Scientific Instruments, Cameras, Tools & Natural History: Friday 04 September 2015 10:30AM

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A Collection of Coal Mining Memorabilia, including a quantity of books, letters and ephemera, a brass Universal Torch, Oldham & Son torch, two helmets, miners lamp, two shot exploders, keys, enamelled badges, plaques, tie press etc

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £500
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Lot 2

A Collection of Over Two Thousand Miners Pit Check Tokens, materials include brass, aluminium and plastic, includes collieries in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland, sorted and housed in fifteen albums, some loose

Estimate: £2000-3000

Sold: £2800
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Lot 3

A Rippingilles Patent No.630 Portable Stove, with black tinplate body, twin hobs, hinged door, twin burners to base, brass fittings, 44cm by 38cm by 29cm

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 4

A Victorian Cast Iron Free Standing 'Princess of Wales' Sewing Machine, in black with gilt decoration, housed in an oak box with key

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £280
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Lot 5

Atkinson Baker Ammeter with electromagnetic coil at base of a tube which held a movable metal core (now missing) that would move up and down with the varying current, on circular wooden base 24", 60cm high

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £40
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Lot 6

Barograph in glazed case with bevelled glass and drawer for additional charts, with seven vacuum sections, brass/coloured metal frame and ink bottle, no makers mark

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £160
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Lot 7

Brady & Martin (Newcastle) Kenotometer in glazed case

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £180
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Lot 8

Cased Barograph with eight vacuum sections, clockwork drum by Gluck Barograph & Recorder Co.in oak case with bevelled glass and added lower draw compartment; the barograph is a modern example (with reproduction 'Beck' makers plate in an old case)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 9

Cavendish Electrical Co. Ltd. Wall Mounted Electro-Medical Switchboard with white marble backplate, switches, a rheostat, two lamps and a Watson Ammeter 17x20", 43x51cm

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £480
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Lot 10

Coil Spring Slide Rule with twin rule, each half having two cursors and formulae plaque to inside of lid, in wooden case on sloped base 39", 99cm

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 11

Cowells Model 90ME Watchmakers Lathe together with a five drawer chest containing various lathe tools and two boxes containing other tools and related books (qty)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £900
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Lot 12

Crookes X-Ray Tube together with a box of assorted electronic valves and a Murphy A30 radion with wooden case

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £100
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Lot 13

Flick Timepiece with glass tube and base metal case 5", 13cm high together with a Compass Set in case with plaque 'S C Smith' to top

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 14

French Electric Shock Machine with variable solenoid, with brass fitting and plaques on wooden base with single drawer containing a variety of electrodes 10.5", 27cm wide

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 15

Iris (Paris) Nautical Binoculars together with a pair of Jockey Club opera glasses (2)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £40
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Lot 16

J H Steward Small Barograph with six vacuum sections, brass frame and drum, lever to lift pointer from drum, in pine case with glazing to front only, and makers plaque case 8", 21cm long

Estimate: £200-300

NOT SOLD
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Lot 17

McInnes Dobbie Steam And Gas Indicators two examples of different sizes, both in mahogany cases (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 18

Miners Lamp unmarked with brass base stamped '790' and steel top 9", 23cm

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £140
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Lot 19

T B Winter & Son (Newcastle) Cased Barograph with seven vacuum sections, ink bottle, lower drawer in cased with hinged lid and bevelled glass to top only

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 20

Thermometers three immersion by Rototherm, a further example by Zeal; four thermometers in brass cases and two probe thermometers (10)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £70
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Lot 21

Three Sighting Compasses (i) Stanley with twin levels and Natural Sine Table (ii) Glauser Mk IX dated 1939 with Broad Arrow (iii) marked 'F-L' dated 1917 with Broad Arrow in leather case; together with a modern compass in Chinese style case (4)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £130
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Lot 22

Troughton & Simms Vernier Theodolite And Lamp in non-original case, with tripod

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £240
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Lot 23

Two Mining Telephones (i) ATM Type T3904 marked 'For Surface Use Only' (ii) Ericsson Type N2201 marked 'For Surface Use Only, 30th May 1942'

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £110
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Lot 24

Various Electrical Instruments including Wheatstone Bridge, Potentiometer rheostat, electric shock machine, Domestic bell indicators and others

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £280
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Lot 25

Various Instrument including a cased Planimeter, cased compass set, two slide rules and a pocket compass

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £40
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Lot 26

Various Items including Compass & Divider set in wooden case, two shot powder measures, a set of 'Engine Divided' measures (WWI with Broad Arrow) two wire gauges and a few others

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £100
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Lot 27

