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Auction Description for Eldred's: Marine Art at Auction: Day 1

Marine Art at Auction: Day 1

by Eldred's

Platinum House

570 lots | 560 with images

July 18, 2013

Live Auction

1483 Route 6A

PO Box 796

East Dennis, MA, 02641 USA

Phone: 508 385 3116

Fax: 508 385 7201

Email: info@eldreds.com

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CASED ENGRAVED BRASS POCKET SUNDIAL In octagonal form. Marked on obverse

Lot 1: CASED ENGRAVED BRASS POCKET SUNDIAL In octagonal form. Marked on obverse "Paris Degre 48". Bird-shaped gnomon. Engraved "1692" on re...

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Description: CASED ENGRAVED BRASS POCKET SUNDIAL In octagonal form. Marked on obverse "Paris Degre 48". Bird-shaped gnomon. Engraved "1692" on reverse with numerous cities and degrees. Wooden case with relief-carved monogram with crown above. 2 1/8" x 1 3/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Appears good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CASED BRASS POCKET COMPASS WITH ATTACHED CLOCK MOVEMENT Compass with engraved steel dial. Clock movement with porcelain dial. Marked...

Lot 2: CASED BRASS POCKET COMPASS WITH ATTACHED CLOCK MOVEMENT Compass with engraved steel dial. Clock movement with porcelain dial. Marked...

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Description: CASED BRASS POCKET COMPASS WITH ATTACHED CLOCK MOVEMENT Early 19th Century Compass with engraved steel dial. Clock movement with porcelain dial. Marked "K 16" on back of brass case. Length 3 1/8". Width 2 1/4". Includes early cardboard box. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Clock not guaranteed to be working. Some flaking to edges of enamel clock dial. Cardboard box somewhat deteriorated and worn. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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POCKET BAROMETER Marked

Lot 3: POCKET BAROMETER Marked "Schwalb Hermanos Opticos Lima y Valparaiso". With thermometer. Engraved steel case. Diameter 2". Provenance...

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Description: POCKET BAROMETER 19th Century Marked "Schwalb Hermanos Opticos Lima y Valparaiso". With thermometer. Engraved steel case. Diameter 2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Not guaranteed to be working. Otherwise good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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DRY CARD POCKET COMPASS Walnut case. Early printed paper dial. Unknown maker. 3½

Lot 4: DRY CARD POCKET COMPASS Walnut case. Early printed paper dial. Unknown maker. 3½" x 3 5/8". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Bren...

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Description: DRY CARD POCKET COMPASS Probably Early 19th Century Walnut case. Early printed paper dial. Unknown maker. 3 1/2" x 3 5/8". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Glass crystal with crack. Otherwise good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BRASS ILLUMINATED BOAT COMPASS Marked

Lot 5: BRASS ILLUMINATED BOAT COMPASS Marked "Ontario Hughes Queens Cie". Height 11". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: BRASS ILLUMINATED BOAT COMPASS 19th Century Marked "Ontario Hughes Queens Cie". Height 11". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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THREE-DRAW BRASS TELESCOPE Unmarked. Optics in working order. Overall length 33

Lot 6: THREE-DRAW BRASS TELESCOPE Unmarked. Optics in working order. Overall length 33". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: THREE-DRAW BRASS TELESCOPE 19th Century Unmarked. Optics in working order. Overall length 33". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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ENGLISH BRASS SEXTANT Marked

Lot 7: ENGLISH BRASS SEXTANT Marked "Cary London". Also marked "R.B. Newman R.N." on arm. Length 8". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Br...

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Description: ENGLISH BRASS SEXTANT Marked "Cary London". Also marked "R.B. Newman R.N." on arm. Length 8". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Good condition. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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RARE BRASS CANIVET GRAPHOMETER Inscribed on outer rim

Lot 8: RARE BRASS CANIVET GRAPHOMETER Inscribed on outer rim "Canivet à La Sphére à Paris 1761”. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenni...

