McTear's Auctioneers

The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction

Starts: Friday, 21 April 2017 at 10:30 AM
Ends: Friday, 21 April 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 Victoria Irvine or Claire McKechnie on 0141 810 2880 or email auction@mctears.co.uk.

Please note that this auction is now closed for entries. If you would like to consign to the upcoming Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction, taking place 2nd June, the closing date for consignments is 17th May.

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LotEstimateHammerDescription
600 £30 - £50 £25 SMALL CIRCULAR MANTEL CLOCK OF ART DECO DESIGN the dial with Arabic numerals contained in a chromium plated case, on walnut platform base, 19cm high
601 £30 - £50 Unsold BRASS AND LEATHER SINGLE DRAW TELESCOPE engraved 'E. Vion Paris' and numbered 'S' or '5 3 842', 63cm full extent
602 £70 - £100 £100 SPANISH PARLOUR GUITAR bearing label for Francisco Pau Lisard, eighteen fret ebony fingerboard, rosewood case, with decorative purfled and herringbone banding to the edge of the table and sound hole,...
603 £450 - £550 Unsold JAEGER LE COULTRE BRASS AND GLASS CASED DESK CLOCK modelled in the form of a pocket watch, with sixteen jewel skeleton movement, numbered 557 and 'SWISS' to the base, approximately 20cm high overall, ...
604 £50 - £80 £50 FRANKE & HEIDECKE ROLLEIFLEX TWIN LENS COMPUR-RAPID CAMERA bearing serial number 1006511, fitted with Carl Zeiss Tessar 1:3,5 f=7,5cm, bearing number 2700899
605 £200 - £300 £300 LATE 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY FRAMED CIRCULAR WALL CLOCK of large proportion, with Roman numeral dial and front winding keyhole, the backplate stamped Winterhalder & Hofmeier, single fusee movement, 64cm...
606 £40 - £60 £100 HONDO II SIX STRING ELECTRIC GUITAR Les Paul copy, in natural wood finish with chrome fittings, 101cm long, in carrying case
607 £80 - £100 £180 LATE 19TH CENTURY BRASS BINOCULAR MICROSCOPE signed Smith & Beck of London and bearing number 2852, rack and pinion focus, 48cm high
608 £80 - £120 £120 LATE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY CASED CIRCULAR WALL CLOCK the painted dial with Roman numerals and signed 'H.A. Gearing, Seaford', front winding keyhole, 40cm diameter overall
609 £100 - £150 £80 EARLY 20TH CENTURY STEEL CASED TICKET CLOCK of cylindrical form, housing two sets of tickets, housing clockwork movement in base, 12cm high; together with another ticket clock, lacking glass cylinder ...
610 £80 - £100 Unsold EDWARDIAN OAK LONGCASE CLOCK the 11 inch circular silvered dial with Arabic numerals and steel hands, three front winding keyholes, striking on chimes with weighted pendulum, contained in oak case wit...
611 £30 - £40 £55 BRASS ANNIVERSARY CLOCK the silvered dial with Arabic numerals, with swivel weights, backplate stamped 'BHA', encased in a glass dome, over a stepped circular base, 34.5cm high
612 £500 - £800 £1300 GOOD SET OF EBONISED BAGPIPES by HENRY STARCK the ebonised pipes with good quality turned ivory mounts, the chanter stamped 'Maker Henry Starck, Late W. Ross, Kentish Town, London', in carrying case
613 £100 - £200 £240 1939/40 CHROME LEICA IIIB serial number 344269, fitted with Elmar Leitz Wetzlar Summitar f=5cm 1:2 lens, lens with spots and scratches, serial number 523935, and original lens cap, with its original...
614 £50 - £80 £40 LOT OF CAMERAS AND ACCESSORIES to comprise Kodak ball-bearing folding autographic camera in carry bag, Asahi Pentax Sa.1 in leather case, Olympus Pen-EE half frame camera in carry bag, Bolex B8SL cine...
