Miniature O.G. clock with Flame Mahogany veneer case, Brass 30-hour spring driven movement with strike (a gong that counts out the hours),and with its original tablet decal depicting a romantic Hudson River Valley scene of a castle with an American flag and with its original dial with hand painted flowers, made by William L. Gilbert, Winchester, Connecticut, circa 1855, 19" H. X 12" W. X 4" D., serviced and guaranteed by our professional clock restorer...
"Beehive" style clock, Figured Mahogany veneer case with rare original tablet decal depicting Havana Harbor, Bristol Brass and Clock Company with 8 Day spring-driven, time and strike brass movement with alarm, supplied by the E.N. Welch Manufacturing Co. of Bristol, Connecticut, circa 1860, serviced and guaranteed by our professional clock restorer, 19"H. X 10" W. X 4". We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED...
Elias Ingraham, Bristol, Connecticut, "Grecian" model shelf clock, with original green paper label with the patent date "1868", 8 day time and strike brass spring driven movement, scarce quarter sawn oak case and with a replaced correct style dial. Height 14-1/2", Width 10-3/8", fully serviced by our professional restorer and guaranteed. We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED...
Measuring 2.75 inches in diameter by 3 inches high, this darling, circa 1890's, English, porcelain, double quill holder features a startled mother dove attempting to fend off a serpent about to devour the three eggs in her nest!
Likely Staffordshire, the quill holder features lovely polychrome coloration. Condition is wonderful with no chips, breaks, repairs, or repaints. Age crackling to glaze is evident along with a tiny stain on the dove's breast.
A darling piece!
Measuring 4 inches long by 4.50 inches high by 3 inches deep, this fabulous, circa 1830's, English, porcelain, quill holder features a young, aristocratic lady surrounded by mounds of flowers and playing a lute.
Possibly Staffordshire, the quill holder features polychrome coloration with gold embellishment. Condition is wonderful with no chips, breaks, repairs, or repaints. Some discoloration seen under the base in the area where the quill hole is located...
An outstanding, mid 19th century, European-made, porcelain inkwell featuring two gentleman hunters physically fighting over the ownership of a just-snared hare, their hunting dogs loyally assisting in the jostling match for ownership beside them!
Measuring 7.25 inches wide by 4.75 inches deep by 6.25 inches high, this outstanding, circa 1860 - 1870's, polychrome inkwell features removable cover which reveals a base containing two inkwells without pots...
Carved two part handle with three carved racing horses, each with amber glass eyes. Cane with brass fittings and mahogany shaft. Handle: 2 1/8" H x 4 3/4" L x 1 1/2" W. Overall length is 36 3/4 inches, mid 19th century. Condition Report: Overall good condition with expected wear and separation on the underside of the handle.
Hard to find pharmacy or chemists bottle comes complete with colorful contents and original label. Measures about 5 inches tall and ready for your collection. Dates to the early 1900s.
The carved abalone handle is 3 3/4 inches high and 1 1/8 inches wide. Abalone and Silver Dress Cane-Late 19th Century, signed “F.C. & Co. Sterling” handle, small hardwood shaft and a brass ferrule. Overall length of the cane is 35 inches.
Condition Report: Good condition
Handle is 1 1/2 inches high and 4 1/2 inches to the side, well carved handle with a beaded overlay of silver, engraved silver collar “Colonel E. F. Gosset”, thick ebony shaft and a horn ferrule. Overall length of the cane is 35 1/2 inches. Condition Report: Good condition
The carved handle is 2 1/4 inches high and 1 1/2 inches to the side.. There is a ornate metal collar and natural branch shaft with varved bone dots inlaid on twigspurs and a metal ferrule. Overall length of the cane is 34 inches. Condition Report: Fair condition
Fine antique French rouge marble standish with ormolu inkwells and feet. Circa 1850-70.
Height: 2.5” (of base)
Fine British antique dress cane with sterling silver ball handle with fabulous design and silver collar with the English full hallmarks and bronze ferrule, 19th century era. Size: Silver handle ball has a diameter of 1 1/2 inches, and overall length is 36 3/4 inches long.
Condition Report: Fair condition.
Fine 18th Century English Serpentine Firefender, in brass with pierced work and applied bead decoration.
Offered is a fabulous, early 1900s, veterinary doctor sign, advertising the practice of a Dr A. A. Bennet. This 18 inch x 11 inch brass sign is a wonderful advertisement piece. The black painted lettering has been cut into the brass sign to give a two dimensional effect.
Veterinary signs of any type are quite scarce! Wonderful patina!
A rare late Victorian Page or Plato clock, fully hallmarked for London, England 1901. This mechanical marvel features celluloid leaves with handpainted numerals, the top dial for hours and the bottom for minutes. The mechanism flips each page over to tell the time, and it has a round case in sterling silver. Seen occasionally in brass and in lesser metals, silver is very rare and would have been extremely expensive in its day...
Antique Ottoman Bronze Shot Box which would have been suspended with a leather strap and used to carry ammunition. 18th Century, probably Turkish
2.75" x 1.25" x 3" tall
Original Patent Model for a Machine for Edging Wall Paper, by henry Brunner, retaining the original Patent Tag dated February 26th, 1856 and with copies of his patent application. (rear feet missing)
Patent Model for an Improvement Air Engines by Dana Bickford retaining the original Patent Tag dated June 6th, 1865 and with a Certificate of Authenticity and copies of the Patent Application.
Original Patent Model for a Warming Device by G.W. Smith, retaining the original Patent Tag dated August 31st, 1858 and including a Certificate of Authenticity.
