Scientific & Musical Instruments, Cameras & Tools: Saturday 08 March 2014 10:30AM

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An Oak Cased Barograph by R & J Beck Ltd, 68 Cornhill, London, serial number 1155, with an eight section vacuum, working clockwork mechanism, oil bottle, graph drawer to base, the lift off lid with bevelled glass panels

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £420
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Lot 1002

A Military Issue Black Enamelled Brass Sighting Level 'Director No.5 Mk.I by E.R.Watts & Son 1917, No.4339, with accessories, in a mahogany case; A Military Box Sextant, inscribed T.A.R.S. & W. Ltd, B612, in a stitched leather case (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 1003

Mixed Instruments, comprising Blakesleys Improved Surveying Aneroid Barometer by P.H.Steward, London, a Clinometer in a mahogany case, a plated stereo-viewer with a box of slides and a tuning fork (5)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 1004

Mixed Scientific Instruments, comprising a wooden cased Admiralty Pattern signalling lantern, a pocket barometer by Dolland, London, a mahogany cased Magneto-Electric machine, a small French induction machine, two cased hydrometers and two cased sets of weights

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £150
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Lot 1005

A 19th Century Cast Iron Patent Express Gold Changer by W&T Avery, with Art Nouveau cast decoration, coin slots for 20/- & 10/-, two coin drawers, 37cm by 25cm

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £150
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Lot 1006

A Collection of Vintage Lamps, including ships, car, bicycle, engineering and carriage (poor overall condition)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £170
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Lot 1007

Mixed Instruments, including two banjos, brass pumps, surveying level, corkscrews, hydrometer, telescopes, weights etc.

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 1008

A 19th Century Adams Type Vacuum Pump, constructed of mahogany and lacquered brass, with brass winding arm, spherical glass vacuum flask, all on a mahogany base, 36cm by 29cm, together with a Galvanometer and a Cased Students Microscope (3)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £350
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Lot 1009

A Gas Tester, with glass dome on porcelain base, gas supply, brass fittings, raised on an ebonised stand

This technical instrument was used on coal gas Works to check that the gas leaving the Works was clear of impurities. Gas entered the bell from the right and litmus papers on the hooks would change colour if poisonous chemicals were present, before passing out of the bell to be ignited on the burner jet on the left.

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 1010

A Mahogany Cased Barograph by Yeates & Son Ltd, Dublin, with makers ivorine name plaque, seven section vacuum, working clockwork mechanism, oil bottle, graph drawer to base, lift-off lid with bevelled glass panels

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 1011

A Compensated Pocket Barometer / Thermometer by Asprey, London, with silvered dial, blued steel pointer, in a crocodile skin case

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £220
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Lot 1013

A Compensated Surveying Aneroid Barometer by J.H.Steward, London, No.3626, with silvered dial, blued steel pointer, vernier magnifier, the aluminium case inscribed 'E Dickson', with suspension ring, in a stitched leather case with shoulder strap

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 1014

Three Victorian Free Standing Cast Iron Sewing Machines, including Jones Hand Machine, Bradbury & Co., and another

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £180
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Lot 1015

A Collection of Mixed Instruments, including drawing instruments, slide rules, Fowlers calculator, telescopes, binoculars, surveyors levels, lenses, cameras and lenses, measuring chain, theodolite, brass microscope, gun sights, case of glass optics, etc., in seven boxes

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £500
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Lot 1016

Four Instruments, comprising a Victorian mahogany cased Improved Patent Magneto- Electric Machine for Nervous Diseases, with accessory drawer to base, an Atmosan Ozone Generator, an Elliot Portable Reflecting Wattmeter and an RS OM358 Oscilloscope Multiplexer

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 1017

A Lacquered Brass and Black Enamelled Binocular Compound Microscope by Swift & Son, Tottenham Court Road, London, with rack and pinion coarse and fine focusing, lacks objective, revolving circular stage, plano/convex mirror, on splayed feet; A Mahogany Cased Brass Enema Set (2)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £220
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Lot 1018

A Black Enamelled Monocular Compound 'Model 47' Microscope by Beck, London, serial number 22434, with rack and pinion coarse and fine focusing, three objective swivel turret, condenser to sub-stage, plano/convex mirror, on a Y-shaped base, with a small box of slides, in a mahogany case

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £60
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Lot 1019

A Lacquered and Black Enamelled Monocular Compound Microscope by Smith, Beck & Beck, London, serial number 4294, with rack and pinion coarse and fine focusing, twin objective swivel turret, mechanical stage, convex mirror, on a triangular base, with a quantity of accessories, in a fitted mahogany case

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £280
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Lot 1020

A Lacquered Brass and Black Enamelled Monocular Compound Microscope by W.Watson & Sons, London, model 'H' Edin. Student, with rack and pinion coarse and fine focusing, three objectives to swivel turret, mechanical stage, condenser to sub stage, plano/convex mirror, on splayed feet

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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Lot 1021

A 19th Century Lacquered Brass Monocular Compound Microscope, in a fitted mahogany case with drawer of slides, together with a Baker lacquered brass microscope and a box of slides (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 1022

A 2inch Brass 3-Draw Telescope by Broadhurst Clarkson & Co., 63 Farringdon Road, London, with stitched leather sleeve and associated leather case; A Brass Stirrup Cup, in a brass pocket watch style case, inset with a compass (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £110
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Lot 1023

An Early 20th Century 2-Inch Brass Single Draw Naval Telescope, inscribed A E Sawtell, Port Adelaide, Made in England, with a stitched leather sleeve, brass lens cover

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £140
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Lot 1024

A Mead 8" LX10 Schmidt-Cassegrain Astronomical Telescope, serial number 833117, with accessories, manual and tripod