615 £100 - £200 £160 SANDERSON VICTORIAN PLATE CAMERA by C.H.& S. London, with 6'' Beck Doube Aplanat lens F 7.7, by Bausch & Lomb Opt. Co, Pat. Jan. 6, '91 (for 1891), in fitted leather, mahogany and brass leather bound ...
616 £40 - £80 £35 ZEISS IKON ICARETTE II COMPUR FOLDING CAMERA 500/2 series, manufactured between 1925 and 1929, fitted with a Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 10.5cm 1:3.5 lens, impressed J. Lizars, Glasgow in fitted leather ca...
617 £50 - £80 Unsold ZEISS IKON IKONTA POCKET FOLDING CAMERA with Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 7cm 1:3.5 len, in fabric pouch
618 £50 - £80 £70 EARLY 20TH CENTURY CARRIAGE CLOCK the enamel chapter ring with Arabic numerals, blued steel hands, with platform escapement, balance wheel moving, striking on a gong, 17cm high overall
619 £100 - £150 £95 EARLY VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD STICK BAROMETER the ivory register engraved J&J Gardner Sons & Gardner, George St, Edinburgh, with mercury resevoir, 97cm high
620 £200 - £300 £2200 EARLY 19TH CENTURY FLAME MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK by Geo. Patrick, Greenwich, the 11.5 inch circular painted dial with Roman numerals, with subsidiary calendar and seconds dials, two front winding keyh...
621 £30 - £50 Unsold OAK CASED AUTOMATIC TIMING CLOCK COMPANY PIGEON RACING CLOCK together with a another pigeon racing clock, the larger box approximately 25cm high overall (with handle)
622 £80 - £120 Unsold RYLAND & SON WWI MK. 2 TELESCOPE brass cased, engraved 'Tel Sighting No. 5 (Mk.2), Ryland & Son, London, 1917, No 698', 55.5cm long
623 £40 - £60 £40 LEATHER BOUND TWO-DRAWER TELESCOPE the nickel mount engraved with the name 'A.T. Andreasen', 65cm long full extent
624 £50 - £80 £45 SMALL 'BIRD IN CAGE' MUSICAL AUTOMATON TIMEPIECE of Victorian design, contained in a brass case, 13cm high
625 £70 - £100 £50 LACQUERED BRASS MICROSCOPE BY ROSS OF LONDON signed to base, numbered 6161, contained in original case, microscope approximately 27cm high
626 £40 - £60 £95 EARLY 20TH CENTURY VIOLIN bearing label 'Nicolaus Amatus fecit in Cremona 16 (95 written in pencil)', two-piece back 35.5cm long, 59cm long overall, together with nickel-mounted bow, with fitted case...
627 £60 - £100 Unsold 20TH CENTURY OAK CASED GRANDMOTHER CLOCK silvered dial, 'Smith's Enfield' on face and also on rear of mechanism, presentation plaque below face reading 'Presented to Alban Baldwin Esq. Secretary Turto...
628 £60 - £100 Unsold JOHN WHITE & SONS MEDICAL SCALES serial no 757 S, to weight up to 280lb, made by Auchtermuchty company, established 1715, white painted metal scales, 120cm high, along with a wooden body fat measurer ...
629 £60 - £100 £45 EARLY 20TH CENTURY MEDICAL SCALES by H. Pooley & Sons London & Birmingham, white painted metal frame, along with five weights of between 1-8 stones, approximately 163cm high
630 £70 - £100 £90 EARLY 20TH CENTURY BRASS CASED REPEATING CARRIAGE CLOCK the enamel dial with Roman numerals, damage to the upper right-hand side and other hairline cracks visible, platform escapement, balance wheel m...
631 £40 - £60 £55 BRASS CASED ANEROID BAROMETER signed on the dial 'C.W. Dixey & Son, Opticians to the Queen, 3 New Bond Street, London', with a suspension loop, together with a brass cased galvanometer by Elliott Bros...
