THORNTON COLLECTION: INSTRUMENTS & PARAPHERNALIA
Wednesday, 30 June - Tuesday, 6 July 2021

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DRUM-PATTERN COMPOUND MICROSCOPE by J (JOSEPH) AMADIO, THROGMORTON ST, LONDON, c.1855-1870, IN MAHOG CASE

0002

LACQUERED BRASS DRUM MICROSCOPE, c.1850, COMPLETE IN BOX w LENSES, STAGE BULLSEYE, INSECT CLIPS, SLIDES, ETC.

0003

ERNST LEITZ, WETZLER COMPOUND MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE, MAHOG CASE, c.1890-1903, (Cf. Billings Collection pg92, fig172)

0004

LEITZ, WETLER BRASS COMPOUND MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE No.94662, w TRIPLE HEAD, VARIOUS LENSES, IN BOX

0005

ERNST LEITZ, WETZLER BINOCULAR COMPOUND MICROSCOPE w CURVED LIMB, MECHANICAL STAGE, CONDENSER. NO BOX

0006

FRENCH 19thC BRASS COMPOUND MICROSCOPE w MULTIPLE LENSES by NACHET, OPTICIEN, RUE SERPENTE, 16, PARIS. MAHOG BOX

0007

J.SWIFT & SON, LONDON BRASS COMPOUND MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE, w MECHANICAL STAGE, RAISED ON 'ENGLISH' BASE, IN MAHOG BOX

0008

W.WATSON & SONS 313 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON No.4771, MONOCULAR COMPOUND MICROSCOPE w CONDENSER & IRIS DIAPHRAGM. MAHOG BOX

0009

19thC BRASS MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE BY J. H. STEWARD 406 STRAND, LONDON. WITH MAHOG BOX

0010

CARL ZEISS, JENA, No.23561 BRASS COMPOUND MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE IN MAHOG BOX.

0011

LEITZ, WETZLER MONOCULAR COMPOUND MICROSCOPE w MECH STAGE w RACK & PINION ADJUST., CONDENSER & IRIS DIAPHRAGM. MAHOG BOX

0012

MICROSCOPY (SPECIMEN) PREPARATION BOX by FLATTERS & GARNETT LTD, MANCHESTER c.1920, MAHOG, DROP FRONT, 300 x 240 x 270mm

0013

RARE WALKING CANE w MICROSCOPE INSET HIPPO TUSK HANDLE
Estimate: $600 - $1,200

0014

2 WOODEN BOXES OF MICROSCOPIC SLIDES, ONE LABELED 'MILLIKIN & LAWLEY 165 STRAND LONDON.

0015

2 WOODEN BOXES OF MICROSCOPIC SLIDES

0016

2 WOODEN BOXES OF MICROSCOPIC SLIDES

0017

A 19thC J H STEWARD BRASS MICROSCOPE BENCH LAMP (INCOMPLETE, NO BURNER)

