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Fairly scarce early to mid 1800’s surveying tool with original hand carved wooden box by Samuel Thaxter. Samuel Thaxter was born in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1769 and died in Boston in 1842. He is first listed in the 1796 Boston Directory as a mathematical instrument ma...
Samuel Thaxter & Sons Surveying Compass Instrument Old Tool Boston Massachusetts
Dimensions: 30” tall, length over shaft 29”, 15” dia. dog-tail spoke flywheel, further description to follow. Riding cut-off crankshaft Governor . One of the most esthetically pleasing vertical steam engines we have offered . It will run on a few pounds of air for demon...
Ca. 1887 OLDS 3-4 HP VERTICAL STEAM SHOP ENGINE ORIGINAL PATINA & BRIGHTWORK
This listing is for a rare and early, likely early to mid 1880s, W & LE GURLEY Vernier Transit Compass in original case with additional prism tool in original leather case. This instrument comes in its original wooden case (strap is broken, unsure if it is original...
RARE 1880s W&LE GURLEY Vernier Transit Compass in Orig Case w Prism Survey Tool
Holtzer Cabot Bipolar Electric Motor Dynamo 1890’s Restored. This is a beautifully restored rare early 1890’s Holtzer Cabot dynamo ready to make a wonderful display in office or home. Approximate dimensions 19” long 12” wide 14” tall I have not tried to run it but have...
Holtzer Cabot Bipolar Electric Motor Dynamo 1890’s Restored
This antique set has 9 brass and steel instruments including, ebony and bovine bone pens and dividers as well as an ebony and brass parallel rule that is etched with the illegible owners name and the date of 1806. The black shagreen etui or case is in only fair conditio...
Antique Shagreen drawing tool case w/tools C 1806 Engineer Architect Navigator
All original out of the barn antique Westinghouse DC motor / dynamo with large cast brass tag. Approximate dimensions 24” long 15” wide 17” tall. It’s heavy so it will be professionally mounted on pallet shipped by motor carrier or you can pick up locally. Flat shipping...
Westinghouse ca. 1897 Direct Current Motor / Dynamo - Antique Rare 2.5 HP
THATCHER'S CALCULATING INSTRUMENT (cylindrical slide rule) Model 4012 Manufactured by Keuffel & Esser Co. NY Superb condition with just some minor yellowing. This probably came with a mountable magnifier, but it is missing. Original manual is included. There is one...
Antique 1910 "Thatcher's Calculating Instrument" Keuffel & Esser Co Excellent!
Description: Fine details include four vertical mounted 6” tall 3.5” dia. coils each with heavy brass 4.25 “ dia. brass end-plates, arranged in pairs 9” square, each with 1 3/8”dia. center steel cores {each tested for conductivity} . All mounted on and through a 14...
1880 QUADRA-COIL ELECTRO-MAGNETIC DEMONSTRATION DEVICE EX-SMITH COLLEGE LAB
Very old Johnson Unimotor great for restoration needs. Recent estate find, the flywheel turns by hand. It has compression, but is strictly "As Found" restoration project. It is too big and heavy to ship so it is sold for pick up at my Adamstown Renningers loca...
1920's JOHNSON UTILIMOTOR Waukegan Illinois Hit Miss Engine Restoration Project
Extremely rare Russian brass protractor engraved with very nice calligraphy in cyrillic: Timofey Solovyev S( ankt ) Peter( s )burg 1895 g(oda ) No. 430.Item is in excellent condition, see the photos.c. 17,8 x 12,8 cmRegistered priority shipping worldwide USD 30Payment P...
Antique Russian Protractor, Drafting,TIMOFEY SOLOVYEV Sankt Petersburg 1895
his is a beautiful mountain size (smaller) Keuffel & Esser Saegmueller solar transit, this is one of only a few of this type known to exist. This transit has the addition of “twisted frame” standards and disappearing cross hairs. The optics and cross hairs are in gr...
1908 Keuffel & Esser Saegmueller Solar Transit, Twisted Frame, Mountain Size
VINTAGE PORTHOLE BRASS CASE GENERAL MACHINERY CORP STEAMSHIP REVOLUTION COUNTER. USED ON STEAMSHIPS, MAYBE LOCOMOTIVES STEAM ENGINES. MEASURES 3-1/2" X 9-1/2" DIA. FACE . ALL ITEMS ON MY SITE ARE GUARANTEE TO BE 100% VINTAGE, AND NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Please emai...
VINTAGE PORTHOLE BRASS CASE GENERAL MACHINERY CORP STEAMSHIP REVOLUTION COUNTER
Antique English Shagreen Etui, Drafting Tools Kit, Architect or Cartography Necessaire Antique English Shagreen Etui, Drafting Tools Kit, Architect or Cartography Necessaire All items and photos are the express property of Antiques & Uncommon Treasure. No reproducti...
Antique Georgian Shagreen Etui, Drafting Tools Kit, Architect or Cartography Box
This listing is for a really neat and early signed JH Steward The Steward Surveing Telemeter tool in original leather case. This tool is signed JH Steward 406 Strand London #653. The original leather case on this tool is in nice shape with some light age wear, but the l...
