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Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany
Date/Period: 1703-1726


Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, entire view 1

Measurement: .875" x 2.5" x 2.5"

Material: Gilt brass and silvered

Condition: Instrument is very good, silver loss to bottom, one tiny screw missing.
Shrinkage to leather on top of case; leather hinge is nearly severed.

Additional Information: A fine equinoctial Compass Sundial Signed by Johann Martin
in Augsburg 48” around its edge, to which the folding hour scale and latitude arc are
attached. The hour scales graduated from 3 – 12 and 1 – 9, the latitude arc from 20 to
90 degrees, the compass with blued steel needle with abbreviations of the cardinal
directions: S/E (Septentrio for North), M/E (Meridies for South), O/R (Oriens for East)
and O/C (Occidens for West). The ring, the latitude arc and the plummet support are
finely engraved. Gilt brass, silver, table of latitudes for 32 cities on bottom of compass,
folding hour scale and latitude arc, original leather case retaining brass hook and eye.

$5,625.00

879-143


Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, entire view 2

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, entire view 3

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, entire view 4

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, entire view 5

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, detail view 1

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, detail view 2

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, detail view 3

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, detail view 4

Equinoctial Compass Sundial by Johann Martin, (1642-1721) Augsburg, Germany, back view



Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass.
Date/Period: 19th Century


Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass., entire view

Measurement: Height: 4.25”

Additional Information: Four turned spindles housing colorless glass bulbs. Hourglass
frame marked at top "Brig Cedric 1835".

The timer is housed withing a very old homemade make-do cylindrical cardboard
box…nautica ornamented with three Chinese coins; the interior lined with green paper;
the exterior covered with embossed paper. Within the box is a handwritten note on
Mystic Seaport Museum letterhead with information regarding the “CEDRIC”.

The 193-ton brig Cedric was built in 1828 in Duxbury, Massachusetts; registered in
New York in 1837 1.

1. Ship Registers, District of Plymouth, National Archives Project, WPA

$1,400.00

1256-122


Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass., entire view

Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass., entire view 2

Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass., entire view 3

Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass., case view 1

Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass., case view 2

Hourglass, Sandglass From the Brig Cedrick, Built Duxbury, Mass., case view 3



Scarificator, Brass & Steel, Octagon, 4 Blade
Unknown Maker, 19th Century


Scarificator, Brass & Steel, Octagon, 4 Blade
Unknown Maker, 19th Century, entire view

A working spring-loaded lever creating an instantaneous series of parallel cuts in the
skin of the patient; temple size. (2.25 x 1.25 x 1.25")

$295.00

110-961




Cameraphone,
Rare Antique Portable Gramophone Record Player,
Pet-O-Phone Antique Windup Phonograph...Working Condition, Germany, 1920s Super Rare Tortoise Horn Speaker,
78-RPM, On/Off & Speed Adjustment Controls


Cameraphone, <br>Rare Antique Portable Gramophone Record Player, Pet-O-Phone

Spring-wound phonograph in the style of a leather-bound box camera. The tortoise shell sound bubble is received by the tone arm...produces loud volume and clarity. Leather bound case...working condition.
(5.5" x 6.5" x 4.25")


Cameraphone, <br>Rare Antique Portable Gramophone Record Player, Pet-O-Phone

$395.00

604-53




Antique Stick Barometer, Timby’s Patent 1857, Rosewood Case


Antique Stick Barometer, Timby's Patent, 1857, angle view

(32 by 2.5 by 2”)

$925

632-42


Antique Stick Barometer, Timby's Patent, 1857, close up view
Antique Stick Barometer, Timby's Patent, 1857, instructions detail
Antique Stick Barometer, Timby's Patent, 1857, patent detail
Antique Stick Barometer, Timby's Patent, 1857, label detail



Nuremberg Single Hand Reading Magnifying Glass, Circa 1680-1750
SIGNED Embossed Copper Alloy Mount; Wire Binding Secures Mount
J. E. MAY SEEL.ERE - IOH.HIERONIMUS SCHNEIDER -- IOH.ERHARD MAY SEEL.ERE - SOLD


Nuremberg Single Hand Reading Magnifying Glass, Circa 1680-1750
SIGNED Embossed Copper Alloy Mount; Wire Binding Secures Mount
J. E. MAY SEEL.ERE - IOH.HIERONIMUS SCHNEIDER -- IOH.ERHARD MAY SEEL.ERE, entire view 1

(The signature envelops the mount; diameter: 2.75”, length: 4.5”)


Nuremberg Single Hand Reading Magnifying Glass, Circa 1680-1750
SIGNED Embossed Copper Alloy Mount; Wire Binding Secures Mount
J. E. MAY SEEL.ERE - IOH.HIERONIMUS SCHNEIDER -- IOH.ERHARD MAY SEEL.ERE, entire view 2

Nuremberg Single Hand Reading Magnifying Glass, Circa 1680-1750
SIGNED Embossed Copper Alloy Mount; Wire Binding Secures Mount
J. E. MAY SEEL.ERE - IOH.HIERONIMUS SCHNEIDER -- IOH.ERHARD MAY SEEL.ERE, signature detail

SOLD

1245-9




19th Century Phrenological Head, Fowlers & Wells, N.Y.


19th Century Phrenological Head, Fowlers & Wells, N.Y., entire view

A nice early plater example retaining label: APPROVED BY FOWLERS & WELLS,
PHRENOLOGICAL CABINET, 308 BROADWAY, NEW YORK.
Height: 10.5" (Old, worn smooth chip to base as shown, does not distract.)


19th Century Phrenological Head, Fowlers & Wells, N.Y., label view

$675.00

1210-23




Tooth Extractor, Medical Instrument, Dental Key
Date/Period: 19th Century


Tooth Extractor, Medical Instrument, Dental Key, entire view

Measurement: Length: 5.5"

Material: Steel, wood

Condition: Chips to handle terminus

Additional Information: Turnkey tooth extractor

$115.00

110-1023





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