Scientific Instruments, Cameras, Tools and Taxidermy: Friday 24 June 2016 10:30AM

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Including The John Lound Collection of Scales, Weights and Measures (lots 57-98 inclusive)

Viewing: Wednesday 22 June & Thursday 23 June 9am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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Lots 1 to 50 of 539


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Brass Sunshine Recorder with 3.5", 9cm diameter glass sphere, marked '8419 Made In England'

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 2

Callendars's Apparatus For Measuring The Mechanical Equivalent Of Heat on cast iron base with facsimile instructions; together with two Tangent Galvanometer and a Varley Galvanometer (4)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 3

Casella Barograph with eight vacuum sections, brass frame with steel cross pieces, on base numbered 88466 (with French patent mark), in case with one glass panel

Estimate: £250-350

NOT SOLD
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Lot 4

Eleven Clear Glass Chemist Bottles From Strickland & Holt, Yarm all with stoppers

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £50
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Lot 5

Gargory (Birmingham) Surveyors Level brass with spirit level to top, in mahogany case

Estimate: £80-120

NOT SOLD
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Lot 6

Geographia 12inch Terrestrial Globe C1924/25 on ebonised stand

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 7

Griffin & George Vacuum Pump with brass hand pump and glass jar with stopper on brass stand, together with a Force v Pressure Demonstration machine with copper piping (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 8

Griffin And Tatlock Wimshurst Machine with acrylic discs, two Leyden Jars and hand winding 10", 25cm diameter discs

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £120
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Lot 9

J Long (London) Ivory And Nickel Plate Proof Slide Rule double sided with twin sliding sections and stamped 'F B Cross' to edge

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 10

Jas. Rowe & Co. (Birmingham) Ivory Engineers Folding Rule with four sections folding out to 24", with inches on on side and various scale on the other and one section with sliding central section and 'I Routledge Engineer Bolton'

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £280
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Lot 11

John Davis & Son (Derby) Mining Barometer, Barograph And Clock Set consisting of Stick Barometer with Vernier Scale and thermometer; Barograph with eight vacuum sections in copper case with brass pipe inlet; and Clock in metal case with Roman numerals; all mounted on wooden stand

Estimate: £300-400

NOT SOLD
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Lot 12

John Gleave Orrery Of Jupiter with moons Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callistoe, electric powered on ebonised base with acrylic dome, with plaque underneath 'No.4 1990'

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 13

John Gleave Orrery Of Saturn with moons Mimas, Enceladus, Tethys, Dione, Rhea and Titan, electric powered on ebonised base with acrylic dome

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 14

Louis Shopper (Leipzig) Automatic Micrometer with cast iron base with suppliers plaque to front 6", 15cm diameter dial

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £110
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Lot 15

Negretti & Zambra (London) Air Meter No.617 lacquered brass with seven dials (units to millions) in original box with label 'Correction for Air Meter no.617 ..."

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 16

Newton (London) Surveyors Level lacquered finish, in mahogany box with makers label and retailers plaque 'Clarkson 338 High Holborn'; together with a wooden tripod, Hale Bro brass level and another level (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £100
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Lot 17

Parellel Rulers six ebonised examples (one marked Rownet, one Underhill and one Harling) and a further Harling example in plain wood; together with eight Rolling Rules (three types) (15)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £100
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Lot 18

Stanley Compensated Barometer/Altimeter in black lacquered brass case and leather case

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £70
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Lot 19

Stanley Fuller Calculator (Type 1) no.9554, with Bakelite ends and wood handle and reproduction booklet in original wooden case

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £60
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Lot 20

Stanley Fuller Calculator (Type 2) no.10880, with Bakelite handle and reproduction booklet in original wooden case

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £140
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Lot 21

Stanley Instruments (i) Pointer (ii) Vernier Protractor (iii) Set of Railway Curves (all in original cases) (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 22

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: £80-120

Sold: £40
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Lot 23

Theodolites including Geodimeter 136 (with E20 error), Hilger Watt Theodolite, Kern KI-S Tachiometer and Kern Distomat DM102 (in original cases) and two tripods

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £120
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Lot 24

Various Drawing Instruments a collection of 11 assorted set including three in mahogany cases (11)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 25

Various Instruments From The Paper Industry including The Rothmill Paper Trade Rule (wooden slide rule) from Auchmuty & Rothes Paper Mill and a later plastic example, BFMP Metric Conversion Calculator, Unique Log Log Slide Rule, a box of prepared Microscope slides, Ultra Lens, box of Half tone screen finder glass transparencies and a small book 'Steam and Other Useful Tables (8)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 26

Various Instruments including two Rabone & Sons brass and cast iron Spirit Levels, a further level; assorted apothecary brass and foil weights; J&WE Aichbutt 360° Protractor and a smaller Stanley example; an Addometer and two other items

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £190
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Lot 27

Various Items From The Paper Industry including Leunig Paper Scale, H E Messmer (Leipzig) Paper Strength Tester, The Patra Pet (Paper Equilibrium Tester), an Oetling Set of Weights (incomplete) and a Viscount Viewer (5)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 28

