AUCTION : 1018

Lots 1243 - 1279: Scientific Instruments

Lot#: 1243

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of advertising, ephemera, and smalls, including three sterling silver teething rings, time books from Loar Jewelry Co. advertising Elgin, Hamilton, and Waltham watches, an Elgin Watch Co. medal from the 1874 Chicago Expo, a lithographed "Taka- Kola" tip tray, two turtle form paperweights advertising "Billups Richmond", can and bottle openers from Lonestar, Coca Cola, Ortlieb's Ale, Schmidt's Beer, and others, a gilt badge from the National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 333, Binghamton N.Y., with image of key cases and a Bundy Time Recorder, a Bashful Trick Lock Cigar Cutter, a small, brass bound, bone box, a group of late 19th century trade cards, a postcard album, and more
CONDITION: fair to very good, wear and minor losses, many items need cleaning
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $175

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Lot#: 1244

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of political, fraternal, and advertising pinbacks, including Goldwater, Wallace, Nixon, Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Johnson, and others, together with a group of B.P.O.E. related buttons, and two advertising Sterling bicycles, and six advertising the watches of Ball & Co, South Bend, Hamilton and Hampden, and five case openers from various watch case manufacturers, together with a gold mounted, burl wood tobacco box, two clock themed Christmas lights, an Elgin Durabalance paperweight, display items for a jewelers watch case, and more
CONDITION: fair to very good
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $325

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Lot#: 1245

DESCRIPTION: Lot of fountain pens, ball point pens, and mechanical pencils, makers including Parker, Sheaffer, Venus, Wearever, Cross, and others, some fountain pens with gold nibs, many mechanical pencils with advertising, including an RCA with rotating cylinders for tube selection, Caterpillar Equipment, Shell Petroleum Products, Firestone, and more
CONDITION: fair to good, working condition unknown
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $125

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Lot#: 1246

DESCRIPTION: Excavated Civil War relics, including 11 projectiles, a buckle, and a breastplate with eagle, together with 13 gilt eagle buttons, uniform trim, some with gold thread, five fossilized shark teeth, and more
CONDITION: relics with dirt and oxidation, buttons very good, uniform trim good, one shark tooth with loss
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $400

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Lot#: 1247

DESCRIPTION: Cassens & Plath, Germany, micrometer sextant,160mm radius, metal frame with black finish, signed brass arc with graduations from -5 to125 and the C+P logo, micrometer drum vernier adjustment, multiple shades for horizon and index mirrors, 4x power sighting scope, lighting lamp, and black plastic handle, all in a mahogany box with certificate under the lid from the Deutsches Hydrographisches Institut dated 1968.
CONDITION: The instrument shows wear commensurate with age including some loss of the black finish on the metal frame and index arm. Micrometer drum is a bit dirty. Battery compartment in the handle has some light corrosion. Outside of wooden box is worn and has some old tape residue on top. Accessories in the box include a brush and specialized wrench. Dimensions are for closed wooden case.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $100
CIRCA: 1968
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 12in x 12in

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Lot#: 1248

DESCRIPTION: English, boxed sextant, 7.5 inch radius, metal ladder frame with dark finish, brass arc signed "L. Croix, Havre" with inset silvered scale reading 0 to 150 and also specifying "Importe d'Angleterre", thumbscrew vernier adjustemnt and index arm lock, index magnifier, multiple sun shades for index mirror, sighting scopes, mahogany handle, all in fitted mahogany box with accessories.
CONDITION: Worn wooden case has many cracks in the lid. Case handle is absent. Black finish on large telescope is scratched. Silvered scale is tarnished. Horizon mirror and holder are missing. Most accessory slots in the case are full.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $150
DIMENSIONS: 5in x 11in x 10.25in

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Lot#: 1249

DESCRIPTION: Germany, "J-Feder 504" long delay demolition timer, green-painted aluminum case, spring driven balance wheel movement with hour and day duration in a latching finger jointed green-painted wood box complete with specialized wrench, plunger assembly, and original printed instructions in German.
CONDITION: Some of the green paint has worn off the wood case on the corners. White painted letters on the box read "J-Feder 504" and "22762 ". A small piece of paper has someone's translation of the instructions into English. Following the written instructions, the unit does start. The balance wheel and the balance spring would appear to be good. There is one empty spot in the case, so it may not have all of its accessories. Large milled ring under the cap winds the mechanism. The small knob within the larger one sets the duration of the timer. Moving the red arrow to "Geht" starts the device. These units are reported to have run for up to 21 days. Dimensions are for the wood box.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $300
CIRCA: 1944
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 9.5in x 5.75in

