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A Large Collection of 101 Early 20th Century Glass Eyes

Lot 1 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1900, the black faux Moroccan leather box containing 101 eyes of varying size and colour including some children's examples all in ... read more

Sold for £2,125    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Victorian Brass Scarificator, Evans

Lot 2 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1840, marked Evans London, in original purple velvet lined ray skin box with, the case

Sold for £500    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Fine Cased Lorgnette

Lot 3 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

c.1900, French, sprung lorgnette spectacles in finely engraved silver gilt frame, in tortoiseshell and machine-engraved silver case, case 7.3cm

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Fused Plate Eyebath

Lot 4 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1800-1840, silver plate on copper, visable solder lines and turned in edges indicate fused plate rather than electroplate, the base can be ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

An Antique Silver Eyebath

Lot 5 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1820, two hallmarks, one an ear being Paris resense mark 1819, 4.9cm high

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

An English Silver Gilt Eyebath

Lot 6 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

hallmarked Thomas Phipps and Edward Robinson II, London 1799, with engraved initials AGE, 5.3cm high

Sold for £975    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Medical, Marey’s Sphygmograph by Breguet

Lot 7 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1866-1890, signed by Breguet and retailed by Leech & Green, No 1 Hamilton Place. Boston, in fitted velvet lined leather case, embossed in ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 7  

Two Cased Sets of Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments by Weiss and Maw etc

Lot 8 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860, case gilt stamped 'J Weiss & Son 62 Strand London', 10 ivory handled instruments plus forceps and scissors, case 16.5cm across; a ... read more

Sold for £188    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Two Cased Set of Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments.

Lot 9 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, 19th century, one by Simpson, c.1850, five ivory-handled instruments plus scissors and forceps, case 16.8cm, with a set by Weiss, c.1890, 16. ... read more

Sold for £138    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Cased Ophthalmoscopes and a Retinoscope

Lot 10 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Wecher ophthalmoscope, case gilt-stamped ' Ophthalmoscope metrique de Wecker', French, 19th century, case 11cm; a Leibrich Ophthalmoscope, purple ... read more

Sold for £44    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments

Lot 11 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

an ivory strabisometer, French, late 19th century, 10cm; a pair of ivory eye lid retractors,19th century, leather bound with silver plated mounts, ... read more

Sold for £38    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Four Cased Ophthalmoscopes

Lot 12 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Morton's ophthalmoscope by Curry & Paxton, English c.1910, case 12cm; a Paxton's Improved, c.1890, case 8.6cm; a variation on Liebreich's model, ... read more

Sold for £56    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Optometry, Optician's Instruments

Lot 13 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a 'Cruise' scotometer, English c.1900, by Dixey, Bond St, in ivorine, 15.5cm; a Kirbro optician's rule, English, c.1900, in boxwood, 21.3cm; an ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Rare Mounted Quill Toothpick and Antique Silver Picks

Lot 14 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

quill toothpick French, c.1750, bound with decorative silver filigree wire, in metal case with interior gilding and mirror in lid, the case covered ... read more

Sold for £250    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Fine Victorian Presentation Dental Instrument Set

Lot 15 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860, retailed by Millikin & Lawley 161 Strand London, burr walnut veneered case with boxwood and ebony stringing, green plush lining to ... read more

Sold for £3,500    Result plus buyers premium More details 7  

An Ivory Jobert de Lambelle Vaginal Speculum

Lot 16 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1850, signed 'Mathieu a Paris' on the nickel silver handle, speculum turned from a single piece of ivory, obturator of boxwood and ... read more

Sold for £288    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Regency Ivory and Gold Toothpick Case with Gold Pick

Lot 17 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English (?), c. 1810, carved ivory case with gold piqué decoration, hinge and button, containing a gold double-ended toothpick, case 6.7cm [CITES] ... read more

Sold for £138    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Vecabe Dental Model

Lot 18 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c. 1920, by Vecabé, full set of teeth made from enamel, each one secured to the mandible with brass pin and can be removed, fitting together ... read more

