Offered is a lovely, antique, late 19th C, hand-held massaging tool. This skillfully turned hardwood handle and frame features four wood and rubber rollers which facilitate massaging technique...
A wonderful selection of 4 books from the Collection of Antique French School Books! In French, of course, these without front covers, are dated in Roman Numerals, 1854, 1855, 1857, & 1858. From the L’Academie Francaise.
They stand 7” tall, 4 3/4” wide and approximately 1 “ thick.
Lovely standing by themselves in a bookcase, console or desk. Or place them with a decorative small ornament. Please view the rest of the photos. Price includes shipping and insurance!
Offered is an Antique Scarce Antique Belfast THE VICTORY hickory wood shaft Ladies golf club .
This 35.5 inch club has its original smooth, mildly worn leather grip and hickory wood shaft. The shaft is solid, undamaged with an early finish that has unobtrusive wear and a warm, aged patina. The club face shows honorable wear commensurate with an antique club and a square dot manufacture pattern.
The back of the club sports various stamp marks including in script "THE VICTORY"...
Scarce Antique Macgregor DURALITE Mashie Niblick Wood Shaft Ladies Golf Club.
This 35 inch club has its original smooth, mildly worn leather grip and hickory wood shaft. The shaft is solid, undamaged with an early finish that has unobtrusive wear and a warm, aged patina. The club face shows honorable wear commensurate with an antique club...
Offered are 2 early Ladies Antique Hickory Wood Shaft Golf Club irons ATCO and Meadowlark Putter.
First there is the forged ATCO (Alex Taylor & Co. New York City) 37 inch club that has its original brushed, mildly worn leather grip and hickory wood shaft. The shaft is solid, undamaged with an early finish that has unobtrusive wear and a warm, aged patina...
Offered is an Antique Spalding hickory wood shaft Mashie Niblick Ladies 6 iron golf club .
This 36 inch club has its original smooth mildly worn leather grip and hickory wood shaft. The shaft is solid, undamaged with an early finish that has unobtrusive wear and a warm, aged patina...
Offered is an Unusual Antique hickory wood shaft DUAL FACE BRASS golf club. This two faced iron can be used as both a right and left handed club. When used as a right hand club the face appears to mimic a putter and when used left handed the club face appears to be about a 4 iron or as a chipping iron since it has a low profile face.
There are traces of chrome plating on the faces of this handsome 36 inch club...
Offered is a very-hard-to-find, antique, Smooth-Face, Wood Shaft, Golf Club. This beauty is a forged iron that is circa 1919 and sports a hickory shaft and original smooth leather grip. The club exhibits a rarely found smooth faced surface.
The club is stamped on the back with "KROYDON U8 - FORGED HEAT TREATED", "ACME QUALITY" and is stamped "SPADE MASHIE" on the sole. The thick hickory shaft is secure and the iron sports a tarnished patina and smooth surface...
Offered is an extremely scarce, C1860s, United Kingdom Maker, Long Nose, Long Spoon, Wood Golf Club with original finish! It measures a formidable 44 inches from the heel to the end of the shaft! What is most intriguing about this club is the modestly angled 6 inch club face which showcases the dramatic curve.
This club actually presents a number of qualities that indicate it may, in fact, be an example of pre-1860s craftsmanship: : LENGTH of the face is 6 inches...
Very rare form of a Kate Greenaway figure by James Tufts Silverplate Company of Boston, ca 1880.
A sewing caddy or stand, with rods to hold spools of thread, a pincushion held by the young girl, and a very nice engraved tray in the Aesthetic Movement style.
It measures 5 1/4" high, and is 6 1/4" in diameter, with a nice flared foot of 3/8" high.
It is signed on the bottom with James Tufts name, city, the monogram with T, and the number 4143.
James Tufts opened his company in 1875, and creat...
ELGIN Wild West B.W. RAYMOND RAILROAD GRADE 14k Solid Yellow Gold and heavy VEST CHAIN BOX HINGED Hunting Case Circa: 1890. Solid 14k yellow gold Box Hinged hunting case and 14k gold matching original vest chain. Presented for Christmas, 1895. This is a rare combination with the vest chain! Serial No. 4,365,234. 15 jewels, lever set with a mint double sunk original R.R. Grade porcelain dial and fancy hands. Rare American Wild West memorabilia. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE...