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Description: RARE BRASS CANIVET GRAPHOMETER French, 18th Century Inscribed on outer rim "Canivet à La Sphére à Paris 1761'. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Compass needle is present, but not attached. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CASED BRASS TORPEDO TRAJECTORY INSTRUMENT Marked

Lot 9: CASED BRASS TORPEDO TRAJECTORY INSTRUMENT Marked "Stumento Passino - D. Luino Torino". Various markings in Italian for "Speed of Ene...

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Description: CASED BRASS TORPEDO TRAJECTORY INSTRUMENT First Half of the 20th Century Marked "Stumento Passino - D. Luino Torino". Various markings in Italian for "Speed of Enemy", "Speed of Torpedo" and "Angle of Fire". Consists of a brass ring with attached rotating ring. A bifold arm with folding sights is attached. Folds into an attached case. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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BRASS GRAPHOMETER Unknown maker. Height 13¼

Lot 10: BRASS GRAPHOMETER Unknown maker. Height 13¼". Diameter 9¾". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: BRASS GRAPHOMETER 19th Century Unknown maker. Height 13 1/4". Diameter 9 3/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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RARE D. BERINGER POLYHEDRAL SUNDIAL Oak cube with five paper-covered faces. The

Lot 11: RARE D. BERINGER POLYHEDRAL SUNDIAL Oak cube with five paper-covered faces. The "Nord" and "Sud" faces with Roman numerals. North si...

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Description: RARE D. BERINGER POLYHEDRAL SUNDIAL German, 18th Century Oak cube with five paper-covered faces. The "Nord" and "Sud" faces with Roman numerals. North side also marked "D. Beringer". Eastern side with plumb bob. Base with inset compass. Height 7 1/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Some loss and repair to paper on base. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TRANSIT THEODOLITE Unknown maker. In brass with steel measuring gauges. Height 7½

Lot 12: TRANSIT THEODOLITE Unknown maker. In brass with steel measuring gauges. Height 7½". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeye...

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Description: TRANSIT THEODOLITE Unknown maker. In brass with steel measuring gauges. Height 7 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: In need of cleaning. Some pitting to brass. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BRASS UNIVERSAL RING Missing one central mount. Diameter 3¾

Lot 13: BRASS UNIVERSAL RING Missing one central mount. Diameter 3¾". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: BRASS UNIVERSAL RING 19th Century or Earlier Missing one central mount. Diameter 3 3/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: As noted. Also some tarnishing. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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NICKEL-PLATED QUADRANT Complete with slide measuring gauge. Length 8¾

Lot 14: NICKEL-PLATED QUADRANT Complete with slide measuring gauge. Length 8¾". Width 7¼". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer...

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Description: NICKEL-PLATED QUADRANT British or European, 19th Century Complete with slide measuring gauge. Length 8 3/4". Width 7 1/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Some wear to nickel plating. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TROUGHTON & SIMMS GRAVITY CLINOMETER Dated 1915. Model #1678. In brass with mirror reflector. Complete with leather case. Length 8

Lot 15: TROUGHTON & SIMMS GRAVITY CLINOMETER Dated 1915. Model #1678. In brass with mirror reflector. Complete with leather case. Length 8"....

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Description: TROUGHTON & SIMMS GRAVITY CLINOMETER Dated 1915. Model #1678. In brass with mirror reflector. Complete with leather case. Length 8". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Case shows average wear. Otherwise good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CASED STEELYARD DENSITY BALANCE Includes brass measure on stand, a glass beaker and a thermometer, as well as hooks and wire. Height...

Lot 16: CASED STEELYARD DENSITY BALANCE Includes brass measure on stand, a glass beaker and a thermometer, as well as hooks and wire. Height...

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Description: CASED STEELYARD DENSITY BALANCE Probably German, Late 19th Century Includes brass measure on stand, a glass beaker and a thermometer, as well as hooks and wire. Height of brass measure 8". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Appears good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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WIGZELL'S NEW PATENT ATMOSPHERIC SEA-SOUNDING INSTRUMENT Original paper instruction affixed to inner lid. Appears complete with orig..

