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FOUR MAGNIFYING GLASSES

Description: The two largest brass-mounted walnut; the smallest rosewood; the last brass with alligator-wrapped handle., 10 1/4 in., 11 1/2 in., 18 1/2 in. and 27 in. Categories: European Decorative Arts and Furniture Condition: No Entry: No Entry

Apr 23, 2017
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7839966
Five Fancy Magnifying Glasses

Description: one with ornate gold tone metal and mother-of-pearl handle, 15 in., [wear, scattered corrosion]; one with silver metal handle, (possibly made from a knife handle), 9-1/4 in., [dents, tarnish]; one with ornate gold tone metal and mother-of pearl handle, 11-1/2 in. [light wear]; one with ornate silver tone metal and mother-of-pearl handle, 14-1/2 in., [tarnish, light wear]; one gold tone handle shaped like a riding crop, 12 in., [glass out but present, tarnish]. Notes: Several of t...

Nov 21, 2016
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7725246
Two Antique Magnifying Glasses

Description: Two Antique Magnifying Glasses, large magnifying glass with gold and Mother of Pearl decorated handle, signed NULLBoyumNULL; large magnifying glass with gold and Mother of Pearl decorated handle, egg form end with swirl pattern; 12NULL and 13.75NULL long Categories: Collectibles Condition:

Jan 14, 2017
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8046683
Two English Magnifying Glasses

Description: 19th century, the first with sterling silver handle with hallmarks to handle; and the second with ivory and sterling handle having ram's head decoration, with marks for Sheffield, with sponsor's mark NULLCB.NULL Longer 10 in. Categories: Fine Jewelry and Timepieces Condition: Some splitting to ivory, dents to silver. This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Please refer to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.

Oct 01, 2016
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7525611
2 Novelty Magnifying Glasses

Description: One with jadeite handle, the other a NULLjockey through a tree.NULL Longest: 7NULL. Categories: Collectibles Condition:

Apr 23, 2017
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6712699
Three English Magnifying Glasses

Description: Three English Magnifying Glasses two having gold plated mounts. Estimate $ 200-400 Categories: European Decorative Arts and Furniture Condition: :

Apr 29, 2016
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TWO SILVER MAGNIFYING GLASSES

None the first mounted with a halved pale celadon jade bangle framing the glass and a pierced jade hair ornament to the handle, the silver incised with dragons, bats, and gourds, fitted with a rotating paper knife; the second with a tapering handle chased with dragons,

Sep 17, 2016
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7616742
Group of Four Magnifying Glasses

Description: inlaid wood and brass magnifying glass; antler handle with carved dog head magnifying glass; asian butterfly handled magnifying glass; sausage turned wood handle magnifying glass; , 2-1/2 in. to 19-7/8 in.. Provenance: Property from a Palm Beach, Florida Estate Categories: Condition: all in good condition

Mar 02, 2017
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6876013
Lot of 6 Antique Magnifying Glasses.

Description: Ranging in size from 8.5NULL to 13.5NULL. From a Harrison, NY estate. Condition: Good. Categories: European Decorative Arts and Furniture Condition: Good.

Feb 28, 2016
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7593931
3 Desktop Magnifying Glasses, inc. Silver

Description: Comprising an ebonized wood and silver circular example bearing Birmingham sterling hallmarks, a 1902 NULLCNULL date mark, and the NULLH.C.F.NULL maker's mark of Henry Charles Freeman, 12.75NULLL, approx. 0.8 ozt ; a brass crab-form magnifier, 5NULLW; and one of domed whit Categories: Silver & Vertu Condition:

Mar 19, 2017
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2273918
magnifying glasses, pair - Carl Auböck II

Austria, c. 1950 horn, brass, glass 8 w x 5½ d x ¼ h in (20 x 14 x 1 cm)

Oct 13, 2016
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7945958
THREE ANTIQUE MAGNIFYING GLASSES & A LETTER OPENER

Description: THREE ANTIQUE MAGNIFYING GLASSES, AND A LETTER OPENER, 4 PIECES:Three magnifying glasses, 2 with brass handles and 1 with a crystal handle. Together with 1 antler handle letter opener. Four pieces total. From the Estate of Daniel Clancy, Voltaire Place, Grosse Pointe Farms. Categories: European Decorative Arts and Furniture Condition: Good condition.

Nov 18, 2016
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7304615
Lot of two (2) antique magnifying glasses.

Description: Lot of two (2) antique magnifying glasses. One with horn, wood and brass handle, 10 inches long the other with carved ivory and Hardstone handle, 9-3/4 inches length. Unsigned. Typical yellowing and age cracks consistent with age. This item will only be shipped domestically and was legally imported into the United States. Shipping to California, New Jersey and New York is Not Available for this Lot. Shipping $45.00 Categories: Collectibles Condition: See lot description for deta...

