Ammonites Both bisected and polished on one side, lg. 16 1/4 to 17 3/4 in. $300-500 90. Dinosaur Footprint Middletown, Connecticut Lower Jurassic Eubrontes giganteus, 14 x 12 x 1 in. $200-400

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91. Amphibian Czechoslovakia Permian Discosauriscus, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 1/2 in. $500-700

94. Wooly Mammoth Tusk Alaska Pleistocene Mammuthus premigenius, lg. 27 3/4 in. $800-1,200

92. Six Fossil Samples on Slate Europe Five include Bryce McMurdo Wright label, Nos. 1435, 1469, 1471, 1473, and 1746. Note: No. 1473 accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400

95. Large Calamite Nova Scotia, Canada Carboniferous Fossilized tree trunk, lg. 33 in. $200-300

93. Sea Urchin Echinoidea Rock formation containing fossilized Clypeus ploti, 29 x 18 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Dr. F. Krantz, catalogue label No. 184. $300-500

96. Ammonite Sherbourne, Dorset, England Jurassic Inferior Oolite, Stephanoceras humphriesianus, 7 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1248. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $600-900

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97. Ammonite Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Bucklandi species, 12 x 10 x 2 3/4 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1294.

99. Crinoid Dudley, England Mid-Silurian Wenlock limestone Actinocrinites simplex and Dimerocrinites icosidactylus, 5 1/2 x 4 x 2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1829.

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101. Two Ammonites Chippenham, Wiltshire, England Jurassic Both from Oxford Clay Formation No. 1063 Kosmoceras jason, 3 x 3 x 1/4 in.; No. 1062 Kosmoceras comptoni, 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lots 50 and 49, respectively. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $600-800 102. Ammonite Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Microderoceras birchii, 5 1/2 x 5 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1310; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 24. Note: Lot accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $200-400

103. Crinoid West Australia Permian Gascoyne Junction Jimbacrinus bostocki, 10 x 7 1/2 x 4 in. see enlarged view inside front cover

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104. Fish Brazil Cretaceous Santana Formation Aparidelepidotes, 16 x 7 1/2 x 3 in. $800-1,200 105. Ammonite Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Jurassic Asteroceras obtusus, 8 x 6 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1302. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $500-700

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106. Belemnites Lyme Regis, England Lias Formation 7 x 2 1/4 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1356. $200-400

110. Marine Reptile Parana, Brazil Permian Mesosaurus brasiliensis, 23 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. $1,000-1,500

107. Fish Clearly recognizable head and tail with scales throughout midsection of body, 15 x 7 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. $400-600

111. Crinoid Dudley, England Mid-Silurian Wenlock limestone Glyptocrinus expansus, Pseudocrinus quadrifasciatus, and Heisocrinus serialis, 7 x 4 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1828; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 5. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500

108. Two Petrified Pinecones Patagonia, Argentina Jurassic Araucaria mirabilis cone, one with long stem lg. 3 1/4 in., the other lg. 3 in. $300-500

109. Large Crinoid in Shale North Wales 15 x 16 1/2 x 3/8 in. $300-500

112. Ammonite Germany 16 x 15 4 3/4 in. $800-1,200

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113. Crinoid Dudley, England Mid-Silurian Wenlock limestone Cyathocrinus goniodactylus and Cyathocrinus arthriticus, 5 x 3 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, partial Lot 10. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. Specimen is labeled 1824, but lacks original catalogue label. $200-400

115. Group of Four Fossils England Includes a Ligillaria, a Lepidodendron, and a Coccosteus. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright catalogue label Nos. 1276, 1463, 1464, and 1686. $400-600 116. Large Body Segment Scotland Ludlow rock Possibly Slimonia acuminata, 15 1/2 x 12 3/4 x 1/2 in., mounted on board. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1741. $200-400 117. Two Crinoids Dudley, England Mid-Silurian Wenlock limestone Cyathocrinus goniodady, 5 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in., Actinocrinus simplese, 4 x 3 1/4 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue Nos. 1822 and 1831. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $400-600

114. Crinoid Atlas Mountains, North Africa Upper Silurian/Early Devonian Large Scyphocrinus elegans plate, 26 x 17 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. $600-800

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118. Ammonite Group Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Lower Jurassic Blue Lias limestone Asteroceras obtusum, 9 x 6 x 2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 1303; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 31. Note: Lot accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $800-1,200 119. Ammonite Possibly from Fox Hills, South Dakota Bisected and polished, 11 x 10 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. $200-400

120. Crinoid Lyme Regis, Dorset, England Jurassic Large Extracrinus basaltiformis, 15 x 11 x 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue No. 1414. Note: Lot is accompanied by catalogue label and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $500-800 121. Three Ammonites No. 868, Wiltshire, England, Upper Greensand, Mantelli, 3 1/2 x 3 x 1 1/2 in.; No. 870, Wiltshire, England, Upper Greensand, Varians, 4 x 3 x 1 1/4 in.; and No. 1047, Kimmeridge, Dorset, England, Kimmeridge Clay, Biplese, 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 1/2 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue numbers as listed. Note: All species are accompanied by catalogue labels and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $300-500

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122. Fish Steinheim, Germany Miocene Tinca micropygoptera, 7 x 2 1/2 x 1 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label No. 534; John Cummings, Woburn Public Library, Argentum Auctions, February 10, 2003, Lot 52. $800-1,200 123. Group of Fossils Europe and North America Including a Horse-hair snake, a Clupece ventricosa (Lot number 53 from Argentum Auctions 2003), and a Phacops and a Calymene blumenbachii which include Tom Rich conservation photography. $200-400

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125. Group of Fossils Europe and North America Many with early 19th century labels Note: No. 1300, 1319, 1344, and 1346 include catalogue labels and conservation photography by Tom Rich. $500-700 126. Group of Five Fossils England and Scotland Including Hybodus veticulatus, lg. 13 3/4 in., a Gyracanthus formosus, lg. 10 in., a Pholidophorus, lg. 4 1/4 in., claw of a Slimonia acuminata, lg. 7 in.; and another uncatalogued species, lg. 6 in. Provenance: Bryce McMurdo Wright, catalogue label Nos. 1371, 1447, 1364, and 1747, and an illegible label. Note: Two with conservation photography and label by Tom Rich. $300-500

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127. Collection of Glass and Wooden Mineral Models, many of the glass models stamped “Made in Germany” and with label marked “Dr. F. Krantz Bonn a. Rh,” some with internal silk threads, the wood models stamped with numbers. $1,000-1,500

129. Martha Chase Adult Female “Sanitary Doll,” Pawtucket, Rhode Island, oil painted doll with rope joints at shoulder, metal hinged elbows and knees, and eye-hooked pelvis joints, signature painted hair and label under left arm stating Chase Hospital Doll, Trade Mark, Pawtucket R.I., Made in the U.S.A. PAT NO. 2213270. $800-1,200

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128. Martha Chase Youth “Sanitary Doll,” Pawtucket, Rhode Island, c. 1913, oil painted surface over a stockinette body, articulated shoulders, elbows, hips and knees, faded label under left arm stating in part Model-, Chase, Hospital Doll, Pawtucket R.I., tag on left leg reading IMPORTANT, The rectal orifice of this doll is designed for the use of a standard #18 (French Scale) colon tube. The correct size colon tube will assure proper functioning., ht. 42 in. $600-800 130. Medicinal Herbarium Scrapbook, c. 1850, containing handwritten inscriptions identifying pressed flowers, herbs, and common fauna, within marbled boards and leather spine, ht. 11, wd. 9 1/2 in. $200-300

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131. Mahogany Dovetailed Apothecary Box, late 19th century, hinged lid opens to reveal twenty-five bead-edged compartments, eighteen glass bottles with stoppers, single dovetailed drawer in lower section with gold scale and other tools, ht. 10 in. $400-600 132. Mahogany Herbal Specimen Chest, late 19th century, dovetailed mahogany two-door, eight-drawer herbal chest, the first drawer contains printed paper indexing cards laid down on mahogany boards, the following drawers contain samples of over 200 herb specimens, 14 3/4 x 11 x 9 3/4 in. $400-600

133. Mahogany Traveling Apothecary Cabinet, 19th century, with inset brass carrying handle, two hinged doors opening to fitted velvet-lined upper and lower compartments displaying ten small and four large colorless glass apothecary bottles with stoppers, two lower center dovetailed drawers with ivory pulls and divided interior compartments, ht. 11 in. $500-700 134. “Fool the Mad Genius” Carnival Scale, America, 20th century, wooden tripod stand supporting an oak armchair and 21-in. dia. silvered brass scale marked Frederick C. Allen, Los Angeles and calibrated 0-400 hundred pounds, together with a painted sign where the “Mad Genius” challenges participants that he can guess their weight, their age, how many cigarettes they smoke, number of family members, and the age of their car, ht. 102 in. $600-800

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135. Banks-Maxwell Propeller, Fort Worth, Texas, laminated wood with red enameled wing tips, “Banks-Maxwell Propeller Co., Fort Worth Texas” decals on each wing, riveted aluminum tall caps, and a circular mount with six bolt holes, lg. 60 in. $400-600

136. Fairbanks’ Infallible Counterfeit Coin Detector, Baltimore, Maryland, c. 1896, of McNally-Harrison pattern, the nickeled rocker with slots for U.S. gold and silver coins, on gilt-decorated cast iron base with slot for (replaced) counterweight, in maker’s cardboard box with gilt label on lid and interior illustrated instructions and advertising labels with table of full and least weights of gold coins, wd. 9 1/2 in. $200-300

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137. Model 4-4-0 British-style Steam Locomotive and Tender No. 17, 2 1/2-in. gauge live model of a L&SWR Drummond, inside connected cylinders between the frames, steam gauge in cab, sits on aluminum rails, lg. 29 in. $800-1,200

138. Bench-made Stationary Steam Engine, c. 1920, with wood lagged cylinder, brass bearings, fittings, valves, and draincocks, 4-in. spoked flywheel, sitting on a mahogany wooden plinth, together with a copper gas-fired steam boiler, all mounted on a stained pine base, engine lg. 10 in. $1,000-1,500

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139. Model of Norton Company, Germany, wood model built by Peter Koch Modell Werks, depicting the Norton factory plant buildings in Germany, side of building marked Deutsche Norton, GES.M.B.H., Norton Schleifscheiben and Worcester Mass., Niagara Falls NY., Chippawa Can., one-, two-, and three-story brick buildings, furnace stacks, dust collectors, tall boiler stack and an outer building connected by walkway, all in a glazed wooden case, 30 x 23 x 22 in. $600-800

140. Becker Brothers Analytical Balance, New York, glazed walnut case with drawer and turned adjustable feet, central brass limb with celluloid maker’s boss and scale, spirit level and two pans, ht. cased 16 1/2 in. $200-300

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141. Seederer-Kohlbusch Inc. Balance Scale, Englewood, New Jersey, brass and steel scale housed in a wood and glass case with sliding front and rear doors, hinged doors on each end, and scale mounted on black glass, ht. 18 in. Provenance: Dr. Brian O’Brien. $100-150 142. F.G. Schmidt Barograph, New York, the mahogany and beveled glass cased instrument with lacquered brass drum, aneroid barometer, pen, maker’s plate and lower drawer with instructions for the barograph and thermograph, lg. 14 3/4 in. $200-400 143. Taylor Instrument Barograph and a Three-Power Compound Microscope, a mahogany and glass case, 4-in. dia. drum with paper recording scale, pressure disc, and recording arm; the three-power French microscope in a maple wooden box with original pamphlet, instrument ht. 6 in. $300-500 144. Silvertown Coherer/Decoherer, Silvertown, London, mahogany case with quarter-round base molding on block feet, gutta-percha bed marked Telegraph Receiver Silvertown-London, Patent, brass terminal screw knobs, glass capsule with metal filings between two metal electrodes, electro magnetic coils, upper platform marked No. 195 Telegraph Works Silvertown London Patent, with bridge terminals and gutta-percha and brass contact points, wd. 16 in. $1,500-2,500 145. Edison Type 3-A Universal Stock Ticker, D & H Precision Tool Co., Newark, New Jersey, with brass supports stamped with maker’s name and place and 5776 flanking telegraphic receiving mechanism, twin alpha-numeric rollers and a tape-feed mechanism over twin electromagnets, on a circular cast iron base with glass dome, ht. 10 in. $6,000-8,000 146. Elliot Bros Galvanometer, London, No. 987, the brass and glass cased instrument with directing magnet, electrical connections, and leveling feet, all in the original carrying case with maker’s printed label. Note: This instrument was used in the Jas. W. Queen & Co. Physics and Chemistry Department. $300-500 147. Hottinger and Co. Gauge No. 1111, Zurich, with convex mirrored center and two stems projecting from body, with a velvet-lined case, ht. 2 3/4 in.; a Brown and Sharp Combination Square, with protractor and angle attachments, 12-in. blade. Provenance: Dr. Brian O’Brien. $100-150 148. Brass-cased Pressure Gauge, U.S. Gauge Co., New York, c. 1953, 11-in. dia. case with screw-on bezel, 8-in. dia. dial calibrated 0-4000, with original box. $200-300

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150. Tyler Standard Screen Scale, Cleveland, Ohio, assortment of twelve brass screens ranging from 3 to 270 mesh per inch, ht. stacked 28 1/2 in. $100-150 151. Curta Type II Calculator, Liechtenstein, c. 1960, eleven digits for data entry or “setting slides,” eight-digit revolution counter, fifteen-digit result counter, marked on bottom in part Type II No. 525844 Made in Liechtenstein by Contina LTD Mauren, housed in a black aluminum case, ht. 4 1/4 in. $300-400 152. Two Brass Sealer’s Rules, c. 1840, the first a gauge for checking yardsticks, the distance between the two protruding sections being exactly 36 in., overall lg. 38 7/16; the second a reference standard yard marked “Wawaonda Orange N.Y.” with a stamped eagle, 36 x 3/4 x 1/2 in. $700-900

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153. Group of Scientific Instruments, including Otis King’s Patent Calculator, a portable folding gold scale, two pocket compasses, an Ashcroft thickness gauge, and microscope components. $100-150 154. Pair of Theotorlites and a Map Plotter, used for sun radiation study, the theotorlites with eyepiece set at 90 degrees to the telescope, both on a rotating shaft, base with bubble levels and electrical contacts on rotating platform, both housed in custom made wooden cases, each with its own tripod; large aluminum map plotter with a full circle indicator on arm divided into half degrees, in a oak box. Provenance: Dr. Brian O’Brien. $1,000-1,500 155. Electric Light Eliminating Scope, c. 1940, used for viewing sun activity and atomic blasts, black painted metal scope, viewing piece above 115 volt electric motor, plate stating Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, MOD. 7001, SER. 01, lg. 19 in. Provenance: Dr. Brian O’Brien. $300-500

155A. Brass Diamond Grader, engraved on lid Exupere, 71 rue de Curligo, Paris, the cylindrical vessel with engine-turned lid signed as above, thirty 3-in. dia. sheets with specific sized holes to sort diamonds into different levels of the container, ht. 3 3/4 in. $400-600 156. Ross 7 x 50 Binocular Gun Sight, London, England, c. 1940, green painted body with engraved markings Ross, London No. 1125379 on lens body, three filters and original eyecups, housed in the original military-issued wood box, lg. 11 in. $200-300

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159. Perfescope-Stereoscope, metal body with “tortoiseshell” finish, brown velvet around viewer hood, turned wood handle, patent date of October 15, 1895, two boxes of Underwood & Underwood stereocards of India and Ceylon, and approximately thirty loose cards with images from Nantucket, Yosemite Valley, and other various places. $200-300 160. “The Graphotrope” Carte-de-visite Display, manufactured by William Walker & Co., New Haven, patd. June 1866, walnut viewing box with four glazed openings (two on each side) flanked by turned half columns and trimmed with ripple molding, hinged lid with floral relief and maker’s printed label inside stating The Graphotrope, Manufactured by William Walker & Co., New Haven, patd. June 12th 1866, viewing frame rotates on an iron pillar mounted to a raised plinth causing metal framed photographs to move from left to the right window, together with twenty-seven tin-framed photographs by various studios, ht. 8 1/2 in. $400-600

161. Brewster-Pattern Stereoscope and a Stereo-Graphoscope, green and black marbleized painted wedged-shaped body with ground glass for illuminating tissue or glass views, ht. 6 1/2; collapsible walnut Graphoscope with 4-in. main lens (missing) above stereo lenses, porcelain handled drawer on bun feet, wd. 12 in. $400-600 162. Framed Zograscope Tapestry, The Optical Viewer, after the 1791 painting by Louis-Leopold Boilly, depicting a young woman and child looking at prints through a zograscope, 29 1/2 x 39 1/4 in. Note: The woman depicted is Sebastienne Louise Gely, who at age 16 had just married the French revolutionary Georges Danton, his second wife. The boy in front of her is Danton’s son by his first wife. $200-300

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163. Three Early Leica Cameras, a model 1A, II, and III, the first having a later range finder, all with Elmar 50mm F3.5 lenses and black finish. $300-400 164. Collection of Cameras and Accessories, Including a Leica IIIF with a screw mount Summatar 50mm F2 lens, a Hektor 135mm F4.5 lens and view finder, Leica meter and booster cell; Nikon FE with a 50mm 1.8 Nikkor lens; Nikon FG20 body; three non Nikon lenses, a 35-105mm lens and two 70-210mm lens; Contax T VS 35mm with a 28-56mm zoom lens and miscellaneous camera accessories. $500-700 165. Three Leica Cameras and Accessories, including a MII with a Sonnar 50mm F1.5 lens; a IC with a Canon 28mm F2.8 lens; a IIIF with a Sonnar 85mm F2 lens; two view finders, one marked TOWER and Steneheil, Germany the other having a turret with five focal lengths, and a meter marked Leica-METER MR. $300-400 166. Nikon S2 Chrome, c. 1955, with a Nikkor-S.C. 50mm F1.4 lens and a magnifier marked Auto-Up II for Nikon-S2 Nikkor F:1.4. $300-400 167. Nikkormat and Nikomat 35mm Cameras with Five Lenses, Including a Nikkor-O 35mm FII lens, Nikkor 35mm F2.8 lens, Nikkor-C zoom lens 43-86mm, and two Vivitar lenses, a 28mm F2.5 and a 135mm F2.8. $300-500 168. Russian Kiev 35mm Range Finder Camera and Lens, chrome and black body, 50mm FII lens, and a view finder. $200-250 169. Zeiss Ikon Contarex 35mm Camera, Germany, c. 1964, all-metal die cast body, built in photo-electric exposure meter and automatic exposure control, 50mm F1.2 and a 135mm F1.4 lenses with leather cases. $250-350 170. Four Vintage Cameras, including two twin-lens reflex cameras, one Model VII by Ricohflex, the other a Royce Reflex, a 35mm Vitomatic range finder camera and leather case and a Kodak bellows folding camera with “compur” shutter and F4.5 135mm lens. $150-250 171. Leica IIIG 35mm Camera Body, c. 1959, with a screw mount 50mm F1.5 Summarit lens, variable viewfinder, and a Weston Master IV exposure meter. $600-800

172. Collection of Six Medium Format Cameras, including a two Rolleiflex and a Rollicord, all with 75mm 3.5 lenses, a Rollei prism finder in case; a Graflex with roll film back, Rodenstock Heligon 80mm F2.8 lens; and two Kodak Folding Brownie cameras, a 3 and a 3A. $300-500 173. Linhof Super Technika 6 x 9 Model IV Camera, c. 1960, with a Zeiss Tessar 105mm F3.5 lens and a Linhof Rollex 6 x 9 roll film back. $300-500 174. Group of Three Cameras, an ICA Stereoette Cupido stereo camera; a 2 1/4 x 3 1/4 field camera with a Kodak Ektar 101mm F4.5 lens; and a Century model 46 4 x 5 field camera. $300-400 175. Large Collection of Cameras, seven folding cameras including a Korona IIA, a Kodak 616 in brown; a Bolex H16 16mm movie camera with a three-lens turret, and miscellaneous 35mm and Polaroid cameras. $200-250 176. Two Canon Range Finder Cameras, c. 1950, a IVS with Serenar 50mm F1.8 lens, 35mm viewfinder; and a model III fan flash attachment; and a body only VT, both includes rapid wind lever. $250-350 177. Two Kodak Cameras, Rochester, New York, a Kodak Bantam Special F2, with original field case, box, and instructions; and a Medalist II, with a Kodak Ektar 100mm F3.5 lens. $200-300 178. Three Rollie 35S Cameras, Singapore, c. 1980, including a Rollie 35SE, all with Sonnar 40mm F2.8 lenses. $250-350 179. Rochester Optical Whole Plate Field Camera, Rochester Optical and Camera Company, c. 1900, Bakelite plate on the front standard marked King, Rochester Optical & Camera Co., mahogany and brass case, spring back with ground glass focusing screen, lens marked Wallensak fitted to a REGNO shutter, with leather bellows and handle. $200-300 180. 5 x 7 Deardorff Field Camera, Chicago, Illinois, c. 1935, mahogany case with ground glass focusing screen, leather bellows, front standard with brass name plate below 4 1/2-in. square lens board, stating MFD. by L.F. Deardorff & Sons, Chicago, Ill. $200-300

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181A. Group of Four Film Cameras, including a Nikkon F Photomic Tn, with Vivitar 24mm F2 lens; a body only Hasselblad 500 EL; a Reflex-Korelle, with Xenar 75mm F3.5 lens; and a Polaroid 180, with Tominon 114mm F4.5 lens with a Seiko shutter. $250-350

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182. Teak and Brass Helm, 20th century, segmented and turned eight-spoke teak wheel, brass center hub attaching to a bronze rudder indicator, 24-in. tapered column ending in a circular flange with four bolt holes, ht. 46 1/2 in. $400-600 183. Two Louis Vuitton Trunks and Queen Mary Memorabilia, Paris and London, a large trunk with maker’s tag stating Louis Vuitton, Paris, London, 802841, fabric interior, leather trim and brass fixtures marked with Vuitton logo and serial numbers, (lacking interior tray), lg. 30, dp. 18, ht. 9, and a smaller leatherbound trunk with Vuitton brass fixtures and interior webbed tray, lg. 18 1/4, wd. 18 1/2, ht. 9 1/2 in., both trunks with Cunard Stateroom baggage tags, passenger tickets for June 1964 passage on the RMS Queen Mary from Southampton to New York. $1,000-1,500
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184. Negus Improved Traffrail Log, 69 Pearl Street, New York, brass body with an enameled 1 7/8-in. dial marked Negus Patent Log, measurement gradient 0-50, propeller marked M. Negus. $100-200

185. Brass Gimbaled Dory Compass, unmarked, 4-in. compass card suspended in liquid, cardinal points in block letters, outer needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blue painted brass bowl and mahogany case with carrying handles and glazed lid, ht. 5 1/2, wd. 7 3/4, dp. 7 3/4 in. $300-500

186. Walnut and Brass Ship’s Compensating Binnacle, Lionel Corporation, New York, the brass hood encloses a 9-in. dia. gimbaled compass marked Kelvin White Boston and 110069, cardinal points in bold block letters, adjustable iron correcting spheres side mounted on brass arms, clinometer calibrated 0-40 in two segments and marked with maker’s name, electrified to light compass and hood section, ht. 52 1/2 in. $750-1,200

187. Mahogany Boxed Dory Compass, Eugene H. Sherman, Seattle, c. 1900, set in brass gimbals, the dry card with cardinal points in block letters, outer ring calibrated 0-360, maker’s name on inside perimeter, finger-jointed mahogany box with lid, wd. and dp. 7 1/2, ht. 4 3/4 in. $200-300

