Mechanical music and Scientific Instruments
3 Nov 2010, starting at 13:00 GMT.

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 of 121
63 A fine brass cased clockwork-drive arc lamp, circa 1860, £3,840
US$ 6,423
€4,653
64 A miniature hanging arc lamp, by the Central Scientific Company, £540
US$ 903
€654
66 A part weight-driven clockwork arc lamp by E. Ducretet, Paris, £660
US$ 1,104
€799
68 An early clockwork driven rod arc lamp, by Jules Duboscq, £960
US$ 1,605
€1,163
69 A hand-held medical examination electric arc lamp, £480
US$ 802
€581
74 Maelzel's Prototype 12-inch metronome, one of the two-hundred patent models made in 1815, £2,880
US$ 4,817
€3,490
75 Resistance and Magnetism: Six scientific measuring instruments, early 20th century, £300
US$ 501
€363
76 A John Browning multi-prism spectroscope, English, circa 1880, £456
US$ 762
€552
79 An early 20th Century Wimshurst machine, by Philip Harris Ltd., £540
US$ 903
€654
80 A James Houliston ivory pocket thermometer and compass, English, mid 19th century, £240
US$ 401
€290
81 A Thomas de Colmar Arithmometer, French, circa 1880, £3,000
US$ 5,018
€3,635
82 An Elliott Brothers Lord's Calculator, English, circa 1880, £3,360
US$ 5,620
€4,072
83 A rare portable copying machine by James Watt & Co. English, circa 1795, £2,040
US$ 3,412
€2,472
84 A C B Harness Electropathic Belts apparatus, English, late 19th century, £840
US$ 1,405
€1,018
86 A medical student's human skull, 19th century, £300
US$ 501
€363
88 A 4-inch manuscript terrestrial globe, English, late 18th century, £900
US$ 1,505
€1,090
90 A Betts's Patent Portable Globe, English, circa 1860, £504
US$ 843
€610
91 An Elton's astronomical screen or "Miniature Transparent Orrery", English, circa 1817, £2,400
US$ 4,014
€2,908
92 An Elton's astronomical screen or "Transparent Astrarium", English, circa 1819, £3,840
US$ 6,423
€4,653
93 A painted wood sand-glass, European, 19th Century £168
US$ 281
€203
94 A pewter sand-glass, European, 19th Century £360
US$ 602
€436
95 A small sand-glass, late 19th Century £72
US$ 120
€87
98 A rare Elias Allen ivory and silver pocket horizontal sundial, English, circa 1630, £5,520
US$ 9,234
€6,690
99 A silver Butterfield dial, French, early 18th century, £1,620
US$ 2,710
€1,963
100 A miniature gilt brass horizontal sundial, dated 1636, £900
US$ 1,505
€1,090
101 A Jean-Francois Richer brass protractor in case, French, circa 1800, £240
US$ 401
€290
102 Four drawing instruments (4) £480
US$ 802
€581
103 A brass compound monocular microscope and a surveyor's cross staff, £240
US$ 401
€290
104 A fine A Berthélemy nickel-plated brass surveying level £720
US$ 1,204
€872
106 A brass sector, probably French, 17th century, £600
US$ 1,003
€727
107 A Clarkson 4 1/2-inch brass refracting astronomical telescope on stand, English, late 19th century, £900
US$ 1,505
€1,090
108 A Miller & Adie brass surveying compass, Scottish, early 19th century, £480
US$ 802
€581
110 A 2-inch brass and mahogany telescope on stand, English, early 19th century, £432
US$ 722
€523
112 A refracting telescope and tripod, by W. Gilbert & Son, London mid 19th century, £960
US$ 1,605
€1,163
114 A Matthew Berge 2 1/4-inch brass refracting telescope on stand, English, early 19th century, £540
US$ 903
€654
115 A Nairne & Blunt 2-inch refracting telescope, English, late 18th century, £180
US$ 301
€218
116 A Smith & Beck compound monocular microscope, English, mid 19th century, £1,020
US$ 1,706
€1,236
117 A rare C Verick monocular/binocular microscope adapter, French, circa 1900, £420
US$ 702
€509
118 An R & J Beck brass binocular compound microscope, English, circa 1870, £3,360
US$ 5,620
€4,072
119 A collection of microscope specimen slides and slide preparation outfit, late 19th century, (qty) £1,020
US$ 1,706
€1,236
120 A Powell & Lealand No. 1 compound monocular microscope, English, dated 1872, £6,600
US$ 11,041
€7,999

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