On offer is this very fine naval telescope by the fine German Instrument maker Voigtlande & Sohn, circa 1935.
Fine original and only slightly worn leather case including end cap and retaining strap. The chrome single draw fully signed and numbered 6022. Only very slight wear to the chrome plate. Eye piece slide cover. Extending Sun Cover. A very fine telescope by a fine maker with excellent stong optics. 44.5cm long closed and 64.2cm fully extended...
A large solid teak rudder from a Mekong River cargo barge.
Excellent condition with all metal fittings.
Original auspicious symbols including a "navigating eye"
Comlete with a custom steel stand.
Antique American Mariners Telescope with leather covering, single draw, sunshade and sliding covers to both lenses; inscribed "R.A. Tibbets, Gloucester Mass., Day or Night" *
Length Open: 38.25"
Length Closed: 20.75"
*Robert Abbot Tibbets, was
a retailer of nautical
jewelry and silver...
LARGE ENGLISH TELESCOPE SIGNED BY JOHN DOLLAND OF LONDON
Measures: 93 cm L x 6 cm d...
19th C. British Navy Fire Bucket Oak Brass Nautical Grog
English Oak Rope Handle Maritime
You are looking at what I believe is an English Navel Ship, Fire Bucket made in the early 19th century or earlier. This heavy dark Oak bucket is made from 8 panels of 4 inch wide wood. It is decorated on the front with brass letters, “FIRE”. It is bound with brass strips. It has an old twisted rope handle...
Chelsea Holosteric Barometer with thermometer.
C.1900. 10" in. diameter.
Kris (Keris) Handle/Hilt, Indonesia
Kris handle or “keris” hilt, 2.4"H x 1"W x 1.5"D, wood, rich, dark patina, late 19th –Century (?), possibly Minangkabau, West Sumatra.
Antique Brass 6-draw Spyglass, with ring turned body and sunshade and eyepiece slide. Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia. Probably English, circa 1870.
Length Open: 5.25"
Length Closed: 17.25"
Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began building in 1811 with the consultation of U.S...
A SIGNED WOOD & COPPER Weathervane
Large 19th century American antique ships wheel. It is hard to find a vintage ships wheel of this quality. This ships wheel measures4 4 inches in diam.from tip to tip and 32 inches inside and 2.5 inches thick. This maritime ships wheel was made from solid teak with a iron hub and dates from the mid to late 19th century.It is in excellent condition. Just in from a coastal New England estate. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
Finely preserved in all its elaborate classical detail, this carved bone prisoner-of-war scrimshaw dominoes box retains its bones and counters in separate interior compartments. Four booted and helmeted “bearers” form the corners, with sides and barreled sliding lids reticulated in flowing floral and geometric designs...
An excellent example of the noted French instrument maker, Naudet, Hulot et Companie, is the handsome brass-bound wall unit. Dated circa 1880, it combines a holosteric barometer with two crescent thermometers, Reaumur(Centigrade) and Fehrenheit. The dial is about 6-1/2 inches in diameter, full height with swiveling bezel 8-1/2 inches and depth 2-1/2 inches.
Excellent working condition.
Coconut Shell Dipper with handle of whale ivory, baleen, ebony and mahogany complete with ivory swing ring. Mid 19th century, in excellent original condition. Coconut dippers lasted much longer when used for scooping dry items such as grains or coffee, than they did when used for ladeling liquids. Length 17", Coconut scoop 4-1/2"x4-3/4" diameter. We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED...
Carved in fine detail and boasting elegantly turned ivory mounts, this nautical gem is in superb condition, with no cracks or repairs. An abbreviated American shield on the face is flanked by "NB" (New Bedford?) Approximately 13-3/4 inches long, the lustrous bowl is about four inches in diameter.
Solidly and carefully constructed to withstand hard usage, this handsome dipper has fine pewter mounts at the juncture of the handle and around the rim. It is well-balanced, in excellent condition and could still be used today. Probably New England, around the end of the Eighteenth to the beginning of the Nineteenth Century. Approximately 14 inches in length, the coconut cup is about 4-1/4 inches in diameter.
Burmese 19th c. harp; a hand painted, gilt decorated "boat" form with antique silk braid, featuring a gilt cornucopia shape foremast, custom mounted on plexiglass holder, Burma, aka Myanmar, circa 1880. 42 in...
Rare antique Scotch Compass -1900 or earlier-in brass housing-no condition problems-clean piece-diameter 10.5 with mounting ring 12 inches-6 inches deep-no condition problem-compass floats-marked on face- Christies & Wilson--Glascow-