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188. Civil War Small Craft Binnacle, mahogany box binnacle made for the U.S. Navy, fold-down glass viewing door, bail handle, compass by Robert Merrill, New York, and an unusual suspended overhead lighting device, printed paper label stating in part Prestons Liquid Compass, ht. 19 1/2 in. $1,200-1,500 189. Mariner’s Mahogany Octant, c. 1775, 17 7/8-in. inlaid ivory scale is graduated from -5 to 95 degrees, the ivory vernier is engraved with zero at its center, ivory nameplate on crossbar, quadrant is fitted with ivoryknobbed pencil and notepad on back, main index mirror, two horizon mirrors, two peep sights and a set of three sunshades. $1,250-1,750 190. Spencer Barrett & Co. Ebony Octant, London, 11-in. radius with bone maker’s plaque marked Spencer Barrett & Co., London, scale calibrated 0-105, brass index arm with vernier scale divided 0-20, brass thumb screw, bone pencil cap, sighting pinnula, horizon mirror, three shades and a mahogany keystone box with retailer’s label reading in part Chase C. Hutchinson, Nautical, Surveying instruments Commercial St. Boston. $400-600

191. 8-inch Radius Black Finish and Brass Sextant, Liverpool, brass scale engraved Made For John Bruce & Sons, Liverpool, calibrated 0-130, sliding index arm with vernier, thumb-screw, locking knob and magnifier, four shades, and horizon mirror, walnut handle, 8-in. sighting scope with additional eyepieces, all in a finger-jointed box, label on inside lid stating in part The National Physical Laboratory, Certificate of Examination, 10 3/4 x 10 x 5 1/2 in., with a fitted leather-bound carrying case. $300-400 192. J.E. Hand & Sons Company 8-inch Brass Sextant, Philadelphia, with pierced frame, inset silver scale calibrated 0-130 degrees, inscribed by maker below the scale, adjustable magnifier, multiple sun shades, horizon mirror and two eyepieces, all in a fitted mahogany box with carrying handle, ht. 5, wd. 10 3/4, dp. 9 3/4 in., boxed. $600-800 193. Walnut and Brass Combined Rule and Protractor, a ruler and course indicator for nautical purposes, manufactured by L. Morgan and Son, New York, the brass protractor has index marks ranging from “west north west to east north east,” patent 1869 by Reuben A. Briggs, lg. 17 in. $400-600

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194. W. & A.K. Johnston, Ltd. 18-inch Terrestrial Library Globe, Edinburgh, Scotland, c. 1900, printed gores with states and countries highlighted in different colors, maker’s cartouche in the Pacific stating 18 Inch Terrestrial Globe, Terrestrial Globe, A.J. Nystrom & Co., Chicago, Ill., Analemma or Table of Equation of Time chart, brass hour circle at the pole and calibrated meridian ring, paper on wood horizon ring with signs of the zodiac and calendar, all on a turned and carved walnut base with central carved shaft support and four supporting legs, ht. 40 in. $1,000-1,200

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195. Richard Patten Brass Surveying Compass and Tripod, New York, c. 1825, with 4 1/4-in. dia. engraved silvered dial signed Rich d Patten, New York, engraved star pattern with compass points in block lettering and a fleur-de-lis at north, needle ring engraved 0-90 in four quadrants, blued-steel hand, brass lifter, spirit level, vanes, dovetailed carrying case and original tripod, lg. of instrument 11 in. Note: According to Smart, The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America since 1700, Vol. I, p. 114, Richard Patten is listed as a mathematical instrument maker in the New York Directories from 18131840. $2,000-3,000 196. Surveyor’s Compass by Richard Patten, New York, with a 5-in. engraved silvered dial signed Rich Patten, New York, Warranted, cardinal points in block letters, fleur-de-lis representing north, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, dual spirit levels, and sighting vanes, lg. 14 1/4 in. $600-800 197. 2 1/4-inch Telescope and Tripod, France, c. 1900, unmarked fourdraw brass tube with shutter dust cover on eyepiece and brass cover on objective end, oak tripod and brass holder, lg. of tube extended approximately 40 in. $150-200

198. Surveyor’s Transit by Buff & Buff Manufacturing Company, Boston, No. 10934, painted brass frame with a 10 1/4-in. telescope and spirit level mounted below, 4-in. silvered compass dial with maker’s name and serial number, vernier read-out, spirit levels, mahogany dovetailed case, metal tag on top reading in part BUFF, Trade Mark, Boston Mass, printed paper labels inside, and a tripod; together with a Keuffell & Esser surveying stick, lg. 66 1/2 in. $300-500 199. Brass Surveyor’s Cross Attributed to Stanley, London, the 3 1/2-in. dia. brass drum, inset silver scale below calibrated 0-360, compass bearings in block letters against a black background, silvered needle ring calibrated 0-360 degrees and sighting slots every 90 degrees, ht. 7 3/8 in. $700-900 200. Brass Telescope by Dolland, London, England, inscribed Dolland, London at eyepiece end, 2 1/2-in. subject lens with a 1 1/4-in. draw tube, lens adjustment knob on right side of the body, tapered 12-in. cylindrical base that screws to a brass mounting collar on mahogany tripod, lg. 37 3/4 in. $800-1,200

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201. Ramsden Brass Reflecting Telescope, London, late 18th century, inscribed Ramsden London at eyepiece end, rack-and-pinion fine focusing adjuster, 2-in. subject lens and 7/8-in. single-draw tube, two additional screw-fit lenses, all on folding tripod base, lg. 15 in. $3,000-5,000 202. Brass Mountain Barometer by Cary, London, mid-19th century, 38-in. brass tube with scale calibrated from 15-32, brass-cased thermometer calibrated in both Fahrenheit and centigrade, brass-mounted mahogany tripod that also serves as carrying case, ht. mounted 57 in. $2,000-4,000 203. Nachet et Fils Brass Compound Microscope, 17 Rue St. Severin, Paris, with U-shaped base inscribe as above, single-tube rack focus, rectangular stage, condenser and planar mirror, and mahogany carrying case, approximate ht. of instrument 12 in. $300-500 204. Bausch & Lomb Optical Company Brass Compound Microscope, Rochester, New York, no. 31838, with U-shaped base engraved Bausch & Lomb Optical Co., Rochester, N.Y., rack focus, three-lens objective, rectangular stage, condenser, an additional eyepiece and objective, and carrying case, ht. 12 3/4 in. $200-300

205. R. & J. Beck Brass Binocular Microscope, No. 9366, London, c. 1855, tripod base with one leg marked R.&J. Beck, London & Philadelphia, rack focus with thumb-screw adjustment, circular stage and planar mirror holder, ht. approximately 12 in. $150-250

Automata & Mechanical Music
206. The Lord’s Supper Automaton, attributed to Henry Phalibois, c. 1890, the automaton based on Da Vinci’s The Lord’s Supper, features Jesus and the twelve Apostles in period clothing moving as if in serious conversation at a long table set with pewter dishes and goblets, complex gearing and drives all powered by two 110 and 220 volt 60-cycle motors, lg. 69, ht. 30, dp. 22 in. Note: This automaton was part of the traveling London Mechanical and Electrical Exhibition touring England, Europe, Australia, and reaching New Zealand in the 1920s. Details of this exhibition are featured in Rod Cornelius, Mechanical Music, July/August 2011, pp. 32-35. To view the automaton in action, see: http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=sJia3eTF80c $10,000-15,000

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207. “St. Dennistoun Mortuary” Coin-Operated Automaton, attributed to Leonard Lee, c. 1900, the mahogany cabinet and glazed viewing area displays a Greek Revival mortuary building with double doors and grieving mourners out front, when a coin is inserted, doors open and the room is lighted revealing four morticians and four poor souls on embalming tables, the morticians move as if busily at work on their grisly task and mourners standing outside bob their heads as if sobbing in grief, ht. 30 1/2, wd. 24, dp. 17 1/4 in. $4,000-6,000 208. Singing Bird Automaton, probably France, c. 1900, the brass case with repoussé decoration, single bird with aqua, gray, and black plumage on a limb with ceramic flowers, clockwork mechanism activates tail, head, and beak while singing a birdsong, ht. 21 in. $500-700 208A. Three German Carved Whistlers, c. 1925, including a “Sailor,” a “Drunk on a Lamppost,” and an old man, clockwork mechanism and bellows which move the head while whistling a tune, ht. 18 in. $500-700 209. Two Singing Bird Automaton, France, c. 1900, the brass cage with repoussé decoration in the base and wire cage with two birds in colorful plumage which when activated by the clockwork mechanism sing and move heads, tails, and beaks, ht. 20 in. $600-800 209A. Three German Carved Whistlers, including two best friends with hands in pockets, ht. 15; a “Clock Peddler,” ht. 14; and a smartly dressed gentleman with a bowler hat, ht. 13 1/4 in.; all with clockwork mechanisms and bellows to provide head motion while whistling a tune. $300-500 210. Three Singing Bird Automaton, France, c. 1890-1900, brass cage mounted on a wooden base with gilded applied carving, three birds in colorful plumage which when activated by the clockwork mechanism move tails, heads, and beaks while singing a vigorous birdsong, ht. 22 in. $1,000-1,500 210A. Four German Carved Whistlers, c. 1930-50, including a Scottish bagpiper, ht. 13 1/2, “prosperous” drinker and a lady hobo by Karl Griesbaum, both ht. 9 1/2, and a “Drunk on a Lamppost,” ht. 18 in. $500-700 211. Two Small Bird Automata, Germany, both in brass cages with base mounted clockwork mechanisms which activate bird motions and songs, the first, a single bird with yellow and black plumage, the last, two birds with yellow, red, and black plumage, ht. 11 in. $600-800

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212A. Black Forest Musical Buggy Whip Holder, Germany, c. 1870, in the form of a rabbit dressed for the hunt with gun and overcoat, key-wound musical box activated by hanging the whip on the holder playing a sprightly tune, ht. 12 1/2 in. $500-700

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212B. Black Forest Musical Buggy Whip Holder, Germany, c. 1870, in the form of a Scotty dog dressed for the hunt with gun, overcoat and cap, internal key-wound musical box activated by hanging the whip on the holder playing two songs listed on a tune sheet, ht. 12 in. $500-700 213. Brass Singing Bird Box, Germany, 20th century, the cast lacquered brass case with inset paste cabochons, raised lattice work against a matted ground, hinged enameled lid depicting a gentleman and three ladies, lever-activated singing bird with red feathered body and a blue head emerges from a pierced stage, rotates, flaps the wings and moves the beak while singing a spirited birdsong, ht. 2 1/2, lg. 4 3/4 in. $400-600 214. Brass Singing Bird Box, probably Germany, 20th century, the brass box with raised scroll decoration, lever activated bird with red, blue, and green plumage which sings as the beak, body, wings, and tail move and then drops out of sight, original winding key stored in a rear compartment, and blue fabric and card storage box, wd. 4 in. $400-600 215. Sterling Silver Singing Bird Automaton, repoussé case marked Sterling on the bottom with cherubs holding musical instruments and birds all against a backdrop of decorative scrollwork, once activated, the lid raises and a bird with green, red, and white plumage emerges from the pierced stage, looks right and left, and moves wings, tail, and beak while emitting a spirited birdsong, ht. 1 1/4, wd. 3 3/4, dp. 2 1/4 in. $800-1,200

216. Brass Singing Bird Box, probably Germany, c. 1880, the cast and chased case depicting dancers in a outdoor country setting, the leveroperated clockwork mechanism raises the repoussé lid to reveal the singing bird with colorful plumage moving wings, tail, and beak while singing a bird song, wd. 4, dp. 2 1/4, ht. 1 3/4 in. $800-1,200

217. 12-Air Cylinder Musical Box and Another, Mermod Frères, No. 80847, and an unsigned box, the 12-air Mermod Frères box with faint tune sheet, 8 1/2-in. cylinder with tune selector, Jacot’s Patented Safety Check and winding key, wd. 19, dp. 10, ht. 6 1/2; the unmarked 6-air box with 3 1/2-in. cylinder, tune selector and lever wind in a grainpainted box with ebonized moldings and inlaid Gothic cartouche on the lid, wd. 13 3/4, dp. 7, ht. 5 in. $300-500

218. Nicole Frères Musical Box, Switzerland, no. 46867, rosewood and grained painted case with crossbanding and string inlay on front and top, Gamme no. 2337, 12-in. cylinder playing twelve airs, wd. 23 in. $700-900

219. Sublime Harmonie 13-inch Cylinder Musical Box, with iron bedplate, two-part comb, zither attachment, lever-wind mechanism, two additional cylinders in rosewood case, burl walnut veneered cabinet with banded inlay and ebonized trim, lg. 32 in. $1,000-1,500

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221. Sublime Harmonie Tremolo 6-Air Musical Box, No. 24834, 13-in. nickel cylinder, three-part comb, zither attachment, lever wind, Jacot’s Safety Check, tune selection, rosewood veneer and inlaid case with tune sheet under the lid and carrying handles, lg. 26 in. $400-600

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222. Upright Symphonia 19-inch Musical Box, Germany, carved crest above a walnut veneered case with turned and fluted columns, tombstone door with pierced spandrels, two comb and star wheel assemblies, on a walnut veneered disc bin with carved and turned columns, the interior with five pull-out shelves and two drawers all on turned feet, includes approximately forty discs, ht. 82 in. $3,000-5,000

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222A. Arts & Crafts Oak Tall Clock with Regina Musical Box, c. 1900, chamfered edge crown molding above a glazed door opening to a composite brass dial with Arabic numerals and cast brass spandrels, eight-day time and gong strike movement marked Seth Thomas, chain driven with two brass-cased weights, beveled glass waist door and side glass, all above a Regina musical box, playing six different tunes on a single disc, with fourteen bells, ht. 90 in. $5,000-8,000

223. Symphonion Oak Cased Disc Musical Box, No. 10517, with brass bedplate, single comb and star wheel assembly, plays 15 3/4-in. discs, Mackie Music Co., Rochester N.Y., tag on inside back wall, raised dome lid with applied carving with lithographed card on the underside marked Symphonion, carved molded base, together with approximately nine discs, lg. 23 1/2 in. $500-700

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224. 13 1/2-inch Monopol Disc Musical Box, Germany, walnut veneered cabinet with turned three-quarter-columns at the corners, hinged lid with marquetry inlaid top and framed musical theme print inside, dual 5 1/4-in. comb movement marked 298966 and Trade Mark--Germany on an iron bedplate, together with approximately ten discs, ht. 11, wd. 21 3/4, dp. 17 3/4 in. $400-600 225. Columbia Graphophone Cylinder Phonograph, Model Type AG 2192, 1890-1910, with nickel-plated bedplate, black japanned chassis, molded and beaded oak case with banner and exposition transfer, 24-in. tin painted horn, seven 5-in. wax cylinders with cases, ht. 13 in. $1,500-2,000 226. Columbia Graphophone Cylinder Phonograph, Model Type AT 288101, c. 1890-1910, with nickel-plated bedplate, black japanned chassis, finger-jointed oak case with banner and exposition transfer, fourteen 2-in. wax cylinders, ht. 12 1/2 in. $600-800

227. Pius Lang 100-Blade Exposition Knife, No. 258, Germany, c. 1960, with 4 3/4-in. master blade marked P. Lang and Stainless, barbed hoof cleaner with serial number 258, 100 implements including in part numerous special purpose blades in different shapes and sizes, all polished to a mirror finish, including cigar and leather punches, mustache comb, tweezers, scissors, pliers, nippers, a scalpel, files, bone and wood saws, can and bottle openers, corkscrew, fork, an earwax spoon, a bone toothpick, and many others, set in carefully selected highly figured mother-of pearl grips all in the original felt-lined box, lg. of knife closed 4 3/4 in. see front cover for opened view Note: Pius Lang founded P. Lang in 1852 with their knives first presented at the Paris World Exposition in 1889. The present knife was likely handcrafted by 4th generation, Walter Lang, who reportedly made 400 during his career, all with serial numbers on the hoof cleaner. Walter Lang’s career was shortened by illness and ended in 1998. The mother-of-pearl was reportedly hand-chosen by Pius Lang nearly 100 years before manufacture. Provenance: From the personal collection of the owner of Stoddard’s, the oldest and most distinguished cutlery retailer in America, founded in 1800. $8,000-12,000

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228. United States Patent Model for Harness Rosettes, March 16, 1869, leather, brass, and gold braid harness rosette sample with the original handwritten patent model label inscribed L.C. Wilson Harness Rosette, Patented March 16, 1869, in a glazed display case. $400-600

229. Painted Canvas H & L No. 1 Mamaroneck Fire Department Banner, Mamaroneck, New York, c. 1890, trapezoidal banner with central cartouche marked H & L No. 1. flanked by griffins with scrolled banner below marked Mamaroneck, with a stenciled perimeter, hooks and fastening straps, wd. 35 in. $1,000-1,500

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230. Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Bronze Wall Plaque, marked V.D. Brenner 1809-1909, c. 1909, with the November 19, 1863 Gettysburg Address, Lincoln’s signature in script and applied bust of Lincoln marked as above commemorating the birth of Lincoln and the introduction of the Lincoln penny, ht. 21 1/2, wd. 28 in. $200-400 231. Brass-cased Stick Barometer by Rapport, London, mid-20th century, silvered dial marked with maker’s name, current reading can be set on rotating dial below barometer scale, brass encased thermometer calibrated in centigrade, ht. 36 in. $300-500 232. D. Balerna Mahogany Barometer, Dundee, Scotland, c. 1870, with upper thermometer, lower 7 1/2-in. engraved silvered dial signed by maker and calibrated around perimeter 0-31, blued-steel and brass hands, all with scrolled case form and raised half round molded edge, ht. 36 1/2 in. $300-500 233. Mahogany Aneroid Wheel Barometer, Bollenbach Co., with pitched pediment top, thermometer, lever escapement eight-day timepiece, and 8-in. dia. silvered barometer dial with brass and blued-steel hands, ht. 40 in. $200-300

234. Mahogany Stick Barometer by J.N. Sutter, Edinburgh, with pitched pediment, silvered brass scale engraved with maker’s name, scales for barometer and thermometer enclosed within a hinged and glazed door, line inlay and turned finial, ht. 39 3/4 in. $600-800 235. Mahogany Stick Barometer by A. Comitti and Son, London, mid20th century, silvered dial marked with maker’s name, wheel operated vernier, silvered thermometer calibrated in Fahrenheit, brass cistern and gimbal, ht. 35 in. $400-600 236. Three-vial Brass Hourglass, France, c. 1763, three glass vials with spherical ampoules containing dark colored sand, the centers joined by colored twine and lashed with gold thread, the brass casing with chased scrolls, punch decorated frieze depicting stallions and marked 1763, twisted columns, lower door for access to vials and rotating mounting device on the reverse, ht. 11 in. $500-700 237. Wooden Diptych Sundial, probably Germany, mid-19th century, with printed listing of latitudes of principle cities on lid, floral design printed paper dials inside, Roman numerals, horizontal dial with central compass with Arabic numerals, string gnomon, lg. 3 in. $300-500

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Watches
238. Edward Prior Triple Case Watch for the Turkish Market, London, No. 70344, late 18th century, the outer punch decorated silver case opens to reveal the tortoise shell case with engraved silver band and rivets, opening to the hallmarked inner case with chased band and bezel, the watch with enameled dial marked Edward Prior London, black Turkish numerals and gilt hands, gilt full-plate movement signed and numbered as above, pierced balance cock, Turkish dialed regulation, fusee, crown wheel and verge escapement, dia. of inner case and movement 42, max overall dia. 67 mm. also see back cover $1,000-2,000 242. Three Silver Open Face Watches, 19th Century, the first a pair case watch with cream-colored Roman numeral dial, gold hands, swing out movement with dust cover opening to reveal a full-plate gilt fusee and verge escapement movement with pierced balance cock and grotesque mask on the table, plate engraved G. Fivey, Dublin, no. 6205, 60 mm, the next, with enameled Roman numeral dial marked James Aitchison, 15 Bank Street, Edinburgh, key-wound, key set cylinder escapement movement, 54 mm, the last with Arabic numeral dial, moon hands, key-wound through the dial, unmarked but probably Swiss fusee, verge escapement movement with pierced balance cock, 52 mm. $200-400 243. Group of Four Swiss Watches, late 19th century, all with typical bartype movements, one stem-set and wind with case marked K14 inside lid and three key-wound with silver cases, all approximately 45 mm. $200-300 244. Group of Five Modern and Other Swiss Watches, including two silver cased, one with crown-wind and set, the other key-wind, an Omega in a gold-filled case and two modern watches, one with repoussé case with Model T and marked Ford. $200-250 245. Triple Calendar Silver Watch, Switzerland, late 19th century, stemwound, pin-set unmarked gilt-brass half-plate bar movement with enameled Roman numeral dial with four subsidiary dials for day of the month, day of the week, month of the year and seconds with recessed moon phase, raised gilt minute marks and pierced brass hands, cuvette engraved Remontoir Ancre 15 Rubis 3 Quantiemes & lune, 43 mm. $200-400 246. Swiss Patented Triple Calendar Open Face Watch, Switzerland, No. 51933, c. 1890, the white and pink enameled dial with Arabic numerals, raised gilt decoration and marked Patented Calendar, subsidiary dials for seconds, day of the month, day of the week and recessed moon phase, gilt-brass hands in inset paste stones, stem-wind and outer lever-set modified bar type nickel movement with crystal cuvette, base metal case with BWC monogram on back, 52 mm. $200-400

239. Silver Pair-Cased Watch, probably Switzerland, c. 1800, with enameled Roman numeral dial with pierced gilt hands, full-plate engraved movement with pierced balance cock, ruby jewels and regulator dial and hand, fusee with verge escapement enclosed within an outer tortoiseshell case, 55 mm. $300-400

240. Two Late 18th Century Silver Pair Case Watches, Eardley Norton, London and Nicholas Wilson, Kendall, both with enameled dials, key-wound, chain fusee, verge escapement movements and pierced balance cocks, the first with enameled Roman numeral dial marked Eardley Norton, London, outer case with A. Ambrose watch paper, the movement with squared baluster pillars, silver regulator dial and engraved Eardley Norton London, 63 mm; the last, with Arabic numeral dial marked Thomas Watson, movement with fully engraved back plate, pierced balance cock and signed Nicholas Wilson, Kendall 6110, 60 mm. $300-500

241. George Bolton Gilt Case Watch, Liverpool, No. 2549, enameled dial with Roman numerals and winding square at numeral four, the gilt case with chased decoration on the band and pendant, gilt full-plate movement engraved with maker’s name, place and number as above, fusee movement with flat steel balance, engraved balance cock, crown wheel and verge escapement, 50 mm. $300-500