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Lot#: 1250

DESCRIPTION: H. Hughes & Son Ltd., London, 7 inch sextant, pierced metal frame with black finish, signed brass arc with inset silvered scale, the graduations from -5 to 125, micrometer drum adjustment, index lamp, multiple shades for horizon and index mirrors, sighting scopes, and plastic handle with battery compartment, all in finger-jointed walnut box with a certificate from the National Physical Laboratory with a stamp from its director, C.G. Darwin dated 1947.
CONDITION: The set seems mostly complete as there are few empty spots within the fited case. Mirrors and green glass shades are in good condition. C.G. Darwin was a physicist who served as the director of the National Physical Laboratory during World War II. He was the grandson of Charles Darwin.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $175
CIRCA: 1947
DIMENSIONS: 5.75in x 12in x 12in

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Lot#: 1251

DESCRIPTION: Hughes & Son Ltd., London, 6.5 inch sextant, pierced metal frame with gray finish, signed brass arc with inset silvered scale, the graduations from -5 to 130, micrometer drum adjustment, index lamp, multiple shades for horizon and index mirrors, sighting scopes, and plastic handle with battery compartment, all in finger-jointed mahogany box with a certificate from the Admiralty Compass Observatory dated 1955.
CONDITION: Box has a large crack in the lid and inset plaque is missing. The Sextant is in very good condition with only one empty spot in the fitted case. Serial number 50167 with the broad arrow indicating it was the property of the British government. Dimensions are for closed wooden box.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $75
CIRCA: 1950
DIMENSIONS: 6in x 11in x 11in

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Lot#: 1252

DESCRIPTION: L.J. Harri., Amsterdam, boxed sextant, 200mm radius, tulip form metal frame with dark finish, signed brass arc with inset silvered scale readinng -5 to 140, thumbscrew vernier adjustemnt and index arm lock, index magnifier, triple sun shades for index and horizon mirrors, sighting scopes, mahogany handle, all in felt-lined mahogany box with certificate under the lid dated 1913.
CONDITION: The wooden case has a few cracks and some finish loss. Silvered scale has darkened. Some finish loss on the back of metal frame and feet. Green felt lining has deteriorated along some edges of the box. Good paper certificate inside from a Dutch meteorological institute.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $75
CIRCA: 1910
DIMENSIONS: 5in x 10.75in x 9.5in

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Lot#: 1253

DESCRIPTION: Steam Specialty & Supply Co., Newark, NJ, steam engine indicator, nickel plated drum, spring, and recording stylus assembly in a fitted oak box with original paper record cards held in lid compartment, serial number 2100.
CONDITION: Steam engine indicators were used to graphically record the relationship of pressure to piston displacement during an engine stroke. The recorded diagram could be used to make adjustments to improve engine performance. The Lippincott design is reported to have included many improvements to earlier types.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $150
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 7in x 14.5in x 12in

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Lot#: 1254

DESCRIPTION: Veb Freiberger Prazisionmechanik, Germany, drum sextant,170mm radius, metal frame with gray finish, graduated arc reading from -5 to125, index arm with Freiberger logo, micrometer drum vernier adjustment, multiple shades for horizon and index mirrors, 4x power sighting scope, metal handle, all in a wood box with instruction booklet and certificate under the lid dated 1977.
CONDITION: Instrument is in excellent overall condition. Wood case has some scratches to the finish.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $75
DIMENSIONS: 6.25in x 13in x 11in

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Lot#: 1255

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 2 (Two) Two Large Boxed Compasses: (1) Henry Brown & Sons, London, "Sestrel Circum Dead-beat", 6.5 inch dampened compass with electrical plug in a finger-jointed mahogany case. (2) E.S. Ritchie & Sons, Pembroke, MA, "U.S. Navy Standard Compass", 7.5 inch wet card, electrical wires for light bulb in base, all gimbal-mounted in a finger jointed mahogany case.
CONDITION: (1) Wood case is coming apart at one rear corner. Foam inserts in case are deteriorating. Bowl of compass has a lot of oxidation. Electrical cable end is corroded. (2) Large air bubble in compass. Dimensions are for Sestrel box.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $200
CIRCA: 1942
DIMENSIONS: 9.25in x 13.5in x 13.5in

