Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments

Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments
Lot 1037 - GEORGE III LONGCASE CLOCK the hood with swan neck pediment and blind fretted frieze enclosing an arched brass dial with Roman and Arabic numerals. Hammer - £2,800

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Starts: Friday, 6 October 2017 at 10:30 AM

This ever-expanding dedicated auction brings together a selection of clocks and instruments of all types, from tiny travel timers to great grandfathers – and instruments including sextants, military and medical pieces, as well as musical instruments of all types.

McTear's have experienced Specialists who will advise you and value your items. Appointments can be made for meeting at the Auction Galleries or at your home, whichever suits you better. There is no charge for this service and no obligation to sell.

Whether you have a single piece or a substantial collection, please feel encouraged to contact Claire Douglas on 0141 810 2880 or email claire@mctears.co.uk.

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Lot: 1001  |  Estimate: £200 - £300  |  Hammer: Unsold

LATE 19TH CENTURY BRASS CASED REPEATING CARRIAGE CLOCK the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and black enamelled hands, with alarm, the movement stamped to reverse with the Japy Freres 'Medaille D...
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Lot: 1002  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £20

VICTORIAN MANTEL CLOCK the circular white enamel dial with Roman numerals and 30 hour movement, contained in a black slate and rouge marble case of architectural design, 22cm high
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Lot: 1003  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £20

BLESSING 'SCHOLASTIC' TRUMPET impressed maker's mark to bell, numbered 293942 to central valve, with one mouthpiece, approximately 55.5cm long, in fitted case with cleaning brush and fluid, damage to ...
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Lot: 1004  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £30

BUFFET CRAMPON 'EVETTE' EBONITE CLARINET impressed maker's mark to bell and first joint, numbered 174638 to second joint, approximately 67.5cm long, in fitted case
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Lot: 1005  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £45

SX 'BABY/e' ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC CLASSIC GUITAR serial number 0203043, chrome tuning pegs, Shadow pickup, whole wood body, of natural finish, in mahogany colour, 19 frets, three-quarter size, 87cm long, w...
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Lot: 1006  |  Estimate: £150 - £250  |  Hammer: £360

LATE 19TH CENTURY GILTMETAL AND CERAMIC CLOCK GARNITURE the timepiece with arched cresting, ceramic dial below with Arabic numerals and 8 day movement, decorated with bird, flowers and butterfly, with...
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Lot: 1007  |  Estimate: £150 - £200  |  Hammer: £130

GILT SOPRANO SAXOPHONE BY EARLHAM impressed maker's mark to bell, serial number N412324, lacquered brass finish, with mother of pearl keys, approximately 70cm long, in case
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Lot: 1008  |  Estimate: £150 - £200  |  Hammer: £110

GILT SOPRANO SAXOPHONE BY SONORA impressed maker's mark to bell, serial number 3663, lacquered brass finish, with silvered keys, approximately 70cm long, in fitted case
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Lot: 1009  |  Estimate: £40 - £60  |  Hammer: £35

MODERN FLAT BACK MANDOLIN BY ANTORIA with eight strings, mother of pearl inlay to fret board, with scratchboard, approximately 68cm long
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Lot: 1010  |  Estimate: £50 - £80  |  Hammer: Unsold

MODERN SUZUKI CLASSICAL ACOUSTIC GUITAR serial number faded (1663/7?), also numbered to the interior '17703', the veneered, whole wood body and head of natural finish, with marquetry inlay, approximat...
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Lot: 1011  |  Estimate: £50 - £80  |  Hammer: £100

EDWARDIAN MANTEL CLOCK the silvered face with circular chapter ring engraved with Roman numerals, with subsidiary dials above, with 8 day movement by Winterhalder & Hofmeier, contained in an oak four ...
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Lot: 1012  |  Estimate: £300 - £500  |  Hammer: £800

19TH CENTURY DITAL HARP LUTE BY ASTOR & HORWOOD the maker's name in gilt above the bridge, the pear-shaped body, with curved neck supported on a Doric pillar, having seven fretted strings over two fre...
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Lot: 1013  |  Estimate: £100 - £150  |  Hammer: Unsold