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247. J.B. Losada Gold Hunter Case Watch, 105 Regent Street, London, 1856, the finely chased 18kt gold case with vacant shield on the front lid, fully decorated band and back opens to the gold and silvered elaborately engraved dial with raised Roman numerals, sunk seconds and maker’s banner marked as above, the dial center with floral basket, bold half hour marks against a matted background and a garland around the perimeter, full-plate key-wind, key set lever escapement movement marked by maker as above, 43 mm. $300-500 248. Two Nickel Case Swiss Coach Watches, c. 1900, the first with enameled Roman numeral dial faintly inscribed by retailer and bluedsteel spade hands, 74 mm, the next with silvered brass Roman numeral dial, sunk seconds and blued-steel spade hands, both with stem-wind and set gilt plate movements, 67 mm. $400-800 249. “Modernista Patent” Open Face Sector Watch, Switzerland, c. 1900, engine-turned gold-filled case, dial inscribed Piccardo Cia Ltda, retrograde minutes, recessed hour and lower seconds, cuvette engraved in flowing script Modernista Patent, Swiss bar type stemwind, pin-set movement unmarked by maker but with serial number 27838, 50 mm. $200-300 250. Three Art Deco Elgin Open Face Watches, all Arabic numeral dials marked Elgin and sunk seconds, stem-wound, stem-set movements, the first, a 14kt white gold octagonal watch with silvered dial, 15-jewel M:Model 3, grade “192,” 42 mm, the next, a 14kt white gold-filled rectangular case watch with silvered dial, 17-jewel three-quarter-plate movement, 42 mm, the last, a 14kt gold-filled cushion-style case, 19 jewel three-quarter-plate nickel damascened movement, 42 mm. $300-500 251. Three Gold-filled Pocket Watches, South Bend, American Watch Company and Elgin, the first, an 18 size open face watch with Roman numeral dial inscribed American Watch Company, Waltham, full-plate stem-wind and set movement, the next, a South Bend with Arabic numeral dial and sunk seconds, three-quarter-plate 9-jewel movement, 50 mm, the last a hunter case Elgin with Roman numeral dial and threequarter-plate crown-set movement, 53 mm. $200-400 252. Three Open Face American Watches, American Waltham Watch Company and Elgin National Watch Company, the first in a nickel “Defiance” case, enameled Roman numeral dial with “bleeding heart” insignia, full-plate nickel movement inscribed by maker, 17 Jewels and serial number 12,867,892, 52 mm, the next, an American Watch Company nickel case with enameled Roman numeral dial signed by maker, full-plate stem-wind and pin-set movement marked by maker and Bond Street and serial number 4114583, 52 mm, the last an Elgin with ore silver case, enameled dial with Roman numerals and marked by maker, full-plate key-wind and set movement marked by maker and serial number 1518096, 55 mm. $200-300

253. Three Waltham 14kt Gold Watches and an Empty Case, the first, a 16-size hunter engine-turned case marked 14K Dueber, white enameled Arabic numeral double-sunk dial marked Waltham, threequarter-plate 17-jewel movement, two 0 size 14kt hunter cased watches, one multicolored with inset stone, the last an empty 14kt gold hunter case, 42 mm. $300-500 254. Three Silver Open Face Pocket Watches, Illinois Watch Company and United States Watch Company, two by Illinois Watch Company, both with enameled Roman numeral dials with sunk seconds and marked by maker, one in a coin silver case, key-wind and set full-plate movement marked by maker and Currier and No. 307694, 58 mm, the next Illinois with silverode case, stem-wind and lever-set full-plate movement marked by maker and Miller with serial number 65431, 58 mm, the last in a ore silver case with Roman numeral dial marked United States Watch Company, sunk seconds, full-plate key-wind and set movement marked George Channing, Marion New Jersey and 14790, 55 mm. $200-300 255. Two Coin Silver Engine-turned Hunter Case Watches, American Watch Company, no. 1,183,006; Illinois Watch Company, no. 1,047,226, the first with enameled Roman numeral dial marked American Watch Company, sunk seconds and blued spade hands, key-wind and set full-plate brass movement marked P.S. Bartlett Waltham Mass. and serial number, 55 mm, the last, with dial enameled Roman numeral dial marked by retailer E. Alter, Newark, New Jersey, sunk seconds and moon hands, stem-wind, lever-set three-quarterplate nickel-plate movement marked by maker and with serial number 1,047,226, 52 mm. $200-300 255A. Two Coin Silver Open Face Watches, Illinois Springfield Watch Company, No. 17003, and American Waltham Watch Company, No. 585418, the Illinois with enameled Roman numeral dial marked Illinois Springfield Watch Co., full gilt plate key-wound 11-jewel movement engraved with maker’s name, serial number and Hoyte, 58 mm; the Waltham with enameled Roman numeral dial signed by maker, decoratively engraved case and full-plate movement signed by maker and numbered as above, 55 mm. $200-300 256. Three Gold Open Face Watches, Waltham and Hamilton Watch Companies, the 12 size 14kt white gold Hamilton with silvered dial, raised brass Arabic numerals, sunk seconds and three-quarter-plate nickel damascened 17-jewel model 916 movement; a 16 size Waltham with cream-colored dial, worn Dueber 14kt gold case, three-quarterplate 15-jewel nickel movement; the last a 12 size Waltham with creamcolored dial, Roy 14kt case and three-quarter nickel damascened plate 17-jewel movement. $200-300 257. Carved Mahogany Watch Display Case, full glazed ornamental brass hinged door with chip-carved edges and beaded molding, case with scalloped gallery, turned and carved elements on base, interior with multiple felt-covered panels containing approximately sixty watch hooks, ht. 31 1/2 in. $100-150

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258. Waltham 16 Size Vanguard 23-Jewel Open Face Watch, Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, No. 26,615,051, enameled double-sunk dial with bold Arabic numerals, UP-DOWN indicator, bridge type nickel damascened lever-set movement with gold set jewels marked Vanguard Waltham, Mass. U.S.A., serial number as above and 23 Jewels Adjusted all in a 10kt gold-filled “Waltham Premier” case. $400-600 259. Waltham Vanguard 14kt Gold 23-Jewel Open Face Watch, Waltham Watch Company, Waltham Massachusetts, No. 12,011,672, enamel double-sunk dial with Arabic numerals and marked Waltham, stem-wind, lever-set full-plate damascened movement marked with serial number and Vanguard, Waltham, Mass. and 23 Jewels, gold set jewels and exposed winding wheels, all set in a gold case marked AWC Co. 14K. $500-700

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260. Illinois 14kt White Gold-filled 23-Jewel “Sangamo Special” Watch, Illinois Watch Company, No. 4,628,420, 16 size with double-sunk Arabic numeral dial marked Illinois, cuvette marked by maker and Sangamo Special, three-quarter-plate stem-wind lever-set movement with gold-set jewels marked by maker, serial number as above and Sangamo 23 Jewel Special, all in a Wadsworth Quality 14kt gold-filled case. $200-300 261. Elgin 18 Size “Veritas” 21-Jewel Watch, Elgin National Watch Company, No. 9,607,112 enamel double-sunk dial marked Ferguson Dial Patented for Elgin Watch with outer Arabic numeral minutes and inner red Arabic numeral hours, crystal back revealing the nickel threequarter-plate lever-set damascened movement marked Veritas Elgin Ill. U.S.A., 21 Jewels and serial number as above, gold jewel settings and micrometer regulator all in a gold-filled case. $200-250

262. Elgin 21-Jewel “Father Time” 18 Size Open Face Watch, Elgin National Watch Company, Elgin, Illinois, No. 15,575,962, enameled double-sunk dial with bold Arabic numerals, UP-DOWN indicator and marked Elgin, stem-wind, lever-set three-quarter-plate nickel movement with gold-set jewels marked Father Time Elgin, Illinois, with serial number and 21 Jewels, all in a Philadelphia Watch Company silverode case with screw-on bezel and back depicting a locomotive. $200-400 263. Illinois 60-Hour 23-Jewel 16 Size Bunn Special, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, No. 5238846, the double-sunk enameled Arabic numeral dial marked Illinois Bunn Special, seconds dial and 23 Jewel 60 Hour, stem-wind, lever-set three-quarter-plate nickel damascened movement marked with all details as above, gold set jewels and inscribed, Double Roller and cased in an Illinois Bunn Special Model #28 10kt gold-filled case. $200-300

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264. Two Illinois “Bunn Special” Open Face Gold-filled Watches, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, both Star Watch Case Company 10kt rolled gold plate cases, 16 size, stem-wind and lever-set threequarter-plate nickel damascened movements marked Bunn Special, the first, serial no. 5474291, with double-sunk Arabic numeral dial with individual minutes indicated around the perimeter, movement marked by maker, Sixty Hour, 21 Jewels and model 161, the last, serial no. 4108939, double-sunk enameled dial marked Illinois, movement marked by maker, 23 Jewels and Adjusted Temp and 6 Positions. $200-400 265. Illinois 23-Jewel 60-Hour 16 Size “Bunn Special” Open Face Watch, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, No. 5,321,896, double-sunk Arabic numeral enamel dial marked Illinois Bunn Special and 23 Jewels 60 Hours, stem-wind lever-set three-quarter-plate damascened nickel movement signed Sixty Hour Bunn Special, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, serial number as above and 163 Motor Barrel 23 Jewels, all in a Bunn Special 14kt white gold-filled case. $200-250

266. Illinois 16 Size 23-Jewel “Bunn Special” Open Face Watch, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, No. 3814963, Arabic numeral double-sunk dial marked Illinois, stem-wind, lever-set three-quarterplate damascened movement marked by maker with serial number and Bunn Special 23 Jewels, all in a Keystone gold-filled case. $400-600 267. Group of Four Gold Elgin Watches, Elgin National Watch company, Elgin, Illinois, including 12, 6, and 0 size hunter cased watches, the 12 size with double-sunk Arabic numeral dial, engine-turned 14kt “Roy” case and 17-jewel three-quarter-plate movement, the 6 size with engine-turned and engraved B.W.C. Co. 14kt gold case, enamel dial with Roman numerals and sunk seconds, three-quarter-plate gilt-brass movement, the 0 size with monogrammed engraved case marked 14K and last, an Art Deco “G.M. Wheeler” model open face watch with raised Arabic numerals, case marked Wadsworth 14 Karat, the back with applied raised gold monogram and three-quarter plate, 17-jewel movement. $300-500

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268. Group of Four American Watches, Waltham, Elgin and Standard, all with gold-filled cases, the 18 size Elgin and Standard with crown-wind and set movements, two 12 size Walthams, both with Arabic numeral dials, one with white gold-filled Art Deco case. $200-250 269. Group of Four Gold-filled Hunter Case Watches, American Waltham and Swiss, including three Swiss “O” size watches in engraved and engine-turned cases, one American Waltham 12 size in a Fahey Monarch No. 1 case. $200-250 270. Four Gold-filled Gentleman’s Pocket Watches, Elgin, South Bend and Longines, two Elgins, the first a 16 size open face, enameled double-sunk dial with Arabic numerals, monogrammed back, threequarter-plate “BW Raymond” 21-jewel nickel damascened movement serial no. 15873550; the next an 18 size hunter case watch with enameled Roman numeral dial marked by maker, full-plate gilt leverset, stem-wound movement, serial no. 3199558; a 12 size South Bend with silvered dial, sunk seconds, and Arabic numerals, 19-jewel nickel damascened double roller movement model 429; the last a Longines 12 size gold-filled, monogrammed back, open face watch with raised Arabic numerals, 17-jewel nickel movement, chain and display box. $250-450

271. Group of Five “O” Size Open Face Watches, Elgin, Waltham, Waterbury, and New England Watch Company, the gold-filled Addison with blue Arabic numerals and gilt decoration, chased case, stem-wind and set lever escapement movement, the Waterbury in engine-turned and engraved case, Roman numerals and Waterbury logo on dial, lever escapement movement, the last three all with Arabic numeral dials marked by makers and 15-jewel movements. $150-250 272. Waltham 16 Size Vanguard 23-Jewel Open Face Watch, Waltham Watch Company, the enameled dial with sunk seconds, bold Arabic numerals and inscribed Waltham Vanguard 23 Jewels, damascened nickel lever-set bridge type movement inscribed as above without serial number, pressed jewel settings and exposed winding wheels, all set in a plain Keystone 10kt gold-filled case. $250-450 273. Four Open Face Gold-filled Waltham Pocket Watches, Waltham Massachusetts, c. 1900, including two 18 size stem-wind and crownset watches with Arabic numeral dials, sunk seconds and signed by maker, three-quarter-plate 15- and 19-jewel movements, the next a 16 size, cream-colored dial with Arabic numerals, three-quarter-plate damascened nickel stem-wind and crown-set movement, the last, a 12 size watch with Arabic numerals, sunk seconds and three-quarter-plate 15-jewel movement. $200-300

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274. American Watch Company 14kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1887, heavily engraved 14kt gold case with box hinge, monogrammed front lid within an elaborate border, rear lid with alpine scene, chased decoration around the rim, white enameled dial with Roman numerals, sunk seconds, blued-steel spade hands and signed American Watch Company Waltham, stem-wound, lever-set giltbrass full-plate movement marked P.S. Bartlett, Waltham, Mass. and 3758010, 53 mm, case weight 50 dwt. $300-500

275. Four Open Face American Waltham Watch Company Watches, the a sterling silver case with locomotive on rear lid, Arabic numeral dial and sunk seconds, stem-wind and set full-plate movement marked by maker and 14,326,020, 52 mm, (dial with hairlines); a silveroid case with enameled dial marked by maker and sunk seconds, key-wind and set full-plate movement marked Wm. Ellery and serial number 1,548,854, 55 mm, (case rubbed); an ore silver case, enameled Arabic numeral dial marked by maker, full-plate nickel movement, serial number 9,645,248, 55 mm, (movement damaged); and a silverode case, Arabic numeral dial, full-plate brass stem-wind and set movement signed by maker and serial number 20591914, 58 mm. $200-300

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276. Two 16 Size Hamilton 21-Jewel Open Face Watches, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 1280681 and C106400, the first, a Model 992 with bold Arabic numeral double-sunk dial marked Hamilton, three-quarter-plate damascened nickel stem-wind, lever-set movement marked with maker, serial number, model and 21 Jewels all in a Hamilton Railroad Model 10kt gold-filled case, the last, a Model 992B with enameled Arabic numeral sunk seconds dial marked Hamilton and individually marked minutes around the perimeter, stem-wind, lever-set three-quarter-plate nickel damascened movement marked Hamilton Watch Co. U.S.A., Adjusted Temp and 6 Positions, 21 Jewels, model number and C106400, all in a Hamilton Watch Company 10kt gold-filled case. $200-300 277. Four Waltham Watches, late 19th early 20th century, including two octagonal Art Deco white gold-filled cases, silvered Arabic numeral dials, stem-wind and set movements marked by maker, both 43 mm, and two gold-filled hunter cased watches with engine-turned and engraved cases, one with Arabic numeral dial marked American Watch Company and movement marked by maker and Riverside, the last a 15-jewel stem-wind and set movement with Roman numeral enameled dial marked Waltham. $300-500 278. Waltham Crescent Street 16 Size 21-Jewel Watch, Waltham Watch Company, No. 20,130,966 enameled triple-sunk Arabic numeral dial with UP-DOWN indicator at 12 o’clock position, seconds at 6, 60 minutes indicated in Arabic numerals in black and red at five minute intervals, nickel damascened lever-set movement marked Crescent St. Waltham, Mass., 21 Jewels and serial number as above, gold-set jewels and exposed winding wheels, all in a Keystone 10kt rolled gold open face case. $200-400

279. Hamilton 16 Size 21-Jewel “Railway Special” Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 833,440, enamel double-sunk dial marked Hamilton Railway Special, bold Arabic numeral hours and individually indicated minutes shown in red at five minute intervals, three-quarter nickel damascened plate lever-set model 990 movement marked by maker as above and 21-Jewels with gold jewel settings and exposed winding wheels, all in a Keystone 10kt gold-filled case. $200-400 280. Waltham Riverside and Hamilton 992 21-Jewel Open Face Watches, Waltham, no. 29243575, c. 1936; Hamilton, no. 2592389, c. 1934, the Waltham with 10kt rolled gold-filled plain case, bold Arabic numeral dial marked Waltham 21 Jewels, sunk seconds and outer minutes in Arabic numerals, stem-wound, lever-set nickel damascened movement marked Waltham USA Riverside, 21-Jewel and serial number as above, 48 mm, the Hamilton with 10kt gold-filled “Wadsworth” case, enameled Arabic numeral double-sunk dial marked by maker, threequarter-plate nickel damascened movement marked with maker’s name and place, 21 Jewels, 992 and serial number, 50 mm. $500-700 281. Hamilton Model 974 14kt Gold Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 1,222,077, enameled dial with Arabic numerals and sunk seconds, stem-wind and set three-quarter-plate movement marked by maker, 974 and 17 Jewels, all in a Roy 14kt gold case. $200-300 282. Hamilton Model 22 U.S. Navy Chronometer Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 3506, c. 1942, silvered Arabic numeral dial with UP-DOWN indicator and seconds, bar layout nickel stem-wind, pin-set movement marked on damascened back plate Hamilton Watch Company Model 22-21 Jewels Adjusted to Temperature & 6 Positions and U. S. Navy-BU. Ships-1942, Keystone base metal case with cuvette and screw-on back engraved Bureau of Ships U. S. Navy No. 3506-1942 Chronometer Watch, 70 mm. $300-500

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284. Hamilton 16 Size 21-Jewel 992B Railway Special, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. C505728, enameled doublesunk dial signed Hamilton Railway Special, bold Roman numerals with all minutes in Arabic and in red on the five minute marks, stem-wound lever-set three-quarter-plate striped damascened movement marked by maker and 21 Jewels 992B, all in a Hamilton Watch Company 10kt rolled gold plate case. $200-300 285. Patek Philippe 18kt Gold Wristwatch, Geneva, Ref. 531, c. 1940, round silvered dial marked Patek Philippe Geneve with raised Arabic hour numerals on the quarters and seconds dial, 18 jewel movement marked Patek Philippe Geneve and 825981, together with a 14kt gold bracelet. $2,000-4,000 286. Patek Philippe Open Face Watch, Geneva, No. 69476, the white enameled dial signed Wm. Kendrick’s Sons Louisville KY., Roman numerals and sunk seconds, S.W.C. Co. 14kt gold-filled case no. 5888043, multi-jewel crown-set movement marked as the dial and Patek Philippe & Co. Geneva, No. 69476, 50mm. $300-500 287. Cartier 18kt Gold Wristwatch, the silvered dial with Roman numerals marked Cartier and France, blued-steel moon hands, back wind and set movement marked Jaeger LeCoultre, case back engraved with WES III and serial 66609, together with a later leather strap. $1,500-2,500

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288. Tornek-Rayville TR-900 Dive Watch, c. 1965, rare stainless steel water-resistant anti-magnetic dive watch with sweep center second made for the U.S. Navy, bi-directional revolving black bezel with luminous unit indication, screw-back engraved with military markings, “MIL-W-22176.” Note: This watch was used on patrol in Vietnam in 1967-1968 by the consignor; crystal and band are original and show age. $8,000-10,000 289. Glycine 18kt White Gold Bracelet Wristwatch, Switzerland, c. 1940, pillow-form case, silvered dial marked Glycine with raised brass Arabic numerals, 17-jewel mechanical movement marked by maker, with 14kt white gold bracelet. $300-500 290. Group of Four Mechanical Wristwatches, including “Lord Elgin” and “Hamilton Masterpiece” Art Deco cased watches, a “Croton Nivada Grenchen” and a lady’s Omega “Ladymatic.” $200-400 283. Hamilton U.S. Navy 22 Jewel Model 4992B Open Face Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 40439, c. 1945, black 24-hour dial with inner hours, outer minutes and marked G.C.T., stem-wind and set sweep seconds three-quarter-plate nickel damascened movement marked by maker and 4992B BU. Aero. U.S. Navy and 22 Jewels, Keystone base metal case inscribed on back Hamilton Watch Company and part/contract numbers, 50 mm. $150-250 291. Patek Philippe Naviquartz Chronometer, Geneva, Switzerland, the black dial inscribed Patek Philippe Geneva, inner Arabic numeral hours and outer sweep seconds with brushed aluminum dial surround, stippled black metal outer case with stand, closed compartment for setting hands and regulation, “D” battery compartment and inset plate stating Naviquartz Patek Philippe, Geneva and Serie E 1200, Numero 690541, precision quartz movement powered by three D cell batteries, together with outer finger-jointed maroon felt-lined mahogany box with glazed lid, overall ht. 8 3/4, wd. 6 1/4, dp. 3 in. $1,500-2,500

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292. Hamilton Watch Company Model 21 Two-day Marine Chronometer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 7641, c. 1940, 4-in. Arabic numeral silvered dial inscribed Hamilton Lancaster PA., U.S.A., 7641 and 1941, full-plate nickel damascened movement marked Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Penn., Model 21 14 Jewels, chain fusee, maintaining power, steel balance, helical hairspring, balance lock screw and spring detent escapement, all in a weighted brass bowl and gimbal, walnut three-tier brassbound box with carrying handles, printed instructions under the lid and “Break Circuit” attachment in the base, overall dimensions ht. 10, wd. 8 1/4, dp. 7 3/4 in. $600-800 293. Hamilton Model 22 Chronometer Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, No. 12013, c. 1945, 2 1/4 in. silvered Arabic numeral dial marked Hamilton Lancaster PA., U.S.A., Up-Down indicator, seconds dial and blued-steel hands, stem-wind, locking pin-set split-plate movement marked by maker, 21 Jewels and U.S. Navy Bu. Ships 1943 with serial number 2F25560 in a weighted bowl and brass gimbals, three-tier box with applied maker’s plate and glazed viewing lid, 6 x 6 x 6 in. $600-800

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294. Hamilton Model 21 Two-day Marine Chronometer, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the 4-in. dia. silvered Arabic numeral dial inscribed Hamilton Lancaster, PA., U.S.A., Up-Down indicator, seconds, 4279 and 1941, 3/4 nickel damascened plate marked by maker and Model 21, 14 Jewels, 4279-1941, chain fusee, maintaining power, steel balance with brass timing screws, helical hairspring spring detent escapement in a gimbaled brass bowl and three-tier brass-bound mahogany box with carrying handles all in an outer padded, felt-lined transport box with tipsy key, overall dimensions: wd. 12, ht. 9 1/4, dp. 10 in. $700-900 295. Hamilton Watch Company Two-day Marine Chronometer, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 4 1/2-in. dia. silvered dial marked with maker’s name, 2E11130 and U.S. Maritime Commission, Up-Down indicator, Arabic numerals and spade hands, damascened nickel plates marked Model 21 14 Jewels, Hamilton Watch Co. Lancaster, Penna. 2E11130, two-arm steel balance with helical hairspring and spring detent escapement fitted in a two-tier mahogany box with brass gimbals and outer padded carrying case. $800-1,200 296. Two-day Marine Chronometer by Graham & Parkes, Liverpool, 4 1/4 in. dia. silvered brass Roman numeral dial with 56-hour “Up-Down” indicator and marked Graham & Parkes, 43 Canning Place, Liverpool, 5122, gold hour and minute hands, lacquered gimbals and bowl, chain drive fusee movement with bi-metallic split balance, helical hairspring, detent escapement and spotted plates, tipsy key, brass-bound mahogany box with recessed carrying handles and viewing lid, ht. 6 3/4 x wd. 7 1/4 x dp. 7 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500

297. Gray & Keen Two-day Marine Chronometer Liverpool, No. 296, 3 3/4-in. engraved silvered dial marked Gray and Keen, 25 & 26 Strand, Liverpool, Up-Down indicator, seconds dial marked 296 within the chapters, Roman numerals, three-quarter spotted plate movement with split bi-metallic two-arm balance, diamond endstone and helical hairspring, chain fusee and spring detent escapement, lacquered brass bowl and screw-on bezel, all in an associated mahogany box. $300-500

298. Elgin One-day Box Chronometer Watch, Elgin National Watch Company, c. 1950, with 2 1/4-in. Roman numeral dial inscribed Elgin National Watch Co., seconds dial and spade hands, screw-on bezel and stem-wind, lever-set eight-day lever escapement movement, weighted brass bowl and gimbal mount in a two-tier mahogany box with brass plate marked Elgin, boxed wd. 5, dp. 5, ht. 5 1/4 in. $400-600

299. Russian Two-day Marine Chronometer, 20th Century, 4-in. dia. silvered Arabic numeral dial marked by Russian maker, Up-Down indicator, seconds and 23471, three-quarter-plate gilt-brass damascened plate, chain fusee movement with maintaining power, split bi-metallic balance, helical hairspring and spring detent escapement all in a gimbaled lacquered bowl and hardwood brass-bound three-tier case with carrying handles and tipsy key, overall dimensions: wd. 7 1/2, ht. 7 1/2, dp. 7 3/4 in. $600-800