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Lot#: 1256

DESCRIPTION: Timers- 2 (Two): the first signed "S. Smith & Son, Ltd., London", "Chronoscope" artillery timer, 17 jewel gilt lever movement beating 100 times per second, white enamel dial with outer chapter indicating hundredths, with subsidiary two minute register, nickel open face case, the back with engraved broad arrow above "No. 252185", the other a "Semikrograph" split seconds artillery timer, 7 jewel nickel movement beating 50 times per second, white enamel dial with outer chapter indicating fiftieths, and subsidiary three minute register, the hands split by pushing the crown at 11:00, gun metal open face case, the back engraved "M.P.W. 2506", both early 20th century
CONDITION: Both will run for short periods, Semikrograph with sluggish split, Smith case with scratches and wear, the other with scratches and scattered oxidation.
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $200

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Lot#: 1257

DESCRIPTION: Azimuth Circles- 2 (Two) U.S. Navy Azimuth Circles: (1) "Pattern 6703 Gyro Azimuth Circle", gray painted brass ring with 10 inch outside diameter, dark glass reflector vane, reflecting prism with vertical hairline and knurled adjusting screw, two sun shades, felt-lined bakelite box with instructions fastened to base. (2) T. S. & J. D. Negus, New York, Nagus patened azimuth circle, 8 inch outside diameter, three-sided prisim with vertical hairline, bubble level, and bearing magnifier, red glass sun shade, all in a finger-jointed mahogany box, patented 1901.
CONDITION: Boxes and instruments show wear commensurate with age and use.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $75
DIMENSIONS: 5.5in x 10.5in x 10.5in

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Lot#: 1258

DESCRIPTION: Sextants- 2 (Two) Henry Hughes & Son Ltd., London, boxed sextants: 3.5 inch, pierced metal frames, one index arm with the Air Ministry "AM" logo, arcs with inset silvered scales with graduations, micrometer drum, multiple shades for horizon and index mirrors, sighting scopes, and black plastic handles, all in felt-lined bakelite boxes with inner Husun paper labels dated 1944.
CONDITION: Overall very good condion. One sextant is missing both index and horizon mirrors and its small vial of oil. Silvered scales have darkened. Bakelite cases have scuffs. Dimensions are for bakelite box.
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $150
CIRCA: 1944
DIMENSIONS: 5.5in x 8in x 8in

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Lot#: 1259

DESCRIPTION: Sextants- 2 (Two) Hughes & Son Boxed Sextants: Hughes & Son Ltd., London, 6.5 inch radius sextants, pierced metal frames with black crinkle finish, signed brass arcs with inset silvered scales with graduations reading 0-130, micrometer drum, illuminated indices, multiple shades for horizon and index mirrors, sighting scopes, and black plastic handles, all in finger-jointed felt-lined mahogany boxes with paper certificates.
CONDITION: both with clean certificates of serviceability from the Royal Canadian Naval Armament Depot dated 1962. Instruments appear to be mostly complete, but both sets have few empty accessory locations within the case. Very good overall condition. Dimensions are for wood carrying case. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $325
CIRCA: 1962
DIMENSIONS: 6in x 10.5in x 10.75in

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Lot#: 1260

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 3 (Three) U.S. Navy Boat Binnacles: Beck-Lee Corporation, Chicago, and the Lionel Corporation, New York, "U.S. Navy Standard Boat Binnacle", black painted sheet copper, bail handles, beveled glasses, illumination via oil lamp mounted on side of case, each with a 4 inch compass.
CONDITION: Binnacles have some small scratches to black paint. The Navy plaques have no serial numbers, suggesting these units were never put into service or the Navy never assigned them numbers. Instruments include lamps. One of the binnacles comes with a compass that needs to have knife edges installed on the gimbal in order to mount it in the case.
ESTIMATE: $250 - $450
PRICE SOLD: $400
CIRCA: 1942
DIMENSIONS: 9.75in x 6.5in x 7in

