All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1377105 (stock #9772)
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 : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1377103 (stock #9771)
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...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1377056 (stock #AL2497)
Louis Wine Ltd
$1,200.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1910 item #1376841 (stock #9765)
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1372779 (stock #1746)
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1372248 (stock #1731)
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
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1700 item #1369944
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
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1700 item #1368377
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
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1800 item #1368297
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
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1800 item #1368229
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.

Condition: Choice.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1837 VR item #1367988
what pdx
$299.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1800 item #1367806
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...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Musical : String : Pre 1910 item #1366078 (stock #40I80-103)
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1920 item #1365352 (stock #9645)
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!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1920 item #1359609 (stock #GS)
Bedell & Co.
$65.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Pre 1920 item #1359607 (stock #7227)
Bedell & Co.
$695.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1358069 (stock #TR845)
This well preserved Victorian 900 silver lorgnette has a rectangular enameled handle. The enamel is in great condition on all four sides. The lorgnette works and has low magnification lenses. The total length of the lorgnette is 5 3/8 “.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1356043
Offered is a magnificent and rare-to-find Roman oil lamp depicting a horse in this very fine detail art work on upper body, face and hair. This fabulous ancient bronze horse lamp belongs to the 1st century AD, is in pristine condition for its time and era, with a beautiful style, and a nice original olive green patina throughout. It measures 9 cm (3.5") x 4.2 cm (1.75") and weighs 142.50 grams.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1355769
Offered is a spectacular ancient Roman oil lamp belonging to the 1st century AD with a pear-shaped body and a broad rounded end that tapers in and then sharply outward towards where it intersects with a smaller rounded head, depicting the head of a Roman God or Goddess on the handle, in superb condition and exceptional realistic details in the rendering of the face and hair.  
The sill of the lamp is beautifully crafted and thins in proportion with the taper while also blending in a se...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1355716
Offered is a magnificent Jenkins & Jenkins 925/1000, all hand chased and highly repoussé sterling silver oval bowl with its matching cover depicting alluring floral designs throughout, with a monogram and a hallmark of “JERKINS & JERKINS INC. MAKERS, BALTIMORE, STERLING 925/1000, FINE” on the back. Jenkins & Jenkins was founded in Baltimore as A. Jacobi in 1879.  It was succeeded by Jacobi and Jenkins in 1894 and then formed as Jenkins and Jenkins in 1908. The repoussé technique bec...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1355713
Offered is a magnificent 1926 sterling silver decanter by the famous Frank M. Whiting & Company, all hand chased and highly repoussé depicting floral designs on the body and handle, with the hallmark of “Talisman Rose, HAND CHASED STERLING BY FRANK M. WHITING & COMPANY. W . 1926. 4 PINT” visible on the bottom. Whiting Mfg. Co. of New York traces its roots to 1840. The firm was a major manufacturer of both sterling hollowware and sterling flatware. In 1924, Whiting Mfg. Co. was purchased ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1355468 (stock #9542)
A Victorian gold filled watch chain with a 10K turquoise pearls slide from the 1890 1900 era. This 25-1/2" doubled chain has a swivel and an (unmarked but tested) 10k yellow gold barrel style slide with natural turquoise stones and seed pearls. Perfect for a necklace, this chain is in excellent condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all items are vintage or antique and may hav...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #1350942 (stock #1516)
Hand sewn 19th C antique strawberry emery with a black velvet top. This has a very country look, it is a little discolored but has no holes or leaks. The black velvet top has nice wear and is sewn on with tiny stitches. This is bigger than the standard emery, 2 1/2" long and is circa 1860-70
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1910 item #1350672 (stock #9497)
A Victorian Masonic gold filled rectangular photo locket watch fob from the 1900 era. This fine 1 x 1-1/4" (sans loop) bottom opening locket has a well-done hand engraved Masonic compass on one side and an ornate HEE monogram on the other. It has a photo retaining bezel (marked H&AS) and an instant relative and it is in excellent condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are noted; all ite...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1800 item #1347480 (stock #D225)
Rare Authentic Antique mid-18th century, Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial, Compass by Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, Germany. A compass with brass dial and blued steel needle mounted on the centre of the brass octagonal horizontal plate finely engraved with scrolled ornamentation. Circular base-plate signed, on reverse “And Vogl” for Andreas Vogler of Augsburg, and engraved with latitudes of several cities Eleva Poli = Elevatio Poliarum (latitude of cities) Augsburg Paris 48, Cracau (Kracow) 50....
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1910 item #1347223
A very fine and rare Original ROSS, New Bond St., LONDON, TRAVEL COMPENDIUM, made ca. 1910. This Sea Captain's Travel Case, Patent No. 33236, includes a gilt brass 8-day clock, thermometer and barometer. Accompanied by the original leather travel case with stand. Two-body, leather with folding cover and foldable stand, 2 gilt revolving cases for the clock and barometer, winding crown to wind the pocket watch/clock, for the thermometer for revolving inner bezel, the thermometer between both is o...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1910 item #1344950 (stock #9443)
An Arts & Crafts patinated bronze ink well from the 1900 to 1910 era. This Edwardian writing or desk accessory features green patination with a fine A&C gold stencil on the front above the pen rest. It stands 3-7/8" tall, 3" wide and 4-1/2" deep. It retains its original blown clear glass inkwell or ink pot and it is stamped BENEDICT ADAM VERO 2213 on the bottom. It is in very good condition with no bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some expected ink stains and surface sp...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1342305 (stock #7423)
A Victorian gold filled double slide expanding gentleman's watch fob chain. This 9-1/4" (maximum) chain shrinks to 6-1/8" when the two engraved slides are separated (which contracts the chain forming a double chain between them, shown partly drawn in our second image). It has a t-bar and a swivel as well as two textured balls which act as stops for the slides. It is stamped W.LH.&Co. on the swivel and it is a neat bit of Victorian ingenuity. It is in excellent antique condition with no dents...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pocket Watches : Pre 1900 item #1342303 (stock #7422)
A Victorian gold filled curb link gentleman's watch fob chain. This 13-7/8" chain has a t-bar and a swivel as well as a 1-1/4" short chain for the mounting of a fob or pocket watch. It is in excellent antique condition with no dents, bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor wear to the gold plating. Besides being a handsome style of chain, it would also make an attractive choker necklace. All items are thoroughly and conservatively graded and all condition issues are ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Apothecary : Pre 1900 item #1339555 (stock #9621)
William Wright Vegetable Pills Wooden Box, c. 1835. Fragile and very thin. A great piece of advertising. 2 1/4 incehs x 1 inch x 3/4 inches. Printing: 169 Race Street, Phila., Pa.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1339301 (stock #BNJswagger)
June Hastings
$425.00
19th C sterling silver and ebony swagger stick. Presentation engraving on handle was done sometime after 1920. Marked sterling on all silver pieces, it is in excellent condition and measures 17.5" long.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Clocks : Pre 1800 item #1337826 (stock #159143N13560)
This is a magnificent Cartel made in Paris during the first half of the 18th century by the end or just after the Regence period. This latter started after the death of Louis XIV from 1715 up to 1723. Louis XV being too young, a Regent named Philippe D'Orleans ruled the country. This stunning and intricately designed brown tortoiseshell veneered bracket clock is typical from this era with a sumptuous embellishment of cast bronze ormolus and brass inlaid following Boule's Design. This breathtakin...