Lot 17: WIGZELL'S NEW PATENT ATMOSPHERIC SEA-SOUNDING INSTRUMENT Original paper instruction affixed to inner lid. Appears complete with orig..

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Description: WIGZELL'S NEW PATENT ATMOSPHERIC SEA-SOUNDING INSTRUMENT Early 20th Century Original paper instruction affixed to inner lid. Appears complete with original rope, tubing and wooden fathom scale. Oval painted enamel plaque to front. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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DEEP SEA THERMOMETER Stamped on side

Lot 18: DEEP SEA THERMOMETER Stamped on side "Adml. G.B. Macnaghi's Improved Frame". Length 14¾". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenni..

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Description: DEEP SEA THERMOMETER Probably Early 20th Century Stamped on side "Adml. G.B. Macnaghi's Improved Frame". Length 14 3/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Appears good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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MIRRORED SURVEYOR'S SIGHT On tripod. Height 40½

Lot 19: MIRRORED SURVEYOR'S SIGHT On tripod. Height 40½". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: MIRRORED SURVEYOR'S SIGHT On tripod. Height 40 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Appears good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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RARE BACKSTAFF QUADRANT Marked

Lot 20: RARE BACKSTAFF QUADRANT Marked "Made by Pass Woodside for John Dickey". Dated 1751. In boxwood and probably walnut with inlaid metal...

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Description: RARE BACKSTAFF QUADRANT 18th Century Marked "Made by Pass Woodside for John Dickey". Dated 1751. In boxwood and probably walnut with inlaid metal diamond-form ornamentation. Height 25". Width 14 3/8". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: One diamond-form inlay missing. Slight wear to upper end. Slight flaking near several scribe lines. Measuring slide missing. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CARVED BOXWOOD NOCTURNAL Heart-shaped handle incised

Lot 21: CARVED BOXWOOD NOCTURNAL Heart-shaped handle incised "BOTH BEARS". Overall length 10¾". Note: A nocturnal is used to tell time at ni...

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Description: CARVED BOXWOOD NOCTURNAL 18th Century or Earlier Heart-shaped handle incised "BOTH BEARS". Overall length 10 3/4". Note: A nocturnal is used to tell time at night using the Little Dipper and Big Dipper constellations, formally known as Ursa Minor and Ursa Major. "Ursa" is Latin for "Bear", hence giving meaning to "Both Bears". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Good condition. Nice patina. Structurally good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BRASS ASTROLABE Probably Middle Eastern. Overall height14

Lot 22: BRASS ASTROLABE Probably Middle Eastern. Overall height14". Diameter 11½". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: BRASS ASTROLABE Probably Middle Eastern. Overall height14". Diameter 11 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Upper face with small repair. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BRASS ASTROLABE Nicely engraved. Height 13½

Lot 23: BRASS ASTROLABE Nicely engraved. Height 13½". Diameter of face 10¼". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: BRASS ASTROLABE Middle Eastern or Indian, Probably 18th Century Nicely engraved. Height 13 1/2". Diameter of face 10 1/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Hanging tab at top appears to be replaced. Otherwise condition appears good with slight surface wear. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BRASS ASTROLABE Overall height 7¾

Lot 24: BRASS ASTROLABE Overall height 7¾". Diameter of face 4½". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Description: BRASS ASTROLABE Middle Eastern or Indian, 18th Century or Earlier Overall height 7 3/4". Diameter of face 4 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Ring and tab probably replaced. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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FRENCH BRASS GRAPHOMETER Marked

Lot 25: FRENCH BRASS GRAPHOMETER Marked "Canivet a la Sphere Paris 1758". Overall width 10 3/8". Length 5¼". Provenance: The Collection of B...