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300. Waltham Boxed Deck Watch, Waltham Watch Company, 2-in. dia. silvered Arabic numeral dial inscribed Waltham with blued-steel hands and seconds subsidiary dial, stem-wind, stem-set lever escapement movement set in a weighted bowl, gimbals and threetier box with outer felt-padded carrying case, overall dimensions: wd. 8, ht. and dp. 7 in. $500-700

301. Waltham Eight-day U.S. Navy Chronometer, Waltham Watch Company, the silvered 2 3/4-in. Roman numeral triple-sunk dial inscribed Waltham Watch Co. and 8 Days, Up-Down indicator and bluedsteel hands, stem-wind, stem-set three-quarter-plate damascened movement marked Waltham Watch Co. 8 Days, weighted bowl engraved U.S. Navy 1615, all set in brass gimbals and three-tier box with outer walnut felt-padded carrying case and leather strap, overall dimensions: wd. 9, ht. and dp. 7 1/2 in. $500-700

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302. Zenith Eight-day Chronometer Watch, Zenith Watch Company, c. 1950, with 2 1/2-in. Arabic numeral dial marked Zenith and Chronometer, Up-Down indicator and seconds dial, stem-wound and set eight-day lever escapement movement set in a weighted brass bowl, gimbals and mounted in a mahogany box, wd. boxed 5, dp. 5, ht. 3 1/4 in. $400-600 303. Zenith Eight-day Chronometer Watch, Zenith Watch Company, c. 1950, with 2 1/2-in. Arabic numeral dial marked Zenith and Chronometer, Up-Down indicator and seconds dial, stem-wound and set eight-day lever escapement movement set in a weighted brass bowl, gimbals and mounted in a mahogany box, wd. boxed 5, dp. 5, ht. 3 1/4 in. $400-600

304. Ulysse Nardin Two-day Marine Chronometer, Locle, Switzerland, No. 1273, 4-in. dia. silvered dial signed Ulysse Nardin Locle Suisse, 1264 and 1273, “Up-Down” indicator, gold hands, three-quarter spotted plate chain drive fusee movement with maker’s mark and 1273, split bi-metallic two-arm balance with diamond endstone, helical hairspring and spring detent escapement, lacquered brass bowl and gimbals in a brass-bound two-tier mahogany box with maker’s plate, boss marked 1273and carrying handles, all in a padded transport box, ht. 9 1/2, dp. 9 1/2, wd. 11 1/2 in. boxed. Provenance: This chronometer was presented to Sanford L. Cluett in 1898 by J.W. Alfred Cluett. An undated baggage label affixed to the box indicates that Sanford Cluett sailed with this chronometer on the Vulcania from New York to Cannes. Sanford Lockwood Cluett patented “Sanforizing” a process to reduce fabric shrinkage during laundering. $600-800

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305. Parkinson & Frodsham Two-day Marine Chronometer, Change Alley, London, no. 1727, the silvered and engraved dial signed Parkinson & Frodsham Change Alley, London. 1727., with seconds dial and Up-Down indicator, and blued-steel hands, 2 1/4-in. dia. plate chain-drive fusee movement engraved with maker’s name and origin as above, bi-metallic balance with keystone weights and brass timing screws, helical hairspring, diamond endstone and spring detent escapement within a brass dust cover, lacquered brass bowl set in gimbals with locking lever, tipsy key, three-tier brass-banded mahogany box with bail carrying handles, dial dia. 3 1/4, boxed ht. 6 1/2, wd. and dp. 6 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

306. Dent Two-day Marine Chronometer, 61 Strand & 4 Royal Exchange, London, No. 46172, c. 1885, with three-tier box with printed maker’s label inside top lid, circular enamel boss marked Dent 46172, brass folding carrying handles and escutcheon, 2 3/4-in. engraved silvered dial, marked Dent, Maker to the Queen and address as above, Roman numerals Up-Down indicator, seconds dial, blued-steel hands, brass bowl and gimbals, spotted full brass plates, chain fusee, Earnshawtype spring detent escapement, Dent’s “staple-type” balance, helical hairspring, and diamond endstone, ratchet key, ht. 7 5/8, wd. and dp. 7 1/4 in. $3,000-4,000

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307. Cherry Astronomical Regulator by U.B. Lust, Fremont, Ohio, c. 1923, case with removable arched top hood, convex glass, silvered hinged bezel opening to silvered brass dial marked U.B. Lust, 1923 Fremont, Ohio, glazed hinged waist door, eight-day brass weightpowered movement with deadbeat escapement, and maintaining power with cherry pendulum rod and two 6-in. steel cylinder pendulum bob, ht. 60 in. Literature: For comprehensive information on U.B. Lust, see the Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, April 1959, pp. 491-97. $2,000-4,000

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308. E. Howard No. 12 Wall Regulator, E. Howard & Company, Boston, c. 1875, black walnut case with turned molded bezel over the 15-in. dia. painted zinc Roman numeral dial inscribed E. Howard & Co. Boston., lower door with black, gold and maroon painted tablet, eightday damascened brass plate, time-only movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power and Geneva stop, iron weight and four-jar etched glass mercury temperature compensating pendulum and looking glass behind, ht. 62 in. $15,000-25,000

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309. Riefler Precision Astronomical Regulator, No. 1174, c. 1907-10, the silvered dial with outer ring minutes, subsidiary dial for seconds at 12 and hours at 6, eight-day timepiece mounted on a brass plate with pendulum suspension, five-wheel train, deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, beat setting provision on the crutch, and outboard pulley to direct weight fall, K-style invar pendulum marked Riefler Munchen-DRP 100870-1174, nickel pulley and single weight, all in a painted wooden case with full-length glazed door, ht. 52 in. Note: The Riefler firm and their clocks are illustrated and discussed in Derek Roberts, Precision Pendulum Clocks, pp. 119-149. $6,000-8,000

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310. E. Howard No. 74 Astronomical Regulator with Gravity Escapement, E. Howard Clock Company, Boston, c. 1874, 12 1/2-in. painted zinc dial inscribed E. Howard & Co. Boston, Mass., subsidiary dials for hours at the bottom, seconds above and minute track around the perimeter, fourlegged gravity escapement single-train movement stamped E. Howard & Co. Boston, jeweled gravity arm arbors, lifting arms and locking faces, maintaining power and stainless steel replica single-jar mercury pendulum, regulating assembly and suspension block, powered by a single side-hung lead weight all mounted on a cast iron backboard bracket in an oak case with removable hood and sides, ht. 59 1/2 in. Note: With a long history in Waltham, this clock is likely one used in the Howard factory from new until early in the 20th century. Inside the great wheel under the maintaining ratchet are the following inscriptions by E. Howard Company escapement finisher Mr. L. P. Emerson: L.P.E. 1874 Cleaned 1884 L.P.E. Put up in Supt. Office 1892 L.P.E. Cleaned 1900 new wire 1902. $35,000-50,000

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311. E. Howard & Co. Master Clock and Slave, Boston, Massachusetts, mahogany stained maple case with full-length glazed door, 15-in. painted dial with Roman numerals marked E. Howard & Co. Boston, surrounded by a wooden bezel, electrically wound movement with a two-cylinder mercury pendulum, tape program controller, and a blue painted slave clock with a 12-in. painted dial, ht. 60 in. $400-600 312. Standard Electric Time Co. Master Clock, Springfield, Massachusetts, the oak case with an 11-in. aluminum and black painted Roman numeral dial, milliammeter, three Roman numeral pilot dials, and mercury pendulum; also includes a program controller and two slave clocks, ht. 66 in. $400-600 313. International Time Recording Company Master Clock, Endicott, New York, model D, oak case with arched glass door, round painted 12-in. dial with Arabic numerals and seconds bit, marked International Time Recording Co. of New York, Endicott, N.Y. surrounded by oak bezel, powered by two electrically wound weights, mercury pendulum with beat scale, ht. 64 3/4 in. $400-600

314. Self Winding Clock Co. Master Clock, New York, 12-in. white enameled Roman numeral dial, stained birch case with stepped cornice, brass bob pendulum on steel rod, with an additional “F” movement, ht. 41 in. $400-600 315. Stromberg Electric Master and Slave Clock, Chicago, Illinois, master clock with Roman numeral dial, movement number 7162M, beveled glass, 2-in. hole centered around seconds hand, stained maple case, ht. 59; slave clock with Arabic numeral dial, model S6, painted black metal case, 14 1/2-in. diameter. $200-400 316. Self Winding Clock Company Master Clock, New York, model F7186, oak case with divided glass door, 14 1/2-in. square aluminum dial with Arabic numerals and seconds bit, marked Self Winding Clock Co., New York, sixty-beat mercury pendulum, fitted with a Roman numeral 14-in. dia. metal slave clock, also marked as above, master clock ht. 58 in. $200-400

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317. Gents’ “Pul-syn-etic” C-69 Impulse Programmer, Leicester, England, mahogany case with glazed hinged door, serial no. 129252, large dial calibrated 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., smaller dial with days of the week, mercury hourglass linked to minute dial, all attached to cast iron frame sitting on wooden base, ht. 15 3/4 in. $150-250 318. English Synchronome Master Clock, c. 1950, round corner oak case, Roman numeral dial, exposed “A” frame movement in black matte finish, with electromagnet coils wound with a black covering, invar pendulum, no serial number present on movement, ht. 49 3/4 in. $800-1,200 319. Gents’ Electric Master Clock, Leicester, England, “Pul-syn-etic” electric impulse clock, oak case with square Arabic numeral dial, movement provides an impulse to slave clocks once every thirty seconds, flat invar rod with green painted cast iron bob, ht. 50 1/2 in. $300-500

320. Art Deco “Postal Telegraph” Electric Wall Clock, Chicago, Illinois, Arabic numeral dial, chrome bezel, black enamel metal frame, red enamel crescent second hand, manufactured by Hammond Instrument Co., diameter 20 1/2 in. $200-300 321. Warren Telechron Co. Master Clock Type B, Ashland, Massachusetts, oak case with electrically wound spring-driven movement, originally used to regulate generators in power plants, main dial displays deviation from standard time, ht. 36 in. $600-900 322. Stromberg Electric Wall Clock, Chicago, Illinois, model number 31, Roman numeral dial with 2-in. hole centered around seconds hand, battery wound pendulum movement, instructional label on inside front door, stained maple case, ht. 31 in. $200-300

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325. Two Self Winding Clock Co. Clocks, New York, the first with a 12 1/2-in. aluminum dial with Arabic numerals marked Official Time, Western Union below hand shaft, and Self Winding Clock Co., New York at bottom edge, housed in a square walnut case; the other with a 14-in. round aluminum dial with Arabic numerals and seconds bit, marked Self Winding Clock Co., New York, 21-in. square case with circular dial glass and metal plate marked Naval Observatory Time, Western Union. $200-300 326. Two Self Winding Clock Co. Clocks, New York, One round medal cased 15-in. metal dial with “Naval Observatory Time, Western Union” below hand shaft, overall 20 in. diameter; the other square metal cased 14-in. dial with “Synchronizes Self Winding” below hand shaft, overall dia. 20 in. $300-500

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327. Two Poole Electric Clocks, Ithaca, New York, both 3-in. metal dials with Arabic numerals, and seconds bit, marked Poole, Trade Mark, and bubble levels on base, one cased in mahogany and beveled glass, the other sits on a 7 1/2-in. Bakelite base under a glass dome, ht. 10 3/4 to 11 3/4 in. $200-250 328. Collection of Five Electric Clocks, including two Bulle on wood bases, metal dials with Arabic numerals, both movements stamped Bulle Clock France; one Barr on wood base, metal dial with Arabic numerals and seconds bit; two “Tiffany Never Wind” on metal bases, porcelain dials with Arabic numerals, ht. 10 to 14 in. $300-500 329. Ansonia “General” Regulator, Ansonia Clock Company, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1895, mahoganized ash case with pressed and carved decoration, wooden bezel over the 18-in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, glazed lower door and pedestal, eight-day time-only movement with pendulum and two brass-cased weights, ht. 68 in. $3,000-4,000 330. Walnut Wall Regulator Attributed to George Jones, New York, c. 1880, with pitched pediment and turned finial crest, full-length glazed door over the 8 1/2-in. enameled dial with sunk center, Roman numerals and center seconds, eight-day time-only movement with club foot deadbeat escapement, maintaining power grid-iron temperature compensated pendulum, ht. 56 in. $2,000-3,000 331. Ansonia “Santa Fe” Oak Wall Clock, Ansonia Clock Company, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1890, the oak case with incised decoration, freestanding columns flanking the full-length glazed door, and gallery top, 10-in. paper on zinc dial with Roman numerals and seconds bit, eight-day time-only movement powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 46 1/2 in. $800-1,200 332. Cherry #3 Wall Regulator by Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, cherry case with turned bezel over the 13 1/4-in. dia. painted zinc dial with Arabic numerals and inscribed Chelsea Clock Co., Boston. eight-day timepiece with maintaining power and deadbeat escapement stamped Chelsea Clock Co. Boston, U.S.A., pendulum and brass-cased weight, ht. 37 in. $700-900 333. Ansonia Oak Wall Regulator, 12-in. painted zinc dial with Arabic numerals and marked Ansonia, eight-day time-only weight-powered movement with cylindrical brass weight, wooden rod, and brass-faced pendulum bob, ht. 36 in. $400-600 334. Waterbury Clock Company Thirty-day “Admiral” Regulator, Waterbury, Connecticut, c. 1912, oak long-drop case with glazed brass bezel, 12-in. dia. painted metal dial with Roman numerals, seconds bit, marked THIRTY DAY., lower door glass marked Regulator, thirty-day time-only movement, ht. 31 in. $200-250

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337. Oak #70 Wall Regulator by E. Howard, Boston, Massachusetts, turned wooden bezel over the 12-in. dia. painted dial with Roman numerals signed E. Howard & Co. Boston, painted glass tablet on lower door and eight-day nickel plate time-only movement stamped E. Howard & Co. and 70 with pendulum and cast iron weight stamped 70, ht. 31 in. $1,000-1,500 338. Seth Thomas Oak No. 2 Regulator, Thomaston, Connecticut, zinc painted dial with Arabic numerals marked Seth Thomas and Made in U.S.A., glazed lower door, eight-day brass weight-driven movement, brass-cased weight and pendulum, ht. 36 in. $800-1,200

339. Seth Thomas Oak No. 2 Regulator, Thomaston, Connecticut, c. 1890, 12-in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, lower glazed door marked First Spiritual Temple 1891, eight-day time-only movement with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, pendulum and brass-cased weight, ht. 36 in. $700-900 340. Howard & Davis No. 4, Boston, Massachusetts, mahogany case with printed paper Roman numeral dial on zinc, marked Howard & Davis, Boston., lower glass tablet with replaced paper image of a landscape and mill, original black and gold decorated throat glass, eight-day weight-powered brass movement, ht. 32 in. $1,000-1,500

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341. Seth Thomas Street Clock Movement, Thomaston, Connecticut, c. 1907, black and gilt painted cast iron Y-shaped frames housing an eight-day weight-powered time-only movement, 4-in. dia. Arabic numeral “setting” dial marked Made By Seth Thomas Clock Co. Thomaston, Conn., sitting on a tapered 35-in. pedestal with eagle and star decal, brass-cased lead 14-in. pendulum bob and iron rod, ht. 55 in. $1,000-1,500

342. James Arthur Regulator with Remontoir, New York, 1901, the maple case with molded top, glazed dial and waist doors and mirrored back, the skeletonized movement stamped with maker’s name and date with three front mounted dials, seconds at the top, hours object lower right, and minutes lower left, deadbeat escapement with adjustable pallet faces, lever activated one minute remontoir rewound by the large brasscased weight and internal “ball” pulley all regulated by a steel grid iron pendulum and cylindrical bob, ht. 81 in. Note: This clock is illustrated and discussed in James Arthur, Time and Its Measurement (1909), pp. 39-40. For additional information about the creative mechanic James Arthur see: Robert C. Cheney, “James Arthur: Pioneer Collector and Benefactor,” pp. 329-337, in The Quest for Longitude. $1,000-1,500

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343. James Arthur Drum-head Tall Clock, James Arthur, New York City, 1903, mahogany case with 14-in. brass Roman numeral dial stamped by maker, glazed waist door with eight-day time-only wooden and brass-wheeled skeletonized movement with deadbeat escapement signed James Arthur 1903 and James Arthur Co. New York, transfer gearing to transmit power to the hands, applied plaque stating To Bessie Humphrey Arthur, From her Father James Arthur, October 24th, 1904, powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by a brass bob, wooden rod pendulum, ht. 87 in. Note: For biographical information on James Arthur see citation in previous lot. $1,000-1,500

344. Bigelow, Kennard & Company Mahogany Tall Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1920, dome-top case with freestanding reeded columns flanking the painted iron dial with Arabic numerals, signed by retailer as above, moon’s age in the arch and date dial, reeded quartercolumns flanking the line-inlaid waist door all on bracket feet, eight-day time and gong strike movement with pendulum and two brass-cased weights, ht. 92 in. $400-800 345. Mahogany Tall Clock, c. 1900, scroll-top hood with freestanding reeded columns flanking a composite brass dial, Arabic numerals, moon’s age dial in arch, glazed waist door, reeded columns with brass capitals on trunk and base, eight-day time and strike movement on singular tubular bell, silvered pendulum bob and weights, ht. 95 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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346. Elite Mahogany Twelve Tubular Bell Chime Clock, Germany, c. 1900, carved scroll-top case with freestanding columns and, flanking composite brass dial, with Arabic numerals, marked Bawo & Dotter Ltd, Patentees & Makers, N.Y., subsidiary dials for tune selection and chime silent, moon’s age in arch, glazed waist door, eight-day time and quarter chiming movement on twelve tubular bells, pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 101 in. $2,000-3,000

347. Mahogany Eleven Tubular Bell Chime Clock, c. 1900, scroll top with freestanding fluted columns, flanking composite brass dial, Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for tune selection and chime silent, moon’s age in arch, case with beveled side glass and waist door, fluted freestanding columns, all on carved paw front feet, eight-day quarter chiming movement on eleven tubular bells, brass lyre-shaped pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 98 in. $2,000-4,000

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348. Math. Bauerle Mahogany Thirteen Tubular Bell Chime Clock, St. Georgen, Germany, c. 1900, domed-top case with fluted freestanding columns flanking divided glass door, with beveled glass on waist and sides, composite brass dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for tune selection and chime silent, moon’s age in arch, eight-day quarterstriking movement on thirteen tubular bells, lyre-shaped pendulum, and three brass-cased weights, ht. 90 in. $2,000-3,000

349. Mahogany Veneer Nine Tubular Bell Chime Clock, c. 1900, scroll top, carved capital columns flanking full-length beveled glass waist door, composite brass dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for tune selection and strike silent, moon’s age in arch, eight-day time and quarter-chiming movement on nine tubular bells marked Walter Durfee & Co. Prov. R.I., pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 100 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 350. Herschede Model 250 Grandfather Clock, Spanish olive ash veneered case with brass stringing, beveled glass door and sides, nine-tube quarter-hour and hour strike, chime and strike silent selector, eight-day movement with lyre pendulum, hand-engraved 14kt goldplated dial with Arabic numerals and brass spandrels, Whitington, Westminster, and Canterbury chime selector, ht. 87 1/2 in. $600-900

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351. Jan Gobels Burl Walnut Marquetry Tall Clock, Amsterdam, c. 1760, the case with blind sound fret in the crest, flat fluted columns with Corinthian capitals flanking the composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring engraved Jan Gobels Amsterdam, engraved and matted center with calendar, cast brass four seasons spandrels, moon’s age in the arch with lunar and tidal calibrations, tombstone-shaped waist door with oval lentical and floral and scroll marquetry pattern inlays, bombé base with similar decoration all on hairy paw feet, eight-day time and Dutch striking movement with two bells, two iron-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 100 1/2 in. $8,000-10,000

352. T. Reynolds Japanned Longcase Clock, London, c. 1775, flat top hood with engaged columns flanking the arched and glazed hood door, composite brass dial engraved T. Reynolds, London, Roman numeral chapter ring, Strike-Silent dial in the arch and cast brass spandrels, tombstone-shaped waist door and molded base all with original japanned decoration including feather-grained sides, eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 81 in. $3,000-5,000

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353. Thomas Sone Oak Longcase Clock, Fareham, England, c. 1785, dome top case with engaged columns flanking the composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring engraved, Thos. Sone Fareham, applied cast brass spandrels, recessed seconds dial, sunburst engraving in the arch and engraved center, tombstone-shaped waist door and bracket base, eight-day time and hour strike movement with pendulum and two iron weights, ht. 83 3/4 in. $1,500-2,500 354. Smorthwaite Pine Longcase Clock, Colchester, England, c. 1710, brass composite 11-in. dial with Roman numeral chapter ring engraved Smorthwaite in Colchester, quarter hour and half hour fleur-de-lis markings, cast brass spandrels and single hand, flat cornice top, blind fretwork, rectangular waist door with glass lentical, flat molded base, thirty-hour posted frame movement with recoil escapement, countwheel strike and Huygen’s endless rope, pendulum and single weight, ht. 80 in. $600-900

355. James Edwards Mahogany Tall Clock with Automaton, Stourbridge, United Kingdom, c. 1825, the scroll-top case with brass rosettes, arched and glazed door flanked by carved and turned freestanding columns, painted iron dial signed Jas. Edwards, Stourbridge, colorful depictions of the four seasons in the spandrels, a rural countryside within the Roman numeral chapter ring and automata in the arch with two figures on a teeter-totter moving with the swing of the pendulum, serpentine waist door flanked by matching columns to the above, French feet and inlaid on all surfaces, eight-day time and strike movement with two iron weights and brass-faced pendulum, ht. 93 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 356. Thomas Hughes Clock Dial and Movement, London, England, c. 1760, composite brass dial with silvered chapter ring engraved Thomas Hughes, London, seconds, calendar and strike silent dials, cast brass spandrels, matted centers, eight-day time and strike brass five-pillar movement, lead weights, brass strap pendulum rod and bob, ht. 18 in. $400-600

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357. Adam Chilholm Mahogany Tall Clock, Dumfries, Scotland, c. 1825, with painted iron Roman numeral dial inscribed Adam Chilholm, Dumfries, painted floral corners and moon’s age in the arch, scroll-top case with freestanding turned columns flanking the dial, carved reeded quarter-columns with thistle capitals and twist column bases in the waist, fluted columns on the base and short bracket feet, eight-day time and strike movement with two iron weights and paint and stencil decorated pendulum, ht. 96 in. $1,000-1,500 358. Four Horological Titles Mostly of Pennsylvania Interest, including George H. Eckhardt, Pennsylvania Clocks and Clockmakers (1955), Stacy B.C. Wood, Jr. and Stephen E. Kramer, Clockmakers of Lancaster County and Their Clocks, 1750-1850 (1977), Arthur E. James, Chester County Clocks and Their Makers (1947), and Brooks Palmer, The Book of American Clocks (1972). $100-150

359. Five Titles on American Clocks, Carl Drepperd, American Clocks, George Eckhardt, Pennsylvania Clocks and Clockmakers, Andrew Miller, Survey of American Calendar Clocks, Tran Duy Ly, Seth Thomas Clocks and Movements, and Herschede Clocks, Selection from Four Catalogues 1904-1927. $50-100 360. Four Standard Reference Works on American Clocks, Chris H. Bailey, Two Hundred Years of American Clocks and Watches, Brooks Palmer, Book of American Clocks and A Treasury of American Clocks, and Distin and Bishop, The American Clock. $100-150 361. Two Reference Titles on American Clocks, Battison and Kane, The American Clock, 1725-1865, and Distin and Bishop, The American Clock. $100-150

