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Spring Fleams, Lancets, Engraved, Packtong
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Spring Fleams, Lancets, Engraved, Packtong, entire view

Brass Spring Fleam, Lancet, Engraved
Anonymous
In Fitted Leather Case - SOLD

Trigger type brass and steel fleam. The fleam is within a fitted brown leather case with tan lining. Remains in good condition. (L: 2.5")
SOLD
691-12

Spring Fleam, Lancet, Packtong
German
In Fitted Leather Case - SOLD

Trigger type silver alloy and steel fleam. The fleam is within a fitted red leather case with a brown brushed cotton lining. Fleam remains in good condition, case with losses as depicted. (L: 2.5")
SOLD
691-13




Antique Traveling Apothecary, Leather Rollup with 18 Blown Glass Bottles
Anonymous Maker, Early
A wonderful artifact, leather is supple and displays great color - SOLD


Antique Traveling Apothecary, Leather Rollup with 18 Blown Glass Bottles
Anonymous Maker, Early, entire view

(Great condition considering utilitarian purpose; extremely minor imperfections; open: 15.25 by 9 by 1" rolled-up: 9 by 4.5 by 3.25")

570-504 - SOLD




Clinometer, Inclinometer, Mantle Clock Style, William B. Melick Patent, Circa 1890
Exceptional Form, Ornate Gold Painted Details, Engraved Face
A masterpiece of 19th century industrial art, US Patent: 416,683
Most expensive level of its day; ten times the cost of conventional level - SOLD


Clinometer, Inclinometer, Mantle Clock Style, William B. Melick Patent, Circa 1890
Exceptional Form, Ornate Gold Painted Details, Engraved Face, entire view

A simply gorgeous tool; art and function combined. This working example remains in scarcely encountered untouched original surface including 95% japanning and 95% of the original and elaborate gold ornamentation. The base displays original milling marks.
(Superb condition, minor surface loss to scattered highpoints; L: 12", H: 3.5", D: 1.25")

987-9 - SOLD




Inclinometer, L.L. Davis, Springfield, Massachusetts, Circa 1870, Filigreed - SOLD


Inclinometer, L.L. Davis, Springfield, Massachusetts, Circa 1870, Filigreed, entire view

A fine and untouched survivor retaining 95% or more of its original fancy gold painted ornamentation on the delicate filigree webbing. Most of these are found broken and/or with only traces of gold. This is a great survivor; looks like the brass face has never been polished; great patina. (Excellent condition; L: 12", H: 2.25", D: 1")

987-11 - SOLD




Davis Level & Tool Company 6" Mantle Clock Inclinometer, Original Box, RARE
Springfield, Massachusetts, Circa 1875, US Patent 68,961
Extremely rare box (few extant) with full label, level and box in original condition
FIRST VARIATION - SOLD


Davis Level & Tool Company 6'' Mantle Clock Inclinometer, Original Box, RARE
Springfield, Massachusetts, Circa 1875, entire view

This stunning example featuring gold painted trim dates from 1875 and is the first type offered by the Davis Level and Tool Company, also the least common variation.
(Excellent original condition, probably 95%coverageminor and scattered enamel losses to highpoints, else fine. Box lid missing end panels; base missing one end panel, else very good including label; 6 by 2.5 by 1.75")

987-5 - SOLD




Artificers' Leveling Instrument, John Harmon, Boston, Circa 1880 to 1885, With Box
Extraordinary example retaining bright, original gold highlights; one of three known retaining its original slide lid box; 100% nickel remains on sight tube. - SOLD


Artificers' Leveling Instrument, John Harmon, Boston, Circa 1880 to 1885, With Box, entire view

John W. Harmon Artificers Sighting Level within its original wooden slide-top box; complete with two bases. (The round base is rarely found with this tool as it was not attached and was easily separated.) This example in superb original condition retaining 98% original japanning and very appealing multicolored (red, blue and gold against black) pin striping. The sight tube retains 100% original nickel. Harmon patented three variations of this device, this is US Patent 234,709. Again, one of three known within original boxes; our consignor owns two; here's your opportunity!
(Excellent original condition; box: 12.5 by 5.5 by 4", level: 11.5 by 3.5 by 1")

987-6 - SOLD




Barometer, Thermometer and Mirror
Molded Broken Arch and Scrolled Pediment
Negretti and Zambra
19th Century
London - SOLD


Barometer, Thermometer and Mirror
Molded Broken Arch and Scrolled Pediment
Negretti and Zambra
19th Century
London, entire view

Pediment top with silvered humidity dial, waist with thermometer dial, bulls-eye mirror; weather dial, and name disk with level. Retains knob, backboard and paper label. Dimensions: 38.5" H, 9.75" W, 2.5" D.

106-56 - SOLD




Barometer, Paper Register
W. Smith
Stowe, Vermont
Walnut - SOLD


Barometer, Paper Register
W. Smith
Stowe, Vermont
Walnut, entire view

An uncommon simple barometer made in Vermont featuring a paper label within the simple case ornamented with ripple-moldings. Dimensions: 35" H.

952-3 - SOLD




Dollond Type Telescope
18th Century - SOLD


Dollond Type Telescope
18th Century, entire view

Dollond type telescope; painted wood barrel; brass lens fittings, front cap has slide and can be removed; slides work; no maker's mark; very good with only minor flaking of paint. Measures 21.5-inches long.

459-13 - SOLD




Outstanding Pewter Medical Infusion Mug by Henry & Richard Joseph, Late 18th Century
A fine and clean example featuring an acanthus leaf decorated handle - SOLD


Outstanding Pewter Medical Infusion Mug by Henry & Richard Joseph, Late 18th Century, entire view

Henry and Richard Joseph, London from 1785-1792, Henry was a master pewterer, in business 1736-1784; in partnership with his son, Richard in 1785…scarce, few pieces extant. A piece of camphor was held in the compartment under the pierced brass grate on the lid; the mug was filled with boiling water; a hose was fitted to the chimney on the lid. The patient inhaled air through the hose; piercings on brass grate and handle allowed air to flow into the water…and over the camphor. The combination of fresh air infused with camphor soothed the congestion of the patient’s lungs. Opium and aromatic leaves were also used in the 18th century medical devices. (Measuring 5 3/8’ tall to top of chimney; 4 5/8 to top of lid.)

365-342 - SOLD





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