Sold for £938    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Antique Toothpicks

Lot 19 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Two English, c.1850, both stamped 'S Mordan & Co Makers' and 'T C Palmer Inventor' with gold and ivory retractable toothpicks, 5.6cm closed; an ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Dentistry, a Tooth Key by Charriere and a Carved Ivory Denture

Lot 20 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

tooth key French c.1850, carbon steel shaft stamped 'Charriere', ivory handle with sprung steel catch to enable rotation to different positions, ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Three Antique Dental Mirrors

Lot 21 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

all with concave mirror plates, an example c.1860-1880, ball and socket joint, in nickel silver, nickel plated brass with bone handle ((blood vessel ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

The Dental Mirror of Sir Frederick Seymour

Lot 22 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1882-1895, in silver with engine turned decoration, concave mirror with folding handle that can also be angled, back engraved with the ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Two Antique Dental Mirrors

Lot 23 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

both with concave mirrors, an early example in fruitwood, probably early 19th century, the mirror plate retained with boxwood and ebony stringing, ... read more

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Two Antique Ivory Dental Mirrors

Lot 24 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

dental mirror, English, c.1850, bevelled glass retained with boxwood and ebony stringing, 11.6cm; a folding concave mirror, English c.1830-40, nickel ... read more

Sold for £31    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Antique Dental Instruments

Lot 25 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1800-1820, tooth keys and an elevator, the toothkey with single ivory handle with locking catch,typical of Regency design, one key with ... read more

Sold for £250    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Two Bennett's Pleximeters and Percussors

Lot 26 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860-1880, percussors in brass with ivory handles, pleximeters in ivory, one on shaped Morocco case, unsigned, one in fitted mahogany case, ... read more

Sold for £725    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Surgical Instruments, A Tonsillotome by Charriere & Collin of Paris

Lot 27 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1870-1890, signed 'Collin & Ce a Paris' in carbon steel, nickel silver and ebony, complete with two sizes of guillotine blades, a ... read more

Sold for £188    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

Judaica, Surgical Instrument, An Antique Russian Circumcision Knife

Lot 28 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

19th century, a fine example of a rare 19th century Jewish circumcision izmel knife with typical straight blade and raised central spine, polished ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Judaica, Surgical Instruments, Circumcision Shields

Lot 29 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

two antique silver circumcision shields, both with engraving in Hebrew and stamped with an 'R' with crown above, with an early 20th century shield in ... read more

Sold for £250    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

Surgical Instruments, An Amputation Set by Joseph-Frédéric-Benoît Charrière

Lot 30 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Frenh, c.1850, in fitted oak case, chamois lined, instruments in polished unplated carbon steel with ebony handles, comprising large amputation saw ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Medical and Surgical Instruments

Lot 31 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Holt’s divulsor, English, c.1880, signed 'Maw London' on ivory plate, in nickel plated steel, 34.5cm long with bougie fully inserted; with a cased ... read more

Sold for £288    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Medical and Surgical Instruments

Lot 32 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a Holt’s divulsor, English, c.1880, in fitted case with gilt label 'Maw, Son & Thompson London', in nickel plated steel and ivory, dilator and two of ... read more

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

Medical, Three Antique Syringes

Lot 33 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

an ivory, pewter and glass syringe, 19th century, 16.5cm; a small irrigating urethral syringe in horn and ivory, in turned boxwood case, case 18cm; a ... read more

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Fine Set of Amputation Knives by Camillus Nyrop

Lot 34 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Danish, dated 1844, set of six amputation knives in polished carbon steel, carved ivory handles, silver ferrules with traces of original gilding, ... read more

Sold for £688    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

A Collection of 10 Boxwood Bottle Containers

Lot 35 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860, various sizes and types, some with original bottles, others empty, one marked 'CROYDEN CHEMIST 37 WIGMORE STREET, CAVENDISH SQUARE' ... read more