632 £80 - £120 £90 GUSTAVE BECKER BRASS ANNIVERSARY CLOCK with circular Arabic numeral dial, with weighted pendulum, in a glass dome, 30cm high overall
633 £200 - £300 Unsold EARLY 19TH CENTURY EBONISED LONGCASE CLOCK OF SMALL PROPORTION signed (illegible as worn), the 10.5 inch painted dial with Roman numerals, with subsidiary seconds dial and calendar aperture, pierced s...
634 £250 - £350 £240 HEAVY GILT BRASS MANTEL CLOCK the circular enamel dial with Roman numeral chapter ring and two pierced steel hands, signed 'Imperial', with two front winding keyholes, contained within a drumhead surm...
635 £200 - £300 £400 19TH CENTURY FRENCH GILTMETAL MANTEL CLOCK OF EMPIRE DESIGN the stepped cornice with urn finial, the circular silvered dial below with Roman numerals and 8 day movement, inscribed Charles de Paris, mu...
636 £300 - £500 £260 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY LONGCASE CLOCK the 11.5 inch dial with silvered Roman numeral chapter ring, with subsidiary seconds and calendar dials and pierced hands, two front winding keyholes, striking on ...
637 £100 - £150 £65 EARLY 20TH CENTURY STAINED MAHOGANY CHIMING LONGCASE CLOCK the silvered dial with Roman numerals, black steel hands, with square hood with brass presentation plaque reading 'Arthurlie Football Club Ba...
638 £80 - £120 Unsold LOT OF VDO AND COBRA PERFORMANCE CAR AFTERMARKET GAUGES comprising a VDO 220mph Stepper Speedometer, Stepper Tachograph, petrol gauge, water temperature gauge, oil pressure guage, oil temperature gaug...
639 £30 - £50 Unsold MID-20TH CENTURY VIDOR 'MY LADY MARGARET' DE LUXE PORTABLE ATTACHÉ RADIO with volume and frequency dials, in red and cream case with carry handle, 20.5cm wide; together with a Marconiphone portable r...
640 £60 - £100 £45 ERNST LEITZ WETZLAR MICROSCOPE numbered 235765, with thumb-wheel focusing, three lens turret, black lacquered tilting base, with two Ogilvy & Co lenses in case, also with over 40 specimen slides, the ...
641 £30 - £50 Unsold ART DECO ONYX MANTEL CLOCK with gilt Arabic and baton numeral chapter ring on a shaped rectangular outset onyx slab, with Smiths wind-up movement, stamped to backplate, 14cm high, 19cm wide
642 £80 - £120 Unsold TWO 19TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURAL BLACK SLATE MANTEL CLOCKS to include a malachite inlaid example, the enamel dial with Roman numerals and moon hands, two front winding keyholes, striking on a bell, the ...
643 £80 - £120 £85 VICTORIAN CIRCULAR BAROMETER WITH THERMOMETER the engraved silverised dial contained in a brass case, on an oval base with upturned dolphin supports, 29 cm high with a near matching 8 day timepiece wi...
644 £100 - £150 Unsold ITALIAN MANDOLIN bearing label reading 'Mandoline Napolitani Deletto dal maestro stra della', with eight strings and applied mother of pearl and tortoiseshell-effect scratch board, 61cm long
645 £150 - £250 £300 19TH CENTURY ROCK CHIDLEY ROSEWOOD HEXAGONAL CONCERTINA with fret cut ends, dyed ivory pegs, green leather bellows with floral design printed paper sections, serial number 2353, in mahogany box with ...
646 £60 - £80 £50 MAPPIN & WEBB BRASS CASED CARRIAGE CLOCK of serpentine outline, the enamel dial with Roman numerals, and blued steel hands, small visible repair to top left of dial, platform escapement (balance wheel...
647 £40 - £60 £25 THREE VINTAGE CAMERAS including a Kodak Eastman Folding Camera, and Agfa Prontor II, an Eastman Kodak plate camera (3)
648 £70 - £100 Unsold 20TH CENTURY VIOLIN the 14 inch two-piece back with impressed 'Paganini' mark, 60cm long overall; together with a nickel mounted bow, in a fitted case