Scientific Instruments, Cameras & Natural History: Wednesday 29 October 2014 10:30AM

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The David Bellamy Collection of Scientific Instruments: Lots 64-99

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Lot 1

Sykes's Hydrometer, cased with plaque "Loftus 146 Oxford St. London" together with a Sike's (sic) Hydrometer, cased with partially overwritten plaque "57 Hatton Gardens, London" (2)

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £60
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Lot 2

Victorian Mahogany Cased Opticians Set in two layer box with numerous lenses, two pairs of test spectacles and coloured filters 16x13.5x5", 41x34x13cm

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 3

An Unmarked Brass Theodolite on circular mount with perpendicular spirit levels, cased, together with a heavy brass level (cased) (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 4

Troughton & Sims Large Brass Callipers with Vernier scales (for inside and outside measurement) 60", 153cm long

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 5

Thomas Armstrong & Brother (Manchester) Barograph No. 1588 with 16 thin vacuum sections, clockwork mechanism and internal thermometer, in glazed case with bevelled glass and draw for additional charts

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £350
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Lot 6

Casella Barograph together with an M&W Micrometer (boxed) a precision balance and a single pan scale (4)

Estimate: £100-150

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Lot 7

C W Dixey & Son (London) Barograph with brass drum having fixed key clockwork mechanism, eight vacuum sections, brass frame and base with ink bottle in holder, in glazed case with bevelled glass and drawer for additional graphs

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 8

19th Century Barograph with eight part vacuum section, brass pivots and supports, in oak case with bevelled glazing and single draw containing numerous used seven day pressure charts

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £380
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Lot 9

Negretti and Zambra (London) Barograph No.35373 with brass drum having clockwork mechanism, nine vacuum sections, brass internal frame an plaque, in glazed case

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £300
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Lot 10

Telescopic Abney Level with Broad Arrow mark, in leather case stamped "PIC MkV 1944; a Stewart Compass Clinometer, a cased Trough compass and a Charles Frank Sighting Instrument (4)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £110
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Lot 11

Waltham (Massachusetts) 19th Century Pocket Watch in brass mining case with glass window together with Apothecary Scales in brass with glass pans (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £50
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Lot 12

Troughton & Simms (London) Cartographical Protractor brass with single arm having Vernier scale and engraved with manufacturers name 6.5",16.5cm diameter

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 13

Micrometers: Outside - Moore & Wright 0 to 1" (0.0001), Starrett 1 to 2" (0.0001), 2 to 3" (0.0001), 3 to 4" (0.0001) and Moore & Wright 4 to 5" (0.0001) (all cased in Excellent condition) a Mitutoyo metric micrometer 0 to 25mm (0.010) (cased, used) and a GKN Shardlow Imperial inside micrometer (cased) (7)

Estimate: £100-150

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Lot 14

Russell (London) Barograph, Limited Edition 1982 with nine section vacuum and illustration of lowering pressure with height above sea level, numbered 34 of 1000

Estimate: £200-300

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Lot 15

Laboratory Cabinet with eleven spaces for test tube storage and two draws below

Estimate: £30-50

Sold: £60
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Lot 16

Ericsson N1853T Portable Telephone in wooden box, these telephones were used for temporary stations or line testing, together with a 18266 Portabler phone with leather carry case (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 17

Mixed Instruments, including a Chapman & Hunter brass Pitchometer, cased, a John Christie brass engine indicator in wooden box, Adie & Son brass barometer, surveyors cross staff head, pressure gauge, anemometer etc

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 18

Campbell-Stokes Early Sunshine Recorder constructed in brass with vertical sphere holder (the sphere is unclamped) and 4" glass sphere, mounted on wooden base

Estimate: £500-700

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Lot 19

Adding Machine an early example with no makers mark (lacking outer casing, in original wooden box)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 20

Swedish Perpetual Calendar brass rectangular box with rounded ends and hinged lid, having tables necessary to calculate the day of the week and "RUNSTAFWEN FÖRSWENSKAD 1787" stamped proud of the casing 5", 13cm long

Estimate: £100-200

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Lot 21

Thomas Street (London) Theodolite late 19th Century, in brass with complex mounting in original makers case with remains of label

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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Lot 22

Two Early 20th Century Theodolite Tripods

Estimate: £70-100

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Lot 23

Ericsson A Pair Of Type N1834 Mining Magneto Telephones and a reel of cable (G-F, wooden cases scuffed) (3)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £60
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Lot 24

Ever Ready A Pair Of Signalling Lamps constructed in wood with brass fittings, bullseye lens with brass surround and Morse key to tops, both have a removable rear panel to allow access to battery box 5.25x7x4.75", 13x18x12cm (generally Good, but one has damage to side caused by damp) (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £180
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Lot 25

Ships Binnacle Compass Patt.0183 in brass case numbered 19792 with box to side containing oil lamp burner