WALTHAM 18s BOX HINGED WILD WEST GAMBLERS Watch 1883. This is a watch worn by Cowboys of the wild west. Excellent original condition. Also, gunfighters, stagecoach drivers, pony express, bankers, and ranchers. Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, John Harding, Billy the kid, Tom Horn, Bat Masterson, Pat Garrett, US marshals, and Lawman throughout the West...
DESCRIPTION: Nice old wooden spatula and shovel-shaped scoop, hand carved from maple wood. These have been waxed showing a beautiful patina, and new leather straps are attached for display. DIMENSIONS: Scoop = long x 4.24” wide. Spatula = 12” long x 2 5/8” wide.
Rare CIVIL WAR PERIOD American High Grade. 120 Grams total weight, this watch was the highest Grade watch for the North during the Civil War. Only Politicians or high ranking officers worn it. Especially rare is this original 17 size key wind and key wind from the rear key wind hunting model case built by the same maker as the movement; American Watch Co., and is completely original to this movement. Serial No. 330,362 signed: Apple Tracy, & Co., Waltham, Mass.", "1865/Foggs Safety Pinion Pa...
An Edwardian gold filled long watch chain with a 14k opal slide from 1900-10. This elegant 25-1/2" doubled nugget or twisted serpentine chain has a swivel end marked S.O.B. & Co (S.O. Bigney & Co.) and the single strand chain is 1/16" wide. The 1/4" across slide has a colourful natural cabochon opal and it tests as 14k gold. This chain can be configured as a necklace or bracelet and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, damage or repairs. All items are t...
DESCRIPTION: An appealing antique cranberry scoop in original green paint, constructed in a lovely sculptural form with attached handle and a scoop with multiple slim prongs to strain out water without losing the cranberries. CONDITION: Usage wear in all the right places; split to board holding prongs. DIMENSIONS: 13.25” wide x 13.25” long x 7.5” high.
This watch is a historic discovery, representing the best of Los Angeles, in 1904. The first jewelry store ever in Los Angeles, Montgomery Bros, founded in 1881, touted as the "Tiffany's" of the West Coast. They grew and became the largest jewelry store on the West coast in 1899. The company closed business in 1930, after many successful decades. This watch was marked with the store name on the dial and was sold exclusively by Montgomery Bros, Los Angeles. This watch was sold as the highest gra...
Miniature umbrella made of bone and wood, Victorian, late 19th century. Either a toothpick or a bodkin/fid for punching holes in order to keep threads apart in English embroidery / Broderie Anglaise and for other sewing purposes. "2/ 5.7 cm. Condition: fine.
DESCRIPTION: Three antique wooden kitchen spoons, hand carved from maple wood. These have been waxed showing a beautiful patina, and new leather straps are attached for display. DIMENSIONS: Largest = 17” long x 4” wide; smallest = 14.5” long x 2.25” wide.
WALTHAM ROYAL 14k solid ROSE GOLD Hunting Case Model 1888. 51mm diameter and 20mm thick. This solid rose gold American Pocket watches Comes with the original Presentation Box, first sold by E.J. DISTER, CLEVELAND, Ohio. in 1888. One of Cleveland's oldest active business men, Edward J. Dister, 78, since 1884 a jeweler at 2700 Lorain Avenue. died in 1940. The watch he left behind is 120 Grams total weight. 15 Jewels, 16 size, hunting model, lever set, signed: ROYAL, 3/4 plate gilt, serial No....
Keystone HOWARD 12 size Pat'd 1912 SERIES 7 WHITE GOLD FILLED 1917. Serial No. 1,458,154. Adjusted 3 Positions, pendent set. The white gold filled case ius a hinged back and snap on bezel. The case is mint with no distraction. Clean, running and still accurate. Original dial, case and hands. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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ILLINOIS OPEN FACE 18 Size 11j Circa: 1893. 55mm diameter and 21mm thick. Nickel double hinged back and bezel plain polished original case, full gilt plates, 11j, pendent set to change the time, serial number 1,124,391. No initials anywhere. Clean running and still accurate. Heavy beveled hard rock crystal. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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ELGIN Key Wind WILD WEST COWBOY 15j Original 4oz. Open Face. Circa: 1873. 15 Jewels, ADJUSTED, Key Wind and Key Set, full plate gilt, Serial No. 341,373. All original and clean running accurately.
Original hard rock beveled glass crystal and white original porcelain dial. This is a watch worn by Cowboys of the wild west. Excellent original condition. Also, gunfighters, stagecoach drivers, pony express, bankers, and ranchers. Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill Cody, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, Joh...