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Stomach Pump by Maw, Son and Thompson

Lot 36 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c. 1880, with plaque ' S Maw Son & Thompson London Trade Mark', a fine quality combination stomach pump, irrigator and enema, the pump in ... read more

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, A Pewter Bleeding Bowl

Lot 37 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, 2nd half 18th century(?), porringer type with graduated rings for fluid ounces 2-12, diameter 13.2cm

Sold for £438    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

A Medical Model, Gravid Woman

Lot 38 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

1960's, in imitation of 17th century models, in ivorine or similar dense composition plastic, arms articulated, torso cover removes to successively ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

An Antique Ivory Phrenology Head

Lot 39 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a walking cane handle, English or Scottish, c.1830-1840, finely carved ivory, the sentiments numbered on the head, and named on index aroung the neck, ... read more

Sold for £1,250    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A Large Acupuncture Model

Lot 40 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

20th century, in silicone or similar composition on wooden base, male figure with acupucture meridians and acupoints marked and numbered, 51cm high

Sold for £62    Result plus buyers premium More details 9  

Medical, Antique Ivory-Cased Acupuncture Needles

Lot 41 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Chinese, 19th century, a cylindrical ivory case, caps unscrew to reveal two acupuncture needles; two further needles, each with ivory handle screwing ... read more

Sold for £262    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Shoe Shop Pedoscope Machine Viewer

Lot 42 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1930, by the Pedoscope Company Ltd, wooden construction with polished mahogany vernier, with three wooden viewers at the top, image at the ... read more

Estimated at £300 - £500 More details 5  

Medical, A Spermatorrhea Ring or Jugum Penis

Lot 43 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

British or American, c.1900, in nickel plated steel, unsigned, with adjustable spike circumference and interior spring clip for attachment to penis, ... read more

Sold for £562    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

A French Gilt and Ivory Four-blade Vaginal Speculum

Lot 44 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1870-1880, signed 'Robert et Collin', gold-plated base metal, carved ivory handles folding forward for storage, 25cm extended [CITES] Note: ... read more

Sold for £312    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical, A Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 45 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

c.1890, two-piece, in fruitwood and ebonised fruitwood, in two parts which can be screwed together, earpiece with bulbous projection through which ... read more

Sold for £94    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, A Fine Monaural Stethoscope.

Lot 46 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1850-1880, in ivory and ebony in two pieces, 18cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and cannot be imported into the USA ... read more

Sold for £350    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical, A Fine Ivory Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 47 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1850-1880, two-piece, unsigned, 18.4cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and cannot be imported into the USA or any ... read more

Sold for £350    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, A Monaural Stethoscope by Maw

Lot 48 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1890, two-piece in mahogany with ivory fixing piece with screw thread, stamped 'Maw' on the earpiece, 16.6cm, [CITES] Note: This lot ... read more

Sold for £238    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

An Ivory and Ebony Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 49 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

possibly German, c.1830-40, early form, unsigned, two-piece with ivory earpiece, 16.9cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is made of ivory and ... read more

Sold for £225    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

An Ivory and Fruitwood Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 50 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

British, c.1870-1900, joint and ear piece of turned ivory, ear piece signed J B M Evans (owner rather than maker), 17.7cm [CITES] Note: This lot ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, An Ivory and Fruitwood Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 51 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860-1890, unsigned, two-piece, finely turned fruitwood with threaded ivory fixing piece, 16.1cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is ... read more

Sold for £138    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Medical, A Mahomed Sphygmograph with Ivory Rests

Lot 52 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French. c.1875-1880, in gilt brass and ivory, with aluminium plate (to which smoked paper was attached) in velvet lined fitted case, case 21.2cm ... read more

Sold for £438    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Medical, Tobold’s Laryngoscope

Lot 53 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

German, c.1870-1880, smaller model, with brass plaque 'Laryngoscop nach Dr Tobold', frame in laquered and black oxidised brass, lenses in lacquered ... read more

Sold for £1,000    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical, an Early Jaquet’s Sphygmograph

