All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1920 item #1126228
Complete matched set of heavy silver plate ice cream spoons are a most delightful addition to your family and entertaining dining...I'm thinking Blue Bell Homemade Vanilla at the moment! Yum! I personally have a similar set, and my friends often request Ice cream for dessert just so we can use the spoons! Not only is it rare to find these spoons, but even more rare in a perfect set of 12...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1920 item #1119283 (stock #5021)
Antique French Bottle Carrier – 4 Bottle (Round cells) What a great decorative and functional piece! This early 1900’s French wine or milk bottle holder holds 4 bottles. Dark grey Unpainted Zinc metal with wood handles. No prongs missing or broken...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1920 item #1119260 (stock #5019)
Antique French Bottle Carrier – 6 Bottle! What a great decorative and functional piece! This early 1900’s French wine or milk bottle holder holds 6 bottles. Dark grey Unpainted Zinc metal with wood handles. No prongs missing or broken...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1837 VR item #1114186 (stock #10170)
Rare Brass Imperial Bushel Measure, the bottom engraved: “Corcoran Fecit, London” one side engraved: “Lynn, Regis, 1825” the other side engraved: “Imperial Bushel, Bastick & Son, London 1881”, and with various royal ciphers on the top rim.

Provenance : Ex-Collection Sen. John Warner, Alexandria, Virginia

Cities in England used to have official standard weights and measures...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1102726 (stock #1042)
This is a genuine Victorian era Chinese export silver ships bosun's whistle. It is stamped "SILVER DRAGON". The chain is triple plated silver and it looks as though it could be original to the whistle but there is no way to tell for sure. This is how I found it, I will leave it up to the purchaser to polish it, if this is desired. It shows signs of its age, the ball is dented and there are some slight scratches but this is the real thing. It is 5 & 5/8 inches long...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1097803
An unusual and whimsical metal fish desk accessory with exacting glass eyes, and defined gills and scales. 6 inches x 2.75 inches Fine condition
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1077657
Serpentine shaped rope edge base with red jewel inserts and brass weights. Sampson Mordan & Co, active from 1838-1941 Postal scales 1883-1886
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1076755 (stock #M1066)
Perhaps the holy grail of quality made and rare 19th century pharmacy tools of the trade. This beauty sports an attractive brass label, has nickel plated embellishments and 3 steel moulds. One mould has attached brass compressor plates for sealing the powder filled medicine bread like wafers. Cachets provided the early pharmacist the means to accurately fill wafers with the proper dose and to enhance production...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Clocks : Pre 1900 item #1063792 (stock #D150)
SOLD Antique 19th century circa 1860, gilt bronze (Ormolu) French mantel clock surmounted by the sculpture of the knight sitting on a rock and wearing richly decorated Gothic armor and holding in his right hand a sword. His left arm is resting on the large shield decorated with double-headed eagle emblem. The case is inset with celeste blue Serves porcelain plaques painted with flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1800 item #1057018 (stock #392)
Lantaka a 18th century cast bronze SWIVEL-CANNON “Rail Gun” or “Deck Cannon” solid bronze beautiful details measuring approximately 36 inches long. These cannon were used by the legendary Malay pirates, with small cannon-balls it was a powerful offensive weapon. Lantakas were manufactured during the 17th and early 18th century in Holland by Dutch East India Company for export to Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1910 item #1053481
Gorgeous Art Nouveau lady on the front of the tape measure and Art Nouveau flowers with undulating designs grace the back. She is in excellent condition with no dings or dents to her nose, checks, or chin. The tape is in fine working order.

Measurements: 1 1/2" in diameter

Markings: Unger logo STERLING 925 FINE

Condition: Great!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1051265
OUTSTANDING antique inkwell quill pen, or dip pen, circa 1870s post-Civil War era. Pen is marked STERLING with a maker mark. Wonderful repousse work. No dents or cracks! Measures 7.5” in length including the nib. An excellent example of a highly collectible pen from the 19th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1034944 (stock #CL0058)
Perfect for a night at the opera, ballet or even birding, these opera glasses in original leather case was made by Lorenzo Suscipj in Rome circa 1840.They are black over brass and leather in a leather case with deep pink silk lining with gilded lettering signifing his optical engineering status. After much researching I learned that in Rome he devoted himself to engineering and building equipment for the first daguerrotype, with perfect precision...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1920 item #1025462
Offered is an ANTIQUE CORN RAZOR with a MOTHER of PEARL HANDLE. Razor is in great condition with no dings or chips and the blade is sharp.

Markings: Blade is marked Corn Razor. "Griffon" XX. The other side of the blade is marked GERMANY with an image of a griffon above it.

Measurements: Mother of Pearl is 3 1/8" long x 3/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1900 item #1005532 (stock #005851)
Circa 1890 Chinese pair of Silver Salts in rectangular shape. Measures 3 1/4" X 2 1/8". These salts have identical marks on the back. The top part of the salts are reticulated/pierced. I am not familiar with the marks. But they are either Chinese or Japanese. I am always buying Baltimore sterling salts and I ran across these in a Philadelphia house call. Priced reasonable.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Musical : String : Pre 1800 item #1004338 (stock #310)
A late 18th Century English Cittern (Guittar) by John Preston 1735-70. The Watch key tuners were supposedly invented by Preston as seen engraved on the tuners. On the back of the neck is stamped "(initials logo) Preston Maker, London". Restoration would require one piece of finger board Tortoise, two frets, nut, 10 pcs. MOP and bridge. Strings were attached to pins on bottom, now absent. Neck is solidly attached to body..
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Pre 1900 item #1004112 (stock #308)
The cornemuse of central France is distinguished by a tenor drone held in the chanter stock beside the chanter. Often bellows-blown and without bass drone, it is characteristically played with the hurdy-gurdy. This one is missing its air intake pipe. This style is also called "Chabrette dans le Limousin".
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Musical : String : Pre 1900 item #1004075 (stock #306)
A Cittern with watch key tuners with an added Ivory "keyboard" which strikes down on two strings. It is attached with two Ivory "nuts". Tuners appear to be in good condition, as is the keyboard. The back has numerous splits hold together with duck tape. Residue from tape is removed using "Gloop" or other glue removers. Neck and fingerboard are fine.