Unusual Sterling Mounted Masonic Root Cane marked "Lyon Maker, Sterling" and with engraved symbols of the Shriners Emblem, The Square and Compass and the Knight Templars Blood-Red Passion Cross and Crown. Late 19th C. (minor dents to mounts)
W.H. LYON - Newburgh, NY (Active 1890-1920)
Theriac or Mithridate lead seal, dating from the first years of the 17th century. Theriac (from a Greek word related to “wild beasts”) was a classic antidote, a mixture including snake flesh, opium, myrrh and minerals plus spices, adding up to more than 60 ingredients in all. This concoct is said to have been invented by Mithridates, an Anatolian king who lived in fear of being poisoned. Later it became the speciality of Venetian apothecaries. Mind you, Theriac took some 40 days to prepare a...
}For sale this good Great Western Railway (GWR) Station Masters or Guards pocket watch by Record, no 0.1397, pre-1948. This heavy full nickel cased pocket watch is in original condition including its original glass that shows use as a working tool watch. Fully signed undamaged dial and original deep blued hand set. The signed Record movement is in full working order holding time. This large pocket watch has a diameter of 58mm excluding the stem and crown. The watch is sold with a very fine copy...
For sale this very fine rare S. Smith & Son silver pocket watch chronograph for early automobile speed testing, circa 1911. Mint undamaged dial, and deep blued hand set, fully signed and numbered. Full silver case with good hinges. Very fine gilt chronograph movement in full working order including all functions. This is a rare version specifically designed to be used in conjunction with the early automobile for testing the speed. Please a copy of the original sale advertisement. Diameter 52m...
A hand carved walking stick of a dragon complete with scales, glass eyes and fangs, that is probably a souvenir cane from East Asia. There is a bullet casing used as the ferule (bottom tip) . It may have been brought back to the U.S. by a soldier from the Korean or Vietnam War. The dragon's snout tip appears to have been knocked off and re-attached, but is sound and properly repaired. 36" Long, 6" wide at the handle. We accept time payments and quantity discounts.** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTI...
A late 19th C. or early 20th C. Folk Art Walking Stick with a knob handle with carved alligator fashioned from the root end of a sturdy shrub. An eyelet slightly below the top accommodates a leather wrist band occasionally seen on antique canes. The finish is worn in areas mostly toward the bottom of the shaft which has a metal ferrule with hard rubber tip. 35" Long. We accept time payments and quantity discounts.** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. 168BX
A Lady's delicate Antique Walking Stick with a bamboo shaft, late 19th C. or early 20th C. The handle is a well carved head of a dog with glass eyes and wearing a hat made of a hard wood.The collar appears to be brass. The tip is an old replacement fashioned from what appears to be a piece of brass tubing. This is the only apparent repair and there is no apparent damage.
There is an inscription carved into the shaft near the cane top which reads " Bee Tree July 26th '85 ". 32 3/4" Long, 1/2...
A Late 19th C. or early 20th C. Rare walking stick known as a " Bobbie" cane in which the top has a whistle which was supposed to be used to signal for help from a London Policeman ( "Bobbie").. The whistle is sounded by blowing through the top of the cane. The sound and the air exit through four small holes just below the the top. The shaft is intricately carved on it entire length to appear as some sort of thorn wood. The ferrule is brass. There are no apparent repairs or damage. 34 3/4" Long...
A late 19th C. or early 20th C. walking stick with a carved, one piece horn handle in the shape of a bird's head with a long curved beak and glass eyes. The shaft is a smooth, sturdy thorn wood, with a metal collar and metal tip. There are no apparent repairs or damage. 34" Long, 4" wide crook handle. We accept time payments and quantity discounts.** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. 99BX
19th C. Antique Walking Stick with a carved shaft which appears to be Maple, simulating tree bark on which a finely carved snake with glass eyes is curled. The KNOB handle has inlaid bands of wood (the darker wood appears to be Rosewood) and a round metal disc at the top. Beneath the handle is a metal collar and at the tip is a long FERRULE, suggesting a probable early date of manufacture. 34 3/4" H., 2" Diameter Knob Handle. Sturdy and in excellent apparently original condition with no signs of...
