Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Blog

There are 26 clocks, scientific & musical instruments blogs. Displaying blogs 1 to 10.
Musical Instruments Hitting the Right Notes at Auction at McTear's in Glasgow

Musical Instruments Hitting the Right Notes at Auction at McTear's in Glasgow

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Lot 33, a fine early 20th century Italian violin, surpassed its estimate of £300-500 in the saleroom during The Clocks, Scientific and Musical Instruments Auction, held 8th December. Bearing the label 'Liuteria Classica Napoletana diretta dal ... View Blog
Sax Appeal

Sax Appeal

Friday, 26 August 2016

The Clocks, Musical & Scientific Instruments Auction, held 26th August, offered a wonderful selection of terrific timepieces and interesting instruments. From saxophones to microscopes, there was something for all tastes and all budgets. The star... View Blog
Industrial Design Art Deco Clock at McTear's Auction in Glasgow

Industrial Design Art Deco Clock at McTear's Auction in Glasgow

Thursday, 7 July 2016

We are happy to offer you a sneak preview of Lot 72 in our upcoming Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments sale, held 21st July. The lot is an over-sized Art Deco Industrial Design clock by Smiths English Clock Systems, London.  Fitted ... View Blog
Fine 19th Century Music Box Selling at McTear's in July

Fine 19th Century Music Box Selling at McTear's in July

Monday, 4 July 2016

McTear's is very happy to offer a 19th Centuiry Swiss music box in July's Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Sale. Lot 40 is a large example by Etouffoirs en Acier soit a Spiraux.  The card and winding arm are numbered 302 and the 5... View Blog
Important Gothic Revival Clock in the McTear's Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Sale, July

Important Gothic Revival Clock in the McTear's Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Sale, July

Friday, 24 June 2016

McTear's are happy to offer the following clock in the July Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments sale: LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY GOTHIC REVIVAL MANTEL CLOCK Attributed to Bruce Talbert, by Hart, Son, Peard & Co. (atrributed maker) circ... View Blog
Iconic Art Deco Industrial Design Skyscraper Scales on Auction in Glasgow

Iconic Art Deco Industrial Design Skyscraper Scales on Auction in Glasgow

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Joseph Sinel was a pioneer in what he termed “Industrial Design” and a man whose work became synonymous with the American image of the 1920s and 1930s. It may surprise some, then, that he was actually born in New Zealand and trained in G... View Blog
McTear's Auctioneers in Glasgow:  Specialists in Clocks & Instruments

McTear's Auctioneers in Glasgow: Specialists in Clocks & Instruments

Monday, 20 June 2016

The McTear’s Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments sale is growing month on month.  Held every five weeks, the auction features time pieces of all types – from the grandest of grandfather clocks to the best of bracket clo... View Blog
The Sound of Music - Fine 19th Century Parlour Guitar Selling at McTear's Auction in Glasgow

The Sound of Music - Fine 19th Century Parlour Guitar Selling at McTear's Auction in Glasgow

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Lot 13 in July's Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction is a fine 19th Century Parlour guitar by the renowned maker Louis Panormo. With an estimate of £1000-£1500 we hope it hits all the right notes with buyers on the day, ... View Blog
Top hammer price for scratchbuilt steam traction engine at McTear's

Top hammer price for scratchbuilt steam traction engine at McTear's

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

The Clocks, Musical & Scientific Instruments Auction, held 31st May, offered the customary collection of ticking timepieces and interesting instruments. From longcase clocks to bagpipes, there was something for all tastes and all budgets. The s... View Blog
HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE AT AUCTION

HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE AT AUCTION

Thursday, 19 May 2016

McTear’s are delighted to offer a fine set of bagpipes in The Clocks, Scientific and Musical Instruments Auction this month. Lot 557, a set of early twentieth century ivory mounted bagpipes by Robert Reid of Glasgow, is sure to hit all the rig... View Blog


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