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 26

Francis Searchlight Type M/L4/47 with brass case and mount 11", 28cm diameter with Swan generator in wooden crate

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £260
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Lot 27

Brass Cased Ship's Clock with Roman numeral dial, key wind on face and slow-fast adjuster 6", 15cm diameter face

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 28

Various Engineering Related Items including Horsfall's Incline Spirit Level (with slope gauge) (cased), O&G Ltd Birmingham 'The Acme', Everay Violet Ray set with various shaped discharge tubes (cased) a pair of Elongation and Reduction In area gauges (cased), four Cole Marchent & Morley engine builder aluminium plaques, two cut-throat razors, various slide rules and conversion tables, emergency stop button and a few other items including a Voigtlander camera

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 29

A Hilger & Watts Grey Enamelled Surveying Level, in original metal case

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £40
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Lot 30

Philips Challenge Globe 13.5" Diameter (1:37,440,000 scale) 1930's, with aluminium support, mahogany base with inset compass (Good)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £220
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Lot 31

Protector Lamp & Lighting Company Miners Safety Lamp together with a Baby Wolf Lamp (both highly polished) and a set of PifCo Fairylights (showing wear, box Fair to Good) (3)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Lot 32

Spusk Factory (USSR) Two Day Marine Chronometer 02598 with 4", 10cm dial, brass cased on gimbal mount, in inner glazed case (with plaque 'Marine Chronometer 8916-77') within an outer case

Estimate: £300-500

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Lot 33

Hilger & Watts 20sec Microptic Theodolite in original steel case

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 34

Four Telegraph Instruments including a morse transmitter and receiver, a set of brass scales and a collection of books relating to electricity and scales (qty)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 35

Smallwood Calculating Machine with seven 10-digit discs and sloped mahogany back

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 36

Elliott Speed Indicator no.16228 with chromed case in fitted case with adapter and two tools

Estimate: £150-200

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Lot 37

Elliott Speed Indicator no.11571 with chromed case in fitted case with two tools

Estimate: £150-200

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Lot 38

Evershed & Vignoles Standard Resistance No. 396 large block on Manganin alloy (86% Copper, 12% Manganese, 2% Nickel) 29.75x2x2", 75x5x5cm with copper electrical connectors at both ends, drill holes and marking to top and side, mounted on wooden base with makers plate and clip on cover with plaque "Standard"

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 39

Various Glass Solids a collection of assorted regular and irregular solids including two cubes (different sizes), two hemispheres (same size), sphere, two spheres with flat sides (different sizes), rhombicuboctahedron, pyramid (damage to tip), octagonal prism, quarter truncated cube (has small crack), cube with bevelled edges, obelisk, cube with one concave face and a tetradecahedron (3 hexagons and 12 triangles) (15)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 40

Jaw Opener, 19th Century of wooden construction with conical screw thread and handle 5", 13cm

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £50
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Lot 41

Surveyors Cross Staff Compass on brass octagonal viewing mount, in wooden box; The Hymans Pocket Rangefinder, F Barker Simplex Rang Finder (cased), Stanley Inclinometer; A Hensoldt field microscope and various brass microscope parts

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 42

Various Cased Instruments including Surgeons Field Set, Beam scales, Lighning table, Naval Surgeons Set by William Durroch, Scapels, Field medical set, a brass enema pump with accessories and a large syringe set by Allen & Hanbury

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £240
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Lot 43

Various Instruments including two scalpel sets, chemical samples in wooden box, three wooden arm splints, a copper still and two other items

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £110
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Lot 44

Various Electrical Instruments including a Newton Induction Coil no. 508N, a Record AC/DC Volt/Ammeter, Western Volt-Ammeter and a few small items

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 45

National Time Recorders Clocking In Clock in lacquered metal case with ink stamp to top, a Blick Time Recorder in leather case and a Sanrose Toy Sewing Machine (3)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £150
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Lot 46

Radio Valves a collection of numerous types (mostly small) including ZM1175, PCF801, CV2218, QV05-25 and others, many boxed (over 200)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 47

Edwardian Brass Yacht Foghorn with cylindrical pump and conical vertically mounted horn 27", 69cm high

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £60
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Lot 48

Maris (Osaka, Tokyo) An Interesting Mathematical Geometric Volume/Area Set consisting of sixteen mostly wooden solids and flat pieces used to demonstrate to students how volumes and areas of various shapes can be calculated from (and/or relate to) others, most are in individually number boxes and the set comes with an instruction sheet in Japanese

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 49

Various Scientific Instruments including two military boxwood sighting levels, inclinometer, compass, rules and others (qty)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £90
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Lot 50

W F Stanley Theodolite black lacquered with twin levels and three point mounting in original wooden box with label number 24086 (as engraved on the instrument) and with later repair label dated 28/10/46

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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