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[Christie's]: The Celebrated Collection of English and Continental Clocks formed by the late Courtnay A. Ilbert, Esq., F.B.H.I.
O/P. 96 pages, 26 b&w plates, 1 colour plate, 1958. The Christie's sale catalogue (illustrated) for the famous Ilbert collection; the collection was sold to the British Museum prior to the auction. A good copy, the boards a little discoloured. Hardback. [Sale @ King Street, London 6 & 7/11/1958] (Ref: A201)

Price: 10.00

[Christie's]: Fine Full Size and Model Engines and Ship Models
O/P. 312 lots, some illustrated. The sale included full size and model traction engines, Napoleonic era prisoner of war bone ship models, scratch built railway engine models, and 20th century ship models. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Brighton & Hove Engineerium 04/04/1977] (Ref: A197)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: The Mostyn Tompion
O/P. The auction catalogue for a single item - the famous year-going spring driven table clock made by Thomas Tompion for William III. The catalogue has 12 photographs of the clock and 4 pages of description and provenance. Prior to the sale taking place the clock was sold to the British Museum. A good copy, card covers now worn and marked. [Sale @ King Street, London 14/07/1982] (Ref: AW242)

Price: 15.00

[Christie's]: Fine Watches and Clocks
O/P. 161 lots, some illustrated. A good selection of American watches, European carriage clocks, and European watches. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York 28/06/1983] (Ref: A463)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Fine Watches, Clocks and Scientific Instruments
O/P. 237 lots, some illustrated. Highlight of the sale was a French early 17th century gilt brass table clock with minute hand, calendar and alarm. Other items included a rare pocket chronometer by Albert Potter, a fine quarter repeating musical watch with automaton by Henry Capt, and a fine German astrolabe dated 1524. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York 24/10/1983] (Ref: A482)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Clocks, Watches and an Early Automaton figure
O/P. 189 lots, some illustrated. Watches included a watch and chatelaine by Ellicott, London and several pocket chronometers. The clocks included an early tabernacle clock, carriage clocks and a good selection of English longcase and bracket clocks. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street, 25/10/1983] (Ref: A483)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Scientific Instruments, Watches and Clocks
O/P. 208 lots, some illustrated. Longcase clocks included 3 Tompions, a William Clement, a Joseph Knibb and a rare electric clock by Alexander Bain. Highlight of the scientific section was a gilt compendium dial by Erasmus Habermel circa 1580. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street 24/11/1983] (Ref: A484)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Clocks and Watches
O/P. 242 lots, some illustrated. Another interesting auction catalogue with fine clocks by Thomas Cole, James McCabe, Brockbanks, Windmills and a rare miniature longcase timepiece by Joseph Knibb with provenance back to James Watt Junior. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street 08/03/1984] (Ref: A485)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Fine Watches, Clocks and Scientific Instruments
O/P. 269 lots, some illustrated. A rare small gilt brass drum clock from the 1530's and an astronomical clockwatch from the early 17th century were among the highlights of the watch section; the scientific section included a fine collection of sundials of various types. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York 18/04/1984] (Ref: A486)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Scientific Instruments, Clocks and Watches
O/P. 229 lots, some illustrated. 'Boys Toys' galore, including an early surveyor's quadrant and geometric square, a Breguet table regulator and a silver mounted tortoiseshell bracket clock by Davis of London. The chronometer section included items by Arnold, Breguet, Berthoud, and Thomas Earnshaw; plus pocket chronometers by Charles Frodsham, James Hatton and John Roger Arnold. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street 23/05/1984] (Ref: A487)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Barometers, Clocks and Watches
O/P. 262 lots, some illustrated. This sale included several enamel watches, the cases in the form of a musical instrument, as well as fine English bracket and longcase clocks. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street 24/07/1984] (Ref: A489)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Watches and Clocks
O/P. 161 lots, many illustrated. A walnut longcase clock by Windmills, a mahogany longcase regulator by Vulliamy, an 8-day marine chronometer by Robert Roskell Liverpool, and a gold quarter-repeating pocket watch by LeRoy - what more could a boy want? A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street, London 07/03/1985] (Ref: A349)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Fine Scientific Instruments, Clocks and Watches
O/P. 356 lots, many illustrated. The scientific instruments section included many sundials as well as medical instruments, drawing instruments, microscopes and two astrolabes. Clocks included a fine Ellicott longcase regulator, the pocket watches included many enamelled examples. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York 03/04/1985] (Ref: A490)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Watches and Clocks
O/P. 201 lots, many illustrated. Marine chronometers by Breguet, Kullberg, and Arnold plus an interesting selection of English bracket clocks including an early ebonised example by John Gwilt, London the case showing Knibb influence. A good copy, a few annotations in text, card covers. [Sale @ King Street, London 08/05/1985] (Ref: A350)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Clocks, Watches and Marine Chronometers
O/P. 176 lots, many illustrated. The chronometers included examples by Kullberg and Arnold. Other items of interest were a longcase regulator with a Ritchie type pendulum, a George Graham longcase and a rare early gold and emanel miniature watch by Maupas, Blois. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street 17/07/1985] (Ref: A491)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Clocks, Watches and Marine Chronometers
O/P. 161 lots, some illustrated. A good selection of British and European clocks and English chronometers. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street 16/10/1985] (Ref: A492)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Clocks and Watches
O/P. 131 lots some illustrated. Highlight of the sale was a grande sonnerie table clock by Thomas Tompion, presented by William III to the Duke of Tuscany circa 1700. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street 26/11/1985] (Ref: A493)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Scientific and Medical Instruments including Barometers
O/P. 259 lots, some illustrated. A fascinating sale of fine scientific instruments. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ South Kensington 12/12/1985] (Ref: A494)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Clocks and Watches
O/P. 117 lots, some illustrated. The sale included a fine longcase regulator by Lepaute and an interesting early longcase clock by Edmund Appley of Charing Cross. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ King Street, London 28/05/1986] (Ref: A241)

Price: 5.00

[Christie's]: Fine Watches, Clocks, Scientific Instruments and Related Books
O/P. 416 lots, most illustrated. Interesting scientific instruments, rare books, clocks and pocket watches from America and Europe. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York 17/06/1986] (Ref: A495)

Price: 5.00


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