0018

14" TROUGHTON & SIMMS BRASS SURVEYOR'S TRANSIT IN MAHOGANY CASE w TRIPOD IN CANVAS BAG

0019

VICTORIAN BRASS SURVEYOR'S TRANSIT w TRIPOD COUPLING & ASSOCIATED TRIPOD, IN MAHOGANY CASE

0020

14¾" STANLEY BRASS SURVEYOR'S TRANSIT IN MAHOGANY CASE w TRIPOD

0021

TROUGHTON & SIMMS, LONDON BRASS TRANSIT LEVEL (MISSING ENDCAP) IN BOX, WITH TRIPOD

0022

LATE 19thC BRASS TRANSIT LEVEL IN MAHOG CASE, BY J & W. E ARCHBUTT, 210 WESTMISNSTER BRIDGE ROAD LONDON, No.711. L.245mm

0023

BRASS TRANSIT THEODOLITE BY COOKE, TROUGHTON SIMMS, YORK ENGLAND, c.1920s

0024

BRASS THEODOLITE BY PASTORELLI & CO., 208 PICCADILLY, LONDON, ENGLAND, c.1859 -1875. IN TAPERING BOX

0025

N.Z.R. MARKED CASED DUMPY LEVEL BY ELLIOT BROS., LONDON. RACHET GEAR MECH AT FAULT

0026

(NZR ?) BRASS 19thC TRIPLE BUBBLE LEVEL IN ORIGINAL STEEL CASE

0027

L.S. STARRETT, USA, STANDARD YARD w MICROMETER AT ONE END, IN MAHOG BOX

0028

STANLEY, LONDON, BRASS & STEEL PANTAGRAPH DRAWING INSTRUMENT, IN MAHOGANY CASE W.850mm

0029

19thC SURVEYOR'S COMPASS by W & S JONES, No.30 LOWER HOLBORN,

0030

STANLEY WHITE METAL 360º PROTRACTOR IN MAHOG CASE LABELLED J & W. E ARCHBUTT, LONDON

0031

BRASS 360º PROTRACTOR WITH HINGED ARMS, BY W & S JONES, HOLBORN, c.1825 IN MAHOG CASE

0032

A PANTOMETER (PRECISION EQUERRE) OR SURVEYOR'S CROSS, (PROB. FRENCH). IN BOX w BRASS PROTRACTOR, DIVIDERS & RULE.

0033

BRASS 6¼" REEL WITH FINE STEEL 'FISH TAPE' marked W. LITTLEJOHN & SON, WELLINGTON

0034

BRASS COMPASS WITH SIVERED DIAL MARKED: 'HILDEBRAND & SCHRAMM, FREIBERG, SACHSEN' SET IN HOLDING FRAME AND BOX

0035

ELECTRO MAGNETIC INSTRUMENT by 'THE CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENT CO. LTD.' No.25206, POSSIBLY AN ELECTRODYNAMOMETER, MAHOG CASE

0036

W.G. PYE & Co Ltd Mk IV RESISTANCE BRIDGE, DESIGNED FOR LINE TESTING, DATED 1938.

0037

MANUALLY ADJUSTED IMPEDENCE CONTROLLER by W & J GEORGE LTD., BIRMINGHAM for H.B. SELBY & CO, SYDNEY & MELBOURNE. W.230mm

0038

2 VINTAGE TELEGRAPH SIGNAL & GALVANOMETERS, ONE MARKED 'TYER & CO. LTD' & DATED 1941. TALLEST 155mm

0039

TEAK CASED AMMETER & OAK CASED VOLTMETER by GRIFFIN & GEORGE LTD

0040

MOVING COIL BRASS GALVANOMETER WITH THREE-SCREW BASE by TOWNSON & MERCER, LONDON (PARTS ABSENT)

0041

EARLY BRASS CASED AMMETER (1000 OHMS @ 16ºC) AND VOLTMETER/AMMETER (2)

0042

2 BEAM BALANCES IN OAK BOXES: J.LONG, LONDON BRASS w COPPER PANS AND W & T AVERY, B'HAM, STEEL w BRASS PANS w WEIGHTS

0043

CAST IRON SWEET SHOP SCALES (CHINESE ENGRAVED BRASS PAN)

0044

CAST IRON GROCER'S SHOP SCALES w ORIGINAL PORCELAIN TRAY (REGLUED) & REPLACEMENT? COPPER PAN

0045

W & T AVERY COUNTER TOP BALANCE w MARBLE TOP ON WOOD BASE, TO WEIGH 4lbs. L.350mm

0046

MAHOGANY & MARBLE COUNTER TOP BALANCE SCALES w NEST OF BRASS WEIGHTS, (REPLACED KNOB, LACKING PANS) W.340mm

0047

OAK CASED STEEL BEAM BALANCE w BRASS PANS (MARKED ROYAL, HIS MAJESTY'S LETTERS PATENT) w 3 BRASS WEIGHTS

0048

IMPERIAL’ 7LB WEIGHT, WHITE GLAZED PORCELAIN WITH LEAD INSERT, Dia.145mm

0049

9 VARIOUS PLATED BRASS WEIGHTS (BELL & HANDLED SHAPES)

0050

9½-INCH RADIUS EBONY OCTANT BY DOLLAND, LONDON...
Estimate: $600 - $1,400

0051

SEXTANT IN MAHOGANY CASE, MARKED ON THE ARC 'W.H. WEBSTER, GRIMSBY' ...

