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Science, Technology & Clocks featuring Toys & Dolls Sale 2447 July 25, 2009 Marlborough


Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board - Nancy R. Skinner Richard Albright Barnet Fain Stephen L. Fletcher Karen M. Keane


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American & European Paintings & Prints - Robin S.R. Starr, Director Pro Tem; Assistants: Laura Conover, Kathy Wong American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stephen L. Fletcher, Martha Hamilton; Assistants: LaGina Austin, Karen Langberg, Chris Barber, Susan Zacharias American Indian & Ethnographic Art - Douglas Deihl Asian Works of Art - James F. Callahan Books & Manuscripts - Stuart P. Whitehurst Assistant: Sara C. Wishart Bottles, Flasks & Early Glass - Stephen L. Fletcher Ceramics - Stuart G. Slavid Classic Automobiles & Motorcycles - Jane D. Prentiss Couture - Jane D. Prentiss Discovery Sales - Kerry Shrives; Assistants: Garrett J. Sheahan, Nicole Nicas Rovner, Harry B. McNabb European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Stuart G. Slavid; Assistants: Stuart P. Whitehurst, Sara C. Wishart Fine Wines - Marie Keep Jewelry - Gloria Lieberman; Assistants: Sheila Barron Smithie, F.G.A., G.G.; John Colasacco Judaica - Kerry Shrives Modernism: Art Nouveau to Contemporary Decorative Arts & Furniture Jane D. Prentiss Museum & Collections Services - Martha Hamilton Musical Instruments - David Bonsey Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Gary Richards Science, Technology & Clocks - Robert C. Cheney Assistant - Chris Barber Silver - Stuart G. Slavid; Assistant: Sara C. Wishart Toys & Dolls - Robert C. Cheney Auctioneers - LaGina Austin, David Bonsey, Robert C. Cheney, Stephen L. Fletcher, Karen M. Keane, Marie C. Keep, Gloria Lieberman, Kerry Shrives, Stuart G. Slavid, Robin S.R. Starr, Laura V. Sweeney, Stuart P. Whitehurst

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From the Collection of the late Norman J. Mercer, Easthampton, Long Island From the Collection of the late Theodore R. Crom, Hawthorne, Florida Descendants of William L. Clements Private and Public Collections

Copyright Š Skinner, Inc. 2009 All rights reserved

SKINNER presents

“From the Sublime to the Absurd: Collecting Science, Technology & Clocks” an illustrated lecture presented by Robert C. Cheney, Director of Science, Technology & Clocks

Friday, July 24, 2009 7 p.m. SKINNER 274 Cedar Hill Street Marlborough, MA R.S.V.P. 508.970.3000 Lecture held in conjunction with a preview of Skinner’s July 25th auction of Science, Technology & Clocks


Nautical 2. Pair of Wool-work Pictures with Nautical Themes, 20th century, with central mirror flanked by stylized national flags, one example surmounted by an anchor and crown, the other, a lighthouse on a beige background, both in oak frames, ht. 22 1/4, wd. 16 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

1. Wool-work Picture of a British Sailing Ship, on a blue sea within a central oval surmounted by a crown, flanked by international flags against a background of draperies and a British outpost in the lower section with flags flying and two canons, ht. 22 1/4, wd. 26 3/4 in. $800-1,200


3. Burl Walnut Cordial Cabinet, the serpentine-front cabinet with dual hinged domed lid and sides, brass and mother-of-pearl inlays, reveals sixteen etched glass short-stem cordial glasses and four decanters in a removable tray with brass carrying handle, ht. closed 10 1/2, wd. 13 in. Note: Cordial cabinets of this type were often part of the wellappointed captain’s quarters of private yachts. $800-1,200

4. Pair of British Naval Uniform Epaulettes, mid-19th century, gold lace over leather and felt padded sheet metal core with a crescent of twisted gold purl alternating light and dark, strap button with anchor and crown and applied single fouled anchor trimmed with silver foil, thread, and beading, all mounted in a custom Plexiglas case, ht. 21 in. $400-600


5. Brass Ship-Log by Thomas Walker & Son Ltd., Birmingham, England, c. 1880, brass case on a gimbaled stand, 4 in. dia. enameled dial with nautical mile calibrations and marked Walker’s “Trident” Ship-Log. Cherub” Rotators used., bullet-shaped “spinner” with four fins all marked with anchor logo and T.W. Cherub, one marked T. Walker & Son, LTD, Birmingham, England, length of rope and brass connecting fixture, lg. of spinner 14 1/4 in. $300-500

6. Walker’s Patent Speed Indicator, with propeller and worm gearing to register speed on a calibrated dial, frame marked Walker’s Patent 3652 and associated connector or tie-down. $200-300 5

7. Thirteen-star American Flag, New York Navy Yard, April, 1912, the thirteen stars sewn on coarse linen in a 3-2-3-2 configuration and stenciled on the end seam in black ink U.S. Ensign No. 7 New York Navy Yard April 1912, lg. 62 x ht. 36 in. Note: The thirteen-star flag with larger than normal stars was typical of the flags flown by the U.S. Navy on small boats at the turn of the century. $800-1,200

8. Two Boatswain’s Whistles, one in silver with engraved decoration and a cast anchor and crown on the sides of the barrel, the other in brass, both approx. lg. 4 3/4 in. $150-200

9. Brass Binnacle Helmet Compass by Henry Browne & Son, Ltd., London, the glazed viewing area reveals a liquid compass with gimbals, cardinal points in block letters, applied maker’s plaque on brass bezel, side mounted box with oil lamp and carrying handle, ht. 10 in. $250-350

10. Slant Front Binnacle Compass by Ritchie, Boston, the walnut hinged slant-front case with carrying handle and oval glazed viewing window houses a dry compass in gimbals with cardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis at North and maker’s inscription Patented August 17, 1875, Ritchie, Boston, USA, compass bezel marked with patent dates, 13586, and maker’s name, side mounted brass oil lamp with wire handle, ht. 11 1/4 in. $400-600





11. Box Compass by E. & G. W. Blunt, New York, dovetailed poplar box housing a brass bowl, gimbal-mounted 7 in. dia. dry compass signed E. & G. W. Blunt. New. York., with cardinal points in block lettering and fleur-de-lis at North and sliding wooden cover, ht. 7, wd. 9 3/4, dp. 10 in. $300-500

16. Brass Tell-Tale Mariner’s Compass, 20th century, with pivoted printed compass card within a crown-form, lacquered pressedbrass hanging case and glass globe etched with a design of a ship and Haperkutter, Johanne von Hopenhagen, 1810, gimbaled suspension point and chain, ht. of compass excluding chain 12 in. $800-1,200

12. Gimbaled Ship’s Compass by E. S. Ritchie, Boston, the liquidfilled compass with 7 in. dia. dial, cardinal points in block lettering, fleur-de-lis at North, outer ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, outer brass bezel stamped E. S. Ritchie Boston 25907, gimbal mounting and later walnut hinged box, lg. 11 1/2, ht. 9, dp. 11 1/2 in. $600-800

17. Miniature Wooden Carved and Painted Ship’s Figurehead, 20th century, depicting a lady in a long flowing dress and bonnet with curled brown hair and necklace, holding a ship’s anchor in her left hand and strategically perched on the ship’s bow painted red and black with gilt striping, all mounted on a mahogany pedestal, ht. 13 1/4 in. $400-600

13. Box Compass by T. S. & J. D. Negus, New York, the dovetailed poplar box with brass bowl, gimbal-mounted dry compass, cardinal points in block lettering and signed T. S. & J. D. Negus. New York. at the center, sliding wooden cover and 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 in. printed label stating Brass Compass and Agate Cap, ht. 6 3/4, wd. 10, dp. 10 1/4 in. $300-500

18. Reproduction Sea Chart, titled Part of the Maine Island of Shetland and the cartouche To the Honorable Daniel Earle of Nottingham Presented by Capt. Greenville Collins, rolled in a mahogany holder, lg. approx. 22, ht. 17 3/4 in. $250-350

14. Gimbaled Box Compass by Lorkin, London, with brass gimbal, frame, and stop lever, 2 3/4 in. dia. paper card with compass bearings in block lettering, fleur-de-lis at North, outer perimeter calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants and signed in the riband Lorkin London, in a dovetailed mahogany box, ht. 3 1/2 in. $200-300

15. Brass Binnacle Compass, with liquid compass within a helmet cover and dual viewing ports, compass card marked Ch. SimonVerbeke. Ostende., cardinal points in block lettering, iron weighted balls on sliding scale arms and brass carrying handle, ht. 18 in. $300-500

19. Carved Eagle, Wooden Yacht, and Half Hull Models, an accurate scale model of Abel Hand, the yacht owned by Norman Mercer, Easthampton, Long Island, including a skiff, bridge, and rigging within a Plexiglas case on a wooden base, lg. of case 24 1/2; together with a mahogany half hull model of a Connecticut River Drag Boat, so marked on the presentation brass plaque, lg. 20; the eagle with outstretched wings over a federal shield and mounted on an oak board, lg. 27, ht. 10 1/4 in. $400-600

20. Three Replica Brass Miniature Cannons, including a matched pair with decoratively cast 11 in. barrels, wooden carriage and spoked wheels, ht. 6; the last a 5 3/4 in. barrel with steel clad wooden carriage and wheels, ht. 4 1/2 in. $400-600

26. Three Spyglasses with Leather-Covered Tubes, one signed J.H. Steward, 51 Cornhill, London, a 10 3/4 in. barrel, two-draw signed example, 1 1/2 in. objective with leather-covered barrel and caps; an unsigned 5 3/4 in. barrel with 1 1/4 in. objective three-draw glass, (leather detached from barrel); and a 12 in. barrel, four-draw glass with 2 1/4 in. objective. $300-400

27. 2-inch Three-Draw Spyglass by Ramsdon, the 8 3/4 in. mahogany barrel with three brass tubes, the first engraved Ramsdon, London, sliding ocular dust cover and leather case. $700-900

28. Brass Flare Gun by Wolselley, marked 1918, 1 in. dia. barrel with flared muzzle, brass trigger guard and breech marked Wolselley 1918, bone handles and steel trigger, lg. 10 in. $200-300


21. Miniature Brass Cigar Cutter, in the form of a ship’s wheel and mounted in a turned figured walnut stand, ht. 6 in. $250-300

22. Romanian Bronze Naval Medal, 3 in. dia. cast bronze medal with raised decoration of a sailing vessel, inscribed Republica Socialista Romania and Nava Scoala Mircea, and on the reverse below a ship’s anchor, Marina Militara, in a felt-lined display case. $120-160

23. Mahogany Stick Barometer, signed A. Megarey, New York, and J. Kehew, New Bedford, bone scale with sliding vernier, remains of thermometer scale, brass screw-fit cover over wood and leather cistern, ht. 37 in. $300-500

24. 1 3/4-inch Single-Draw Brass Spyglass, with 20 in. barrel wrapped in cord, dust slide on ocular, together with another single draw example of similar size, cord-wrapped spyglass with brass barrel marked Day & Night, (lacking objective). $400-600

25. 1 3/4-inch Mahogany and Brass Single-Draw Telescope, the unmarked scope with brass fittings and mahogany in old surface and brass ocular with dust shade, lg. of barrel 18 in. $300-500

29. Brass Ship’s Search Light, with 14 1/2 in. dia. bezel, gimbaled stand, and screw-down base, ht. 33 in. $250-300

30. Large Nautical Signal Horn, with particle board case, wooden handle crank and copper horn, lg. 22 in. $400-600

31. Gill’s Signal Horn No. 3, in a red-painted pine box with wooden handle which when pumped sounds the signal horn, leather carrying handle and stenciled mark Gill’s Signal Horn, No. 3 3-sec., lg. 14 1/2, ht. 8 1/4 in. $400-600

32. Searchlight and Bullhorn from a Navy Destroyer, reportedly used during WWII, the searchlight on rotating and gimbaled stand with 15 in. lens and sealed crystal with five thumbscrews, together with a brass bullhorn, ht. 20 in. $400-600

33. Brass Deep Sea Thermometer by Negretti and Zambra, London, with two 15 1/2 in. brass encased glass thermometers calibrated in Celsius, both glass tubes and one brass enclosure marked with maker’s name and origin, securing fixtures, chain and wooden box, lg. 18 1/2 in. Note: First invented in 1857 for Admiral Fitzroy, the present day model is employed for taking readings up to 15,000 feet deep and to withstand a pressure of seven tons without damage. $200-300

34. 1 1/2-inch Brass Binoculars, with thumbscrew adjustment for distance between oculars and focus and sliding light hoods, lg. with hoods extended 13 in. $50-100





35. Two Pairs of 7X 50, 7.3 Degrees Binoculars by Nikon and Fuji Meibo, both with ocular separation, eyepiece focus, and leather carrying cases. $200-300

36. U.S. Navy Binoculars by Benj. Pike’s Sons, 928 Broadway, New York, with dual leather-covered tubes and knurled adjustment for focus and distance between eyes, signed on eyepieces with maker’s name, 1 1/2 in. objectives with sliding light hoods, one objective tube engraved U.S. Navy 26034, and leather carrying case, lg. 12 in. $300-500


37. Brass 3 1/2-inch Refracting Telescope by Ross, London, with 49 in. brass tube engraved Ross, London on the draw, rack and pinion focusing, telescopic rackwork support strut, 10 1/2 in. top-mounted sighting scope, dust caps on objectives, folding cabriole tripod base and mahogany carrying case with four additional ocular lenses, carrying case lg. 53, dp. 12, ht. 6 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

38. Single-Draw Octagonal Tapering Spyglass, 10 in. walnut barrel, 3/4 in. objective, both ocular and objective with sliding dust covers. $400-600

39. 1 3/4-inch Four-Draw Telescope by Abraham, Liverpool, with 8 in. shagreen-covered barrel, first draw engraved Abraham, Optician Liverpool, sliding dust cover on ocular and brass cap for the objective. $400-600

40. 1 1/4-inch Single-Draw Telescope, with 18 in. leather and cord-wrapped barrel and unmarked brass single-draw tube. $400-600

41. 2 3/4-inch Brass Refracting Telescope by F. Robson & Company, Newcastle-On-Tyne, with 37 1/2 in. main tube with cast inscription on front end, F. Robson & Co., Newcastle-OnTyne, rack focus with knurled knob, brass stand with three folding legs, ht. 31 1/2 in. $800-1,200

42. Boxed Set of Three Single-Draw Telescopes by Dollond, London, all with nickel mounts and engraved crests, two with mahogany tubes, a 2 in. lens with 31 1/4 in. tube with draw marked Dollond London; a 1 1/2 in. lens with 13 1/4 in. tube, the draw marked Dollond London Day or Night; and a 1 5/8 in. lens and 18 3/4 in. leather-covered tube with draw marked Dollond London and J. W. Copley, all in a fitted mahogany box. $1,000-1,500

43. “Commander” Ship’s Bell Clock by Chelsea, serial #76562, Boston, c. 1911, with mahogany stand supporting the lacquered brass case, 12 in. dia. hinged bezel, 10 in. dia. silvered brass “Special” dial with raised Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea Clock Company, Boston and Ship’s Bell, serpentine hands, eight-day time and ship’s bell strike movement with gilt-brass plates stamped Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, USA and 76562, ht. 17 in. Note: A letter from the Chelsea Clock Company dated July 12, 1984, states that this clock was “sold to Daniel Pratt & Son on December 30, 1911.” Daniel Pratt & Son was a long-standing retail clock and jewelry establishment in Boston. $1,000-1,500

44. Brass Ship’s Bell Clock by Chelsea Clock Company, with screw-fit bezel, 5 1/4 in. dia. silvered brass dial with Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, U.S.A. and Ship’s Bell, moon hands, eight-day lever-escapement ship’s bell striking movement, case dia. 7 3/4 in. $800-1,200


45. Chelsea “Marine” Wall Clock by Chelsea Clock Company, the brass case with locking hinged bezel, 8 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial with Roman numerals, seconds bit, “F-S” regulation and marked Chelsea Clock Co., Boston, eight-day, time-only, leverescapement movement, dia. of rear flange 10 1/2 in. $200-300

46. Brass Ship’s Bell Tambour No. 3 by Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, c. 1957, the copper finish case with scrolled supports for the 8 in. dia. raised Arabic numeral silvered brass dial marked Chelsea Ship’s Bell and Webb C. Ball Co. Cleveland, eight-day ship’s bell striking lever-escapement movement wd. 20 1/2 x ht. 10 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

47. Chelsea Chrome Ship’s Bell Clock and Barometer, retailed by Abercrombie and Fitch Co., New York, the clock with 4 3/4 in. screw-fit bezel, 3 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial with Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea Ship’s Bell, eight-day time and ship’s bell striking lever escapement movement, and matching holosteric barometer with lower thermometer and screw-fit bezel, dia. of both 4 3/4 in. $400-500

47A. Chelsea Clock Company Boston Series Quartz Timepiece, with 4 1/2 in. dia. metal dial with Arabic numerals, 4 1/2 in. dia. screw-fit brass bezel and case, non-striking quartz movement powered by a C-cell battery, all in a fitted mahogany box. $100-200


48. Brass 8-inch Ship’s Bell Clock and Barometer Set by Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, the set in “copper” finish, 10 in. dia. hinged bezels and 8 in. dia. silvered dials, the clock with engraved Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea Ship’s Bell and eight-day lever-escapement movement with rack and snail strike, the holosteric barometer with silvered dial, blued and brass hands, and exposed components, both mounted on a mahogany board. $2,500-4,500

49. French “Belgian Marble” Mantel Clock by S. Marti & Cie, France, the drum-top case supported by scrolled volutes and molded base, incised decoration and lapis lazuli panels, 7 1/2 in. dia. two-piece enameled dial with Roman numerals marked C. A. Stevens & Co., Union Square, New York, exposed Brocot escapement, blued-steel moon hands, and 4 1/4 in. dia. brass movement marked S. Marti & Cie and 7141 of probable two week duration, rack striking on a bell, ht. 15 in. $800-1,000

50. French Black Marble Mantel Clock, in a tambour form with incised gilt decoration, inset recording thermometer and barometer within the scrolls, 4 1/4 in. enameled dial with Roman numerals and eight-day time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 12 in. $250-350



51. French Black Marble and Bronze Statuary Mantel Clock, by Japy Frères, c. 1880, the incised decorated pediment supporting a seated bronze figure of William Shakespeare with writing implements in hand, 3 1/2 in. dia. enameled dial with Roman numerals, and eight-day time and strike movement marked with maker’s name, count wheel strike and pendulum, ht. 15 1/2 in. $300-500

Chronometers 52. Hamilton Model 22 Chronometer Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with three-tier mahogany box, maker’s plate and mounted lacquered brass gimbals, 2 1/4 in. dia. silvered brass dial marked Hamilton, Lancaster, PA, U.S.A., Arabic numerals, 48-hour Up-Down indicator, seconds bit, blued steel hands, brass bezel and bowl marked 9957, and one-day jeweled movement with striped plates and maker’s mark, ht. cased 6 in. $600-800


53. Model 22 Chronometer Watch by Hamilton, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, satin-finish base metal case with lever setting crown, screw-fit back engraved Chronometer Watch Mfg’s Part No. 37615, Serial No. AF/45-D-281, P.O. No. (33-038) 45-13085-AF, Hamilton Watch Company, 2 3/8 in. dia. frosted white Arabic numeral dial signed Hamilton Lancaster, PA, U.S.A., 48-hour UpDown indicator, seconds dial, nickel plated movement signed and numbered Hamilton Watch Co., Model 22, 21-Jewels, Adjust to Temp. & 6 Pos., U.S. Navy-BU. Ships-1942 and 2F4212, uncut, biaxial balance wheel, cam adjustment index regulation, padded felt box with glazed viewing lid and larger felt-lined box with maker’s plaque and leather strap. $800-1,200

54. Two-Day Marine Chronometer by Joseph Sewell, Liverpool, the three-tier mahogany box with applied boss marked 5929, brass fittings and side carrying handles, lacquered brass gimbals and bowl, 4 1/8 in. silvered brass Roman numeral dial engraved Joseph Sewill, 61 Castle St. Liverpool., 56-hour Up-Down indicator, seconds bit, and 5929, blued steel hands, two-day movement with chain drive fusee, helical hairspring, split balance with adjustment screws and brass weights, spring detent escapement, bowl inside back plate and back of dial stamped 15504, key and timing record dated 1961 for the ship Arabia, (lacking brass case corner), ht. 8 in. $800-1,200




55. 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 bimetallic 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

58. Eight-Day Marine Chronometer by John Poole, London, the three-tier ebonized case with brass inlay, corners and carrying handles, lacquered brass gimbals and bowl, 4 3/4 in. dia. silvered Roman numeral dial marked in part: John Poole, Maker to the Admiralty, 57 Fenchurch St. London, 5106, seven-day Up-Down indicator, seconds bit, gold hands and eight-day split plate movement with chain drive fusee, helical hairspring, split balance with adjustment screws and brass weights, spring detent escapement, components stamped 5106 and key, ht. 9 in., boxed. $2,000-3,000

56. Eight-Day Marine Chronometer by A. Johannsen & Co., London, 1895, the three-tier mahogany box with brass fittings and carrying handles, maker’s plate with maker’s name, 4426, 1895, and Eight Days, brass gimbals and bowl, 4 3/4 in. dia. silvered Roman numeral dial with Up-Down indicator calibrated 0-8, seconds bit, maker’s name engraved A. Johannsen & Co., 149 Minories, London. Makers to the Admiralty, The Indian Govt. & Royal Navies of Italy, Spain and Portugal, 4426, and 1895, blued steel hands, eight-day chain drive fusee movement with split spotted plates, bi-metallic balance, helical hairspring and spring detent escapement, ht. 8 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

59. Two-Day Marine Chronometer by Thomas Bassnett, Liverpool, No. 1845, the three-tier mahogany box with brass fittings and carrying handles, glazed viewing cover, lacquered brass gimbals and bowl, 4 in. dia. silvered brass dial with Roman numerals and marked Thomas Bassnett, 5 Bath Street, Liverpool, 56-hour Up-Down indicator, seconds bit and numbered 1845, two-day chain fusee movement, spring detent escapement, helical hairspring, split balance with adjustment screws and brass weights, tipsy key, padded and felt-lined outer carrying case and timing record dated 1940, ht. 7 1/2 in. $800-1,200

57. Eight-Day Marine Chronometer by Brockbank & Atkins, London, the three-tier mahogany box with applied boss marked Brockbank & Atkins and 2315, brass mounts and carrying handles, lacquered brass gimbals and bowl, 4 3/4 in. dia. silvered Roman numeral dial engraved Brockbank & Atkins, London. No. 2315 and P & O and S. N. Co. within seconds bit, eight-day UpDown indicator, seconds bit, blued-steel hands and eight-day movement with chain drive fusee, blued helical hairspring, split two-arm bi-metallic balance with brass weights and adjustment lugs, blued helical hairspring, spring detent escapement and key, ht. 9 in., boxed. $2,000-3,000

60. Two-Day Marine Chronometer by Parkinson & Frodsham No. 636, London, c. 1819, the 3 3/8 in. dia. silvered brass Roman numeral dial engraved Parkinson & Frodsham, Change Alley, London 636, Up-Down and seconds dials, blued steel hands, screw-fit bezel, brass bowl suspended in gimbals with a springloaded locking plate, internal bayonet-fit dust cover with two blued leaf springs fitted to cushion the assembly in the gimbaled bowl, 2 1/8 in. dia. chain drive fusee movement with damascened plates engraved Parkinson & Frodsham, Change Alley, London, spring detent escapement, uncut coaxial bi-metallic balance with keystone heat compensation weights diamond endstone, blued helical hairspring, pillar screws, set up ratchet and pawl, all fitted in a three-tier mahogany box with brass carrying handles, unmarked bone escutcheon and glazed viewing cover, tipsy key engraved 636, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 6 3/8, dp. 6 1/4 in. $3,500-4,500



61. Demonstration Model of Chronometer Detent Escapement, 20th century, the fusee movement with oversize bi-metallic compensation balance, brass adjustment screws and weights, steel table roller fitted to balance staff, blued steel helical hairspring, steel spring locking detent, engraved bridge and base plate marked Chronometer and ARD, in a walnut stand with glazed cover, wd. 9 1/2, dp. 8, ht. 8 in. $2,000-3,000

62. Two Swiss Watchmaker’s Rounding Up Tools, late 19th century, with 6 1/2 in. dia. spoked hand wheels, pulley linkage to cutter attachments, thumbscrew and lever height and depth adjustments, all on wooden bases, ht. approx. 10 in. $800-1,200

63. Brass Horizontal Drill by John Nesbitt, Manchester, the bed with engraved rule calibrated in 1/4 in. and signed John Nesbitt Ltd. 42 Market Street Manchester, geared hand-crank with four spokes powering a simple tool holder, lg. 19 in. $400-600

64. Walnut Patent Model of Watchmaker’s Lathe, with adjustable offset headstock and compound slide, lg. 18 in. $200-400

65. Brass Watchmaker’s Mandrel by J. & T. Jones, Prescot, England, late 19th century, with 7 3/4 in. dia. six-spoke hand wheel supported by a scrolled leg, brass headstock and holders mounted in a yoke frame stamped J. & T. Jones Prescot, and 5 in. slotted bed with tool rest, all mounted on a mahogany board, lg. 15, ht. 11 in. $800-1,200

66. Swiss Watchmaker’s Mandrel, late 19th century, with worm gear driven hand crank, 4 3/4 in. dia. faceplate with steel spring loaded work holders, steel bar bed, compound slide, tail stock and tool rest, all mounted on an oak stand, lg. 19, ht. 11 in. $800-1,200




67. Brass Watchmaker’s Mandrel by J. &. T. Jones, Prescot, England, late 19th century, 7 3/4 in. dia. six-spoke hand wheel supported by a scrolled leg, brass headstock and holders mounted in a yoke frame stamped J. & T. Jones Prescot, 4 1/4 in. slotted bed, tool rest and compound slide also stamped with same inscription, lg. 14, ht. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200

68. Silver Pair-Cased Watch by J. Williams, London, enameled dial with Arabic numerals, brass spade hands, crown wheel and verge escapement, chain drive fusee key-wind, key-set movement with engraved plates, pierced balance cock and signed J. Williams London 46226, approximately 48 mm. $200-400

69. Silver Pair-Cased Watch by D. Edmonds, London, the enameled dial with Roman numerals, spade hands, key-wind and set, crown wheel and verge escapement with fusee, pierced balance cock and engraved D Edmonds London 6064, approx. 55 mm. $200-400

70. Silver Pair-Cased Watch, William Tomlinson, London, c. 1790, with enameled dial depicting a hunt scene, blued-steel “beetle and poker” hands, brass crown wheel fusee movement with pierced balance cock and plate marked Wm. Tomlinson, London, 105. $400-600

71. Hour Repeating Carriage Clock Movement and Dial by Henry Capt, Geneva, Switzerland, white enameled dial with Roman hour numerals, alarm dial and marked Henry Capt Geneva, eight-day time, strike, and alarm spring-powered movement with hour repeat on command and platform escapement, back plate engraved Henry Capt Geneva with winding for time, strike, and alarm and setting for time and alarm, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 3 in. $200-400

72. Grande Sonnerie Brass Coach Clock, France or Austria, 1860, with rectangular aperture for hours, silvered minute chapter ring with Arabic numerals, engraved center and arch, blued steel hand, carrying handle, paw feet, front and rear hinged doors and thirtyhour grande sonnerie movement striking hours and quarters on two bells, push repeat mechanism in the handle and leverescapement balance wheel movement, ht. 7 in. with handle extended. $2,200-2,800



73. Hour Repeating Carriage Clock by L’Epie, France, 20th century, brass and beveled glass case with enameled dial with Roman numerals and marked L’Epie, Founded in 1839, Sainte Suzanne France, eight-day time and strike movement with platform escapement and hour repeat on command, ht. 7 in. with handle extended. $200-400

74. French Miniature Oval Carriage Clock, marked DC, the oval chased gilt case with beveled glass and carrying handle, 1 1/8 in. dia. enameled dial with Roman numerals and gilt floral matting on a green background, eight-day, time-only, platformescapement movement and original carrying case, ht. 3 7/8 in. with handle extended. $500-700

75. Miniature Oval Carriage Clock by L’Epie, France, 20th century, the oval brass and beveled glass case with enameled dial marked L’Epie Sainte Suzanne France, eight-day time-only movement with platform escapement, ht. 4 1/2 in. $200-400


76. Two Art Deco Easel Desk Clocks by Waltham and Jose Garayalde, the Waltham with carved wooden case, silvered dial with Arabic numerals, marked Waltham, eight-day leverescapement movement; the second with brass case and figured marble dial with Roman numerals, marked Jose Garayalde Montivideo, and eight-day lever-escapement Swiss movement. $250-350

78. Brass Atmos Clock and Two Modern Timekeepers, the Atmos clock with black Arabic numeral dial, Jaeger-LeCoultre on glass over dial and front plate of movement, ht. 8 3/4 in.; together with two quartz movement clocks, one with anodized case, black dial, and Arabic numerals indicating high and low tides by Howard Miller, and a Lucite case “Tide Timer” used to determine high-low semidiurnal tides. $200-300

77. Chinese Lacquer Desk Clock by Chelsea Clock Company, Boston, c. 1950, the 6 5/8 in. decorated easel frame enclosing a Roman numeral dial marked Chelsea on the chapter ring and decorated with Chinese motifs and floral spandrels and eight-day lever-escapement movement. $100-150

79. French Oval Crystal Regulator, with brass and beveled glass case, 3 in. dia. enameled dial with Roman numerals and floral decoration, eight-day time and strike movement with rack and snail strike and two-jar mercury pendulum, ht. 10 in. $200-400


80. Tandem-wind Crystal Regulator by Boston Clock Company, Boston, gilt-brass case with reeded columns, dentil cornice and beveled glass on all sides, enameled dial with Arabic numerals and eight-day nickel plated time and strike movement with tandem wind, lever escapement, rack and snail strike, and damascened plates marked Boston Clock Company, Boston, ht. 11 in. $800-1,200

81. French Brass Skeleton Clock, with 2 1/2 in. dia. Roman numeral time dial, smaller subsidiary dials for setting the alarm calibrated 1-12, and day of the month calibrated 1-31, brass skeletonized movement with single going barrel for timekeeping and hour/half strike on a bell mounted under the wooden pedestal, separate spring-powered alarm sounds on the same bell, deadbeat Brocot escapement and silk thread pendulum all on an ebonized pedestal and under a glass dome, ht. 12 in. $600-800

82. Rare Rockford 24-jewel Hunting Case Pocket Watch, Rockford, Illinois, 18 size plain gold case marked A.W.C. Co. 18K, enameled Arabic numeral dial, twenty-four hour numerals in red and signed Rockford, floral engraved cuvette, beautifully damascened movement marked Rockford Watch Co. USA, 24 jewels, 542184 and 800. $1,200-1,800

83. Desk Watch by Jules Jurgensen, Copenhagen, gimbaled custom-made chrome case with nautical theme, bow setting pocket watch movement, enameled dial with Roman numerals, recessed seconds and signed Jules Jurgensen Copenhagen, the movement engraved with maker’s name and No. 12307, ht. 3 1/4, dial dia. 2 7/8 in. $800-1,200

84. Waltham 16 Size 15-jewel Pocket Watch, Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, gold-filled open face case, enameled dial with Arabic numerals and marked Waltham, leverescapement movement engraved A.W.W. Co. Waltham 9389543. $50-100

85. Two Pocket Watches, Elgin Watch Company and Switzerland, the 16 size hunting case Elgin with Roman numeral dial, recessed seconds and signed Elgin Natl. Watch Co., spade hands and crown-wound and lever-set movement No. 4006964; together with a silver cased open face Swiss key-wind and -set pocket watch, approximately 40 mm. $75-125

86. Hamilton Open Face Railroad Pocket Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 10kt gold-filled open face case, enameled dial with Arabic numerals, recessed seconds dial and marked Hamilton, lever-escapement movement marked with maker’s name, 23-Jewel, Motor Barrel 950, and 2639808. $200-400

87. Waltham 16 Size 21-jewel Pocket Watch, Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, gold-filled open face case, enameled double sunk dial with Arabic numerals and marked Waltham, lever-set movement signed A.W.W. Co. Waltham Mass, 21 Jewel and 17144084. $200-400

88. Howard 16 Size 19-jewel Pocket Watch, E. Howard Watch Company, Boston, Illinois Watch Case Co. open face, gold-filled case, double-sunk enameled dial with Arabic numerals, crown-set movement marked E. Howard Watch Co., Boston, USA and 1057505. $200-400






89. Hamilton 16 Size 21-jewel Pocket Watch, Hamilton Watch Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, gold-filled open face case, double sunk enamel dial with Arabic numerals and marked Hamilton, lever-set “992” movement marked with maker’s name, 21 Jewels, and 814998. $200-400

90. Gold Open Face Pocket Watch by Gowland Bros., London, No. 1811, 18 size, 18kt plain case, enameled dial with Roman numerals and marked Gowland Bros. London, 1811, Up-Down indicator at 12 o’clock, recessed seconds dial, gold hands, leverescapement movement with diamond endstone, and marked Gowland Bros., 48 Cornhill, London and No. 1811. $300-500

91. Silver Pocket Watch for the Chinese Market by Bovet, Fleurier, Switzerland, 55 mm silver open face case with Chinese hallmarks, paper dial with Roman and Chinese chapter rings, sweep center seconds, lever-escapement, key-wind and -set movement with floral and scroll decorated plates and marked Bovet Fleurier. $1,000-1,500


92. Three “Dollar” Watches by Ingersoll, New York, early 20th century, one with raised back case stating St. Louis World’s Fair 1904 and Arabic numeral dial marked the same, original box with price $2.00; one with raised decorated back stating Souvenir Pan American Exposition 1901, Buffalo, NY USA, paper dial with Arabic numerals and same marking, (hour hand loose, lacking minute hand); and an “Eclipse,” blue dial with raised Arabic numerals for Daylight and Dark, original box with maker’s name and model. $300-500

93. Naviquartz Chronometer by Patek Philippe, Geneva, Switzerland, stippled metal outer case, brushed stainless dial surround marked Naviquartz, black dial with sweep center seconds on the outer Arabic numeral chapter ring, hours and minutes on the inner, and marked Patek Philippe Geneve, and quartz chronometer movement powered by three 1.5 volt batteries, ht. 7 3/4, wd. 5 1/2 in. $800-1,200


94. Quarter-hour Repeating Chronograph, Switzerland, 58 mm, 14kt hunting case with Arabic numeral dial, gilt hands, sweep seconds hand with outside calibrated chapter ring, quarter-hour push repeat on command, unmarked lever-set, lever-escapement movement, cuvette marked Heures-Repetition-Quarts, Chronographe, Geneve 1896. $400-600

95. Howard 14 Size 17-jewel “Jack Barry” Pocket Watch, Boston, c. 1913, 14kt gold open face case marked Howard, 14K, and 131015, the back with the inset baseball diamond within a garland design and marked World’s Champions 1913, the cuvette marked E. Howard Watch Co. Boston and engraved Jack Barry, enameled dial with Arabic numerals, blue seconds numerals, and inscribed Howard, the movement marked with maker’s name and 1138926, all in a hinged felt-lined case. Note: Jack Barry (1887-1961) played for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1908-1915, during which time the team won the American League pennant four times and the World Championship in 1910, 1911, and 1913. He later played for the Boston Red Sox from 1915-1919, and coached baseball for the College of the Holy Cross for forty years until his death. He died in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, in 1961. $2,000-4,000


96. Rolex Oyster Chronograph Gentleman’s Wristwatch, Jean-Claude Killy Ref 6036, tonneaushaped two-part stainless steel case no. 847047 with round button chronograph, registers, probable original crystal over the white dial with triple date in French, square faceted indexes for numerals, date scale in blue, 72C antimagnetic 17-jewel leverescapement movement marked Rolex Geneve, 17 Rubis, and the original Oyster riveted bracelet. Note: Bought by the consignor in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1958. Jean-Claude Killy won all three Alpine skiing events in the 1968 Olympics and was a legend as an athlete and a favorite of the ladies. $50,000-80,000


