Browse Listings in Maritime > Instruments

16 listings found. Showing results 1 to 10
Very fine brass astronomical equinoctial ring with two brass circles.

Very fine brass astronomical equinoctial ring with two brass circles with engraved foliage decoration, signed "Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas Delure A Paris", on the han...

$8000 / ≈ €7486
Maker / Publisher: JEAN-BAPTISTE NICOLAS DELURE À PARIS
Place & Date: Paris, undated, ca. 1690

 


A cordiform - heart-shaped - horary quadrant marked with Gunter scales.

A small and charming but very fine heart-shaped horary quadrant marked with Gunter scales. The scales are very finely engraved on both sides.The quadrant was a very pract...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1720-1760

 


Marine parallel rulers in brass.

Very fine marine parallel rulers in brass. The parallel ruler is the oldest and most traditional way to measure and trace routes and bearings. The principle is simple: t...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1880

 


Early 19th century magnetic dry card compass with wooden bowl,

Brass dry rose marine compass, in its mahogany case. The mariner's compass, which enabled mariners to know the direction in which they were sailing, has always been one o...

$2900 / ≈ €2714
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1800

 


Inverted nautical Compass, called "mouchard" (~ "spy")

Inverted maritime compass called "mouchard" (spy) in wood and brass, signed "A Van Vastenhoud In Amsterdam". This type of compass was found in the cap...

$8500 / ≈ €7954
Maker / Publisher: VAN VASTENHOUD, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1780

 


Mariner’s compass

Inverted compass called "snitch" in wood painted in imitation of tortoiseshell and brass, signed "Ing MANN Maker Water Street Liverpool".

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: MANN
Place & Date: Liverpool, ca. 1785

 


A ship's hour glass.

Maritime hourglass with blown glass bulbs, orange sand, junction ring covered with cord, the circular ebony frame with six turned baluster columns. The invention of the ...

$2400 / ≈ €2246
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Germany, ca. 1750

 


Nocturlabe in boxwood and brass.

Nocturlabe in boxwood and brass, the wheels maintained by a central nut presenting an annual calendar divided into months and days, an hour disc and a mobile alidade, the...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: UNKNOWN
Place & Date: England, ca. 1700

 


Steel compass with a gilded radiating pattern.

Steel compass with a gilded radiating pattern.Provenance : Collection Henri-Claude Randier.

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1760

 


Nocturnal in boxwood and brass.

Nocturlabe in boxwood and brass, the wheels maintained by a central nut presenting an annual calendar divided into months and days, an hour disc and a mobile alidade, the...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: COOPER, Th.
Place & Date: England, Thomas Cooper, dated 1701