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362. Proceedings of the Boston Clock Club and Other Titles, edited by Albert L. Partridge, 1934-1940, cloth on board bound volume of original Boston Clock Club Papers 1934-1940 including an index to Bulletin and Special Articles from January 1934-April 1939, together with Battison and Kane, The American Clock, 1725-1865, Brooks Palmer, The Book of American Clocks (1950), and Wallace Nutting, The Clock Book (1935). Note: The Boston Clock Club Papers has long been an antiquarian horologist treasure for early insight and primary source information on American horology. Articles by Albert L. Partridge have stood the test of time while those by James Conlon offer the early 20th century dealer perspective. $200-300

363. Five Titles on American Clocks and Watches, including Chris H. Bailey, Two Hundred Years of American Clocks and Watches (1975), Distin and Bishop, The American Clock (1976), George H. Eckhardt, Pennsylvania Clocks and Clockmakers (1955), Brooks Palmer, The Book of American Clocks (1967), John Ware Willard, Simon Willard and his Clocks (Dover Reprint, 1968). $100-150 364. Large Group of Clock and Watch Repair Titles, approximately 60 hard and softbound books by authors including Saunier, Henry Freid, Jesse Coleman, Louis and Samuel Levin, H.G. Harris, W.J. Gazeley, F.W. Britten, Donald DeCarle, Laurie Penman, Eric Bruton, and Steven Conover, Elgin service manuals, etc. $300-500

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365. Ted Crom Horological Research Material, four ringed binders which include “Prescott Toolmakers,” an alphabetical computer printout listing toolmakers (source unknown, 1994), Eliot Isaacs, Wheel Cutting, Practical Notes for Clockmakers (Chronos Designs LTD, 1979), and others, Ingenious Yankees, the Rise of the American System of Manufactures in the Private Sector (Donald Hoke doctoral thesis, 1984), and a copy of Dorthea E. Spear, American Watch Papers (1952). $75-100 366. Seven Titles on Clock Repair and Values, Steven G. Conover, Clock Repair Basics, Striking Clock Repair Guide, Chime Clock Repair, and How to Repair Herschede Tubular Bell Clocks, Donald de Carle, Practical Clock Repairing, H.G. Harris, Handbook of Watch and Clock Repairs, and Robert Miller, Clock Guide Identification with Prices. $50-100

367. Six Titles on American Clocks, including Chris H. Bailey, Two Hundred Years of American Clocks and Watches (1975), Kenneth D. Roberts, The Contributions of Joseph Ives to Connecticut Clock Technology (1970), Penrose R. Hoopes, Connecticut Clockmakers of the Eighteenth Century (1975), Wallace Nutting, The Clock Book (1924), Walter A. Dyer, Early American Craftsmen (1915) and N. Hudson Moore, The Collectors Manual (1906). $100-150 368. National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Bulletins, Vols. 1-27, 1944-1985, the bound set includes Supplements 1-12, 19621978, and seven redundant bound volumes. $150-250

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369. Bound Volumes of Clocks Magazine, Model & Allied Publications LTD, England, eleven volumes, July 1978-May 1989. $100-150

370. Two Horological Titles, Clutton and Daniels, Clocks and Watches in the Collection of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, and Hans von Bertele, Marine and Pocket Chronometers. $75-150

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371. Three Hardcover Titles on Early Astronomical Clocks, including Needham, Ling and Price, Heavenly Clockwork(1960), Klaus Maurice and Otto Mayr, The Clockwork Universe, German Clocks and Automata 1550-1650 (1980), and C.F.C. Beeson, Perpignan 1356, The Making of a Clock and Bell for the King’s Castle, (1982). $300-500 372. Five Titles on Horological History, Britten’s, Watch and Clock Maker’s Handbook Dictionary and Guide (16th edition, 1978), Willis Milham, Time and Timekeepers, Donald de Carle, Watch and Clock Encyclopedia, Kenneth Ullyett, In Quest of Clocks, and Alan Smith, The International Dictionary of Clocks. $75-150 373. Four Horological Titles by Brian Loomes, The White Dial Clock (1975), Country Clocks and Their London Origins, Complete British Clocks, and Yorkshire Clockmakers. $75-150 374. Six Titles on Regional Clock and Watchmaking, hardcover titles including Mason, Clock and Watchmaking in Colchester (1969), Snell, Clocks and Clockmakers of Salisbury (1986), Smith, Old Scottish Clockmakers 1453-1850 (1921), Penfold, The Clockmakers of Cumberland (1977, First Edition, no. 110), Haggar and Miller, Suffolk Clocks and Clockmakers (1974) and a softbound publication by Bellchambers, Somerset Clockmakers. $200-300 375. Three Hardcover Titles by Vaudrey Mercer, published by the Antiquarian Horological Society, including John Arnold & Son (1972), Edward John Dent and His Successors (1977), and The FrodshamsThe Story of a Family of Chronometer Makers, (1981). $300-500

376. Three Titles on European Horology, Georg D.W. Callwey, Uhren der Sammlung Landrock, Richard Muhe, Horand M. Vogel, Alte Uhren, and Otto Mortensen, Jens Olsen’s Clock, A Technical Description. $75-150 377. Three Titles on Mechanical Music and Clocks, Claude B. Reeve, The Musical Clock, Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume, The Musical Box, A Guide for Collectors, and Gilbert Bahl, Music Boxes. $50-150 378. Five Paperback Titles on German Clocks, including Rick Ortenburger, The Vienna and German Regulator, and two copies of Viennese Regulators and Industrialized Clock Factories, Antique Clock Publishing, The Junghans Story, and Tran Duy Ly, Gustav Becker Clocks. $50-150 379. Tardy’s Three Volumes of La Pendule Francaise and Three Additional Titles, including Tardy, Poincons d’Argent, Grund, Montres et Horloges and Montres et Horloges, and Steve Nemrava, The Morbier 1680-1900. $100-150 380. Three Titles on Watches and Watchmaking by George Daniels, including, Clutton and Daniels, Watches (1965), The Art of Breguet, second impression (1977), (dust jacket torn), and Watchmaking (1981). $200-400 381. Two Titles on Antique Watches, Cecil Clutton and George Daniels, Watches, and Jaquet and Chapuis, Technique and History of the Swiss Watch. $100-150

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382. Nine Price Guides and General Works on Clocks, including Alan Smith, Clocks and Watches, E.J. Tyer, Clocks and Watches, Eric Smith, Clocks Repair and Maintenance, and others. $50-75 383. Four Titles on Antique Clocks, F.B. Royer-Collard, Skeleton Clocks, Libuse Uresova, European Clocks, Cedric Jagger, Clocks, and H. Alan Lloyd, The Collector’s Dictionary of Clocks. $75-125

384. Seven Titles on the History of Clocks, Watches, and Silver, including Seymour Wyler, The Book of Old Silver, Cedric Jagger, Clocks and Watches, D.W. Hering, The Lure of the Clock, and others. $100-150 385. Seven Titles on Watch and Clock History, including Ronald E. Rose, English Dial Clocks, E.J. Tyler, The Craft of the Clockmaker, Anthony Bird, English House Clocks, Donald deCarle, Watch and Clock Encyclopedia, and others. $75-125

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386. Benjamin Willard Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, no. 207, c. 1780, silvered sheet brass dial engraved Benja. Willard Roxbury, No. 207, and Ab Hoc Momento Pendet Eternitas with a phoenix in the arch, the fret-top maple case with fan-carved waist door flanked by thumbnail corners, all on a two-stage molded bracket foot base, eight-day time and strike movement with rack and snail strike regulated by a wooden pendulum rod and brass-faced bob all powered by two period iron weights, ht. 87 1/2 in. Note: For a discussion of numbered Benjamin Willard tall clocks, see Philip Zea and Robert C. Cheney, Clock Making in New England, 17251825, p. 29 and note 1, p. 56. $15,000-25,000

387. Daniel Burnap Cherry Tall Clock, East Windsor, Connecticut, c. 1785, engraved sheet brass silvered dial signed in the arch Daniel Burnap, East Windsor, recessed seconds and calendar dials, Roman numerals and overall decorative engraved raffles, stylized pagoda hood with three turned finials, fluted freestanding columns flanking the arched and glazed hood door, fluted quarter-columns flanking the serpentine top waist door, two-stage base molding and ogee feet, eight-day time and strike movement with deadbeat escapement, wooden pendulum rod, brass-faced bob and two cast iron weights, ht. 88 1/2 in. Note: Daniel Burnap (1759-1838) was a clockmaker, instrument maker, silversmith and brass founder and remains very well documented in the definitive work by Penrose Hoopes, The Shop Records of Daniel Burnap, Clockmaker. Burnap’s Memorandum Book, wheelcutting engine, tools and casting patterns are in the collections of the Connecticut Historical Society. $10,000-15,000

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388. Reuben Ingraham Tall Clock, Plainfield, Connecticut, No. 90, c. 1780, 11 1/2-in. sheet brass engraved silvered dial plate signed in the arch Reuben Ingraham, Plainfield No. 90 surmounted by engraved portraits of a man and woman, Roman numerals with Arabic minutes, stylized floral spandrels, seconds bit and recessed date dial, eight-day time and rack strike movement with wooden pendulum rod, brass-faced bob and powered by two period iron weights, walnut case with solid fret top, freestanding columns, waist door and recessed panel in the base, ht. 85 in. Note: Reuben Ingraham (1745-1811) was apprenticed to clockmaker and silversmith John Avery (1732-1794) of Preston, Connecticut. See Heckscher and Bowman, American Rococo, 1750-1775, p. 69 for a magnificent engraved and silvered Reuben Ingraham dial signed by the engraver, John Avery. $4,000-6,000

389. Pennsylvania Cherry Cased Tall Clock, c. 1830, scroll-top case with striped maple freestanding columns flanking the arched and glazed hood door, rectangular waist door with line inlay and banded outline, circular line inlay in the base all on French feet, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and floral sprays in the spandrels, thirty-hour chain drive weight-powered “Black Forest” movement with two weights and pendulum, ht. 100 1/4 in. $200-300 390. New England Cherry Tall Clock, probably New Hampshire, c. 1800, unsigned painted iron dial with Roman numerals, river view with bridge in the arch, raised gilt decorated spandrels, arched and glazed hood door flanked by freestanding fluted columns, inlaid rectangular waist door, inlaid base on French feet, eight-day skeletonized plate movement with countwheel strike on the great wheel, recoil escapement, wooden pendulum rod, brass bob, and two lead weights, ht. 88 1/2 in. $5,000-7,000

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391. Elnathan Taber Mahogany Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1790, case attributed to Stephen Badlam (1751-1815), dial signed by John Minott (1772-1826) J Minott 89, painted iron dial signed Elnathan Taber, Roman numerals, floral spandrels and moon’s age dial in the arch, pierced and blind fret at the cornice, brass stop-fluted freestanding columns flanking the dial, banded inlaid rectangular waist door with cut corners and fan spandrels flanked by brass stop-fluted quarter-columns, the base with banded, line, segmented, and fan inlays all on ogee feet, eight-day time and strike movement with tin-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 97 in. Note: The front plate of the movement is inscribed This clock cleaned by E. Taber Roxbury, 27 Nov, 1812, it then being 20 years old. Marked Stephen Badlam cases are known with blind fret, complicated inlays, waist doors, and side frets with cut corners. For a closely related case and signed Minott dial, see Robinson and Burt, The Willard House and Clock Museum and Willard Family Clockmakers, p. 57. For a documented Badlam case see, p. 88. Information on dial painter John Minott is found in Paul J. Foley, Willard’s Patent Timepieces, pp. 283-84. $10,000-15,000

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392. James Doull Mahogany Tall Clock, Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1805, case attributed to Thomas Seymour, the pierced fret hood with freestanding columns flanking the painted iron dial inscribed James Doull, Charlestown, Roman numerals, Federal shields and raised gilded scroll spandrels, concave scene in the arch depicting a windmill with rocking ship flying an American flag moving with pendulum motion, rectangular waist door with flame mahogany panels enclosed with figured banding and flanked by reeded quarter-columns and flame birch plinths, the base with banded, line, and segmented inlays on French feet, eight-day time and strike movement with two painted tin-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 96 in. Literature: For an informative discussion of the collaboration between clockmaker James Doull and cabinetmaker Thomas Seymour see Robert D. Mussey, Jr., The Furniture Masterworks of John and Thomas Seymour, pp. 55-56. $20,000-30,000

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393. Stephen Taber Mahogany Tall Clock, New Bedford, Massachusetts, c. 1800, painted iron dial inscribed S. Taber, Roman numerals, gilt corner spandrels and moon’s age in the arch, pierced fret top with brass stop-fluted freestanding columns flanking the glazed hood door, fan-inlaid rectangular waist, brass stop-fluted quarter-columns and fan inlaid base on ogee feet, eight-day time and strike brass movement with pendulum and two iron weights, ht. 89 1/2 in. Note: According to Jobe, Sullivan, and Obrien, Harbor & Home, Furniture of Southeastern Massachusetts 1710-1850, Stephen Taber (1777-1862) was trained by Boston clockmaker Aaron Willard and moved to New Bedford to make clocks in 1799. His interesting clock career, which ended about 1810, is described on pp. 174-175. $8,000-12,000

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395. Joseph Loring Cherry Shelf Clock, Boston, c. 1800, with painted kidney-shaped Roman numeral dial signed Joseph Loring, Boston, inlaid case with fret top and French feet, eight-day time-only movement with iron weight and pendulum, ht. 38 in. Note: An eight-day tall clock by Joseph Loring is in the J. Cheney Wells Collection at Old Sturbridge Village, and his daybook is in the collections at the American Antiquarian Society. $2,000-4,000 396. Seth Thomas Off-center Pillar and Scroll Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1818, painted wooden with Arabic numerals, inside minute track and gilt decoration, scroll-top case with three brass finials, reverse-painted lower tablet depicting a rural scene and off-center pendulum aperture, printed maker’s label stating in part, Patent Clocks Made and Sold by Seth Thomas, Plymouth, Conn., thirty-hour strap wooden movement with center mounted countwheel all powered by two compound-hung weights and pendulum, ht. 30 in. $1,000-1,500

394. William Cummens Mahogany Tall Clock, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1795, painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed W. Cummens, floral sprays in the spandrels and moon’s age in the arch, rectangular waist door with line and fan inlays flanked by brass stop-fluted quartercolumns, the lower section with fan inlays and two-stage base molding, eight-day brass time and strike movement powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 96 in. $12,000-18,000

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400. Seth Thomas Mahogany Transitional Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1835, with floral and leaf stenciled splat and half columns flanking the wooden dial with Arabic numerals, floral spandrels and raised scroll decoration in the center, reversepainted tablet depicting a town center with central pendulum aperture and stenciled border, printed maker’s label inside backboard, thirty-hour wooden movement with two weights and pendulum, all on carved paw feet, ht. 29 1/2 in. $600-800

401. Seth Thomas Mahogany Transitional Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1835, with stenciled fruit basket splat, half columns flanking the full-length glazed door with lower original painted and stencil decorated tablet, wooden dial with Arabic numerals, floral and raised gilded spandrels and stylized grapevines in the center, printed maker’s label inside backboard, thirty-hour time and strike wooden movement with two iron weights and pendulum, all on carved paw feet, ht. 30 3/4 in. $600-800

402. Ephraim Downs Mahogany Stenciled Column and Splat Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1830, wooden dial with Roman numerals and raised gilt decoration, stenciled eagle splat, stenciled half columns flanking the full-length door with lower reverse-painted tablet depicting a rural scene, carved paw feet, printed maker’s label stating in part Improved Clocks, Made and Sold by Ephraim Downs, Bristol, Connecticut, thirtyhour wooden movement with pendulum and two iron weights, ht. 29 in. $300-500

403. Silas Hoadley “Upside-Down” Mahogany Stenciled Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1830, wooden painted dial with Arabic numerals, stenciled splat and half columns flanking the full-length door with looking glass and painted tablet, printed maker’s label inside stating Franklin Clocks with the Improvement of Bushing the Pivots with Ivory. Arranged and manufactured by Silas Hoadley, (Conn)., thirty-hour wooden “upside-down” movement with pendulum and two iron weights, ht. 35 3/4 in. $300-500

404. Joseph Ives Mahogany Looking Glass Wall Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1820, scroll top with brass finials, painted iron dial with Roman numerals, full-length door with reeded columns flanking the looking glass, reverse-painted glasses surrounding the dial and along the base, blue painted interior, eight-day time and iron plate movement with rack strike and roller pinions, two cast iron weights and long pendulum, ht. 56 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500
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407. Silas B. Terry Mahogany Beveled Case Shelf Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1840-45, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals inscribed Silas B. Terry Terry’s Ville Conn., brass thirty-hour time and strike movement with solid great wheels, solid pinions and center mounted escape wheel, pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 24 in. $500-700 408. Silas B. Terry Mahogany Shelf Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1850, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, sleigh-front case form with turned half columns flanking the dial and transfer decorated tablet, the lower door with similar tablet opens to the printed maker’s label stating Eight Day Brass Clocks Made and Sold by Silas B. Terry, Terryville, Conn., eight day time and strike movement with solid great wheels, count wheel strike, two weights and pendulum, ht. 32 in. $500-700 409. Terryville Manufacturing Company Eight-day Torsion Pendulum Wall Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1853-54, mahogany veneered ogee octagon case with printed label on the reverse stating EightDay and Thirty Hour Marine Clocks, and Time Pieces. Waranted [sic]. Manufactured by Terryville Manufacturing Company, U.S.A., Patented by S. B. Terry, October 5th, 1852., 9-in. painted zinc Roman numeral dial, eight-day time-only torsion pendulum movement stamped Patented Oct. 5th 1852, ht. 11 in. $800-1,200 410. Two Mahogany Silas B. Terry Torsion Pendulum Timepieces, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1852-54, both with thirty-hour springpowered torsion pendulum movements stamped Patented Oct. 5th 1852 and painted zinc Roman numeral dials, the cottage clock with printed maker’s label on the back stating in part Eight-Day and Thirty-hour Marine Clocks and Timepieces, with Double Acting Torsion Balance and Escapement...Manufactured by S.B. Terry & Co., Terryville Conn., U.S.A., ht. 10 in. the octagon wall clock with variant printed maker’s label stating as above and Manufactured by Terryville Manufacturing Company, Terryville, Conn., U.S.A., ht. 8 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500 411. Three Iron Front Silas B. Terry Torsion Pendulum Clocks, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1855, all with thirty-hour torsion pendulum movements, zinc Roman numeral dials and stenciled decoration, two with mother-ofpearl insets, the larger, with remains of printed paper maker’s label on the backboard and time and strike movement, ht. 13, the two smaller clocks with time-only movements, ht. approximately 10 1/2 in. $400-600 412. Birge & Fuller Double-steeple Mahogany Wagon Spring Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, mirror and frosted lower tablet, printed maker’s label inside case stating J. Ives, Patent, Excelorating [sic] Equalizing Lever Spring, Berge & Fuller, Bristol Conn., eight-day time and strike brass movement with iron lever spring-mounted in base, ht. 27 in. $800-1,200

405. Silas B. Terry Mahogany Balance Wheel Steeple Clock, Terryville, Connecticut, c. 1845, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, seconds dial, cut outs for viewing the escape and balance wheels, reverse-painted tablet depicting a mill scene, printed maker’s label stating Balance Clocks, Invented by Eli Terry, and Patented to him, August 9th, 1845, Manufactured by Silas B. Terry, Terryville, Conn., thirty-hour brass balance wheel escapement movement with countwheel strike and detached wooden fusees, ht. 24 3/4 in. $10,000-15,000 406. Silas B. Terry Carved Crest Mahogany Shelf Clock, Plymouth, Connecticut, c. 1835-40, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and raised gilt decoration flanked by turned half columns and surmounted by a carved shell crest, the lower with painted tablet depicting an urban street, paper dust cover and 4 1/2 x 3-in. printed maker’s label stating Silas B. Terry. Horologist. Manufacturer of Clocks, Timepieces and Regulators, Plymouth, Conn., eight-day time and strike strap brass movement with countwheel strike, pendulum and two iron weights, ht. 36 in. $800-1,200

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417. J.C. Brown Rosewood Ripple-Molded Ogee Gothic Shelf Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1845, the twin spire case with painted zinc Roman numeral dial signed J.C. Brown, Bristol Ct. U.S., etched tablet, printed maker’s label inside backboard, eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement with pendulum, ht. 20 1/4 in. $600-800 418. E.N. Welch Mahogany Steeple Clock, Forestville, Connecticut, with veneered case with painted zinc dial and Roman numerals, transfer and paint decorated tablet, remains of printed maker’s label inside, eightday time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 19 1/4 in. $150-200 419. Mahogany and Mahogany Veneer Steeple Clock, Brewster & Ingrahams, Bristol, Connecticut, painted dial inscribed Brewster & Ingrahams./Bristol, Ct. U, frosted glass tablet, with maker’s label, brass eight-day spring-powered movement with iron backplate and enclosures for brass springs, lyre-shape wire gong stand and pendulum, ht. 19 3/4 in. $300-500 420. Kirk’s Patent Rosewood Octagon Wall Clock, New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1850, 6-in. dia. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, eight-day spring-powered movement stamped C. Kirks Patent New Haven Ct. AD 1847, with balance wheel and regulator, ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-400

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421. Botsford’s Improved Patent Lever Marine Timepiece, Jerome Manufacturing Company, New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1845-55, with gilt, paint and mother-of-pearl decorated front, enameled dial with Roman numerals and inscribed Mrs. Eliza Kelley within a stylized banner, printed maker’s label pasted on the back with description as in title line and instructions, thirty-hour patent lever escapement movement all mounted on a gilt decorated pedestal with glass dome, ht. 12 1/2 in. $800-1,200 422. Forestville Hardware and Clock Company Iron Front Wall Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1853-55, the slightly convex iron case with fleurde-lis at the quadrants, 5 3/4-in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals and signed Forestville Hardware & Clock Co., Bristol, Ct. U.S., thirtyhour spring-powered lever escapement movement, ht. 15 in. $300-500 423. H. Welton and Co. Mahogany Ogee Clock, Terrysville, Connecticut, painted wooden dial with Roman numerals, raised gilt decoration, mirrored lower glass, thirty-hour time and strike brass weight-driven movement, printed paper label stating Extra Brass Clocks, H. Welton and Co. Terrysville., Connecticut, ht. 26 1/2 in. $150-250

424. Boardman & Wells Mahogany Beveled Cased Clock, Bristol, Connecticut, Roman numeral painted wooden dial with floral spandrels, “Fenn” stenciled decorated lower tablet with twelve star flag above an eagle and shield with Boardman & Wells Bristol, CT. along bottom, thirty-hour time and strike weight-powered wooden movement, printed maker’s label Extra Clocks, Boardman & Wells Bristol, Conn., ht. 26 in. $150-250 425. E. Howard Presentation Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Boston, Massachusetts, the mahogany case with gilded front, painted iron dial with Roman numerals inscribed E. Howard & Co., Boston, reversepainted tablets, the lower depicting a sea battle on Lake Erie, eight-day time-only movement stamped E. Howard & Co. Boston, iron weight and pendulum, ht. 41 in. Provenance: By descent from the estate of James Michael Curley, Boston. $1,500-2,500 426. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Massachusetts, c. 1825, with Roman numeral iron dial, crossbanded inlaid frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower inscribed S. Willard’s Patent, and E. Pluribus Unum, eight-day time-only weight-powered movement with pendulum and lead weight, ht. 33 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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429. Foster Campos Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Pembroke, Massachusetts, c. 1970, painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed Foster S. Campos, Pembroke, Mass., crossbanded mahogany frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting and marked Sept. 10, 1813, Perry’s Victory on Lake Erie, the waist glass with eagle and Federal shield, eight-day time-only weightpowered movement stamped Foster S. Campos, Pembroke, Mass, and brass-faced pendulum, ht. 44 in. $1,500-2,000 430. Mahogany Lyre Clock, 20th century, maker unknown, zinc dial with Roman numerals, carved lyre-shaped midsection with recessed veneered panel, hinged lower door for pendulum access, carved shell lower pedestal and eight-day weight-powered brass timepiece movement, ht. 40 in. $200-300 431. Sharp Gothic “Jigsaw” Shelf Clock, c. 1900, intricately cut case with a tower on each corner above a hinged center door, pierced spandrels and blind fret work dial surround, 2 1/2-in. paper dial with Roman numerals, thirty-hour time-only lever movement, ht. 23 3/4 in. $300-500