Microscopes 97. Binocular Microscope by Carl Zeiss, Germany, in enameled black finish, “U” base, coarse focus on limb, planar mirror, circular stage with thumbscrew adjustment with condenser mounted below, four-lens turret and rotating binocular eyepiece, three additional objectives, five ocular lenses, condenser, and other accessories, ht. 13 in. Provenance: Ann Osterhout Edison, and used in research work at Merck Laboratories, New Jersey. $600-800

98. Brass Student Microscope by R. & J. Beck, London and Philadelphia, the lacquered brass microscope signed by maker on the base, rack focus, mirror, rectangular stage with diaphragm, 5 in. tube, original carrying case and two additional eyepieces, ht. 10 1/4 in. $200-300

99. Compound Microscope by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company, Rochester, New York, the brass and black iron “U” base marked with maker’s name and serial #42480, rack focusing, square stage, adjustable light source and concave mirror, threelens revolving turret, silvered thumbscrew adjustment calibrated 0-100, fitted box with an additional eyepiece lens, ht. 14 1/2 in. $150-250

100. Compound Microscope by Spencer Lens Company, Buffalo, New York, No. 46800, with black iron “U” base, adjustable circular stage calibrated 0-360, lateral adjustment and vernier, plano concave mirror and worm gear operated diaphragm, threelens revolving turret, rack focusing, and marked with maker’s name and serial number on the tube, 10X eyepiece, ht. 13 3/4 in. $100-150

101. Brass Microscope by R & J Beck, London, cast iron triangle frame with mark Beck London, rack and draw tube focusing, square stage with two slide holders and diaphragm, revolving nosepiece marked JMCH No. 5 with two objectives marked JMCH No. 3 and JMCH No. 16, and mirror light source, ht. 12 in. $200-400 102. Brass Compound Microscope Retailed by Charles X. Dalton, Boston, with three-limb base, rack focusing, circular stage with glass overlay, plano concave mirror, two objective and eyepiece lenses, all in a mahogany box with retailer’s card inside the door: Boston Optical Works, Charles X. Dalton, Microscopes, Telescopes and Accessories, 48 Hanover Street, Boston., ht. 14 1/2 in. $200-250 103. Lacquered Brass Binocular Microscope and Compendium by R & J Beck, London, No. 13797, indexed revolving tri-foot base with limb marked R & J Beck London and 13797, two pillars with lever and thumbscrew for vertical and horizontal adjustment of condenser together with fine thumbscrew adjustment of vertical travel, 3 1/2 in. dia. planar mirror, circular stage with angle and linear adjustment thumbscrews, tube with rack focus and interocular separation thumbscrews at eyepieces and mahogany carrying case, together with a mahogany compendium with numerous additional eyepieces and objectives and other components, many marked R & J Beck, London, ht. of microscope 18 1/2, box lg. 16 x 10 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000 104. Brass Compound Microscope by A. Ross, London, No. 1857, tri-foot base engraved A. Ross, London 1857 on the rear foot, planar mirror, substage with vertical and circular adjustment, calibrated circular stage with thumbscrew adjustment in three directions, rack focus on bar pillar, 11 1/2 in. tube with objective and ocular lenses, six-drawer walnut cabinet with three additional oculars and objectives, ht. 21 in. $2,000-3,000

104 with detail

105. Brass Aquatic Microscope, unmarked, with dual rod frame, mirror light source at the bottom, adjustable lenses and specimen stage with vertical thumbscrew locking and top-mounted brass tube eyepiece, all on a mahogany stand, ht. 17 1/2 in. $500-800

106. Brass Student’s Microscope by E.H. & F.H. Tighe, Detroit, Michigan, with “U” base marked with maker’s name, mirror, circular stage with slide clips, rack focus, box of unused glass slides,and wooden carrying case with maker’s label inside the door, ht. 12 3/4 in. $250-300

108 with detail

107. Flea Microscope, with folding brass frame, turned bone handle lens, and pin specimen holder in a red card box, ht. 2 7/8 in. see illustration p. 60 $250-300 108. Brass Binocular Microscope by A. Ross, London, No. 201, with tri-foot base marked A. Ross, London No. 201 on rear leg, bar limb construction, dual-sided mirror, coarse rack focus on pillar, rectangular stage with two-direction adjustment by knurled thumbscrews, binocular tube engraved on brass collar Wenham’s Binocular, by Ross, London, and interocular separation by rack and pinion, ht. 19 1/4 in. $800-1,200

110. Brass Compound Microscope, unmarked, with tri-foot base and single pillar, double mirror, rack focus, square stage with dual lever sliding adjustment, two objectives on nosepiece, fine focus with knurled thumbscrew, single tube and eyepiece, ht. 21 1/4 in. $500-700

111. Lacquered Brass Monocular Microscope by Baker, London, mounted on a mahogany slide with tri-foot damascened base, the rear foot engraved Baker 244 High Holborn London, dual-sided mirror, coarse rack focus on limb, square damascened stage with dual direction adjustment thumbscrews, condenser and diaphragm below, single objective and single tube with eyepiece, ht. 18 1/2 in. $500-800

112. Martin-type Drum Microscope by Fairey & Son, London, the 7 in. brass tube engraved Fairey & Son, Commercial Road, London, rack focus, hinged mirror, six additional objective lenses, prepared slides in bone holders and fitted mahogany box, 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. $300-500 110

109. Bockett Microscope Lamp and Bull’s-eye Condenser, Collins, London, late 19th century, with brass stand cast in the base marked Bockett Microscope Lamp Collins London, glass font, shade, and ceramic shield; together with an associated bull’s-eye condenser on a brass stand, ht. of lamp 10 3/4, condenser 7 in. $400-600

111 with detail

113. Gould-Pattern Microscope by F. West, with lacquered brass tapering tube, rackwork pillar engraved F. West, Fleet Street, stage magnifier, concave mirror, and additional eyepieces in a mahogany box, ht. 8 in. $300-400



114. Martin-type Brass Drum Microscope, unmarked, with rack focus, rectangular stage, mirrored light source, adjustable magnifier, and wooden storage box, ht. 9 in. $100-150

115. Portable Horizontal Slide Cabinet for Microscopical Objects, the green card case with printed label on the lid containing six trays of 3 x 1 in. slides, some prepared, with labels inscribed in ink H. Appleton, (provision for thirty-six slides, one missing). $200-300

116. Gold Standard Balance by B. Dearborn, Boston, c. 1890, the balance beam stamped B. Dearborn’s Gold Standard Balance Boston. Massachusetts., supported on two turned wooden pillars with hinged arrest mechanism and copper pans suspended on fine link chains all housed in a mahogany cabinet with glazed back, sides, and front doors, ht. 28, wd. 32 3/4, dp. 16 1/2 in. Note: According to history with the balance, it is thought that this “Bullion Scale� was in use by Bank of America Loan & Trust Co., Providence, Rhode Island, about 1890. $400-600

120. Brass Patent Agate Balance by J. Hare, with three scroll feet, beam marked with maker’s name and Patent Agate Balance, two 6 1/2 in. brass pans and assorted weights, ht. 23 in. $300-500

121. Brass Balance, probably Italy, central pillar with turned base and Doric capital on a wooden plinth, balance arm marked with very faint name and supported on steel knife edge, 12 in. dia. brass pans suspended by rods and hooks, ht. 33, wd. of arm 25 in. $250-300

122. Nickel Jeweler’s Balance by S. Mordan & Company, London, with two 1 3/4 in. dia. flat pans, balance arm marked S. Mordan & Co. London, on a bell-shaped stand, all in an oak, felt-lined, domed case with carrying handles, ht. of scale 2 1/4, lg. 6 1/2 in. $250-300

123. Brass Balance Scale by W. & T. Avery, Ltd., Birmingham, with single support capped by a finial and suspension for the balance arm marked with maker’s name and Class B, two pans and assorted weights, all on a walnut base, ht. 16 1/2 in. $150-250


124. Brass Beam Balance, with four brass weights, on grained wood base, ht. 15 in. $200-300

Surveying 117. Brass Balance by Seederer-Kohlbusch Inc., Englewood, New Jersey, turned central pillar with maker’s plaque near the base, needle pointer, balance arm holding brass stirrups for the 10 in. dia. pans, and an assortment of weights, all in a glazed wooden case with sliding front section and drawer, ht. 38 1/2, wd. 42 1/4, dp. 18 in. $300-500

125. Brass Surveyor’s Compass by Thomas Harland, Norwich, Connecticut, the 5 in. dia. dial with maker’s boss signed Thomas Harland, Norwich, with engraved compass points, ring dial calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, half moon scale with 0-40 in two directions and two permanent sights attached to the limbs, lg. 9 3/4, ht. 5 in. $300-600

118. Brass Balance Scale, the central column with assorted weights stored in base compartments, the central capital stamped DV & JBYNZGA, cast bull’s head at the fulcrum, balance arms with decorative finials and stylized dolphins, and dual sets of pans suspended by chains, the larger 13 1/2 in. dia., the smaller 6 in. dia. $1,000-1,500

126. Brass Surveyor’s Compass, probably America, with 5 in. dia. engraved dial with compass rose, cardinal points in block lettering, ring dial calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, steel pointer and screw-on sighting vanes, and brass cover, lg. 13 in. $300-500

119. Brass Balance Scale by W. & T. Avery, Birmingham, on three scrolled feet, turned rod support with finial for balance arm, release arm marked with maker’s name and two 7 in. dia. brass pans, ht. 22 1/4 in. $150-200

127. Brass Surveyor’s Compass, unsigned, probably America, with 6 1/2 in. dia. engraved brass dial with compass rose and fleur-de-lis at North, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel hand, the limb with vernier adjustment and screw-on sights, all on a custom turned brass display stand, lg. 15, ht. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200




128. Brass Surveyor’s Compass by James Reed & Company, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, with 6 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial signed James Reed & Co. Pittsburg Pa No.456, bearings in block lettering, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel hand, screw-on sights and brass cover, lg. 14 1/2, ht. 10 in. $800-1,200

129. Brass Surveyor’s Compass by Benjamin Pike, Jr., New York, with 5 1/2 in. dia. silvered brass dial signed Benj. Pike, Jr. 294 Broadway N.Y., compass bearings in block letters with fleur-de-lis at North, riband decoration around the blued steel hand support, needle ring engraved 0-90 in four quadrants, the limb with vernier scale and spirit levels, screw-on sights, tripod mount, all in a fitted mahogany box with 4 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. printed maker’s label inside the lid, lg. 15 in. $700-900


130. Brass Compass by F. H. Kulle, Clausthal, in a fitted walnut box with 3 1/2 in. dia. silvered dial marked with maker’s name and directions in block lettering Nord, Sud, Ost, West, needle ring calibrated 0-360, blued steel hand, brass mounting plate and knurled thumbscrews for leveling and compass removal from brass mounting plate, lg. 9 1/4, dp. 6 1/4 in. $200-300

131. Brass Surveyor’s Compass by W. & L. E. Gurley, Troy, New York, 6 1/4 in. dia. silvered dial with compass bearings in block letters, fleur-de-lis and signed W. & L. Gurley at North, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel hand, vernier adjustment on one limb, dual spirit levels on the other, screw-on sights, mahogany box with 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. printed maker’s label stating W. & L. E. Gurley Manufacturers of Civil Engineers’ and Surveyor’s Instruments, Fulton Street, near Union Railroad Depot, Troy, N.Y., lg. 15 1/4 in. $800-1,200

132. Brass Gimbaled Surveyor’s Compass by Davis & Son, London & Derby, 5 in. dia. silvered dial signed Davis & Son London & Derby No. 269, quadrant bearings in block letters and two inset spirit levels, needle ring calibrated 0-360 by degrees, steel hand, thumbscrew vernier adjustment, gimbal locking latch and 3/4 in. dial silvered dial marked Davis’s Improved Arc and calibrated on two scales 0-90, and hinged sighting vanes, lg. 11 1/2, ht. 8 in. $800-1,200

133. Brass Surveyor’s Compass by S. Y. & Company, New York, the polished brass instrument with 5 1/4 in. silvered dial, cardinal points in block lettering and engraved with maker’s name, horizontal ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, thumbscrew vernier, screw-on sighting vanes, spirit levels, and oak tripod, lg. of instrument 14 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500 129

134. Miniature Lacquered Brass Surveyor’s Compass by Richard Patten, with 4 in. silvered dial signed in script R. Patten, New York, Warranted, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, needle ring divided 0-90 in four quadrants, blued steel needle with lifter, screw-on sights, and staff mount, lg. 10 3/4 in., in dovetailed mahogany case with maker’s label in lid, wd. 11 1/2 in., (left side of case chipped). Literature: Silvio Bedini, (1975), Thinkers and Tinkers, pp. 368-369. In 1841 Patten advertised that his instruments were warranted as “being divided on an Engine after the plan of Ramsden’s.” Since there is no evidence that he possessed a dividing engine of his own, Bedini writes that Patten occasionally made use of the Troughton dividing engine owned by the Coast Survey in Washington, in the period up until the end of 1845. $1,500-2,000


135. Brass Dip Needle by P. J. Kipp & Son, Holland, with silvered half moon scale calibrated 45-80 degrees on each limb, one marked with maker’s name, finely balanced needle pointer mounted on an axle above a brass tube, all on a mahogany mount, ht. with needle horizontal 9 1/2 in. $200-300

136. Builder’s Level by Joseph Davis & Co., London, the gunmetal scope with maker’s signature and 6 Kennington Park Rd. London on the 9 in. sighting scope with spirit level above, compass mounted below, mahogany carrying case, ht. 5 in. $300-400

137. Brass Dumpy Level by Gardner & Co., Glasgow, with 3 1/2 in. compass, polished steel needle attached to floating needle ring divided 0-360 degrees, magnifier, 12 in. focusing telescope with shade and calibrated vial above, on four-screw leveling base, (lacquer removed). $200-300


138. Bradshaw’s Patent Sighting Level, with 24 in. tangent-screwset triangular oak tube, pinhole, and 7 in. telescopic sights, inset vial with brass cover engraved R. W. Bradshaw’s Patent. W. Harling Maker, London, brass staff mount and later turned mahogany stand, ht. 8 in. level, (brass cleaned). $200-300

139. Brass Dumpy Level by Stanley, London, with 6 3/4 in. sighting scope, spirit level and hinged mirror, compass with silver scale, thumbscrew leveling, and tripod mount, in a mahogany box, ht. 6 1/2 in. $200-300

140. Lacquered Brass Level with Inclinometer by Henry A. Thompson, Lewes, Sussex, with 13 in. telescope, draw tube focusing, limb with 6 1/2 in. vial and screw-set silvered vernier engraved H.A. Thompson, Lewes, Sussex, Registered No. 2602 Dec. 28th. 1850, on telescopic mount and folding tripod foot, in stained pine case with labels in lid, case wd. 14 in. $1,000-1,500

141. Three Inclinometers and Clinometer by Various Makers, the clinometer by Heath & Co., London, with celluloid scale and wooden base; three brass inclinometers, one marked Hopgood Francis & Co., London. $200-300

142. Brass 10 1/2-inch Reflecting Circle by Gambey, Paris, the brass frame carries a calibrated silver ring with dual verniers and swivel magnifier and marked by the maker, central arm with 4 3/4 in. telescope, horizon mirrors and shades, all on an articulated arm mounted to a brass pillar, on folding iron legs with cabriole feet, ht. upright approx. 20 in. $2,000-3,000

143. Brass Sighting Compass, mounted in brass gimbals, the 5 in. dia. revolving compass dial with cardinal points in block letters, outer ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, folding moveable sighting vanes, one with two sun shades, lead counter balance mounted below the dial, and all fit into a mahogany box. $300-400


146. Brass Inclinometer, the quarter circle scale divided 0-90 degrees, the geared sighting limb with vernier adjusted by a thumbscrew, dual mounted spirit levels and wooden base, lg. 12 in. $200-300

147. French Four-Vane Surveying Instrument, with 2 1/2 in. dia. silvered horizontal dial calibrated 0-360 and marked B T E and S.G.D.G., four hinged sighting vanes and ball joint leveling mount, ht. 12 1/2 in. $600-800

148. Saura Keiki Hand Bearing Compass, Tokyo, Japan, with 2 3/4 in. dia. liquid compass, hinged sighting and viewing prism, Bakelite flashlight holder, and fitted carrying case, ht. 9 in. $50-100

144. Brass Graphometer, unmarked, the 3 in. radius half circle divided 0-180 degrees in two complimentary scales, the alidade with two verniers marked 0-30 minutes, mounted sighting vanes and recessed compass with printed paper card and steel pointer, ht. 7 1/2 in. $600-800

149. “Sestrel” Hand Bearing Compass by Henry Browne & Son, Ltd., Barking & London, with 4 in. dia. brass head stamped with maker’s name and location, glazed opening to reveal the compass with cardinal points in bold letters, outer ring calibrated 0-360 degrees, sighting prism and storage case, ht. approx. 9 in. $200-300

145. Surveyor’s Cross by W. F. Stanley, London, the 3 1/2 in. dia. brass drum engraved W. F. Stanley 4&5 Gt Turnstile London WC., 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. $500-800

150. Carl Zeiss Compass Attachment, with 2 3/4 in. dia. blackpainted case, silvered compass ring calibrated 0-360 and marked “N,” back plate marked Carl Zeiss Jenna within the glazed opening, magnifier read out, all in a hinged wooden box. $75-125



151. Brass Plotting Compass by Gilkerson & McAll, London, c. 1825-30, a 6 in. dia. geared circle with thumbscrew vernier adjustment and calibrated on an inset silver scale 0-360 degrees, engraved on the rotating cross frame Gilkerson & McAll London, central glass aperture with crosshairs within a knurled ring, two hinged arms with steel pointers, and a mahogany fitted box, 9 1/2 in. with arms extended. $300-500

152. Lacquered Brass Sighting Compass, 3 in. dia. silvered dial with compass bearings in single block lettering, two hinged sights, needle ring calibrated 0-90 in four quadrants, half moon register calibrated 0-90 in two directions, and brass heart-shaped hand. $200-300

153. Brass Sighting Instrument by Hall Colby, marked Hall Colby’s Patent February 22, 1870, the 4 in. radius half circle calibrated 090 in two directions, adjustable ring marked on one limb Altitude and 0-30, the other marked Zenith and 0-30, top-mounted telescope sight with crosshairs, sun shades, and wooden handle. $800-1,200

154. Lacquered Brass Heliograph and Mirror, 5 1/2 in. dia. thumbscrew-adjusted mirror, brass bezel, yoke and peep sight on a walnut stand; together with another mirror, bezel, yoke, and stand, ht. 16 1/2 in. $200-300

155. Brass Circumferentor by James White, with 6 in. silvered dial engraved James White, Glasgow, fleur-de-lis at North, East and West points reversed, needle ring calibrated in individual degrees 0-90 through four quadrants, polished steel needle with lifter, two vials and a circular bubble level, the compass box mounted on short arm with staff mount and folding sights, lg. 9 x ht. 10 3/4, (re-lacquered), in dovetailed mahogany case with label in lid: By Appointment to the University, James White, Optician, Mathematical & Philosophical Instrument Maker. 209 Saughiehall St. & 16, 18 Cambridge St., Glasgow, case wd. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200

156. Brass Miner’s Dial by Hall Brothers, with silvered 4 1/2 in. dial engraved Hall Bros., Clerkenwell, London, 1926, two inset vials, East and West points reversed, divided 0-90 in four quadrants, needle ring calibrated 0-360, polished steel needle with lifter operated by screw at the side, gimbal-mounted compass box with silvered vernier, 2 1/2 in. inclinometer dial engraved Diff. of Hypo. & Base, threaded tripod mount, and screw-on standards supporting 13 in. lg. focusing telescope with vial below, lg. 13 3/4 x ht. 7 in. level, (lacquer removed). $800-1,200

157. French Brass Surveyor’s Cross, the shaft with ball radial adjustment supports an octagonal head section with slit sighting apertures at 45 and 90 degrees capped by a glass spirit level, with mahogany box, ht. 8 3/4 in. $250-350

158. Two Sighting Compasses, Lietz & Co., San Francisco, compass with 2 3/4 in. black dial; and an aluminum compass by W. & L.E. Gurley, Troy, New York, with 2 1/2 in. dial, folding brass sights engraved Dunbar Forest E S, and brass tripod head, in leather case. $200-300


159. Polished Brass Sighting Compass, France, with 3 in. dia. silvered dial, two inset brass vials, fleur-de-lis at North, polished steel needle with lifter, needle ring divided 0-360 degrees, folding brass sights with cut-out terminals, and ball-and-socket staff mount, on later walnut stand. $150-200

163. Surveyor’s Transit by Buff & Buff, Boston, the lacquered brass instrument with 5 in. dia. silvered dial marked with maker’s name and No. 7169, horizontal and silvered vertical rings with verniers, 12 in. brass sighting scope, spirit levels, tripod mount, and carrying case with printed maker’s label, ht. 14 3/4 in. $600-800

160. Two Brass Theodolites, marked UIC, thumbscrew adjustment for horizontal and vertical circles, calibrations on nickel dials, spirit levels mounted on sighting scopes and housing, tri-foot leveling and screw-fit housing for tripod mounting, ht. approx. 10 in. $200-300

164. Transit by A.S. Aloe Company, St. Louis, Missouri, the brass and stippled metal instrument with 11 1/2 in. sighting scope, spirit level, nickel horizontal circle, thumbscrew leveling, and tripod mount, ht. 8 in. $300-500

161. Bronzed Brass Theodolite by Troughton & Simms, London, with 4 1/4 in. silvered dial divided 0-90 in four quadrants, wheelset vernier moving limb and two vials around needle ring calibrated 0-360, polished steel needle, clamp, screw-on sights (one screw replaced), interchangeable with vertical half-circle supporting 8 1/4 in. focusing telescope on rack and pinion index arm with vernier, cap, and three-screw leveling base, ht. 13 in. level, in fitted mahogany case and leather carrying case, total wd. 11 1/2 in., and an additional pair of sights. $1,500-2,000

162. Brass and Gunmetal Transit by Queen & Company, Philadelphia, with 5 1/4 in. green finished compass dial with silvered horizontal scale and vernier, silvered vertical scale, 11 in. sighting scope, spirit levels, tripod mount, and wooden carrying case, ht. 16 1/2 in. $500-800

165. Brass Theodolite by Stanley, London, with 3 in. dia. brass dial marked with maker’s name, cardinal points in block lettering, horizontal circle divided 0-360, silvered horizontal ring with two verniers and one magnifier, vertical arc with vernier and magnifier, spirit level mounted below the 16 in. removable telescope with rack focus and dust cap, ht. 13 in. $800-1,200

166. Brass Surveyor’s Transit by E. R. Watts, London, enclosed horizontal and vertical scales with magnifier read-outs, 8 in. brass telescope on transit mount with leveling thumbscrews, spirit levels, and tripod mount all in a wooden carrying case, ht. of instrument 14 in. $300-500


167. Brass Transit by Cooke, Troughton & Simms, Ltd., London and York, with 3 in. dia. silvered dial marked with maker’s name and 17272, horizontal ring calibrated 0-360, dual verniers with magnifiers, vertical circle with verniers and magnifiers, spirit level and 8 in. nickel and brass telescope, all in a fitted walnut carrying case with leather strap and maker’s plaque, ht. of instrument 12 1/2 in. $400-600


170. Surveyor’s Transit by C. L Berger and Sons, Inc., Roxbury and Boston, Massachusetts, the brass and stippled metal instrument with 5 in. dia. silvered dial marked with maker’s name and No. 10556, vernier adjustments, spirit levels, leveling screws, tripod mount, and original carrying case with printed maker’s label and instructions and brass plumb bob, ht. 15 in. $600-800

Steam Models 168. Brass Theodolite by Buff & Buff Manufacturing Company, Boston, 10 in. dial engraved compass with cardinal points in block letters, maker’s name and origin, perimeter calibrated 0-360 in degrees, pivoted sighting vanes with central spirit level, weighted base, and gimbals, mounted in a hinged birch box with maker’s plaque and carrying handles, box 13 1/4 x 11 in. $300-400

169. Brass Theodolite by Troughton & Simms and an Unmarked Transit, the theodolite with 5 in. dia. silvered dial signed Troughton & Simms London, cardinal points in block letters, horizontal circle calibrated 0-360 and read with two verniers, calibrated vertical arch with thumbscrew adjustment and lock, spirit level, and 8 in. telescope, ht. 12; together with a small transit with silvered horizontal and vertical rings with magnifiers, spirit levels, and 7 1/2 in. telescope, ht. 9 1/2 in. $600-800

171. Two Steam Models, including a cast iron vertical steam hammer by Stuart, ht. 11 1/2, and a brass horizontal single-piston model with six-spoke flywheel mounted on a brass platform, lg. 10 1/2, ht. 5 1/4 in., both on mahogany bases. $200-300

172. Two Instruments of Science, a brass pressure tester marked Stanley, London, and a brass thermometer in the shape of a binnacle. $250-300

173. Brass Stationary Drum Steam Boiler, the 3 in. dia. horizontal drum with single vertical cylinder, flywheel, valves, 5 in. chimney, and heat chamber, mounted on a hardwood board with bun feet, burner, wick, and adjustment thumbscrew below, ht. 13 1/4, lg. 9 1/2 in. $800-1,200




174. Working Model of a Steam Traction Engine, England, late 19th century, bench-made, the steam boiler with 1 1/2 in. stroke, geared two-speed drive for the 6 in. dia. spoked wheels, one with winch cable drum, spoked flywheel, worm gear and roller chain drive steering, rear hitch for additional components, all finished in green and black paint, lg. 18 in. $2,000-3,000

175. 3 1/2-inch Gauge Copper and Brass Model of a Steam Locomotive, late 19th/early 20th century, brass-banded copper boiler with brass fittings, 2 3/4 in. high smokestack, chassis with twin cylinders and connecting rods, 3 in. dia. spoked brass drive wheels, and rear operator’s platform with lattice floor and railings, lg. 14 1/2, ht. 7 3/4 in. $2,000-3,000

176. Working Model of a Single-Cylinder Horizontal Steam Engine, with steel mounting bed, steel clad cylinder, 5 in. dia. spoked flywheel, brass bearings, fittings, valves, and ornamental railing, all on a wooden base with decorative flooring and ebonized framed glass case, lg. of engine 12, ht. 5 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

177. Working Model of a Vertical Piston Steam Engine, with steel and black painted components, central reeded column supporting the horizontal beam, single vertical piston, govenor, beveled gearing, brass bearings, and 10 in. dia. spoked flywheel, all mounted on a hardwood stand with Plexiglas cover, ht. of model mounted but without cover 13 1/4, 9, lg. 20 in. $1,000-1,500


178. Working Model of a Stuart Triple Expansion Steam Engine, cast iron frame with three-stage steam engine powering cam shafts and flywheel mounted on aluminum angle iron, ht. 7 as mounted, lg. 9 in. $200-300

Clocks 179. Mahogany Tall Clock by Standard Electric Time, Springfield, Massachusetts, silvered brass dial with Arabic numerals, pierced decoration on spandrels and arch, matted center, Standard Electric Time Company, Springfield, Mass., scroll-top case with turned finials, fluted freestanding columns flanking the arched and glazed hood door, beveled glass waist door flanked by quartercolumns, fielded panel base and paw feet, and a replacement battery-operated quartz movement, ht. 102 in. $500-800

180. Mahogany Master Clock Attributed to Standard Electric Time, Springfield, Massachusetts, composite brass dial with Arabic numerals and pierced decoration in the spandrels, arch, and within the chapter ring, nickel plated weight-powered movement with deadbeat escapement, gilded seconds beat pendulum rod and damascened decorated bob, silvered beat scale, Geneva stop and electrical contact for time transmission powered by a brass-cased weight, Regency-style inlaid case with glazed hood door and beveled glass in waist, ht. 84 in. $400-600

181. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock by John J. Stowell, Charlestown, Massachusetts, c. 1825, 7 3/4 in. dia. painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed John J. Stowell Charlestown, gilded rope-molded frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the box glass depicting Paul Revere’s ride and marked Paul Revere 1775, the throat glass flanked by brass side ornaments features the lantern from the Old North Church, eight-day timeonly movement with step train, recoil escapement, pendulum, and lead weight, ht. 33 in. $800-1,200

182. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock by Foster Campos, Pembroke, Massachusetts, c. 1975, painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed E. Howard & Co., Boston, flat veneered frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the throat glass depicting George Washington and the lower Mt. Vernon, brass bezel and side ornaments, carved lower pedestal, and eight-day, time-only, weight-powered movement stamped Foster S. Campos, Pembroke, Mass., lead weight and pendulum, ht. 40 in. $600-800

183. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock by Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, with cast brass eagle finial, 7 3/4 in. dia. painted iron dial with Arabic numerals and marked Waltham, half-round frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the waist glass flanked by brass side ornaments, the lower depicting Old Ironsides, carved and molded lower pedestal and eight-day, time-only, weight-powered movement stamped Waltham Watch Co. U.S.A., deadbeat escapement, Geneva stop, maintaining power and pendulum, ht. 43 in. $1,000-1,500

184. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock by Waltham Clock Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, with flat frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower depicting and marked Perry’s Victory, painted iron dial with Arabic numerals and marked Black, Starr & Frost, eight-day, time-only, weight-powered movement with Geneva stop and maintaining power and stamped Waltham Clock Company USA, weight and pendulum, ht. 40 in. $500-700

185. Mahogany “3/4 Banjo” Clock by Chelsea Clock Company, with cast brass eagle finial, 6 in. dia. painted metal dial with Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea, flat frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the waist flanked by brass side ornaments, the lower depicting Mt. Vernon, carved and molded lower pedestal, and eight-day, time-only, lever-escapement movement, ht. 32 in. $400-600

186. Nine Tubular Bell Chime Clock by Waltham Clock Company, Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1925, mahogany case with scroll top, carved rosettes, brass ball finials, freestanding columns flanking the glazed hood door, waist door with beveled glass flanked by fully turned columns, the base with paneled inset and paw feet, composite brass dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for “Strike-Silent” and tune selection, moon’s age in the arch and marked Waltham Clock Co., eight-day quarter-chiming movement playing Oxford, Whittington, or Westminster chimes, with pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 99 in. Note: The pendulum is engraved W. W. Arthur D. Prince December 27, 1922, by the Elected and Appointed Officers for 19201921-1922 of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, A.F. and A.M. $2,000-3,000

187. Gale Drop Calendar Wall Clock, Welch, Spring and Co., Forestville, Connecticut, c. 1874-79, the Model 2 rosewood veneer case, maker’s label inside backboard, 11 in. dia. paper-onzinc dial with subsidiary dials for day of the week and month, month of the year, moon’s age, sunrise-sunset, and time, eightday time and strike movement with pendulum, ht. 30 in. $3,000-5,000

188. Seth Thomas Office Calendar No. 1 Wall Clock, Connecticut, c. 1875, with rosewood veneer case, 12 in. time dial marked Regulator, 14 in. calendar dial marked Seth Thomas Clock Co., Plymouth Hollow, eight-day, time-only, weight-powered movement, (repainted dials), ht. 40 in. $1,500-2,500

189. Seth Thomas No. 17 Regulator, Thomaston, Connecticut, c. 1885, with walnut case, full-length glazed door, 18 in. dia. painted zinc dial with Arabic numerals and marked Seth Thomas, eight-day trapezoidal-shaped movement mounted on an iron frame with deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, seconds beating pendulum, and brass weight, ht. 66 in. $800-1,200


190. Animated “Dixie Boy” Pendulette Clock by Lux Clock Mfg. Company, Waterbury, Connecticut, c. 1935, composite material face of an African-American man with green hat, black suit, white shirt, and red tie pendulum, which as it swings, the man’s eyes look back and forth, thirty-hour pendulette movement within a brass cover marked with maker’s name, ht. 9 in. $100-150

191. Brigg’s Rotary Clock, E.N. Welch, Forestville, Connecticut, with thirty-hour spring-powered movement with swinging ball pendulum, paper-on-zinc dial, ebonized wooden base with paw feet and glass dome, ht. 7 3/4 in. $200-400

192. Seth Thomas Sonora Chime Mantel Clock, Thomaston, Connecticut, with inlaid mahogany case, 6 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic numerals and marked Seth Thomas Sonora Chime, eight-day time and strike movement with five-bell Sonora chime movement, ht. 14 in. $500-800


193. Ansonia “Crystal Palace No. 1 Extra” Mantel Clock, Brooklyn, New York, with statues flanking a looking glass, paperon-zinc dial with Roman numerals within a cast foliate bezel, eight-day time and bell strike movement with two-jar pendulum, all mounted on a wooden pedestal and enclosed under a glass dome, ht. 18 1/2 in. $200-300


194. “Franconia” Bronze Mantel Clock by Ansonia, Brooklyn, New York, c. 1895, 5 in. dia. enameled dial with Roman numerals and Brocot escapement, the bronze case with mythological serpents, scrollwork, and leafage, eight-day time and strike movement with mainsprings enclosed in barrels, count wheel strike and pendulum, ht. 17 in. $1,500-2,500

195. Painted Cherry Tall Clock with Automaton, Pennsylvania, c. 1825, scroll top with turned wooden finials, spool-turned columns flanking the arched and glazed hood door, chamfered corners on the waist, rectangular door with applied chip-carved fan, the base with fan and spoon carving, chamfered corners, and bracket feet, 12 1/2 in. painted wooden dial with Roman numerals and dual doors in the arch which open to present a bowing hand-painted cuckoo with moving beak and wings activated on the hour and sounded with bellows, eight-day time and strike wooden movement with count wheel strike, two weights, and pendulum, ht. 95 in. $1,000-1,500 196. Federal Cherry Tall Clock, New England, c. 1800, with 12 in. painted iron “Wilson” dial, scroll top, arched and glazed hood door, fluted freestanding columns, rectangular waist door flanked by fluted quarter-columns, molded base with bracket feet and eight-day time and strike movement with rack and snail strike and recoil escapement powered by two tin-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 91 in. $3,000-5,000 197. Mahogany Tall Clock by David Williams, Newport, Rhode Island, c. 1800, with pierced fret top, three finial plinths and finials, freestanding stop-fluted columns flanking the arched and glazed hood door, tombstone-shaped door flanked by stop-fluted quarter-columns, French feet with scalloped apron and checkered inlay, 13 1/4 in. painted dial with Roman numerals, signed D. Williams, Newport, floral corners and rocking ship automaton flying the American flag in the arch, eight-day time and strike movement with strap iron pendulum rod, brass bob, and two cast iron weights, ht. 91 in. $8,000-12,000


198. Walnut “Solar Timepiece” or Globe Clock by Timby, Saratoga Springs, New York, c. 1865, the scroll-top case with central turned finial and gilt pendant, printed paper Arabic numeral hour dial encircling the 6 in. twelve-gore printed globe marked on the maker’s boss Joslin’s Six Inch Terrestrial Globe, Containing the Latest Discoveries, Gillman Joslin, Boston 1860, in a brass yoke with North Pole facing front, lower printed paper minute dial with Arabic numerals behind a hinged and glazed door, eight-day time-only movement with balance wheel escapement, ht. 26 1/2 in. Note: The annual report of the American Institute, New York City, 1867-68, describes the Timby timepiece as “a miniature world or model of the earth, put in motion, making a revolution once in twenty-four hours, moved by a superior time movement, requiring to be wound once in eight days...” An Empire in Time, Clocks and Clock Makers of Upstate New York by G. Russell Oechsle and Helen Boyce, pp. 136-138. $5,000-7,000 199. Mahogany No. 3 Regulator by Howard and Davis, Boston, c. 1860, square box case with half-rounded moldings framing reverse-painted black and gold tablets, 9 in. painted iron dial with Roman numerals and marked Howard & Davis Boston, eight-day, time and alarm, brass weight-powered movement with unmarked damascened plates, lead weight and wooden pendulum rod and brass bob, ht. 38 1/4 in. $3,000-5,000 199