Aug 26, 2015
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7981536
THREE 14K CARAT GOLD MOUNTED MAGNIFYING GLASSES AND A FRENCH GOLD-MOUNTED GLASS

Description: The three marked '14k'; comprising a circular glass with ring handle, another with folding handle and one rectangular with folding case; the French, unmarked, also with folding handle. 1 3.4 in. to 3 3/4 in. Categories: Silver & Vertu Condition: No Entry: No Entry

Oct 30, 2016
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4872712
HOOKE, ROBERT Micrographia, or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses

Lot 213 HOOKE, ROBERT Micrographia, or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses ... London: John Martyn, 1667. First edition, second issue (reissued with the title date altered from 1665, probably from the original sheets). Panelled calf of the period, spine simply gilt, lettering-piece in the second compartment. 11 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches (29 x 19 cm); the Royal Society imprimatur leaf, printed title, 2 ff. of dedicatory letters by Hooke to the King and to the ...

Nov 23, 2015
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6925211
A selection of late 19th to early 20th century lorgnettes and magnifying glasses. To include two pai

Description: BID ON THE-SALEROOMA selection of late 19th to early 20th century lorgnettes and magnifying glasses. To include two pairs of lorgnettes with floral and scroll engraved handles, a further pair of silver lorgnettes and two magnifying glasses. Length of magnifying glasses 5.3 and 6.2cms. Overall condition fair to good. Some surface scratches/ wear, discolouration and minor dents in keeping with general age and wear. Scratches and areas of discolouration to some of the frames. The hi...

Jan 25, 2016
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JADE MING-QING DYNASTY (1368-1911) TWO JADE-MOUNTED MAGNIFYING GLASSES AND A JADE AND SILVER-MOUNTED HAND MIRROR



Jul 13, 2017
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Carl Auböck - SIX DESK ARTICLES

comprising vase/paper holder, coin bank/magnifying glass, set of magnifying glasses, two paperweights, crane sculpture five impressed Auböck/Made in Austria brass, horn, patinated brass largest article (crane): 9 1/2  in. (24.1 cm.) wide circa 1955 circa 1955

Jun 06, 2017
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A MAHOGANY AND BRASS ARTICULATED CANDLESTICK ENGLAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY

A MAHOGANY AND BRASS ARTICULATED CANDLESTICK ENGLAND, LATE 18TH CENTURY Together with a lignum vitae pricket candlestick, two gallery magnifying glasses, a circular hand-mirror, and another mirror The articulated candlestick: 9 in. (23 cm.) high

Nov 22, 2016
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7714812
* An Italian Alligator Desk Set Width of desk pad 25 1/4 inches.

Description: * An Italian Alligator Desk Set 20th century comprising a blotter, a letter rack, a letter tray, a desk pad, a pen stand, a desk clock with Roman numeral hours, a calendar stand, two magnifying glasses and two letter openers, most items marked Giorgio's of Palm Beach/ Made in Italy; 11 items total. Width of desk pad 25 1/4 inches. Estimate $ 500-700 Property from the Collection of The Steins, Glencoe, Illinois Categories: European Decorative Arts and Furniture Condition: N...

Jan 24, 2017
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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan

THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892 THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892 THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892 THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES. GEORGE NEWNES, 1892 8vo, FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING (with "Violent Hunter" for "Violet Hunter" on p.317), half-title, numerous half-tone illustrations by Sidney Paget;  [ with :] The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes.  George Newnes, 1894 [1893] 8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-title, frontispiece and numero...

Dec 13, 2016
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JOAN RIVERS' FRENCH SILVER AND SILVER-MOUNTED DESK ACCESSORIES

JOAN RIVERS' FRENCH SILVER AND SILVER-MOUNTED DESK ACCESSORIES MARKS OF HERMES, BULGARI, CARTIER, AND OTHERS, 20TH CENTURY Comprising a Cartier silver model of a shopping bag, inscribed 'JOAN'S TRASH BAG' and 'HAPPY BIRTHDAY WITH LOVE EARLY AND JEAN PIERRE, 1973', marked 'Sterling' and on base ; a Bulgari silver letter opener, marked 'BVLGARI', Alessandria, post-1968 ; a pair of Z. Barraclough & Sons mother-of-pearl opera glasses; a gilt-metal lorgnette, marked '2035' ; and a small silvered-m...

