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i41142airmeter%20(3).jpg  I 41142  ANTIQUE AIR METER, SOLID BRASS (LACQUERED), PROPELLER 2 1/2" DIAMETER, GLASS COVERED DIAL FACE 2 1/4" DIAMETER, 6 DIFFERENT SPEED INDICTORS, 3 1/4" HEIGHT.  FITTED MAHOGANY CASE WITH BRASS HARDWARE, 4 1/4" X 4" X 3 3/4" TALL.  PAPER LABEL UNDER HINGED LID - CORRECTION CERTIFICATE.  INCLUDED SEPARATE BRASS MOUNT.  EXCELLENT, WORKING CONDITION.  PROBABLY MADE AND USED MID 1800'S, POSSIBLY IN THE BRITISH COAL MINING INDUSTRY.  NO MAKERS MARK OR NAME.  $675.00


I 28536  CANNON OR ARTILLERY SIGHTING DEVICE, TRIANGLE SHAPE, 10" ON A SIDE, TWO ENDS HINGED, THIRD HAS SPRING HELD LOCKING MECHANISM.  VERY FAINT MARKINGS, NOT LEGIBLE.  WELL MADE IRON PIECE WITH NICE PATINA.  PROBABLY 1800-'S ERA, POSSIBLY EARLIER.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  EXTREMELY RARE.  $300.00

i42410blackjack.JPG  I 42410  VINTAGE BLACK JACK, BLACK LEATHER MARKED "BUCHEIMER", 9" LONG PLUS 8" STRAP HANDLE.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $135.00

i50164zeiss (1).JPG  I 50164  ZIESS BINOCULARS, MARKED "CARL ZEISS JENA TELEXEM 1421901 6X24".  PERFECT SHARP CLEAR OPTICS, 1" DIAMETER LENSES, 4 1/2" LENGTH.  NICE COMPACT SIZE.  PROBABLY PRE-WWII VINTAGE.  ORIGINAL LEATHER CASE.  BINOCULARS ARE EXCELLENT, CASE IS DISTRESSED.  $275.00

  I 22580 VINTAGE COMPASS CLINOMETER, 2 3/4" SQUARE MAHOGANY CASE, HINGED TOP LID, ALL BRASS FURNITURE.  SUPERB QUALITY, VERY NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION, CIRCA 1860.  $225.00

compass  I 37020  KEUFFEL - ESSER CO., NEW YORK;  COMPASS, MAHOGANY WOOD CASE WITH NICKELED BRASS HARDWARE, NEEDLE LOCKS ON CLOSURE.  ABOUT 4" SQUARE, 1" THICK.  NICELY MADE, FUNCTIONS PERFECTLY.  VERY GOOD CONDITION.  $185.00

i25803depthinbox.jpg  I 25803  MARKED CEFMOR LONDON E.C.1 PROV. PAT. 2883", 7/8" DIAL, NICE FABRIC COVERED FITTED CASE WITH BRASS FURNITURE. HIGH QUALITY PIECE. I DON'T HAVE A CLUE TO WHAT IT IS USED FOR. PROBABLY PRE-WWII VINTAGE. INTERESTING ADDITION TO A MECHANICAL INSTRUMENT COLLECTION. APPEARS  O BE IN PERFECT CONDITION. $68.00

silver fruit knife mother of pearl grips  I 31294  ENGLISH SILVER FRUIT KNIFE WITH MOTHER OF PEARL CARVED HANDLES.  5 1/8" LONG, SILVER HALLMARKS INDICATE BIRMINGHAM 1876.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $145.00

  I   26274  ENGLISH SILVER FRUIT KNIFE, 2 5/8" LONG, CARVED MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES.  HALLMARKS INDICATE SHEFFIELD 1881, MAKER W.N.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $125.00

   I 27527  SILVER FRUIT KNIFE, MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES.  OVERALL LENGTH 4 1/4".  BRITISH HALLMARKS INDICATE SHEFFIELD 1899, MAKER MARK W.N.  VERY NICE CONDITION.  $125.00