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435. Ithaca “Chronometer” Calendar Clock, Ithaca, New York, c. 1880, with 8-in. paper dials, the time with Roman numerals, the calendar with Arabic numerals and marked Manufactured by the Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, N.Y., rolling day and month drums, eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement with wooden pendulum rod and bob, ht. 33 in. $1,200-1,800 436. Ithaca “Mantel Index” Calendar Clock, Ithaca, New York, c. 1890, with 8-in. paper dials, the time dial with Roman numerals, the calendar with Arabic numerals, rolling month and day dials and marked by maker, Manufactured by the Ithaca Calendar Clock Co., Ithaca, N.Y., printed instructions on backboard and eight-day time and strike springpowered movement, ht. 28 1/4 in. $400-600
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432. Elephant Swinger Clock, Junghans, Germany, with enameled Arabic numeral dial carrying maker’s logo, brass elephant statue on a wooden base, ht. 11 1/2 in. $300-500 433. Ithaca No. 3 1/2 “Parlor” Calendar Clock, Ithaca, New York, c. 1860, walnut case with ebonized turned columns, spandrels and carved crest, nickel plated dial surround, bell, pendulum rod and calendar, black paper 5-in. time dial and 8-in. glass calendar dial, etched glass pendulum, ht. 20 1/4 in. $1,000-1,500 434. Welch & Spring & Company Rosewood Calendar Clock, Forestville, Connecticut, 12-in. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals and marked with days of the week, lower calendar dial and B.B. Lewis patented perpetual calendar mechanism, maker’s label inside backboard and backing calendar mechanism, eight-day time-only movement with pendulum, ht. 32 1/2 in. $800-1,200

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443. Ansonia Green Onyx Crystal Regulator, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1920, “Temple-form” case, Roman numeral enameled dial with Brocot exposed escapement, eight-day time and strike movement with two-jar faux-mercury pendulum, ht. 15 1/2 in. $200-250 444. Ansonia “Symbol” Mantel Clock, Ansonia Clock Company, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1900, the silvered brass and beveled glass case with four finials at the top, engaged columns at the corners and full-length front door, 4 1/2-in. enameled dial with Roman numerals and outside escapement with a silvered cast dial surround, eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 15 1/4 in. $200-300 445. Two Ansonia Green Onyx Mantel Clocks, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1920, both with green onyx and beveled glass cases, applied gilt decorative mounts, Roman numeral enamel dials with Brocot exposed escapements and eight-day time and strike movements with fauxmercury pendulums, ht. to 15 in. $300-400 446. Boston Clock Company Tandem-Wind Crystal Regulator, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1900, the gilt-brass and beveled glass case with three-quarter reeded columns at the corners and dentil moldings at the cornice, 4-in. dia. Arabic numeral chapter ring and recessed pierced gilt center, eight-day tandem-wind time and strike movement stamped Boston Clock Co. on the nickel damascened rear plate, rack and snail strike and lever escapement, ht. 11 in. $500-700

447. Boston Clock Company Tandem-Wind Crystal Regulator, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1900, gilt-brass and beveled glass case with threequarter reeded columns at the corners and dentil moldings at the cornice, 4-in. dia. Arabic numeral chapter ring and recessed pierced gilt center, eight-day tandem-wind time and strike movement stamped Boston Clock Co. on the nickel damascened rear plate, rack and snail strike and lever escapement, ht. 11 in. $250-450

448. Ansonia China Clock, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1890, with Royal Bonn green, gilt, crème, and floral decorated case, enameled dial with Roman numerals and Brocot escapement, eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 12 in. $100-200

449. Ansonia China Clock, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1890, the green and gilt Royal Bonn china case with Dutch water scene below the dial, enameled dial with Roman numerals and Brocot escapement, eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 12 1/2 in. $100-200

450. Ansonia China Clock, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1890, with Royal Bonn blue, white, gilt, and floral decorated case, enameled dial with Arabic numerals, eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 11 in. $100-200

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451. Three Ansonia China Clocks, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1900, with varying case design and decoration, Roman and Arabic numeral enamel and brass lattice dials, eight-day time and strike movements with pendulums, ht. 10 1/2 to 11 1/2 in. $250-450

457. Waterbury “Banjo” Clock, Waterbury, Connecticut, mahogany veneered banjo clock with bracket, oval shaped beveled glass pendulum aperture in lower case, and hinged throat door, brass bezel surround seven inch porcelain dial with Arabic numerals floral decoration, eight-day time and strike spring driven movement, ht. 38 in. $150-250 458. Two Waltham Miniature Mahogany Wall Clocks, Waltham Clock Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1930, both with 37 size lever escapement key-wound, eight-day movements, a “banjo” clock with Arabic numeral dial marked Waltham, reverse-painted tablets, hinged bezel and pedestal, ht. 22; and a shelf model with eagle splat, Roman numeral dial marked Waltham 8 Days, and reverse-painted tablets enclosed in rope-molded frames, ht. 12 in. $500-700 459. Foster S. Campos Miniature Mahogany Wall Clock, Pembroke, Massachusetts, c. 1980, with gilded eagle splat, 4-in. dia. painted dial marked Foster S. Campos, Pembroke, Mass., reverse-painted Moberg tablets and Waltham 37 size lever escapement movement, ht. 15 in. $500-700 460. Two Waltham Eight-day Desk Clocks, Waltham Watch Company, c. 1950, the first in a Lucite case, gold toned dial with Arabic numerals and marked Waltham 8 Days, the last in a painted and carved wooden case and Roman numeral dial marked Waltham, ht. to 10 1/4 in. $200-400 461. Seth Thomas Mahogany Shelf Clock, Thomaston, Connecticut, c. 1950, with case with scroll work inlay and splayed feet housing the 5-in. dia. enameled dial with Arabic numerals and marked Seth Thomas, eight-day time and strike brass movement with pendulum, ht. 13 1/2 in. $125-175 462. Seth Thomas Mahogany “Balloon” Clock, Thomaston Connecticut, c. 1950, the line and fan inlaid decorated case with 5-in. enameled dial with Arabic numerals and inscribed with retailer’s name, Smith Patterson Company, Boston, eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement, ht. 12 1/2 in. $175-225 463. Dickory-Dickory-Dock Wall Clock, New Haven Clock Company, c. 1910, the painted poplar case with applied Arabic numerals, moving mouse and the inscription Dickory, Dickory Dock, The Mouse Ran up the Clock, The Clock Struck One, The Mouse Fell Down, Dickory, Dickory Dock., thirty-hour spring-powered lever escapement movement which enables the mouse to ascend striking the hours along the way, then drop back to the bottom, ht. 43 in. $1,800-2,200

452. Ansonia China Clock, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1900, the crèmecolored case decorated with green floral and light pink geometric patterns, enameled dial with Arabic numerals and Brocot exposed escapement, eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 12 1/2 in. $100-150

453. Two Ansonia Walnut Mantel Clocks, Ansonia Clock Company, Brooklyn, New York, including a “Dew Drop” model with Roman numeral dial, silver leaf transfer decorated glass, ht. 24, and another with Roman numeral dial, carved cresting, pull-out drawer in the base, cut glass pendulum, both with eight-day time and strike movements, ht. 25 in. $300-400

453A. Four Ansonia Statuary Clocks, Brooklyn, New York, all with spelter cases and allegorical figures, Arabic and Roman numeral enameled dials and eight-day time and strike movements, ht. to 30 in. $200-300

454. Ansonia “Reflector” Wall Clock, ebonized case with 6-in. Roman numeral dial, stenciled glass door with an image of a girl picking fruit bordered by branches and leaves, beveled glass mirrored side shelves, eight-day spring-driven time and strike movement, ht. 36 in. $200-250

455. Ansonia Thirty-day Walnut Wall Clock, Brooklyn, New York, with 15-in. paper on zinc Arabic numeral dial marked Ansonia Thirty Day, dual-wind spring-powered movement and pendulum, ht. 19 in. $150-250

456. New Haven Thirty-day Mahogany “Banjo” Clock, New Haven Clock Company, with Arabic numeral dial, spade hands, reeded molded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting an American and British naval battle, the waist glass with eagle and shield, thirty-hour time-only spring-powered movement with pendulum, ht. 43 1/4 in. $200-400

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467. Chelsea “Clairmont” Brass Clock and Barometer, Chelsea Clock Company, the yacht wheel pattern with 3 1/2-in. silvered Arabic numeral dial marked Chelsea Ship’s Bell and matching aneroid Holosteric Barometer with curved thermometer, eight-day lever escapement “ship’s bell” striking movement, hinged bezels and mounted on a bronze pedestal engraved July 2, 1948-Dick MatherFrom DesMoines Plant, ht. 9, wd. 14 in. $200-400 468. Chelsea Brass Ship’s Clock and Barometer Set, Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, Massachusetts, lacquered brass cases with 4-in. dials, the aneroid barometer dial marked Chelsea, the clock with Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea Ship’s Bell, eight-day time and ship’s bell strike lever escapement movement, wd. 18, ht. 7 in. $400-600 469. Chelsea Mahogany “Banjo” Wall Clock, retailed by Tiffany & Company, New York, with 7 1/2-in. dia. Arabic numeral dial marked Tiffany & Co. New York, flared mid section flanked by cast brass side ornaments, box and pedestal base, eight-day time-only lever escapement movement by Chelsea, ht. 43 in. $800-1,200

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470. Chelsea Desk Clock and Case, Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1985, brass and faux tortoiseshell case with carrying handle and pad feet, 4-in. dia. brass dial with Roman numerals and inscribed Chelsea, eight-day time and house strike lever escapement movement all in a satin-lined leather presentation display case, ht. of clock with carrying handle extended 11 in. $500-700 471. Three Eight-day Swiss Desk Clocks, Jaeger LeCoultre and Bailey Banks and Biddle, both LeCoultres with visible 16-jewel lever escapement movements, the first in a Lucite case with gilt oriental decorative elements, the next in a blue Art Deco case, and the Bailey Banks and Biddle in a brass case with brushed silver dial, ht. to 7 in. $800-1,200 472. Two Glass Paperweight Clocks, Switzerland, c. 1900, glass cases with stem-wind, stem-set, eight-day lever escapement movements, the first with paste stones around the perimeter of the Arabic numeral dial, the other with Roman numeral dial, moon hands and seconds bit, ht. approx. 4 1/2 in. $500-700 473. Three LeCoultre Atmos Clocks, Switzerland, all with brass and glass cases, mechanical elements powered by atmospheric pressure, and Arabic numeral dials, ht. 9 1/2 in. $600-1,200 474. Two LeCoultre Atmos Clocks, both with brass and glass case, white dial with raised Arabic numerals and marked LeCoultre, and mechanical elements powered by atmospheric pressure, together with an additional movement and carrying case, ht. 9 1/2 in. $400-600

475. LeCoultre Atmos Clock, c. 1951, with ribbed brass door and fivepaneled glass case, round painted metal dial with raised hash marked hour numerals, barometrically powered 15-jewel movement marked LeCoultre Switzerland, ht. 9 in. $200-400

476. John Taylor Mahogany Table Clock, London, c. 1765, the composite brass dial with engraved recessed maker’s boss marked John Taylor, London, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, alarm disc at the center with Arabic numerals, matted center, Strike-Silent in the arch and applied cast brass spandrels, the case with bell top, applied brass mounts, side sound vents and carrying handles, eight-day time and strike movement with fully engraved back plate, verge escapement, rack and snail strike, pull-cord alarm mechanism, hour repeat on command and short bob pendulum, ht. 21 in. $5,000-7,000

477. Robert Roskell Mahogany Table Clock, London, c. 1800, the case with carrying handle, fretted sound apertures and sides, brass stopfluted columns flanking the 8-in. dia. painted iron dial with Arabic numerals and inscribed Robt. Roskell, London, center date hand, eightday spring-powered fusee movement with verge escapement, fully engraved back plate and short pendulum rod and pear-shaped bob, ht. 20 in. $600-800

478. Brass Lantern Clock, probably England, 18th and 19th centuries, with Roman numeral dial and applied pierced center, two steel hands, bell mounted above and replacement eight-day time and rack strike movement with pendulum, ht. 13 in. $200-300

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481. Ebonized Quarter-chiming Table Clock, attributed to Elliott, London, c. 1890, the dome-top case with four finials, brass freestanding fluted columns flanking the composite brass dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials in the arch for Chime-Silent, Cambridge Chimes, and Chime on Eight Bells, eight-day, time, strike, and quarter-hour chime, engraved backplate and pendulum, ht. 18 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000 482. Ebonized Quarter-Chiming Table Clock, attributed to Elliott, c. 1900, composite brass dial with Roman numerals, cast brass spandrels, subsidiary dials in the arch for regulation and Chime-Silent flanked by gilt and cast caryatids at the corners, domed top with five flamed finials, cast brass side sound vents all on scrolled feet, eight-day time, strike and quarter-chime on nine bells and gong, fusee movement with pendulum, together with a matching ebonized bracket with decorative brass mounts, ht. of clock 27, with bracket 39 3/4 in. $2,000-4,000

480. Mahogany Three-tune Quarter-chiming Table Clock, attributed to Elliott, London, c. 1890, composite brass dial with raised Arabic numerals, cast brass spandrels, three subsidiary dials in the arch for Chime-Silent, Fast-Slow and three-tune chime selection, all flanked by freestanding brass fluted columns and Corinthian capitals, caddy top with five acorn finials, all on a scrolled foot base, eight-day time, strike and triple chime on eight bells and gongs fusee movement, ht. 26 in. $2,000-4,000

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483. Ebonized Quarter-chiming Table Clock, J.C. Jennens, London, c. 1890, the dome-top case with four brass finials, freestanding fluted columns flanking the arched and glazed door, composite brass dial with Roman numerals, Chime-Silent and Westminster Chimes-Chime on 8 Bells subsidiary dials in the arch, brass spandrels, eight-day quarterchiming, chain-drive fusee movement stamped J.C. Jennens London, and pendulum, ht. 18 in. $800-1,200 484. Elliott Mahogany Table Clock and Two Others, the Elliott with carved caddy top and brass inlays, 5-1/2 in. dia. brass dial marked Elliott London with Roman numerals, eight-day time and strike fusee movement, ht. 18 1/2; a lancet-shaped Seth Thomas eight-day Westminster chime table clock with Arabic numeral dial, ht. 15; and last a Waterbury dome top eight-day Westminster chime clock with a 6-in. Arabic numeral dial marked Waterbury Clock Co. USA, ht. 16 in. $300-500 485. Finnigan’s Ltd. Mahogany Quarter-chiming Mantel Clock, Manchester, England, c. 1900, the Regency-style case with bellflowers and block inlay, 7-in. dia. convex silvered dial marked Finnigan’s Ltd., Manchester, Roman numerals, eight-day quarter-hour Westminsterchiming, chain-drive fusee movement marked with Elliot, London, logo, ht. 14 1/4 in. $300-500

486. Victorian Oak Table Clock, England, c. 1900, with carved caddy top, canted fluted corners and molded base on pad feet, silvered Roman numeral dial, spade hands and eight-day time-only chain fusee springpowered movement with pendulum, ht. 11 3/4 in. $400-600

487. C.K. Reid & Son Mahogany Regency Table Clock, Newcastle on Tyne, c. 1825, the case with stepped top and pineapple finial, recessed panels with brass beading framing the 8-in. convex painted iron dial with Roman numerals and marked C.K. Reid & Son, Newcastle on Tyne, pierced side vents backed with fabric and ring drop carrying handles, eight-day time and strike fusee movement with engraved backplate with maker’s name, engraved pendulum bob and pull quarter-repeat on six bells, together with an associated bracket, ht. 19 in. $1,500-2,500

488. George Dawson Regency Mahogany Table Clock, Sudbury, United Kingdom, c. 1840, 8-in. convex painted dial inscribed Geo. Dawson, Sudbury with Roman numerals and blued-steel hands, mahogany case with brass inlay, fretted sound vents and ball feet, eight-day time and strike spring-powered fusee movement with anchor escapement and pendulum with engraved bob, ht. 17 3/4 in. $1,000-1,500

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489. Mahogany Quarter-chiming Mantel Clock, attributed to Elliott, London, c. 1900, dome-top case with inlaid quarter-columns flanking the 8-in. dia. silvered dial with Roman numerals and “Chime-Silent” lever, fielded inlaid panel, side fretted sound vents and carrying handles, eight-day time, strike, and Westminster chiming chain-drive fusee movement with pendulum, ht. 17 1/4 in. $600-900

491. Austrian Thirty-day Skeleton Clock, c. 1840, the silvered case with two classical columns on an oval base with engine-turned beading and acorn feet, 6 3/4-in. dia. dial with Roman numerals within an engineturned bezel, subsidiary dials indicating seconds at the top, day-of-themonth object right and month-of-the-year object left, sweep minute hand and pierced hour hand, thirty-day time-only movement with maintaining power, deadbeat escapement and decorative star wheels to advance calendars all powered by a silvered engine-turned weight and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 21 1/4 in. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Norman Langmaid. Literature: The present clock is illustrated and discussed in Derek Roberts, Continental and American Skeleton Clocks, p. 154. $2,000-4,000 492. Walnut Vienna Regulator, c. 1880, the case with carved and turned half-columns flanking the full-length glazed door, applied top crest and lower pedestal, Roman numeral enameled dial with seconds bit, eight-day time and strike weight-powered movement with rear-hung pendulum and two brass-cased weights, ht. 54 in. $1,000-1,500

490. Tiffany Mahogany Chime Clock, Grimshaw, Baxter, and Elliott, England, c. 1900, line inlay decorated case with brass stop-fluted quarter-columns flanking the 7-in. dia. silvered brass dial marked by the retailer, Tiffany & Co., New York, Roman numerals, eight-day quarterchiming movement marked Grimshaw, Baxter and Elliott with 7-jewel platform escapement, ht. 15 in. $300-500

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494. “Berliner” Walnut Wall Clock, Germany, c. 1900, carved and turned case with half columns flanking the Arabic numeral dial, lower pendulum section with freestanding columns, beat scale and carved pediment, eight-day time and countwheel strike, spring-powered movement marked Gongschlag on the back plate, ht. 44 in. $600-800 495. Brass Zappler Table Clock, probably Germany, c. 1800, pressed brass front facade with scroll work and shells surrounding the brass Roman numeral chapter ring with “Dutch-type” arcaded minute track, thirty-hour time-only brass spring-powered movement with crown wheel and verge escapement and front mounted 6 1/2-in. pendulum, ht. 13 in. $800-1,200 496. Brass Zappler Wall Clock, Austria, mid-19th century, the engraved brass dial with Roman numerals, pierced brass hands, brass dial surround with cast depictions of the four seasons, tin hinged compartment at the back housing the eight-day spring-powered brass movement with front-suspended pendulum, ht. 20 1/4 in. $800-1,200 497. Webster Year Duration Belgian Slate Table Regulator, 74 Cornhill, London, c. 1880, the black slate case with variegated red marble ogee molded edges flanking the 5 1/2-in. enameled dial with Roman numerals and inscribed Regulator Going One Year Without Winding Exd. by Webster 74 Cornhill London, round brass one year duration timepiece with back plate stamped Webster, AB within a star and 2971, five going barrels, pin pallet escapement, top mounted regulator, brass pendulum bob and 9 1/2-in. rod, ht. 16 in. $3,000-5,000

493. Miniature Walnut Vienna Regulator Wall Clock, Germany, c. 1890, the case with ebonized moldings and finial, full-length glazed door opening to the two-part enameled dial with Roman numerals, time-only spring-powered movement and pendulum marked R-A, ht. 17 1/4 in. $150-200

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498. French Industrial Cannon-form Clock, c. 1890, cast brass and nickel cannon with time-only lever escapement timekeeper at the end, 2 1/4in. dia. silvered Roman numeral dial, anchor with mercury thermometer, brass swabbing basin with aneroid barometer and a smaller one with compass, lg. 11, ht. 7 in. $200-400 499. French Boulle and Ormolu Bracket Clock, c. 1870, the finely chased brass dial set with twelve blue enameled Roman numerals and cut steel hands set in an oak case with red boulle and inlaid brass, the pagoda top with applied mounts and winged classical figure sounding the trumpet, chamfered sides flanking the dial, Zeus on his chariot before a glazed pendulum aperture, scrolled apron and bun feet, together with a separate pedestal, rectangular eight-day time and strike movement with countwheel strike and pendulum, ht. on pedestal 41 in. $500-700 500. French Conical Pendulum Clock, c. 1890, 3-in. paper on brass dial with Roman numerals and heart-shaped hands, motion work mounted behind dial, pendulum suspended by a thread, wooden pedestal with movement within and pull-wind movement all enclosed under a glass shade, ht. 7 in. $300-500 501. French Neoclassical Wall Clock, Japy Frères, c. 1870, brass case with scrolled ribbons, leaves, and classical urn at the top, enameled dial with blue Roman numerals, eight-day time and countwheel strike spring-powered movement, ht. 19 1/2 in. $200-400

502. French Three-piece Brass Clock Garniture, c. 1880, the Renaissance revival case form with pagoda top, finials, cast brass decorative elements, a central cartouche, carrying handles and Roman numeral dial, together with a pair of eight-light candelabra of matching form, eight-day round brass movement with rack strike and pendulum, ht. of clock 29, candelabra 30 1/2 in. $300-500

503. French Figural Slate Mantel Clock, Bailey and Co., Philadelphia, with stepped black slate base, mounted with a cast white metal figure of a women with a perched bird in her hand, Roman numeral enameled dial, eight-day time and strike movement, ht. 19 1/2 in. $600-900

504. French Belgian Slate Mantel Clock, c. 1900, two piece enameled dial with Roman numerals and outside escapement, incised gilt decoration and decorative metal mounts, brass bezel and beveled glass door, eight-day time and rack strike movement and pendulum, ht. 18 1/2 in. $200-250

505. French Art Deco Mantel Clock Set, c. 1920, variegated pink and black marble tambour case with scrolled base and a pair of urn shaped garnitures, brass bezel encompassing the enameled Arabic numeral dial, brass eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement, ht. 12 in. $800-1,200

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506. French Gilt-brass Mantel Clock, c. 1890, the case with pitched pediment and balustrade top, caryatids flanking the Arabic numeral enameled dial with recessed gilt center and Brocot exposed escapement, brass lattice against a painted red ground and eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 18 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 507. French Mahogany Shelf “Banjo” Clock, retailed by Shreve Crump & Low Company, Boston, the 5 1/2-in. dia. enameled dial with Arabic numerals and marked as above, reverse-painted glass tablets in brass frames, brass side ornaments and pad feet, eight-day time and strike French movement stamped HH and pendulum, ht. 19 in. $400-600

507A. Three-piece Louis XV Style Gilt-metal and Marble Garniture Set, enameled dial with Roman numerals and Simons, Bro. Co. Philadelphia printed on face, tag on bottom of statuary figure that reads Nymphe des Bois, Par L. Moreau, eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement, clock ht. 24 in. $1,200-1,800 508. Onyx and Gilt-bronze French Mantel Clock, onyx case with giltbronze rocaille foliate ornamentation, basket of flowers adorn top, enameled dial with blue Roman numerals marked France, brass eightday time and strike movement stamped J.E. Dupont Paris, ht. 16 in. $200-300