COOKE TROUGHTON & SIMS LTD. SURVEYORS' 'DUMPY' LEVEL maker's marks to body, numbered V.O.15765, in original fitted case, bearing a sticker for inspection at Clarkson Lord & Co. Ltd., along with tripod...
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Lot: 1014  |  Estimate: £80 - £120  |  Hammer: Unsold

STANLEY OF LONDON SURVEYORS' 'DUMPY' LEVEL maker's mark to body, numbered 46384, in original fitted case, bearing a sticker for inspection at Clarkson Lord & Co. Ltd., along with tripod, the tripod ap...
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Lot: 1015  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £35

GROUP OF FOUR SETS OF BRASS POSTAL SCALES including two pairs with rates of postage printed on the brass plates; all four with brass weights varying between 1lb and 1/2oz, the tallest approximately 14...
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Lot: 1016  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £15

GROUP OF THREE SETS OF SCALES including beam scales, maker W. & T. Avery Ltd., with weights, 54cm high; Continental postal scales (possibly French?), 28cm high; and a set of G.P.O. scales, maker de Gr...
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Lot: 1017  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £20

TWO SETS OF SCALES including one brass and porcelain example, maker W. & T. Avery Ltd., makers mark to porcelain plate, with weights, 17cm high; along with one brass and iron example, maker W. Beavon,...
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Lot: 1018  |  Estimate: £80 - £120  |  Hammer: £140

MIDLAND CAMERA CO. MAGIC LANTERN with brass lens no. 906 by Taylor & Hobson, and fittings, electric lamp, approximately 49cm x 52cm
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Lot: 1019  |  Estimate: £40 - £60  |  Hammer: £25

THORNTON PICKARD JUNIOR SPECIAL QUARTER-PLATE CAMERA No.6238.12, retailed by A. H. Baird of Edinburgh, the lens by Taylor-Hobson, is numbered 117522, approximately 20cm high, along with a box to conta...
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Lot: 1020  |  Estimate: £150 - £250  |  Hammer: £220

CONTESSA-NETTEL DECKRULLO NETTEL TROPICAL CAMERA s. 2882, with Carl Zeiss Jena Nr. 450504, contained within a fitted leather travel case, along with additional plates
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Lot: 1021  |  Estimate: £100 - £150  |  Hammer: £140

MAMIYA C330 TWIN LENS CAMERA serial number D50337, fitted with two Mamiya-Sekor lenses; along with a Yashica-Mat twin lens camera, fitted with two Yashinon lenses, both contained within a leather carr...
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Lot: 1022  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £25

MINOX B MINIATURE CAMERA complan 1:3,5 F=1mm, made in Germany, contained within a fitted leather case, 10.5cm long; along with a flash unit attachment, a roll of film, cased flashes and an instruction...
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Lot: 1023  |  Estimate: £150 - £200  |  Hammer: £85

LATE VICTORIAN FRENCH BLACK SLATE MANTEL CLOCK the movement by Japy Freres & Cie., of architectural form, the roof supported by four Corinthian columns, with Roman frieze decoration, leading to a fini...
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Lot: 1024  |  Estimate: £100 - £150  |  Hammer: £80

20TH CENTURY GILT METAL AND PORCELAIN MANTEL CLOCK the bronzed face with Roman numerals, running on a quartz movement, the ceramic base marked for William Lowe, the urn shaped body supported by a pair...
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Lot: 1025  |  Estimate: £80 - £120  |  Hammer: Unsold

EDWARDIAN MANTEL CLOCK the arched case enclosing a circular white enamel dial with Arabic numerals and 8 day movement, signed Japy Freres et Cie, contained in a mahogany case, on brass bun feet, 35cm ...
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Lot: 1026  |  Estimate: £40 - £60  |  Hammer: £65

BRASS CASED MARINE COMPASS BY STANLEY OF LONDON serial no. 9716, the silvered dial above a signed face, with folding sighting arm, and spirit level, the face approximately 6.5cm diameter
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Lot: 1027  |  Estimate: £140 - £180  |  Hammer: £240

VICTORIAN MANTEL CLOCK the circular dial with white enamel chapter ring and Roman numerals, with gilt centre and 8 day movement, signed Marti, contained in a black, rouge and Sienna marble case of arc...
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Lot: 1028  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: Unsold