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200. Walnut Astronomical Regulator by E. Howard, Boston, c. 1865, the special order Gothic case having a pitched pediment, freestanding turned columns with carved acanthus leaf capitals flanking the bayonet-mounted bezel and 16 1/2-in. reversepainted glass dial marked E. Howard & Co. Makers. Boston. with perimeter minute track, hours indicated above the center and seconds below with aperture for viewing the escapement, original blued steel hands, trefoil case buttresses provide visual support for the dial, the waist glazed door framed by a molded lancet arch over the mirrored back, silvered beat scale, and walnut holder all flanked by freestanding turned and carved columns, the base with center applied quatrefoil panel framed by diamond-shaped spandrels and flanked by pitched buttresses on a molded and flat plinth, the damascened eight-day brass movement enclosed within three dust covers, Graham’s deadbeat escapement, maintaining power, Geneva stop, straight line four-wheel train, the great wheel with 300 teeth and rear-mounted winding drum, jeweled escape wheel, pallet pivots and pallets all mounted in an engraved cock, front hung steel and brass pendulum cradle supports the four-jar mercury pendulum marked 2830 and 9, indexed regulation nut and blued steel pointer, all powered by a lg. 3 1/2, 1 1/4 in. dia. brass-cased weight with threaded acorn hanger, ht. 103, wd. 33, dp. 14 in. Provenance: The pendulum marked “9� documents the earliest known serial number on a Howard astronomical regulator. In 1867, this clock was part of the original furnishings of Herkner Jewelers, Grand Rapids, the oldest continuously operating jewelry store in Michigan. The clock is barely visible in an image dating circa 1909 of the interior of the store, in the same position it remained for 141 years until removed in August 2008. $175,000-200,000

201. Two-Tube Compensating Pendulum for a Standard Electric Time Master Clock, the seconds beating pendulum with 9 in. steel tubes, knurled regulating nut with index, frame, and rod, max lg. 45 1/2 in. $100-200

202. Group of Clock Pendulums and Bobs, including two complete rod and bob assemblies, one for a Herschedes hall clock (never used, new 40 years ago), and one for a Waltham chime clock, three 8 in. dia. pendulum bobs for Standard Electric Time master clocks including two brass and one damascened nickel bob, and a 9 5/8 in. dia. brass modern bob for a three-weight clock. $200-300

203. Lot of Wall Clock Pendulum Bobs and Components, approximately ten bobs, most from Seth Thomas #2 regulators, one a nickel damascened bob, others brass-faced together with a lead banjo clock weight. $100-150

204. Lot of Clock Pendulums and Components, including five 8 in. dia. brass bobs and rods for Standard Electric Time master clocks, partial wooden pendulum rods for wall clocks with brass keystones, period tall clock pendulums, and others. $150-250

205. Pendulum Rod and Bob for a Standard Electric Time Master Clock, the seconds beating pendulum with gilded hardwood halfround rod, 8 in. dia. brass-faced, lead-backed pendulum bob with damascened finish, regulating and suspension assemblies, max. lg. 44 in. $200-300

206. Twenty Connecticut Spring-Powered Clock Movements, including eight-day and thirty-hour time and strike and time-only spring and weight-powered movements by various manufacturers. $200-300

207. Three Clocks by Chelsea, Waltham, and Seth Thomas, the brass Chelsea “Hancock” miniature desk clock with 2 3/4 in. dia. silvered dial Arabic numerals and marked Chelsea and Bigelow, Kennard & Co., Inc. Boston, eight-day, time-only, leverescapement movement, ht. 4; a nickel case Waltham 37 size “car” clock with black dial, Arabic numerals, up-down indicator and seconds and eight-day time-only movement; and a brass Seth Thomas ship’s bell striking clock with nautical theme, 4 in. dia. silvered dial with Arabic numerals and eight-day ship’s bell striking movement, ht. 9 in. $150-250

208. Two Seth Thomas #2 Weight-powered Brass Clock Movements, with deadbeat escapements, maintaining power, trapezoidal plates, cast iron mounting frames, brass-cased weights, and pendulum bobs. $200-300

209. Two Weight-Powered “Banjo” Clock Movements, a c. 1830 example with moon hands, recoil escapement, vase-shaped pillars, and single screw mount through the back plate; and a later example stamped Killam & Co. Pawtucket, R.I., recoil escapement, lantern pinions, and lead weight. $200-300 210. Pair of Willard Red-painted Tin-Cased Tall Clock Weights, Boston, c. 1800. $200-400 211. Lot of Five French Clock Movements, Dials, and Bezels, and a round eight-day time and strike movement by Seth Thomas, Thomaston, Connecticut. $100-150 212. French Bronze Dore Castings for a Clock Case and Candlestick Sockets, c. 1820, including a seated sculpted figure of Zeus, ht. 13, a frieze with mythological figures, and floral and foliate decoration, lg. 18 in., together with four castings for candlestick sockets. $200-300 213. Three Standard Electric Time “Slave” Clocks, Springfield, Massachusetts, two 16 1/2 in. dia. turned oak cases with painted zinc dials and Roman numerals, marked The Standard Electric Time Co. Springfield, Mass., the last with 19 in. dia. marble dial, raised Arabic numerals and minutes, all with electrically impulsed zinc plated slave movements. $150-250 214. Pigeon Timer by E. Buysse, South Bend, Indiana, the case imprinted with maker’s name, pigeon logo, and patent date July 1, 1902, two Century USA lever-escapement pocket watches mounted inside with Arabic and Roman numeral dials and linkage to stop the balance wheel as pigeon leg bands are deposited in the case, 5 x 3 1/2 in. $75-150 215. Three German 400-Day Torsion Pendulum Clocks, Jahresuhren-Fabrik, Gustav Becker, and Euramca Trading Corp., the Jahresuhren-Fabrik with six reeded columns supporting the enameled dial with Arabic numerals and floral decoration all with bell top and finial, (crack in back of dome), ht. 15; the Gustav Becker with 2 1/4 in. dia. enameled Arabic numeral dial and 3 1/2 in. dia. disc-type pendulum, ht. 12; and the Euramca with floral-decorated Arabic numeral dial, ht. 9 1/2 in., all with 400day spring-powered movements. $100-200 216. French Jeweler’s Regulator, c. 1880, 11 in. dia. enameled dial with Roman numerals, moon hands and sweep center seconds, brass bezel, eight-day brass movement enclosed within an iron case with pinwheel escapement, maintaining power and temperature compensating grid-iron pendulum and brass-cased weight, dia. of dial and bezel 13 3/4 in. $1,200-1,500




217. Nickel and Enameled Coach Watch and LeCoultre Desk Clock, Switzerland, 4 1/4 in. dia. case, stem-wind, enameled dial with Roman numerals and steamboat depicted within a raised decorated surround, the back with enameled decoration of a couple in Colonial dress walking a Dalmatian on a cobblestone street, inside a 1/2 in. dia. watch movement with lever escapement and marked CYMA with logo; together with a LeCoultre Mylar desk clock of obelisk form, Egyptian decoration and eight-day lever-escapement timepiece with original box and instructions, ht. 9 1/2 in. $200-300

218A. Mahogany Patent Looking Glass Wall Clock by Joseph Ives, Bristol, Connecticut, c. 1820, with scroll top, brass urn finials, full-length door with figured maple ogee scrolls flanking the reverse-painted tablet depicting a fanciful country scene, reeded columns flanking the looking glass and reverse-painted lower tablet with oval pendulum aperture, 7 1/4 in. painted iron dial with Roman numerals, painted interior and eight-day iron plated movement with brass wheels, roller pinions, two cast iron weights and long pendulum, (paint loss, top tablet cracked), ht. 56 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

218. Mahogany Wall Regulator, New England, c. 1835, wood-front swell-bottom case with 7 3/4 in. dia. Roman numeral iron dial, unusual steel hands, eight-day brass time-only movement with recoil escapement and maintaining power, all powered by an iron weight and regulated by a brass-faced pendulum, ht. 32 in. $800-1,200

218B. Mahogany Mirror Clock by Wm. G. Emerson, Newport, Maine, c. 1830, with full-length door, reverse-painted tablet over the painted iron dial with Roman numerals and signed Wm. G. Emerson, and looking glass in the lower section, eight-day time and strike movement with rack and snail strike, recoil escapement, front-hung pendulum and two cast iron weights, ht. 32 3/4, wd. 15 in. $2,000-4,000

219. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, Boston, c. 1820, with gilded rope-molded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting The Capture of the Frolic and marked Patent and Jones, 7 1/2 in. dia. painted iron dial with “vertical” Roman numerals, eight-day time-only brass movement with “Tbridge” and through bolt attachment, powered by a lead weight and regulated by a pendulum, (repainted glasses, dial restored, replacement finial), ht. 35 in. $700-900

220. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock by Aaron Willard, Jr., Boston, c. 1820, with 7 1/2 in. dia. painted iron dial signed Aaron Willard, Jr. Boston, moon hands, half-round molding framing reverse-painted tablets, the lower of an eagle with outstretched wings over the pendulum aperture, eight-day, time-only, step-train movement with recoil escapement, pendulum and lead weight, ht. 33 in. $2,000-4,000

221. Mahogany Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock, attributed to Curtis & Dunning, Concord, Massachusetts, c. 1820, painted iron dial with Roman numerals, moon hands, gilded rope-molded frames enclosing reverse-painted glasses, the lower depicting Aurora on her chariot pulled by two winged horses, the throat with gilt leaves on a green background flanked by brass side ornaments, gilded pedestal, and eight-day timepiece movement with lead weight and pendulum, ht. 40 in. $6,000-8,000

222. Mahogany Chippendale-style Tall Clock, attributed to Elliott, London, composite brass dial with silvered chapter ring and Arabic numerals and marked Bigelow Kennard & Co. Boston, “Strike-Silent” subsidiary dial in the arch, applied cast brass spandrels and engraved center, hollow pediment hood with fluted columns flanking the dial door, fluted waist columns, raised panel door and base all on a pad foot, eight-day time and gong strike movement with deadbeat escapement, two brass-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 91 1/4 in. $2,500-4,500

223. Mahogany Tall Clock Retailed by Bigelow & Kennard, Boston, scroll-top case with inlaid stars, freestanding reeded columns with brass capitals, glazed waist door with fan inlay flanked by reeded quarter-columns, base panel with inlaid urn, bracket feet, composite brass dial with Arabic numerals, moon’s age in the arch, maker’s boss and latticework within the chapter ring, eight-day time and gong strike movement with maintaining power, deadbeat escapement, two brass-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 96 in. $2,500-3,500

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224. Federal Patent Timepiece or “Banjo” Clock by Simon Willard, Roxbury, Massachusetts, c. 1805, the mahogany case with crossbanded inlaid frames enclosing reverse-painted tablets, the lower in blue, salmon, gold, and white marked S. Willard’s Patent around the pendulum aperture, the throat flanked by brass side ornaments with finely executed gilt crosshatching on a white ground, 7 1/2 in. dia. painted iron dial with Roman numerals and gilded band around the perimeter, brass bezel and finial and eight-day movement with step train, deadbeat escapement, through bolt attachment to case, “T-bridge” suspension, pendulum and lead weight, ht. 34 in. Provenance: Collection of the late Theodore R. Crom. Note: A patent timepiece from the first decade of the 19th century in original condition is exceedingly rare. For another remarkable survival see: Skinner American Furniture and Decorative Arts, February 15, 2009, lot 118. $30,000-50,000

227. French Wall Regulator, the hardwood case with turned finials and drop pendants, full-length glazed door over the 10 in. dia. painted zinc dial with Roman numerals, eight-day, time-only, brass weight-powered movement with pinwheel escapement and maintaining power, ht. 83 in. $400-600

228. Victorian Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock by Benson, London, with burl walnut veneer case, pitched pediment, pierced side sound vents, carved Gothic door, lower balustrade, silvered brass dial signed Benson, 26 Old Bond Street, London, “Slow-Fast” subsidiary dial in the arch, eight-day chain-driven fusee movement chiming the Westminster chimes on four gongs, ht. 22 3/4 in. $1,800-2,400

229. Victorian Mahogany Quarter-Chiming Bracket Clock Attributed to Elliott, London, c. 1920, with dome top, four cast finials, reeded columns flanking the brass dial door with acanthus leaves and beveled glass, side fretted sound vents, carrying handles and brass feet, 7 in. brass composite dial with Arabic numerals and “Chime-Silent” in the arch, eight-day spring-powered movement with quarter chimes on gongs and brass pendulum, ht. 19 1/4 in. 231

225. Mahogany Master Clock by the Synchronome Company, Ltd., Alperton, Middlesex, England, c. 1940, the dome-top case with freestanding columns flanking the brass dial with applied silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals and Tempus Fugit boss in the arch, full-length rectangular glazed waist door, raised panel base on bracket feet, the electric movement mounted in the waist section is designed to transmit impulses at short intervals to any number of other clocks with electrical coils lifting a gravity arm which impulses the free-swinging steel and nickel pendulum and slave clocks at half minute intervals. Note: The Synchronome system of electrical timekeeping was invented about 1895 by F. Hope-Jones and these interesting clocks were used by astronomical observatories well into the first half of the 20th century. $600-800

226. Elliott Mahogany Tall Clock, London, c. 1900, the serpentineshaped hood with carved ornament, barley-twist freestanding columns flanking the arched hood door, beveled glass waist door flanked by columns, carved panel and feet on the base, composite brass dial with Arabic numerals, moon’s age in the arch and marked Elliott, London and Black Starr and Frost, New York, eight-day time and strike movement with two brass-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 99 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000

Provenance: Formerly in “The Elms,” the Whitney Mansion in Waltham. $800-1,200

230. Inclined Plane Clock by E. Gubelin, Lucerne, late 20th century, the variegated green marble inclined plane with brass beading and engraved brass plaque with days of the week supports the 4 3/4 in. dia. brass drum with lever-escapement clock work, engraved decoration, Roman numerals and marked E. Gubelin, Lucerne and Swiss, as it slowly “rolls” down the plane keeping the dial in an upright position indicating the day of the week on the plaque and the time on the dial which remains upright throughout, all powered by its own weight and the pull of gravity, at the end of the week the clock drum is placed back at the top of the plane, lg. 24, max. ht. 11 1/2 in. $2,500-4,500

231. French Marble Mystery Clock, c. 1880, gray variegated marble case with gilt spelter lion’s heads and carrying handles, paw feet, brass bezel and applied Roman numerals on the glass dial, surmounted by a gilt putto and standing goddess holding the clear beveled glass clock pendulum in her outstretched left arm, the eight-day, time and strike, spring-powered movement is regulated by the swinging pendulum with no visible source of power, with a 4 1/2 in. dia. brass dial with engine-turned center and Roman numerals, ht. 22 in. $4,000-6,000


232. Bronze Dore “Cercles Tournants� or Annular Dial Clock, France, c. 1875, the elaborately sculpted urn-shaped gilt case with removable lid, two enameled chapter rings for hours and minutes with a serpent pointer, the festooned urn is supported by a fluted stem and held aloft by two classical figures with outstretched arms grasping the foliate handles while nestled in elaborate floral scrolls and leafage, on a raised base with D-shaped ends, neoclassical frieze and six pendant feet, eight-day brass time and bell strike rectangular movement enclosed within the urn and stamped Sandoz, Palais Royal 147 &148, the geared chapter ring wheel work with six crossings mounted above the movement, the bell and 4 in. pendulum with anchor-shaped brass bob on the plate on the back plate, ht. 25 1/2 in.

234. Regency Rosewood Bracket Clock by W.J. Smith, Bath, c. 1825, with canted and gadrooned top with cast brass finial, 7 3/4 in. dia. painted iron dial marked W.J. Smith, Bath flanked by chamfered corners, brass inlay and bezel, fretted side sound vents, carrying handles and ball feet, eight-day time and strike fusee movement with rear-mounted bell with plain back plate, teardrop hammer, and pendulum, ht. 19 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

Note: For a closely related example see Sotheby’s Fine European Furniture and Clocks, Amsterdam, April 12, 2007, lot 500. $12,000-16,000

233. Chippendale Mahogany Wall Timepiece, Charles Davis, London, third quarter 18th century, deadbeat escapement, round silvered dial, in tapering ovoid mahogany surround carved with band of fruiting vine on rocaille, dial dia. 8 1/2, full dia. approx. 17 in. $1,500-2,500


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235. Ebonized Georgian Bracket Clock by James Cowan, Edinburgh, c. 1765, the oak case with caddy top, carrying handle, and four pineapple finials, arched and glazed hood door with sound vents and brass beaded surround over the 6 7/8 in. composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, faux pendulum aperture, matted center, regulation boss in the arch engraved Ja. Cowan Edinburgh, brass spandrels and blued steel hands, eight-day time, strike and six-bell pull quarter-repeat on command, fully engraved back plate, crown wheel and verge escapement, ht. 19 3/4 in. with handle extended. $8,000-12,000

236. Georgian Walnut Bracket Clock by John Pyke, London, c. 1765, with bell top and brass carrying handle, arched and glazed door with blind frets backed with fabric, circular and shaped side glass, glazed rear door, 7 in. brass dial with silvered chapter ring, name boss in the arch engraved John Pyke London, and recessed date ring, matted center and false pendulum, cast brass spandrels, eight-day time and strike fusee movement with rack and snail, verge escapement, and fully engraved back plate, ht. with handle extended 19 in. $4,000-6,000


237. Walnut Veneered Marquetry Longcase Clock by William Jourdain, London, c. 1750, the sarcophagus top with blind fretwork backed by fabric, arched and glazed hood door flanked by flat inlaid columns capped with brass, tombstone-shaped waist door with cast brass decoration on pendulum aperture and flanked by chamfered corners, the base with canted corners, cove molding and ball feet, 12 in. brass dial, moon’s age in the arch surmounted by the engraved name boss William Jourdain, London, silvered Roman chapter ring with half- and quarter-hour marks, matted center and ringed winding holes, seconds bit and recessed date, applied cast brass spandrels, eight-day brass, fivepillar, two-hammer, two-bell “Dutch striking� movement powered by two brass-cased weights and regulated by an iron pendulum rod and brass bob with calibrated regulating nut, ht. 99 in. $15,000-25,000

238. Oak Longcase Clock by William Gunn, Wallingford, England, c. 1730, the 12 in. square composite brass dial with engraved herringbone border, cherub and crown spandrels, silvered chapter ring engraved Wm Gunn Wallingford, Roman numerals, quarterand half-hour marking, ringed winding, date and seconds holes, engraved and matted center, eight-day time and strike, five-pillar movement with count wheel mounted to the great wheel and recoil escapement powered by two weights and regulated by a pendulum; together with a later associated oak case with scroll top, ht. 79 in. $1,000-1,500


239. Marquetry Longcase Clock by Jn. Buffett, Colchester, with flat top hood, waist door with marquetry inlay and oval pendulum aperture, veneered case sides with banded inlay, cut-out bracket base, 11 in. composite brass dial, applied chapter ring with Roman numerals and quarter-hour marks, seconds bit, recessed date dial, half moon name boss engraved In. Buffett Colchester, engraved and matted center and cast brass spandrels, eight-day, time and rack strike five-pillar movement, pendulum and weights, ht. 80 in. $3,000-5,000

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240. Oak Longcase Clock by John Wyke, Prescott, the flat-top case with blind fret, glazed door with engaged columns, tombstoneshaped waist door and base with bracket feet, 11 in. composite brass dial, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, quarterand half-hour marks, and signed J. Wike Prescut, cast brass “four season” spandrels, engraved center and recessed date aperture, thirty-hour time and strike full-plate single-hand movement with recoil escapement, rear-mounted count wheel strike, endless rope with single weight and pendulum, ht. 79 1/2 in. Note: John Wyke (1720-1787) published possibly the first horological tool trade catalogue in the last quarter of the 18th century. Wyke and his tool catalogue are well documented in Ted Crom, Horological Shop Tools, 1700-1900, pp. 138-161. $1,000-1,500

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239 dial

241. Eight-Day Longcase Clock by William Jourdain, London, c. 1765, the composite brass dial with silvered chapter ring and name boss, cast brass spandrels, matted center and “strike-no strike” lever, eight-day, time and strike, five-pillar movement with rack and snail strike and recoil escapement, pendulum and two cast iron weights, the associated case with scroll top, turned finials, freestanding columns flanking hood door, rectangular waist door, and French feet, ht. 96 in. $1,500-2,500

242. Oak Longcase Clock by Collier, Newport, England, c. 1800, with pitched pediment hood, freestanding fluted columns with gilded capitals, serpentine top waist door flanked by quartercolumns, raised panel base and ogee bracket feet, 12 in. sheet brass engraved dial with phoenix and Tempus Fugit in the arch, Roman numerals, engraved decoration and signed Collier, Newport, eight-day time and strike movement with recoil escapement, rack and snail, two iron weights and pendulum, ht. 88 1/2 in. $1,000-1,500

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244. Carved Oak Longcase Clock by Thomas Dutton, Bunbury, with pitched pediment case, rectangular waist door, and flat molded base with carving on all surfaces, 12 in. painted iron dial with Roman numerals and marked Thomas Dutton, Bunbury, brass thirty-hour plate movement with count wheel strike, endless chain, single weight and pendulum, ht. 86 1/2 in. $600-800


243. Cherry Longcase Clock by Robert Townsend, Greenock, with sheet brass engraved dial with Roman numerals and signed Robt. Townsend, Greenock, low pagoda hood with ebonized moldings, fluted columns, ropetwist columns flanking the waist door, molded base panel, eight-day time and strike movement with recoil escapement, two tin-cased weights and pendulum, ht. 87 in. $2,000-4,000

245. Japanned Quarter-Striking and Musical Longcase Clock by Joseph Eayre, St. Neots, England, c. 1765, the oak case with black background, caddy top, flat gilt and raised japanned decoration on waist door, base and sides, engaged columns flanking the hood door, tombstone-shaped waist door, base plinth with two-stage base molding and low bun feet, 13 in. composite brass dial with finely matted center and recessed date ring, silvered components including a Roman numeral chapter ring with quarter-hour marks, seconds bit, subsidiary dials for “Chime-Not Chime” and “Strike-Quarter Silent-Silent,” ten-tune selection arch listing The 113 Psalm, The Recruiting Officer, A Minuet by Mr. Handel, Britain Strike Home, and others, recessed name boss marked Joseph Eayre St. Neots framed with floral and herringbone engraving, brass spandrels and blued steel hands, three-train, seven-pillar movement with recoil escapement, rack and snail hour and quarter-hour strike on two bells, a nest of fourteen bells and twenty-eight hammers mounted above the 13 1/4 in. pinned cylinder, all regulated by a pendulum and powered by three cast iron weights, ht. 104 in. Note: For information on Joseph Eayre see T.M.N. Owen, Church Bells of Huntingdonshire, 1899, pp. 100, 120; and John Milburn, “Some Horological Extracts from Stukeley’s Diaries,” Antiquarian Horological Society, Vol. 6, No. 4, 1969, pp. 206211. $8,000-12,000

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246. Burl Walnut Longcase Clock by Korns Uyterweer, Rotterdam, c. 1770, the hood with scalloped top, arched and glazed door flanked by engaged quarter-columns, waist section with cyma top and bottom and cast brass pendulum aperture ornament, all on a base with buttress corners terminating in scrolled feet, 13 in. composite brass dial with Roman numerals, matted center, seconds bit, recessed date dial, subsidiary dials for strike-silent and tune selection, and engraved and painted moon’s age dial in the arch, eight-day brass movement with “Dutch striking� on two bells with two lateral-moving hammers, quarter-hour descending notes on six bells, and eight-bell musical selection on the hour powered by three brass-cased weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 95 1/2 in. Provenance: The property of Samuel E. Codman, Charles G. Loring House, Prides Crossing, Massachusetts. $15,000-25,000

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247. Month-Duration Quarter-Chiming Longcase Clock by Thomas Hackney, London, mahogany case with inlaid pagoda top, fluted freestanding columns with Corinthian capitals flanking the glazed hood door, inlaid chamfered waist columns and plinth on a two-stage bracket foot, 12 1/4 in. composite brass dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, name boss engraved Thomas Hackney London, recessed seconds bit, engraved arch with moon’s age dial and marked The Moon is [ ] Old, High Water at London Bridge is [ ] Minutes Past [ ] A Clock, herringbone engraving and cast brass spandrels, thirty-day quarter-chiming movement on eight bells with recoil escapement, rack and snail strike, pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 97 1/2 in. $15,000-20,000

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248. Grand Sonnerie Vienna Regulator by Jacob Kurl, Wien, walnut veneered case with serpentine crest, full-length glazed door and pedestal, 6 in. dia. double-sunk dial with Roman numerals and marked with maker’s name, three-train movement with pendulum and three brass-cased weights, ht. 50 in. $800-1,200

249. Austrian Mantel Clock with Automata, movement/dial c. 1830, case modern, the mahogany case supported on four pillars, a mirrored back for the pendulum, lower drawer for the key, ball feet, all supporting a 6 1/2 in. dia. enameled chapter ring with Arabic numerals, central automata bust at twelve with eyes moving with the pendulum, two winged automaton figures which operate during the grande sonnerie function: object right figure raises a hammer and strikes the anvil on the hour, object left pumps a treadle while sharpening an arrow on a revolving stone, three lower enameled subsidiary dials including the day-of-the month in the center, month-of-the-year at 8 o’clock, day-of-theweek at 4, thirty-hour spring-powered movement with quarterhour repeat and pendulum, ht. 22 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

250. Oak Black Forest Wall Clock with Automaton and Musical Box, the case with carved cresting and dial surround, three carved and gilded stags, 8 in. dia. brass dial with raised Arabic numerals and two doors for the quarter-hour trumpeter and hourly cuckoo, the interior behind the gilt spelter figures of a man and woman standing on pedestals retains a tune sheet with twelve airs listed, all above a pair of hinged doors which on command open to reveal a street dancer automaton moving his arms and head while a twelve-air musical box with zither attachment plays a variety of selections including “Ta Ra Ra Bum Deay,” “My Sweet Heart’s Man in the Moon,” “Beggar Students,” and “Comic Patrol,” the clock movement is powered by three weights and regulated by a pendulum, ht. 41 in. $4,500-6,500

251. Black Forest Cuckoo and Quail Wall Clock, Germany, c. 1880, the pitched pediment with trophy deer and oak leaves, case front decorated with spoils of the hunt, leafage, musket, and powder horn, bone Roman numerals and hands, thirty-hour quartersounding movement with three acorn weights and wooden oak leaf pendulum, ht. 31 in. $600-800





Miscellany 252. Cast Iron Optometrist Display Model, with nose, mouth, and 1 1/4 in. deeply set eyes with coiled spring probes mounted behind, on a circular base with a brass support and two adjustment joints, ht. 14 in. $1,200-1,800

256. Tin Ophthalmic Lantern by Dr. C.H. Williams, color wheel with eighteen shades, applied tin plate stamped Dr. C. H. Williams Lantern for Testing Color Sense, electric light and carrying handle, ht. 16 in. $200-300

253. Brass Helmet and Gas Mask, J. Mandet, Paris, WWI, a threequarter face mask with glazed apertures and shade, ventilation port above, hinged mouthpiece marked J. Mandet, Paris, and 3/8 in. dia. threaded hose extension, impressed 1918 at the of the helmet, internal rubber face support, stitched leather cover and strap. $800-1,200

257. Taunton Laundry Coat and Towel Supplies Weather Forecast Advertising Sign, the metal frame supports the reverse-painted glass advertisement, looking glass flanked by the thermometer on the left and the barometer on the right inscribed Taunton Laundry Coat and Towel Supplies, All Types of Laundry Service 226 High St. Tel. 774 and Weather Forecast Courtesey of Taunton Public Market, ht. 38, wd. 12 1/4 in. $200-300

254. Cast Iron Optometrist’s Display Model by George P. Pilling & Son, Philadelphia, with deeply set 1/2 in. dia. eye sockets, wavy brown hair, red lips, and orange skin tone mounted on a hinged iron base with maker’s plaque, ht. 13 1/2 in. $200-400

255. Leather Medical Restraint Mask, with eye apertures, nose guard, and mouth cover with snap. $100-150

258. Two Advertising Posters for De Laval Cream Separators and Milkers, c. 1930, the first labeled The Keystone of Modern Dairying, with wooden frame, pictures a milking machine and cream separator with a man and a woman at work milking a contented cow and separating the cream all against an idyllic farm background, ht. 41, wd. 22; the other, with metal frame, shows the milking and cream separator machines and the leisurely farm life that results from The Modern Way, ht. 37 1/2 x wd. 19 1/4 in. $200-300


259. “The Schevitz Expansible Shoe Last,” the steel foot-shaped device with ratchet lever to extend the heel end, sliding component for toe portion and instep, patent dates 1916-1921 and maker’s name on lever, lg. 9, ht. 7 in. $75-125

262. Model of an Early Glider, fabric stretched on balsa wood frame with 24 in. maximum wing span, front-mounted wooden propeller, single rear rudder, and dual pitch control flaps, lg. 79 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $300-400

260. Rubber Hat Maker’s Mold, with heavy canvas lining marked 6 7/8. $50-75

261. Found Metal Kinetic Sculpture of a Child Seated in a High Chair, probably California, 20th century, composed of found metal machinery, industrial metal, and radio parts; when plugged in the figure purportedly simulates a child having a tantrum with arms banging the tray, the feet stomping, its light bulb eyes flashing, and sporadic static wails issue from a 1930s-era radio, ht. 46, wd. 24, dp. 24 in.

263. Floating Bicycle by the Eureka Novelty Company, 1440 Broadway, New York, c. 1920, the welded steel frame supports a seat and two 12 in. dia. red-painted airtight drums, the front with wooden steering handles and blue-painted rudder below with applied maker’s plaque stating Eureka Floating Bicycle, Pat. May 1, 1917, Mfd. by Eureka Novelty Company, 1440 Broadway, New York, No. 34, wooden pedals with canvas foot straps and geared axle to a three-bladed propeller powers the vessel, lg. 40, ht. 52 in. Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. $600-800

Provenance: Estate of William S. Greenspon. Literature: Illustrated in American Primitive: Discoveries in Folk Sculpture, by Roger Ricco and Frank Maresca, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1988, p. 248, fig. 355. The caption states “This kinetic sculpture, made to entertain, has elegant antecedents in the ornate automata of earlier eras which were animated by clockworks. It is, as well, something of a precursor of the satirical sculptures of Dadaists like Richard Stankiewitz and Jean Tinguely, who used old machine parts to create figurative sculptures that mocked or criticized industrialism by doing useless, repetitive work.” $4,000-6,000

264. Saxonia Arithmometer, the hinged walnut box with printed calculation table on the underside of the lid, a single lever to select addition, multiplication, subtraction, or division, eight sliding levers to select the numerals and wooden-handled crank to perform the calculation, signed on the brass plate Rechenmasch. Fabrik “Saxonia” Glashutte, lg. 23 1/4, dp. 7 1/2 in. $2,000-3,000


265. G. Small Pocket Calculator Model No-2, Boston, a 1 7/8 in. circular slide rule with scales along the peripheral, top, and bottom surfaces, index arm marked G. Small Boston and Pat’d Sept. 18 1900. $200-400

266. Lot of Assorted Science Curiosities, including a pocket compass in a fruitwood case and printed equation of time table, (Mylar crystal broken), 2 1/4 in. dia., a pillar sundial, ht. 4; a miniature rosewood frame abacus with coral beads and inlaid index dots, lg. 3 1/4 x 1/2 in., and nine miniature compasses with bearing needles of nautical designs, all 1/2 in. dia. $600-900

267. Brass Gunner’s Meter by F.J. Leigh, the brass and steel measuring device with maker’s name at the top, graduated scales from 1-2 in 1/16 and 1/32 increments and 1-2 on steel central section graduated in 1/10 increments, all in a wooden case with sliding lid, lg. 14 1/2 in., and brass Clino Mortar sighting device and brass rule. $100-150

268. Two Scribes, a Blowtorch, and a Compass, brass and wooden tenon scribes, one marked P.A. French, brass blowtorch marked British Monitor Made, and a gimbaled Japanese compass with a 2 1/4 in. compass card mounted in an ash box. $300-500

269. Two Silver Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association Award Medals, the front depicting Minerva, the Roman Goddess of industry, and commerce and symbols of the industrial age, Be Just and Fear Not in raised letters on a banner and F.N. Mitchell SC., the reverse engraved Award to New England Glass Co. for Silvered Glass Ware, Exhibition 1853 and the other Award to New England Glass Co. for Cut and Plated Glass Ware Exhibition of 1856, dia. 2 in. $300-500

270. 4-inch Section of Atlantic Telegraph Cable, c. 1865, consisting of 3/4 in. dia. of uniformly twisted wire around a central core, with brass bands, the center with raised inscription Atlantic Telegraph Cable Guaranteed by Tiffany and Co. Broadway New York. $250-300

271. Brass Pocket Altimeter and Barometer by T.A.R.S. & W. Ltd., with 2 1/2 in. silvered dial marked with maker’s name, crown set altimeter to 10,000 feet and barometer reading by a blued steel hand, in a leather carrying case. $200-300

272. Sikes Hydrometer by Wickenden & Sons, Tunbridge Wells, UK, with bone thermometer marked Wickenden & Sons Hotel Valuers Tunbridge Wells, and brass components, all in a fitted mahogany box with maker’s plaque on the lid, lg. 8, dp. 3 3/4, ht. 2 in. $200-300


273. Sikes’s Hydrometer, London, with 7 in. bone thermometer marked Buss 33 Hatton Garden London, brass calibrated gauge and weights in a fitted interior marked G. Adjusted by P. Stevenson, Edinburgh, with bone maker’s plaque on the lid: Sikes’s Hydrometer Buss 33 Hatton Garden London Makers to the Revenue of the United Kingdom, lg. 8 in. $400-600

274. Dr. C.H. Fitch’s Prescription Scale, the rectangular tinned-brass box inscribed on cover Dr. C. H. Fitch’s Prescription Scale Patented Sept. 29th 1885, inside a small pan and arm calibrated in grains, lg. 3, dp. 1 1/2, ht. 7/8 in. $150-250

275. Brass Tape Measure and Sundial, the varnished cloth tape indicating 10, 20, 30, etc., with 1/10 increment markings, folding recessed hand crank on the back and an applied engraved sundial on the front with Roman numerals, 4 3/4 in. dia. $150-250

276. Two Brass Camera Lucida, the first mounted on an adjustable brass rod with lenses and prism mounted on a damascened table clamp, ht. in lowered position 12 in., together with a handheld brass tube with mount for lens and stored in an oval brass box with lid. $100-200

278. Group of Edison Storage Battery Co. Ephemera, from Walter H. Bancroft, photographic group portrait titled “First Annual Outing Edison Storage Battery Co. Guards & Ben. Asso’n., Greenville, N.J. Sept. 19th 1914,” 11 x 14; photographic group company portrait dated 1921, showing fifty-three employees, including Edison in the foreground and Bancroft in the third row, (rolled and cracked), with separate key, (folded); six photographs related to the company and two typewritten letters to employee W.H. Bancroft, dated 1929, requesting a copy of his photograph for forthcoming publication of Handbook of Electrical Engineers; copies of two patents for improvements in batteries granted to Bancroft and Bancroft and Bruce Ford in 1926 and 1932 respectively; and a group of mimeographed papers, including resume of Walter H. Bancroft, manager of Department of Special Developments (Experimental) at Edison Electric Storage Battery Co., Philadelphia, from 1922-1930. Note: Founded in 1901 to develop, manufacture, and sell Thomas Edison’s alkaline storage battery, the company produced batteries for mining, lighting, signaling, and other uses, before it merged with Thomas A. Edison in 1932. $600-800

278A. Group of Papers Relating to the Hay and Bancroft Families of Reading, Massachusetts, including a letter from John M. Bancroft, dated 1908, on Hammond Typewriter Co. headed paper, advertisement for a universal coupling for steam vessels patd. by Samuel L. Hay in 1858, letters and illustrations discussing Bancroft ancestry, copies of surveyor’s drawings of Reading, and a group of Bancroft’s share certificates in companies including Woodbury Patent Planing Machine Co. Note: See previous lot. $200-300

277. Brass Camera Lucida by Kleinod, Paris, with table clamp marked Kleinod, 2 Rue de la Parcheminerie, Paris, adjustable shades and prism in a leather box with three additional magnifiers, lg. 10 in. $100-200

279. Detroit Key Machine, the machine with hand- or belt-powered cutting wheel, sliding bed with key blank and sample key holders, indexing pointer with cast iron frame, all on a walnut base, ht. 6 1/2, wd. 8 3/4, dp. 4 3/4 in. $100-150


280. Portable Barograph by Jules Richard, Paris, the hinged leather case with glazed viewing window opens to the mechanical elements enclosed within a nickel cover marked with maker’s name, paper rolls and stylus, fitted hardwood box with compartment for charting paper and ink bottle, instrument size, 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. $400-600

285. Six Measuring and Drafting Instruments by Various Makers, including a brass inclinometer, lg. 9 1/4, navigational level marked Heath Navigational, Ltd London. S.E. 9, two parallel rules, one marked Lund’s Rule, the other Negretti & Zambra, London, a drafting roll and a boxed brass and steel inside-outside caliper marked Troughton & Simms, London, lg. 14 in. $300-400

281. Barograph by Thomas Armstrong & Bro., Manchester, No. 1778, ebonized wooden frame and beveled glass case with 5 in. dia. brass drum with paper recording scale, central thermometer calibrated in Fahrenheit and Celsius, barometer components and cut glass ink bottle mounted on a brass plate with maker’s plaque, lg. 16 3/4, ht. 10 1/4 in. $600-800

286. Circle Dividing Apparatus by Kern-Aarau, Switzerland, comprised of an 8 in. dia. bottom plate with external and internal divisions, the alidade with vernier which revolves at the center and alidade arm with hand wheel, marked with maker’s name, instruction manual, and hardwood carrying case.