Lot 54 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1910, signed on case 'G. Boulitte Ingr. Constructeur 15.21 R.Bobillot. Paris 13', in nickel plated brass,, case 12.5cm across. Note: The ... read more

Sold for £262    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, a Dudgeon’s Sphygmograph by Erbe

Lot 55 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

German, c.1910, the leather case with celluloid plaque 'C Erbe Mechanische und optische Workstatte Tubingen', velvet and silk lined, the instrument ... read more

Sold for £312    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Surgical Instruments, A Fine Tonsillotome by Luer

Lot 56 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1870-1890, signed 'Luer a Paris' in polished carbon steel with ebony handle, in fitted case with retail label for H Basabe, Madrid, case 28. ... read more

Sold for £375    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Medical, A Compact Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 57 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1890-1920, in ivorine (celluloid) and nickel plated brass, stem detaches into two pieces with screw threads, which when dis-assembled are ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A Fruitwood and Ebony Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 58 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

European, c.1850-1880, two piece, ebony joint with screw thread, 14cm

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical Diagnostics, Two Specula

Lot 59 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

a rectal speculum, English, c.1880-1890, with hand carved ivory handle and nickel-plated steel tri-valve blade mechanisms, unsigned but attributed to ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, An Unusual Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 60 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1890-1920, in ivorine (celluloid) and nickel plated brass, stem detaches into two pieces with screw threads, which when dis-assembled are ... read more

Sold for £175    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical, A Clinical Polygraph by Hawksley & Sons

Lot 61 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1910, a complex development of the sphygmograph, in nickel plated brass, gilt brass and other materials, clockwork mechanism designed to ... read more

Sold for £500    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Medical, An Antique Ivory and Fruitwood Monaural Stethoscope

Lot 62 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

European, c.1840-1880, two piece with simple push-fit connection, the fruitwood dark, possibly stained, 17.6cm [CITES] Note: This lot contains or is ... read more

Sold for £100    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

Medical, Two Ivory Pleximeters

Lot 63 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

one with nickel silver fittings with foliate decoration, European, c.1840-1860, 8.4cm; one with plain fitings, English c. 1870-1890, nickel-plated ... read more

Sold for £200    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Medical, A Combination Percussor and Pleximeter and a Seitz Percussor

Lot 64 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

both c. 1880-1900, the combination instrument in lacquered brass and steel with rubber percussor tip and ivory pleximeter attached to frame, 13.5cm ... read more

Sold for £750    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

A Royal Gun Factory Torpedo Gyroscope

Lot 65 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1902, stamped to the top '801, W & Co'(Whitehead & Co of Fiume) and to the front 451 RGF, (Royal Gun Factory) the heavy gauge brass ... read more

Sold for £900    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A Huntington Texilscope

Lot 66 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

French, c.1900, printed to the inside of the lid 'The Huntington Textilscope, Trade Mark Regd 441,307, - Marque Deposse Pats Pen'g Brevet - London ... read more

Sold for £188    Result plus buyers premium More details 1  

An Everard-type Excise Officer's Slide Rule

Lot 67 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c. 1830, four-slide boxwood Imperial measure slide rule by Laban Cook, the stock stamped 'Cook Maker to the Honble Board of Excise, Late ... read more

Sold for £150    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

A Curta Calculator, Mark II

Lot 68 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Liechtenstein, 1964, serial number 529305, retailed by Automatic Business Machines Ltd, London, in black and grey, in original black metal case, ... read more

Sold for £600    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

An Early Form of Fowlers Adding Machine

Lot 69 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

American, c.1863, engraved to the front 'FOWLERS ASSING MACHINE PATENTED JULY 14th 1863', the body made of polished light wood with reading register ... read more

Sold for £1,625    Result plus buyers premium More details 2  

Lancashire County Council, Set of 13 Metric Standard Capacity Measures, 1900

Lot 70 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, Dated 1900, each measure engraved 'LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL, 62F, DE GRAVE & Co LONDON', and all numbered 2533, each measure with multiple ... read more

