McTear's Auctioneers

Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments

Starts: Friday, 17 November 2017 at 10:30 AM
Ends: Friday, 17 November 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.
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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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LotEstimateHammerDescription
1001 £40 - £60 £70 UNIVERSAL AVOMETER MODEL 7 MARK II no. 69197-A-1256, with circuit diagram contained within battery compartment, 21cm high; along with an A. OTT Kempten Bayern Type 7 Planimeter, no. 83568, contained w...
1002 £30 - £50 £40 SET OF VINTAGE STEEL ENGINEER'S TOOLS comprising calipers, compasses, set squares, a protractor, and a rule, each piece marked J.R.S., contained within a fitted hardwood case
1003 £60 - £100 Unsold ENSIGN OPTISCOPE NO.6 ELECTRIC MAGIC LANTERN with Aldis Uno Projection 10'' lens, contained in a travel case, 32cm high; along with a box containing glass slides
1004 £120 - £200 £360 VICTORIAN TRAVELLING COMPASS AND BAROMETER with engraved mother of pearl and silverized dials, by Nagretti & Zambra of London, contained in a Moroccan leather case
1005 £60 - £80 £80 VICTORIAN TRAVELLING COMPASS contained in a circular brass case; also another small compass, in a fruitwood case; and a Victorian portable thermometer (3)
1006 £60 - £80 £80 EARLY 20TH CENTURY MAHOGANY & LACQUERED BRASS PLATE CAMERA the Beck Symmetrical lens marked for Bausch & Lomb Optical Company, contained within a carry case with additional plates, along with a wooden...
1007 £60 - £80 £35 ANSONIA CLOCK COMPANY MAHOGANY DROP DIAL WALL CLOCK the paper dial with Roman numerals, black steel arrow hands, two front winding key holes, striking on a gong, the dial contained within an octagonal...
1008 £120 - £200 £120 EDWARDIAN TIME CLOCK by the International Time Recording Co. Ltd., London, contained in an oak case, 101 cm high
1009 £100 - £150 £80 LATE VICTORIAN OAK BRACKET CLOCK the brass dial with gilt scroll details in relief and with silvered chapter ring, with chiming movement, 45cm high
1010 £70 - £100 £50 HUBER LONDON BRASS CARRIAGE CLOCK white enamel face with Roman numeral chapter ring, marked ACG to rear of movement, 15cm high; along with a Cyma 'Amic' Swiss travel alarm clock (2)
1011 £400 - £600 £400 ATTRACTIVE 19TH CENTURY FOUR GLASS MANTEL CLOCK the giltmetal case with tasselled double handled urn cresting, with circular white enamel dial below with Roman numerals and 8 day movement with visible...
1012 £30 - £50 £40 LATE VICTORIAN VIENNA STYLE WALL CLOCK by Gustav Becker, the white enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals, mounted to a brass face with scroll and shield decoration, in mahogany case, with baluster c...
1013 £200 - £300 £160 VICTORIAN SPELTER, GILTMETAL AND ONYX CLOCK GARNITURE the timepiece with circular ceramic dial with floral decorated centre, Arabic numerals and 8 day movement, the onyx case with bronzed spelter sur...
1014 Not Available Unsold SPARE LOT
1015 £50 - £80 Unsold 'BLESSING SCHOLASTIC' TROMBONE BY ELKHART impressed maker's mark to bell, no. 280105, with Yamaha 42B mouthpiece, approximately 120cm long
1016 £150 - £200 Unsold VOIGTLANDER PROMINENT CAMERA with a Ultron 1:2/50 lens, and a Dynaron 1:4,5/100 lens, contained within a fitted leather case; along with two filters, shade hood, light meter; and Eumig and Kodak camer...
1017 £70 - £100 £45 EDWARDIAN MANTEL CLOCK of REGENCY DESIGN the circular silvered dial with Roman numerals and 8 day movement, contained in a mahogany lancet ached case, outlined with brass stringing, on block toes, 40...
1018 £150 - £250 Unsold SPARE LOT
1019 £60 - £80 £40 EARLY 20TH CENTURY ART DECO MANTEL CLOCK by Enfield Clock Co., London, the rectangular, silvered chapter ring with Roman numerals, with three train movement, striking on a gong, in an oak veneer case,...
1020 £2000 - £4000 Unsold FRENCH BRASS ALTO SAXOPHONE BY SELMER circa 1927, impressed maker's mark to bell and numbered 25295 to body, lacquered brass finish, with mother of pearl keys, approximately 70cm long, in case
1021 £500 - £700 Unsold VICTORIAN HALF-PLATE CAMERA BY G. HARE with Albion Albumenizing Co. 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 symmetrical lens, in fitted mahogany and brass surround, 23cm high
1022 £80 - £120 Unsold CARL ZEISS 'JENA' MICROSCOPE in black enamel, serial number 280399, with three Carl Zeiss objective lenses '90, 1,25 0,8', '40, 0,65 0,17', and '8, 0'20', approximately 40cm high, in a fitted wooden c...
1023 £200 - £300 £420 GEORGE III LONGCASE CLOCK the arched hood with fretted cresting enclosing an arched brass dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, calendar aperture and 8 day movement by John Hug...