  I 31295  ENGLISH SILVER FRUIT KNIFE, 5 1/2" LONG WITH MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES.  SILVER HALLMARKS INDICATE SHEFFIELD 1901.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $145.00

  I 31297 ENGLISH SILVER FRUIT KNIFE, 4 5/8" LONG WITH MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES.  SILVER HALLMARKS INDICATE SHEFFIELD 1902.  EXCELLENT, CLEARLY MARKED BLADE.  ONE HANDLE IS CRACKED.  SCARCE, EARLY PIECE.  $95.00

  I 26307  ENGLISH SILVER FRUIT KNIFE, 2 3/4" LONG, CARVED MOTHER OF PEARL HANDLES.  HALLMARKS INDICATE SHEFFIELD 1908, W. N. MAKER.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $135.00

glass cutter  I 40643  GLASS CUTTER, SOLID BRASS, 4" LONG.  UNSCREWS AT CENTER OF HANDLE TO PROVIDE SMALL SCREWDRIVER AND STORAGE FOR SPARE BLADES.  MOST LIKELY ENGLISH, BUT NOT MARKED.  $18.00

i33433silversmiths.jpg  I 33433  SILVERSMITHS HAMMER, 2 1/4" LONG HEAD, THIN 8" LONG HANDLE.  VERY NICE EXAMPLE.  $95.00

i33434silversmiths.jpg  I 33434  SILVERSMITHS HAMMER, 2 1/2" LONG HEAD, 7" LONG HANDLE WITH UNUSUALLY THICK BOTTOM END.  NICE PIECE.  $75.00

silversmiths hammer  I 40524  SILVERSMITHS HAMMER, 2 5/8" LONG HEAD MARKED AGIER FORD, THIN 9" LONG HANDLE.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $95.00

come along handcuff  I 42125  IRON CLAW HAND CUFF, ARGUS MFG. CO. CHICAGO, ILL USA.  TWO PATENT NUMBERS, SERIAL NUMBER 63232.  GOOD CONDITION, FUNCTIONS NORMALLY.  $150.00

i42703hiattcuffs.jpg  I 42703  HIATT HANDCUFFS, NICKEL PLATED STEEL, MARKED "HIATT BEST WARRANTED WROUGHT 10".  INCLUDES KEY, VERY GOOD WORKING CONDITION.  CIRCA 1900.  $165.00

i42414cuffsSW(1).JPG  I 42414  VINTAGE HANDCUFFS, MARKED "THE PEARLESS HANDCUFF CO. SPRINGFIELD MASS. PAT. FEB 20, 1912 MFGD BY SMITH & WESSON.  NICKEL PLATED, WITH SKELETON TYPE KEY.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $125.00

i42412cuffswcase(4).JPG  I 42412  VINTAGE HANDCUFFS, NICKEL PLATED STEEL MARKED "THE PEARLESS HANDCUFF CO. SPRINGFIELD MASS.", SERIAL NUMBER 269613.  TWO LINK CHAIN, SKELETON TYPE KEY.  INCLUDES LEATHER CASE MARKED "MIXON CO. MIAMI FLA. H.C.1".  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $125.00

i42413cuffsLA (4).JPG  I 42413  VINTAGE HANDCUFFS, NICKEL PLATED STEEL MARKED "THE PEARLESS HANDCUFF CO. SPRINGFIELD MASS.", SERIAL NUMBER 474118.  SKELETON TYPE KEY, TWO LINK CHAIN.  LEATHER CASE MARKED "SAFETY SPEED HOLSTER, MONTEBELLO CAL.".  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $135.00

sike's hydrometer  I 42606  SIKES HYDROMETER, SOLID BRASS FLOAT AND WEIGHTS, ALL 10 PIECES HAVE MATCHING NUMBERS.  IVORY THERMOMETER, MAHOGANY VELVET LIED CASE WITH BRASS FITTINGS.  OUTSTANDING, TOTALLY COMPLETE AND ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT SET.  CIRCA 1900-?.  $195.00