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Description: FRENCH BRASS GRAPHOMETER Marked "Canivet a la Sphere Paris 1758". Overall width 10 3/8". Length 5 1/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Split to attachment post. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BRASS QUADRANT Engraved on front and back surfaces. Measuring slide bar missing. Length 6¼

Lot 26: BRASS QUADRANT Engraved on front and back surfaces. Measuring slide bar missing. Length 6¼". Width 8½". Provenance: The Collection o...

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Description: BRASS QUADRANT 18th Century or Earlier Engraved on front and back surfaces. Measuring slide bar missing. Length 6 1/4". Width 8 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Slight bending and light tarnishing, mostly to the reverse. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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RARE ENGLISH BRASS UNIVERSAL EQUINOCTIAL RING DIAL Marked “C. Lincoln, London”. A rare instrument used to determine the time of day....

Lot 27: RARE ENGLISH BRASS UNIVERSAL EQUINOCTIAL RING DIAL Marked “C. Lincoln, London”. A rare instrument used to determine the time of day....

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Description: RARE ENGLISH BRASS UNIVERSAL EQUINOCTIAL RING DIAL English, 18th Century Marked 'C. Lincoln, London'. A rare instrument used to determine the time of day. The meridian ring number in tens from zero to ninety in four sections. The equatorial ring marked in hours with Roman numerals. Rotating inner ring pivots and includes both Roman and Arabic numbers. Diameter 9". Note: A similar example by the same maker was sold by Christie's London, April 10, 2003, Lot #44. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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CASED EQUINOCTIAL COMPASS SUNDIAL In brass. Marked

Lot 28: CASED EQUINOCTIAL COMPASS SUNDIAL In brass. Marked "Cam Opt en rue de la Paix, 24 Paris" as well as "Buenos Ayres", "Paris" and "Lon...

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Description: CASED EQUINOCTIAL COMPASS SUNDIAL Mid-19th Century In brass. Marked "Cam Opt en rue de la Paix, 24 Paris" as well as "Buenos Ayres", "Paris" and "Londres". 5" x 5 5/8". Leather case. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Some wear and minor pitting. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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CASED EQUINOCTIAL SUNDIAL Signed

Lot 29: CASED EQUINOCTIAL SUNDIAL Signed "Dollond London". In brass and steel. 5" x 5". Wood and sharkskin-covered case. Provenance: The Col...

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Description: CASED EQUINOCTIAL SUNDIAL 19th Century Signed "Dollond London". In brass and steel. 5" x 5". Wood and sharkskin-covered case. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Some wear to steel. Case has some flaking to sharkskin and some warping to wood. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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TWO CASED DOBBIE MCINNES DEPTHOMETERS Both in their original cases with paper label instructions affixed to inner lid. Provenance: T...

Lot 30: TWO CASED DOBBIE MCINNES DEPTHOMETERS Both in their original cases with paper label instructions affixed to inner lid. Provenance: T...

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Description: TWO CASED DOBBIE MCINNES DEPTHOMETERS Both in their original cases with paper label instructions affixed to inner lid. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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SEXTANT Unknown maker. Ebony frame with brass mounts and inlaid bone measures. Height 13

Lot 31: SEXTANT Unknown maker. Ebony frame with brass mounts and inlaid bone measures. Height 13". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenn...

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Description: SEXTANT 19th Century Unknown maker. Ebony frame with brass mounts and inlaid bone measures. Height 13". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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UNUSUAL BRASS SIGNAL LANTERN Unknown maker. Swinging top handle and attached side carrying handle. Lever at side opens and closes to...

Lot 32: UNUSUAL BRASS SIGNAL LANTERN Unknown maker. Swinging top handle and attached side carrying handle. Lever at side opens and closes to...