0052

SEXTANT IN MAHOGANY CASE, MARKED ON THE ARC 'J. PARKES & SONS, LIVERPOOL' ...

0053

UN-NAMED SEXTANT IN MAHOGANY BOX

0054

CASED SEXTANT by A. DOBBIE, GLASGOW

0055

ARTIFICIAL MERCURY HORIZON by TAMAYA & CO, TOKIO, IN WOOD BOX...

0056

HENRY HUGHES & SON MARINE DISTANCE METER (PATT: 703) IN CEDAR BOX

0057

THOMAS WALKER & SONS 'EXCELSIOR IV' TAFFRAIL SHIP'S LOG (3 PARTS)

0058

DOBBIE-McINNES, GLASGOW, MkV DEISEL INDICATOR, IN BOX, c.1942

0059

SPENCER BROWNING & CO 'DAY & NIGHT' TELESCOPE w CANVAS WRAPPING ( DRAW STIFF, SOME DENTS) L.600mm

0060

BRASS SHIP'S CLOCK (MODIFIED) FACE ENGRAVED G.DOUGLAS, DUMBARTON. Dia.175mm IN BOX

0061

SIMPSON LAWRENCE & CO., GLASGOW BRASS GIMBALLED COMPASS IN BOX. Dia.185mm (DIAL NEEDS RESTORATION) IN TEAK BOX

0062

ELECTROTHERAPY DEVICE (PATENT MAGNETO-ELECTRIC MACHINE) by DAVIS & KIDDERS, IN MAHOG BOX.

0063

HELIOS' ELECTROTHERAPY DEVICE, MADE IN GERMANY, IN BEECH BOX

0064

ELECTROTHERAPY DEVICE (APPREIL D'INDUCTION VOLTA FARADIQUE) by A GAIFFE, PARIS, IN MAHOG BOX.

0065

ELECTROTHERAPY DEVICE IN MAHOG BOX

0066

2 ELECTROTHERAPY INSTRUMENTS IN BOXES (INCOMPLETE)

0067

FRENCH ELECTROTHERAPY DEVICE by A.GAIFFE A PARIS

0068

early 20thC LACQUERED & ANODISED BRASS MICROSCOPE by BAKER, 244 HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, w HEXAGONAL LIMB. NO BOX

0069

LACQUERED & BRASS MICROSCOPE, CAST TRIPOD STAND BARREL ENGRAVED 'MEDICAL SUPPLY ASSn, AGENTS for J.PARKES & SON. IN BOX

0070

NICKEL PLATED BRASS SEIBERT, WETZLER POLARIZING MICROSCOPE, BARREL ENGRAVED 'SYRACUSE UNIV. III'. IN MAHOG BOX

0071

BRASS BINOCULAR MICROSCOPE, ON ANODISED 'ENGLISH' FOOT, SLIDE IN ANALYSER IN LOWER TUBE. BULLSEYE PARTS IN MAHOG BOX

0072

BRASS MICROSCOPE by Dr. F. A WOHLER, CASSEL, w CAST STEEL BASE & LIMB, IN OAK CASE.