i41469hydrometer (2).jpg  I 41469  SIKE'S HYDROMETER IN FITTED MAHOGANY CASE WITH BRASS FITTINGS AND VELVET LINING.  IVORY PLAQUE ON LID MARKED "SIKES HYDROMETER LOFTUS 6 BEAUFOY TERRACE LONDON".  TOTALLY COMPLETE WITH ALL WEIGHTS, FLOAT, IVORY THERMOMETER.  EXCEPTIONAL, ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT, CIRCA LATE 1800'S.  $245.00

  I   25591  INCLINOMETER, WRP MAKERS MARK, "M.KV B 1359" WITH BRITISH MILITARY ARROW.  SOLID BLACKENED BRASS, VERY NICE QUALITY VINTAGE PIECE IN EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  BEWARE OF MODERN REPRODUCTIONS, WWII ERA, POSSIBLY EARLIER.  $145.00

Ivory parallel rule  I* 30592  IVORY PARALLEL RULE, 6" LENGTH.  NICKEL FINISH ON BRASS FITTINGS IS GONE, OTHERWISE, EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $125.00

ivory rule  I 27555  IVORY RULE, 4 SECTION, 12".  SHARP CLEAR NUMBERING, TINY CRACK AT ONE HINGE, SOME WARPAGE.  OVERALL VERY ATTRACTIVE, CIRCA 19TH CENTURY.  $175.00

4 section folding ivory rule  IV* 36971  IVORY RULE, 18", FOUR SECTIONS, BRASS FITTINGS.  MISSING ONE KEEPER PIN OTHERWISE VERY GOOD CONDITION.  $375.00

Ivory rule  IV* 36949  ELLIOTT IVORY SCALE RULE, 12 5/16" X 1".  MARKED "W. ELLIOTT 268 HOLBORN LONDON".  BACK "I.L. BROWN".  NO CHIPS OR DAMAGE.  VERY GOOD CONDITION.  CIRCA 19TH CENTURY.  $135.00

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i42411legirons (1).JPG  I 42411  VINTAGE LEG IRONS, NICKEL PLATED STEEL MARKED "PEARLESS HANDCUFF CO. SPRINGFIELD MASS".  SERIAL NUMBER 34832, 15" LINK CHAIN, SKELETON TYPE KEY.  EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL CONDITION.  $165.00

engineering level  I 33345  IRON ENGINEERING LEVEL, 10" LONG, 3 VIALS.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $78.00

i32337level.jpg  I 32337  RABONE IRON AND BRASS MACHINIST LEVEL MARKED "J. RABONE & SONS MADE IN ENGLAND WARRANTED CORRECT", 12" LONG, 2" TALL, 7/8" THICK, 3 BRASS LEVELS ALL FUNCTION. CONCAVE UNDERSIDE. FILIGREE PATTERN BETWEEN TOP AND BOTTOM RAIL. WELL USED BUT SERVICEABLE. $135.00

i32630level.jpg  I 32630  LEVEL, MAHOGANY AND SOLID BRASS, 1" X 1" X 7".  SUPERB, UNCLEANED OR POLISHED CONDITION WITH ORIGINAL LEATHER CASE.  $58.00

billy club - life preserver  I 28580   VICTORIAN "LIFE PRESERVER".  A BILLY CLUB TYPE DEVICE MADE FOR INDIVIDUAL PERSONAL PROTECTION (NOT MILITARY OR POLICE).  HANDLE MADE OF WHALE BONE WITH A CORD WRAP.  HEAD IS LEAD COVERED WITH FABRIC. ABOUT 10" LONG.  CHARLES DARWIN WAS KNOWN TO CARRY TWO OF THESE.  A RARE PIECE OF HISTORICAL MEMORABILIA, CIRCA 1800-1850.  $200.00