Jun 22, 2016
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3084582
EXCEPTIONNEL MICROSCOPE MONOCULAIRE TÉLESCOPE LORGNETTE RIBRIGHT London, Ribright Optician, CIRCA1760. Microscope monoculaire télescope lorgnette combinés dans un élégant nécessaire de poche en argent et galuchat vert, signé Thomas Ribright (c. 1720-1780). Le présent modèle est un nécessaire à double usage avec la combinaison d'un télescope et d'un microscope, l'objet comprend un cylindre creux, muni à chaque extrémité d'une lentille, 8 objets destinés au microscope sont logés dans l'épaisseur du corps du cylindre: un porte-préparations languette avec trois lentilles de grossissement différent, un canif en écaille incrusté d'argent, une pince de précision, un porte-échantillon, une plaquette en ivoire, un porte-crayon, une paire de ciseaux, un diviseur. L'objet porte deux signatures: la première est gravée sur l'obturateur: RIBRIGHT OPTICIAN FECIT LONDON; la seconde est gravée sur le cylindre: BY E/Y KINGS ROYAL (Bel objet, fatigue de serrage suite à un manque de gainage cartonné à l'intérieur, le galuchat s'est rétracté avec le temps sur l'extérieur, les ciseaux sont de très belle facture mais probablement plus tardifs). AN EXCEPTIONNAL monocular microscope telescope LORGNETTE Ribright, CIRCA 1760. LONG. 11,5cm - DIAM. 3cm (LENGHT: 4 1/2 IN. - DIAM. 1 1/8 IN.)

Estimation : 15,000-30,000 Opticien et fabricant d'instruments scientifiques londonien actif entre1735 et1772. Ribright l'aîné commence son apprentissage auprès de Thomas III Sterrop dans les années 1727-34 avant de devenir maître en 1758-1760 de la compagnie des fabricants de lunettes (Spectacle Makers' Company). En tant que créateur d'instruments scientifiques, il occupa des fonctions officielles auprès du prince de Galles et du bureau de l'armement. Il forma huit apprentis, son fils Georg...

Oct 14, 2015
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7207268
A Small Engineering Tool, 19th century

Description: The brass tool with two small magnifying glasses, with ability to fit the lip of a desk, with original velvet lined box. Approx. 10 1/4 by 2 in., 26.1 by 5.1 cm. Categories: Collectibles Condition: References in the catalogue or condition reports to damage or restoration are for guidance only, are statements of opinion, and should not be treated as statementWaterford's shall have no responsibility for any error or omission in references to condition in descriptions or condition ...

Oct 24, 2015
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7445535
A Small Engineering Tool, 19th century

Description: The brass tool with two small magnifying glasses, with ability to fit the lip of a desk, with original velvet lined box. Approx. 10 1/4 by 2 in., 26.1 by 5.1 cm. Categories: Science, Clocks & Technology Condition: References in the catalogue or condition reports to damage or restoration are for guidance only, are statements of opinion, and should not be treated as statementWaterford's shall have no responsibility for any error or omission in references to condition in descriptio...

Jun 06, 2015
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5022369
MASKELYNE, Nevil (1732-1811). Series of thirteen autograph letters, twelve signed ('N. Maskelyne', once ‘Nevil Maskelyne’), eleven to Edward Pigott and two to John Goodricke, Greenwich, 9 April 1781 – 9 September 1799, occasional pencil additions in Pigott’s hand.

MASKELYNE, Nevil (1732-1811). Series of thirteen autograph letters, twelve signed ('N. Maskelyne', once ‘Nevil Maskelyne’), eleven to Edward Pigott and two to John Goodricke, Greenwich, 9 April 1781 – 9 September 1799, occasional pencil additions in Pigott’s hand. 27 pages in total , 4to and folio , chiefly on bifolia with address dockets (occasionally split at folds and small marginal losses, seal tears), laid into an album, quarter calf, marbled boards, folio . Provenance : Fairfax of Camer...

Dec 01, 2015
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MASKELYNE, Nevil (1732-1811). Series of thirteen autograph letters, twelve signed ('N. Maskelyne', once ‘Nevil Maskelyne’), eleven to Edward Pigott and two to John Goodricke, Greenwich, 9 April 1781 – 9 September 1799, occasional pencil additions in Pigott’s hand.

MASKELYNE, Nevil (1732-1811). Series of thirteen autograph letters, twelve signed ('N. Maskelyne', once ‘Nevil Maskelyne’), eleven to Edward Pigott and two to John Goodricke, Greenwich, 9 April 1781 – 9 September 1799, occasional pencil additions in Pigott’s hand. 27 pages in total , 4to and folio , chiefly on bifolia with address dockets (occasionally split at folds and small marginal losses, seal tears), laid into an album, quarter calf, marbled boards, folio . Provenance : Fairfax of Camer...

Dec 01, 2015
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