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509. French Champlevé Boudoir Clock, c. 1890, brass and champlevé case with 2 1/4-in. enameled dial with Arabic numerals and floral garlands, eight-day time-only spring-powered movement with pendulum, ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

510. Brass and Enameled French Mantel Clock, Japy Frères, Paris, the polished brass case with enameled panels on the front and both sides, Roman numeral dial with classical scene depicting two ladies in a garden setting, the side panels enameled with an Asian woman on one side, a man on the other, eight-day time and strike movement with back plate marked with maker’s name and pendulum, all on a walnut pedestal and under a glass dome, ht. 18 1/2 in. $500-700

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511. French Porcelain Mantel Clock, Japy Frères, Paris, c. 1890, stylized pagoda-top case with four finials, 4-in. dia. enameled dial with Arabic numerals, the case decorated over front and side surfaces with floral, leafage, and scroll decoration in multiple colors, the reverse stylized birds and flowers in blue and white, eight-day time and strike movement stamped by the maker, ht. 13 1/4 in. $300-500 512. French Meissen Mantel Clock, c. 1890, the porcelain case with winged scribe and tablet, applied flowers, ribbon and a crowing rooster at the top all enclosing a 3 1/4-in. dia. enameled dial with Blue Roman numerals and pierced gilt-brass hands, eight-day time and strike springpowered movement with pendulum, ht. 12 1/2 in. $600-800 513. French White Marble Mantel Clock, c. 1890, white enameled dial with Roman numerals, Breguet blued-steel hands, brass and beveled glass case, four freestanding fluted columns with Corinthian capitals, serpentine-shaped base and top with lion figure, eight-day time and countwheel strike movement with two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 18 in. $600-800 514. Two French Mantel Clocks, c. 1900, the first with brass case, enameled dial with Roman numerals and inscribed Boutillier & Co., applied brass scrollwork, fleur-de-lis and brass finials, eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement with pendulum, ht. 20 in., the last, a satin wood “balloon” clock, 3 1/4-in. enameled dial with Roman numerals, eight day time-only movement with cylinder platform escapement, ht. 9 in. $300-500

515. Two Miniature Carriage Clocks, France, c. 1900, both with brass and beveled glass case, eight-day time-only movement with platform escapement, and enameled dial, the smaller with Arabic, the larger with Roman numerals, ht. with handles raised 3 and 3 3/4 in. $400-600 516. Grande Sonnerie French Brass Carriage Clock, c. 1890, the brass and beveled glass case with Roman numeral enameled dial, Breguet type hands, eight-day time, strike, and quarter-hour repeating movement, ht. including carrying handle 7 1/4 in. $400-600 517. Gilt French Hour-repeating Carriage Clock, A.H. Rodanet & Company, Paris, c. 1890, the gilt-brass and beveled glass case with engraved decoration on all surfaces, engraved and gilt dial surround, 2-in. multicolored dial with Roman numerals and marked A.H. Rodanet & Co., 38 Rue Vivienne, Paris, Breguet hands, eight-day time, strike, alarm, and hour repeat on command movement with lever platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 7 in. $1,000-1,500 518. French Brass Hour-repeating Carriage Clock, with brass and beveled glass case, carrying handle, enameled Roman numeral dial, eight-day time, strike, alarm, and hour repeat on command movement with platform lever escapement, ht. with handle extended 7 1/4 in. $400-600

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519. Tiffany Enameled Hour Repeating Carriage Clock, retailed by Tiffany, New York, c. 1900, the brass and beveled glass case with 3/4 fluted columns and Corinthian capitals at the corners, segmented Roman numerals within gilt borders and signed Tiffany & Co., New York, enameled side panels of classically attired young women, eightday time, strike, alarm and hour repeat on command movement with platform escapement and rear plate engraved Tiffany, all in a leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended 8 in. $1,000-1,500 520. French Grande Sonnerie Carriage Clock, Bigelow Kennard, Boston, c. 1900, polished brass and beveled glass case, white enameled dial with Roman numerals and faintly marked by retailer as above, eightday time, strike, and alarm movement with quarter-hour repeat on command, grande sonnerie selection lever on the underside, lever platform escapement, and original leather carrying case, ht. with handle extended 7 1/4 in. $500-700 521. Silver Miniature French Table Clock, movement marked Made in France, the engraved silver case with scrolled carrying handle and monogrammed EMB, rear hinged door, 2-in. dial enameled dial with Roman numerals, eight-day time-only movement with platform escapement, ht. with handle extended 4 3/4 in. $600-800

522. Two Crystal Regulator Mantel Clocks, both with brass and beveled glass case, enameled Arabic numeral dial, and eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement with two-jar mercury pendulum, the first with nickel damascened plates and stamped The Vermont Clock Company, Fairhaven, VT USA, the other stamped Japy Frères, ht. 9 1/2 and 10 3/4 in. $200-400 523. French Crystal Regulator, gilt-brass and beveled glass case with canted fluted corners, enameled Arabic numeral dial faintly inscribed by a Boston retailer, eight-day time and strike movement with two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 13 in. $250-450 524. French Champlevé Crystal Regulator, c. 1890, the round brass, champlevé decorated case with six beveled glass panels, 4-in. dia. floral garland decorated enameled dial with blue Roman numerals and champlevé center, with matching decoration on all surfaces including the frieze, the base, inside and front surface of the pendulum, eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum and gong strike, ht. 15 3/4 in. Note: The present clock is closely related to one sold at Skinner’s Science, Technology, & Clocks, July 2011, Lot 507. $1,500-2,000

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525. French Oval Crystal Regulator, c. 1900, brass and beveled glass case with floral decorated Arabic numeral dial, gilt pierced hands, eightday time and strike movement with two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 12 in. $250-450 526. French Oval Crystal Regulator, c. 1900, the brass and beveled glass case with floral decorated Roman numeral dial inscribed by the retailer Smith Patterson & Company, Boston and France, pierced gilt hands, eight-day time and strike spring-powered movement with two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 10 3/4 in. $300-500 527. French Oval Crystal Regulator, c. 1890, brass and beveled glass case of oval form with classical urn at the top, freestanding columns flanking the floral decorated Arabic numeral dial, applied pierced brass decoration along the base, eight-day time and strike movement with two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 14 1/4 in. $300-500 528. Brass and Champlevé Crystal Regulator, Hemon, Paris, c. 1890, the beveled glass and brass case with classical urn and six finials at the top, fluted pilasters flanking the floral decorated Arabic numeral dial, swelled glass front corners and conforming case components all with champlevé decoration, eight-day time and strike movement marked on back plate Hemon a Paris, with silk thread suspension and cast brass sunburst pendulum bob, ht. 17 1/2 in. $400-600
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529. French Crystal Regulator, retailed by G. Well & Son, Oxford, the brass and beveled glass case with two-piece enameled dial with Roman numerals and faintly inscribed by retailer, Brocot exposed escapement with bar-type bridge, eight-day time and bell strike movement with heavy brass pendulum bob, ht. 11 3/4 in. $200-300

532. Tiffany Brass Mantel Clock, France, c. 1900, lacquered brass case with beveled glass front, dial bezel, and rear door, 6-in. dia. enameled dial with Arabic numerals and Brocot exposed escapement, eightday time and strike movement stamped Tiffany and two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 15 in. $400-600 533. Tiffany & Company Brass Mantel Clock, France, c. 1890, the dometop case with beveled glass front and rear panels, 4-in. dia. enameled dial marked by retailer Tiffany & Co., Roman numerals and Breguet-type moon hands, eight-day time and strike movement with two-jar mercury pendulum and backplate stamped Tiffany & Co. and Made in France, ht. 11 1/2 in. $250-450 534. Onyx, Bronze, and Ormolu Statuary Clock, Raingo Frères, Paris, the fluted case with applied gilt-brass scrolls, shells, and floral decoration, 4-in. dia. enameled dial with blue Roman numerals and marked Raingo Frères, a Paris and gilt pierced brass hands, eight-day time and strike movement stamped Raingo Frères Paris and 4547 with pendulum, classical bronze statue at the top depicting two muses, one with tambourine in outstretched hand, the other leading a young faun, all on an associated variegated pink marble column pedestal, ht. on pedestal 72, ht. of clock 33 in. $3,000-5,000

530. French Bow-front Crystal Regulator, c. 1900, brass and beveled glass case with swelled front, sides, and conforming top and bottom, fluted pilasters flanking the floral-decorated enameled dial with blue Arabic numerals, eight-day time and strike movement with two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 14 in. $400-600

531. French Crystal Regulator, c. 1890, brass and beveled glass case with 3 1/2-in. dia. enameled Arabic numeral dial with paste stones around the perimeter, eight-day time and strike movement with circular brass pendulum, ht. 10 in. $250-450

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535. French Ormolu Statuary Mantel Clock, c. 1860, the brass case with standing classical winged figures sharing a small butterfly all flanking the engine-turned silvered dial with Roman numerals, eight-day time and strike movement with silk thread suspension, all on a raised ormolu decorated base with paw feet, ht. 24 in. $1,000-1,500 536. Gilt-brass French Statuary Clock, c. 1875, with a female figure in Victorian dress seated on a 4-in. enameled dial with Roman numerals and gilt-brass hands, raised plinth pedestal with garlands and rococo raffles, eight-day time and bell strike countwheel movement with silk thread suspension and pendulum, ht. 18 in. $300-500 537. French Gilt-bronze Statuary Clock, dial marked Fabrique par R.F. Gally, a Paris, the fluted white marble case with seated classical figures engaged in scientific pursuits flanking the central urn at the top, winged caryatids on an open talon base supporting the cast and gilt-brass tablature with applied ormolu along the frieze, enameled dial with blue Roman numerals and marked as above, eight-day time and strike movement with countwheel strike and silk thread pendulum suspension, ht. 21 1/2 in. $2,000-4,000

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Clock and Watchmaking Tools
538. Group of Horological Tools, including a watchmaker’s lathe and 19th century Swiss watchmaker’s mandrel components, bench vise, and others. $100-150 539. Group of Horological Tools, including jewelling rests, watchmaker’s depthing tools, calipers, main spring winder, watch glass scale, etc., and a brass posing tool in turned rosewood case. $100-150 540. Two Watchmaker’s Mandrels, late 19th century, one nickel finish with 4 3/4-in. brass face plate, steel spring-loaded work holders, and compound slide; the other brass body with 4 3/4-in. face plate, compound slide, tool rest, spring-loaded work holders and tailstock, both lg. 14 in. $400-600 541. Brass Clockmaker’s Sector, possibly England, with adjustable arm tightening with thumb-screw in a velvet-lined case, lg. 13 in. $200-400 542. Brass Watchmaker’s Sector, possibly England, the adjustable arm tightens with thumb-screw, lg. 12 in. $200-400 543. Collection of Watchmaking Tools, including three depthing tools, two for watches and one for clocks, two steel Geneva Pattern Turns with runners and tool rests, four cased pivot polishing tools, and a main spring winder. $250-350 544. Wheel-cutting Engine and Uprighting Tools, Switzerland, 19th century, the footed and bow powered tool with 6 1/2-in. indexing plate marked 50-144, outside row of division marked 360,365,366, pivoting steel arm with curved finger loop, and cutter which adjusts on two axes, with thumb-screw fasteners; including five brass 19th and 20th century uprighting tools. $700-900 545. Three Brass Rounding-Up Tools, Switzerland, last half 19th century, 5-, 6-, and 7-in. hand wheels all with wooden handles, cutter assemblies, wood stands, two with drawers and an additional leather covered box containing cutters and stumps, ht. 7 1/2 to 9 1/4 in. $500-800 546. E. Howard and Company 11 1/2-inch Movement, Boston, Massachusetts, brass weight-driven movement marked E. Howard & Co., Boston, 11 1/2. $150-200

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547. Collection of Pendulums, including four double cylinder mercury, two single cylinder metal, a three- and two-cylinder faux mercury, and two brass-faced bobs on wooden rods, lg. 37 to 45 in. $150-250 548. Collection of Electrically Wound Movements, including Self Winding Clock Co., International Time Recording Co. and Telechrom Co. $100-150

549. Five French Clock Movements Dials and Bezels, and a round eight-day time and strike movement by Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Connecticut. $100-150 550. Collection of Clock Parts, Metal Stock and Hardware, including main springs, keys, 400-day suspension springs, clock hands, assorted pendulums, two movement holders, Bergeon main spring winder, brass, steel rod and flat stock, approximately nine containers of miscellaneous screws and suspension springs. $150-250

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551. Collection of Watch Movements and Parts, including complete and partial movements, wheels, spring barrels, porcelain dials, plates, screws, balance wheels, etc. $150-250 552. Four American Spring-powered Movements, a Seth Thomas 86 T thirty-day, time-only; an Ansonia eight-day time and strike stamped 18; and two Chelsea eight-day time and strikes, one complete. $200-250 553. Collection of Miscellaneous Brass Movements and Case Parts, including French and German spring and weight-driven movements, porcelain and metal dials, bezels, and back plates. $100-150

554. Levin Instrument Turret Lathe, Micro Drill Press and Accessories, Levin, Culver City, California, bench mounted 18-in. bed, 2-in. swing, two headstocks, both with collet closer and one with index pawl, two tailstocks, one with bed clamp, the other with lever lock, two doubletool cross slides, one with micrometer adjustment, a six position, self indexing turret with tool holders, a lever feed micro-drilling attachment with dial read out, chip tray and coolant system, 115 volt DC, 1/4 hp motor with variable speed control, counter shaft with 1/12 hp, 115 volt motor, the micro drill press with Jacobs chuck, lever operated table and 1/12 hp motor, three-, four-, and six-jaw Sherline and HR chucks fitted with Levin arbors, approximately 90 numbered and fractional D collets, approximately forty index plates and other accessories. $1,000-1,500 555. Clement Watch Maker’s Lathe, Waltham, Massachusetts, including a 9-in. lathe bed, headstock, tailstock, various Clement tools, and associated chucks and collets. $250-350

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556. G. Boley Watchmaker’s Lathe, Germany, 11-in. bed, headstock, tailstock, flip tool rest, associated three- and six-jaw chucks and two bed clamps. $200-400

557. G. Boley Watchmaker’s Lathe, Germany, 10-in. bed, headstock, tailstock, cross slide, three-independent-jaw chuck, flip tool rest, pulley transmission, various tools and approximately twenty WW collets all in a finger jointed box, together with approximately forty-five additional collets in a wood box. $300-500

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558. Group of Lathe Accessories, including six drawer bars, four D and two WW; six tool rests; seven tailstocks including two marked Levin; three V blocks marked Levin; nine cross slides including an American Watch Tool Co., three marked Levin, and one Marshall; two index plates, one 51-366, other 52-365. $200-300 559. Gilman Lathe and Assortment of Unrelated Accessories, lathe with an 18-in. bed, two tailstocks, pulley transmission and miscellaneous lathe and milling accessories. $200-300 560. Derbyshire Micromill, Waltham, Massachusetts, cast iron chip tray with elements of lubricant system, multi-directional milling table, cutter arbor, approximately forty indexing plates, approximately thirty WW collets and 1/4 hp, 115 volt AC motor, lg. 16, wd. 12, ht. 16 in. Note: Formerly the property of the U.S. Navy. $200-400 561. G. Boley Watchmaker’s Lathe, Germany, including an 11-in. bed, headstock, cross slide and associated tool rest, tailstock, threeand four-jaw chucks, all on an aluminum base, 115 volt motor with forward and reverse switch and a foot speed control, together with approximately thirty-five WW collets. $200-300

562. Two Model Maker’s Lathes, including a 10-in. Small Machines Inc. lathe with motor and foot speed control, headstock, tailstock, flip tool rest and cross slide, the other a 12-in. Rivett lathe with headstock, tailstock, flip tool rest, and a box of approximately twenty-five WW collets, and an Emesco cable driven dental drill for use as a rotary grinding tool. $150-250 563. Nickel Finish Watchmaker’s Lathe, headstock end stamped Moseley, Made in U.S.A, tailstock end stamped C. & E. Marshall Co., 12-in. bed, headstock, two different tailstocks, all mounted on an aluminum stand with an electric motor, a foot speed control, and approximately fifty WW collets. $100-150 564. Steinel Grinding and Polishing Machine, with a concave iron tray, 9 1/2-in. bed, lever-operated tailstock with quick release collet, and pivoted grinding/polishing head. $150-250 565. Collection of Metal Working Cutters and Bits, including wheel and pinion cutters, slitting saws, reamers, drill bits, and cutter bits. $100-150

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566. Two Jewelling Tools and Three Staking Sets, two Seitz jewelling tools with pushers, anvils, and reamers one in a wooden other in a fabric lined box; two Kendrick & Davis stacking tool sets in wooden boxes together with associated punches. $200-300 567. Assortment of Collets, including a number set of Derbyshire D collets 1-80 in wood box, fractional set from 1/64-5/16-in. Derbyshire D collets, miscellaneous Derbyshire D collets, fifteen various makers, in wood block; approximately sixty-five “Large” Derbyshire collets including fractional and numbered; approximately thirty-one WW numbered Levin collets in wood box; approximately fifty-five WW numbered collets and five stepped collets in a wood box; approximately fifty miscellaneous WW collets; five Levin mini-stepped collets in an aluminum block. $250-350 568. Group of Chucks and Collets, including four three-jaw chucks, five face plates and five step collets all in WW size; two three-jaw chucks, two four-jaw chucks, one face plate marked Derbyshire, twenty wheel collets and one box chuck all in D size. $100-150 569. Thirty-two Schaublin W12 Collets, Switzerland, including a set of thirty-two fractional 1/64-1/2-in. collets, all brand new in original boxes. $200-250

570. Large Collection of Watch Tools and Parts, including Bulova movement holders, Bergeon water-tight watch tools, balance trueing calipers, case openers, mainspring winder, mainsprings, screws, jewels, crystals, staffs, spring bars, and click springs. $200-300 571. Bergeon No. 6200 Clock Bushing Tool, Switzerland, a complete set for bushing clock plates with press including the tool with two arms, two chucks and a box of press accessories, stakes, punches, and instructions, (new condition). $150-250 572. KWM Bushing Tool, Germany, mounted on wood base with a set of five cutters, stumps and pushing tools, pivot gauge and two boxes of assorted bushings, ht. 13 in. $200-300 573. Collection of Taps, Dies and Screw Plates, including but not limited to metric and fractional, ranging from watch size through 1/2 in.; German and Swiss manufacturer screw plates. $250-350 574. Collection of Gauges and Measuring Devices, including a torque watch gauge, Smiths hand tachometer, Phase II co-ax indicator, Jaeger revolution counter, three unmarked Micrometers, four Micrometer spindles, and depth gauges. $200-300

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575. Four Watchmaker’s Lathes of Various Manufacture, including two 12-in. Peerless, one 11-in. Elson, and one 15-in. American Watch Tool Co., all having headstocks and both Peerless with tailstocks. $200-300 576. Two Unimat SL Lathes, Austria, both with 13-in. beds, headstocks, tailstocks, cross slides, two three-jaw chucks, 115 volt electric motors, and miscellaneous cutting tools. $200-400

577. Nickel-plated Rounding-Up Tool, Germany, direct gear-driven cutter assembly, gallows for holding work, mounted on turned wooden base with glass dome, with a box of additional cutters, ht. 5 1/4 in. $250-450 578. Collection of Hand Tools, including a Foredom flexible shaft tool and accessories, file handles and files, pliers, screwdrivers, brushes, gravers, jeweler saws, tweezers, group of wooden tool and bit holders, and other miscellaneous tools. $100-150

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579. Victor Engraving Block, revolving turntable on bearings, deep throated jaws on center screw, spherical 5-in. dia., sits on leather pad, includes attachments. $150-200 580. Group of Vises and Presses, including three bench-mounted vises, six machinist vises, three small presses, a bench pin, two aluminum test stands, and an anvil. $100-200 581. Jelenko Jelcraft LFC Furnace, temperature range 0-2000 Fahrenheit, 115 volt 1430 watt furnace, counter weighted oven handle, 4 x 4 1/2 x 5-in. oven, overall ht. 17; together with an L&R Tickoprint watch timer, ht. 4 1/2 x 12 x 7 in. $150-200 582. Group of Machinist’s Tools, including a Tumico 1-2-in. micrometer, Starret 1-2-in. micrometer, two Brown & Sharp depth gauges, Brown & Sharp 13-in. caliper, Lufkin Rule Co. micrometer depth gauge, Starret Radius gauge set, boxed Starret micrometer spindles, and other measuring devices. $250-350

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583. Major George Washburn’s Civil War Personal Items, mid-19th century, the document box with Kellog and Clark’s, Boston, label, contents including a carte-de-visite of George Washburn, his signed leather-bound bible, patriotic envelope, shaving kit dated 1863, toothbrush, soap, combination fork, ink bottle, sewing kit, lead pencil, bone comb, glasses, dice, small powder flask, cap bugle, and GAR badge. Note: This lot includes copies of Major George Washburn’s service records, 133rd New York Regiment, serving in the New Orleans Red River Campaign and the Army of the Shenandoah. See lot 605 for a pocket revolver also owned by George Washburn. $600-800

584. Replica British Horse Flintlock Pistol, 20th century, walnut stock, brass mounts and GR crown and Tower on lock plate, lg. 16 in. $150-200 585. Replica Flintlock Pistol, wooden stock, brass mounts, and checkered stock, lg. 17 in. $200-250

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586. “Perry” Boxlock Cannon Barrel Pistol, late 18th century, with engraved trigger guard and lock plate, crown and scepter marks on bottom of barrel, Perry marked on left side of lock plate marked WR on back of grip, lg. 8 in. $200-400 587. Roby Model 1840 Cavalry Saber, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, c. 1865, brass hilt with leather and wire-wrapped grip, engraved on blade side of hand guard J.M. PERKINS, blade marked C. Roby W. Chelmsford Mass on one side and US 1865 on the other, lg. 41 in. Note: John M. Perkins enlisted in the first Nebraska cavalry January 1865, mustered out July 1st, 1866. $1,200-1,500

588. 1853 Enfield Rifled Musket, c. 1862, walnut stock, brass butt plate and trigger guard, lock marked Tower 1862 with a crown on tail of lock plate, with Springfield bayonet marked US, barrel lg. 39, overall 74 in. $600-800 589. Red Painted Tin Snuff Box, c. 1840, with hinged lid depicting and marked General Blucher within a delicate gilt border, wd. 3 1/4, dp. 2, ht. 1 in. $150-200 590. Two Belgian Ivory-handled Pistols, c. 1870, both cylinders and frames engraved, one marked with a crown over an R on barrel, lg. 7 1/2 in. $150-250

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591. Double-barrel Percussion Pistol, mid-19th century, walnut grip and sheet iron trigger guard, lg. 8 1/2 in. $300-500 592. Bridesburg 1861 Springfield Rifled Musket, Bridesburg, Pennsylvania, c. 1863, inspector’s cartouches on walnut stock, butt plate marked U.S. 14, lock plate marked 1863 behind hammer, an eagle and US Bridesburg, barrel lg. 40, overall 55 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000 593. Civil War Staff and Field Officer Sword, Ames, Chicopee, Massachusetts, mid-19th century, with folding brass guard cast with shield and trophies and American eagle, shagreen grip, faint inscription Capt. Victor J. Garrick on blade and scabbard, lg. 37 in. $400-600