1024 £60 - £100 £260 ROLEX SUBMARINER STYLE DEALERS' DISPLAY WALL CLOCK the round green dial with applied hour markers, with date aperture at 3, and green bezel, 34cm diameter
1025 £40 - £60 £60 SIKE'S BRASS HYDROMETER no. 2635, with a mercury thermometer, in a fitted mahogany case; along with a further Sike's hydrometer, no. 3073; and a liquid measuring rod, by Dring & Fage (3)
1026 £80 - £120 £140 GROUP OF VINTAGE WOODEN RULES comprising three brass mounted folding rules, with one Buss, one McGlashan & Co. and one unmarked example, as well as four further brass fitted rules of varying sizes (7)
1027 £50 - £80 £60 EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY MANTEL CLOCK the Swiss movement numbered 53692, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, contained in an arched case with decorative inlay, on two block feet, 19cm high
1028 £50 - £80 £60 EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY MANTEL CLOCK the French movement unnumbered, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, contained in an architectural case, with two brass pillars flanking the face, and decorative ...
1029 £50 - £80 £35 EDWARDIAN MAHOGANY MANTEL CLOCK the movement by Japy Freres et Cie. numbered 6203, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, contained in an architectural case, with two brass pillars flanking the fa...
1030 £700 - £1000 Unsold 18TH CENTURY VIOLIN ATTRIBUTED TO PIETRO ANTONIUS DALLA COSTA with curled two-piece 14 inch back, the interior with label reading 'Pietro Antonius dalla Costa fecit in Treviso anno 17', approximately ...
1031 £100 - £150 £80 EARLY 20TH CENTURY JANUS-EPIDIASKOP MAGIC LANTERN by Andrew H. Baird, Edinburgh, with electric lamp and fittings, approximately 54cm high; along with a large quantity of slides
1032 £100 - £200 £120 VICTORIAN SANDERSON 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 ...
1033 £80 - £120 £85 MID-20TH CENTURY HUSUN BLACK LACQUERED AND BRASS SEXTANT No. 54641, dated 2/6/47, of 6'' radius and reading to 10'', contained within a fitted mahogany case
1034 £30 - £50 £25 WATSON & SONS 'ELECTRO-MEDICAL' MACHINE with plaque bearing maker's name, contained in a mahogany case, 18cm high
1035 £30 - £50 £40 19TH CENTURY FRENCH BRASS MONOCULAR MICROSCOPE by E. Hartnack, Paris, with name impressed to body, approximately 28cm high, contained within a case with accessories
1036 £100 - £200 £120 J. LANCASTER & SON INSTANTOGRAPHY PLATE CAMERA with lens also marked for J. Lancaster & Son, in fitted mahogany and brass surround, 17cm high, along with additional plates
1037 £80 - £120 £180 J. LIZZARS MODEL C. 'CHALLENGE' VICTORIAN PLATE CAMERA with 5'' Goerz Patent lens 1:6:8, by Bausch & Lomb Opt. Co, Pat. Jan. 6, '91 (for 1891), in fitted mahogany and brass leather bound surround, 12c...
1038 £30 - £50 £45 THORNTON-PICKARD 'VICTORY REFLEX' PLATE CAMERA with a Cooke Anastigmat Lens, in fitted leather surround, 16.5cm high, in leather carry case
1039 £40 - £60 £65 FALZ & WERNER PLATE CAMERA numbered 105993 to body, with lens, in leather and lacquered surround, 20cm high, in canvas travel case with additional plates
1040 £150 - £200 £140 EVER READY CHRONOS TICKET FLIP CLOCK with square brass and glass case, and swing carrying handle 20cm high
1041 £1500 - £2000 £1600 MILITARY ISSUE MARINE CHRONOMETER BY A. JOHANNSEN & CO. no. 7571, the 12cm silvered circular dial with Roman numerals, two subsidiary dials, two day movement, the brass case with H.S. backstamp, and k...
1042 £500 - £700 £420 JAEGER LECOULTRE MYSTERY DIAL DESK CLOCK impressed maker's mark to the skeleton movement, gilt metal and perspex case, raised on a gilt metal foot, 16cm high
1043 £40 - £60 £30 SWISS MADE 8 DAY DESK CLOCK the gilt chapter ring with Roman numerals, the face decorated with a watercolour of Edinburgh castle, 10.5cm high
1044 £200 - £300 £400 19TH CENTURY LONGCASE CLOCK the hood with swan neck pediment enclosing an arched painted enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and calendar dials with 8 day movement by Jas. B...
1045 £80 - £120 £70 20TH CENTURY BRASS CARRIAGE CLOCK by ACG, the white enamel face with Roman numerals, of circular form, within a brass and bevelled four glass case, the movement signed and numbered '/0398', 15cm high
1046 £50 - £80 £80 LATE 19TH CENTURY BRASS CARRIAGE CLOCK the white enamel dial with numerals in black, with a presentation inscription dated 93, with a key, 13cm high
1047 £80 - £120 £90 ART DECO MANTEL CLOCK the arched silvered dial with Roman numerals, contained in an onyx case with lapis border, 21 cm x 32 cm
1048 £120 - £160 Unsold 20TH CENUTRY SHIP'S BRASS GIMBAL LAMP by Ilse D. Ammonsen, with incised maker's mark and sticker to base, 22cm high
1049 £250 - £350 £190 LONGCASE CLOCK OF EARLY 18TH CENTURY DESIGN The hood with swan neck pediment enclosing an enlarged arched brass dial with Roman and Arabic numerals with calendar aperture and 8 day movement, inscribe...
1050 £250 - £350 £280 19TH CENTURY SCOTTISH LONGCASE CLOCK the hood with swan neck pediment enclosing a painted enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and calendar dials with 8 day movement by Robe...