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A set of 4 brass standard bell weights
A cased set of 4 brass standard weights produced for and used by the Burgh of Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland. 1, 2, 4 and 7 lbs.
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Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Floor standing astronomical telescope by Casella
A good example of a floor standing 3" telescope in fine original condition with two terrestrial lenses as well as astronomical ones. contained in t...
£3850
Hansord
Gregorian reflecting brass telescope
A good example of a 2.75" telescope in the manner of George Adams in good original condition and retaining most of the lacquer.
£3450
Hansord
A run of 4 brass Avoir standard weights
A set of four brass Imperial standard avoir weights, made for the Borough of Clitheroe. 50lb, 20lb, 10lb and 5lb. Stamped with Royal ciph...
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Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Beringer polyhedral sundial
A good example of a late 18th/early 19th century box compass in original condition, signed D Beringer, he was well know for this design of sundi...
£2800
Hansord
Floor standing telescope by West, London
A good 2.5' astronomical floor standing telescope by West in the original oak case and original tripod , with a number of lenses including terrest...
£1980
Hansord
A fine example of Nathaniel Lane pocket globe
A very good example of Nathaniel Lane 2.75" pocket globe dated 1776 with updated papers. This globe retains the original colour and varnish and is...
£8800
Hansord
Rare 18th century french silver sundial
A rare silver french sundial by Haye of Paris in the german style with fine quality engraving
£6800
Hansord
WILLIAM CARY - LONDON. Rare and impressive 19th Century mahogany “Ballooni...
Rare and impressive 19th Century mahogany “Balloonists” barometer in essentially original condition. The brass ring suspension over case, the u...
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Alan Walker
Live steam 3.5' model train
A fine model of Stephensons locomotive used on the Manchester and Liverpool line named on the pressure valve L Jones , Maryport
£6800
Hansord
Set of Bell Weights
A of 4 early 19th century patinated brass standard bell weights for the Borough of Clitheroe. 56,28,7 and 4 lbs. Royal cyphers for WIV, VR GV...
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Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
William Cary - London. Elegant early 19th Century mahogany Marine Stick Baromete...
Most elegant early 19th Century mahogany Marine Stick Barometer in excellent condition; the slender case, square in cross-section with bowed sides,...
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Alan Walker
Telescope by Watson & Sons
A “Royal Century” refracting telescope, 6 inch achromatic objective lens, by W. Watson & Sons, of London and Barnet. Note: MESSRS’ W. WATS...
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Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
W & T AVERY LTD, BIRMINGHAM
Set of Globe Weights
A set of 7 brass spherical standard weights for the Borough of Grantham. 56,28,14,7,4,2 and 1 lbs. By W&T Avery of Birmingham. Portcullis ...
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Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
John Frederick Newman - London. Impressive mid-19th Century mahogany and brass c...
Impressive mahogany and brass cased “Portable Barometer”; the loop suspension over cylindrical case, the engraved silvered brass barometer regi...
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Alan Walker
Dip Circle by J. J. Griffin & Sons
A late 19th century brass magnetic dip circle with a 7” dial, by John Joseph Griffin (1802–9 June 1877) of Long Acre, London. Marked Griffin Lo...
£1150
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Andreas Vogler sundial
An 18th century pocket sundial
£1400
Hansord
Negretti & Zambra - London. Good quality and very unusual 19th Century brass-cas...
Good quality and very unusual 19th Century brass-cased “Gun-Marine” Stick Barometer; the cylindrical trunk with engraved silvered brass registe...
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Alan Walker
Set of Standard Measures for Aberdeen
A cased set of 8 Victorian brass imperial liquid measures. 1 quarter gill to 1 gallon. Made by Doyle & Son of London for the County of Aberdeen.
£3100
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Gunner's Calipers by Blunt
A Georgian brass gunner's calipers finely engraved 'Quantity of Powder for filling the chambers of Brass Mortars & Howitzers' to one side, and 'Bra...
£1350
Walpoles
Anthony Bower's Parallel Rule
A fine example of 18th century parallel rulers, ebony with brass hinges, engraved for Anthony Bower, November 1773. This is perhaps the civil engin...