Sold for £4,375    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Accrington Corporation, 5 Gallon Checkpump

Lot 71 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1952, engraved around the brass bindings 'ACCRINGTON CORPORATION, FIVE GALLON 62F, CHECKPUMP' with a single Exchequer verification ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Standard Checkpump Petrol Measures

Lot 72 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1931, by Gaskill & Chambers, Birmingham, each engraved 'LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL, CHECKPUMP, SERIAL NUMBER 221' with calibration ... read more

Sold for £2,000    Result plus buyers premium More details 6  

A Large Inspectors Beam Scale Set

Lot 73 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1897, with each of the 3 beam scales engraved 'County of Lancaster (Lower Blackburn Division), Thos Cheshire, Liverpool' in fitted oak ... read more

Sold for £125    Result plus buyers premium More details 7  

A Set of 6 Standard Working Liquid Capacity Measures

Lot 74 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c. 1931, engraved 'COUNTY BOROUGH OF PRESTON' W & T AVERY Ltd LONDON', each constructed of copper with brass bindings and brass handles and ... read more

Sold for £250    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

A Substantial Lancashire County Council Bullion Balance

Lot 75 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1940, heavily engraved on the beam 'LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL TO WEIGH 56LB' and at the top of the main supporting column 'DE GRAVE SHORT ... read more

Sold for £3,750    Result plus buyers premium More details 9  

Lancashire County Council Standard Troy Weights

Lot 76 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1904, weights all numbered 2753, with many calibration verification and Exchequer marks, in a French polished mahogany case with ... read more

Sold for £500    Result plus buyers premium More details 3  

An Early 19th Century Merchant's Linear Comparison Rule

Lot 77 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1800-1820, in boxwood giving 18 European and Middle Eastern linear scales on one side and 17 European scales on the other, one edge giving ... read more

Sold for £625    Result plus buyers premium More details 12  

An Imperial Four Gallon Working Standard Measure

Lot 78 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1893, engraved to the front 'IMPERIAL FOUR GALLON, COUNTY BOROUGH OF BURNLEY, 1893, DE GRAVE & CO LONDON', with four calibration ... read more

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A Cased Pair of Imperial Liquid Working Standard Measures

Lot 79 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, undated but c.1900, with one stamped to the front 'GALLON', and the other '1/2 GALLON' with calibration verification and Exchequer marks to ... read more

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A Mid Victorian Custom Inspectors Travelling Set of 6 Capacity Measures

Lot 80 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1847, engraved 'COUNTY OF LANCASTER ORMSKIRK DIVISION, 1847' all numbered 965, all with calibration verification and Exchequer marks, ... read more

Sold for £1,375    Result plus buyers premium More details 10  

Preston Borough Standard Cylindrical Pattern Troy Bullion Weights

Lot 81 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1911, weights engraved 'COUNTY BOROUGH OF PRESTON, DE GRAVE & CO LTD, LONDON' and all numbered 3097, with many calibration ... read more

Sold for £2,000    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Lancashire County Council Standard Spherical Avoirdupois Weights

Lot 82 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1908, weights engraved 'LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL, 1908' and all numbered 302984, with many calibration verification and Exchequer ... read more

Sold for £2,500    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

Borough of Blackpool Working Standard Avoirdupois Bell Weights

Lot 83 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1890, weights engraved 'BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL' and numbered 2198, with many large calibration verification and Exchequer marks, in a ... read more

Sold for £875    Result plus buyers premium More details 4  

Two Georgian Capacity Measures, dated 1826

Lot 84 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

Two Georgian Capacity Measures English, dated 1826, bronze, the both engraved 'BLACKBURN HUNDRED LOWER DIVISION 1826' then in copperplate script ... read more

Sold for £500    Result plus buyers premium More details 7  

Imperial Half Bushel Measure, Burnley, Dated 1887

Lot 85 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1887, engraved to the front 'FOUR GALLONS, BOROUGH OF BURNLEY, 1887' with multiple calibration verification and Exchequer marks to the ... read more

