A Small Group of Chemist's Glass Laboratory Equipment

Lot 1 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

including amethyst glass measures, thistle jugs, Chloroform bottle, hydrometer, and more (a lot)

Sold for £56    Result plus buyers premium More details 9  

Veterinary Instruments

Lot 2 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

English, c.1900 or earlier, a folding blunt curved bistoury with buffalo scales, by Francis Butler, two hoof knives, one also by Butler, a ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Three French Fleams

Lot 3 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

19th century, in brass and carbon steel, one with two fleams, straight blade and hoof knife, one with three fleams, straight and curved blades and ... read more

Sold for £31    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Sheffield Fleams

Lot 4 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

earlier examples, four blade by Cropper with cutler marks, large rivet head, 18th century; three blade by Jessop c.1800, three blade with buffalo ... read more

Estimated at £40 - £60 More details 1  

Five Sheffield Fleams

Lot 5 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

all 19th century, one in brass and carbon steel, 'A Brooksbank Sheffield' in card case (case 11cm); four with buffalo scales, markes 'Rogers' ... read more

Estimated at £80 - £120 More details 1  

Medical/Dental, a Silver Toothpick and a Chiropody Set

Lot 6 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

ivory pick in telescopic silver case with engine turned decoration, stamped 'Germany .925' (makers name not clear) 5.4cm closed; with a late ... read more

Sold for £6    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Good Loring Ophthalmoscope

Lot 7 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

American, c.1890, case covered in black leather, 'Loring Ophthalmoscope' in gilt letters, silk-lined lid with label 'W Eyers Surgical Instruments 137 ... read more

Sold for £50    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Small Collection of Optical Instruments

Lot 8 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

including pince-nez, tortoiseshell rimmed spectacles, a pair of Dollond pear-shaped monocular single draw telescopes, bullseye condenser and more (a ... read more

Sold for £138    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Collection of Spectacles and Cases

Lot 9 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

early 19th century, Victorian and early 20th century, with two books, The Anatomy of the Eye and Orbit, E Wolfe c. 1930, and Princess Elizabeth 1947

Sold for £106    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Antique Spectacles and Sunglasses

Lot 10 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

Four pairs of antique and vintage sunglasses, with three pairs of spectacles including Martin's Margins type (corroded) tortoiseshell in rayskin case

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Two Pairs of Late 19th Century Oriental Tortoiseshell Spectacles

Lot 11 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

or reading glasses with Aynscough-type folding arms, resented in shagreen cases, plus a shagreen handled and nickel silver mounted magnifying glass, ... read more

Sold for £175    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Three 18th Century Nuremberg Magnifying Glasses

Lot 12 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

with handles of graduated size, the largest 12 cm H

Sold for £75    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Rare Tortoiseshell Cased Pair of 18th Century Octagonal Coin Spectacles

Lot 13 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

or eye glasses, by McAllister - maker to Thomas Jefferson; together with a nickel silver pair of folding spectacles with Aynscough-style folding arms, ... read more

Sold for £112    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Collection of Spectacles

Lot 14 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

and magnifying glasses, to include a brass Nuremberg style example, an eraly exposure meter, a daguerrotype case, a silk embroidered spectacle case, ... read more

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A pair of George IV Silver Framed Spectacles

Lot 15 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

or reading glasses with Ayscough-type folding arms, in white metal mounted shagreen case, the glasses hallmarked for London 1823 by James Melville

Estimated at £150 - £250 More details 2  

A Set of Dental Scalers

Lot 16 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

English, early 19th century, five scalers and a file, all with ivory handles, case 14.1cm

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Set of Dental Scalers and Pluggers

Lot 17 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

English, c.1830-1850, set of six in carbon steel and ivory, in fitted embossed red Morocco case, case 16.2cm [CITES]

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Toothpicks and a Fan

Lot 18 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

a bone fan, Chinese, 19th century, 19cm closed, with an unusual toothpick in horn,19th century, modeled as a priest/devil with alternative heads, ... read more

Sold for £38    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

Ivory Toothpicks etc

Lot 19 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

six folding ivory toothpicks, (including three with ear scoop), an ivory pick in case, case 8.8cm, with an ivory-handled massage instrument c.1900, ... read more

Sold for £50    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Set of Dental Scalers etc

Lot 20 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

Scalers English, c1820, ivory handle and five of six scalers in red Morocco case with fitted velvet interior, with original mirror in lid (crack to ... read more

Sold for £50    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Surgical Instruments, A Dissection Scissor Knife

Lot 21 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

French, mid 19th century, signed 'Picault Bte pour le Couteau Cisaille 46 Rue de Dauphin, a Paris' in carbon steel with horn handle, long knife blade ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

An Apothecary's Pill Machine

Lot 22 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

English, c.1880-1900, signed 'S  Maw Son & Thompson, in brass and mahogany, marked '2 GRAINS', this is for smaller size pills, base 33cm x 16cm

Sold for £44    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A 19th Century French Pocket Medicine Set etc

Lot 23 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

with complete and original contents in leather wallet, including medicine bottles with glass stoppers, scissors, lancet, ivory items, case 16.6cm ... read more

Sold for £81    Result plus buyers premium More details 13  

A Collected Field Surgeon Set

Lot 24 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

including folding knives, a fleam, thermometer, etc., and a small phrenology head (a lot)

Sold for £69    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A 19th Century French Fleam by Duvert Freres

Lot 25 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

comprising six folding blades with brass handle, 11 cm L; plus another two blade example with ebony handle and in tooled leather case 9.5 cm

