The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
WE'VE CHANGED OUR NAME
is now
 
To celebrate, we’ve enhanced our site with
larger images and browsing by category to help
you easily find what you’re passionate about.
Remember to update your bookmarks.
Get Started »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options
Auction Description for Skinner: Science, Technology & Clocks
Auction Description:
Science, Technology & Clocks
Viewing Notes:
November 18, 2010, 12pm-5pm; November 19, 2010, 12pm-7pm; November 20, 2010, 8am-9:30am
Sale Notes:
The Bond Shop Astronomical Regulator No. 396, William Bond & Son, Boston, 1868, with Single Arm Gravity Escapement and Remontoire Invented by Richard F. Bond, 12-inch diameter silvered brass dial signed Wm. Bond & Son, Boston, Escapement Invented by R. F. Bond and No. 396, outer Arabic minutes, seconds dial divided in two-second increments at the top and hours on the lower dial, the two train, six pillar movement with top mounted conical pendulum under a glass dome providing a constant force remontoire, single arm gravity escapement providing impulse to the seconds beating mercury-filled temperature compensated pendulum, break-circuit provision on upper right corner of backplate and marked Break, Close and Break and Close, powered by a lead weight, all housed in a bench made case for use in the Bond shop window and front mounted reverse-painted sign stating, Bond's Standard Time, ht. 71 in. Estimate: $300,000-500,000

Science, Technology & Clocks

by Skinner


692 lots | 685 with images

November 20, 2010

63 Park Plaza

Boston, MA, 02116 USA

Phone: +1 617-350-5400

Fax: +1 617-350-5429

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

Three Marine Flintlock Pistols, Tower, Britain, late 18th century, each with 8 1/2-inch barrel marked with a crown at the breech, steel

Lot 1: Three Marine Flintlock Pistols, Tower, Britain, late 18th century, each with 8 1/2-inch barrel marked with a crown at the breech, steel

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Three Marine Flintlock Pistols, Tower, Britain, late 18th century, each with 8 1/2-inch barrel marked with a crown at the breech, steel and brass furniture including lockplates marked "TOWER" and with the crown symbol surmounting "GR," walnut stocks with raised carving around the tang, metal ramrods.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pair of Revolutionary War Pistols, Ketland & Co., London, second half 18th century, 10-inch round barrels marked with

Lot 2: Pair of Revolutionary War Pistols, Ketland & Co., London, second half 18th century, 10-inch round barrels marked with "LONDON" and othe

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Pair of Revolutionary War Pistols, Ketland & Co., London, second half 18th century, 10-inch round barrels marked with "LONDON" and other marks near the tang, steel and brass furniture including lockplates with engraved marks "KETLAND/& Co.," engraved brass trigger guards and turned ramrod pipes, engraved oval escutcheons, walnut stock with raised carving surrounding the engraved tangs, wooden ramrods.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
British Heavy Dragoon Pistol, Tower, London, c. 1750, 12-inch round barrel, brass and steel furniture, lockplate marked with maker's n

Lot 3: British Heavy Dragoon Pistol, Tower, London, c. 1750, 12-inch round barrel, brass and steel furniture, lockplate marked with maker's n

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: British Heavy Dragoon Pistol, Tower, London, c. 1750, 12-inch round barrel, brass and steel furniture, lockplate marked with maker's name "TOWER" and crown symbol over "GR," engraved brass sideplate with initials "JM," brass trigger guard and turned ramrod pipe, walnut stock with raised carving surrounding the tang.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Pair of Flintlock Pistols, 18th/19th century, 6 1/4-inch flaring octagonal barrels, steel furniture including pommel, shaped trigger gu

Lot 4: Pair of Flintlock Pistols, 18th/19th century, 6 1/4-inch flaring octagonal barrels, steel furniture including pommel, shaped trigger gu

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Pair of Flintlock Pistols, 18th/19th century, 6 1/4-inch flaring octagonal barrels, steel furniture including pommel, shaped trigger guards, and turned ramrod pipes, walnut checkered grip, inlaid with steel filigree around the tangs.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Flintlock Heavy Dragoon Pistol, Scotland, c. 1781, with 12-inch steel barrel marked

Lot 5: Flintlock Heavy Dragoon Pistol, Scotland, c. 1781, with 12-inch steel barrel marked "1781" and "F V" on the breech, steel and brass fur

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Flintlock Heavy Dragoon Pistol, Scotland, c. 1781, with 12-inch steel barrel marked "1781" and "F V" on the breech, steel and brass furniture including a spurred brass pommel and turned ramrod pipes.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data