  I 24021  SOLID BRASS PADLOCK, 1" X 1 1/2", STEEL LEVER & KEY.  ONLY MARK "PATENT".  CIRCA 19th CENTURY, EXCELLENT, ORIGINAL PATINA.  CAN'T SEEM TO MAKE IT WORK, NEEDS A LOCKSMITH.  $42.00 Sale $25.00 as is

i42708lock.jpg  I 42708  PADLOCK, SOLID BRASS AND STEEL, SKELETON TYPE KEY.  MARKED "SECURE".  THESE WERE HANDMADE, PRE 1900 VINTAGE.  EXCELLENT, WORKING CONDITION.  $65.00

Map Measurer & Compass  I 37013  MAP MEASURER AND COMPASS.  TWO SCALE INCHES TO MILE AND CENTIMETERS TO KILOMETER.  MARKED MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY, 1950'S VINTAGE.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  INCLUDES FITTED CASE AND INSTRUCTIONS.  $38.00

i50132octant (1).JPG  I 50132  OCTANT, EBONY WOOD WITH 4 IVORY INSERTS, SOLID BRASS FITTINGS.  COMPLETE, ALL SCREWS IN NICE CONDITION.  ATTRACTIVE PATINA, 100% ORIGINAL CONDITION.  GREAT PIECE OF MARITIME MEMORABILIA.  CIRCA 1820-1850.  $575.00

  I 23531  JOHNSON HENDON LONDON FILM TANK.  BLACK BAKELITE, ABOUT 5" DIAMETER, 4 1/2" TALL.  COMPLETE WITH INNTER PARTS.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $25.00

   I 23655 JOHNSON HENDON LONDON FILM TANK.  BLACK BAKELITE, ABOUT 5" DIAMETER, 4 1/2" TALL.  COMPLETE WITH INNER PARTS.  EXCELLENT CONDITION, LIKE NEW IN THE ORIGINAL BOX WITH INSTRUCTION FOLDER.  $38.00

plumb bob  I 41449  PLUMB BOB, SOLID BRASS WITH STEEL POINT.  MARKED "MONUMENT BRAND", 2 1/2" LONG, 1" DIAMETER.  PROBABLY 19TH CENTURY VINTAGE.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $85.00

plumbers tool  I 41454  PLUMBERS CHISEL.  BOXWOOD WITH STEEL COLLAR, 3" WIDE, 6 3/4" LONG.  USED IN FORMING LEAD COMPONENTS.  GOOD USED CONDITION.  CIRCA MID 1800'S.  $65.00

i42822stanley62.jpg  I 42822  STANLEY NO. 62 BOXWOOD RULE.  BRASS BOUND, 24", 4 SECTION FOLDER.  MARKED "STANLEY RULE & LEVEL CO. NEW BRITAIN CONN.  WARRENTED BOXWOOD".  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  $55.00

i41038sextant%20(1).jpg  I 41038  ANTIQUE SEXTANT, SOLID BRASS, IVORY INLAYED NUMBER SCALES, EBONY WOOD HANDLE.  ARCH ENGRAVED "R.H. COGSWELL HALIFAX N.S.".  TWO SEPARATE EYEPIECES.  MAHOGANY FITTED CASE, DOVETAILED CORNERS, ALL BRASS HARDWARE.  LABEL UNDER HINGED TOP LID "F. PEARSON 121 DOCK ST. NEWPORT ADMIRALTY CHART AGENTS".  NICE ORIGINAL CONDITION, CASE LID HAS AGE SHRINKAGE CRACK.  CASE DIMENSIONS 10 3/4" WIDE, 9 3/4" DEEP, 4 1/2" TALL.  CIRCA MID 1800'S.  $975.00