282. Walnut-Cased Barograph by Richard Freres, Paris, with 6 1/4 in. high barometric recording drum, ivorine scale thermometer calibrated in Celsius and Reamur and barometer mounted on a brass plate stamped with maker’s name, carrying handle and maker’s name plate at the top of box, lg. 15 1/2, ht. 19 in. $600-800

283. Brass Demonstration Gyroscope by Griffin, London, the turned base with engraved maker’s name and origin supports a yoke and gimbal with solid revolving wheel and counterbalance, ht. 8 1/2 in. $300-500

284. Walnut Joiner’s Caliper by T.R. Hoyt, Jr., and a Wine Wantage Rule, the caliper and sliding arm calibrated for specific use and stamped T.R. Hoyt, Jr. 183(?)9, both arms capped with brass, lg. 36, arm lg. 21 3/4, the wine wantage rule with brass cap and scales on three sides, lg. 47 1/2 in. $200-400

Note: This instrument is used for the “rapid division of any circle from 50 to 620 mm in diameter into any number of equal parts or for tracing out radii in a circle.” $50-100

287. Boxed Set of Drafting Instruments, including a 13 1/2 in. brass and steel divider, compass, and other instruments, in a feltlined walnut box, lg. 15 in. $300-500

288. Brass Protractor by Heath & Company, London, with a 6 1/2 in. dia. circle with three spokes, one marked with maker’s name, inset silver scale calibrated 0-180 to two quadrants, vernier scales with thumbscrew adjustment, and attached brass rules, all in a fitted mahogany box, lg. 19 3/4 in. $100-150

289. Rolling Rule by J. White in Mahogany Case, Glasgow, lg. 18 in. $50-100



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290. Student Cased Set of Bone and Steel Drafting Instruments, including dividers, compasses of varying sizes, and ruling pen in a fitted walnut case, 6 x 8 in. $100-150

291. Architect Cased Set of Drafting Instruments, the three-tier case with first, an assortment of drafting tools including numerous compasses of varying sizes, bone-handled ruling pens and beam compass components, the second with six bone calibrated scales of 6 and 3 in. size, most marked G. W. Strawson 15 Percy St Tottenham CT RD and Walter Morrish St Nicholas Cardiff, hinged parallel rules, fourteen containers of labeled paint colors with brushes and the last layer, six scales marked as above and two calibrated ebony and bone rules with knurled wheels, all in a feltlined brass-bound burl walnut case, lg. 14 3/8, dp. 6 1/2, ht. 4 5/8 in. $2,000-3,000


292. Two Brass Radial Arm Protractors by Lawes Rabjohns Ltd., London, the first, a 5 3/4 in. dia. full circle with three spokes and calibrated 0-360 in two directions, the last a 3 in. radius half circle calibrated 0-180 in two directions, both with radial arms, vernier and stamped maker’s name and in felt-lined boxes. $200-300

293. Brass, Steel, and Oak Beam Compass by S. J. Gurney, adjustable brass slides with knurled thumbscrews and sharpened steel pointers running on an oak beam stamped at both ends S. J. Gurney, used to measure and transfer larger dimensions than a traditional compass, lg. 33 in. $200-300

294. Six-Draw Silvered Pocket Spyglass by Cary, London, engraved with maker’s name on the ocular draw, each draw with neatly turned knurled edge, all in a fitted leather-covered, silk-lined wooden case, dia. 2 3/8 in. $200-300 295. Brass Sector by E. Culpeper, London, calibrated scales on both sides and marked Hour, Cho, Lin, Sec, Sin, and Tan and E. Culpeper Fecit at the hinged end, lg. 6 1/4 in. $600-900 296. Ivory Sector and Parallel Rule, both approx. 6 in. $200-300

Astronomy & Timekeeping 297. 24-inch Brass Astrolabe, the engraved mater with limb marked in degrees, the tympanum with circles of altitude and azimuth, rotating plate and alidade with pinnule sights, back side engraved with calendar around the perimeter and scales for angle measurement suspended by a brass ring on a 3/4 circle throne. $2,000-4,000


298. Reproduction Bronze Astrolabe by Iver C. Weilbach & Company, Copenhagen, of half moon shape with calibrated scale, pivoted alidade and peep sight, the reverse cast with maker’s name and origin and the front marked Nautisk Ustrolab Unno 1600, ht. 13 in. $300-500

299. Two Contemporary Brass Astrolabes, both in brass with nickel and copper alidades and components, dia. 3 7/8 and 2 in. $150-200

300. Replica of a Geometric and Military Compass by Galileo, 10 in. hinged rule with decorative engraving and numerous scales on the front and back, quadrant section with dual scales and adjustable attachment leaf-engraved thumbscrews. $600-800

301. 10-inch Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial by W. & S. Jones, Holborn, London, England, c. 1790, two concentric brass rings folding flat when not in use, a meridian ring with N and S flanking the zero line on the latitude scale and calibrated 0-90, the reverse calibrated 0-90, the equinoctial ring is engraved with Roman numeral hours and Arabic minutes on the front surface and inside edge, the reverse inscribed with maker’s inscription W & S. Jones, Holborn. London, the central bridging bar with sliding peephole is engraved with the months on one side, declination scale and signs of the Zodiac on the other, all suspended by a brass ring. Literature: Gloria Clifton, Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers, 1550-1851, pp. 154-155. $5,000-7,000


302. 2 3/4-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial, hinged meridian ring with latitude scale, equinoctial ring with Roman numerals and hatch index on inner edge, bridge bar with peep sight, calendar, and signs of the Zodiac. $600-800




303. Two Brass Ring Dials, with calibrated inner edges, suspension rings, the smaller marked on edge Set Me Right-Use Me Well-I Time Will Tell, 1 7/8 and 1 1/4 in. dia. $200-300

304. 2 1/2-inch Brass Universal Equinoctial Ring Dial, meridian ring with latitude scale, equinoctial ring with Roman numerals and index marks on inner edge, bridge bar with peep sight, signs of the Zodiac, and calendar markings. $400-600

305. Brass Horizontal Sundial by Deluret, Paris, the lacquered brass plate with 3 5/8 in. dia. revolving round dial with Roman numerals and applied compass with quadrant directions, fourpoint rose, blued steel hand, and hinged gnomon with stylized bird pointer to scale calibrated 40-60, the square plate engraved Deluret, Paris and calibrated 0-90 twice, with Declinaison du Mid... and Decline son du mid a loccident, pierced spandrels and four adjustable feet, 4 5/8 in. square. $1,000-1,500



306. Brass Inclined Plate Dial by Bradford, London, three leveling screws support a round base and silvered dial compass with degree scale in four quadrants, directions, eight-point rose, two spirit levels, steel needle, and a hinged gnomon and pierced hour scale with Roman numerals engraved Bradford 136 Minories London set against a hinged latitude scale calibrated 0-60, dia. of base and ht. 4 1/4 in. Note: Isaac Bradford is listed at this address in the first quarter of the 19th century as “Mathematical and Optical Instrument Maker,� see Gloria Clifton, Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers, 1550-1851, p. 37. $1,500-2,500

307. Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial by Harris, London, silvered hinged hour circle with Roman numerals, hinged brass rod supports the bar gnomon, silvered latitude arc calibrated 090, the base with 1 5/8 in. dia. silvered dial compass marked Harris 162 Fenchurch St. London, direction markings and fourpoint rose, blued steel needle and keeper, two spirit levels, three adjustable feet, and mahogany box with printed equation of timetable under the lid, max. ht. 3 3/8 in. $800-1,200




308. Brass Universal Dial by Elliot Brothers Ltd., London, with folding silvered hour ring with maker’s name, dual set of Roman numerals and calibrated on inner edge, bar gnomon, latitude sector, compass with steel pointer and brass lock, two spirit levels, and adjustable leveling screws, dia. approx. 4 in. $400-600

313. Brass Equinoctial Dial by A. Vogler, Germany, the eight-sided base with floral and scroll decoration, folding hour ring, latitude scale, needle gnomon, plum bob, and inset compass with steel pointer, engraved on the back with latitudes of four cities and And. Vogl., 2 3/4 in. dia. $600-800

309. Brass Universal Equinoctial Sundial, hinged hour circle with Roman numerals, latitude arc engraved 0-75, needle gnomon, 3 in. dia. silvered compass dial with directional markings and blued steel hand, all in a hinged mahogany case, 4 1/2 in. square case. $400-600

314. Wooden Polyhedral Sundial by D. Beringer, oak block with five engraved paper plates, the Northern face marked D. Beringer, the top, Northern and Southern face with Roman chapter and garlands, the Eastern face with plumb bob, Roman numerals and two figures, the West with Roman chapter and figures, all faces with brass gnomons, adjustable angled turned hardwood mount, the base with garland decorated paper and inset 1 1/4 in. dia. compass, ht. 7 1/4 in. $1,500-2,000

310. Brass Equinoctial Dial by Moreau, Paris, octagonal base plate engraved Moreau Rue de Seine 16 Paris and city latitudes Lisbonne-38, Berlin-52, Venise-45, Paris-49, Londres-51, St. Petersburg-59, hinged and calibrated latitude scale, pin gnomon, and half moon hour dial with Roman numerals, wd. 3 1/4 in. $75-125

311. Silver Equinoctial Dial by Don Diego, Guadalax, Mexico, dated 1632, hinged components include an engraved hour ring with Roman numerals, pin gnomon, latitude scale calibrated 0-90, plumb bob and holder, on an octagonal base with 2 3/4 in. dia. compass calibrated in four quadrants 0-90 and directions in Spanish, the reverse marked Por Don Diego de Guadalax en Mexico ano de 1632 and twenty-eight latitudes of the region, all in a felt-lined walnut box, dial wd. 3 in. $3,000-4,000

312. Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial, eight-sided brass Augsburgtype dial with folding hour ring, latitude scale, and needle gnomon with compass and latitude indications engraved on the reverse in a fitted silk-lined case, dia. 2 1/4 in. $500-800 312







315. Wooden and Paper Diptych Pocket Sundial, Germany, with latitudes of major cities printed on the lid opening to reveal a central compass with tricolored card, printed dials with Arabic numerals and string gnomon, 3 1/4 x 1 7/8 in. $300-500

316. Two German Fruitwood Pocket Sundials, the first with printed paper on lid with latitudes listed for major cities in America, England, Spain, France, Italy, and Germany opening to the printed and colored dial with hour ring, compass, and inscription Negelein at Nuremberg in Bavaria, 3 1/8 x 2; the second with incised decoration opening to an Arabic numeral dial and central compass with paper card, 2 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. $300-500

317. Ivory Diptych Sundial by Lienhart Miler, Nuremburg, Germany, dated 1613, black and red coloring, the cover wind rose with sixteen directions labeled in German, sun face at center and foliate decoration (lacking wind vane), inside a pin gnomon dial labeled Quantits Diei with zodiacal symbols, inner compass bowl with faint fleur-de-lis, cardinal directions labeled SEPT, ORIE, MERI, OCCI, and sun and moon decoration and marked Lienhart Miler 1618, on the reverse a German lunar volvelle with central brass disc, scales 1-12 twice, outer ring calibrated 1-29 with faint maker’s mark near hinge, all on small brass feet, 3 5/8 x 2 3/16 in. Literature: Steven A. Lloyd, Ivory Diptych Sundials, 1570-1750, pp. 65-66, 68. $3,000-5,000

318. Miniature Ivory Diptych Sundial, with floral decorated lid opening to reveal similar decoration and a central compass with hour dial in Arabic numerals, 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. $300-400

319. Wooden Chinese Geomancer’s Compass, a compass dial and needle at the center with concentric rings of painted and lacquered Chinese characters in black and red, dia. 8 5/16 in. $200-300

320. Two Vertical Sundials, the brass example for latitude 41 degrees, 30 minutes, with hinged sights, silvered month scale with sliding indicator, applied plates marked Hours Before Noon and Hours After Noon and a stamped Equation of Time Chart on the reverse, 6 3/4 x 4 3/8; the other in aluminum stamped G.E.R. and Lat. 41, with calendar and hour scales in Arabic numerals, 5 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. $300-500 321. Cast Brass Horizontal Sundial, late 19th century, the Arabic numeral dial with raised scrollwork spandrels on a matted ground, decorated gnomon with hanging plumb bob and four adjustable feet with thumbscrews, ht. 4, 5 3/8 in. square. $400-600 322. Silvered Brass Pocket Sundial and Compass, 2 1/14 in. dia. dial with latitudes of major cities engraved around the perimeter, central copper compass with cardinal points in block lettering and horizontal ring calibrated 0-360 degrees, folding hour ring, latitude scale, and needle gnomon, protective cover and carrying handle. $400-600 323. “Chiromagica” or “The Hand of Fate” No. 3 Game, McLoughlin Bros., New York, c. 1900, the cardboard cover depicting a wizard holding an hourglass and a wand amidst a variety of scientific instruments including a globe and telescope titled Chiromagica or the Hand of Fate No. 3, inside a wooden game board with color printed series of thirty-two answers around a Mylar opening with instructions stating in part: place the question card exactly on this disk, placing the question at the top...the hand will move in a quizzical manner, and in a few minutes stop, and give the correct answer, enclosed pointer hand, and a separate 4 3/8 in. dia. printed card with questions, 12 1/4 in. square. $250-350

Globes 324. Two 20th Century Table Globes, 12 in. Webber Costello terrestrial globe with Time Tested School Supplies label and pasted label Terrestrial Globe, J.L. Hammett Co., Boston, Cambridge, Newark, polar hour ring, bronzed metal mount and balusterturned wood tripod base with inswept feet, ht. 22, (dirt and minor losses); and a 6 in. globe, with calibrated full meridian, on circular nickel-plated base, ht. 12 in., (abrasions). $75-125

325 with details

325. Magnificent Pair of 18-inch Newton Library Globes, the terrestrial with cartouche Newton’s New & Improved Terrestrial Globe, Accurately Delineated From the Observations of the Most Esteemed Navigators and Travellers to the Present Time. Manufactured by Newton & Son, 66 Chancery Lane, London. Published 1st January 1867, made up of twelve engraved paper gores on plaster sphere, with continents lightly shaded, countries outlined, coasts hatched and colored, densely labeled with major towns, rivers, lakes, mountain ranges and deserts, North America divided into states and territories, California shown as a peninsula, Northern California labeled New California, the Russian Empire spanning Europe and Asia, the oceans marked with the tracks and dates of various expeditions including the three voyages of Cook, Biscoe, and Gore, Clerke’s voyage on the Resolution additionally marked with sightings of fauna in the North Pacific Ocean, the names of Pacific islands and the dates of their discovery labeled, the Antarctic labeled with observations of ice during Biscoe’s 1831 expedition, the Equator or Equinoctial Line calibrated in degrees, hours, and fractions, the Ecliptic by days of the month and Zodiacal signs, with Improved Analemma, and Meridian passing through Greenwich; the celestial with cartouche Newton’s New and Improved Celestial Globe, On Which All the Stars, Nebulae, Ascensions & Declinations, Having Been Recalculated in the Year 1830 by W. Newton, Manufactured by Newton & Son, 66 Chancery Lane, London & 3 Fleet St., Temple Bar. Engraved by T. Starling, Temple Bar, made up of twelve gores depicting the constellations as mythical figures, beasts, heraldic emblems, and instruments of science and navigation, to magnitudes of the fifth degree, nebulae, and clusters, the gores lightly shaded, labeled in Latin with explanations in English, the Equinoctial calibrated in days, hours, and degrees, the Ecliptic in days of the month and Zodiacal sigils, the colures Aequinoctiorum and Solsistorium in degrees 0-90 though four quadrants, illustrating the Arctic and Antarctic Circles, the Circles of Perpetual Apparition and Occultation at London, and the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn with explanation “The Tropical lines are here represented in compliance with custom, although unnecessary upon the Celestial Globe, the Tropics being circles generated upon the Earth’s surface by the vertical sun at the time of the Solstices”; both globes with polished brass polar rings twice calibrated in hours, and full meridian rings divided 0-90 degrees through four quadrants, paper horizon circles credited Newton and Son, 66 Chancery Lane, London, showing Amplitude and Azimuth, the compass points, equinoxes, Gregorian and Zodiacal calendars, edged with black Greek key motif and red-painted rim, on matching Renaissance Revival carved walnut tripod stands with lion’s paw feet joined by turned stretchers supporting 6 3/4 in. dia. compasses with engraved paper cards of Newton & Son, Chancery Lane, London, ht. approx. 43 x dia. 24 in., (professionally conserved by Green Dragon Bindery, both horizon rings with splits and old foxing). Provenance: By descent from William L. Clements (1861-1934), founder of the Clements Library and Regent of the University of Michigan, industrialist, and rare book collector who purchased the globes early in the 20th century. $30,000-40,000

327. 12-inch Lunar Globe by Rand McNally, Chicago, c. 1970, twelve gores with craters in gray tones on a cream-colored background, Mylar meridian ring and base, ht. 14 1/2 in. $100-150

328. 6-inch Ernst Schotte & Co. Celestial Globe, Berlin, twentyfour gores with cream-colored background, blue mythological depictions of the constellations and black lettering on a metal sphere, two calottes laid on the celestial poles, cartouche reading: Berlin, Geor. artist. Anstalt von Ernst Schotte & Co., engraved brass meridian calibrated 0-90-0, brass equatorial calibrated in degrees within a knurled ring, on an iron base, ht. 8 1/4 in. $400-600


326. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe on Stand by George F. Cram Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, twelve printed gores on a metal sphere, analemma, patinated brass full meridian, metal hour circle, printed horizon band on a turned wooden ring with calendar, signs of the Zodiac, and seasons, on a walnut base with turned and fluted legs, ht. 32 in. $300-500


329. 12-inch Lunar Globe, scale 1:10 400 000, made up of twelve photographic printed gores showing the terrain recorded by automatic planetary station Lunik 3 in October 1959, the unrecorded areas left blank, labeled in red and black, showing the point of impact of Soviet moon rocket Lunik 2 on September 13, 1959, lunar mares and craters, in calibrated half-meridian, on wood base, ht. 19 in. Printed explanation: “The map material was prepared by the Central Research Institute of Geodesy. Aerial Photography and Cartography together with the Shternberg State Astronomic Institute of the U.S.S.R. All the names shown have been adopted by the International Astronomic Union, The names of those formations not visible from the Earth are printed in red.� $200-300



330. Iron and Brass Tellurium, with 6 in. dia. globe by C. F. Weber, Chicago, twelve lithographed gores laid on a wooden sphere, cartouche marked 6 Inch Globe C. F. Weber, Chicago, ILL., engraved brass meridian ring, iron stenciled pointer, all on a decorative cast iron base with remains of printed paper calendar, ht. 9 in. $1,000-1,500

331. Parks and Hadley Patent Orrery, 3 in. terrestrial globe with twelve gores, brass pointer, cartouche in the lower portion of the Indian Ocean reading: Terrestrial Globe Carefully Compiled from the Best Authorities, George Philip & Son, Ltd., London. Made in Germany, on a geared stand revolving around a 9 1/2 in. dia. brass calendar ring with geared perimeter, raised lettering for the months, seasons, compass points, and the inscription Parkes and Hadley’s Patent Orrery, all on a cast brass base, ht. 9 in. $1,500-2,000

332. 20-inch Terrestrial Library Globe by Joseph Schedler, New York, c. 1870, eighteen paper gores laid on metal, continents in beige, oceans in blue, the UK, Canada, and India outlined in red, cartouche states: J. Schedler’s Terrestrial Globe, 20 Inches Diameter, Scale 1:25,000,000, also stating in part: Containing the Lines of Oceanic Steam Communication and Overland Routes of Great Aerial and Submarine Telegraphs, Principle Routes of Sailing Vessels..., calibrated iron meridian ring with brass hour circle, cast iron horizon band with scrollwork border and applied prints of sailing vessels, stars, and scrolls, all on a turned three-leg stand with cross-stretchers, ht. approx. 30, wd. 28 in. $2,000-4,000

333. 12-inch Table Globe by Carey, London, twelve paper gores with continents outlined and in various colors, circle cartouche reads: Cary’s New Terrestrial Globe Delineated From the best Authorities extant; Exhibiting the late Discoveries towards the North Pole, and every improvement in Geography to the Present Time, London, Alaska labeled “Russian America,” the American southwest labeled “Mexico,” and California depicted as a long peninsula, analemma in the Pacific, brass meridian ring and hour circle, paper-on-wood horizon band with calendar and signs of the Zodiac, all on an ebonized four-legged stand with crossstretchers, ht. approx. 17 1/2, wd. 17 in. $2,000-3,000 334. 10-inch Terrestrial Globe by H. B. Nims & Company, Troy, New York, with countries and states highlighted with pink, green, blue, and yellow, cartouche reading 10 Inch Terrestrial Globe Compiled from the best Authorities H. B. Nims & Co. Troy, New York, an Analemma Showing the Declination of the Sun, calibrated meridian ring with pointer at the pole, paper-on-wood horizon band with calendar and signs of the Zodiac, all on a three-legged cast iron frame and cradle, ht. approx. 15 1/2, wd. 13 in. $3,000-4,000 335. 12-inch Celestial Table Globe by Thomas Harris & Son, retailed by J. Lynch & Son, Dublin, the twelve engraved and hand-colored gores laid on a wooden sphere with cartouche reading A New Celestial Globe, on which is laid down all the Stars & Nebulae contained in the catalogues of the most celebrated Astronomers, the whole adapted to the year 1820, by Thomas Harris & Son, Opticians and Globe Makers to His Majesty, and the overpaste Sold by J. Lynch & Son, Dublin, the constellations labeled and represented as stylized mythological figures, beasts and instruments of science, brass meridian ring and hour circle, engraved and printed horizon band on wood with calendar and signs of the Zodiac, all on a four-legged stand with “X”-form cross-stretcher, ht. approx. 18, wd. 17 1/4 in. $3,000-4,000

336 with detail

336. Pair of 12-inch Regency Library Globes by Newton, the terrestrial with circular cartouche (part of text missing): Newton’s New and Improved Terrestrial Globe, On Which the Most Recent Discoveries Are Laid Down from the Accurate Observations of Capt. Cook, Vancouver... & Other Modern Navigators. I. & W. Newton, 97 Chancery Lane, London, 1810, made up of twelve engraved gores on plaster sphere, with continents lightly shaded, countries outlined in faded green, coasts hatched and colored, North America divided into territories and states, Massachusetts Bay colony marked, New England shown as a single region, Louisiana as a territory, the Pacific Coast labeled “New Albion,” and California as a peninsula, Indian Villages and Snake Indians labeled in the West and Northwest, Northwest Africa labeled Barbary and Zahara or Great Desert, East Africa as Nubia, tracts of Central Asia labeled Mongul’s Tartary and Chinese Tartary, Australia as New Holland, and Tazmania as Diemen’s Land, oceans marked with the tracks of Cook and other explorers, Sandwich Isles noted as the place “where the celebrated Captain Cook lost his life,” Longitude from London marked, Equinoctial calibrated twice 0-180 degrees, Ecliptic by days of the month and Zodiacal sigils, applied Analemma, the Meridian passing through Greenwich; the celestial with cartouche bordered by clouds and putti: A New Celestial Globe, On which the Stars are Carefully Laid Down from the Accurate Observations of Mr. Flamstead & Dr. Hadley by Jn. Newton, 1801, made up of twelve engraved and lightly tinted gores laid to the celestial poles of plaster sphere, depicting the constellations as mythical figures, beasts, and instruments of science, labeled in Latin, stars shown to the seventh magnitude, the Equinoctial calibrated in degrees 0-360, the Ecliptic in days of the month and Zodiacal sigils, tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, and Arctic and Antarctic circles; both with brass polar rings, the celestial with northern ring only (the southern blank) calibrated I-XII-I twice, the celestial with both rings calibrated in this way, paper horizon rings with red-painted rims, illustrating the compass points and Gregorian and Zodiacal calendars, celestial ring with credit Published 1st July 1810 by I. & W. Newton, Chancery Lane, London, on matching baluster-turned mahogany tripod stands with slim tapering legs on acorn feet supporting compasses with 4 1/2 in. dia. engraved paper cards, ht. 34 3/4 in., (paper darkened, losses, flaking and re-tint, cracks on horizon rings, meridian rings re-lacquered, celestial stand refinished and compass glass cracked). $15,000-20,000


337. Pair of 3-inch Table Globes by Newton, the terrestrial with cartouche Newton’s (New) & Improved Terrestrial Globe, Published by Newton & Son, 66 Chancery Lane, London, made up of twelve gores on a plaster sphere, continents tinted yellow, oceans darker, Europe and South American outlined in red, coasts hatched, North America divided into states and territories, California shown as a peninsula, Australia named, the Russian Empire spanning Europe and Asia, Meridian of London passing through Greenwich, the oceans marked with the tracks of Cook, Clark, and Gore, and Cook’s death in 1779, the Elliptic and Equinoctial calibrated in degrees with Arabic numerals, Longitude East and West marked; the celestial with cartouche Newton’s Improved Pocket Celestial Globe, made up of twelve engraved gores on plaster sphere, depicting the constellations as mythical figures, beasts, and scientific instruments, the Elliptic and Equinoctial calibrated degrees 0-360, the horizon band in days of the month and Zodiacal signs, vertical lines marking the North and South declination, celestial latitudes, and colures Equinoculus and Solstistorium; both with full brass meridian rings divided 0-90 degrees through four quadrants, manuscript horizon rings calibrated for the Gregorian and Zodiacal calendars, and maple stands with turned legs joined by stretchers, ht. 4 1/2, in Plexiglas cases ht. 7 in. $8,000-12,000

Celestial Navigation 339. Hardwood Instrument Maker’s Trade Sign, 20th century, the four-board sign with red and gilt molded edge, black background, gilt and red letters reading Jos Willan. Boston. Est. 1851, applied depiction of an octant and navigational dividers in wood with sheet copper overlay and marked on the cross frame with partial name Jos. Will and Instrument Maker, ht. 36, wd. 24 in. $400-600

338. Two Framed Prints of Scientific Instruments, the first of an Azimuth quadrant with blue, yellow, and salmon colors and titled Qvadrans Volubilis Azimuthalis, and one of an armillary sphere in blue and yellow titled Armillae Aeqvatoriae, each 20 1/4 x 15 1/4 in. $100-200




340. Wooden Octant Trade Sign, large ivory decorated octant with stylized index arm, sight, shades, and frame with whales and sailing ship, ht. 37, wd. 30 1/2 in. $500-800

341. Brass 7-inch Radius “Bell” Pattern Mark III Sextant by Heath & Company, New Eltham, London, silver inset scale and stamped below Heath & Co. Ltd. New Eltham, London, index arm with magnifier, vernier, and thumbscrew lock, horizon mirror, Heath’s Patent Definition Shade and 7 in. telescope with additional ocular and objectives, all in a mahogany box with brass plaque stating W.J.C. Robertson RN and “National Physical Laboratory Certificate of Examination” card. $600-800

342. 3-inch Brass Reflecting Circle by F. Wiggins & Sons, London, the brass circle with inset silver scale, anodized metal frame with three spokes and two index arms both with verniers, magnifier, and locking screws, engraved below the scale F. Wiggins & Sons, 10 Tower Hill, London. E., horizon mirror and brass tube telescope and crosshatched ebony handle, in a hinged mahogany box with vacant brass plaque on the lid. $600-800




343. Brass 7-inch Radius Sextant by Turnbull & Company, Edinburgh & Leith, with inset silver scale, index arm with magnifier, vernier adjustment, and locking screw, horizon mirror, sun shades, and 7 in. telescope with additional ocular and objectives in a wooden case with “National Physical Laboratory Certificate of Examination” card inside the lid. $800-1,200

344. 9-inch Radius Ebony Vernier Sextant by D. McGregor, Greenock, with bone scale divided 0-105, brass index arm with vernier, thumbscrew lock, and fine adjustment, mirror and colored filters, 3 3/8 in. brass tube monocular, bone maker’s plaque marked in block lettering D. McGregor. Greenock and in script J. Mckenzie Greenock, turned wooden handle. $500-800

345. Anodized Box Sextant by Potter, London, with silver scale, vernier adjusted by a knurled knob and magnifier, above the scale marked with maker’s name Potter, (illegible), London, removable knurled knob used as a tool to adjust the horizon mirror, filters and bayonet mount cover stamped 451, dia. cased 3 1/8, ht. 1 5/8 in. $400-600


348. 11-inch Radius Brass Sextant by H. Lambert, brass scale engraved H. Lambert and calibrated 0-120, sliding index arm with vernier divided 4 3/4 x 3 in., thumbscrew locking and fine adjustment, pinnula, mirror, shades, rod feet, ebony handle, and mahogany carrying case with printed label inside the lid marked J. Steele & Son, Navigation & Stationary Warehouse, No. 9 Duke’s Place, Liverpool. $2,000-3,000

349. 7 1/2-inch Radius Brass Sextant by Spencer & Company, London, polished brass oval pattern frame, brass limb with inlaid silver scale and engraved Spencer & Co. London, index arm with vernier adjustment and clamping thumbscrew, swivel arm magnifier, four square and three round shades, horizon mirror, 10 3/4 in. brass tube telescope, and ripple carved wooden handle, all in a fitted walnut keystone box. $1,000-1,500


346. Anodized Box Sextant and Chronograph, with silver scale and thumbscrew adjusted vernier, removable knurled knob for horizon mirror adjustment, sighting telescope, shades, and enameled dial, Swiss made chronograph marked Adams & Co. LTD., London, w.c., paper card inside screw-fit cover with Natural Tangents to a Base of 100, dia. 3 in. $400-600

347. Brass Box Sextant by G. Whitbread, London, with silver scale and vernier adjusted by a knurled knob, maker’s name and city engraved above scale, removable knob for adjustment of horizon mirror, telescope, shades, and screw-fit cover, dia. 2 7/8, ht. closed 1 1/4 in. $400-600


350. Brass 8 1/2-inch Radius Double Frame Bridge Sextant by Ramsden, London, dated 1800, straight bar pillar frame with inlaid gold scale divided 0-130 and signed Ramsden London, sliding index arm with vernier, thumbscrew lock, fine adjustment, and worm screw positioning of the index glass magnifier and engraved Samuel Landon AD 1800, 5 1/8 in. brass telescope, mirror, horizon glass, shades, brass rod feet, the base of the instrument stamped 1415, ebony handle, and fitted birch box. Note: This instrument is nearly identical to one by Jesse Ramsden (NAV1107) at the National Maritime Museum, London. $4,000-6,000

351. 6 1/2-inch Radius Sextant by Tamaya, Japan, No. 11404, with gray iron frame, geared index arm with thumbscrew adjustment, scale calibrated from 0-120 and marked Tamaya Co. LTD. No. 11404, horizon mirror, sun shades, and original carrying case with maker’s plaque. $200-300

352. 6 1/2-inch Radius Sextant by Tamaya, Japan, No. 41351, bar pattern frame, index arm with vernier, 4X40 sighting scope, horizon mirror, sun shades, and carrying case. $200-300


353. Brass 8-inch Radius Sextant by A. Harlimann, Paris, dated 1957, flat bar frame, inset silver scale with the radius marked A. Harlimann a Paris, 1957 and G. Lunti a Marseille and Marcechal Floriano, the index arm with micrometer thumbscrew adjustment and magnifier, sun shades, horizon mirror, and mahogany handle, all on brass rod feet. $200-300

354. Brass 7-inch Radius Sextant by H. Hughes & Son Ltd., London, the flat bar frame with inset silver scale engraved along the lower edge H. Hughes & Son Ltd. London, index arm with vernier, thumbscrew locking, and pivoted magnifier, mirror with back stamped Stella, sun shades, telescope, ebony and bone handle, all in a brass-bound mahogany box with The National Physical Laboratory Certificate of Examination dated 1915 inside the lid. $500-800


355. 8-inch Radius Brass Sextant by W. Gerrard, Liverpool, with inset silver scale and signed below W. Gerard(?), Liverpool, index arm with vernier, thumbscrew locking, and magnifier, sun shades, horizon mirror, ebonized handle, 7 in. brass telescope with additional eyepieces and sighting glass with 2 in. objective, all in a keystone walnut box with 4 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. printed label stating John Lilley & Son Nautical & Mathematical Instrument Manufacturers...London. $600-800

356. 4 1/4-inch Radius Miniature Sextant by Troughton & Simms, London, index arm with folding magnifier and thumbscrew micrometer vernier and locking screw, scale marked Troughton & Simms, London., silver scale calibrated 0-140, 4 1/4 in. screw-fit telescope sight, sunshades, horizon glass, and removable ebony handle, all in a compartmentalized mahogany box. $2,000-3,000


357. 2 5/8-inch Radius Miniature Brass Sextant by Dollond, London, with scale engraved 0-140, sliding index arm marked Dollond London with folding magnifier and thumbscrew lock, peep hole sight, mirror, shades, and folding mahogany handle, all in a felt-lined red leather case. $3,000-5,000

358. 3 1/2-inch Radius Miniature Brass Sextant by Rothwell, Manchester, the brass frame with damascened finish and engraved Rothwell, Manchester on the cross frame, silver scale calibrated from 0-130, manual adjustment index arm with silver scale, peep sight, index mirror, and horizon glass, screw-fit rosewood handle, and mahogany case. $2,000-3,000


359. 10-inch Radius Ebony Octant by H. Hughes, London, the brass index arm with thumbscrew vernier adjustment, inset ivory scale calibrated 0-105 and vacant maker’s boss, sun shades, mirror, and peep sight, all in a keystone-shaped mahogany box with 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. printed maker’s label inside the lid stating H. Hughes, Optical, Nautical & Mathematical Instrument Maker 59 Fenchurch Street, London. $600-800

360. 10-inch Radius Ebony Octant by Spencer Browning & Company, London, with brass sliding index arm, bone scale divided 0-105, vernier scale indexed 0-20, thumbscrew adjustment and lock, brass sighting pinnula, mirror, shades, maker’s plaque marked Spencer, Browning & Co., London, and mahogany carrying case with remains of printed label. $200-300

361. 12-inch Radius Ebony Octant by Steel and Goddard, London, with bone scale calibrated 0-95, brass sliding index arm with read-out and bone vernier, thumbscrew lock and fine adjustment, brass sighting pinnula, mirrors, and three shades on one mount, maker’s plaque on cross arm reads: Steel & Goddard 70 Cornhill London. see illustration p. 72 $300-500


362. 16-inch Radius Mahogany Octant, unknown maker, with bone scale divided 0-90, brass index arm and bone vernier scale divided 0-10, brass thumbscrew lock, brass sighting pinnula, mirror, magnifier, and shades, and unmarked bone maker’s plaque, all with hardwood carrying box. $800-1,200





364. 18-inch Ebony Octant Attributed to Thomas Biggs, New York, c. 1790, sliding brass index arm with engraved decoration, bone scale divided 0-90, vernier marked 10-5-15-10, the 0 denoted with three stars, thumbscrew lock, brass pinnula, magnifier, mirror, shades, and pine carrying case painted bottle green with a 9 x 7 1/4 in. printed maker’s label inside the lid reading: Tho(s). Biggs, Mathematical Instrument Maker, has removed from No. 32 W...ftreet to No. 8, Water-ftreet, 18 Doors(?) below the coffee-house, Where he continues carrying on the faid bufinefs in its various branches as ufual, Being the only perfon at present in this City that has ferved an apprenticeship to the faid branch, and having for a number of years carried on with the approval of his employers, and given the fulleft fatisfaction, he hopes for the favours of the public, and the attention of his former Cuftomers, being determined to observe the utmost care in performing their Work, and to execute it on the cheapeft terms. New-York, May 16, 1787. $2,500-3,500