Various Items including two early 'brick' mobile telephones, two stage lamps from The Royal Hippodrome Theatre, an Edwards manometer, a Plessey flame proof telephone and others (qty)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 28

Various Items including two pairs on binoculars, opera glasses, folding saw in leather case, chisels, oil cans and other items (qty)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £140
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Lot 29

W Ottway & Co. 1919 Brass Gunsight with 2" objective lens, 26", 67cm long; together with a large electrical induction coil (2)

Estimate: £200-300

NOT SOLD
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Lot 30

Wheatstone Receiver (Morse Inker) with brass main body stamped 'GPO' on mahogany base with two drawers each containing a six spoked wheel 12", 31cm wide

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 31

Wilson Warden &Co. (London) Hair Hygrograph in copper case, together with a similar example with no makers plate (lacks glazing to case)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £50
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Lot 32

Prepared Microscope Slide a collection of 11 tray containing 12 examples each and a 12th tray with three slides, in wooden box

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 33

Smith Beck & Beck 19th Century Brass Microscope with tilting stand, rack and pinion focussing and adjustable stage and accessories, in a fitted mahogany case

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £180
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Lot 34

19th Century Brass Telescope with 2.25" objective lens and leather covered main tube, mounted on brass tripod, no makers mark 46", 118cm long

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 35

Dolland (London) Brass Telescope with 2" objective lens, main barrel 28", 71cm long, in original case with brass plaque to top "Mr Sam Boxwell"

Estimate: £250-300

Sold: £260
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Lot 36

Voigtlander & Sohn 26x Three Drawer Telescope black lacquered and engraved with retailers address "Gallaghans & Co," and owner "G Gray", in leather case with initials "GG"; and Carl Zeiss Jena DRP binoculars engraved "Alice Graves" in leather case (2)

Estimate: £130-180

Sold: £280
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Lot 37

Avery Weights 14lb, 3x7lb (all different patterns), 4lb, 2lb and 2x1lb (different patterns) (8)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 38

Copper Measures three conical examples: Half-gallon, Quart and Pint (each with brass plaque denoting volume) and a further cylindrical example with no volume indication (4)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £80
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Lot 38A

Postal Scales brass scales on wooden base with one pan engraved with postal rates up to 12oz, 4d; with non-original set of flat weights (8oz to 1/4oz - with replacement 1/2oz) stamped GR 370 and four letter cards

Estimate: £80-120

NOT SOLD
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Lot 39

Salters No.20 Trade Spring Balance to weigh 100lb by 1/2 lbs, with 9", 23cm diameter face

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £50
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Lot 40

William IV Set Of Bronze Bell Weights 56lb, 28lb, 14lb, 7lb, 4lb, 2lb and 1lb Avoir all with numerous stamps including "WR IIII" and "3 809"; together with seven flat weights 'ER'

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1700
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Lot 41

Amputation Set with ivory handled instruments and a saw with ebony handle in fitted case with brass fitting and lift out section 9", 23cm wide

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £190
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Lot 42

Apothecary Chest containing twenty four glass bottles in fitted and lined mahogany case with brass hinges and central lift-out section and including a pocket set of scales 12", 31cm wide

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 43

Apothecary Chest mahogany case with brass fitting; 13 slots with 12 glass bottles in top and a lower drawer with five small glass bottles and other ceramic/glassware 9.5",24cm wide

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £200
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Lot 44

Bausch and Lomb Keratometer black lacquered

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £20
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Lot 45

Cambridge Electrite Cardiograph with plaque to top "Dr Z A Leitner London W1"; Cambridge Portable Cardiograph "Property of the West Dorset Hospital Management Committee"; Simpli-Trol Portable Model Hindle Electrocardiograph "Property of Department of National Defence" (Canada); a distance Thermometer and another device (5)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £50
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Lot 46

Cased Set Of Dental Instruments in six drawer mahogany chest with lockable roller cover concealing a further drawer, with brass handle to top; containing a selection of dental tools 12.5", 32cm wide

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £240
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Lot 46A

A Pair Of English Saltglazed Apothecary Jars probably George III or George IV, bearing proud royal coat of arms and indistinct contents labelling, with metal lids (2)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £200
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Lot 47

Ceramic Plaque From The Worshipful Society Of Apothecaries Of London with coat of arms in blue and motto 'Opiferque Dicor Per Orbem' ('throughout the world I am called the bringer of help') on octagonal tile with hole to top 11.5", 29cm high

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 47A

'A Surgeons Hut In The Bush' 19th Century Colour Print 8.5"x6.5", 23x17cm (glazed and framed)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £30
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