Measurements: 4" long x 3/8" at the widest dimension.
The mechanism allows a pull on the sterling surround to eject the cigarette. The mechanical element works smoothly.
Very gently used condition.
I am not certain what the black element is - perhaps black onyx?
Measurements: 1 5/8" diameter x 7/8" from the metal base to the top of the domed crystal
The metal of this working tape measure is gold plated base metal which was lacquered. Some of the lacquer has worn away showing the bright gilt original surface. I have not tried to remove the lacquer or polished the metal...
Measurements: 4" x 2 1/4" x 2" top to bottom - WEIGHT: 6.5 oz. of solid brass
Dating to the Victorian/Edwardian era which combined utility with beauty and craftsmanship.
This particular paper clip is in the form of a Native American Indian Chief - highly detailed and clearly cast without the blurring common to newer reproductions.
Tight spring closure.
Has been previously polished so that the patina is not strong, but is beginning to reappear.
Closed: 9.5" Open: 29" with a diameter of 2"
People refer to this type of telescope as maritime. I was unable to find any maker's mark to verify the telescope's intended usage. I do know that the barrels are brass, the protective slide cover over the eye piece is intact, and that the optics are excellent - with the original lens cap.
The largest barrel is covered with a burled walnut veneer.
Dating to the Edwardian era - possibly earlier.
marked Denmark with a blurred hallmark.
This type of pourer is used to measure out a liquor pour.
Measurements: 5" tall x 5" wide x 3" front to back with original convex crystal
In working condition - keeping time; with alarm able to be set. Sweep second hand in place.
The blue mirrored frame has a small chip to the back of the bottom left side; otherwise there is not even edge roughness and the beveled edge is undamaged. Also note from the photographs that some of the mirrored back has been worn away - consistent with the age of the clock...
Measurements: triangular base: 6.5" each side x 7/8" deep; clock 3.75" tall x 3.75 wide x 3" deep with a nearly octagonal profile; face: 3" diameter with original convex crystal
The clock mechanism was manufactured by Wabash Electric Time and is in working condition with new cord and plug.
The green slag (or agate) glass case was manufactured by the Vidrio Product Corp...
Measurement: 5" long x 2" diameter lens
This elegant desk accessory has been created by combining a 19th c. sterling handle with an optical quality lens. The enamel work, is which is called guilloche. has been over painted with a bluebird and garden gate design.
The enamel is in undamaged condition except for a tiny chip at the point where the handle joins the collar of the lens...