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Lot#: 1261

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 3 (Three) U.S. Navy Peloruses: Kelvin & Wilfred O. White Co., Boston, "U.S. Navy Standard Pelorus", 7.5 inch illuminated dials, sighting vanes with dark glass reflector, concentric locking knobs, two of the three instruments are gimbal-mounted in finger-jointed mahogany boxes with paper instruction cards and mounting brackets.
CONDITION: One instrument has no case. Cases are missing brass hardware. One instrument is missing the metal dial cover. All three instruments have Navy identification plaques on lower half. Dimensions are for the wood box.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $150
CIRCA: 1942
DIMENSIONS: 11.5in x 12in x 11.5in

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Lot#: 1262

DESCRIPTION: Azimuth Circles- 3 (Three) Sperry and E.S. Ritchie: (1) Sperry Marine Systems, azimuth circle, 10.25 inch outside diameter in a fitted wood case, dated 1973. (2) E.S. Ritchie & Sons, Inc., Brookline, MA, for Sperry Gyroscope Company, azimuth circle, stamped "III", 10.25 inch outside diameter in a fitted wood case. (3) E.S. Ritchie & Sons, Inc., Pembroke, MA, azimuth circle, stamped "III", 10.25 inch outside diameter in a fitted wood case.
CONDITION: Cases and instruments show light wear commensurate with age and use. Dimensions are for wooden case.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $125
DIMENSIONS: 4in x 11in x 11in

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Lot#: 1263

DESCRIPTION: Azimuth Circles- 3 (Three) U.S. Navy Azimuth and Bearing Circles: (1) Q-O-S Corp., New York, "U.S. Navy 6 Inch Azimuth Circle, Mark 4 Mod. 0", 8.25 inch outside diameter ring in fitted wood case, dated 1964. (2) The Lionel Corporation, New York, "Type 712A Azimuth Circle", 10.25 inch outside diameter in finger-jointed mahogany box, dated 1943. (3) Pathe Manufacturing Corp., New York, "U.S. Bearing Circle, Mark I Model 2", 10 inch outside diameter, in a finger-jointed mahogany case, dated 1943.
CONDITION: Boxes and instruments show wear commensurate with age and use. Dimensions are for the Lionel case.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $125
DIMENSIONS: 4in x 11.5in x 11.5in

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Lot#: 1264

DESCRIPTION: Azimuth Circles- 3 (Three) U.S. Navy Azimuth Circles: National Electrical Machine Shops, Washington, DC, for Bureau of Ships, "U.S. Navy Azimuth Circle, Mark 3, Mod. 2", each with black metal ring with an outside diameter of 10.25 inches, beveled inner lip graduated counterclockwise in degrees, two reflecting prisms with associated bubble levels, concave mirror, dark glass reflector vane behind far sight vane with framed vertical hairline, near sight vane, two turned finger lugs, all in molded bakelite cases.
CONDITION: Cases show signs of age and use. The instrumens appear to be in good condition.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $100
CIRCA: 1943
DIMENSIONS: 3.5in x 11in x 11in

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Lot#: 1265

DESCRIPTION: Sextants- 3 (Three) Russian Boxed Sextants: 6 inch radii, all marked "CHO-T" on the case, gray-painted frames with graduated arc reading 0-140, index arm with vernier scale, micrometer drums, and index magnifiers, sighting scopes, horizon and index mirrors with associated sun shades, black plastic handles, all in finger-jointed wood boxes with locations and hold-downs for instrument accessories.
CONDITION: largely complete sets with two sighting scopes each. A few empty accessory locations in each case. Two are dated 1979 and 1982. Dimensions are for the closed wooden box. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $150 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $125
CIRCA: 1980
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 10.5in x 10.5in

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Lot#: 1266

DESCRIPTION: Nautical Instruments- 4 (Four) Telescopic Alidades: Ajax Engineering, Chicago, IL, and Kollmorgen Optical Corp., New York, for Bureau of Ships, "U.S. Navy Telescopic Alidade, Mark II, Mod. 3", each with telescopes, mounted on 10 inch diameter horizontal circular, the inner beveled edge graduated counterclockwise in degrees, turned finger lugs, high-angle prism attachment with associated bubble level, all in dovetailed wood boxes with brass hardware, dated 1941 and 1942.
CONDITION: The telescopic alidade is for use on a compass, gyro-compass repeater, or pelorus stand to take bearings on distant objects when greater accuracy is required compared to a standard azimuth circle or bearing circle. The cases and instruments show wear commensurate with age and use. Parts may be missing. Dimensions are for wood case.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $150
CIRCA: 1941
DIMENSIONS: 6in x 15in x 14in