Sold for £1,025    Result plus buyers premium More details 5  

County Borough of Burnley, Standard Check Pump Petrol Measures

Lot 86 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1931, by Gaskill & Chambers, Birmingham, each engraved 'COUNTY BOROUGH OF BURNLEY, CHECKPUMP' with calibration standard stamps on a ... read more

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Borough of Blackpool, Full Set of 11 Imperial Standard Capacity Measures, 1888

Lot 87 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, Dated 1888, each measure engraved 'BOROUGH OF BLACKPOOL' and numbered 2040, each measure with multiple Exchequer and verification marks, of ... read more

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Lancashire County Council Imperial Standard Meter, 1929

Lot 88 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, Dated 1929, engraved ‘STANDARD METER 62F, LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL’ and ‘DE GRAVE SHORT & CO LTD, LONDON’, at the end are multiple ... read more

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Corporation of Preston, Folding Standard Yard, 1908

Lot 89 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, date stamped 1908, engraved along the length 'CORPORATION OF PRESTON' and 'W & T Avery Ltd London', the scale with multiple Exchequer and ... read more

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Township of Blackburn, Standard Imperial Yard, 1842

Lot 90 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1842, engraved 'Imperial Yard, TOWNSHIP OF BLACKBURN COUNTY OF LANCASTER 1842' , numbered 1631, with single VR Exchequer verification ... read more

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Borough Of Preston, A Very Fine Set of Standard Apothecaries Weights, 1890

Lot 91 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1890, the case with a label for 'DEGRAVE SHORT & CO LONDON', the case with an engraved plaque to the lid for 'APOTHECARIES WEIGHTS, ... read more

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Borough Of Burnley, A Very Fine Set of Standard Troy Weights, 1891

Lot 92 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1891, with a label to the case for 'THOS CHESHIRE SCALE MAKER 146 DALE S, LIVERPOOL' the 20oz Troy weight engraved 'BOROUGH OF BURNLEY ... read more

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Lancashire County Council Standard Apothecary Measures, 1913

Lot 93 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, dated 1913, engraved to a brass plaque on the lid 'STANDARD APOTHECARIES MEASURES LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL, HIGHER BLACKBURN DEVISION, W & ... read more

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German Silver 6in Protractor, Stanley

Lot 94 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1920, engraved 'STANLEY LONDON' with trade label to the inside of the case lid, with magnifier, in French polished mahogany case, case ... read more

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A Fine German Silver 6in Swing Arm Protractor, Stanley

Lot 95 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c. 1890, engraved 'Stanley, Gt Turnstile Holborn, London' of typical form with swing out arms on blued steel springs with steel pointers, ... read more

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A Large 8in Brass Single Arm Protractor

Lot 96 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1880, engraved 'C. T. COOPER, 86 Gt DOVER St LONDON',  single arm with verner scale and locking nut, in velvet lined French polished ... read more

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A 6in Swing Arm Protractor, Heath

Lot 97 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1880, engraved  in copper plate script 'Heath, Plymouth, swing arm with vernier scale and sprung steel pointer, in French polished ... read more

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A Very Unusual Miniature 4.5in Swing Arm Protractor, Piggot

Lot 98 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1880, signed in script 'Piggott, London' and with the owners name to the reverse 'H Stone', the German silver protractor of typical form ... read more

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A 6in Swing Arm Protractor, Elliot

Lot 99 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

English, c.1860, engraved in script 'Elliott, London' of typical form with geared adjustment, swing arms with steel pointers, finished in brass with ... read more

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A Rare American Kimber Cleaver-Type Protractor

Lot 100 (Fine Scientific and Medical Instruments, Thu, 12th May 2022)

American, c.1850, unsigned but built to Kimber Cleaver's design, constructed of heavy guage brass, 'X' shaped frame supporting the circle of the ... read more

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