364A. 16-inch Radius Mahogany Quadrant by Joseph Gaitskill, London, with bone scale marked 0-95, brass index arm engraved with a swan and floral scrolls, bone vernier marked 0-20, inset name plate engraved Made by Jos (h) Gaitskill, Wappin London, peep sight, horizon mirror, sun shades, and brass feet. $1,500-2,500


363. 17-inch Radius Mahogany Octant by George Adams, Fleet Street, London, with bone scale calibrated 0-90, index arm with brass read-out, locking thumbscrew and bone vernier with unmarked divisions, sighting pinnula, mirror magnifier, shades, and maker’s plaque on cross frame marked Made by G. Adams, Math.(l) Inft. (t) Maker to His Majesty. Fleet Street London. $2,000-3,000

365. Reproduction Cross Staff by Harriet Wynter, London, 1977, the boxwood staff marked with maker’s name, calibrations, Altitude, and Complement on all sides and inset plaque marked Made for Norman J. Mercer 1977, four vanes with decorative serpentine-shaped edges, all with stamped maker’s logo and winged brass thumbscrews in a green felt-lined, fitted pine case, lg. of staff 31 1/4 in. $500-800



366. Navigation Outfit, including an Aircraft Octant Mark III-Model 3 by Brandis & Sons, Inc., Brooklyn, New York, a brass cased Air Meter by I.P. Cutts, Sutton & Sons, Sheffield, with calibrated dials and a tin fan, nickel gimbaled fusee chronometer pocket watch with enameled dial marked JM French Royal Exchange London No. 1056, spring detent escapement and plates engraved with maker’s name, compass, eyepieces, instruction booklets, and plotting tools, in a dovetailed hardwood box, lg. 13, ht. 6, dp. 12 1/4 in. $600-800


Mechanical Music 367. Cylinder Musical Box with American Titles, No. 6612, playing eight popular airs including “Marching Through Georgia” and “Yankee Doodle,” in grained case with tune sheet, wd. 15, cylinder 4 1/2 in., (one treble tip bent). $250-350

368. Six-Air Cylinder Music Box on Stand, lever-wound movement with 14 in. cylinder and one-piece comb with zither attachment, stamped 45 and 950 on cylinder bridge playing six airs including “Here Comes the Bride,� mahogany veneered cabinet with musical theme inlay on lid and side carrying handles, all on a purpose-made stand with cross-stretcher, lg. 25, ht. on stand, 37, dp. 12 in. $800-1,200


369. Walnut Eight-Tune Cylinder Musical Box, dual spring movement with 15 in. cylinder, three-part comb, drum, castanet, six bells with butterfly strikers, and reed organ with eighteen levers, bedplate marked 29190, walnut veneered case with ebonized moldings, stringing, banded inlays, and complicated inlaid ovals of patterned wood and mother-of-pearl on the lid and front and brass carrying handles, lg. 32, dp. 20, ht. 15 1/2 in. $1,800-2,200

370. Mandoline Quator Expressive Six-Air Musical Box, playing operatic airs, with brass comb-guard engraved Six Airs, 16 1/2 pounces. Mandoline Quator Expressive, Accord Parfait, St. Croix (Suisse) and two-part inner lid with glazed scene, in rosewood veneered case, cylinder 17 1/2 x 3 1/2 in., Junod tune sheet illustrated No. 57 Bulleid. $10,000-12,000

371. Bremond Eight-Air Six-Bell Musical Box, No. 16665, carved mahogany case with tune sheet under the lid, 13 in. cylinder, two-part comb, six bells with fleur-de-lis strikers, logo stamped on govenor bridge and numbered on winding handle, lg. 27, dp. 14 3/4, ht. 8 1/4 in. $3,500-5,500


372. Paillard Interchangeable Six-Air Piccolo Musical Box, the nickel movement with four 11 in. cylinders, double spring coaxial set up to drive govenor mounted behind, zither and tune indicator in a walnut veneered and inlaid cabinet with a musical theme on the lid and cylinder storage drawer below, lg. 34 1/2, dp. 18, ht. 13 1/2 in. $6,000-8,000

373. F. Conchon Full Orchestral Flute Changeable Musical Box, Geneva, No. 8536, with one (of six) eight-air 17 in. cylinders, drum, six bells, castanet and reed organ with twenty-four levers, four-part comb with two dampers, signed by maker on tune selection indicator in rosewood veneered case with string inlay and inset brass cartouche and handwritten tune sheet under the lid, lg. 44, dp. 18, ht. 15 in. $5,000-7,000




374. Conchon or Bremond Mandoline Basse (Organocleide) Musical Box, No. 4328, 18 in. cylinder playing six airs including “Martha� overture, two-part comb on a gilt bedplate, walnut veneered cabinet with line and banded inlay, ebonized trim and tune sheet inside the lid as illustrated in Bulleid, No. 52, lg. 32, dp. 14, ht. 9 1/4 in. $8,000-12,000

375. Orphenion 16-inch Disc Musical Box, with nickel plated openworks mechanism, two pronounced alternate-strike bass combs (one mounted diagonally beneath the bedplate), principal and treble combs, speed control, walnut veneered case with corner pilasters, ormolu carrying handles, quarter-veneered lid and ebonized interior with incised gilt decoration and Orphenion name on inner lid, wd. 28 in., (case missing lock-plate); twelve discs, eleven zinc, one re-cut. $4,000-6,000

377 with detail

376. Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, No. 1130027, with short bedplate, double comb movement, and exposed sound board in a serpentine mahogany case, together with twelve discs. $4,500-6,500

377. Interchangeable Mandoline Musical Box by Allard, No. 6907 (indistinct), with four 16 1/2 in. six-air cylinders, two-part comb, zither attachment with engine-turned decoration, nickel plated double spring movement with safety check, tune indicator engraved in script Allard & Co., Manufacturers, Geneva, figured walnut veneered case with brass stringing and ebonized moldings and cylinder storage drawer, lg. 43, dp. 17 1/2, ht 13 3/4 in. $7,000-9,000

378. Expressive Orgue Full-Organ Musical Box by Paillard Vaucher Fils, with forty-three keys playing twelve mainly operatic airs by Verdi, Handel, Rossini, Donizetti, and others, circular lever-operated tune selector, foliate-engraved silvered tune indicator, double-handled lever, governor with adjustable springloaded brass weights, tune sheet, and rosewood-veneered case with inlaid front and lid, tulipwood banding, and Gothic revival carrying handles, wd. 23, cylinder 10 3/4 x 2 7/8 in., (cyphering). $5,000-8,000

379. L’Epee Four-Overture Musical Box, No. 16031 on lever and 23393 on bedplate, 12 3/4 x 3 1/8-in. cylinder and single comb playing overtures from Norma, Leonora, Somnambula and Rienzi, rosewood veneered case inlaid with brass on the lid and applied rosettes, lg. 22 1/4, dp. 9, ht. 7 in. Provenance: Purchased from Ruth Bornand in 1986. $12,000-15,000



380. Tremolo Expression Cylinder Musical Box by George Baker & Company, Geneva, Switzerland, playing eight airs, lever-wind single-comb movement with nickel zither attachment, gilt incised maker’s plaque inside case, tune card listing eight operatic and dance selections by Straus, Rossini and others, titled Tremolo Expression, rosewood veneered case with line and floral marquetry inlays, wd. 22, cylinder 13 in. $800-1,200


381. Paillard Sublime Harmony Interchangeable Musical Box, No. 2293, with three 13 in. cylinders, crank wind with spring beneath bedplate, two-part comb with two zither attachments, walnut veneered and carved cabinet with applied plaque inside the lid engraved No. 13, cylinder storage drawer below and brass carrying handles, lg. 31, dp. 16 1/4, ht. 17 1/4 in. $6,000-8,000

382. Timbres en Vue Cylinder Musical Box with American Tune, No. 88607 on the flat-top winding lever, playing eight lively airs including Leben und Lieben, La Traviata, Rigoletto, “Star Spangled Banner,” and “Up in a Balloon,” accompanied by nine optional engine-turned bells with finials and gilt bird strikers, with diamond-shaped tune sheet, in rosewood-veneered case with inlaid motifs of a classical profile motif on the front and pair of pelicans flanking an ebony crest on the lid, wd. 22 1/2, cylinder 13 in., (some worm damage underside lower edge on front). Note: A bell box of characteristic Bremond design, the program features the unusual addition of a patriotic American tune, possibly by request from the original owner. The heraldic pelicans on the lid may be a reference to the Louisiana state seal which features a “pelican in her piety,” originally a mediaeval allusion to the bird’s sacrifice of her own blood to feed her young, as seen on the flag of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. A comparable musical box by the same maker that included the Civil War tune “Stonewall Jackson” was sold at Skinner, Science & Technology, August 23, 2008, lot 870. $4,000-6,000 381

383. Cylinder Musical Box, No. 1348874, playing ten airs by Donizetti, Thomas, Verdi, Offenbach, Strauss, and others, with flat-topped lever, grained case with inlaid lid, and part of tune sheet, wd. 22, cylinder 13 in., (lid detached, missing extreme treble tooth). $400-600

384. Ten-Air Cylinder Musical Box, the nickel plated lever-wound movement with single comb, iron bedplate, color tune sheet listing ten airs, grain-painted case with faux banded veneer and central panel on lid with decorative leafage, wd. 16, cylinder 6 1/4 in. $200-400


385. Nickel Musical Box by Fred Zimbalist, in the form of an Art Deco radio opening to reveal a two-compartment jewelry box and Thorens musical box movement playing Faust Waltz and La Traviata, celluloid knobs and sound grill, dial marked Made in India, and four legs, ht. 5, wd. 7 3/4 in. $400-600

386. Nickel Plated Musical Box on Stand by Fred Zimbalist, the finely chased case with hinged lid opens to the Thorens movement playing six selections including the “Blue Danube Waltz,” “Mozart’s Drawing Room” and “Two Hearts in Waltz Time,” tune sheet on a matching stand with scalloped apron and cabriole legs, ht. 8 1/2, wd. 12 1/2 in. $600-800





387. Nickel Musical Box by Fred Zimbalist, in the form of a seashell with the lid opening to a single-compartment velour-lined jewelry box and Thorens musical box movement mounted behind a pierced floral grill, all on four scroll legs, ht. 4 1/2, wd. 8 in. $400-600

389. New Century Four-Comb 18 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, Style 412, No. 2286, with two barley-twist pressure bars, zither on one comb, speed control, and mahogany case with stepped lid and flame mahogany veneered interior panel, wd. 27 in., with twelve zinc discs. $6,000-8,000

388. Regina 15 1/2-inch Musical Box and Twenty-seven Discs, Style 11, No. 48110, with long bedplate, single comb, celluloid plaques, patd. dates to 1897, monochrome print, and mahogany case with mother-of-pearl inlay and ivorine pin-striping, wd. 21 in.; and twenty-seven original steel discs playing a selection of reveries, waltzes, cake walk tunes, and marches, including “United Confederate Veterans March,” “Washington Post,” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding March.” $800-1,200


390. Symphonion 18-inch Disc Musical Box, Symphonion Mfg. Co., New York, with carved mahogany cabinet inlaid on the front and the lid, monochrome print inside the lid, celluloid plaques and cards stating Symphonion No. 106, long bedplate and dual combs, (lacking disks and crank), lg. 27 1/2, dp. 21 1/2 in. $600-800


391 with detail

391. Hand-Cranked Berliner Gramophone, with 7 in. turntable, clamp, Clark-Johnson soundbox no. J8092, oak traveling arm on turned ebonized pillar, belt drive from celluloid crank-wheel to friction wheel, metal parts with original bronzed finish, oak base stamped E. Berliner Gramophone and patd. dates from 18871895, metal plaque of Berliner Gramophone Co., Philadelphia, PA., straight-flared black horn and leather elbow, base 9 1/2 x 15 1/2 in., (wear on bronzed finish, later soundbox), and Berliner 7 in. record No. 1731 She Never Did Anything Twice by Dan M. Quinn. Note: The first Berliner Gramophone manufactured in America, from late 1894. A smaller model, for 5 in. records, had been made in Germany as a toy from 1890. Literature: Fabrizio & Paul, The Talking Machine, An Illustrated Compendium 1877-1929, (Schiffer, 1997), p. 34. $8,000-12,000

391A. Disc Graphophone by the Columbia Phonograph Company, New York, oak case with turned quarter-columns and maker’s decal on front, 6 1/2 in. turntable, 10 in. arm and reproducer both with maker’s name, hand crank, and horn, 8 3/4 x 5 in. $800-1,200 392. Portable Phonograph, with compartmentalized oak box containing turntable, reproducer, Bakelite speaker, and crank, 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. $200-300 393. Mahogany Victrola by the Victor Talking Machine Company, Camden, New Jersey, Model VV-XVI, triple spring motor, reproducer marked Victor Improved Concert mahogany dome-top cabinet with hinged lid and Victrola decal, brass maker and retailer plaques, leaf carved corners, two sets of cabinet doors for record and component storage, printed license sticker on the back dated May 1912, on casters, ht. 49 in. $600-900



394. Two Victor Type VV-IV Phonographs, one mahogany, the other oak, with Exhibition soundboxes, (oak lacking crank). $400-600 395. Edison Standard Phonograph, serial #S192399, green finish oak case with dome lid, front surface stenciled Edison Standard Phonograph, iron bedplate with maker’s plaque and signed Trade Mark Thomas A. Edison, Model C reproducer and winding crank together with a ribbed and floral-decorated horn, base 12 x 9 in. $300-500 396. Edison Model B Home Phonograph, H201563, oak case stenciled Edison Home Phonograph with domed lid, single spring, iron bedplate with maker’s plaque, gilt lining and signed Trade Mark Thomas A. Edison, straight horn and crane mount, model C reproducer, crank and approximately thirty-six brown and black wax cylinders, base 16 1/2 x 9 in. $400-600

397. Four Edison-Related Publications, Edison Works Monthly employees’ newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 3, November 1912, with articles on construction of Edison phonographs and educational uses for Edison perforated film; “The Ironclad Exide Battery for Storage Battery Locomotives” Bulletin No. 146 of the Electric Storage Battery Co., May 1914; National Education Association Joint-Committee Series Monograph III The Edison Alkaline Storage Battery, 1919, with colored frontispiece, line drawings, photographic reproductions, graphs and diagrams, stamped Walter H. Bancroft; W.H. Meadowcroft Edison and his Storage Battery, 1928. $400-600 398. Tanzbar Mechanical Accordion, Germany, rosewood veneered case with fretted sound vents, leather strap handles at each end, decorated paper-over-leather bellows, and iron lever on one end, which when compressed, supplies power to the internal mechanism driving the 2 3/4 in. long punched paper roll providing a mechanically produced melody while the player opens and compresses the bellows, six extra paper rolls included in the lot, lg. closed 14 in. $600-800



399. Five Novelty Musical Boxes, Switzerland and Germany, including a carved and painted sailor which plays music when the head and attached corkscrew is removed from the body, a wooden box with hand-cranked musical box and lithographed picture of three children at the well, two wooden treasure chest musical boxes with 28-tooth combs and an ivorine six-sided sewing cabinet which when activated, music plays and the doors open to reveal display pockets. $300-400

400. Royal Doulton Musical Toby Jug, modeled as Old King Cole, regd. no. 832354, the base containing single-air 36-note Thorens movement activated when the jug is lifted, ht. 5 1/2 in. $200-300

401. Two Musical Toys, a German picture automaton of three (of four) dancing cats, 8 1/4 x 10 1/2; and a musical Ravca organ grinder doll, ht. 14 in., (both in need of restoration). $300-400

402. Musical Box with Automata by Matthes, Germany, the painted stage with lithographed background and maker’s label on the bottom, supports three girls and two boys in period costumes and bisque heads impressed Germany 70_12, turning the hand crank and starting the music, the three girls on center stage twirl and dance in a circle as the two boys join in the festivity dancing on the side, ht. 13 1/2 x wd. 15 in. $1,000-1,500



403. Clockwork Black Gentleman “Nodder” Automaton, dressed in original velvet waistcoat, red vest, yellow tie, striped trousers, and felt hat, the key-wound movement makes the gentleman’s head nod back and forth while the weighted jaw opens and closes, mounted on a wooden stand, ht. 22 1/4 in. $1,500-2,500

405. Singing Bird Music Box Automaton, attributed to Griesbaum, with going barrel movement, bird with yellow, blue, and green plumage, moving head, beak, wings, and tail in an enameled case with pastoral scene with figures, sheep, and marked on the bottom Tiffany & Co., (lacking a key), wd. 4 in. $2,000-3,000

404. Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton, with going barrel movement, bird with green, red, and black plumage, moving perch, wings, and beak, in sterling silver repoussé case and lid, pierced stage and marked on the bottom Made in Germany, Ken. D and Sterling, (lacking key), wd. 4 in. $800-1,200

406. Silver and Parcel-gilt Egg by Stuart A. Devlin, London, the exterior with stylized sails on a choppy sea and marked SD and 86 on the bottom, the interior with three sailboats racing, all in a fitted leather box inscribed in gilt Designed and Made by Stuart A. Devlin, London, ht. 2 3/4 in. $300-500





407. Gold-filled Musical Watch Fob, Switzerland, late 19th century, the serpentine-shaped case with scrolls and leafy decoration, stem wind, and 12-tooth single-comb musical box marked Made in Switzerland, approximately 1 x 7/8 in. $300-500

408. Silver Musical Watch Fob, in the form of a fluted basket with domed lid and classical urn, key-wound movement with bust at the bottom for sealing wax, ht. 2 in. $1,000-1,500

409. 14kt Musical Anniversary Watch Fob, Switzerland, the rectangular shaped box with inset winding stem, engraved calendar of September 1931 with small diamond marking 27th of September, and single-comb musical box, approx. 15/16 x 5/8 in. $300-500


412. Nikon Model F 35 mm Camera, #6442445 with Nikkor-S f/1.4 58 mm lens, hood, and leather case. Note: This camera was owned and used by Theodore Miller Edison, West Orange, New Jersey. Theodore Edison was the youngest son of Thomas Edison. $400-600

413. Leicaflex SLR 35 mm Camera and Five Leitz Lenses, Germany, the camera marked Leitz Wetzlar Germany and 1258728, together with five bayonet-fit Leitz lenses, 50 mm, 1:2, 90 mm, 1:2.8, 135 mm, 1:2.8, and 180 mm, 1:2.8, polarizing filters and cases. $1,000-1,500

414. Leica M3 No. 707090, with Summicron f/5 cm 1:2 lens, light meter and leather case. $600-800

Cameras 410. View Camera Manufactured by AGEA ANSCO Corporation, Binghamton, New York, with Aerostigmat f/5.0, 307 mm lens, carrying case and nine film holders. $600-800

411. Mahogany View Camera, with Duplex lens, patent date Nov. 22, 1886, and brass tube marked R.& J. Beck, No. 2391 W. H. Walmsley & Co. with F-stop adjustment, leather carrying case, together with a black and white panoramic view of Leominster, Massachusetts. $300-400

415. Leica M3 No. 966314 Camera, with Summicron 1:2/50 lens No. 1607966 screw-fit lens, range finder, meter, and leather case. Note: Camera overhauled by Leica in 2006. Service report accompanies the lot. $700-900

416. Ernst Leitz Summicron f/3.5 Lens No. 1552231, range finder and leather storage case. $300-600

417. Ernst Leitz Summercron f/3.5 Lens No. 1149907, and leather carrying case. $250-300

418. Two Ernst Leitz Lenses and an E.R.C., including f/13.5 cm, 1:4.5 No. 1238458, and f/9cm, 1:4 No. 1505100. $200-300

419. Leitz Hektor f/4.5 135 mm Lens No. 1621252, M-fit, chrome, with caps, in maker’s case. Condition: 3/4(iii). $100-150

420. Small Group of Leica Accessories, including screw-mount Leica chrome “Russian” 85 mm, f/2 (clean), nickel Elmar 5 cm focusing mount, Focotar adapter 17675, 4.5/50, extension tube to take Hektar 125 Elmar (mint), Leitz OTXBO in box (mint), Einfache Lupe 5X boxed, Elmar f/9 cm 1:4 No. 458181, and Leica SHOOC. $100-150

421. Leica IIIf Camera No. 724162, chrome, red-scale, delayedtimer, with a Leitz Summcron f/2.5 cm lens no. 1190853, in maker’s ever ready case; Pocket Leica Book; and non-Leitz fitted outfit case. Condition: 4B(iv). $200-300

422. Minox B Subminiature Camera No. 697868, 16 mm, chrome, with a Complan f/3.5 15 mm lens, in maker’s slip case; Minox binocular attachment in maker’s box; manuals; other items; and a Polaroid camera in fabric case. Condition: 3C(iii), (filter sticking on lens). $80-120

423. German Toy Magic Lantern, probably Ernst Plank, with tin body, oil illuminant, curved chimney, focusing lens, and a selection of slides, in fitted wood case, wd. 13 in. $200-300

424. Rowsell’s Patent Graphoscope, with mahogany body, 4 1/2 in. lens, pair of stereo lenses and ground-glass screen, lg. 15 1/2 in., (split in wood beneath screen). $350-400

425. Approximately 700 Stereo Cards, mainly American flat mounts, including numerous topographical views, Niagara Falls, California scenes, early Massachusetts towns, bridges, railways, buildings, children, some genre, some European, three Kilburn views, F. Richmond “Grave of William French, The First Martyr of the Revolution,” C.L. Pond, “644-New Mormon Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah,” New Series American Views “Masonic Temple, Boston,” and many others, (most worn and faded); and several carte de visite photographs. $200-300

26. Over 150 Stereo Views and a Holmes-Pattern Viewer, approx. sixty views on yellow mounts, including two views of American mid-19th settlements, and architecture in Paris, Anvers, Utrecht, and other cities; thirty mixed European views on purple, peach and orange mounts, by various publishers; F. York No. 46 view of Burchell’s Zebra at the Zoological Society of London, on green mount; twenty-five views on curved peach mounts; forty amateur views, including motoring scenes and Niagara Falls, on curved gray mounts; and maple Holmes-pattern viewer, patd. October 1895. $150-200

427. Approximately Fifty-five Stereo Views of Constantinople and the Middle East, thirty-three by P. Sebah, 439 Gde. Rue de Pera, Constantinople, on orange card mounts with inscriptions on reverse, including scenes of mosques, markets, streets, and people in Cairo and Constantinople, (faded); twenty-four of the Holy Land, Palestine and Syria by L.L. Paris, on yellow card mounts, (faded); four unmarked views of Jerusalem on yellow mounts with pasted inscriptions on reverse: 4017 “Tower of David-From Inside the City,” 4019 “The Golden Gate-From Outside,” 4020 “Damascus Gate,” 4036 “Convent of the Holy Cross”; two views of Jerusalem by J.A., 2802 “Mur de Salomon” and 2745 “Chaire d’Omar (Mosque d’Omar)” on yellow mounts; and an unmarked view 4277 of the Golden Gate on yellow mount, with pen inscription on reverse. $200-300

428. Nineteen Mixed Stereo Views, on yellow card mounts, including an interior view of a Mississippi steamer, five European city views with inscriptions on reverse, Norman Chapel in the Tower of London, view of Windsor Castle from Eton, Westminster Abbey, Alexander Wilson (Leamington), No. 31 “Warwick Castle: The River Front,” G.W. Wilson, No. 1031 “Warwick-River Front,” F. York/G.R. & Co., London and Neighborhood Series No. 390 “The Albert Memorial,” 455 “Windsor High St. On Ascot Cup Day” and No. 515 “The Tower of London,” and two Edinburgh views: Princes St. and the Old Town. $150-200

429. Eighteen Stereo Views by Frank M. Good, London, on yellow card mounts with labels on reverse, six of Cordova, four of Seville, four of Jerusalem: “The Wall of Wailing,” “Facade of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre” and “View from the Rood of the Convent of the Sisters of Zion,” “The Fountain of Jericho,” Egypt Philae. “The Roman Arch on the Island of Bigae,” Balbec “The Three Great Stones in the Western Wall of the Great Platform,” Saragossa, and Tarragona. $150-200

429A. Keystone Book-form Stereoscopic Set, “Selected Subjects,” approximately fifty cards depicting scenes from Africa, America, Europe, and Asia. $125-150

429B. Two Albums and Box of Postcards, early 20th century, American and European cities, towns, landscapes, seascapes, monuments, and people, etc.; and a variety of holiday cards. $250-350

429C. Albumen Print of Dock Square, Boston, 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 in., on mat inscribed “Dock Square-1863. Ammunition for Sacking Read’s Gun Store in the Draft Riots,” framed. $400-600

429D. Ambrotype of a Fire Captain by Alexander Perry, Waltham, Massachusetts, c. 1856-61, tinted ninth plate Ambrotype of Neptune Hose Company #3 Fire Captain in uniform, ht. 3 in. Note: Alexander Perry worked in the Waltham Post Office Building 1856-61, and was active as a Daguerreian until about 1875. $300-500

Medical 430. Reproduction Print of The Doctor, the print on board depicts a doctor keeping watch over a young girl in the tragic final stages of life while her father and crying mother look on, taken from a late 19th century original by Sir Luke Fildes, it is a tribute to the doctors of his time who very often could do no more in these settings than be a watchful servant hoping the grim tide would turn, ht. 40 x 51 in. $200-400

431. Oil on Canvas of Medical Practitioners, depicting a doctor and a nurse against a partially finished backdrop and framed in a simple giltwood frame, ht. 30, wd. 30 in. $150-250

432. Hand-colored Medical Print Anatomy, in four sections, “Osteology,” “Angeiology,” “Splancnolgy” and “Myology,” depicting all of the known bones, vessels, organs, and muscles of the human body, labeled and hand-colored in shades of pink and yellow, matted and framed, sight lg. 21 x ht. 15 in. $600-800

433. Collection of Approximately Twenty Vascular Surgery Related Illustrations, c. 1950, hand-colored drawings on mat board prepared by Dr. L. G. Herrmann, Department of Surgery, General Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, to illustrate procedures of vascular surgery, varying dimensions, max. 14 x 14 in. $300-500

434. Framed Print and Bust of Albert Schweitzer, the print from an original in charcoal, 15 1/4 x 21 3/4, the plaster bust on a heavy iron block stand, together with literature describing the life and work of Schweitzer, ht. 17 1/2 in. $200-400

435. Early Bronze Mortar and Pestle, and yellow pine wall storage box with single drawer, ht. 17 1/2 in. $800-1,200

436. Glass Apothecary Show Globe, of molded glass in four sections with three-step base, large globe section and two-part ground glass stoppers, ht. 26 in. $300-500

437. Feick Bros. Surgical Kit, with approximately six stainless steel scalpels, two saws, a large nipper and other tools and holding implement, all in a walnut box, lg. 11 1/4 in. $400-600

438. Early Bone Handled Trephine, with death mask caved into the end of the handle, steel turned shaft and circular saw bit, lg. 4 1/2 in. $800-1,200

439. Two Amputation Saws, a metacarpal bow saw with wooden handle and forged steel frame, and one with wooden handle and flat fine toothed blade, both approx. lg. 9 1/2 in. $400-600

440. Group of Medical Bloodletting Tools, including a folding single blade fleam with wooden handle, two closed-mold glass cupping bowls, and a hinged wooden box with carrying handle. $800-1,200

441. Group of Four Early Amputation Tools, including three wooden-handled saws of varying designs, and a bone-handled knife with curved steel blade, lg. 15-7 in. $1,200-1,800

442. Brass and Steel Folding Fleam, probably 18th century, with six steel blades of various patterns folding into a protective brass case, lg. 5 in. $800-1,200

443. Maple and Ash Portable Embalming Table by The Gleason Board Company, 124 Exchange Street, Rochester, New York, c. 1880, the table with copper hinges in the center, adjustable head section, brass tube legs and wheels, brass maker’s plaque marked Made By Gleason Board Company, Rochester, New York, and stamped in two places on the underside First Baptist Church Melrose Mass with original printed instructions on inside rail, lg. 73 1/2, ht. 30, adjustable to 20 in. $300-500


444. Civil War Surgical and Amputation Kit, the brass-bound, fitted box contains two sections of surgical tools including scalpels, amputation knives, catlins, large, small, and a Hey’s saws, and other later instruments, lg. 17, dp. 7 in. Note: According to family history, this kit was used by Frederick P. Baxter, who served as a surgeon in the Navy during the Civil War aboard the USS Dakota. A copy of a picture of Dr. Baxter accompanies the lot. $400-600

446. Group of Civil War and Grand Army of the Republic Collectibles, including a framed discharge certificate dated December 1862 for Peleg E. Wood, Private in the 40th Regiment of New York discharged “by reason of a wound by accidental discharge of a musket”; a steel engraving of a Lieutenant in the Union Army by G. E. Perine, New York; a framed Confederate “Mother and Sons” window display with three flags and marked CSA; a Grand Army of the Republic cap with leather visor and GAR insignia; brass belt buckle with eagle marked E. Pluribus Unum; and two folios with fraternal, political, and GAR badges, ribbons, and chromolithographed business cards. $1,500-2,000

Militaria 445. Group of Civil War and Other Ephemera Relating to John Milton Bancroft, Sergeant and 1st Lieutenant, (1838-1918), including a typewritten copy of Bancroft’s diary and letters from 1861 to 1864, detailing life in the Army of the Potomac, 5th Corps, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade, 4th Michigan infantry; Bancroft’s muster-in roll dated May 16th 1861, commanded by Harrison H. Jeffords; handwritten “Inventory of Camp and Garrison Equipage on Hand in 4th Michigan Regiment of Volunteer Infantry on the 6th Day if July 1868”; Bancroft’s discharge papers from the Michigan Volunteers in 1863; an eightplate Ambrotype of Bancroft as a young man; carte de visite of Bancroft in uniform; a tintype of Bancroft in middle age; copy of a group portrait of veterans of the 4th Michigan (original 1889); and various later letters and papers. Note: John Milton Bancroft, a civil engineer, was born in Reading, Massachusetts. See lots 278 and 278A for additional material on the Bancroft family. $800-1,200

447. Group of Civil War Ephemera, including the discharge certificate for George L. Talbott, who served in the Union Army as a private, dated June 1865; a certificate of membership in the “Andersonville Survivors’ Association” to George L. Talbott who was confined in a “rebel” military prison in Andersonville Georgia, dated 1879; and approximately eight Civil War letters from various correspondents, including Talbott. $400-600

448. Two Grand Army of the Republic Walking Sticks, one with carved ivory handle inscribed GAR 1878, gold scroll-decorated band with unmarked cartouche and ivory tip, lg. 34 1/2, the other painted black, with cast brass handle showing an eagle with outstretched wing, crossed sabers, flag, and a brass tip, lg. 33 in. $600-800

449. Model 1816 Percussion Conversion Pistol, labeled North Midln. Conn. $300-500

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450. Percussion Pistol, A. Waters, Milbury MASS., 1838. $300-500

451. Percussion Pistol, lock plate engraved Haston & Co. Middtn Conn. 1851, (screw missing). $300-500

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452. Saw-Handle Percussion Pistol, English, early 19th century, octagonal .50 caliber barrel engraved London, lock plate engraved Van Wart & Sons Co., mahogany checkered stocks, engraved silver and brass mounts. $400-600

453. Target Pistol, America, 19th century, unsigned, triggerless, engraved gold inlaid .30 caliber barrel, silver inlaid stock, 11 1/2 in. $200-300

454. Pair of Over and Under Rifled Percussion Pocket Pistols, 19th century, Liege marks, carved grips, engraved brass mounts. $200-300

455. Lefaucheaux Pattern Six-shot Revolver, Belgium, 19th century, serial no. 19770. $200-300

456. Adams or Tranter Pattern Revolver, English, 19th century, double-action, checkered grips, engraved mounts, top engraved F. Barnes & Co. London. $400-600

457. Colt Model 1877 Lightning Double-Action Revolver, serial no. 18909, pearl grip. $200-300

458. Bulldog Pistol, 19th century, engraved The British Bulldog. $200-300

459. Whitney Pocket Percussion Revolver, 2nd type, c. 1850s-60s, engraved E. Whitney N. Haven, stock carved with the letters RES. $300-500

460. Two Pepperbox Pistols, one engraved Allens Pattern 1845, the other slightly smaller labeled Allens Pattern. $300-500

461. Three Remington-Elliot Derringer Pistols, two .22 caliber, one .32 caliber. $300-500

462. Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver, serial no. 30562. $300-500

Top to bottom: 460 (2), 461 (3)

Top to bottom: 462-465

463. Remington Beals Army Model Revolver, letter C on the guard and barrel. $300-500

468. English Military Musket, lock engraved with a crown GR and Tower, brass mounts, barrel lg. 42 in. $300-500

464. Colt 1851 Navy Revolver, 4th model, serial no. 111863. $300-500

469. Model 1861 Percussion Rifle Musket, lock plate engraved with S.N. & W.T.C. for Massachusetts 1864, barrel lg. 41 in. $400-600

465. Colt 1851 Navy Revolver, 3rd model, serial no. 73384. $300-500

466. Rampart Rifle, percussion, pitted, faintly engraved Charleville, .85 caliber, accompanied by a photo of a similar gun, barrel lg. 47 in. $2,500-3,500

467. Flintlock Musket, .69 caliber, unmarked lock, brass mounts, butt plate engraved LZ, lg. 41 3/4 in. $300-500

470. Percussion Military Musket, 19th century, Continental, .69 caliber, barrel lg. 30 in. Provenance: Johnny Cash. This lot is accompanied by a letter of authenticity, on Johnny Cash letterhead, dated March 23, 1988. $500-700

471. Double Gun, Damascus twist barrel, engraved mounts, stock carved with a deer’s head and crosshatching. $250-350

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Top to bottom: 470-473

472. Long Rifle, early 19th century, signed Manton, with octagonal barrel, approximately .45 caliber, percussion lock, and tiger maple stock with brass mounts, barrel lg. 34 in. $1,800-2,000

473. Flintlock Rifle, probably Pennsylvania, brass mounts, stock with wooden patch box cover, overall lg. 42 1/2 in. $400-600

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474. Tower Musket, lock labeled with a crown, GR and Tower, barrel lg. 42 1/2 in. $300-500

480. Percussion Hunting Gun, lock plate engraved with scrolling and the inscription Lane and Reed Boston, barrel lg. 38 in. $200-300

475. Springfield Trapdoor Rifle, lock engraved with an eagle, Springfield and 1863, barrel lg. 73 1/2 in. $200-250

481. Military Musket, lock plate engraved Griffin & Tow 1779, with a heart crossed and engraved with the letters E.T.T.G., and surmounted by a 4, (missing the hammer’s screw), barrel lg. 37 1/2 in. $250-350

476. Flintlock Musket, lock plate inscribed Ramsey Sutherland and London, proof marks on barrel and branded on the stock, (loss to the vice top and screw of the lock), barrel lg. 34 1/2 in. $300-500

482. Springfield Trapdoor Rifle, serial no. 55289. $300-500

477. Hunting Musket, flintlock lock plate, engraved IN & GEOE Jones, checkered grip, barrel lg. 39 in. $250-350

483. Smith Carbine, stamped Address, Poultney & Trimble, Baltimore U.S.A., Springfield Mass., serial no. 3239. $400-600

478. Tower Percussion Musket, flintlock converted to percussion, barrel labeled M. Babcock, Charlestown Mass., half stock with brass mounts, barrel lg. 40 3/4 in. $250-350

484. Sharps Carbine New Model 1863, serial no. 99204, no patch box. $600-800

479. Harpers Ferry Musket, c. 1828, stock cut down, barrel lg. 39 1/2 in. $400-600

485. Burnett Carbine 4th Model 1864, serial no. 10502, barrel lg. 21 in. $200-300

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Top to bottom: 482-486

486. Buggy Rifle, New England, 19th century, octagonal, .38 caliber, bull barrel underhammer, mahogany stock with brass mounts inset with a reclining stag, overall lg. 32 1/2 in. $400-600

487. Naval Officer’s Sword, America, Civil War period, blade engraved. $400-600

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488. Naval Officer’s Sword, first half 19th century, eagle pommel, eagle shield, and trophy arms counterguard, pearl grips, blue, gilt, and engraved blade, engraved brass scabbard, (one pearl grip missing). $200-300