The finest money can buy in 1883. AMERICAN WILD WEST PERIOD, Tombstone, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday could well have experienced this watch. Worn by the more affluent saloon keepers, gamblers of this decade in American Wild West History. **AMERICAN W.Co. 1872 MODEL 14k Solid ROSE GOLD All original C: 1883. 105 Grams total weight. Lever set to change the time. Serial No. 2,020,062. Original case, dial, and movement. The case was produced especially for this 17 size open face and is marked: "WALT...
Worn by the more affluent saloon keepers, gamblers of this decade in American Wild West History.
**AMERICAN W.Co. 1872 MODEL 14k Solid ROSE GOLD All original C: 1883. 105 Grams total weight. Lever set to change the time. WALTHAM 1872 MODEL 14k GOLD Fancy Hunting Case C: 1886. 17 Size, Hunting Model, 3/4 Plate Gilt, 11j, lever set, Serial No. 3,250,528. 110 Grams total weight. Approx. $1500 in gold scrap value. Superb condition and all original movement, case, and dial. Never swi...
An interesting very early European Knife or dagger sharpener, likely 15th.-17th. century.
The piece with a finely cast bronze handle with a bulls head near the blade and other game on the handle, so likely a piece used in hunting to sharpen a hunting knife or hirschfänger.
Size: 21,5 cm.
Condition: Intact, with some surface corrosion to the blade.
18th / 19th century automatic phlegm, medical bloodletting tool, in its original case. It is said that George Washington had one like this in his First Aid Kit. Bloodletter measures overall length including blade 2", 1/2" wide and 1/8" height. The case measure approximately 2 7/8" long, 1 1/2" wide, and height 5/8".
This black velvet sewing bird pin cushion is nice and early and has bead eyes, a fluffy red top of the head, and a wonderful tail. She is all hand made and is in very good condition other than a little discoloring on her underbelly. She is good sized, 5" from tip of nose to end of tail, and stands about 2" with the tail a little taller. She is firmly with cotton. She is a really nice example of an early velvet sewing bird pin cushion. She is circa 1870-80
ELGIN 18 Size, Open Face FANCY BLUE DIAL C: 1897.
Serial No. 7,293,125. 7 jewels, pendent set. Featured is the pale Blue Fancy Porcelain Dial and fancy gilt hands Clean, running. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME.
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A Victorian gold filled watch chain with a seed pearl and glass slide from the 1890s. This chain style man's pocket watch or vest accessory has a swivel (signed HTB) and a slide with paste stones, seed pearls and a central bezel-set amethyst crystal stone. The doubled chain is 48" long in total, it would make a great necklace and it is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, dents, bends, corrosion, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition i...
An M.J. Tobias Liverpool 18k & sterling engraved face Swiss pocket watch from the 1890s. This 14 size or 18 ligne watch is 1-7/8" across and it has a typical unmarked Swiss bar movement, a fancy engraved 18k yellow gold back cover with Swiss gold markings, a dust cover marked M.J. TOBIAS LIVERPOOL HANDS DETACHED LEVER FULL JEWELLED, and a very fancy engine turned and engraved sterling silver face with a village scene under a silver rimmed open face cover with a glass crystal. It has subtle gil...
Rare 19th century Sewing compendiumin the form of a wonderful tooled leather bound book, entitled Lady’s Companion, with English C.1840. The book opens to reveal compartmentalised Moroccan leather bound holders for various size needle storage packages within a separate leather divider, thread winder, scissors, thimble, pencil, button hook and bodkin. Needle packages suppliers Redditch Needle Co. Pencil stamped L & CH, probably for L & C Hardmuth. Measures: 3.5 x 2.25 x 0.85 inches.
A Swiss sterling silver engraved hunter case pocket watch with a chain with a Routier Quebec retailer signature. This size 13 ligne or size 0 watch has fancy tooling on its full hunter sterling silver case which has an MQ '04 monogram on one side. The front and back cases and dust cover all have Swiss 935 sterling silver marks including the bear mark and the works resemble a barred Swiss movement from around the 1900 era. The porcelain dial with a single sunk second hand dial is signed A.C. R...
A Spanish-Islamic bronze mortar, 16th. century or slightly earlier.
This is a very large and thus unusual specimen of a type made up to the 17th. century or so.
The globular body of the mortar with a row of raised prunts below bands, raised round base and lip flattened and turned inwards.
A very attractive mortar with a wonderful brown collection patina!
Size: ca. 12,5 cm. wide and c. 9,5 cm. high. Weight: ca. 1,1-1,2 kilograms grams.