0073

MAHOGANY CASED HIGH POWER BINOCULAR MICROSCOPE by W. WATSON & SONS LTD., LONDON , c.1946

0074

BOXED LACQUERED BRASS STUDENT'S FIELD MICROSCOPE AND ANOTHER (2)

0075

2 BOXED LACQUERED BRASS STUDENT'S MICROSCOPES (2)

0076

BOXED VINTAGE STUDENT'S MICROSCOPE AND BOX OF MICROSCOPE SLIDE CARRIERS & MIRRORS (2)

0077

BOXED LACQUERED BRASS STUDENT'S FIELD MICROSCOPE (NO MIRROR) AND ANOTHER (2)

0078

MAHOGANY CASED MONOCULAR COMPOUND MICROSCOPE by W.J. SALMON, LONDON, c.1855, (ADJUSTMENT GEAR AT FAULT)

0079

MAHOGANY CASED MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE by JAMES PARKES & SON, B'HAM (EYE TRADE MARK MOTIF) w VARIOUS LENSES & BULLSEYE

0080

BRASS MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE by JAMES PARKES & SON, B'HAM w VARIOUS LENSES (CASE w REPLACED DOOR)

0081

ROSS 1ST SERIES PRISM BINOCULAR (BARTON’S PATENT) 10X20 AND A WHIRLING HYGROMETER (TO MEASURE AIR HUMIDITY & DEW POINT)

0082

FRENCH WWI PERIOD BINOCULARS by COLMONT in LEATHER CASE

0083

'SPEEDY' MOISTURE TESTER by T. ASHWORTH & CO. IN OAK BOX

0084

MAHOGANY BOXED SET OF ALUMINIUM EGG GRADING TEST POISES by DE GRAVE SHORT & CO. (for NOTINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL)

0085

EARLY 20thC CHRONDROMETER (GRAIN SCALE) BY LOUIS SCHOPPER, LEIPZIG. IN OAK CASE

0086

LACQUERED BRASS CHONDRONMETER (GRAIN SCALE) BY BRYAN CORCORAN, 31 MARK LANE, LONDON, No.1128, IN MAHOIG CASE

0087

RACING PIGEON RECORDING TIME CLOCK c.1919 by PLASSCHAERT FRÈRES, BELGIUM. 245 X 170 X 200mm

0088

RACING PIGEON RECORDING TIME CLOCK c.1919 by PLASSCHAERT FRÈRES, BELGIUM. 245 X 170 X 200mm

0089

MAHOGANY CASED BREWERS & DISTILLERS HYDROMETER by W. REEVES & CO. AND BOXED CARL ZEISS CHROME SPECTROSCOPE (2)

0090

RECORDING THERMOGRAPH, UNKN OWN MAKER, FOR THE NZ METROLOGICAL SERVICE, COPPER CASE w VIEWING WINDOW.

0091

WWII RAF NAVIGATIONAL COMPASS, TYPE P8 REF 6A/0726

0092

ASTRO WWII RAF ASTRO COMPASS MK II, IN BOX, w INSTRUCTIONS,

0093

WWII AIR FORCE COURSE & SPEED CALULATOR MkII by W.G PYE & CO. LD., REF.6b/119, c.1939, IN ORIG BOX

0094

WWII US NAVY AZIMUTH CIRCLE Mk.III, MOD2 n 4203, 1941. Dia.265mm. BAKELITE CASED

0095

PATENT CROSS BAR 'HEZZINETH' AZIMUTH NAVIGATIONAL COMPASS COURSE CORRECTION INSTRUMENT, IN BOX

0096

BOXED NAVAL WAYMOUTH-COOKE Mk.IV SEXTANT-TYPE RANGEFINDER T. COOKE & SONS LTD, LONDON & YORK, PATENT 1914

0097

UN-NAMED BOXED AZIMUTH CIRCLE, AND A 'SESTRAL' PRISMATIC AZIMUTH MIRROR

0098

MILITARY NAVIGATIONAL "COMPUTOR" & "TENSIOMETER"

0099

AMERICAN M1A1 GUNNER’S QUADRANT IN M82 CASE AND INCLINOMETER w 360º INCLINE & DIRECTION SCALES (2)

0100

WWII US MILITARY M12 PANORAMIC TELESCOPE HOWIZTER SIGHT

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