VICTORIAN WHEEL BAROMETER AND THERMOMETER with opaque glass dials, contained in carved oak case, 90cm high
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Lot: 1029  |  Estimate: £100 - £150  |  Hammer: £85

VICTORIAN VIENNA WALL CLOCK circular dial with Roman numerals, with 8-day movement, in walnut case, with half round turned columns, 90cm high
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Lot: 1030  |  Estimate: £80 - £120  |  Hammer: £120

THORNTON-PICKARD TRIPLE 'IMPERIAL' EXTENSION MAHOGANY AND BRASS PLATE CAMERA nos. 529946 & 529947, with Recto Planat lens, maker's mark to body, full plate, approximately 20cm high
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Lot: 1031  |  Estimate: £100 - £150  |  Hammer: £75

GLASGOW SCHOOL BRASS FACED HANGING WALL CLOCK of rectangular form, with arrow head corners, the chapter ring with Roman numerals, chased with holly, barley and floral designs, approximately 40cm high
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Lot: 1032  |  Estimate: £30 - £50  |  Hammer: £45

MINOX LEICA DIGITAL M3 CAMERA serial number 82033429, with Minoctar 9.6mm digital lens, 4cm high
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Lot: 1033  |  Estimate: £80 - £120  |  Hammer: £90

VICTORIAN MARINERS BRONZE SEXTANT BY DOBBIE SON & HUTTON OF LONDON impressed maker's mark to arc, with shades, mirror and telescope
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Lot: 1034  |  Estimate: £60 - £90  |  Hammer: £50

ART DECO LONGCASE CLOCK the stepped top with circular enamel dial below with Roman numerals, contained in a walnut case with glazed trunk door, on bracket feet, 191cm high
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Lot: 1035  |  Estimate: £200 - £300  |  Hammer: £220

EARLY 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH LONGCASE CLOCK the lofty hood with swan neck pediment enclosing an arched painted enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and calendar dials and 8 da...
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Lot: 1036  |  Estimate: £100 - £150  |  Hammer: £85

BABY GRAND PIANO BY CRAMER contained in walnut case, on three square tapered legs, 144cm wide, 125cm long, with stool
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Lot: 1037  |  Estimate: £200 - £300  |  Hammer: £2800

GEORGE III LONGCASE CLOCK the hood with swan neck pediment and blind fretted frieze enclosing an arched brass dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, moon phase with calendar aperture and 8 day movement ...
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Lot: 1038  |  Estimate: £150 - £250  |  Hammer: £240

19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH LONGCASE CLOCK the drum head hood with scroll cresting enclosing a circular painted enamel dial with subsidiary second and calendar dials, and 8 day movement, contained in a maho...
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Lot: 1039  |  Estimate: £1000 - £2000  |  Hammer: £1500

IMPRESSIVE EDWARDIAN CHIMING LONGCASE CLOCK the lofty hood with swan neck pediment and blind fretted frieze enclosing an arched brass and silverised dial and movement by Winterhalder of Germany, the c...
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Lot: 1040  |  Estimate: £100 - £200  |  Hammer: £75

LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY CLOCK MODELLED AS A MAN PLAYING A BANJO the dial with black Roman numerals, the dial in the form of a banjo, winding hole at 3-4 o'clock, on rectangular plinth, the man's ...
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Lot: 1041  |  Estimate: £60 - £90  |  Hammer: Unsold

MINIATURE BRASS SHIP'S TELEGRAPH with black glass indicator dials, fitted with electric light, 50cm high
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Lot: 1042  |  Estimate: £40 - £60  |  Hammer: £80

SHIP'S BULKHEAD CLOCK BY SESTREL the white dial with Roman numerals, and two front winding key holes, with repeater, contained in a brass case, approximately 20cm diameter, with key
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Lot: 1043  |  Estimate: £100 - £150  |  Hammer: £100

LIBERTY & CO. - SMALL BEDROOM TIMEPIECE the circular silvered dial with Arabic numerals, contained in a 'Tudric' pewter case, with hinged handle, on bun feet, the base stamped marks and No. 0581, 9cm ...

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