A Spanish-Islamic bronze mortar, 14th.-15th. Century.
This is a particularly early, rare specimen of a type made up to the 17th. century or so.
The globular body of the mortar with a row of raised prunts below bands of incised lines, turned over rim or lip.
A very attractive mortar with a fine old collection patina!
Size: ca. 10 cm. wide and c. 9 cm. high. Weight: 950 grams.
Provenance: Thorkild Krarup Lange Collection, Retired Pharmacist in Copenhag...
This is a graphic pin cushion from the 1860's in brown, blue and tan star pattern. The back is a egg wash blue linen. It has a nice blue velvet saw tooth edge that goes around the middle of the cushion. It is all hand sewn, a real work of art. It is worn but mellow and nice. It is 8" diameter and is 4" high.
A nice surviving example of a Civil War era pin cushion.
This strawberry pin cushion has been enhanced with black pins or maybe it was made that way. It is all hand sewn, has ink seed markings, felt top that is faded and is stuffed firmly with cotton. It is the size of a lime to give you a visual idea. It is 3" long. Circa 1880-90
A huge 16th.-17th. century key, possibly for a larger gate, Mid European.
The key with a long stem and a heart-shaped bow, with much remaining copper braizing or plating.
Size: A massive key, 19,6 cm. long and weighing ca. 260-270 grams.
Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
A nice Early Baroque Iron Chest key, European, 17th. century.
The key with elaborate bow a thick collar with 5 rings and a reenforced bit.
Size: 12,2 cm.
Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
A pair of extra large and heavy keys, dating 17th.-18th. century.
The keys with large oval bows, long stems, absence of collars and very peculiar bits.
For very large locks.
Size: Both 16-17 cm. each.
Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
Interesting Early type of European iron Key, ca. 17th. century.
The key with an Antenna-shaped bow, likely made for a Chest.
Size: 10,6 cm.
Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
Box of Antique Continental or Asian hand made Locks , assorted group 6 different lots available at least one lock in each lot has a key. Assorted conditions sold as is . This is a great group for the reseller, many of these locks sell for 200-500 each.
A beatiful set of three very large early Euopean Iron keys for Gates or strong doors, 17th.-18th. century.
The lot consists of:
1. A very large iron key with a heart-shaped bow, long stem and folded reenforced bit, later 17th. century, 19 cm. long.
2. A very large massive key with oval bow, long thick stem and small bit, 18th. century,20 cm. long.
3. A large iron key with oval bow and thin stem folded bit, 18th. century, 16,7 cm.
Condition: Choice!, ver...
Antique Boston bowlback mandolin with inlay, by Bay State, Model, 2 1/2, with paper label of Charles A. Stromberg, Boston. Circa 1900. With original wooden box. Length - 22 1/2 inches. Nice, as-found condition.
An English sterling silver curb link watch chain with an escutcheon shape medal or award fob. The 14 3/8" length antique watchchain has individual lion passant marks and the watch swivel has the company mark of Henry Williamson Ld (known 1895 - ?). The fob, which appears to be a football award, has the makers mark of William H Haseler and the Birmingham 1915 year mark. The shield in the centre has rse gold and two ornate iniitials, possibly ST. There is one swivel, possibly this was being worn ...
Wonderful standing Regina Carola Self Changing music box with double comb and 21 15 1/2" discs. This music box is mahogany and has been beautifully kept and plays wonderfully. It stands 67 1/2" tall x 28" wide x 22" deep. It has a double comb and 12 discs which change after each one plays. There is a drawer that has 9 extra discs. All the original paperwork and directions are there. I can't say enough about this box - its wonderful!
Antique Bronze Pen and Pencil Holder in the form of a draw string sack. Probably French, 19th Century.
Lovely antique garden shears, circa 1915. They are silver plate made by the Clauss Co. of Fremont Ohio. They are 6.5" long and 2.5" at their widest (when closed). They have a nice rose motif.
Three piece doctor's desk set in original box. Circa 1910 and made of Silvered bronze, this set is exquisitely detailed and in excellent condition. It consists of a letter opener, a seal, and a pen all with the caduceus symbol for medicine. The original box is fitted and lined with red velvet. The exterior of the box has some damage, see the last picture. The measurements are as follows:
Box - 5" wide by 9.75" long
Pen - 8" long and .75" at its widest.
Seal - 3.5" tall and 1" at its widest...