489. Cane Gun, New England, first half 19th century, underhammer lock, .38 caliber, lg. 35 1/2 in. $200-300

490. Folding Knife, early 20th century, birchwood hilt, bowie-shaped blade with false edge at the back, lg. 19 1/4 in. $100-150

491. Cavalry Saber, probably France, early 19th century, brass and ebony hilt, fullered steel blade, lg. 39 in. $300-500

492. Four Revolvers, America, 19th century, including two Smith & Wesson, one unsigned, one with illegible signature, triggerless types. $400-600




493. Three Bayonets, America, 19th century, one Ames & Co. naval bayonet, one Collins Co. saber bayonet, and a triangular section muzzle bayonet. $200-300

494. Four Swords, Japanese, 19th century, one katana, two wakizashi, and one nata. $300-500


494A. Two Cavalry Sabers, America, Civil War period, one dated 1864. $300-500 495. Saber, America, first half 19th century, gilt blued blade engraved with scrolling and trophy of arms, bead guard with an eagle pommel, reeded whalebone grip, brass-mounted leather scabbard, lg. 33 in. $800-1,200 496. Two Sabers, early 19th century, one American eagle pommel sword, and a Continental lion pommel sword. $300-500 497. Pair of Cavalry Sabers, one Ames Mfg. Co. Chicopee, Mass., and one Ames Mfg. Co. Cabotville 1851 type. $300-500 498. Two Artillery Short Swords, America, 19th century, Ames Co., dated 1833. $200-300 499. Pair of Swords, America, 19th century, militia noncommissioned officer’s swords, bone hilts, brass mounts, leather scabbards. $200-300 500. Decorative Sword, brass hilt, one side with Rices Surprise Party 1492, and the people of Columbus, the other side with a classical arms trophy. $200-300 501. Artillery Sword, Civil War period, incurved blade with fullers to either side, brass neoclassical hilt with a design of trophy arms, lg. 28 in. $200-300

502. Officer’s Sword, Civil War period, Solingen blade engraved with “U.S.” and American eagle, and trophy arms, cast brass hilt with a foliate design, lg. 36 1/2 in. $300-500 503. Two Japanese Swords, WWII, one with an armory blade and braided hilt, the other factory-made with an aluminum hilt. $250-350 504. Presentation Sword, America, first half 19th century, gilt, engraved and blued straight blade, gilt brass scabbard and hilt with an eagle pommel and guard with a design of Columbia, carved whalebone grips. $300-400 505. Three Daggers, Indonesia, 19th century, one kriss, one parang, and a single-edged knife. $200-300 506. Two Flintlock Pistols, late 18th/early 19th century, one with a bone-inlaid stock; the other French for the Middle East market, barrel inlaid in gold with arabesques, and two Arab inscriptions. $200-300 507. English Flintlock Pistol, dock plate engraved with a crown and GR and E. Cole 18, (top of the vise missing). $300-500 508. Smith and Wesson Model No. 1 Revolver, .22 caliber, serial number 103717. $250-300 509. Two Pistols, single shot, .38 caliber, one Allen & Wheelock, Worcester, Massachusetts, and another. $200-300

510. Two Pocket Pistols, America, 19th century, one muzzle-loading, one with a screw barrel. $200-300

511. Two Pepperbox Pistols, one Allens pattern, the other Leonards pattern, (loss to the Leonards). $300-500

512. Two American Arms Double Barrel Over and Under Pistols, one .22 caliber, one .32 caliber, (quite worn). $300-500

513. Two Boot Jack Underhammer Pistols, labeled Ruggles Stafford Conn. $300-500

522. Musket, lock engraved Ketland and Company, engraved mounts, half octagonal, half round, Damascus twist barrel, barrel lg. 33 1/2 in. $250-350

523. Springfield Trapdoor Rifle, lock plate marked with an eagle, U.S., and Springfield, stock branded M2, J, a P within a cartouche and another cartouche, with SWP in script with 1891 beneath, (apparent loss to the nipple cap, two screws in the barrel), barrel lg. 35 3/4 in. $200-250

524. Musket, 19th century, Tower lock plate with conversion from flint to percussion, later stocks, barrel lg. 33 in. $300-500

514. Percussion Carbine, probably Germany, dated 1836, barrel lg. 28 in. $200-300

525. Percussion Musket, lock plate engraved with an eagle and Harpers Ferry 1851, barrel engraved 1852, bayonet included, back to stock 41 1/2 in. $400-600

515. Assorted Pistol Parts, 19th century, including elements of a Colt pocket pistol, barrel and lock of a flintlock, barrel and stock of a pistol, and two revolvers, one a Lefaucheaux pattern. $200-300

526. Remington Beals Army Model, letter L, (missing the loading pin). $300-500

516. Pair of Side-by-Side Percussion Pistols, Liege touch marks. $200-300

527. Remington Beals Army Model, letter J, serial no. 2272. $300-500

517. Two Percussion Hunting Guns, 19th century, one label H. Moore and Co., warranted. $250-350

518. Three Muskets, one rolling block, one trapdoor, and one percussion conversion from flint. $300-500

519. Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Rifle, half stock, (ring missing at the trigger guard), barrel lg. 32 1/2 in. $200-300

520. Lot of Assorted Gun Parts, from three long arms, includes a Balkan gun with a silver inlaid barrel, and mother-of-pearl inlaid stock; a double gun; a hunter’s musket. $200-300 521. Remington Rolling Block Rifle, (sight and ramrod missing, damage to the stock), barrel lg. 35 in. $250-350

528. Militaria and Military History Library, listing available on request, comprised of approximately fifty titles and approximately twenty gun and militaria auction catalogues. $400-600

529. Lot of Various Civil War Items, including a Colt pattern pistol engraved Peterlongo, Innsbruck; a cane with gold mounts engraved Battery Historian wounded twice at Gettysburg July 2nd 1862 an W. Baker from 9th Mass. Battery Association Feb 1890, and related material. $800-1,200

530. Portrait of William White Dorr, Civil War Soldier, oil on canvas, gilded frame with raised gesso decoration. Note: According to a late 19th century note which accompanies the lot, William White Dorr was born October 1, 1837, and was a captain in the 121st Pennsylvania Regiment, killed in action at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House Virginia, May 10, 1864. $300-500




Dolls & Toys 531. Early Grodnerthal Tuck Comb Wooden Peddler Doll, c. 1830s and later, with center-parted black painted hair with curls in front of each ear, jointed at shoulders, elbows, hips and neck, in light brown printed cotton dress, quilted blue glazed cotton petticoat, white organdy apron, white fichu, gold-trimmed red challis cloak, net cape tied under chin, Union Jack flag sewed to cloak, a leather strap around her neck supporting large flat basket that contains miniature maps, books, belts, jewelry, shells, scissors, utensils, tea set, purses, spools of silk, swift and other items, and suspended from the basket, cooking utensils, trivets, strainers, purses, net bags and pillows, ht. 10 1/2, (mostly original paint, some losses on face and hands, legs repainted), on walnut base under glass dome, ht. 12 in. see illustration inside back cover

Provenance: Purchased from the Estelle Winthrop auction, 1979. The original catalogue entry is included. $2,500-3,000

532. Two Small Early Dolls, 1840s-50s, molded papier-mâchÊ head with fancy hairdo, blue painted eyes, kid body, carved wood limbs, original net costume, ht. 5; wax over composition shoulder head with molded blonde hair, pupil-less black glass eyes, cloth body, carved wood limbs, original gauze and lawn outfit, ht. 8 1/2 in., (some lot wear). $400-600




533. China Shoulder Head Doll, with molded black flat-topped hair, painted blue eyes, muslin-covered body with china lower arms and legs, molded white stockings and pink luster boots (color rubbed), in period brown wool faille two-piece dress with bustle and white undergarments, ht. 19 1/2 in., (some fabric wear). $300-400 534. Hatted Wax Over Composition Shoulder Head Boy Doll, 1870s, with closed mouth, pupil-less brown glass eyes, blonde mohair curls applied under hat brim, hat trimmed with feathers and paper flowers, straw-filled cloth body, carved and painted hands and lower legs with orange booted feet, period olive green breeches, white cotton shirt with lace-trimmed placket, and later black wool jacket, ht. 16 in., (wax cracked on sides of head and head, minor paint loss on legs, fabric toned). $400-600 535. Hatted Wax Over Composition Shoulder Head Lady Doll, c. 1860s-70s, with closed mouth, inset blue glass eyes, pierced ears with earrings, stylish green riding hat trimmed with paper flower and ribbon over applied blonde mohair waterfall curls at side of head, forming a chignon held in place with a snood at the back, cloth body with carved wooden hands and green booted feet, in original white tartelane flounced and pleated dress, yellow silk satin neck scarf and sash, and original white cotton undergarments, ht. 16 1/2 in., (some retouch and discoloration on face, fabrics toned). Note: This distinctive hairstyle was made popular by the Empress Eugenie, who wore it with her riding habit. $400-600

536. Early Andreas Voit-type Papier-mâché Shoulder Head Doll, c. 1840-50, with round face, closed mouth, fixed black pupil-less glass eyes, painted lashes, molded short curls with individual brushstrokes at forehead and temples, later cloth body with kid arms, cotton undergarments, brown and white dotted cotton print dress with high lace collar, and leather shoes, (overall wear, fading and some retouch), ht. 24 in. $600-800

537. Early Papier-mâché Shoulder Head Lady Doll, c. 1840s, with upturned chin, closed mouth, painted brown eyes, molded centerparted black hair looped and braided over exposed ears and falling in long curls at back of neck, white kid body, carved and painted wood lower limbs, and orchid-painted slippers, dressed by in Estelle Winthrop in c. 1845 style costume of fine antique orchid and white striped silk taffeta with Alencon lace trim, and white cotton undergarments, (toned), ht. 20 1/4 in. Provenance: Purchased from the auction of Estelle Winthrop’s collection, 1979. $1,000-1,500

538. Queen Anne Type Wooden Doll, England, late 18th/early 19th century, with turned head, inset black pupil-less eyes, closed mouth, head and torso painted white, torso squared off at bottom with mortise joints at the hips, cloth arms tied to the shoulders, lg. 10 3/4 in., early 19th century checked cotton clothes, (nose and cheek worn, missing wig and legs, fabric loss and toning). $600-800

539. Pink-Tinted Covered Wagon China Shoulder Head Doll, with broad closed mouth, brown painted eyes with individual charcoal gray lower lashes, fine red lines on upper lids, inner corner accents, feathered brows, center-parted black hair falling in short ringlets, three stitch holes front and back, cloth body with stitchjointed hips and knees, red leather hands with individual fingers, in period cream challis dress with tucked bodice, matching flaredsleeve jacket, edged with brown silk bobble braid, cotton petticoat and drawers, and black kid slippers, ht. 21 in., (hairline from neck to edge of shoulderplate, hands worn, moth holes in costume). $600-800

540. Joel Ellis Articulated Wooden Doll, Springfield, Vermont, late 19th century, with carved head and hair, painted eyes, tenonjointed limbs, metal hands and feet, original single-piece tan patterned woven wool challis dress, white cotton chemise and drawers, ht. 12 1/4 in., (usual paint loss on head and limbs, fabric unstable). $500-800

541. Low Brow China Shoulder Head Doll, Germany, c. 1870s, painted black hair and blue eyes, molded blouse with gold accents, cloth body, bisque arms, booted china legs, period blue and white silk taffeta dress, white cotton undergarments, (silk unstable, cotton toned), ht. 12 1/2 in. $100-125

542. Two Black-Haired China Shoulder Head Dolls, Germany, late 19th century, painted blue eyes, one with pink-tinted cloth body and limbs, the other with cloth body and China limbs, cotton outfits, (damage on both, outfits worn), ht. 9 3/4 in. $250-350

543. Two China Shoulder Head Dolls, both with center-parted black hair and short molded curls, painted blue eyes, closed mouths, and later cloth bodies, costumed in period fabrics, the smaller with china lower limbs and black booted feet, the larger with kid lower arms, lower legs stitched to imitate stockings and tasseled pink satin boots, ht. 15 and 20 in., respectively, (smaller with chipped toe and hair rubs, larger with hair rubs and two firing imperfections on nose). $200-300

544. Parian Shoulder Head Doll, c. 1870s, stationary blue glass eyes, closed mouth, high-relief molded blonde hairdo, cloth body and limbs, kid hands, handcrafted orange wool challis dress, brown calico morning coat, black silk skirt and dress, black wool coat, blue silk skirt, cotton undergarments, quilted brown silk hat, pair of brown kid boots, knitted cape, four cotton long baby dresses, and three tops, (hands are detached, toned, moth damage and fabric loss on lot), ht. 23 in. $1,000-1,500

545. German Parian Lady Doll with Removable Headdress, closed mouth, fixed blue glass eyes, feathered brows, pierced ears with glass earrings, elaborate molded blonde hair held with a black ribbon, falling in long curls at the nape of the neck and adorned at the crown with gilt tiara and glass jewels, the stitch-jointed cloth body with leather arms, mitten hands, red cotton stockings and leather booted feet, in later two-piece satin day dress trimmed with black lace, ht. 13 in., (slight rub on right cheek, boots worn). Note: An unusual design in a similar style to the parian dolls with clusters of detachable curls at the neck, this doll has two holes in the crown for the insertion of an ornament, probably originally a pressed brass band or a ribbon. $800-1,200

546. William Goebel Bisque Belton-type Doll, impressed 34 3 and crescent moon and triangle symbol, with flat crown, closed mouth, fixed threaded blue glass eyes, feathered brows, and fixedwrist jointed composition body with separate shoulder ball joints, ht. 13 1/2 in., (body repaired on torso and neck socket, one arm cracked and repaired). $800-1,200

547. Belton-type Turned Shoulder Head Bisque Doll, probably Alt, Beck & Gottschalk, with domed head, deeply-molded shoulderplate, closed mouth, fixed blue glass eyes, replacement blonde mohair wig, kid body with stitched mitten fingers, in flannel petticoat, drawers, black leatherette shoes, long white lawn christening dress and bonnet, ht. 26 in., (mold imperfection on forehead, knees patched, surface of arms worn). $600-800

548. Five Assorted Dolls, 19th and early 20th century, parian shoulder head with pink lustre ribbon and black snood, two black and blonde haired shoulder heads, all with cloth bodies, two with cloth limbs; and two Japanese children with papier-mâché heads and limbs, paper and straw bodies, (damage on dolls and clothes), ht. 9-15 1/2 in. $250-350

549. Max Handwerck Bisque Head Character Doll “Bébé Elite,” Germany, early 20th century, sleeping brown glass eyes, open mouth, impressed Max Handwerck Bébé Elite, original dark brown mohair wig, bent limb composition body, white cotton christening clothes, (pinhead spot of color loss on right cheek, clothes spotted and toned), ht. 16 in. $150-200

550. Kestner Bisque Head Doll, Germany, early 20th century, sleeping blue glass eyes, open mouth, impressed K.g.G., replacement wig, straight wrist composition body, voice box, period white cotton undergarments, (knee joint repaired, paint yellowed, replaced dress, undergarments toned), ht. 18 in. $300-400

551. Boxed Armand Marseille Shoulder “Flora Dora” Doll, Germany, late 19th century, impressed AM Floradora, original blonde mohair wig, gusseted kid body and limbs, bisque hands, period cream-colored silk and lace costume and cotton undergarments, light blue stockings and kid shoes, retail store box, ht. 12 in. $150-200

552. Armand Marseille Bisque Character Baby and Clothing, indistinctly impressed Germany, 341 2/0 K, A.M., with domed head, closed mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, and five-piece bentlimb composition body, ht. 9 in., (white pin-pricks on right cheek, some wear and marks on head, paint wear to forearms and hands), nine period handmade cotton baby jumpers, red Santa suit, pink flannel petticoat, two cotton petticoats, a woolen hat, and booties. $200-300

553. Armand Marseille Bisque Shoulder Head Doll, late 19th/early 20th century, impressed 3500, brown fixed-open glass eyes, open mouth, original blonde mohair wig, jointed kid body and limbs, bisque hands, handcrafted yellow organdy dress, cotton undergarments, tan crepe hat with brown velvet brim, period brown stockings and brown kid shoes, (color uneven on back of head and shoulders), ht. 22 in. $200-300

554. Heubach Bisque Head Doll, Germany, early 20th century, impressed Heubach Koppelsdorf 250.3/0, blue fixed-open glass eyes, open mouth, brown human hair wig, fully jointed composition body, handcrafted light blue lawn and white lace dress, white cotton bonnet and underpants, lace stockings and white shoes, ht. 17 in. $200-300

555. Armand Marseille Bisque Character Baby Doll, impressed A.M. Germany 351/8 K, with domed head, shaded infant hair suggested by molded curls at temples, forehead, and neck, open mouth with two lower teeth, weighted blue glass eyes with pale lashes and brows, factory slot cut in the neck, five-piece bent-limb composition body, and white lawn christening robe, ht. 21 in., (scattered pepper marks on face, white rub inner right eye, fingers repaired and arms repainted). $300-400

556. Kestner 128 Pouty Bisque Doll, impressed Made in Germany, G 11, 128, with closed mouth, weighted brown glass eyes, multistroke brows, plaster pate, synthetic blonde wig, full-jointed composition body with separate shoulder joint, original finish and red ink stamp Excelsior, Germany, 2, in later blue lawn dress, ht. 17 1/2 in., (very slight cheek rubs, repair to composition neck socket, one missing finger on left hand); and handmade white cotton blouse, split drawers, olive green cape and black wool skirt. $800-1,200

557. Kammer & Reinhardt Bisque Head Character Doll and Clothes, c. 1909, impressed K*R Simon & Halbig 126, blue-gray glass flirty-sleeping eyes, open smiling mouth, auburn human hair wig, bent limb composition body, (some wig pulls back of head, paint scrubbed and damaged on lower arms and hands), ht. 18 in.; child-size white christening outfit, light blue wool flannel coat and bonnet with white rabbit fur trim, white lawn dress, bonnet, petticoat, slip, and pinafore, knitted pink sacque and bonnet. $600-800

558. Armand Marseille Scowling Indian Bisque Character Doll, impressed Germany 7/o, painted bisque, open mouth, furrowed brow, fixed black glass eyes, remains of black mohair wig, fivepiece brown-painted composition body, and tan flannel costume, (stringing loose, left thumb damaged, both feet repaired), ht. 8 in. $300-600

559. French Bisque Swivel Shoulder Head Doll, late 19th century, blue paperweight eyes, closed mouth, pierced ears, jointed kid body, original tan and cream silk taffeta two-piece outfit, original cotton undergarments and brown kid boots, ht. 17 in. $1,000-1,500

560. Contemporary Artist Doll “Martina,” 1987, with porcelain head, arms, and legs, costume, certificate and lithographed portrait, ht. 26 in. $75-100

561. Madame Alexander “Wee Bonnie Alexa” Composition Doll, 1930s, with molded and painted features, closed mouth, brown eyes, strawberry-blonde mohair wig, and five-piece composition body, in green and red Scottish plaid outfit with partial cloth label on back of blouse, ht. 9 in., (some crazing on legs). $75-100



562. American Celluloid Baby Doll, with socket head, closed mouth, painted blue eyes, molded and painted hair, five-piece bent-limb body with spring joints, and knitted suit, ht. 15 in., (mold seams split on torso). $200-300 563. Three Celluloid Dolls and a Sled, two by Rheinische Gummi, with molded hair, painted eyes, one with rigid neck and torso, jointed limbs and molded shoes, the other a shoulder head with cloth body, celluloid hands and Inuit costume, ht. 8 and 9 respectively; the third with rigid neck, jointed limbs, molded shoes, and regional dress, ht. 9 3/4; and a wood sled with American Indian decal, lg. 10 in. $150-200 564. Three Celluloid Costume Dolls, 1950s, Rheinische Gummi Bavarian girl with rigid neck, open/closed mouth with painted teeth, fixed blue acrylic eyes, jointed hips and shoulders, original regional costume, straw hat and swing tags, ht. 15, (fine original condition); “Gura” Bavarian boy with socket neck, sleeping blue eyes, jointed hips and shoulders, original costume and tag, ht. 12, (minor crazing and scuffs on face, missing one sock and both shoes); and a “Helga” Austrian girl with socket neck, sleeping blue eyes, jointed hips and shoulders, original regional costume and tag, ht. 12 in., (fine original condition). $250-300 565. Kathe Kruse Boy Doll, early 20th century, with light brown painted hair, blue eyes, closed mouth, cloth body jointed at shoulders and hips, separate thumbs, signed Kathe Kruse, P96 on the left sole and ink-stamped Germany on the right, in probably the original red shorts (need new elastic), knitted yellow hat, sweater and socks, ht. 16 3/4 in., (paint retouched on face, missing shoes and socks, left thumb loose); and an early 20th century doll’s deckchair. $1,000-1,500




566. Ideal Composition Shirley Temple Doll, mid-1930s, marked on back of neck, with open mouth, with sleeping eyes (crazed), original blonde mohair wig, and original green, yellow, and brown plaid dress featured in “Bright Eyes,” (cracks around mouth, right eye, left arm, and right leg), ht. 13 in. $250-300

567. Ideal Composition Shirley Temple Doll, marked Shirley Temple 18, with open mouth, sleeping metal eyes (crazed), blonde mohair wig, five-piece jointed body, period (but not original) ruffled pink organdy dress, knitted socks and leatherette shoes, ht. 18 in., (paint wear on limbs, scattered minor craquelure on face, wig re-set). $200-300

568. Composition Shirley Temple Doll by Ideal, marked on neck 18 Shirley Temple Cop. Ideal N. & T. Co., with open mouth, sleeping metal eyes (left crazed), original curly blonde mohair wig, fivepiece composition body, red polka dot dress with tag, white leatherette shoes and socks, ht. 18 in., (surface cracks on neck joint, missing original hat). $600-800

569. Lenci Felt Girl Doll, 1920s-30s, with pressed felt face, full cheeks and chin, closed pouty mouth, painted brown sideglancing eyes, wavy dark blonde mohair wig, swivel joints, hands with three fingers stitched individually, and two fingers stitched together, in original short coral felt dress, aqua jacket with applied abstract designs, matching scalloped hat and shoes, ht. 17 in., (spot of discoloration on right cheek, some flaking on lower lip and right eye, some fading on clothes); and a unique “Feltkin” doll custom-made in 1991 as a companion to the Lenci and dressed in complimentary colors, with Personality Dolls tag. $600-800



570. Ideal Composition “Uneeda Biscuit Boy,” 1914-19, with molded and painted head, lower arms and black booted feet, excelsior-stuffed cotton body, dressed for the rain in yellow cotton raincoat and sweater over pink and white bloomer suit, ht. 15 3/4 in., (some retouch on face, missing Uneeda Biscuit box). $200-300

570A. Wedding Cake Couple Under Glass Dome, early 20th century, standing beneath a bower of paper and cloth flowers, ht. 10 1/2 in. $100-200

571. Pair of Hansi Dolls, France, early 20th century, Alsace boy and girl “Yerri” and “Gretel” fashioned of prialytine, molded and painted character heads, five-piece composition bodies, jointed at shoulders and hips, regional costumes of velvet silk and cotton, Gretel has original wrist tag, (boy’s left foot missing, silk unstable, umbrella missing), ht. 7 1/2 in. $100-125

572. Large-Sized Madame Alexander Composition Dionne Quintuplets, c. 1935, marked Alexander, Yvonne, Annette, Cecile, Emelie, and Marie in their respective colors, with pins and booklets (Annette’s booklet torn, Cecile missing hers), all with sleeping metal eyes (crazed), molded hair, five-piece toddler bodies, original tagged organdy costumes, bonnets, socks and leatherette shoes, ht. 11 1/2 in., (overall good, usual wear and craquelure); five original cut box ends; and a white-painted wood bed, lg. 19 in. $600-800

573. Set of Madame Alexander Composition Dionne Quintuplets, c. 1935, Yvonne, Annette, Cecile, Emelie, and Marie, with painted brown eyes, molded hair, swivel necks, five-piece bentlimb composition bodies, in original respective colors, matching bonnets, name pins, shoes, and socks, ht. 7, (overall very good, minor wear), riding in white-painted trolley with red disc wheels, lg. 17 in.; set of five costumes crocheted by the original owner; Royal Winton china dish with transfer design showing “New Hone of Dionne Quintuplets, Callander, Ontario, Canada”; stamped aluminum bowl decorated with the name and face of each quintuplet; newspaper advertisement for Quaker Oats featuring Dr. Dafoe and the quintuplets; and a handwritten note from the seller. Provenance: A gift to the seller, the dolls’ original owner, from her father. This particular set of Quintuplets was a promotional effort by Wonder Bread, involving the collection of 500 cellophane wrappers. The seller’s father owned a grocery store, and customers would contribute wrappers for his seven year-old daughter, who was recovering in hospital from an automobile accident at the time. $1,000-1,500

574. Two Madame Alexander-type Composition Dolls, both with closed mouths, sleeping blue/green tin eyes, jointed necks, and five-piece composition bodies, one with blonde mohair wig, short muslin dress and red wool cape (moth damage), the other with blonde hair wig and pink taffeta dress with Madame Alexander, New York tag, ht. 12 1/2 in., (both with loose stringing and some paint wear, doll in red cape with damaged neck socket on body, some crazing on face and cracks on left hand, doll in pink with slight wear on hands, pin-prick hole on right hand and paint chip on ear). $200-300

575. Seven Peggy Nisbet Collector’s Costume Dolls, with original wigs, costumes, and tags, depicting King Henry VIII and his wives, Katherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Catherine Parr. $400-600

576. Lenci All-Felt Girl Doll, possibly model 500, with painted brown side-glancing eyes, rosebud mouth, blonde mohair wig, swivel-jointed neck, shoulders and hips, in sea green organdy dress, cotton undergarments, dark green felt hat and shoes, ht. 20 in., (some light wear and dirt, lips smudged). $800-1,200

577. Lenci Felt Girl Doll, with closed mouth, left-glancing brown painted eyes with shadow below, curly brown mohair bob, swivel neck, cotton torso with swivel-jointed felt limbs and individually stitched fingers, in the original orange felt costume decorated with pale green organdy panels and cut-out daisies, matching hat, shoes, and organdy underwear, ht. 13 in., (some spotting and insect damage to front two panels, missing one daisy, otherwise bright original condition). $400-600

578. Handcrafted Felt Mickey and Minnie Mouse, 20th century, in felt outfits with sequin and bead trim, both figures and clothing constructed with a decorative blanket stitch, ht. 17 1/2 in. $125-175

579. Two Cloth Topsy Turvy Dolls, c. 1900-20, both black and white girls with printed and molded faces, red and white cotton outfits, one by Bruckner, ht. 11 1/4 and 11 3/4 in. $250-300

580. Lenci Felt Girl Doll, with closed mouth, painted left-glancing brown eyes, wavy blonde mohair wig, swivel neck, hip, and shoulder joints, in later pink cotton print dress, bonnet, socks and shoes, ht. 12 in., (overall dirt and fading, moth damage at neck and small indentation on forehead); and a period blue felt dress and matching bonnet for an apparently smaller Lenci doll, (faded, torn at back and shoulders). $400-600

581. Five Cloth Dolls in Dutch Costumes, Norah Wellings boy and girl with velveteen bodies and foot labels, ht. 8; Norah Wellings pocketbook in the form of a Dutch girl with felt face and skirt, and label on foot, ht. 9 3/4; and a Lenci-type boy and girl pair, ht. 9 in., (some wear and fading on lot). $200-300

582. Nine Norah Wellings Cloth Dolls, Wellington, England, two sailors, a Beefeater, Scotsman, Welsh girl, Spanish girl, Little Pixie with tag (feet damaged), a Canadian Mountie, and a black velveteen girl with bead legs, some with labels, ht. 8-10 in., (various conditions); and a small souvenir doll. $200-300

583. Unusual Fabric Clown Doll, c. 1920s-30s, with red “jewel” eyes on black lozenges, red stitched lashes, wide smiling mouth, stitch-jointed body, mitten hands with separate thumb, pointed toes, original single-piece baggy suit with stylized cherry blossom design and matching pointed hat with bell, (overall dirt and fading), ht. 23 in. $500-800 584. Boxed Kathe Kruse Replica 1913 “Jockerlie” Doll, c. 1999, copy of early doll shape and construction, with molded and painted hair and features, wrist tag, one-piece green plush sleeveless suit, striped gray blouse, knitted socks, matching mittens and hat with green pom-pom, ht. 16, accompanied by two small mohair teddy bears, one yellow, the other honeycolored, with swivel joints, glass eyes, brown embroidered features and claws, peach pads, and cloth Kathe Kruse labels, ht. 5 1/2 in., in maker’s box, with 2002 magazine article. $300-400 585. American Cotton Batting Doll, mid-19th century, fashioned from batting around a newspaper core depicting a lady in cloak and bonnet, with pink silk stitched details and remains of stitched features, ht. 12 in., (paper and batting very fragile), accompanied by a mid-20th-century newspaper article with photograph and description of a similar doll and her history; the doll described in the article was made for Elizabeth Cassel Ervin (1829-1895) by an Amish woman from Strasburg, Pennsylvania. $200-300 586. Handmade Cloth Doll, early 20th century, fine wool fabric head with hand-painted features, blond human hair around face, needle-stitched shoulder and hip joints, mitten hands, red stockings, and remnants of brown kid shoes, red polka-dotted white lawn outfit, undergarments, ht. 14 in., (fabric unstable, toned). $400-600 587. Three Dolls, early 20th century, Schoenhut character sober face child, molded and painted features, light brown mohair wig, jointed at shoulders and hips only, ht. 16 1/2; composition black shoulder head girl, molded and painted hair and features, cloth body and limbs, composition hands, original cotton outfit, ht. 19; Armand Marseille bisque flange head baby with blue glass sleeping eyes, closed mouth, impressed AM, cloth body, composition hands (remnants of paint), original organdy factorymade Christening outfit (worn) and a blue wool coat and pink cotton dress, ht. 11 in. $250-300 588. Handwerck Twins, Germany, early 20th century, sleeping glass eyes, one with blue, other with brown, open mouth, impressed 109 mark, fully jointed composition bodies, (no wigs, one head damaged, one doll unstrung), ht. 29 in. $600-800 589. Simon & Halbig Bisque Head Doll, Germany, early 20th century, brown glass sleeping eyes, open mouth, impressed 570, Handwerck fully-jointed composition body, (hands damaged, replaced legs repainted), ht. 21 3/4 in. $200-300

590. Kley & Hahn 549 Bisque Character Doll, impressed K&H 549 0 Germany, with closed mouth, dimpled cheeks, weighted blue glass eyes, quizzical brows, fully-jointed composition body stamped in blue Germany, cotton petticoat, undergarments, and a plaid dress (all dirty), ht. 11 3/4 in., (chip with issuing hairline on forehead, repairs to body, one toe chipped, hip balls replaced). $400-600

596. Pair of Early Miniature Wax Crèche Figures, modeled as men, with carved wax heads and hair, inset black glass eyes, rigid cloth bodies, wax hands and booted cloth feet, one dressed as a villager in blue cotton tunic, the other in green velvet jacket and red breeches, on canted wood bases, ht. 6 1/2 and 7 in., (noses damaged, missing some fingers). $600-800

591. Heubach Bisque Shoulder Head Smiling Character Doll and German Composition Partial Body, 20th century, molded blonde hair with blue ribbon, blue intaglio eyes, open closed mouth, impressed mark, oil cloth body with composition hands and cloth legs, original period blue and white dress, (soiled); torso and jointed arms, (damage and rough paint), ht. 7 1/2 in. $200-300

597. Victorian Lithographed Board Village Scene Christmas Card, 1885, with silk fringe border, double doors open to reveal a winter scene of worshippers moving toward a church, 1885 calendar featured on the door interiors, ht. 6 1/4 x wd. 7 3/4 in. $150-200

592. Simon & Halbig 126 Bisque Character Baby, impressed Simon & Halbig, 126, 50, with open mouth, trembling tongue, weighted brown glass eyes, original short blonde mohair wig (not removed), and five-piece bent-limb composition body, attractively dressed in white lawn, woolen undergarments, silk booties, and knitted peach-colored bonnet, ht. 18 1/2 in., (small black glaze spot on upper left cheek). $300-400

593. Large Kestner 164 Bisque Girl Doll, impressed Made in Germany, M 16, 164, with open mouth, four upper teeth, large weighted blue glass eyes, synthetic mohair wig, fully-jointed composition body in the original finish, ink-stamped Germany 6 1/2, and period pink lace-over-muslin dress from a smaller doll, later undergarments and side-buttoned leather boots, ht. 29 1/2 in., (approx. five wig pulls at rim of crown, slight wear to hands). $800-1,200

594. Grace Storey Putnam Bisque Bye Lo-Baby, impressed Copr. by Grace S. Putnam, Made in Germany, with flange neck, domed head with brushed hair, closed mouth, weighted brown glass eyes, cloth body with Bye Lo-Baby ink stamp, jointed legs and celluloid hands (complete), in lawn robe, baby bonnet and yellow knitted jacket, ht. 13 1/2 in., (overall good, minor rubs, three small black marks on two cheeks and forehead, stains on back of body, costume too large). $200-300

595. Kestner 211 Bisque Character Baby, impressed Made in Germany, J.D.K. 211, B 6, with round face, open/closed mouth showing tongue, weighted brown glass eyes, plaster pate with original short light brown mohair wig (not removed), bent-limb composition body, and period doll’s christening robe, ht. 10 in., (minor rub on left cheek, body scrubbed). $300-400

598. Six Scrapbooks and Large Assortment of Cards, early 20th century, albums contain American and European scenes, cracker scraps, and advertising cards; basket of approximately 172 stereo and other photo cards; six lithograph on board advertising fans; large assortment of holiday postcards; and a group of fancy valentines. $400-600

599. Group of Holiday Noisemakers and Other Items, 20th century, lithographed tin items including four horns, three rattles, two rattle pans; two board flappers, musical card, small papiermâché jack-o’-lantern, packet of Halloween die-cuts, wind-up celluloid Easter bunnies, very small cased Caravelle travel watch. $200-300

600. Two Bisque Snow Babies, early 20th century, mother pushing two babies in a red sleigh, lg. 2 5/8; child on skis, ht. 1 5/8 in. $200-300

601. Small Kate Greenaway Scenic Tableau, 20th century, depicting two molded head dollhouse girls and a frozen Charlotte climbing a split rail fence that is decorated with paper flowers and lacy plastic shrubs, ht. 5 3/4 x wd. 8 3/16 x dp. 4 in. $100-150

602. Group of Dresden Ornaments and Two Wax Figures, Germany, late 19th century, gold candle lantern with red, white, and blue accordion body, iridescent parrot in a hoop, green and yellow bird on a branch; wax angel with spun glass wings, American Indian girl angel (missing wings), lg. 4 1/4 in. $200-250


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603. Steiff Long Gold Mohair Teddy Bear, c. 1905, black steel eyes, light brown embroidered nose and claws, oval body, long arms, short legs, large feet, beige felt pads, (fore paws replaced with brown velvet, button missing, some moth damage and fur matting, fabric damage on ankles, needs more excelsior stuffing in limbs), ht. 20 in. $2,500-3,500

607. Blonde Mohair Teddy Bear, 1910-11, possibly Ideal, with black shoe button eyes, black embroidered nose, mouth, and claws, oval body with swivel joints, excelsior stuffing, long arms, short legs with large feet, and cream felt pads, ht. 12 in., (scattered moth damage on face and arms, more extensive moth damage on body). $400-600

604. Small Steiff Blonde Mohair Teddy Bear, c. 1905, with shoe button eyes, embroidered nose, mouth, and claws, swivel joints, excelsior stuffing, long arms, short legs with large feet, and cream felt pads, (missing ear button, slight moth damage on muzzle, moth damage left fore paw, fur in otherwise fine condition). $800-1,200

608. Yellow Mohair Plush Teddy Bear and Miniature Steiff Dog, 1920s-50s, amber glass eyes, long pointed embroidered brown nose, football-shaped body, short arms and legs, stubby feet, excelsior stuffing, cream-colored felt pads, (extensive moth damage on pads, slight moth damage on fur, left ear loose), ht. 23; mohair fox terrier with ear button and chest tag, (fur needs cleaning on both animals), lg. 4 1/4 in. $400-600