ELGIN Identification and Price Guide Soft Bound 119 pages. Printed in 1976 by Roy Ehrhardt. This is an absolutely necessary and required Elgin source guide for the vintage Elgin Watch collector. It has rare production run grading by serial number, production dates, Porcelain dial identification, and production run information. Soft bound guide only. While they last.
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Rock-crystal Spectacles with packing bridge and arms. Packfong is a alloy of silver nickel and brass.The glasses have no dioptric strength and were in fact used merely to reinforce the social and intellectual status of the wearer. Made in Chinese 18th Century
Antique English Ebonized Wood Inkstand, in walnut, rectangular with rounded corners, wells for pens and inks, a single shallow drawer and an ebonized carrying handle. Circa 1830-40 (caps to inkwells replaced).
*From the Estate of Joseph Stanley, New Hope, PA
This box is silver plate from the United States or possibly England of the Victorian era. The marking on this sewing box is partially obliterated, but we could make out the mark C&W on the bottom. We were unable to identify the marking. It measures 4 inches high, 3 inches deep and 1 7/8 inches wide. The box has 3 drawers. One is marked pins, one for needles and one for buttons. There is a little kitten figure on the top of the box. The silver plate is etched with a decorative pattern on top...
Scarce and desirable 8 day time and strike clock which strikes on the hour, circa 1850, with its original movement, pendulum, hands, dial, glass and bezel.The movement though unmarked is the design that was produced by Welsh and J.C...
A rare "Beehive " style, iron and Mother-of-Pearl clock case, from an unknown maker though probably of Connecticut origin, circa 1850, with a scarce 8 day Time and Strike, Terry and Andrews movement that strikes on the hour, with its original early brass spring. The movement which has been thoroughly serviced and guaranteed by our clock restorer now runs for about 5 days between windings as the original brass spring which is softer than steel has stretched, which is typical of these types of mov...
A C.M. Von Valkenburg Petrolia gold filled pocket watch circa 1900. This 2" across stem-wind pocket watch has a porcelain dial with a single sunk seconds dial and blued hands. It is printed with C.M. VON VALKENBURG PETROLIA (Ontario, Canada) on the face, and the 1-5/8" across works has nice damascening. The works are marked ADJUSTED 2 POSITIONS 17 JEWELS 3876866. We haven't identified the works however the regulator resembles that of Howard or Ball watches. The case is stamped BANNER GOLD F...
A skillfully carved Folk Art cane with a thick tapering shaft and the head of a Chinese man wearing a coolie hat. The metal tip is marked "Union Hardware Company, Torrington, Connecticut", 37-1/2" L., the head is 2-1/2" across the top and 3-1/2" H. In very good original condition, late 19th or early 20th Century. We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOC...
Pair of “opium scales” from Laos, these came from Luang Prabang but were used through much of Southeast Asia. Most likely these were used in everyday trading whether it was pork meat to big chunks of opium and are quite simple with lead applied to one end as a counterweight and the scale being measured in hash marks along the sides. The opposite ends have been inlaid with small rectangular pieces of a darker wood (possibly buffalo horn?), a subtle but attractive decoration. Some wear as t...
This Beautiful Victorian Ivory hand cane has been intricately carved with the features of a man's head. Minor (and old) repair to nose was made. 2 1/2" long handle, 1/2" silver collar, 2" wide, 2" deep with an overall length of 38".
An 8 Day Time and Strike Connecticut Shelf Clock of "Beehive" design, labeled "W. S. Johnson",(a rare example-few of his clocks are extant) circa 1850, in a mahogany case with its original stencilled glass tablet, in very good original condition and serviced and guaranteed by our professional clock restorer. W. S. Johnson was a New York City clock dealer who likely did not manufacture clocks. Rather he sold clocks under his own label that he made from parts supplied by Connecticut clock works an...
Seth Thomas, scarce 8 Day, time and strike (strikes on the hour) Miniature Shelf Clock, usually refered to as a "Miniature Ogee", but also known as a "Round Band" with alarm, including its original painted zinc dial, and original maker's label, in a rare Rosewood veneer case with it's original stencil decorated tablet with an unusual motif of Pheasants with rare iridescent decoration, Thomaston, Connecticut, circa 1860, fully serviced and guaranteed by our professional clock restorer. 16-1/2" H....
Offered for your consideration is a vintage, all-original, framed paper advertising sign for the cure of Gonorrhea, Gleet and Syphilis in men. Of interest is the matching 10.5" x 7.5" wood frame with the lightly stamped word "OKAY" on the top. This unusual piece of advertising dates to the early 1900's.
Condition: Mild, unobtrusive wear to the paper. The blue round label is affixed to the glass, not the actual paper. The frame retains 2 early holes used for hanging along with various surface ...
This handle of this turn-of-the-century walking stick has the figure of a Madonna carved from an unusually large piece of ivory. The handle measures 14-1/4 x 1-2/4 inches and tops an ebony shaft and an ivory tip. Overall length is 36 inches.
A beautifully carved ivory lion forms the handle for this circa 1900-1910 dress cane. With glass eyes and a menacing snarl, the lion measures 2-1.2 x 1 inches and tops a slender ivory collar, rosewood shaft and ivory tip. Overall length is 36 inches.
The ultimate in men’s accessories is this 14Kt white gold pen knife from the early twentieth century. It was originally used on watch chains as a functional fob. The knife has two folding blades one of which is a knife blade and the other is a nail file/ pick. On the front there is a diamond shaped 14Kt yellow gold plaque, hand-engraved with the initials H.D. The length of the knife is 2 3/8” including the fold down bail, and the width is 7/16”.