RARE Antique JH Steward Surveying Telemeter Surveyor Tool w Case Range Finder
19th century 4' land measurer. Old repair. Remnants of white milk paint. Pine.
19th Century Land Measurer
Check out my 100% Positive Feedback. You will not be disappointed!----- ----- -----Slide Rule: Thacher's Calculating Instrument, Model 4012, Serial No. 1680, Made by the Keuffel & Esser Co., N.Y.----- ----- -----Comes with brand new (republished) book that provides...
Antique Keuffel & Esser Hoboken, New Jersey Thacher's Calculating Instrument
Ross slide rule bracket, desk mount with dull nickel plated brass screw on top, steel thumbscrew below. original black paint has some chipping and wear with the metal showing having surface rust or possibly a few touches of rust a little deeper but all cleanable. Has th...
Ross Precision Computer Stand Circular Slide Rule Bracket Rare
We are pleased to be able to offer this fine, highly collectable and wonderful condition Chesterman surveyor / Gunter chain. This chain is 33 feet in length (2 poles) with all iron links intact and with all 5 original tally tags. Each swivel brass handle is marked 2P (p...
RARE 33 foot / 2 Pole LAND SURVEYOR / GUNTER CHAIN, Chesterman, circa 1870
Antique Georgian Shagreen Etui, Drafting Tools Kit, Architect or Cartography Box - inherited from my Grandparents. Antique drafting tools in shagreen case, etui, "necessaire", c.1770-1820 Marketed first in England, but made in either England or France. Tools w...
Antique Georgian Shagreen Etui, Drafting Tools Kit, Architect or Cartography Box
French Surveying Compass Solid brass Vintage - circa 1860-1880 Lift up sights Bubble levels (2) Silver scale 360 degrees Tripod fixture Approx. 11 cm / 4 inches diameter Overall height 21 cm / 6.5 inches including tripod fixture Wooden box shown included (approx 6 in wi...
French Surveying Compass 1860-1880
First Generation Electrical Engineering Brass Badge from JNO Martin & Company. JNO installed the Westinghouse Dynamos, Knife Switches & Rheostat's for the 1891/2 Pomona Power Plant. Small but Significant . 4" X 2 1/4" The Pomona Water Power Plant was b...
Antique Dynamo Early Electrical Badge Pomona Powerplant L.A CA 1891 Westinghouse
Before you send me the messages I DONT KNOW WHAT I AM TALKING ABOUT .... YOU ARE RIGHT! If you know let me know and I will update the listing not trying to deceive anyone.Its marked 1984 both on the transit and the wood plate it sits on .... Hope one of my dads things f...
Warren Knight architects surveying TRANSIT Theodolite Surveyor model # 1984
Vintage A.R. & J.E. MEYLAN Triple Range Model 4800 Hand Held Tachometer with Case in good used condition. Not sure if it is complete. Comes with everything seen in photos. Case shows wear. Dial has been tested and spins. See all photos. If you have any questions ple...
Vintage A.R. & J.E. MEYLAN Triple Range Model 4800 Hand Held Tachometer w/Case
A rare instrument signed by Venturini and dated 1779 : “Julianas Venturini” and “fect Romae 1779”.The instrument is fairly complete with its two original glasses and the two parts of the level itself. Are lacking the screws fixing the two piece of brass and part of the...
A scarce Cased Water Level In Brass And Glass By Venturini In Rome – 1779
Rare antique Automatic Micrometer cast iron inspection tool. Shipped with USPS Parcel Select Ground.
Rare antique Automatic Micrometer cast iron inspection tool
Brooklyn Bridge original drawing 1867. Framed by Whitney Museum Great piece of American memorabilia - original drawing of Brooklyn Bridge (East river bridge). Panoramic side view and top view. Neat conversation starter, dated 1867 year and framed by Whitney museum of Am...
Brooklyn Bridge original drawing 1867. Framed by Whitney Museum
Antique Westinghouse Electric Motor 3hp, 3 phase, 200v, 1700rmp. Patent dates: May 1, 1888; May 4, 1897; March 1, 1898; August 30, 1898 and last one is September 26, 1899. Motor was completely taken down to bare metal and painted in black lacquer. Armature was disassemb...
Antique Westinghouse Electric Motor 3hp 3ph 1899 Early Tesla Era Swam Hanover PA
Here we have an antique English 18th century brass universal equinoctial dial, the silvered compass rose in a brass case surrounded by a folding hour ring, latitude arc and gnomon, 4" (10cm.) wide in a fishskin covered case.Provenance: Sotheby's October 1992 012Not...
Antique English Brass Universal Equinoctial Dial Cased, 18th Century
Antique dividers 7 stk
Antique dividers 7 stk
1885 PATENT POLYGRAPH CO. PHILA. POLYGRAPH DRAWING DRAFTING INSTRUMENT. Solid brass, as found, would look great polished up, but I know that this is a personal preference and will let new owner finish to their taste. Shipped with USPS mail
1885 PATENT POLYGRAPH CO. PHILA. POLYGRAPH DRAWING DRAFTING INSTRUMENT
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