605. Blonde Mohair Teddy Bear, probably Bing, early 1920s, light orange glass eyes, black embroidered nose, mouth, and claws, oval body with hump, medium-length curved arms, straight mediumlength legs, excelsior stuffing, shaved muzzle, cream-colored felt pads, (moth damage on pads, minimal fur damage, stuffing settled on upper right arm), ht. 17 3/4 in. $300-500

606. Steiff Blonde Mohair Teddy Bear, c. 1905, with black shoe button eyes, brown embroidered nose, mouth and claws, excelsior stuffing, swivel joints, long arms, short legs with large feet, and tan felt pads, ht. 15 in., (pink stain on hind pads, needs stuffing in upper arms and legs, moth wear on muzzle, fur in fine condition with slight matting on body). $1,500-2,000

609. Group of German Soft Metal Victorian Dollhouse Furniture, mid-19th century, washstand with china wash bowl and chamber pot, washstand with milk glass pitcher, bowl, and carafe, tall cabinet (possibly a decorated radiator), fire frame with overmantel mirror and fire tongs, treadle sewing machine, and two parlor stoves, 1-inch scale. $800-1,200

610. Petite Simon & Halbig 1079 Bisque Doll, early 20th century, with open mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, original blonde mohair wig, five-piece composition body with molded socks and Dutch shoes, in traditional blue and white Dutch cotton costume, ht. 7 3/4 in. $150-250


610A. Two Small All-Bisque Dollhouse Dolls, Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, stationary glass eyes, mohair wigs, fourpiece bodies, original costumes, ht. 3 1/2 in. $300-500

611. Two All-Bisque Dolls, Germany, late 19th century, one molded and painted hair and features, the other has molded and painted features, and a blonde mohair wig, both jointed at shoulders and hips, molded socks and shoes, smaller doll in knitted outfit, larger doll in knitted period union suit, (few nicks top of legs), smaller doll ht. 5, larger doll ht. 7 3/8 in. $250-300

612. Four Small All-Bisque Dolls and Three Small Bisque Figures, late 19th/early 20th century, dollhouse man with glass eyes, molded mustache, jointed shoulders and hips, wearing long rain coat or imperméable, (missing wig); dressed Rose O’Neill Kewpie and two other dolls jointed at shoulders only; three figures of children, including a nodding-head boy, ht. 2 7/8-5 1/4 in., (one doll and one figure have arm damage). $200-300

613. Group of Japanese Doll Festival Items, late 19th/early 20th century, miniature folding kitchen with fitted storage chests, shelves, and equipment, 1/2-inch scale, 4 1/4 square; cloth and paper samurai costume, approx. ht. 11; boxed composition and cloth child in silk crepe outfit and five geisha wigs, doll ht. 4 3/4 in. $200-300

614. Group of German Fruitwood Dollhouse Furniture, late 19th/early 20th century, china cabinet, chest of drawers with mirror, wardrobe, three-tier serving table, sideboard with marble top, twin bed, chest of drawers with swivel mirror, marble-top washstand, upholstered recamier and armchair, long rosewood footstool, (some feet missing, some doors need work), 1-inch scale. $600-800


615. Four Bisque Shoulder Head Dollhouse Dolls, early 20th century, all with molded blonde hair, painted blue eyes, bisque lower limbs and molded booted feet, a gentleman with molded military moustache, in felt costume, ht. 7; a lady in printed Edwardian cotton outfit, ht. 6 1/4, (missing left foot); a lady’s maid in cream-colored dress, brown mohair wig and lace cap, ht. 5; and a chamber maid in black dress, muslin apron and lace cap, ht. 5 in., (tiny chip on finger). $300-400

616. Märklin Painted Steel Miniature Doll Stroller, early 20th century, cream vehicle with blue wheels and trim, ht. 5 3/4, (some damage on frame and wooden handle); and a red-trimmed drum set, 1/2-inch scale. $150-200

617. Three Glass-Eyed All-Bisque Dolls, with rigid necks, jointed limbs and molded shoes, two boys, one dressed in felt sailor suit and straw boater, the other in felt overcoat and white hat, (both with wear to costumes, one with sparse wig); and a girl in short cotton dress, molded brown shoes and blue socks, ht. 3 1/2 in. $300-400

618. Group of Soft-Metal Dollhouse Furniture, America/Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, Adain Cook soft-metal arm and side chairs, marble mantel fireplace with tools, two stone-top tables, footstool with upholstered top, doll carriage, swinging cradle (some damage), 1 to 1 1/2-inch scale; two bisque Charlottes, 1 in. $400-600

619. Blue-Painted Metal Dollhouse Bed, early 20th century, possibly Märklin, rounded-top head and foot boards with gold-accented scroll and bar design, flat springs, cotton mattress and bedding, ht. 4 3/16 x wd. 3 1/2 x lg. 6 1/8 in. $300-400


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620. Two Dollhouse Furniture-form Candy Containers, early 20th century, wood-grained paper-on-board upright musical piano, cerise satin-covered board chaise lounge, tops lift off, 1-inch scale. $250-350

621. Group of German Fruitwood Dollhouse Furniture, late 19th/early 20th century, three-drawer chest with mirror, sideboard, pier mirror, corner cabinet and corner shelf, parlor suite with sofa and four side chairs, light blue upholstery, (some finials, feet, and one drawer missing), 1-inch scale. $400-600

622. Group of Dollhouse Furniture, Germany, c. 1840s, faux walnut-grained wood including cabinet, four-drawer chest, round center table, four side chairs, square-top table, velvet covered sofa, arched top mirror, (one side chair missing two legs); maroon velvet-covered recamier, maroon velvet and fruitwood side chair, two upholstered side chairs and a handcrafted wing chair, 1-inch scale, 2-inch scale, and larger. $600-800

623. Five Pieces of Wooden Dollhouse Furniture, 1930s-50s, TynieToy blonde spinet piano, maple finish slant-front desk, Dutcher pine drop-leaf harvest table, three black-painted ladderback chairs, 1-inch scale. $400-600

624. Group of Natural Wood Arts & Crafts Dollhouse Furniture, early 20th century, round dining table, china cabinet, sideboard, tea cart, side chair, cheval mirror, highchair, and small server, 1inch scale. $200-300




625. Group of Small Dolls and China Half Dolls, late 19th/early 20th century, six all-bisque dolls, five with molded and painted hair and features, one with blue glass eyes, most jointed at shoulders and hips, one with cloth body, ht. 3 5/8-4 1/2; three waist-length ladies, molded clothes, ht. 3-4 in. $200-300

626. “American No. 0� Griswold Miniature Cast Iron Waffle Iron, patd. Dec. 1, 1908, lg. 7 1/4 in. $150-200

627. Four Assorted Doll Tea Sets, 20th century, Limoges with floral decoration, two Japanese, one gold lustre, the other with flowers, the fourth turned wood, (some pieces missing), 2-inch scale. $200-300

628. Group of Strombecker and Other Dollhouse Furniture, c. 1930s, natural finish walnut, two drop-well bureaus, two sideboards, two dining tables, nine side chairs, cabinet radio, magazine rack, two side tables, twin beds, mantel clock, two library tables, desk, Art Deco cabinet radio, two overstuffed chairs, woven rug, metal radiator, fireplace frame with brass fender, (one library table leg missing), 1-inch scale. $250-300

629. Group of Cream-painted Dollhouse Furniture, Germany, early 20th century, bed, two bureaus, dressing table, crib, library table, rocker, three side chairs, cotton bedding, pillow, and two rugs, 1 1/2-inch scale. $200-300

630. Small Lithographed Tin Cook Stove and Cooking Vessels, early 20th century, black flat top and turquoise brick pattern sides, three covered tin pots, stove ht. 2 5/8 x lg. 5 3/8 x dp. 3 3/4 in. $150-200

633. Early American Wooden Box Doll Room and Contents, mid19th century, box with open top, double front doors, side walls with glazed windows and fringed green and peach silk drapes, gray wallpaper with green festooned design border, woven geometric wall-to-wall carpet, furnished with Evans & Cartwright tin tester bed with mattress and bedding, pedestal table and a plant stand in yellow and brown Japanned finish, black painted tin Empire fire place, three Ives or Stevens & Brown cast iron Rococo revival side chairs, cloth and wire lady with hickory nut head seated in a handmade red fabric-covered board barrel chair, accessories including several vases, two small rugs, and eleven embossed soft-metal picture frames containing ten sepia prints and a tintype portrait, 1-inch scale, room ht. 8 1/2 x wd. 15 3/4 x dp. 13 7/8 in., (some general lot wear, normal paint chipping on all of the furniture). $800-1,200

634. Lithographed Paper on Wood Dollhouse, c. 1890, unknown maker, hinged front facade and hinged front door, one room on first and second floors, light blue painted roof, (slight paper wear on corners, some paint touch-up and regluing), ht. 11 7/8 x wd. 9 3/4 x dp. 6 5/8 in.


631. Miniature Gold-painted Doll’s Tin Washstand, early 20th century, with lace-trimmed net curtains, white pitcher and bowl (damaged), ht. 7 1/2 in., 2-inch scale, (base needs re-soldering). $150-200 632. Miniature Art Deco Glass Lemonade Set, Germany, early 20th century, pitcher, tray, and five glasses, in clear glass decorated with band of blue and black enamel around the rim, pitcher ht. 2 in. $150-200


Provenance: From the Washington Doll’s House and Toy Museum in Washington, D.C. Sold in 2006 when the entire collection was auctioned. Article by Flora Gill Jacobs and handwritten information from auction buyer are included. $500-700

635. Bliss-type Adirondack-style Dollhouse, early 20th century, brown and tan lithographed paper on wood, green-painted base and roof, back opening, three rooms and attic, (doors missing, wallpapers in rough condition, some exterior paper damage), ht. 17 3/8 x wd. 18 x dp. 9 3/8 in. $300-400


636. German All-Bisque Doll, indistinctly impressed Germany 6373, with rigid neck, closed mouth, fixed brown glass eyes, blonde mohair wig on plaster pate, jointed hips and shoulders, molded red shoes, white socks, and blue garters, in homemade black satin outfit embroidered Souvenir, ht. 6 1/2 in., (black specks on right cheek, mold roughness on right temple by rim, chip on right shoulder). $200-300

637. Group of Miniature All-Bisque Dolls and Half Dolls, approximately twenty-five, including three Frozen Charlottes, five babies with rigid necks and jointed limbs, two Japanese dolls, and five small half dolls. $150-200

638. Glass-Eyed All-Bisque Doll, Germany, early 20th century, with rigid neck, closed mouth, fixed blue glass eyes, blonde mohair wig, jointed limbs, painted blue socks, molded shoes, pink crochet dress and underwear, ht. 5 in., (small black mark on left arm, minor repair to inner right leg loop). $200-300

639. Five All-Bisque Dolls on Original Sales Card, c. 1920-30, with rigid necks, molded brown bobbed hair, jointed limbs and painted red shoes, in original silk flapper costumes and red felt cloche hats, ht. 3 1/4, tied onto yellow sales card numbered 9502, 4 3/4 x 8 in., (one untied and missing hat); and two similar all-bisque dolls. $200-300

640. Seven Small Bisque Dolls, France and Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, one with molded and painted bisque head, fivepiece composition body, French costume; bisque bonnet head with cloth body, bisque hands and feet; five all-bisque, jointed at shoulders and hips, molded hair and features, 1920s-30s outfits, (one leg chipped), ht. 3-6 3/4 in. $150-250

641. Three Small Bisque Dolls, Heubach 44.18 with open mouth, fixed blue eyes, synthetic wig and five-piece composition body, ht. 8 1/2, (repair on right cheek); and a pair of twins impressed Germany 13/0, with open mouths, weighted blue glass eyes, blonde wigs, five-piece composition bodies with molded brown heeled shoes, one in short aqua taffeta dress, the other in underwear only, ht. 6 1/2 in., (one arm probably replaced). $300-400

642. Three Small Bisque Dolls, late 19th/early 20th century, allbisque baby impressed 11001/I, with rigid neck, domed head, tuft of painted hair, closed mouth, painted blue eyes, jointed at shoulders and hips, in cotton dress, bonnet and pink jacket, ht. 6, (arms replaced); all-bisque girl with rigid neck, painted eyes, jointed at shoulders and hips, molded shoes, and pink crochet dress, ht. 5; and a bisque girl with molded blonde bobbed hair, painted blue side-glancing eyes, pink crepe paper fancy dress and parasol, ht. 8 1/2 in. $150-200

643. M채rklin Brass Dollhouse Three-Branch Chandelier, Germany, early 20th century, ruffled white glass shades and clear light bulbs, (repairs on central column, one bulb damaged at socket), ht. 5 in., 1-inch scale. $200-300

644. Mahogany-stained Wood Dollhouse Wall Telephone, early 20th century, nickel metal parts, ht. 4 9/16 in., 1-inch scale. $200-300

645. Three Pieces of Dollhouse Furniture, 19th and 20th century, black-painted cast iron sleigh bed and side chair, probably Stevens and Brown, painted wood facsimile of the Carver chair, (some paint chipping), 1-inch scale. $250-300

646. Group of Japanese Bamboo and Rattan Dollhouse Furniture, 1920s-30s, parlor set with maroon velvet seats, sofa, table, four side chairs, one armchair; seven assorted green-stained chairs with embossed seats, and bamboo table with three chairs, (slight lot imperfections). $400-600

647. Lot of Blue and White Doll China, late 19th/early 20th century, Flow Blue Hong Kong pattern including two platters, cake plate, four soups, serving plate, and three dishes (one chip, one crack); Blue Willow plates, three cups and saucers, and a creamer. $100-150

648. Three Small Bisque Dollhouse Dolls with Glass Eyes, late 19th/early 20th century, a Simon & Halbig shoulder head lady doll with cloth body and bisque limbs, in handmade silk outfit, ht. 6; two all-bisque girls jointed at shoulders and hips, with mohair wigs, in original outfits, ht. 3 1/2 in., (all with damaged or missing legs). $200-300

649. Eight Small Bisque Dolls with Painted Eyes, late 19th/early 20th century, seven all-bisque dollhouse dolls, jointed at shoulders and hips, mostly in original outfits, ht. 2 1/4-4; bisque doll impressed 130, with molded features and five-piece composition body, in original uniform, ht. 5 in., (missing left leg). $200-300

650. Large Lot of Painted Wood Dollhouse Furniture, 1930s, eight-piece apple-green kitchen, seven-piece blue dining room, seven-piece pink bedroom, four-piece cream-colored bathroom, four-piece cream-colored bedroom, green dressing table, red sofa and armchair, and ten accessories, 1/2 and 1-inch scale, (some paint wear). $200-300

655. Lot of Dollhouse Furniture, c. 1930s, painted wood furniture comprising TynieToy three-piece screen; four side chairs, threepiece bathroom set, three-piece bedroom set, easy chair, table, tall cloth, three table lamps and bowl; china stove and tub; “Sally Anne” cast iron carpet sweeper, 1/2 and 1-inch scale. $75-100

656. Three Painted Metal Dollhouse Beds and Two All-Bisque Dolls, early 20th century, tubular frames with metal mesh headand footboards and sides, dolls have molded and painted features, mohair wigs, jointed at shoulders only, molded shoes and socks, (paint loss on beds), ht. 2 7/8 in. $300-400

657. Incised Jumeau Bisque Bébé, marked Jumeau 3 and red painter’s marks C X II, with closed mouth, outlined lips, fixed amber brown paperweight eyes, feathered brows, pierced ears, long cinnamon mohair wig (tightly fixed down, not removed), and jointed fixed-wrist papier-mâché body in the original finish, dressed in period two-piece costume of pale gold silk with fitted jacket over ruched aqua plastron and pleated skirt, matching bonnet, undergarments, knitted socks and monogrammed leather shoes stamped 2, ht. 11 1/2 in., (glued crack from left temple to top of cheek, eyes probably reset, piercing chip on left ear, some wear in left front of jacket, skirt and socks). $2,000-3,000



651. Five Pieces of Arcade Cast Iron Dollhouse Furniture, bluepainted nursery high chair, crib, armchair, two pot chairs, (some paint loss), 1-inch scale. $250-300

652. German Painted Tin Toy Candy Scale, possibly Märklin, shaded cream and blue with gilt accents, the fulcrum shaped like a pair of bobbing swans, with brass pans and four miniature weights, base wd. 6 1/2 in., (overall excellent, minor losses). $500-800

653. Collection of Miniature Items, late 19th/early 20th century, carved coral charms in the form of two elephants and two pigs, a beetle nut drum-form tape-measure and egg-shaped container, sterling-handled mother-of-pearl knife, metal mesh doll purse, and a ribbon swirl marble, largest elephant lg. 1 1/2 in. $100-150

654. Seven Assorted Small Dolls, late 19th/early 20th century, five china shoulder heads, four with cotton bodies and bisque limbs, the fifth with leather body and limbs (head repaired, one bisque arm missing), two celluloid babies, in silk and cotton outfits, ht. 3 3/4-7 3/4 in. $150-250

658. Pressed Bisque Bébé by Emile Denamur, impressed E 6 D, with closed mouth, outlined lips, fixed threaded blue paperweight eyes, feathered brows, pierced ears with earrings, original blonde mohair wig on cork pate, fully-jointed composition body in the original finish, dressed in cream two-piece embroidered design, matching bonnet, undergarments, and period brown kid lace-up boots stamped 6 Deposé, maiden trademark and Au Louvre Paris paper label, ht. 16 in., (stringing needs tightening). Note: The dress is a custom-made copy of a portrait Jumeau costume in the Strong Museum. The original bonnet and shoes are included with the doll. Purchased from Ma Tante Zoe shop in Paris. $2,000-3,000

659. Fine Bisque Bru Jne. 3 Bébé, impressed Bru Jne 3 on head and Bru Jne No. 3 on shoulderplate, with pressed bisque swivel head on kid-lined shoulder plate with molded breasts and shoulder blades, closed mouth with delicate outline and tongue, fixed threaded cornflower blue paperweight eyes with dark liner circling the upper lids, “mismatched” feathered brows, pierced ears with glass drop earrings, original brown mohair wig on cork pate, sprung neck joint, Chevrot body with scalloped neckline and paper label (missing lower right section), kid-covered wood upper arms, shapely bisque lower arms, articulated thighs and carved and painted wood lower legs, in period homemade black and red striped cotton dirndl, lawn split drawers, petticoat, chemise, pintucked muslin blouse with broderie anglasise decoration, knitted maroon stockings, and leather shoes stamped Bru Jne Paris, ht. 14 1/2 in., (tiny piercing chip on left ear, very minor rubs on right eyebrow and lower cheeks). $10,000-15,000

660. No lot. 661. Armand Marseille 1894 Bisque Doll, impressed AM 1894 1 DEP, with open mouth, fixed brown glass eyes, brown mohair wig (not removed), fully-jointed composition body, and period pale blue pin-tucked dress, cotton undergarments, straw hat, and leatherette shoes, ht. 17 in., (mismatched body partly repainted and appears too large for the head). $200-300 662. Simon & Halbig 1079 Bisque Doll, impressed S.H. 1079 DEP, 7 Germany, with open mouth, weighted brown glass eyes (left slightly scratched), pierced ears, synthetic wig, and fully-jointed composition body with separate balls at shoulder joints, in period white lawn dress, cotton undergarments, knitted socks and leatherette shoes, ht. 16 in., (slight rub on forehead, body repainted, right hand too small). $250-300 663. Two Simon & Halbig Kammer & Reinhardt Bisque Dolls in Highland Dress, the smaller impressed L Halbig K*R, with closed mouth, fixed blue glass eyes, original blonde mohair wig, and five-piece composition body with molded black heeled shoes and painted stockings, (paint wear on left leg, two rubs and two glaze blemishes on right cheek), the larger impressed K*R Halbig, with open mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, original blonde mohair wig, and five-piece composition body with molded black heeled shoes and green stockings, (paint chips on feet), dressed respectively in original red and green tartan kilts, sporeigns and black velvet jackets, ht. 5 3/4 and 7 in., (wear in green tartan). $200-300 664. Kestner 143 Bisque Child Doll, impressed Made in Germany, E 10, 143, with open mouth, two upper teeth, full cheeks, weighted blue glass eyes, original short blonde mohair wig (not removed) on plaster pate, and fully-jointed composition body with original finish, ink-stamped Germany 1 1/2, in period factory-made muslin chemise and straw hat, ht. 17 1/2 in., (firing flaw on left ear, minor rub on neck socket, minor black mark on left cheek); and a later pink rayon dress. $400-600 665. Kestner Century Doll Co. Character Baby, impressed Century Coll Co., Kestner, Germany, with flange neck, domed head, slightly molded hair, closed pouty mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, cloth body with swivel-jointed legs and composition arms (paint worn), in muslin dress, ht. 17 1/2 in., (visible mold line and some graininess on back of head). $200-300 666. Handwerck Bisque Child Doll, impressed Germany, Heinrich Handwerck, Simon & Halbig, 4, with open mouth, four upper teeth, weighted blue glass eyes, molded brows, pierced ears (tiny chip left), original brown mohair wig, fully-jointed composition body, period pinstriped silk dress, cotton undergarment, and later shoes and socks, ht. 24 in., (wig and costume not removed, hands shellacked, tiny black mark on left cheek). $600-800

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667. Two Armand Marseille 370 Bisque Shoulder Head Dolls in Period Costumes, both impressed 370 AM-0 1/2-Dep. one with open mouth, blue glass eyes (right damaged, both now fixed), brown mohair wig, jointed kid body with composition lower limbs, and belted cream cotton coat-dress with tartan collar, ht. 19 1/2, (hands scrubbed); the other with open mouth, weighted brown glass eyes with mohair lashes, brown mohair wig, jointed kid body with composition lower legs and bisque lower arms (three chipped fingers on left), knee-length printed cotton dress, undergarments, leatherette shoes, and straw hat, ht. 17 in. $250-300 668. All-Bisque Character Baby Sitting on Pincushion, Germany, early 20th century, with painted hair and eyes, open/closed smiling mouth, bent-limb body jointed at shoulders and hips, in yellow-trimmed black satin outfit, sitting on yellow satin pincushion, doll ht. 3 1/2, cushion 3 3/4 in. square. $75-125





669. Kestner 154 Bisque Shoulder Head Doll, “Leonora,” impressed 154 dep. 2 1/2, with open mouth, molded upper teeth, fixed blue glass eyes, plaster pate, original ash-blonde mohair wig, jointed leather body with bisque lower arms, plaid cotton outfit, apron and undergarments, ht. 16 in., (chipped finger on left hand). $250-300

670. Bisque Swivel-Head Dollhouse Doll in Regional Dress, with closed mouth, fixed blue glass eyes, long golden mohair wig arranged in two plaits, swivel neck on kid-lined shoulderplate (now glued rigid), cloth body with bisque lower arms and molded black booted feet, in original cotton and velvet regional costume, ht. 6, (tear in fabric of right knee), holding a tiny bisque baby with molded blonde hair and remains of ribbon-trimmed lace robe, ht. 2 3/4 in. $200-300

671. Miniature Bisque Shoulder Head Doll in Regional Dress, probably Kling, with closed mouth, fixed brown glass eyes, molded blonde hair arranged in center parting and waves, cloth body with bisque hands, bisque legs with blue garters and booted feet, in original German regional costume of black wool skirt, cream satin apron, velvet bodice and matching headdress, ht. 6 1/2 in., (missing left foot, headdress and apron fragile). $200-300

672. All-Bisque Doll, probably Kestner, with kid-lined swivel neck, closed mouth, weighted brown glass eyes, feathered brows, blonde mohair wig (not removed), five-piece body with diagonal hip joints, molded black boots with heels, white socks, and pink garters, in drop-waist sea green silk dress, matching lace-trimmed bonnet, cotton petticoat and draws, ht. 7 1/4 in., (light rubs on left cheek and lower neck socket, flake on corner of right outer eye rim, section of body glued, chip on right shoulder at stringing hole, minor paint rubs on boots, costume fragile). $400-600




673. Petite Jumeau-type Bisque Swivel Head Child Fashion Doll, impressed 3/o, with closed mouth, fixed pale blue glass eyes outlined in dark blue, feathered brows, pierced ears with blue glass earrings, matching necklace, original blonde mohair wig (not removed) on cork pate, kid-lined bisque shoulderplate, sturdy cream kid body with gusseted hips and individually stitched fingers, in original speckled cream and blue wool knee-length coat dress with blue silk piping, buttons and lace edging, organdy undergarments, knitted stockings, and later side-button blue kid boots, ht. 10 1/2 in. $1,500-2,000

674. Kestner All-Bisque Doll, impressed 1 1/4, with kid-lined socket neck, round face, closed mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, feathered brows, French braided blonde mohair wig on plaster pate, jointed five-piece “wrestler” type body with bent chubby elbows, molded socks with pink garters and black booted feet, in period pink and silk ecru dress and hat, ht. 7 in., (tiny flake top of left leg, small flakes and possible retouch on soles of boots). $2,000-3,000

675. Small Kestner All-Bisque Girl Doll, impressed 1, with closed mouth, fixed blue glass eyes, feathered brows, blonde mohair wig, jointed at neck, shoulders and hips, in handmade French-style blue cotton dress, ht. 5 3/4 in., (tiny chip to of left leg). $400-600

676. Three All-Bisque Dolls, Germany and Japan, 20th century, pair of character boys with painted blonde hair and blue eyes, jointed shoulders, rigid legs, dressed in single-piece molded romper suits, red belts, white socks, and black shoes, ht. 6 1/4; and a small girl nodder dressed in molded light green 1920s coat and hat, ht. 4 in. $200-300



Note: The girl was named “Genevieve O’Brien” by her original owner. $200-300

680. Handwerck Bisque Child Doll, early 20th century, impressed 99 DEP, Handwerck, Halbig 3, with open mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, molded brows, pierced ears, brown hair wig (not removed), and fully-jointed composition body in the original finish, wearing very fragile period pale yellow silk dress and matching hat, slip and white leatherette shoes, ht. 20 1/2 in., (ear-piercing chips, small flake outer corner of left eye, minor surface scratch on forehead, replacement hands, paint wear on ball joints). $400-600

678. Kestner Bisque Boy Doll, impressed D Made in Germany 8, resembling mold 143, with full cheeks, open mouth, two upper teeth, wide-set large brown eyes (now fixed), plaster pate, dark blonde mohair wig, and fully-jointed composition body inkstamped in red Germany, ht. 13 in., (old hairline back of head, faint rubs on both cheeks, strawberry mark by right ear, body with original finish but hands and feet repainted). $800-1,200

681. Large Kestner Bisque Child Doll, “Dorothy,” impressed 18 103, with closed mouth, accented lips, weighted brown glass eyes (slightly loose), multi-stroke brows, original blonde mohair wig on plaster pate, and jointed nine-piece composition body with straight wrists and original finish, wearing child’s sleeveless whitework dress, cotton undergarments, knitted socks and aqua kid shoes, (wig matted, slight rubs on both cheeks, nose, left eyebrow, eyelid, and the tops of both ears, two fingers damaged, wear to hip sockets and knee joints), pillow and quilt.

677. Pair of Large Pink All-Bisque Dolls, with closed mouths, painted blue eyes, rigid necks and jointed limbs, one modeled as a boy with molded blonde hair, the other as a girl impressed 653/4 and 654/4, with wavy molded blonde hair held with a blue bow, in cream-colored muslin dress, ht. 7 in., (boy with flesh-colored chip at shoulder joint).

679. Armand Marseille 971 Bisque Character Boy, impressed Germany, 971, A. 2 M., D.R.G.M. 267, with open mouth, two upper teeth, blue glass eyes (loose), blonde mohair wig, and fivepiece bent-limb composition body (body scrubbed and several sizes too small), in pale blue romper suit, ht. 13 in. $300-400

Provenance: Accompanied by a tintype photograph of Dorothy and her original owner, Marjorie Bouvé, born in 1879 in Hull, Massachusetts. Bouvé attended school at the Boston Normal School of Gymnastics, and earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University. In 1913, accompanied by six other women, she founded the Boston School of Physical Education. In 1925, she founded her own school, the Bouvé School, which merged with the BSPE in 1930, forming the Bouvé-Boston School of Physical Education, with Bouvé serving as director until 1948. Although she died in 1970, Marjorie’s legacy remains until this day in the form of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, part of Northeastern University. $3,000-4,000




682. Kestner Bisque Head Doll, Germany, late 19th century, brown glass sleeping eyes, closed mouth, impressed 13, original blonde mohair wig, straight wrist composition body, period handmade white cotton bonnet, dress, and underclothing, navy blue socks, period brown kid shoes, (some paint wear, left knee repaired), ht. 19; dark brown moiré paper-covered period box, (cover damage), ht. 4 3/8 x lg. 20 3/4 x wd. 8 3/4 in. $800-1,200

683. Late Kestner 168 Bisque Child Doll, impressed Made in Germany, 6 1/2. 168. 7 1/2, with open mouth, molded upper teeth, weighted blue glass eyes, lower painted lashes, cardboard pate, chestnut mohair wig with blue ribbons, fully-jointed composition body, period lawn pin-tucked dress with ribbon inserts, undergarments and stockings, ht. 18 in., (white imperfections on cheeks, wear to fingers).




686. S.F.B.J. 301 Bisque Doll, impressed 301, Unis France in ellipse and 71, 14 on either side, with open mouth, molded teeth, weighted blue eyes with painted lower lashes and molded brows, later hair wig, fully-jointed French composition body, period undergarments and replacement two-piece bébé-style dress and bonnet, ht. 15 1/2 in., (paint wear on hands, mold irregularities on rim at back of head). $200-300

687. Two Bisque Shoulder Head Dolls, Germany, late 19th century, blue threaded-glass stationary eyes, closed mouth, one impressed 950 (small flake under left eye), smaller doll has a kid body and limbs, bisque hands (one chipped), the other has a cloth body and limbs, composition hands (chips), both have original blonde wigs, period cotton outfits, (both shoulderplates damaged). $200-300

Note: This doll was named “Arabella” by her original owner. $300-400

684. DEP Bisque Child Doll, for the French market, impressed DEP 7, with open mouth, molded teeth, weighted brown glass eyes with wax lids, painted lower lashes, pierced ears, chestnut hair wig (not removed), repainted French fully-jointed composition body, drop-waist candy stripe taffeta costume, ht. 17 3/4 in., (upper lashes faintly drawn in pencil, wig pulls behind right ear). $300-400

685. Black Painted Bisque Doll, Germany, with open mouth, vibrant red lips, inset teeth, weighted black glass eyes, rough composition body with unjointed legs, stuffed upper arms and composition hands, in period pictographic print dress and headdress, ht. 11 1/2 in., (right lower eye chip, left hand replaced, costume stained, light rubs on lips). $200-250

688. Small Bisque Character Baby, impressed 604, probably Bahr & Proschild, with open mouth, brown glass eyes (fixed open), fivepiece bent-limb composition body, period handmade cotton dress and pink flannel coat and hat, ht. 7 1/2 in., (chips top and bottom of left inner eye socket, clothes and paint on body dirty). $150-250

689. Pressed Bisque Barrois-type Shoulder Head Fashion Doll, c. 1860s, impressed 2 on shoulder plate, with closed mouth, incised and painted blue eyes, feathered brows, pierced ears, replacement strawberry blonde wig, cream kid body without gussets, mitten hands, period two-piece white lawn dress, white cotton drawers, stockings, and white kid shoes marked 2, ht. 15 in., (ear piercing chip, hairline and rim chip left temple, hairline middle of forehead, paint imperfections on forehead, clothes toned). $250-350



690. German Bisque Swivel-Head Lady Doll, possibly Kling, of French appearance, with closed mouth, weighted brown paperweight eyes (tiny scratch on right), multi-stroke brows, dark blonde mohair wig, kid-lined neck socket on deep shoulder plate, gusseted kid body with bisque lower arms, and later two-piece cotton outfit and undergarments, ht. 17 in.; and an additional satin costume, (missing right thumb, shoulder plate re-glued to body, damage to left elbow joint, body with pin pricks from a former costume). $800-1,200

691. Bisque Jumeau Bébé in Chinese Silk Costume, early 20th century, impressed 6, with open mouth, upper teeth, fixed brown paperweight eyes, pierced ears, elaborate black hair wig (not removed), composition body jointed at shoulders and hips, in elaborate period light blue silk brocade outfit trimmed with cerise and black floral bands, covered with cerise silk vest with applied black and green edge band fastening with gilt-toned buttons, for approx. 18 in. doll, (scattered raised firing dots, some imperfections and fading). $1,500-2,000

692. Kestner 211 Bisque Character Toddler Doll, impressed J.D.K. 211, with open/closed mouth, double chin, brown glass eyes (fixed open), blonde mohair wig (not removed), fully-jointed composition body in original finish, single-piece knitted underwear, blue dress, cotton print apron, bonnet and handmade aqua kid shoes, ht. 11 in., (wig sparse, hands yellowed), in later “Sunruco Sunbabe” doll box. $400-600



693. Polichinelle Marionette Doll, with German bisque socket head impressed 13/0, open mouth, fixed black glass eyes, wavy blonde mohair wig, papier-mâché torso with front and back humps, bisque lower arms, original pale blue and cream satin costume and hat trimmed with metal-thread fringe, silk ribbons and ruff, metal-thread strings with bells connecting arms and legs to bone suspension ring on hat, ht. 18 in., (satin fragile on both arms, left arm detached). $300-500

694. Kammer & Reinhardt “Gretchen” Bisque Head Character Doll, c. 1909, blue-painted intaglio eyes (tiny flake under right eye), closed pouty mouth, impressed 114 mark, blonde human hair wig, fully-jointed composition body, handmade white cotton outfit, blue satin sash, light blue socks, white kid shoes, (paint slightly rubbed on limbs, socks faded, shoes discolored), ht. 12 in. $1,000-1,500

695. Kammer & Reinhardt Bisque Head Character Toddler, Germany, early 20th century, sleeping blue glass eyes, open mouth, impressed 126 K & R mark, five-piece composition toddler body, (wig missing, little finger left hand damaged, paint slightly scuffed on hand and feet), ht. 8 in. $200-300

696. Four Dolls, German Schöberl & Becker No. 43 all-celluloid girl with mermaid trademark, rigid neck, molded bobbed blonde hair, closed mouth, fixed blue eyes, jointed limbs, period pink taffeta dress, faded red felt jacket and beret marked A-Z Bekleidung, ht. 16, (coat missing a button, minimal rubs on celluloid); a Rheinische Gummi celluloid baby, ht. 3; a tiny all-bisque doll, ht. 1 1/4; and an all-bisque doll with painted eyes and jointed arms, under dome, ht. 3 3/4 in. $200-300

697. Kestner Bisque Shoulder Head Doll, impressed 7 1/0 at edge of shoulder, with open mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, dark blonde hair wig, jointed kid body, bisque hands, period gray and red plaid dress, white christening gown and slip, ht. 17 1/4 in., (kid repair on right arm). $200-300

698. Armand Marseille Bisque Dream Baby, c. 1920s, impressed A.M. 341-3, with closed mouth, weighted blue glass eyes, cloth body, composition hands, and handcrafted cotton outfit, ht. 14 in. $100-150

699. Two Schuco Miniature Mohair Teddy Bears, early 20th century, one blonde with peach felt feet, the other a pink compact whose body opens to reveal compartment and mirror, both with black bead eyes, embroidered features, jointed at neck, shoulders and hips, ht. 2 5/8 and 3 5/8 in. $400-600

700. Four Schuco Miniature Mohair Animals, 1920s-30s, ginger monkey compact with metal face and glass eyes, ht. 3 1/4; pink, cream-colored, and black teddy bears, black bead eyes, embroidered noses and mouths, all with felt feet, (moth damage on lot), ht. 2 1/2 in. $300-400

701. Early Steiff Miniature Yellow Mohair Teddy Bear, c. 1905, underscored “F” button, black embroidered nose and mouth, glass eyes, excelsior stuffing, padless feet, (traces of fur), ht. 5 1/4 in. $150-250

702. Two Steiff Mohair Recumbent Male Lions, 1950s, unjointed, with golden mohair fur, dark brown tipped manes, amber glass eyes, embroidered pink noses, black mouths and claws, and excelsior stuffing, lg. 17, 25 in., (missing buttons and chest tags). $150-200

