A Massey's Patent no.5 sounding machine, 3
Lot 167
A Massey's Patent no.5 sounding machine, 3
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Massey's Patent no.5 sounding machine,
by Thomas Walker & Sons, Birmingham. Flat brass body, with rotator, stop latch and recording dials reading to 150 fathoms. 6.5x8.5x3in.(17x22x8cm).
Together with;
A Walker's Patent "Harpoon" sounding machine,
by Thomas Walker & Sons Ltd., Birmingham serial no. AA5583. Cast brass painted boy, with geared rotator and stop latch, and recording dials reading to 150 fathoms. Including rope weight strop, with original wooden carrying case. In unused condition. 11x5.5x4.5in.(28x14x11cm).
Plus;
A Walker Patent deep sea sounding machine,
by Thomas Walker & Sons, Birmingham, serial no. 3445. Elliptical brass body, with rotator and stop latch and three recording dials reading to 3,000 fathoms. The instrument, 9.5in.(24cm)long. (3)

Footnotes

  • Thomas Walker, a nephew Of Edward Massey, produced instruments designed by Massey from the 1850's until Walker's took over the Company in 1903.
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