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 1025

Nine Cased Pairs of Pentax Binoculars, comprising three 8 x 30, two 7 x 50, two 10 x 50, one 12 x 50 and one 8 x 40

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 1026

Four Cased Pairs of Swift Binoculars - Newport Mk.II 10 x 50 in original box, Teonar 10 x 50, Saratoga 8 x 40 and Triton 7 x 35; A Pair of Russian 7 x 50 Binoculars and a Russian 20 x 30 Spotting Scope (6)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 1027

Seven Pairs of Binoculars - Westinghouse 6 x 30, cased, Universal 6 x 30 military issue, cased, Kershaw Binoprism Mk.II 6 x 30, cased, MDS Super Prismatic 8 x 32, cased, two Kershaw Binoprism No.2 x 6 and another unnamed

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 1028

Eight Pairs of Binoculars, comprising Optical & Film Supply Co. military issue 7 x 50, cased, Bausch & Lomb US Navy Mk.I 7 x 50, cased, Taylor Hobson Binoprism No.2 Mk.II x 6, cased, Bausch & Lomb 6 x 30, Rel/Canada 7 x 50 and 6 x 30, Universal Camera Corp US Navy 6 x 30 and Kershaw Binoprism No.2 Mk.III

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £190
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Lot 1029

Seven Cased Pairs of Binoculars, comprising Bresser 10 x 50, Field 7 x 50, Japanese 10 x 40, Zuiho 10 x 50, Septonar 7 x 50, Simor 10 x 50 etc

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 1030

Eight Cased Pairs of Binoculars, comprising Zenith 8 x 30, Ross Stepruva 9 x 35, Barr & Stroud 8 x CF18, Bosche 12 x 50, Mirador 7 x 50, Canon 8 x 30 etc; A Cased 12 x 40 Monocular

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 1031

Four Cased Sextants, comprising a Husun brass triple ring sextant, with scope, in a mahogany case, Ben Franks brass triple ring sextant, with scopes, in mahogany case, and two German military black enamelled sextants, together with a Brass Cole Pattern Sun Compass (5)

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £450
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Lot 1032

A Brass Vernier Sextant by Hughes, London, with silvered vernier and scale, wooden handle, filters and mirrors, brass scopes, in a mahogany case

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £300
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Lot 1033

A 19th Century Lacquered Brass Chondrometer or Corn Balance by Marratt & Short, 63 King William Street, London Bridge, in a fitted mahogany case, with makers paper label to underside of lid

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 1034

A Collection of Scales, Weights and Measures, including a Botchart balance, opium scales, Goodbrand beam scale, tea scales, brass weights, spring balances, glass measures, Omal money checker, grocers scale, rules etc.

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £150
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Lot 1035

A Set of Twelve Victorian Bronze and Brass Bell Weights by De Grave, London, includes 56lbs and 28lbs, down to 1/2oz, various stamps to weights (12)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £650
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Lot 1036

A Mahogany Six Drawer Dental Cabinet, with hinged lid, containing a selection of dental tools and equipment, labelled 'Pamela M Holland', with key, chrome handles, 37.5cm by 33cm

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £130
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Lot 1037

An Ultra Violet Massager by J.Heal, with attachments and manual, in a faux crocodile skin case

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £40
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Lot 1038

A Large Collection of Chemist's Jars and Bottles, including blue, green, brown and clear glass bottles, ceramic jars, etc., together with pill making equipment and other related material, in four boxes

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £320
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Lot 1039

A Collection of 19th Century Gold Engraving Tools for Leather, including rolls, fillets, hand tools, stamps etc
**Previously owned and used by Frederick H Curzon

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £900
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Lot 1040

Mixed Tools, including Stanley and Record planes, Stanley No.77 dowling machine, boxed Hale Brothers chisels, plough plane, brass trammel, mallet, mortice gauge, brass plumbob, slide rule etc., in two boxes

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £280
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Lot 1041

A Collection of Woodworking Books, including The Carpenter & Joiner (3 vols), The Woodworker etc., in two boxes

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £60
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Lot 1042

Five Woodworking Planes, comprising a Stanley Victor No.20 compass plane, a steel shoulder plane with rosewood infill, a steel chariot plane, and two smoothing planes

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £300
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Lot 1043

A Stewart Spiers 13 1/4 Inch Steel Panel Plane, with dovetailed sole, rosewood infill and handle, brass lever cap, Hearnshaw Bros iron

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £200
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Lot 1044

A Norris 8 1/2 Inch Adjustable Steel Smoothing Plane, with rosewood infill and handle, brass lever cap stamped 'Norris London Patent Adjustable'

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £300
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Lot 1045

A Collection of Woodworking Chisels and Gouges, approximately sixty with wooden handles, together with nine spirit levels and two mortice gauges, in a five drawer tool chest

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £400
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Lot 1046

A Collection of Mixed Tools, including Stanley planes, chisels, squares, mortice gauges, spirit level etc., in two boxes

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £280
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Lot 1047

A Wall Mounted Oak Army and Navy Tool Cabinet, with makers brass plaque to pediment, hinged doors, brass tool brackets, two drawers to base, with key, 76cm by 43cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £190
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Lot 1048

A Modern Bulgarian Violin by Boiko Stoyanov, Sofia, 2003, with makers paper label, 255mm two piece back, fine ebony tuning pegs, together with Glanville carbon bow, original sales invoice, in a fitted nylon case

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £550
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Lot 1049

Two 20th Century Cello's - Stentor Student II and unnamed 3/4 size

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £40
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Lot 1050

An American Tenor Banjo 'Maybell', with faux red pearl body, chrome tension brackets, white plastic tuners, in a fitted case

Estimate: £150-200

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Lot 1051

A 19th Century German Violin, no label, with a 360mm two piece back, ebony tuning pegs, together with a bow, cased

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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