703. Boxed Steiff 1907 Reproduction Teddy Bear, 1980, with long ginger mohair, black plastic eyes, ear button, and cloth tag, chest tag, growler, excelsior stuffing, beige felt pads, and certificate, ht. 13 in. $250-300

704. Steiff “Jocko” Brown Mohair Chimp on Swing, with amber glass eyes, peach felt face, hands, and feet, excelsior stuffing, swivel joints, button and tag in left ear, seated ht. 9, (light wear and dirt, including spot on nose), and a white-painted swingchair, ht. 14 in. $300-400

705. Steiff Original White Mohair Dove, with black bead eyes on pink felt discs, plastic beak and feet, plumed tail feathers (scattered spotting), paper tag, button and cloth tag, ht. 9 in. $250-300

706. Steiff Rust Mohair and Orange Plush Long-Haired Dachshund “Waldi,” 1950s, with airbrushed details on head and limbs, brown plastic eyes, jointed neck, brown embroidered nose, mouth, and claws, excelsior stuffing, and red leatherette collar, lg. to tip of tail 24 in., (missing button and chest tag). $75-100

707. Miniature Steiff Mohair Sitting Bunny, “Manni,” mid-20th century, unjointed, cream and tan mohair with airbrushed accents, black ear tips, amber glass eyes, ear button, red embroidered nose and mouth, ht. 4 1/2 in., (chest tag detached). $150-200

708. Hide-Covered Donkey and Steer, Germany, early 20th century, glass eyes, leather tack and collar, (steer missing nose, hoof damage on both animals), lg. 3 1/2 in. $150-200

709. Steiff Ride-On Bear Cub, mid-20th century, dark brown and white synthetic fur, beige plush muzzle, brown embroidered nose, ear button, steel frame, rubber tires on red steel wheels, (wear on right ear), ht. 24 x lg. 30 in. $300-500

710. Early Black Bristle Mohair Cat on Wheels, probably Steiff, c. 1920s, with amber glass eyes, cream nose and mouth, steel frame and cast wheels, lg. 7 in., (slight fur loss, probably originally wore a collar). $600-800

711. Early Wool Flannel Sleeping Cat and a Steiff Cream Mohair Squirrel, late 19th and early 20th century, curled-up kitty with black stenciled tiger stripes and black embroidered features, lg. 7; and a sitting squirrel with swivel joints at necks, shoulders and hips, excelsior stuffing, black steel eyes, tan embroidered nose, mouth and claws, ht. 11 in., (missing button, some moth wear on both). $200-300

712. Early Dressed Steiff Golden Mohair Teddy Bear, with black shoe button eyes, horizontally-stitched black nose, hump back, excelsior stuffing, peach felt pads, and stitched claws, wearing period handmade plaid skirt, navy blue wool coat and red-lined hooded cape, ht. 11 1/2 in., (scattered fur loss including areas on face, back of head and ears, missing button, tears and repair to three of the joints, holes on foot pads, fur slightly matted where exposed, moth holes in wool). $2,000-3,000


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713. Small Early Steiff Blonde Mohair Teddy Bear, with black button eyes, stitched brown nose, mouth, and claws, excelsior stuffing, swivel joints, back hump and cream felt pads, ht. 91 1/2 in., (missing button, stuffing shifted, moth damage in all four pads, holes in three, holes on right inner thigh and under chin, fur missing on back left heel, fur sparse on parts of chest, back, arms, and face). $200-250

714. Small Cinnamon Steiff Bear on Wheels, c. 1905, with black shoe button eyes, black embroidered nose and mouth, excelsior stuffing, and spoked cast-iron wheels, lg. 9 in., (scattered fur loss). $800-1,200

715. Early Steiff Blonde Mohair Dog on Wheels, c. 1913, black shoe button eyes, blonde felt face, ears, and legs, excelsior stuffing, cast iron wheels, (moth damage on ears, face, and fur, button missing), lg. 12 in. $150-200

716. Cream-colored Mohair Sitting Dog, c. 1930s, amber glass eyes (one missing), black embroidered nose and mouth, excelsior stuffing, unjointed, (fiber loss on muzzle, spotty fur loss, mostly on tail), ht. 14 in. $100-150



717. Early Ideal Gold Mohair Teddy Bear, with wide triangular head, round side-set ears, black shoe button eyes, felt nose replaced with black embroidered nose, black claws, swivel joints at head, shoulders and hips, excelsior stuffing, gold felt pads, and hind feet that taper to a point, (overall moth damage, body and legs need stuffing), ht. 10 in. $200-300

718. Two-Piece Fashion Doll’s Outfit, c. 1890, of pale pink and aqua silk, with fitted lined jacket fastening at front with two lines of mother-of-pearl buttons, two-tier skirt with short gathered train and pocket, cotton undergarments, and brown leather shoes ink-stamped 1, to fit approx. 14-15 in. fashion doll, (missing one button, overall fading and wear, tear in the left sleeve), worn by a later Armand Marseille shoulder head doll with jointed leatherette body and bisque hands, overall ht. 15 1/2 in. $300-400

719. Tan and Beige Wool and Silk Two-Piece Fashion Doll Dress, machine-stitched, princess style jacket, bustle-back skirt, with ruched and pleated details, accented with bows, for approx. 15-16 in. doll, (slight moth wear). $300-500

720. Boxed Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine, No. 221-1, with attachments and instructions, (working surfaces scratched, some parts missing). $200-300

721. Boxed Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine, No. 221-1, with attachments and instructions, (working surfaces scratched, some parts replaced or missing). $200-300

731. Three Pairs of Kid Baby Boots, late 19th century, lace-up, one red, black, and tan, the other white and black, lg. 4-4 3/8 in., (some lot wear). $150-200

722. Small Lot of Doll Items, early 20th century, pink sateen and lace dress for approx. 20 in. doll; green and blue plaid dress, white pinafore and slip for approx. 21 in. doll; blue and white patchwork quilt and a white cotton coverlet, 20 x 12 and 21 x 15 in., respectively, (some lot fading). $100-150

732. Group of Doll Clothing, 19th and 20th century, including a fashion doll’s striped taffeta skirt (only) from a two-piece outfit, with blue silk overlay, for approx. 16-18 in. doll, chocolate brown velvet overcoat, fur-edged blue velvet winter coat, child’s blue velvet short jacket, black silk parasol, cream-colored checked cotton dress, cotton petticoats, drawers, and other undergarments; and a group of mid to late 20th century doll clothing. $200-300

723. No lot.

724. Porcelain Chocolate Child’s Set and Plated Silver Spoons, early 20th century, gold-accented floral design on white ground, pot, creamer, covered sugar, six plates, six cups, five saucers, two cake plates, seven fiddle-back spoons, (finials on covers damaged). $150-250

725. Two Pieces of Tartanware, late 19th century, McPherson pincushion in the form of a two-handled cup, dia. 2 3/8; McDuff rectangular container with a slant lid, ht. 2 3/8 in. $200-300

726. Pair of Brown Kid Fashion Doll Boots, late 19th century, with brass buttons and black heels, lg. 2 1/2 in., (finish wear). $150-200

727. Three Pairs of Kid Doll Boots, late 19th century, tan with laces, light green with ties, olive green with buttons, lg. 2 1/8-3 in., (buttons and heels missing, general wear). $200-300

728. Three Pairs of Small Doll Shoes, late 19th century, all with ties, white kid, black kid, and brown faux leather saddle-type, lg. 1 3/4-2 in., (lot wear). $150-200

729. Three Pairs of Kid Doll Shoes, early 20th century, all with ties, white, navy, and brown, lg. 2 1/4-3 in., (brown pair worn). $150-200

730. Two Pairs of Child’s Shoes, late 19th/early 20th century, black and tan kid boots, with shoe button closing, lg. 5; and a pair of wood, leather and steel clogs, lg. 5 1/2 in., (leather damage). $100-200

733. Group of Assorted Doll and Children’s Shoes, late 19th/early 20th century, various button and lace-up styles, in kid, fabric, and faux leather, lg. 2 3/4-5 1/8; a pair of cream-colored cotton stockings; and a small Frozen Charlotte in velvet sewing pouch, ht. 4 1/2 in. $150-200

734. Pair of French Pink Kid Doll Shoes, late 19th century, with metal buckle, cloth ties and iron heel, lg. 2 1/4 in., (color faded). $200-300

735. Fashion Doll Accessories, late 19th and 20th century, a pale pink satin parasol, a pocket watch with fob chain, three valises suitable for fashion dolls, a dome-top bandbox, a straw picnic hamper containing three tiny straw hats (two with damaged brims), and the dark green silk jacket from a walking outfit (very worn). $300-400

736. Group of Doll Reference Books, mid-20th century, including Sewing for 20th Century Dolls; Wendy and Friends; Lenci Dolls; Cloth Dolls; All-Bisque and Half-Bisque Dolls; The American Doll Artist, Vol. 1; The Effanbee Patsy Family; Collector’s History of the Teddy Bear; Twentieth Century Dolls; My Darling Dolls; etc. $100-150

737. Group of Doll Accessories, late 19th century, metal mesh, glass beaded, and steel bead doll purses, fan with painted wood sticks and tan lace leaf, lg. 4 1/4 in.; Asian brass headdress. $75-125

738. Tinted Bisque Figural Group of Children Riding a Wild Boar, early 20th century, three figures in short skirts and hats, riding a running pig, lg. 7 3/4 in., (damage to front child and pig’s tail). $300-400

739. Assorted Antique Clothing Accessories and Trims, 19th century, net and bead bonnets, printed challis shawl, large bone comb, lace pieces, two pairs of fancy stockings, apron, pair of light blue kid baby shoes, novelty wall pocket, pair of white kid opera gloves, etc., contained in a leather and board suitcase. $100-150

740. Three Small Table Items, 19th century, brass bird-form sewing bird; lac burgaute book-form photo case containing a daguerreotype of a young man, ht. 2 3/16; round lacquer snuffbox with putti scene on cover, dia. 2 1/2 in. $200-300

741. Two Ladies’ Parasols, 19th century, one cream-colored lace over royal blue silk, carved ivory handle and tip, lg. 30 3/4; one black lace over cream-colored silk, carved bone handle, (tip missing, splits in silk linings), lg. 20 3/4 in. $200-400

742. Small Lot of Materials for Making Doll Clothes, early 20th century including, beads, sequins, silk fabric, etc., (some damage). $150-200

743. Painted Wood and Paper Fan, 19th century, lithographed paper leaf with hand-colored 18th century figural scene, wooden sticks with hand-painted scroll and floral decoration and mirror on the end stick, lg. 18 in. $200-300

744. Miscellaneous Group of Doll Items, late 19th/early 20th century, parasol, two Japanese fans and lacquer snuffbox, and six French paper book-form boxes with fashion text, (some lot wear). $100-150

745. Boston Sunday Herald Paper Doll Set, early 20th century, chromolithographed figure of an elegant young woman in black corset and petticoat, and seventeen costume overlays, including ball gowns, wedding and walking outfits, figure and costumes 10 in., (figure missing feet, some edge loss and damage), in later card folder. $150-200

746. Doll Soft-Metal Tea Set in a Wicker Basket, 20th century, teapot, covered sugar, six cups and saucers, six teaspoons, covered oval container, blue silk lining, napkins and spoon fitted inside cover, (creamer missing, silk unstable), basket, ht. 2 7/8 x lg. 5 x wd. 4 5/8 in. $150-200

747. Large Assortment of Doll Costuming Materials, 20th century, ribbons, trims, cords, fabrics, edgings, mostly silk, rosettes, button, findings, etc. $200-300

748. Assorted Sewing Items, late 19th/early 20th century, two metal sewing birds, boxed 14kt needle and needle threader, set of five steel knitting needles, latch hook, bodkin case of crochet hooks, leather needle case with needles. $250-350

749. Large Group of Doll Clothes and Other Doll Items, 20th century, hand- and machine-knitted dresses, sets, socks, booties, pants, and sweaters for 4-20 in. dolls, mostly white, several light blue outfits, and several pairs of black socks, assorted synthetic wigs in various sizes and colors, and a hatbox with pairs of kid shoes. $150-200

750. Collection of Fur and Feathers for Doll Costuming, 20th century, twenty-nine ermine pelts, ermine muff, and ermine capelet, twelve packets of ostrich feathers in various colors, two white fur pieces. $200-300

751. Doll Accessories, a black cotton parasol, lg. 12; a pair of snow shoes, lg. 10; and two white kid gloves (not a pair) for approx. 18-25 in. doll. $250-300

752. Child’s Porcelain Chocolate Set, 20th century, with transfer leaf decoration on white, four place settings, plates, bowls, teacups, three saucers, chocolate pot, covered bowl, covered sugar, creamer, and oval tray. $200-300

753. Baby Dresser Items and a Doll’s Nursing Set, c. 1930, comprising a boxed ivorine hair brush and comb, hair brush, comb, toothbrush; boxed doll’s nursing bottle, teething ring, and face cloth. $25-50

754. Round Wicker Sewing Basket, 20th century, lined with pink shantung silk, containing figural tape measure, pincushions, and thimble case; three-piece rosewood beehive-form sewing accessory set comprising thimble and thread holders and a tape measure, thread holder ht. 3 in. $200-300

755. Twenty-nine Cards of Assorted White Cotton Lace Edgings and Inserts, various lengths, (some foxing). $200-300

756. Group of Small Sewing and Novelty Items, 20th century, several doll purses and metal purse frames, deck of miniature playing cards, two plastic needle cases, tiny leather-covered box, small picture frame, two boxed sterling embroidery sets (one thimble missing), figural whisk broom, ivory-covered prayer book, set of brass doll jewelry, and a lot of silk-covered buttons. $150-200

757. Group of Handmade Doll Clothes, 20th century, four pastel silk dresses and three straw hats for approx. 5-6 in. doll, white satin corset, chemise, and nightdress for approx. 10-12 in. doll, white cotton jersey underwear; and a pair of reproduction black kid Bru shoes and matching pocketbook. $100-150 758. Six Assorted Toy Sewing Machines, late 19th/20th century, five black-painted cast iron, one black-painted steel, with chromed steel parts, several with gold accents, three Singer, one Liberty, one Little Comfort, (some lot wear and rust). $300-500

759. Approximately Twenty-five Sewing and Fashion Booklets and Magazines, late 19th/early 20th century, ladies’, children’s, and doll’s outfits and fancy work instructions. $150-250

760. Four Folding Doll Parasols, 20th century, three with shades of silk, lace and ribbons, one uncovered frame, with wooden handles, brass fittings and bead accents, lg. 14 1/4 in. $150-200

761. Five Pairs of Doll Shoes, France and Germany, late 19th century, four of brown kid, one of maroon kid with heels, some decorated with bows and buckles, various sizes, (some lot wear). $400-600

762. Large Lot of Doll Shoes, late 19th/20th century, some French, including kid, faux kid, and cloth, in many colors, styles, and sizes, (some singles, some lot wear). $400-600

763. Seven Pairs of Doll Shoes, France and Germany, late 19th century, of kid, fabric, faux kid, assorted sizes, in white and various pastel colors, (some lot wear). $400-600

764. Three Pairs of Fashion Doll Kid Gloves, Paris, late 19th/20th century, white, tan, and navy blue, (blue pair worn). $200-300

765. Assorted Handmade Doll Clothes and a Small Lot of Fabric, late 19th/20th century, of wool, silk, and cotton, including jackets, blouses, skirts, nightwear, silk ribbons, and pieces of silk, (some lot wear). $200-300

766. Group of Doll Clothing, 20th century, cherry silk pleated front drop-waist dress with ecru lace trim, navy blue velveteen coat, and a white cotton petticoat, for approx. 20-22 in. doll. $50-75

767. Group of Mostly Fashion Doll Items, 19th century and later, five lady’s or doll’s parasols, leather mesh, beaded, and cloth purses and bags, fur muff, inlaid wood sewing box with table clamp, three miniature books, miniature metal document box, boxed doll’s stationery, a boxed miniature sterling silver flatware set, and other items. $300-500

768. Cloth Mickey and Minnie Mouse by Knickerbocker, rat-nosed Mickey and Minnie with “piecrust” eyes, felt ears, original costumes, Mickey with rubber tail and Minnie with paper tag (creased) Licensed by Walt Disney Enterprises for the Exclusive Manufacture by the Knickerbocker Toy Co. Inc., New York, ht. 11 in., (overall dirt, Mickey’s hand repaired). $800-1,200

769. Christine Adams Artist Doll and Literature, “Amy,” by Tiny Toys Hand-Made Dolls, 1977, with painted stockinette mask character face, closed mouth, blue eyes, short blonde curls, pale peach cotton head, body and limbs, needle-stitched shoulder joints, disk joints at hips, in original leaf and berry print cotton dress, printed velveteen coat, cotton underwear, knitted socks, handmade light brown kid shoes, paper tag on left arm, and ribbon name band on right wrist, ht. 15 in., with pamphlet detailing sizes, styles, and body construction. $400-600

770. Madame Alexander Vinyl “Madame” Doll in Original Box, 1967-75, No. 1460, with sleeping blue eyes, blonde hair, pink brocade outfit, paper booklet telling a Revolutionary War story titled “The Secret of Madame Doll,” in original costume and maker’s box, ht. 12 in., (box slightly bent in places). $50-75

771. Boxed Mattel Barbie and a Steiff Recumbent Lion, 1965-66 bendable-leg center-part brunette Barbie, in pink and multicolored sleeveless top, turquoise shorts and sandals, ht. 11 1/2, in maker’s box and Mattel Book I of Exclusive Fashions, (minimal wear on cover edges); and yellow plush mohair “Leo” with dark brown frosted mane and tip of tail, glass eyes, pink embroidered nose, mouth, and claw details, dark brown airbrushed pads, and paper chest tag, lg. 12 1/2 in., (missing ear button). $100-150 772. Two Small Carved Wood Dolls, mid-20th century, signed Helen Bullard, 1951, lady with brown-painted hair and blue eyes, moveable head, jointed at shoulders and hips, painted shoes, red print cotton dress, ht. 10 1/8; boy with carved and painted head, cloth body and limbs, carved hands and feet, and knitted blue and white snowsuit and hat, ht. 9 1/2 in. $150-200

773. Eight Mattel Boxed “Barbie” Doll Items, 1970s, three “Twist ‘n Turn Waist” Barbies, Russell Stover “Special Edition Barbie,” two talking “Stacey,” (do not talk), one talking “Ken,” (does not talk), “Western Barbie” paper doll, (some edge wear on boxes). $400-600



774. Vogue All-Vinyl “Jan” Doll, Travel Case, and Wardrobe, c. 1958, brown hair, blue sleeping eyes, closed mouth, jointed at head, shoulders, hips, and knees, assorted clothing, hats, and shoes, booklet listing Jan & Jill clothing and accessories, round cream-colored vinyl travel case. $150-200

780. Märklin Painted Steel Railroad Station, early 20th century, mustard-yellow building, with clock tower, green roofs, Isinglass windows, stenciled details, brown opening double doors, red and green accents, khaki base, (some paint wear and rust), ht. 9 5/8 x wd. 15 x dp. 6 5/8 in. $600-800

775. Gold-painted Cast Iron Victorian Doll Bed, mid-19th century, fancy scroll and latticework design, ht. 7 3/4 x lg. 14 x wd. 8 3/16 in. $150-200

781. Lionel Painted Steel Standard Gauge Railroad Bridge and Tunnel, early 20th century, No. 300 bridge, double creamcolored towers support a green curved-top, single-span structure, orange single track base, ht. 11 3/16 x lg. 28 1/2; domed tunnel painted with a mountain scene and several three-dimensional houses and bridges, electrified, ht. 9 1/4 x lg. 16 3/8 in., (original paint on both slightly darkened and minimal wear). $300-400

776. Five Pieces of Doll Furniture, early 20th century, four-drawer oak chest of drawers and a mirrored two-drawer chest, two small maple side chairs, miniature painted ladder-back side chair, ht. 516 in. $200-300

777. Two Pieces of Doll Furniture, late 19th/early 20th century, maple low turned post bed, lg. 17 7/8 x wd. 11 7/8; two-drawer walnut chest with mirror, ht. 11 1/2 in., (glass missing). $150-200

778. Doll-Size Black Walnut Portable Writing Desk, early 20th century, dark brown stained exterior with gold stenciled decoration, hinged cover opens to reveal brown velvet covered writing surface, fitted interior, ht. 1 9/16 x wd. 6 1/8 x dp. 4 3/8 in. $150-200

779. Doll’s Chaise Longue, late 19th/early 20th century, with stained pine frame, and cream and yellow floral printed upholstery, ht. 15 1/2 x lg. 30 in. $200-300

782. Group of Lionel Train Ephemera, including electric train catalogues with trains, track, transformers, scenery and other components for 1922-1935, 1937, 1939, 1940-41, 1948, 1957, 1959-60, 1962, 1965-66, and 1974-75 (1930 and 1934 are photocopies, 1948 appears to be a partial catalogue, all are in “used” condition). $200-300

783. Lionel Railroad Map of the United States, Rand McNally, c. 1930s, published by the Lionel Corporation, featuring rail lines and terminal points across the United States, ht. 37 x lg. 51 in. $80-100

784. Three-Piece Dark Red American Flyer Train Set and Track, Vanguard set No. 1312, “O” gauge, electric engine No. 3100, Pullman No. 3141, observation No. 3142, lot of straight and curved track, two sections of switching track, group of American Flyer booklets, instructions and manuals, transformer, (minimal paint wear, some corrosion on gold trim). $300-400


785. Boxed American Flyer “O” Gauge Lithographed Tin Train Set, early 20th century, black cast metal clockwork AF12 engine, black coal car, blue 1120 passenger car, blue 1108 United States Mail Car, American Flyer booklet, and a group of circular track, in maker’s box with label on lid, (minor paint loss on engine and car roofs, splitting and some wear on box cover edges), box measures ht. 3 x wd 15 x dp. 12 3/4 in. $300-500

786. Boxed Bing “O” Gauge Lithographed Tin Train Set, early 20th century, black cast metal “Bing” clockwork engine, three No. 210 New York Central Lines green passenger cars with (detached) brown roofs, and a group of circular track, in maker’s box with label on lid, (some paint chipping on engine, later key, sides of box cover damaged, fine cover scene with some rubbing), box measures ht. 2 1/2 x wd. 14 1/2 x dp. 12 5/8 in. $300-500

787. Miniature Lithographed Tin Toonerville Trolley, Fontaine Fox, 1922, ht. 1 3/4 in. $200-300

788. Elastolin Molded Composition Castle, Five Assorted Figures, and a Small Railroad Theme Lunch Box, 20th century, mediaeval structure with drawbridge and buildings around a courtyard, six assorted figures and lithographed steel lunch box, building ht. 8 3/8 x lg. 5 1/8 in. $300-400


789. Large Collection of Mostly Britains Cast Metal Soldiers, Figures, George VI Coronation Set, and Wooden Castle, 20th century, many mounted and marching regiments, all unboxed, (a group of thirty-one damaged assorted figures); gray-painted and stenciled ten-piece building with crenellated battlements, base lg. 18 3/4 x wd. 12 in. $400-600

790. Britains 1264 4.7 Toy Naval Gun, boxed, with ammo and caps, (excellent condition). $50-100

791. Petite Schoenhut Toy Piano and a Small Set of Wooden ABC Blocks, early 20th century, piano lg. 7 1/2 in. $150-200

792. Three Schoenhut Advertisements, from Ladies’ Home Journal, December 1916, 1917, and November 1919, featuring a variety of Schoenhut toys including the Humpty Dumpty Circus, allwood articulated dolls, and piano, 10 1/2 x 16 in. $50-75

793. Toy Lot, early 20th century, boxed German printing press; boxed Fulton printing press; early light bulb converted into a balloon with celluloid child suspended in a canoe-shaped gondola, in oval box; and ten assorted glass magic lantern slides. $200-300



794. Group of Assorted Erzgehirge Wooden Figures, late 19th/early 20th century, soldiers, people, animals, wagons, (some parts missing). $200-300

795. Group of Assorted Miniature Figures, Germany and Japan, early 20th century, bisque, painted wood, and metal, children, animals, Santas, birds, no-snow snowman, several all-bisque dolls, etc., (one doll missing a leg), ht. 5/8, 3 5/8 in. $200-300

796. Two Table Toys and a Schoenhut Circus Horse, early 20th century, Marx “Dial” black-painted steel typewriter with instructions; printed cardboard “Gable Villa” green red-roofed cottage to be assembled; dapple-gray standard size animal with glass eyes, leather ears and mane, (typewriter carton and “Gable Villa” carton damaged, horse needs restringing). $150-200

789 (partial)

799. Lithographed Cardboard “Main Street Merchandise Store,” c. 1934, freestanding unit, remove a card from display, pay ten cents and receive pictured item, lot of cards (not complete), original mailing carton, ht. 30 x wd. 24 x dp. 9 in. $600-800

800. Five Schuco “Old Timer” Clockwork Automobiles, mid-20th century, lithographed metal and plastic, boxed No. 1225 Mercer Type 35 D/1913, No. 1228 Opel Doktor Wagen 1909, and No. 1230 Renault 1991 (missing cover); unboxed No. 1227 Ford Coupet 1917 and No. 1929 Mercedes Simplex 32PS 1902, lg. 6 1/4-8 in., (no keys). $600-800

801. Two Gilbert Erector Sets, c. 1929, wooden boxed “The New Erector” with booklet (set may not be complete); c. 1954, No. 10052, “The Rocket Launcher Set” with booklet. $250-300

797. “Radio Rex” Crystal Set, c. 1920s, red-roofed, cream-painted wood doghouse, with celluloid bulldog, (some parts missing), ht. 6 7/8 x wd. 6 x dp. 7 in. $200-300

802. Two Cast Iron Toys, late 19th century, white paddle steamer with red and black accents, (paint chipped), lg. 8; and goldpainted dome bank, ht. 4 1/2 in. $250-300

798. Wood and Metal Sled, late 19th century, salmon platform with polychrome bird and striped decoration, lg. 31 1/2 in., (some wear on edges, repairs to underside). $300-500

803. Lionel Construction Set, and Erector Set, with instruction book and box. $100-150

804. Boxed “Pluto the Pup” Toy, by George Borgfeldt & Co., 1930s, yellow-painted wood and fiber dog with yellow felt ears, lg. 6 1/2 in., (slight darkening of the finish, box has water stain and damage on end flap). $300-400

812. No lot. 813. “Felix the Cat” Shaped Pencil Box, 1920s, painted and stenciled figure, slide opening top, ht. 8 5/8 in. $150-200

805. Bing Lithographed Tin Clockwork Saloon Car, early 20th century, two-tone dark red and brown with tan details, driven by chauffeur in brown-trimmed tan livery, lg. 9 1/4 in., (slight paint wear, no head lamps, front fender slightly bent, left rear wheel loose, door hinges require work). $400-600

814. Group of Lithographed Tin Toys, early 20th century to mid1950s, children’s-theme illustrations, five sand pails, three shovels, sand sifter, watering can, articulated sand toy, four lunch boxes, box and spinning top. $400-600

806. Two Metal Toys, early 20th century, Lehmann lithographed and painted “Africa,” No. 170, fly-wheel driven, ostrich-drawn, twowheel red mail cart with black driver, (ostrich damaged, cart wheels missing), lg. 7; brass well with rustic posts and large bucket, ht. 6 3/8 in. $200-300

815. Group of Lithographed Metal Banks, Boxes, and Other Items, 20th century, fourteen assorted still banks, two houseform boxes, lunch box, railroad crossing sign, trolley car, wind-up Santa, street clock, plastic Santa bank, and cast iron Amish swinger. $400-600

807. Boxed Wyandotte Toys “Sambo Target,” No. 3702, by All Metal Products Co., Wyandotte, Michigan, c. 1920s-30s, lithographed steel with wire easel back, ht. 22 7/8 x wd. 14 in., (no playing equipment, box with some edge wear). $200-300

816. Two Metal Toys, late 19th/20th century, Enterprise Mfg. Co., 1875, cast iron, Globe Bank “Pennie First Then Dollars,” gold globe, red base, ht. 6, (paint worn, traces of figural decals on globe); and Police Patrol Car No. 7, lithographed tin, friction drive, lg. 7 in., (one tire missing). $200-300

808. Set of Lithographed Paper on Wood Jigsaw Puzzles, late 19th century, each depicting African and Asian scenes with people and animals, text in French: Negres, Hindous, Nubiens, Hottentots et Boschimans, and Japonais, (some edge damage and warping on pieces), ht. 10 3/8 x wd. 14 1/8 in. $400-600

817. Large Group of Assorted Marbles, late 19th and 20th century, thirty-two small ribbon swirls of which nine have open threaded cores, six are coreless, thirteen have solid threaded cores, and four have solid cores, mostly dia. 3/8, 7/16 and one 1/2; approximately 250 clays, dia. 7/16-1/2; approx. 350 machinemade opaque and clear swirls, dia. 1/2-3/4 in., (some lot imperfections). $200-300

809. Boxed Schoenhut Ski Jumper, patd. July 6, 1926, No. 8/27, off-white painted wood and board ski jump with mica snow, twodimensional painted skier on painted metal skis, two wooden flagpoles with American flags, spring action sends jumper off the end of the jump, colorful graphic on box cover, (cover has extensive damage), lg. 26 1/8 in. $150-250

810. Pair of Heubach Character Bisque Head Boy Skier Candy Containers, c. 1920s, blue intaglio eyes, closed mouth, wire and cardboard bodies, bisque hands, wooden skis, bodies open at waist, dressed in red and white flannel outfits, (one missing lower half of body), ht. 8 1/2 in. $200-300

811. Lithographed Tin “Dog Patch” Clockwork Band, by Unique Manufacturing Co., Inc., 1930s, ht. 8 3/8 x lg. 9 in., (minor surface wear, some color fading on figures). $200-300

818. Modelit Construction Toy in Original Box, by Watrous Mfg. Co., East Hampton, Connecticut, with instruction booklet, wd. 13 in., (lid detached, outfit incomplete). $50-75 819. Wolverine Lithographed Steel “Sky Scraper Elevator,” patd. 1905, pulleys and counter-weight lifts, lowers an elevator car from one to ten floors, (not complete, finish good), ht. 32; nine Bennington Rockingham glaze marbles, dia. 1 in. $150-250 820. Assorted Group of Playthings, c. 1930s, Schoenhut boxed naval war game, includes wooden battleship, two submarines, and three torpedoes; boxed Disney marionette Madame Alexander “Dopey”; early cinnamon mohair monkey with shoe button eyes, felt face, hands, and feet; lithographed steel doll bed with bedding and patchwork quilt, (boxes damaged, some lot wear), bed lg. 26 1/4 in. $150-250


821. Group of Small Animals and Toys, 1920s-50s, various countries, two mohair bears and dog, two chenille bears and a donkey, velveteen bear, 1933 souvenir “Radio Flyer” wagon, ht. 2 x lg. 6 1/4; a cigar box sled, lg. 7 7/8 in. $100-150

822. Buddy “L” Red-painted Steel Ladder Truck, c. 1930s, open cab, four ladders, hand-crank hose reel, (original decals and finish worn), lg. 26 in. $300-500

823. “Major League Baseball Game,” Philadelphia Game Mfg. Co., patd. Oct. 22, 1912, colored lithograph board of playing field inside box cover, two-part box framed in oak, nineteen wooden peg players, four wooden score pegs, line-up cards in red box (some playing pieces missing), lithographed board box bottom has playing wheel with attached chrome spinner, partitioned space holds rules of the game and playing pieces, box and cover measure, ht. 1 5/16 x wd. 13 1/8 x lg. 19 in. each, hinged in the middle, open lg. 38 in., (one corner latch missing). $150-250

824. Dapple-Gray Painted Wood Gliding Horse, America, early 20th century, with glass eyes, horsehair mane and tail, leather and leatherette tack and saddle, red-painted frame with yellow striped details, lg. 36 1/2 in., (some general paint wear). $250-350

825. Painted Wood Doll Carriage, c. 1870s, with deep blue body, spoked wheels, and fringed sun shade, lg. 28 1/2 in., (paint wear on body). $100-150

826. iJaguar XKE GT Sports Coupe Toy Kit Car in Original Box, 1960s, monogram no. PC98-1098, with red body and chrome details, in maker’s box with instruction sheets, lg. 25 in. $150-200





827. Group of Early Children’s Games and Books, 19th and 20th century, McLoughlin Brothers “Fish Pond” in maker’s box; set of two picture blocks with three illustration cards; a second set with animals scenes (no cards); Animal Friends storybook, Doggie’s Doings paperback book, and a small wood sleigh, (lot wear). $150-200

828. Cast Iron “Jupiter” Kitchen Range, late 19th/early 20th century, with cast iron cookware and a steel baking pan, ht. 13 x wd. 14 x dp. 6 1/2 in. $300-400

829. Ten Copies of “In Dolly Land” Sheet Music, copyright 1915 by Edgar S. Werner, (slight edge wear on some), ht. 13 1/8 x wd. 10 1/2 in. $150-200

830. Large Cast Iron Toy Stove, late 19th century, “Favorite Stove/Ranges,” working range, steel stove pipe, steel ash bin, cast iron coal scuttle and frying pan, copper wash boiler, (stove lifter missing, some finish rust), ht. 23 1/2 x wd. 19 x dp. 11 in. $200-300

831. Pratt & Letchworth Cast Iron Hook and Ladder, c. 1880s, white double horse team, gold-accented black and green body, red ladders, wheels, and traces, (minor chipping, fireman, tillerman, and rear steering wheel missing, ladder damage), ht. 23 1/4 in. $800-1,200

832. Ives Cast Iron Hose Reel Cart, early 20th century, single black horse, gold-accented black body, red wheels and traces, fireman has red helmet, blue coat, black pants, (minor paint loss), lg. 14 5/8 in. $600-800

833. Pratt & Letchworth Cast Iron Fire Pumper and Several Other Cast Iron Items, early 20th century, double team, goldaccented green and black body, nickel plated boiler, red wheels and traces, brass bell, firemen in red shirts and black pants, black horse, lg. 18 1/2; sulky with brownie jockey, lg. 4 7/8 in.; jockey in yellow and blue, sitting black boy with articulated arms, (fire pumper missing one horse, minor overall paint loss, rust on boiler, tillerman’s platform detached). $500-700

834. J & E Stevens Cast Iron “I always did ‘spise a mule” Bank, patd. April 22, 1897, boy on bench, red base, (original paint somewhat darkened, faded on base, overall minor chipping), lg. 10 1/16 in. $700-900

835. J & E Stevens Cast Iron Eagle & Eaglets Bank, patd. January 23, 1883, (one eaglet damaged, both need reattaching, one glass eye detached, original paint darkened, slightly rubbed on eagles, coin trap missing), lg. 6 3/4 in. $700-900

836. J & E Stevens Cast Iron “Tammany Bank,” brown pants, dark blue coat, sliding coin trap, (paint darkened, some chipping and paint wear), base dp. 4 3/8 in. $200-300

837. Stevens “Eagle and Eaglets” Mechanical Bank, patd. 1883, with gold finish, bellows (non-sounding), lg. 6 3/4 in. $200-300

838. Stevens Mechanical “Novelty Bank,” yellow building with red roof and dark blue trim, the front door opening to reveal bank teller with tray depositing coin behind grille, ht. 6 3/4 in., (light wear on original paint, losses to teller, teller re-soldered). $500-750

839. Shepard “Speaking Dog” Mechanical Bank, patd. July 14, 1885, rectangular coin trap, maroon base, red dress, brown dog, (traces of paint on figures, mechanism not functioning, needs work), base lg. 7 1/8 in. $400-600

840. Stevens “Clown on Globe” Mechanical Bank, patent pending 4284550, with red costume, yellow ruff, blue globe with gold stripe, and tan base, clown seated ht. 9, in handstand 11 in., (original paint, scattered minor chips). $1,000-1,500

841. Hubley Cast Iron “Trick Dog” Bank, 1920s-30s, solid blue base, (some chipping on clown and barrel), base lg. 8 5/8 in. $500-700

842. Shepard “Speaking Dog” Cast Iron Mechanical Bank, patd. July 14, 1885, lg. 7 1/8 in., (later finish in gold paint, coinreceiving arm needs adjustment). $200-300

843. Hall & Co. “Tammany Bank,” patd. 1873, with original paint, brown trousers and dark blue jacket, ht. 5 1/2 in., (overall paint wear and darkening). $200-300


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