A Victorian gold filled double slide expanding gentleman's watch fob chain. This 9-1/4" (maximum) chain shrinks to 6-1/8" when the two engraved slides are separated (which contracts the chain forming a double chain between them, shown partly drawn in our second image). It has a t-bar and a swivel as well as two textured balls which act as stops for the slides. It is stamped W.LH.&Co. on the swivel and it is a neat bit of Victorian ingenuity...
A Victorian gold filled curb link gentleman's watch fob chain. This 13-7/8" chain has a t-bar and a swivel as well as a 1-1/4" short chain for the mounting of a fob or pocket watch. It is in excellent antique condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor wear to the gold plating. Besides being a handsome style of chain, it would also make an attractive choker necklace...
A Victorian gold filled engraved curb link gentleman's watch fob chain. This 9-1/4" chain has a t-bar and a swivel. It is in excellent antique condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor wear to the gold plating on the swivel which is signed BANNER. Besides being a handsome style of chain, it would also make an attractive bracelet...
Wonderful Waltham pocket watch in coin silver case, circa 1873. The watch features a white porcelain face, roman numerals, hour, minute and second hands. It is a size 18, 7 jewel, William Ellery grade, key wind and set. The interior is marked Wm. Ellery. Waltham, Mass. Serial no. 731927. The watch is in good condition and working order, however it does show some signs of wear. Key is included. *Call our store to process order, Historic District Antiques 501-624-3370*
Excellent Elgin pocket watch in coin silver case, circa 1872. The watch features a white porcelain face, roman numerals, and blue hour, minute and second hands. It is a size 18, 7 jewel, key wind and set. The interior is marked A.M. Klein & Sons Muncie, Ind. Manf'd Elgin Ills. Serial no. 245884. The watch is in excellent condition and working order. Key is included. *Call our store to process order,
Historic District Antiques
ILLINOIS 21j 161A 60 HOUR Bunn Special ELINVAR Model 28 Case. Porcelain Double Sunken dial is hairline free. Mint original movement. Screw back and bezel yellow gold filled open face case in ex. fine condition. Clean, running and accurate. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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Fabulous large Polyphon music box with beautiful marquetry flowers on the lid. This walnut and burl music box is one of the best I've ever seen. It measures 25" wide x 27" deep x 14" tall. It comes with ten 19 1/2" discs and is in beautiful condition.
Wonderful and rare automaton music box with clock and birds, made in the late 1800s. It has a large tree made of papier-mâché with silk leaves and flowers. In front and to the left of the tree is a small clock that chimes on the hour. In front and to the right of the tree is a waterfall. There are four birds in and around the tree. One is on the top, a lovely bright red that flaps his wings. The second is in the tree and flies (yes, flies) from one branch to another...
This is a wonderful clock made of bronze and rouge marble depicting a lion pulling a cherub in a chariot over the tomb of Napoleon. It measures 17" long x 17" tall x 6" deep. The only marks I could find on it, which are shown in the photos, are numbers and an award that it won in France. It works beautifully and is in excellent condition.
Beautiful Howard & Co., Boston banjo clock in wonderful rosewood case. All original and running great. Measures 28 1/2" long x 12" wide x 4" deep.
Lovely Victorian walnut wall clock with lady's head on top. It works beautifully and has a second hand. I cannot take the clock out of the case as I'm afraid to do damage to it, so I can't see any makers marks. It measures 48" long x 14" wide x 6 1/2" deep.
Rare and unusual Iban pottery pattern paddle carved from durable Iron Wood, circa 19th century. The pattern on this would be pressed into unfired clay pots to give it this design by the Iban people of Sarawak. This technique has been used since Neolithic times predating the pottery wheel, where pots were made by coiling “ropes” of clay into a shape and then using the paddle to press the coils together to make a shape...
William Wright Vegetable Pills Wooden Box, c. 1835. Fragile and very thin. A great piece of advertising. 2 1/4 incehs x 1 inch x 3/4 inches. Printing: 169 Race Street, Phila., Pa.
19th C sterling silver and ebony swagger stick. Presentation engraving on handle was done sometime after 1920. Marked sterling on all silver pieces, it is in excellent condition and measures 17.5" long.
A beautiful George II solid silver vinegar and oil 2 bottle cruet set. One of the tops has the crest of a dragon holding a cross, they are both otherwise unmarked. The cruet frame is marked London 1748 and has the makers mark: J.W - John White.
Height of bottle: 6.5" (including tops)
Width of frame: 6"X 4"
Silver weight (including tops): 366g
In good condition.
A good pair of mother of pearl and lacquered brass opera glasses with original case which is marked 'C.L. Malmsjo & Co, Goteborg'. Circa 1900 - in good working order.
Height (closed): 2 1/4" (approx 5.5cm)
Height (open): 3" (approx 7.5cm)
Length: 4" (approx 10cm)
Total weight: 246g
Just the thing for the opera, theatre or ballet!
In good condition
Rare American E. HOWARD & Co. BOSTON N Series 15j 3/4 Plate Gilt FIRED IMAGES of the original owners. Very clean, original and running. Serial No. 41,153. Black Snap Back and Bezel plain case custom created in 1978 by L.J. DIONNE/1978 marked in onside back. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE...
This is a magnificent Cartel made in Paris during the first half of the 18th century by the end or just after the Regence period. This latter started after the death of Louis XIV from 1715 up to 1723. Louis XV being too young, a Regent named Philippe D'Orleans ruled the country. This stunning and intricately designed brown tortoiseshell veneered bracket clock is typical from this era with a sumptuous embellishment of cast bronze ormolus and brass inlaid following Boule's Design. This breathtakin...