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Lot#: 1267

DESCRIPTION: Nautical Instruments- 4 (Four) Telescopic Alidades: Ajax Engineering, Chicago, IL, for Bureau of Ships, "U.S. Navy Telescopic Alidade, Mark II, Mod. 3", each with telescopes, mounted on 10 inch diameter horizontal circular, the inner beveled edge graduated counterclockwise in degrees, turned finger lugs, high-angle prism attachment with associated bubble level, all in dovetailed wood boxes with brass hardware.
CONDITION: The telescopic alidade is for use on a compass, gyro-compass repeater, or pelorus stand to take bearings on distant objects when greater accuracy is required compared to a standard azimuth circle or bearing circle. The cases and instruments show wear commensurate with age and use. Parts may be missing. Dimensions are for wood case.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $75
CIRCA: 1941
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 15in x 14in

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Lot#: 1268

DESCRIPTION: Nautical Instruments- 4 (Four) U.S. Navy Telescopic Alidades: makers include Ajax Engineering, Chicago, the U.S. Navel Gun Factory, Washington, DC, Spencer Lens Co., Buffalo, New York, and Photogrammetric Instruments, Pasadena, CA. Models include a Mark I-4 (1939), a Mark II-3 (1941), a Mark II-1 (1941), and a Mark 4-0 (1944): All come in fitted wood boxes with brass hardware.
CONDITION: The telescopic alidade is for use on a compass, gyro-compass repeater, or pelorus stand to take bearings on distant objects when greater accuracy is required compared to a standard azimuth circle or bearing circle. The cases and instruments show wear commensurate with age and use. Parts may be missing. Dimensions are for wood case.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $125
CIRCA: 1941
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 14.5in x 14in

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Lot#: 1269

DESCRIPTION: Compasses- 4 (Four) Illuminated Hand Bearing: (1) C. G. Conn., Ltd., Elkhart, IN, for U.S. Navy- Bureau of Ships, "Observer- Compass", gray painted brass compass in bowl, handle with battery compartment, hinged prism, and light bulb, all in a finger-jointed mahogany box, dated 1943. (2) C. G. Conn., Ltd., Elkhart, IN, for U.S. Navy- Bureau of Ships, "Observer- Compass", gray painted brass compass in bowl, handle with battery compartment, hinged prism, light bulb, and original printed instruction sheet, all in a finger-jointed mahogany box, dated 1943. (3) Weems & Plath, Annapolis, MD, illuminated hand bearing compass, brass and black plastic, hinged prism, battery compartment in handle, all in a finger-jointed mahogany box with viewing window and external switch. (4) Weems & Plath, Annapolis, MD, illuminated hand bearing compass, brass and black plastic, hinged prism, battery compartment in handle, all in a finger-jointed mahogany box with viewing window and external switch.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $150

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Lot#: 1270

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 4 (Four) Peloruses: Two unsigned and two by T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York, 6.5 inch silvered dials, sighting vanes, locking knobs, weighted bases, three of the instruments are gimbal-mounted in finger-jointed wood boxes.
CONDITION: One of the instruments has no box. One of the boxes is coming apart and will need attention. Dimensions are for wood box.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $175
DIMENSIONS: 9.5in x 11.5in x 11.5in

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Lot#: 1271

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 4 (Four) Surveying: (1) Buff & Buff Mfg. Co., Boston, boxed transit, dark green A-frame uprights, bubble level, 4 inch compass with silvered dial, mounted on four adjustable feet, in a fitted in a mahogaNew York case with paper labels. (2) F.E. Brandis, Sons & Co., Brooklyn, New York, boxed transit, serial number 2206, dark metal U-frame uprights, two bubble levels, silvered dial around the outside of circular platform, mounted on four adjustable feet in a wood case. (3) Buff & Buff Mfg Co., Boston, surveyor's transit, 12 inch telescope on black U-frame uprights, bubble level below the scope, silvered scale around perimeter of circular platform engraved with the maker's name, bubble levels, mounted on four adjustable feet. (4) David White Co., Milwaukee, WI, instrument stand, black crinkle finish with upper leveling platform, micrometer adjustments, mounted on three adjustable feet.
CONDITION: (1) The instrument has no telescope. Wood case is worn and leather strap is gone. (2) The transit telescope is missing. The wood case is worn and leather strap is gone. (3) Black finish on telescope is scratch in many places. No case or tripod. (4) Incompete, but well made. Electrical wires have deteriorated. Some loss of black crinkle finish. Dimensions are for the Brandis case.
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $125
DIMENSIONS: 16.5in x 12.5in x 9.5in