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Description: UNUSUAL BRASS SIGNAL LANTERN Probably Late 19th Century Unknown maker. Swinging top handle and attached side carrying handle. Lever at side opens and closes to send signals. Overall height 16 1/4". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Some minor denting. Lens intact. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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BRASS CLINOMETER By E.R. Watts & Son. London. Dated 1941. Model No. 921. Height 6½

Lot 33: BRASS CLINOMETER By E.R. Watts & Son. London. Dated 1941. Model No. 921. Height 6½". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmey...

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Description: BRASS CLINOMETER By E.R. Watts & Son. London. Dated 1941. Model No. 921. Height 6 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Good. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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SIX ITEMS PERTAINING TO INSTRUMENTS A pair of calipers, a salinometer, a glycerin measuring device and two mirrored sights, includin...

Lot 34: SIX ITEMS PERTAINING TO INSTRUMENTS A pair of calipers, a salinometer, a glycerin measuring device and two mirrored sights, includin...

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Description: SIX ITEMS PERTAINING TO INSTRUMENTS A pair of calipers, a salinometer, a glycerin measuring device and two mirrored sights, including one with attachment. Length of calipers 14 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: As is. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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(NAVIGATION) Wakely, A., Atkinson, J., and Adams, J., The Mariner's Compass Rectified; Containing Tables, ... London, 1787. Moveable..

Lot 35: (NAVIGATION) Wakely, A., Atkinson, J., and Adams, J., The Mariner's Compass Rectified; Containing Tables, ... London, 1787. Moveable..

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Description: (NAVIGATION) Wakely, A., Atkinson, J., and Adams, J., The Mariner's Compass Rectified; Containing Tables, ... London, 1787. Moveable sundial on p. 95. O. Full calf. 272pp. Spine needs attention. Some toning. Slight loss to one interior p. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(NAVIGATION) Brewington, M.V., The Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments. Salem, Mass., 1963. 1st ed. O. Gilt black cl...

Lot 36: (NAVIGATION) Brewington, M.V., The Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments. Salem, Mass., 1963. 1st ed. O. Gilt black cl...

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Description: (NAVIGATION) Brewington, M.V., The Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments. Salem, Mass., 1963. 1st ed. O. Gilt black cloth. Signed by author. Minor edge wear. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(NAVIGATION) Seven books. 1) Waters, D.W., The Art of Navigation. New Haven, Conn., 1958. O. Cloth. Dj with small tear. Early spotti...

Lot 37: (NAVIGATION) Seven books. 1) Waters, D.W., The Art of Navigation. New Haven, Conn., 1958. O. Cloth. Dj with small tear. Early spotti...

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Description: (NAVIGATION) Seven books. 1) Waters, D.W., The Art of Navigation. New Haven, Conn., 1958. O. Cloth. Dj with small tear. Early spotting. 2) Steel, D., Marking Time ... N.Y., 2000. O. Wraps. 3) Dale, R., Timekeeping. Oxford, England, 1992. O. Wraps. 4) Favill, J., Primer of Celestial Navigation. N.Y., 1944. 1st ed. 12mo. Cloth. Gift inscription. 5) Sobel, D., Longitude. N.Y., 1995. 12mo. Cloth. Dj. 6) Sobel, D., and Andrewes, W., The Illustrated Longitude. London, 1999. Q. Wraps. 7) Quill, H., John Harrison: The Man Who Found Longitude. London, 1966. O. Cloth. Dj. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(NAVIGATION) Six books and one instrument. 1 and 2) Two copies: Crane, N., Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet. London, 2001 and...

Lot 38: (NAVIGATION) Six books and one instrument. 1 and 2) Two copies: Crane, N., Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet. London, 2001 and...

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Description: (NAVIGATION) Six books and one instrument. 1 and 2) Two copies: Crane, N., Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet. London, 2001 and N.Y. 2002. Both O. Cloth. Dj. 3) de Medina, P., On Navigator's Universe ... London and Chicago, 1970. O. Boards. Dj. 4) Lewis, D., We the Navigators. Honolulu, 1975. O. Wraps. 5) Taylor, E.G.R., and Richey, M.W., The Geometrical Seamen. London, 1962. O. Gilt blue cloth. Dj. 6) Howse, D., Five Hundred Years of Nautical Science 1400-1900. Greenwich, England, 1981. Folio. Wraps. All with some spotting. 7) A National Maritime Museum "Make-it-yourself Astrolabe". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(NAVIGATION) Two books. 1) Bowditch, N., The New American Practical Navigator. N.Y., 1826. 6th ed. Maps and plates. O. Full calf. So...

