These C1650--1700 eating utensils were found in 1935 by James A. Hanson near Fort Ligonier, Westmoreland County, PA who donated them to the former Museum of the Fur trade, acquired by Dr. John F. Neil from Glenshaw, PA who sold them to the well-known Charles "Sonny" Atikinson from Mayville, KY who sold to Tom Davis. I purchased from Tom Davis on 7-25-92...
A 13 key Blackwood Flute, no maker name, with low "B". This Flute is in better than usual condition as the inevitable crack in the metal lined head and barrel have been very well closed and sealed. The key action is very strong and all are working well. Original case, fair.
An 8 key Flute in original case. Repairs to some keys. Crack in head. All keys are working. Blowing length is 20 3/4 inches.
A 13 Key Flute in Blackwood with no makers name, Probably German. Crack in barrel has been professional sealed and pinned. Because Head and Barrel are metal lined, playing will not be effected. All keys respond well except lo "B" key, which is stiff. Original case (poor) included.
a rectangular russian silver box, with a geometric niello pattern front and back, oval central cartouche to the front decorated with a scene.the dimensions 92mmx61mmx24mm.there is slight rubbing on corner.
a 19th. century russian rectangular silver cheroot case, the front decorated with a niello work.the case has engraved name on scroll and initials in cartouche.the case made in moskow 1889 assayer a. romanov makers mark unidentified.the case is in excellent condition.the dimensions 91mmx48mmx22mm.the cheroot case is in excellent condition.
A solid Silver Boehm system Flute by Ritterhausen, serial number 3,6xx. Good overall condition, but not cleaned up. All key are working. Original case. Decorated lip plate.
An 8 key Flute. unsigned, probably German, with Ivory head. Crack in Head and barrel will not effect laying, as both are metal lined. Original case
A 12 Key (one is duplicated) Flute in Grenadilla wood, Made in Germany, Signed by Carl Fischer. Low "B" Key. Metal lined head and barrel will not be affected by tight crack. Original case. Three piece body.
this is a beautiful swiss guilloche`enamel strut clock.the guilloche`is of exceptional quality.the clock has an eight day movement in perfect working order.the movement is 15 jewel with 3 adjustments.the measurement's 3.25"x3.25"x1" there minor damage to enamel on inner frame.the clock circa 1920.
Napoleon III rouge royal graduated round shape marble inkwell with removable marble cover (includes original glass reservoir), France, c 1870. 5.25 in. dia. x 4 in. H (overall), Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6% state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes,tariffs or customs that might apply...
A key-less or Irish Flute by Geo. Cloose. in dark-wood. Blowing length is 20 3/4 inches. Overall length is 24 inches. Excellent condition.
A 12 key (3 rollers) Flute in Blackwood with Metal head and barrel by G Monnig, Germany. No cracks. All keys respond. Blowing length is 25 3/8 inches. Overall length is 28 1/4 inches.
A four key, pin mounted Flute in brown wood by Rohe and Leavitt, NY. Blowing length is 21 inches. Overall length is 23 3/4 inches. All keys respond. Tight crack lower half of head joint. Small chip off tenon.
An eleven key Blackwood Flute with low "B" key. No makers name, but appears to be German. Metal lined head and barrel which has a tight crack. All keys are working. Blowing length is 24 3/4inches. Overall length is 27 5/8 inches.
A 4 key block mount Flute with salt spoon keys. There is a crack in the back of the head joint and 2 on the barrel. this does not effect playing, as the head and barrel are metal lined. Blowing length is 20 7/8 inches. Overall length is 24 inches. Bottom ring absent.
A NN one key Flute in Brown wood. Head and barrel are metal lined and cracked. SHort crack in foot joint. Blowing length is 20 inches. Overall length is 23 9/16 inches. c. 1910.
A 6 salt spoon key, block mounted Piccollo by metzler, London. All keys work well. No cracks. End ring absent. Blowing length 9 7/16 inches. length 11 1/4 inches. Blowing edge is good.