Various Items From The Paper Industry including Royal Doulton Ceramic Storage Jar, an emosser from British Vulcanised Fibre Limited and a Castella Assman Hygrometer (cased) (3)

Estimate: £70-100

NOT SOLD
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Lot 29

Various Rules including a folding 2m wooden rule, Concrete Volume Computer, a slide rule, two rolling rules and others including three large set squares and a Rabone Roll Tape Measure

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £40
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Lot 30

Various Testing Instruments From The Paper Industry including three Ashcroft Paper Testers (one cased), H E Messmer micrometer (cased) Coats Machine Tool Rubber tester (cased) Wallace Hardness Meter (in wooden box) Ashcroft Thickness Gauge, JohnBull Dial Gauge (both boxed) and an Electrostatic Locator (9)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 31

Various Wooden Rules including Gledhill & Brook Field Inclimometer, a Variable Resistance Test Wire,large T-Square, Dipstick, 6' rule and Meter rule; together with a box of acrylic Transition Curves

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £30
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Lot 32

W F Stanley (London) Fuller Calculator circular slide rule with Bakelite handle, in original box with instruction booklet

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £170
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Lot 33

Baker Brass Microscope with rack and pinion course focusing and fine focusing, concave mirror, rotating variable iris disc, tilting stand, lens on brass stand and three spare lenses, in mahogany case

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 34

C Reichert (Austia) Microscope no. 73848, brass barrel with black lacquered stand, with rack and pinion course focussing, mechanically adjustable stage, condensor with iris diaphragm; together with a J Brown (Glasgow) Microscope, both cased (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 35

Carl Zeiss Jena Microscope no.74401, in largely black lacquered finish and engraved 'AD UCL 61', with preciscion graduated rotaing stage, rack and pinion and fine focussing, plano-concave mirror, tilting stand and 'Jug Handle', in mahogany case

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 36

E Leitz Wetzlar (New York) Microscope no.39305, brass with rack and pinion course and calibrated thumb wheel fine focussing, three lens turret, condenser with variable iris diaphragm, plano-concave mirror and tilting stand; engraved with makers name and ' C Baker High Holborn'; in mahogany case with brass carry handle

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 37

H Hughes (London) Microscope no.1501, brass with black lacquered base, single objective lens, rack and pinion course and thumb wheel on barrel fine focussing, with adjustable rotating diaphragm and concave mirror, in stained wood case with brass handle

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 38

Henry Crouch (London) Microscope brass with black lacquered stand and stage, rack and pinion/thumb wheel focussing, single lens, plano/concave mirror, in mahogany case

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £100
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Lot 39

Microscopes Leitz Wetzlar HM-Lux Binocular and Carl Zeiss Jena (GDR) Stereo microscope together with a box of prepared slides and lamps

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £170
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Lot 40

Olympus BH2 Binocular Microscope with five lens turret and drawing attachment

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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Lot 41

R & J Beck Microscope no.17147, brass with dark grey lacquering, in mahogany case with various glass slide mounts

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £120
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Lot 42

Smith, Beck, Beck Microscope no.4261 in brass with bi-directional stage, tilting stand engraved with makers name, rack and pinion and thumb wheel focussing, in fitted mahogany case with various lenses and accessories; together with a Beckman Ltd Polishing Kit (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £320
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Lot 43

Steindorf (Berlin) Microscope no.45425, with brass barrel, black lacquered tilting stand, rack and pinion course focussing, three lens turret, condenser and plano-concave mirror (uncased); together with an A P Aylward brass/black lacquered in mahogany case (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £140
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Lot 44

Swift Brass Microscope with rack and pinion course and thumb wheel to barrel fine focussing, with rotating stage, plano-concave mirror and tilting stand (cased); together with a Watson Kima microscope with calibrated rotating stage, modern case (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £140
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Lot 45

W R Prior (London) Microscope black lacquered/brass with three lens turret, plano-concave mirror, condenser, rack and pinion course focus and separate fine focus, in mahogany case with Guarantee dated April 1937; together with an AllBrit Planimeter in plastic case (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 46

Watson & Sons Kima Microscope no.66813, black lacquered, with three lens turret, condenser with variable diaphragm, plano-concave mirror and tilting stand, in boxwood case; together with a Henry Crouch (London) Microscope no.2728 (cased) (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 47

Watson Stereoscopic Microscope no.134088, with three lens turret with grey lacquered finish in wood case with accessories, two lamps and tools; together with a Brunel Stereo Microscope in original case (2)

Estimate: £100-150

NOT SOLD
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Lot 48

Zeiss Telaval 31 Inverted Phase Microscope from Medicine & Therapeutics Department Aberdeen University

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 49

A 3inch F16 Refracting Telescope on Fullerscope Equatorial Pillar Mount, with motor drive, together with a box containing accessories, including eye pieces, tripod etc

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £220
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Lot 50

Aronsberg (Liverpool) Single Draw Day & Night Telescope brass with leather covering, 1.5" objective lens, 36", 92cm

Estimate: £70-90

Sold: £60
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