£395
Walpoles
Naire and Blunt sundial
A small example of a bronze sundial by London makers Naire and Blunt
£685
Hansord
Portable lighthouse Lamp
A World War II portable lighthouse lamp by AGA (American Gas Accumulator Co.)of Elizabeth, New Jersey. 4th order Fresnel lens. With transport...
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Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Dynamometer
A brass and oak "improved" dynamometer by Salter's. Used to test tension. Brass dial inscribed: 200 lb. by 1 lb. George Salter and Co - The firm...
£675
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Victorian Telescope
A fine Victorian brass telescope with a and starfinder, on an altazimuth mount and original brass fitted mahogany tripod, with attached telescopic ...
£4800
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Telescope by James Pettit
A brass library telescope by James Pettit F.R.A.S. (Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society), the main tube is inscribed "Made by James Pettit F.R...
£1800
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
DOLLOND, LONDON
Dollond Telescope
A brass 2 ¾“ achromatic library refractor telescope on an equatorial mount by Dollond of London, with mahogany case and accessories, circa 1810....
£3850
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
Negretti & Zambra - London. Fine quality and unusual 19th Century oak-cased 'Adm...
Good quality and unusual 19th Century honey-oak cased ‘Admiral Fitzroy’s Storm Barometer’ - No. 616 - in essentially original condition. The...
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Alan Walker
Negretti & Zambra - London. Attractive and unusual copper Weather Forecaster - ...
Attractive and useful brass Weather Forecaster – No 338, in essentially original condition, comprising three independently rotating rings, enabli...
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Alan Walker
Medicine chest by Knagg, London
An early 19th century fitted mahogany medicine chest with makers label and brass handle
£1200
Hansord
Exceptional quality, 19th Century oak-cased scientific barometer.
Exceptional quality, 19th Century oak-cased scientific barometer. The hinged oak case, inset with protective brass mounts, revealing aneroid barome...
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Alan Walker
Waywiser
A good example of a brass and mahogany way wiser by Elliott, London.
£3950
Hansord
BUTTERFIELD, PARIS
Silver Butterfield sundial
A good small example by Butterfield in the original fitted case.
£4650
Hansord
Universal inclining dial by Watkins
A good example of an 18th century universal inclining dial by Watkins, London. In the original black fish skin case
£3250
Hansord
Library telescope by Fraser
A good example of an early 19th refracting 2" telescope by Fraser maker to His Majesty. in original mahogany case.
£1980
Hansord
Torpedo Gyroscope by Robert Whitehead & Co
A cased gyroscope device known as an Obry gear for directing a torpedo. Produced by Whitehead & Co of Fiume, circa 1910-15. Fiume was then part...
£3200
Hatchwell Antiques Ltd.
DOLLOND, LONDON
DOLLOND UNIVERSAL EQUINOCTIAL RING DIAL
A fine example of a 9" Dollond brass ring dial with superb engraving
£7400
Hansord
Regency apothecaries box
A good example of a mahogany cased apothecaries box with bottles and scale the back with a hidden panel
£1485
Hansord
German Brass sundial
An early 18th century brass adjustable brass engraved sundial in the manner of Willebrand with unusual central rotating arrow in the compass.
£2450
Hansord
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS; containing A Variety of Facts Selected from severa...
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS; containing A Variety of Facts Selected from several Writers, and intended for the Amusement and Instruction of Childr...
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David Miles Books
Terrestrial and celestial globes by Smith of large size
The 15: globes in a turned mahogany stand and with the original varnish, very good colour to both the globes.
£14000
Hansord
Brass butterfield design sundial
A fine example of an 18th century brass French sundial in the Butterfield design by P Le Maire, Paris ,in the original fish skin case and retainin...
£2850
Hansord
Set of Three Victorian Imperial Avoir Weights for WEST SUSSEX. 1852.
A set of three Victorian brass alloy Imperial Avoir Bell weights for the county of WEST SUSSEX, dated 1852. Comprising: 4lb Avoir, 2lb Avoir, 1lb A...
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David Foord-Brown Antiques
Compound microscope
A small and compact compound microscope in the original mahogany case by Bithray, Royal Exchange , London
£2200
Hansord
Screw Barrel Microscope
A fine and rare early 18th century Wilson type screw barrel microscope with five original numbered objectives and two lieberkuhns in turned brass c...
£3750
Hansord