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Lot#: 1272

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 5 (Five) Barographs: three with green plasic cases and spring-driven motors by Jules Richard of France, one in a gray steel case with spring-driven motor by Friez of Baltimore, and one in a glazed wood case with dedication plaque and electrically driven motor by R. Fuess of Berlin.
CONDITION: Dimensions are for the wood cased Fuess. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $100
DIMENSIONS: 9.5in x 9.5in x 6.75in

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Lot#: 1273

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 6 (Six) Azimuth Instruments: 4 by National Electrical Machine Shops Inc, Washington, DC, for Bureau of Ships, "U.S. Navy Azimuth Instrument, No. 2" in fitted wooden boxes, all dated 1942; 2 by Negus, New York, with reflecting prisms and sun shades in finger-jointed wood boxes.
CONDITION: Instruments and boxes show light wear commensurate with age and use. Dimensions are for Negus wood case.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $125
DIMENSIONS: 6.75in x 10.25in x 5.5in

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Lot#: 1274

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 6 (six) Ship Logs: A Thomas Walker & Son, Birmingham, England, "Knotmaster, Model KDO" log in original wood box with two rotators (spinners) and one mounting shoe, next is a T.S. & J.D. Negus, New York, "Negus Patent Log", small log with one rotator, together with 4 (Four) log receivers by Thomas Walker & Son Ltd., "Trident Electric Ship Log" chart house receivers, three in original wood shipping boxes.
CONDITION: (1) Knotmaster's mounting bracket has oxidized, as has one of the two spinners. (2) This small log is incomplete with only the log and spinner. (3) Chart house receivers only, no rotators or other accessories are present. Dimensions are for the Knotmaster wood box.
ESTIMATE: $200 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $250
DIMENSIONS: 6in x 10.25in x 7.5in

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Lot#: 1275

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 7 (Seven) Optical: Four spyglasses, one in wood box and three for the U.S. Navy by Wollensak Optical Co., "Chas. Jones, Liverpool" and Kollmorgen Optical Corporation; three pair of binoculars by Binolux (30x70), Hensoldt Wetzlar (8x30), and Munkasorseg Tulajdona (8x30) .
CONDITION: Binolux binoculars appear to be nearly new. The leather case for the Hensoldt Wetzlar binoculars is incomplete. The two older spyglasses are both missing their objective lenses and caps. Dimensions are for spyglass case. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $300
DIMENSIONS: 3.75in x 24in x 3.75in

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Lot#: 1276

DESCRIPTION: Instruments & Gauges- 11 (Eleven) assorted device for measuring including four small volt meters, two pocket ammeters, a steam pressure gauge, two German detonation timers, a balance scale, and circular rule/scale of unknown purpose.
CONDITION: Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $100

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Lot#: 1277

DESCRIPTION: Instruments- 13 (Thirteen) Compass-related: Items include two brass binnacles (one with Ritchie compass), four brass binnacle oil lamps, two Negus clinometers, a compass magnifier, two wet card compasses, and two dry card compasses by makers including Ritchie and Kelvin & White.
CONDITION: Dimensions are for the larger brass binnacle. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $150 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $275
DIMENSIONS: 15in x 18in x 15in

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Lot#: 1278

DESCRIPTION: 24 (Twenty-four) Alidade Parts: lot includes 7 various models of U.S. Navy alidade circles with scopes and 17 high-angle alidade prism attachments. Most date to before or during the Second World War.
CONDITION: For parts or repair, but there are probably enough parts to make one or more complete alidades.
ESTIMATE: $100 - $200
PRICE SOLD: $25
CIRCA: 1941

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Lot#: 1279

DESCRIPTION: Chronometers- 2 (Two): both Elgin 600, both with three tier boxes, movements incomplete
CONDITION: boxes with minor dings and scratches, top of one with minor damage to finish, movements lacking escape wheel, detent, and balance complete
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $1500
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7.625in x 7.625in

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