Lot 39: (NAVIGATION) Two books. 1) Bowditch, N., The New American Practical Navigator. N.Y., 1826. 6th ed. Maps and plates. O. Full calf. So...

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Description: (NAVIGATION) Two books. 1) Bowditch, N., The New American Practical Navigator. N.Y., 1826. 6th ed. Maps and plates. O. Full calf. Some soil. Worn. Spine starting. 2) Brewington, M.V., The Peabody Collection of Navigating Instruments. Salem, Mass., 1963. O. Cloth. Signed and inscribed by author. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(NAVIGATION) Brewington, M.V., The Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments. Salem, Mass., 1963. 1st ed. O. Gilt black cl...

Lot 40: (NAVIGATION) Brewington, M.V., The Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments. Salem, Mass., 1963. 1st ed. O. Gilt black cl...

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Description: (NAVIGATION) Brewington, M.V., The Peabody Museum Collection of Navigating Instruments. Salem, Mass., 1963. 1st ed. O. Gilt black cloth. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(GLOBES) Keith, T., A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes ... N.Y., 1832. Six folding plates at rear. O. Full calf. Front cover of...

Lot 41: (GLOBES) Keith, T., A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes ... N.Y., 1832. Six folding plates at rear. O. Full calf. Front cover of...

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Description: (GLOBES) Keith, T., A New Treatise on the Use of the Globes ... N.Y., 1832. Six folding plates at rear. O. Full calf. Front cover off. Binding worn. Some spotting. Some toning to plates. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Taylor, E.G.R., The Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian, England 1714-1840. Cambridge, England, 19...

Lot 42: (INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Taylor, E.G.R., The Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian, England 1714-1840. Cambridge, England, 19...

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Description: (INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Taylor, E.G.R., The Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian, England 1714-1840. Cambridge, England, 1966. O. Cloth. Dj. 2) Pearsall, R., Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments. N.Y., 1974. O. Cloth. Dj. 3) Gould, R.T., The Marine Chronometer. London, 1971. O. Cloth. Dj. 4) Turner, G. L'E., Antique Scientific Instruments. Poole, England, 1980. 12mo. Cloth. Dj. 5) Waters, D., The Planispheric Astrolabe. Greenwich, England, 1979. Q. Wraps. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(INSTRUMENTS) Middleton, W.E.K., The History of the Barometer. Baltimore, Md., 1968. Q. Cloth. Dj. Provenance: The Collection of Ben...

Lot 43: (INSTRUMENTS) Middleton, W.E.K., The History of the Barometer. Baltimore, Md., 1968. Q. Cloth. Dj. Provenance: The Collection of Ben...

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Description: (INSTRUMENTS) Middleton, W.E.K., The History of the Barometer. Baltimore, Md., 1968. Q. Cloth. Dj. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Michel, V.H., Messen Uber Zeit und Raum. Stuttgart, Germany, 1965. Fine color plates. Folio. Cloth. Dj...

Lot 44: (INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Michel, V.H., Messen Uber Zeit und Raum. Stuttgart, Germany, 1965. Fine color plates. Folio. Cloth. Dj...