594. Remington New Model Five-Shot Police Revolver, c. 1858, barrel marked in part E. Remington New York, U.S., New Model walnut grips, blued cylinder, lg. 9 1/2 in. $400-600 595. Pair of Flintlock Pistols, Turkey, 18th/19th century, 12 1/4-in. twostage barrels with round fronts and octagonal breeches, marked “T.R.,” steel and brass furniture including brass fore-end caps, spurred pommels, and turned ramrod pipes, the brass with intricate engraved and chased designs, the wood stocks carved, filigree-inlaid and mounted with silver and coral. $1,000-1,500 596. Remington Rolling Block Rifle, c. 1860, walnut stock with strap behind hammer marked in part Remington Pat. 1860, Middle Eastern markings behind barrel behind site, lg. 50 in. $200-300

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597. Group Collectible Arms Including Two Muskets and a Fowler, first half 19th century, including a rifled musket model 1861, contract by Savage, Middletown, Connecticut, lg. 56; a flintlock musket dated 1814 on top of barrel, brass butt plate and trigger guard, walnut stock and bayonet, lg. 56 1/2; a percussion fowler with walnut butt stock and iron butt plate, lg. 46 in.; and a brass powder flask with shell decoration and green woolen cord. $400-600 598. Brass Replica “Peace” Powder Flask, embossed flask with eagle above twenty-six stars surrounding shaking hands and U.S. marked shield with trophies of war, (missing lanyard loops), ht. 9 in. $300-500 599. 1832 Foot Artillery Sword, brass handle with engraved eagle on pommel and cast fish scales, cross guard marked R.H.K.W. and J.H, blade has two fullers at the ricasso and single fuller on tip, lg. 25 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester Massachusetts. $300-500 600. Civil War-era Sword and Scabbard, W.H. Horstmann & Sons, New York, and Philadelphia, 1843-62, single-edged blade with 12-in. false edge, etched with a panoply of arms, eagle and shield, flags, EPLURIBUS UNUM” on a banner, and “U.S.” interspersed with scrolled floral and foliate designs, marked “W.H. Horstmann/& Sons/ Philadelphia,” the top of the blade is etched “IRON PROOF,” double strand and twisted wire-wrapped shagreen grip, the iron guard with pierced spreadwing eagle design, iron scabbard, sword belt hook and remnants of silk sash, blade lg. 32 1/2, overall lg. 39 1/2 in. $600-800

601. Kentucky Rifle, half stock walnut, Ketlind percussion lock, brass hardware including patch box and ramrod entry pipes, lg. 52 in. $800-1,200 602. William Powell & Son Side-by-Side Shotgun with Case, Birmingham, England, c. 1870, walnut stock with checkering, case hardened locks, marked Henry R Grant between barrels, serial no. 5090 on trigger guard strap; leather-bound case includes shot and powder measures, brass carriage tool, walnut and horn bird call, barrel lg. 30, overall lg. 46 1/2 in. $800-1,200 603. Model 1840 Ames Light Artillery Saber, Chicopee, Massachusetts, c. 1862, brass hilt with leather and wire-wrapped grip, blade marked Conn 1862 on one side of blade and on the other Made by Ames Mfg Co. Chicopee MASS, lg. 37 1/2 in. $800-1,200 604. Rogers and Spencer Revolver, Utica, New York, serial no. 1539, marked on top of frame as above, inspector’s cartouche on the grip, and serial number on the cylinder, lg. 13 1/4 in. $600-800 605. Samuel Colt Pocket Revolver, mid-19th century, serial no. 203973, silver back strap, engraved cylinder, marked Address Saml Colt, Hartford, Ct., matching serial numbers on cylinder, bottom barrel assembly, cylinder and grip frame and frame wedge, lg. 10 1/2 in. Provenance: George Washburn. See lot 583 for other Washburn material. $2,000-3,000

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606. Half-stock Percussion Fowler, Warren & Steele, Albany, New York, c. 1850, walnut stock with checkered wrist, lock marked as above, octagon to round barrel, barrel lg. 47, overall lg. 62 in. $300-500

607. Reproduction Flintlock Pistol, Tower-type, 8 1/4-in. barrel, steel and brass furniture including lock plate marked “TOWER” with crown symbol, brass pommel, ramrod joined to muzzle by pivoting attachment. $700-900

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608. East India Company British Musket, c. 1779, walnut stock, brass fittings, marked No. 18 on butt plate, overall lg. 53, barrel lg. 37 1/4 in. $600-800 609. Short Musket, mid-19th century, percussion lock, iron side plate and trigger guard and flared muzzle, lg. 33 in. $200-300 610. Half-stock Percussion Fowler, first half 19th century, lock marked Ashmore, checkered wrist, octagonal to round barrel, brass trigger guard and butt plate, lg. 55 in. $150-200

611. Civil War-era Ammunition and Bullet Molds, including a collection of five complete boxes of .44 caliber with labels stating in part 6 Combustible Envelope Cartridges, Col. Colts Patent, New Model Revolving Holster Pistol 44/100 in. Calibre, five buck and ball paper cartridges, package of revolving shotgun rounds, four various mini-ball cartridges and a paper packet of musket caps, and five various caliber bullet molds. $300-500 612. Model 1842 Ames Boxlock Naval Pistol, c. 1843, walnut stock, brass trigger guard band and cap on butt, lock stamped USN 1843, Ames, Springfield Mass, barrel marked USN 1843, WP, lg. 12 in. $200-300

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613. Civil War Grouping, c. 1863, including a charcoal enhanced image of a Civil War soldier, confederate states loan No. 355, dated August 19, 1861, a confederate ten dollar Richmond bill No. 1837, and a militia shako marked MASS- VOL Militia 8 on the brass cap plate with a Bent and Bush paper label on underside. $200-400 614. Brass Civil War Belt Buckle, lead-filled back, and marked CSA. $200-300 615. Chasseur-style Civil War-era Child’s Uniform, c. 1865, a red kersey jacket with general service buttons, blue trousers with white stripping, kepi with painted paste board visor and small navy buttons, together with a wool flag, 24 x 18 in. $300-500

616. Engraved Wrought Iron Anvil, flared head with a dull edge, engraving of a fish and “F.R.” on one side and “1825” above a tree on the other, terminating in a blunt taper, lg. 15 1/2 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-300 617. Plug Bayonet, possibly Germany, early 18th century, turned rosewood handle with brass pommel and cross guard, engraved blade, lg. 17 3/4 in. $100-200 618. Flintlock Musket, France, late 18th century, 41 1/2-in. round barrel, steel furniture including lock plate marked with an American eagle, walnut stock with worn mark reading “UNITED STATES,” steel ramrod. $300-500

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619. .36 Caliber Colt Replica, Italy, imported by Navy Arms company, Ridgefield, New Jersey, case hardened frame, engraved cylinder and walnut grips, lg. 13 in. $250-350 620. Two Military Trowels, one with a turned oak handle, brass ferrule stamped U.S. Springfield on one side and on the other 1308, single-edge stainless steel blade, leather scabbard with brass belt hook stamped R.I.A on reverse; the other with a turned oak handle stamped US stainless steel blade and ferrule, lg. 13 1/4 and 12 3/4 in., respectively. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250 621. Hospital Corps Knife Model 1904, Springfield, Massachusetts, carved walnut handle with brass rivets, pommel and guard, stainless steel blade marked on one side U.S. 32706 and on the other S A 1913, leather scabbard impressed Rock Island Arsenal 1912. H.E.K, overall lg. 17 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 622.-623. No lots. 624. Two Bayonets and a Trench Knife, including a brass knuckle knife marked U.S. 1918 on grip, blade marked AU LION, in a fiberglass scabbard; an Enfield P-17 bayonet with leather and steel scabbard, blade marked U.S. and 1917 Remington, and a Japanese bayonet, lg. 13 to 22 1/2 in. $200-250 625. Two German Bayonets, a WWII German Mauser marked 42 cvl, serial no. 2578 marked on blade and scabbard, original 1942 bayonet frog; and a German Mauser with leather scabbard and frog, marked on blade HEMBRUG, lg. 16 to 20 in. $300-500 626. Two WW II Katana Japanese Officer Swords, c. 1940, one with an iron pierced guard and cloth-wrapped grip ending in a brass cap with a wood scabbard; the other having a round steel guard, cloth-wrapped grip and a steel scabbard, lg. 36 1/4 to 37 in. $300-500 627. Japanese Parade Dress Sword, c. 1940, brass hilt with hand-chased floral decoration, leather and wire-wrapped grip, blade marked but illegible, with a steel scabbard, lg. 39 1/2 in. $250-350

628. Two Wrought Iron Blades, one a Japanese single-edged cleaver with three markings at front of blade, turned wood handle and copper ferrule, the other a single-edged axe head with three “crown” markings, lg. 25 1/4 and 16 3/4 in., respectively. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500

629. Jian Sword and Scabbard, China, engraved brass pommel and short winged guard with “Shou” characters, reeded wood handle, steel blade with brass reinforced rivets spaced throughout length of blade, ray skin scabbard with brass mounts, lg. 20 3/4 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250

630. Pair of French Replica Flintlock Pistols, 20th century, engraved barrels, engraved brass nose caps and brass wrist plates, lg. 20 in. $200-400

631. Persian Musket, 19th century, Manton marked flintlock, silver trigger guard and barrel bands, walnut stock with ivory butt plate, lg. 62 in. $800-1,200

632. Pair of Turkish Swords, 18 1/4-in. single-edge steel blade with each side having double fullers, engraved brass pommels and cross-guards, sharkskin scabbard with brass engraved locket and chape. $600-800

633. Replica Percussion Pistol, Spain, with walnut stock, checkered grip, and blued-steel barrel, lg. 17 in. $150-250

634. Turkish Long Gun or Sind, early 19th century, with mother-of-pearl and brass inlay throughout, iron lock plate engraved VIANTON and 1800 above a heart, East India Company flintlock mechanism, engraved iron trigger guard, and brass riveted strapping around muzzle, lg. 41 in. $800-1,200

635. Turkish Musket, 19th century, British lock dated 1810, brass barrel bands and trigger guards, engraved barrel, stock with mother-of-pearl decoration, lg. 58 in. $800-1,200

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636. Fleur-de-lis-shaped Spearhead, double inward curving hooks with single-edged blades, center spear with double fuller and shaft with socket end, lg. 20 1/4 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250 637. Three Bladed Weapons, including a double-sided European socket bayonet, spike bayonet with steel scabbard, and an Italian single-edged dagger with steel scabbard, lg. 12 to 19 in. $300-500

638. Gurkha Knife, Nepal, inwardly curved engraved steel blade, carved horn handle, leather scabbard with embroidered designs and two miniature knives, lg. 15 in. $400-600 639. Three Iron Weapons, including two Kindjal knives, one with a bone handle and sheath and other with wooden handle; and a double-edged knife with a bone handle with brass cross guard and pommel, lg. 16 to 21 in. $500-700

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640. Two Standard Heads, one with a wrought iron body and forked shaped head, a star encircled above tapered socket shaft, the other with gilt and red painted Gothic motifs with a cross affixed to top above a coat of arms, lg. 12 to 14 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 641. Trident Spearhead, with engraved foliate and fish on prongs, image of a face with horned helmet just above socketed shaft, overall lg. 24 1/4 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 642. Kora Sword, inward curving hooked blade, tulwar-style shaped hilt with finial pommel, and leather-clad scabbard, lg. 22 1/2 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-300 643. Three Iron Weapons, a double-edged spearhead and two heads of a handbill, lg. 14 to 16 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 644. Two Spearheads and a Spontoon, one elaborately carved and pierced spearhead with four brass mounts around a central medallion and gilt wash on octagonal socket shaft, the other a wrought iron head with a fragmented wood handle and metal and brass rivets with a short engraved head and side mounts; lg. from 15 to 8 1/4 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500

645. Four Iron Implements, a bone-handled Navaja with engraved blade, carved wood-handled single-edged knife, etched nutcracker with acorn finials on handles, and a turned circular collar hunting-bag frame. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250

646. Linstock Head, iron stock with spear blade terminating in clasping head of a mystical animal, swirled guards and a socketed end to receive a staff, lg. 28 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500

647. Engraved Halberd Head, sword blade broken off above axe, engraving of compotes, foliage and birds on sword section, shields and floral decoration on one side of axe blade and an inscribed WA surrounded by a wreath on the other, an octagonal short section with a socketed end, overall lg. 34 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250

648. Navaja Knife, wood handle wrapped with engraved brass sheathing, single-edged blade with eligible engraved writing on one side, ratcheting-toothed locking mechanism on blade, lg. 17 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250

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649. War Hammer, wood handle with steel pommel, single quillon, protracted sharp point and a blunt ball-peen on head, lg. 20 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 650. Horseman’s Axe, double-edged steel curved blade with faceted spike at back, spiral turned handle ending in a hexagonal mount with an engraved pommel, lg. 21 1/2 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 651. Jambiya Dagger, carved wood hilt with engraved brass mount at pommel, single-edged blade, brass ferrule and scabbard engraved on one side, lg. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-300

652. Nimcha Short Sword and Sheath, single-edge blade with chiseled decoration along spine, carved wood hilt inlaid with silver wire and enameled red highlights, brass ferrule, wooden scabbard with similar decoration as hilt and five brass bands, lg. 23 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-300 653. Bullfighter’s Dagger, pierced brass handle with a bust of a bull above blade, triangular double-edged steel blade with a pierced brass center, lg. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 654. Two Gurkha Knives, inwardly curved blade on both, one with straight hilt, elephant head quillons, finial pommel, and pointillism decoration on blade, the other with etched curved hilt, floral and elephant decorated blade, lg. 19 3/4 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500

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655. Turned and Painted Truncheon, Cornwall, England, red painted shaft with Withiel Parish in gilt lettering and W.R. IV and a crown painted on the lead-filled handle, lg. 18 3/4 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250 656. Maine Gauche Parrying Dagger, Spain, pierced and engraved pommel, wire-wrapped wood handle, sail-shaped pierced guard, thumb depression on ricasso and a straight 14 1/2-in. serrated blade, overall lg. 20 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500 657. Lantaka Bronze Cannon, engraved decoration on front muzzle and rear breech (portion broken off), middle button and front sight, 1-in. bore, swivel arm at center, lg. 34 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $300-500

658. Bowie Knife, wood handle with brass ferrules, iron guard, doubleedged blade, and a braided wrapped wooden scabbard lg. 16 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-250 659. Cylindrical Iron Strongbox, body wrapped with reinforced strapping, wrought iron handle and hinged lid, lid has thee decorative mounts and the fourth used for releasing door lock, (key teeth broken), ht. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Higgins Armory Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts. $200-300 660. Group of Military Items, including a 28-in. Yatagan with engraved single-edged blade, horn hilt with thin broad wings and chased strapping, and a carved wooden scabbard; single-edged sword with a bone and brass hilt and engraving along fuller and marked 1911; an engraved helmet with a spear finial and sliding nasal; and a steel domed circular-form shield, engraved and having four bulbous finials near center, dia. 18 1/2 in. $350-500

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Skinner, Inc. - Conditions of Sale
1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 2. All property is sold “as is,” and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. 3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than three (3) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within three (3) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc., may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the three days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. 6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of goods from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of these lots. 9. All purchases are subject to the Massachusetts 6.25% sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a Massachusetts sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Massachusetts if presented with a business card or letterhead. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties can apply for a Massachusetts exemption number prior to the auction by contacting the Massachusetts Department of Corporations and Taxation at 100 Cambridge Street in Boston. 10. Except for property purchased via On-line Auctions, a premium equal to 18.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 10% of the final bid over $200,000, will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the Buyer as part of the purchase price. The buyers premium on property purchased via On-line Auctions will be in an amount up to 22.5% of the final bid price up to and including $200,000, plus 15% of the final bid over $200,000. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalogue. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalogue, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit.
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Absentee Bid Form
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Name (Please Print) Address City Phone # Alternate #

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I wish to place the following bids in the sale listed above. I understand that Skinner, Inc. will execute bids as a convenience, and will not be held responsible for any errors or failure to execute bids. I understand that my bids are executed and accepted as per Conditions of Sale as printed in the catalogue of this sale. Signature (Required) Date

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Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art

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Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board - Nancy R. Skinner Richard Albright John Deighton Barnet Fain Stephen L. Fletcher Karen M. Keane Andrew Payne President/Chief Executive Officer - Karen M. Keane Chief Financial Officer - Don Kelly Executive Vice President - Stephen L. Fletcher Vice Presidents - Eric Jones, Marie Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Carol McCaffrey, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr

Administration

Expert Departments

SKINNER, INC. Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116 617.350.5400 Fax 617.350.5429 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA 01752 508.970.3000 Fax 508.970.3100 www.skinnerinc.com

20th Century Design - Jane D. Prentiss American & European Paintings & Prints - Robin S.R. Starr Assistants: Kathy Wong, Elizabeth C. Haff American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stephen L. Fletcher Deputy Director: Chris Barber; Assistant: Karen Langberg American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Douglas Deihl Asian Works of Art - Judith Dowling Assistants: Biying Zhang, Carol Tran Books & Manuscripts - Devon Gray Bottles, Flasks & Early Glass - Stephen L. Fletcher Ceramics - Stuart G. Slavid Classic Automobiles & Motorcycles - Jane D. Prentiss Couture - Cara Elmslie Discovery Auctions - Cara Elmslie Assistants: Garrett J. Sheahan, Melissa Riebe European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stuart G. Slavid Assistants: Leah Kingman, Stephanie Opolski Fine Wines - Marie Keep Assistant: Michael J. Moser Jewelry - Victoria Bratberg Assistants: John Colasacco, Julie Khouri Judaica - Kerry Shrives Musical Instruments - David Bonsey Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Gary Richards Science, Technology & Clocks - Robert C. Cheney Assistant: Jonathan Dowling Silver - Stuart G. Slavid Toys & Dolls - Kerry Shrives Auctioneers - LaGina Austin, Chris Barber, Robert C. Cheney, John Colasacco, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie C. Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Jessica R. Lincoln, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney

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Exhibitions & Property Distribution

Marlborough:

Warehouse Manager - Fred Trottier; 508.970.3261 Property Manager - Samuel Combs, 508.970.3262 Property Distribution Manager - Jessica R. Lincoln, 617.874.4308 Auction Coordinator - Benjamin Evans, 617.874.4329

Boston:

Finance Department

Marlborough:

Accounts Receivable - Denise Johnson, 508.970.3269 Accounts Payable, Consignment - Kathleen Hayes, 508.970.3268 Accounts Payable, Trade - Kevin Rota, 508.970.3283 Credit Supervisor - Joe Monteyro, 508.970.3266

Subscriptions

Marlborough:

Heather Retzke, 508.970.3240

Service Departments

Appraisal & Auction Services - LaGina Austin, Christine E. Finn, Shannon M. Ames, Hadley Bridgman Advertising Production - Pamela Van de Houten Boston Gallery Director - Laura V. Sweeney Assistant Gallery Director: Paige Lewellyn Gallery Assistant: Jessica Turner Catalogue Production - Pamela Van de Houten, Kristina Harrison Consignment Services - Patricia Walker King, Megan J. Blomgren, Carol Zeigler Customer Relations - Carol McCaffrey Institutional Relations - L. Emerson Tuttle Human Resources - Carol McCaffrey Information Technology & Internet Auctions - Kerry Shrives Assistants: Timothy Shaughnessey, Melissa Riebe Managing Director - Marie C. Keep Marketing & Public Relations - Kate de Bethune, Kathryn Gargolinski, Heather Retzke Photographers - Stanley P. Bystrowski, Jeffrey R. Antkowiak, John Cornelius Receptionists - Marlborough: Jessica Bedenbaugh Boston: Sarah L. Collins Staff Portraits - Cheryl Richards Photography Transportation - Eric Jones Assistant: Mark McCaffrey

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DIRECTIONS TO THE MARLBOROUGH GALLERY

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From Boston and Points East: Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (Route 90) West to Route 495 North at exit 11A. Proceed on Route 495N to exit 23C, Simarano Drive. Keep left at the fork in the ramp. At the bottom of the exit ramp take a left at the lights onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left. From Points North: Take Route 495 South to exit 23C, Simarano Drive. Stay left at the fork in the ramp, and turn left onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left. From Points West: Take 290 East toward Marlborough. Merge onto Route 495 South via exit 26A, toward Cape Cod. Take the Simarano Drive exit, 23C. Stay left at the fork in the ramp, and turn left onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left. From Points South: Take Route 495 North to exit 23C, Simarano Drive. At the bottom of the exit ramp take a left at the lights onto Simarano Drive. Take a right at the next light on Cedar Hill Street. Skinner is at #274 on the left. 187

MARLBOROUGH AREA RESTAURANTS

Allora Ristorante 139 Lakeside Ave. Marlborough, MA 508.485.4300 Boston Market 185 Boston Post Rd. West Marlborough, MA 508.229.2525

Longhorn Steakhouse 191 Boston Post Rd. Marlborough, MA 508.481.4100 Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub 32 Boston Post Rd. West Marlborough, MA 508.480.8899

Guiseppe’s Grille 35 Solomon Pond Rd. Northborough, MA 508.393.4405 Yoong Tong Thai Cuisine and Sushi 278 Main Street Northborough, MA 508.393.7714

China Taste 197 Boston Post Rd. West Marlborough, MA 508.229.2882

Panera Bread 197 Boston Post Rd. West Marlborough, MA 508.281.6161

Tomasso The Crossings 154 Turnpike Rd. Southborough, MA 508.481.8484

Fish Restaurant & Wine Bar 29 S. Bolton St. Marlborough, MA 508.460.3474 Jake’s Restuarant & Coffee Shop 30 Main Street Marlborough, MA 508.480.0414 Linguini’s Italian Eatery 350 Boston Post Rd. West Marlborough, MA 508.481.9747

Subway 237 Boston Post Rd. West Marlborough, MA 508.481.3464

Tandoori Grill 197 H Boston Post Rd. West Marlborough, MA 508.357.6551 Wildwood Steakhouse 189 Boston Post Rd. East Marlborough, MA 508.481.2021

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MARLBOROUGH HOTELS
Courtyard by Marriott 75 Felton St. (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.480.0015 Embassy Suites 123 Boston Post Rd. West (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.485.9500 Hampton Inn 277 Boston Post Rd. West (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.787.9888 Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel 181 Boston Post Road West (exit 24B off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.460.0700 Holiday Inn and Suites 265 Lakeside Ave. (exit 24A off 495) Marlborough, MA 508.481.3000

TRAVEL SERVICES & CAR RENTALS

Ultimate Livery To Logan Airport $46.00 each way for one $56.00 each way for two Private car and driver $147.50 one way Servicing all Marlborough hotels 80 Northborough Rd East Marlborough, MA 01752 508.481.7300

Enterprise Car Rental Hotel Pick-up and Delivery 364 Maple Street (Rt. 85) Marlborough, MA 508.480.0221 Hertz Car Rental 410 Maple Street (Rt. 85) Marlborough, MA 508.229.2756

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PRICES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010. Catalogue subscription price includes quarterly brochure. Subscription effective one year from date processed. No refunds for previous subscriptions. Renewal notice will be sent one month prior to expiration. Subscriptions do not include Discovery, Estates, and other special sales. Post-auction prices are available online at www.skinnerinc.com

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U.S./Canada No charge $120 $120 $120 $120 $60 $60 $18 $60 $30 $60 $60 $60 $60 $750

Foreign (payable in U.S. dollars only) No charge $143 $143 $143 $143 $73 $73 $25 $73 $36 $73 $73 $73 $73 $915

Quarterly Brochure Included with catalogue subscription American Furniture & Decorative Arts European Furniture & Decorative Arts American & European Paintings & Prints Fine Jewelry 20th Century Furniture & Decorative Arts Asian Works of Art Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets American Indian & Ethnographic Art Fine Books & Manuscripts Fine Ceramics Fine Musical Instruments Science, Technology & Clocks Fine Wines All Above Departments

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