Estimated at £100 - £150 More details 1  

A Pair of 19th Century Tortoiseshell Folding Fleams

Lot 26 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

for bloodletting, marked for Joseph Mappin of Sheffield and presented in white metal etui, the case unmarked, 62 mm H

Sold for £81    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Collection of Folding Loupes

Lot 27 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

including ebony and horn examples, plus a neck worn magnifying glass (5)

Sold for £100    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Large Pewter Enema Syringe

Lot 28 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

French, early 19th century, with turned fruitwood handle, 46cm overall

Estimated at £10 - £20 More details 1  

X-Rays, Two Early Magic Lantern Slides

Lot 29 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

British, c.1895-1900, a lantern slide titled 'Human hand (female) in script in ink, with label for Thomas T Johnson, Optician, Salisbury, showing ... read more

Sold for £100    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Chastity Belt

Lot 30 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

20th century, carbon steel strips articulated with eight hinges, covered with chamois leather and leather, designed to be secured by a small padlock

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Quack Medicine, Dr Moffat's Ammoniaphone

Lot 31 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

English, c.1885-1890, in pewter, the handles stamped 'Dr Carter Moffat's Ammoniaphone Harness Patent' and 'Medical Battery Co. Ammoniaphone 52 Oxford ... read more

Sold for £69    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Library Glass, Two Magnifying Glasses, Two Simple Microscopes

Lot 32 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

library glass, c.1900, frame nickel silver, heavy construction with turned ivory handle, lens 16.2cm diameter, one pressure flake to edge 8mm x 8mm, ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Collection of 12 Magnifying Glasses

Lot 33 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

decorative and vintage, including example in Art Nouveau style, one with bone handle, optivameter withscales, large antique brass-framed example

Sold for £188    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A collection of Magnetic Compasses

Lot 34 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

different models,20th century, in metal, glass and plastic, including two with liquid damping, reproduction prismatic marching compasses and repro ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Sinclair Cambridge Pocket Calculator

Lot 35 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

an original cased Sinclair Cambridge pocket calculator with L.E.D. display, in white finish, complete with Polish notations to the inside of the lid ... read more

Sold for £12    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

An Ivory Excise Officer's Slide Rule

Lot 36 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

English, c.1890, signed T O Blake Ltd London, double sided with two slides, with multiple scales for proof and duty payable in shillings, gauge ... read more

Sold for £81    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Calculating and Drawing Instruments

Lot 37 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

planimeter by Keauffel & Esser, three slide rules, one for engineers with horsepower and Kw scales, one for steam pressure, a set of drawing ... read more

Sold for £50    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Gunter's Rule

Lot 38 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

in boxwood, 1St half 19th century, unsigned, with navigation scales, scale rule, Gunter's logarithmic line and 24inch ruler, 60.9cm

Sold for £69    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Calculating Instruments, Two Polar Planimeters

Lot 39 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

an unusually long example, c. 1900, signed Stanley, Agent, probably by Amsler, (missing weight, case lid detached); with a mid 20th century example ... read more

Sold for £25    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Two Sykes Hydrometers

Lot 40 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

both English, late 19th century, in mahogany cases with boxwood stringing and ivory name plaques, one by Negretti & Zambra with ivory thermometer and ... read more

Sold for £88    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

12 Ivory and Bone Handled Erasers

Lot 41 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

English, Sheffield but various retailers,19th century, including Rogers, Nowill & Sons, with three fixed blade pen knives with wooden handle ... read more

Sold for £56    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

19th Century Ivory Drawing and Calculating Instruments

Lot 42 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

a folding 2ft rule by Thomas Bradburn & Sons, with nickel silver fittings and slide, with Routledge engineering scales and bubble level (empty), ... read more

Sold for £94    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Two Drawing Instrument Sets

Lot 43 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

[CITES] one c.1860, unsigned, in nickel silver, including Napier compasses, ebony parallel rule and scale rules below tray, case 20.2cm across; with ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Sets of Drawing Instruments

Lot 44 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

[CITES] a set in nickel siver and ivory, by Harling case and instruments stamped and embossed GPO, another case covered in brown leather, four ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Drawing/Drafting Instruments

Lot 45 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

a set by Riefler in chrome, a set by Ronder in nickel silver, a mechanical dotting mechanism by Richter, two further small sets,

Sold for £69    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Drawing and Measuring Instruments

Lot 46 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

three polar planimeters, one signed J Amsler, one J Reynolds, with a good set of beam compass ends by T Cooke & sons

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A Large Collection of Drawing Instruments

Lot 47 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

including sets by Lee Guiness, Dietzen, Stanley, West etc and some loose instruments

Sold for £44    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Collection of 19th Century Drawing Instruments

Lot 48 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

all in brass, cased sets, part sets etc, with a copy of The Illustrated London News, 1st April 1843, with article on steam powered flying machines

Sold for £56    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Sets of Drawing Instruments

Lot 49 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

[CITES] sets in burr walnut, mahogany and leather cases, by Stanley, Windsor & Newton, Army & Navy, John Hall Cardiff, with a number of ivory ... read more

Sold for £88    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Collection of Drawing Instruments

Lot 50 (The Collectors Sale, Thu, 5th May 2022)

all in nickel silver, cased proportional dividers, Richter mechanical dotter, polar planimeter,  precision compasses, beam compass end by Thornton, ... read more

Sold for £81    Result plus buyers premium More details 1