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Description: (INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Michel, V.H., Messen Uber Zeit und Raum. Stuttgart, Germany, 1965. Fine color plates. Folio. Cloth. Dj imperfect. 2) Daumas, M., Scientific Instruments of the Seventeeth and Eighteen Centuries and Their Makers. London, 1989. Q. Cloth. Dj. 3) Ward, F.A.B., A Catalogue of European Scientific Instruments ... London, 1981. Q. Cloth. Dj. Some spotting. 4) Pearsall, R., Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments. N.Y., 1974. O. Cloth. Dj. Some early spotting. 5) Daniel, C., Sundials. England, (n.d.) O. Wraps. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(INSTRUMENTS) Gunther, R.T., Astrolabes of the World ...Volume One. London, 1976. Folio. Boards. Dj. Some slight damage to front end...

Lot 45: (INSTRUMENTS) Gunther, R.T., Astrolabes of the World ...Volume One. London, 1976. Folio. Boards. Dj. Some slight damage to front end...

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Description: (INSTRUMENTS) Gunther, R.T., Astrolabes of the World ...Volume One. London, 1976. Folio. Boards. Dj. Some slight damage to front end paper and fly. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Wynter, H. and Turner, A., Scientific Instruments. N.Y., 1975. Q. Cloth. Dj. 2) Hawkes, N., Early Scien...

Lot 46: (INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Wynter, H. and Turner, A., Scientific Instruments. N.Y., 1975. Q. Cloth. Dj. 2) Hawkes, N., Early Scien...

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Description: (INSTRUMENTS) Five books. 1) Wynter, H. and Turner, A., Scientific Instruments. N.Y., 1975. Q. Cloth. Dj. 2) Hawkes, N., Early Scientific Instruments. N.Y., 1981. Q. Cloth. Dj. 3) Randier, J., Marine Navigation Instruments. London, 1980. Q. Cloth. Dj. 4) Wheatland, D., The Apparatus of Science at Harvard 1765-1800. (Cambridge, Mass.), 1968. Q. Cloth. 5) Daumas, M., Scientific Instruments of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and Their Makers. London, 1972. Q. Cloth. Dj. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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(INSTRUMENTS: SURVEYING) Smart, C.E., The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America Since 1700. Troy, N.Y., 1962. Illus. Two vols....

Lot 47: (INSTRUMENTS: SURVEYING) Smart, C.E., The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America Since 1700. Troy, N.Y., 1962. Illus. Two vols....

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Description: (INSTRUMENTS: SURVEYING) Smart, C.E., The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America Since 1700. Troy, N.Y., 1962. Illus. Two vols. O. Red cloth. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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U.S. NAVY

Lot 48: U.S. NAVY "MARK V" BRASS AND COPPER DIVING HELMET Together with a hand-operated air pump, a pair of diving shoes, a diver's knife an..

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Description: U.S. NAVY "MARK V" BRASS AND COPPER DIVING HELMET Together with a hand-operated air pump, a pair of diving shoes, a diver's knife and more. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

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Lot 49: DEEP OCEAN DEPTH SOUNDER AND CORE SAMPLER Wood sphere with solid brass instrument to receive core samples. Overall height 23". Accom...

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Description: DEEP OCEAN DEPTH SOUNDER AND CORE SAMPLER Wood sphere with solid brass instrument to receive core samples. Overall height 23". Accompanied by framed explanation of the instrument. Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Wooden sphere (not spear as originally catologued) is cracked. Slight wear to the sounder and sampler. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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NANSEN BOTTLE A device used for testing the temperature of water at great depths. Retains original company label. Both thermometers...

Lot 50: NANSEN BOTTLE A device used for testing the temperature of water at great depths. Retains original company label. Both thermometers...

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Description: NANSEN BOTTLE 20th Century A device used for testing the temperature of water at great depths. Retains original company label. Both thermometers missing. Length 27 1/2". Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer.

Condition Report: Some slight corrosion and paint loss. The absence of a condition report does NOT imply that an an object is free of defects or restoration. Please contact Eldred's before bidding with any questions as to condition. Condition reports are provided as a complimentary service and only reflect the opinion of Eldred's and should not be taken as a statement of fact. Condition reports only detail flaws or restorations and do not take into account wear, fading, or other issues consistent with an object's age.

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