i41039sextant%20(1).jpg  I 41039  ANTIQUE SEXTANT, SOLID BRASS, IVORY INLAYED NUMBER SCALES, MAHOGANY HANDLE, 3 SEPARATE EYEPIECES.  UNIT NEEDS A CLEANING.  APPEARS TO BE ALL ORIGINAL, NO MAKERS MARK.  IVORY CHIPPED AT ENDS OF LONG SCALE, OTHERWISE GOOD HONEST CONDITION.  MAHOGANY PIE SHAPED FITTED CASE, DOVETAIL CORNERS, BRASS HARDWARE.  CASE PROBABLY NOT ORIGINAL TO THE UNIT.  PAPER LABEL UNDER HINGED TOP LID - "EUGENE F. MEDINGER CHRONOMETERS 115 BROAD STREET NEAR FRONT ST. OPPOSITE ISAAC HALLS ANCHOR AND CHAIN DEPOT NEW YORK".  CIRCA MID 1800'S.  $975.00

Slave leg irons - shakles  I 25716  SLAVE LEG IRONS, HEAVY DEVICE, THE SHACKLES ARE AT LEAST 1/4" THICK, OVERALL LENGTH ABOUT 33" INCLUDING LOCKING DEVICE.  THE INTERVAL PARTS OF THE LOCK ARE GONE, WHICH MAY HAVE JUST BEEN A WEDGE DRIVEN INTO PLACE.  WEIGHT ABOUT 5 POUNDS.  THERE IS CONSIDERABLE WEAR ON ALL OF THE LINKS, THESE WERE WELL USED.  THERE IS A HATCH MARK APPLIED DECORATION ON ALL THE FLAT SURFACES.  100% ORIGINAL CONDITION.  PROBABLY EARLY 1800'S, POSSIBLY EARLIER.  $500.00

spyglass  I 41406  SPYGLASS, ENBEECO., LONDON;  "CUB 18X", 3 DRAW, BRASS WITH LEATHER COVER, 17" LONG FULLY EXTENDED, 6 1/4" CLOSED.  PERFECT SHARP CLEAR OPTICS, 18 POWER.  EXCELLENT CONDITION, 1900-1930 VINTAGE.  $165.00

   I 21596  CARPENTERS OR CABINET MAKERS SQUARE.  MAHOGANY, BRASS AND STEEL, 3 1/2" X 6".  NICE QUALITY, VICTORIAN PERIOD PIECE.  CIRCA 1800'S.  $27.00

rabone tape  I 41451  MEASURING TAPE, JOHN RABONE & SONS, BIRMINGHAM.  NO. 4151 , STEEL WITH LEATHER COVER, 50' LONG.  LIKE NEW IN ORIGINAL BOX.  PATENT DATE 1907.  BOX IN FAIR CONDITION.  $75.00
 
i41396stanleytape (1).JPG  I 41396  W. F. STANLEY TAPE MEASURE.  LEATHER COVER, 50', FABRIC TAPE WITH SOLID BRASS FITTINGS.  $65.00

  I 21774  VINTAGE WOOD, TIMBER THERMOMETER, HORSLEY & SMITH & CO. LTD. FLOORING SPECIALISTS.  ADVERTISING PIECE MADE OF A 12" X 2 3/4" TONGUE AND GROOVE SECTION OF HARDWOOD FLOORING.  INTERESTING AND UNUSUAL PIECE.  EXCELLENT CONDITION.  PROBABLY PRE WWII VINTAGE.  $85.00

I 25888  HANDCUFFS OR FINGER RESTRAINTS, NICKEL PLATED STEEL, MARKED TAIWAN.  THIS IS NOT A TOY, SUBSTANTIAL DEVICE.  ONCE APPLIED, MEANT TO HOLD.  EXCELLENT, CONDITION BUT NO KEY.  $27.00

  I 31020 WEIGHT SET, MAHOGANY FITTED CASE WITH ALL BRASS HARDWARE CONTAINS 10 NICKEL PLATED SOLID BRASS WEIGHTS, 1 GRAM - 100 GRAMS, TWEEZERS.  NICE SET.  $65.00



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