A Northern Plains native American pipe with a carved Catlinite bowl and original twisted reed stem. Circa 1870-80. Overall length: 30". The twisted stem has brass tack decoration at the bowl end and attaches to an elbow shaped red Catlinite pipe bowl. Excellent condition, except for a hole in the twisted reed stem.
A diminutive English Regency period bracket clock with dial signed by Charles Leonard, Church St., Camberwell. Early 19th century. This clock is housed in an ebonized case with architectural details and with gilt brass molding to the inset front panels, pierced brass fish scale side panels with silk backing, a round 5" convex white porcelain dial with painted Roman numerals and with the name "LEONARD Church St. CAMBERWELL"; and is supported on 4 brass ball feet...
Early parlor Kaleidoscope manufactured by Charles G. Bush, Providence, Rhode Island. Circa 1873. Size: 13.5 inches height x 10 inches length x 6 inches base diameter. Excellent original condition and fully operational. Charles Bush is credited with the design for the first parlor kaleidoscope in America and was granted two patents in 1873 and 1874. He manufactured these instruments in Providence, RI and Claremont, NH...
World War II era Hamilton Navigator's chronograph watch, Model 23, housed in an original U.S. Army metal canister carrying case with round viewing window, manufactured by George H. Adamson, of Tecumseh, Michigan. Circa 1942-1943. This watch was used by the U.S. Army Air Corps as a navigation watch and bomb timer. It comes in its protective metal canister with spring cushion support mechanism...
Rare carriage clock by the Vermont Clock Co., Fair Haven, VT. Brass case with beveled glass panels on all sides and carrying handle. 8-day movement with engine turned, decorated steel back plate. Rectangular porcelain dial with Roman numerals in black and minute divisions. Condition: excellent running condition; minor chip to porcelain at top left corner of dial (barely noticeable when viewed from the front view). Size: 6 inches ht. with handle extended x 3 inches wide x 2 5/8 inches deep.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1900 item #1421830 (stock #38B12-18644)
Elgin 21 jewels gold filled men's open face pocket watch, engraved with railroad train scene. Date: 1898. Running condition.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1900 item #1381719 (stock #40J18-103)
Antique Victorian Ansonia Crystal Palace No. 1 Extra parlor clock under a glass dome. Impressed Davies on wood base, patented, Jan. 26, 1874, with label on reverse. Brass 8-day movement striking on a bell. The gilded stamped brass face is accented in green enamel and has its original paper dial. Faux mercury pendulum with reflecting mirror back. Two patinated spelter figures of a boatsman with oar and a woman with hook. Walnut base. Running condition...
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1950 item #1396790 (stock #38B69-1290)
Vintage Ship's Bell brass clock by Chelsea mounted in its original mahogany wooden cradle. Made for Abercrombie and Fitch and so marked on the silvered dial. Eight-day movement, with key. Pre WWII origin. Size: 9.5 inches H x 8.5 inches W. Running condition. As found finish, ready for professional polishing, if so desired.
American Revolutionary War era military style wooden canteen. 19th century. Oak hand carved staves held together by four horizontal hand forged iron bands and two vertical bands; two iron rings and hand forged nails. A keg form canteen with two holes in the top; and with two iron carrying rings for a sling. Condition is very good; the upper most iron band is loose. Dimensions: 8" high x 8.5" wide x 5" deep.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1920 item #1381718 (stock #40J18-104)
Antique Seth Thomas mantel clock in a faux marble adamantine case, with 8-day brass movement striking the hour and half hour on a bell and a gong. Circa 1900-1910. Running condition, with key. Size: 10 3/4 inches high x 16 inches long. Very nice condition.
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Pre 1930 item #1421658 (stock #T31B11T-4495)
Antique dinner gong on stand. Circa 1920s. Size: 20 inches Lg. x 21 inches ht. x 12 3/8 inches deep. Found in Wiscasset, Maine. A xylophone style five tone dinner gong affixed to a wooden stand.
Basket-hilt officer's sword with inlaid blade, Scottish, 1796 pattern. 18th century. Brass open work basket hilt with original fish skin grip wrapped in copper wire, and the steel blade engraved and inlaid in gold with emblems of a coronet, a Highlander, and crossed cannons. Excellent condition apart form some wear to the grip. Overall length: 39.25". Blade length: 33.5"