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Bonhams merged with Phillips in 2002.

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Last updated 13 January 2017

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[Bonhams]: The Nicholas Radeloff Rolling Ball Clock
O/P. A 10-page catalogue, with 6 photographs, for a single item - the Nicholas Raedaloff of Schleswig rolling ball clock dated 1660. The clock has a cross-beat escapement and is powered by a rolling ball which provides a constant torque and improves timekeeping. The clock was discovered in England and owned for many years by Hans von Bertele of Austria. Only three clocks of this type are known. Very good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 04/11/1998 ] (Ref: A176)

Price: 12.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Clocks and Barometers
O/P. 140 lots all illustrated in colour. The sale included a rare 17th century provincial longcase clock and a good selection of English bracket clocks. A good copy. Card covers. [Sale @ New Bond Street, London 03/12/2002] (Ref: A84)

Price: 4.00

[Bonhams]: Watches
O/P. 179 lots of pocket and wristwatches, many illustrated in colour. The sale included a fine early 20th century pocket watch with one-minute tourbillon and Earnshaw type spring detent escapement, as well as several lots of antique horological tools. A good copy with annotations in ink, card covers. [Sale @ Geneva 17/05/2004] (Ref: A86)

Price: 4.00

[Bonhams]: Morse to Marconi and Scientific Instruments
O/P. 248 lots, most illustrated in colour. An interesting collection of artifacts and ephemera relating to the invention of telegraphy and the telephone. The star of the instrument section was a pair of globes by Vincenzo Coronelli. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 03/06/2004] (Ref: A378)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Watches and Wristwatches
O/P. 247 lots, most illustrated in colour. The pocket watches included an example by Larcum Kendall with cylinder escapement dated 1776. The wristwatches included examples by all the famous makers. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New Bond Street, London 23/11/2004] (Ref: A379)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Scientific and Marine
O/P. 230 lots, most illustrated in colour. An interesting catalogue with barometers, scientific instruments, marine paintings and some fine ship models. A very good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 21/03/2007] (Ref: A385)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Clocks and Barometers
O/P. 129 lots, most illustrated in colour. The quarter chiming 'first period' skeleton clock by James Condliff of Liverpool caught my attention as did a fine flatbed turret clock by Loseby of Leicester, and a winged lantern clock by Cruttenden of York. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New Bond Street, London 17/06/2008] (Ref: A368)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Clocks and Barometers
O/P. 149 lots, most illustrated in colour. There were two turret clocks in this sale, by Vulliamy, London and Joseph Stockford, Thame as well as the usual selection of good lantern bracket and longcase clocks. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New Bond Street, London 09/12/2008] (Ref: A369)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Clocks and Barometers
O/P. 132 lots, most illustrated in colour. The items included a fine lacquered bracket clock by Joseph Windmills, a unique weight driven skeleton clock invented by James wright and made by Jepson in 1826 and a barometer by Benjamin Huntsman of Doncaster - best known today for his pioneering work on cast steel manufacturing. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New Bond Street, London 07/07/2009] (Ref: A90)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: The Michael Bennett-Levy Early Technology Sale
O/P. 758 lots, most illustrated in colour. An eclectic sale including clocks, marine and scientific items, mechanical music, and a good section on early television and television literature. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 30/09/2009] (Ref: A380)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments
O/P. 141 lots, most illustrated in colour. An interesting scientific instrument section with a selection of sandglasses, English and French sundials, a Newtonial telescope on Tulley stand by Cary of London, and a Gunter quadrant dated 1632. The musical section included several fine musical snuff boxes. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 21/04/2010] (Ref: A89)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Magnificent Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata
O/P. 41 lots lots, all illustrated in colour. Fine items - orchestrions, musical snuff boxes, cylinder and disc music boxes, including some from the Mark Yaffe collection. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York 07/10/2010] (Ref: A382)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Mechanical Music and Scientific Instruments
O/P. 121 lots, most illustrated in colour. The sale included musical automatons, a free-standing silver bird automaton, lots of music boxes, Maelzel's prototype metronome, an Elliott Brothers Lord's calculator and a Powell and Lealand No. 1 microscope. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 03/11/2010] (Ref: A370)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Clocks and Barometers
O/P. 165 lots, most illustrated in colour. The Patek Philippe items included a rare rose gold chronograph wristwatch and the pocket watch section included a rare half-quarter repeating duplex example in gold pair case. The clocks included English regulators by Dent, Josiah Emery and Richard Bridgeman. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York 07/12/2010] (Ref: A371)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Clocks, Watches and the John Wilding Collection
O/P. 447 lots, most illustrated in colour. The unique part of this sale was the 26 clocks made by John Wilding, the prototypes for his many articles on clock design and construction. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 24/05/2011] (Ref: A383)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Mechanical Music & Scientific Instruments
O/P. 209 lots, most illustrated in colour. A good selection of microscopes, divers helmets, and a rare armillary sphere by George Adams. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ Knightsbridge, London 09/11/2011] (Ref: A372)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Watches, Wristwatches and Clocks
O/P. 163 lots, most illustrated in colour. French clocks, European pocket watches and fine Swiss wristwatches. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York & San Francisco 08/12/2011] (Ref: A373)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Clocks, Barometers & Scientific Instruments
O/P. 134 lots, most illustrated in colour. This sale included a rare walnut musical longcase clock with interchangeable cylinders, the dial engraved Thomas Tompion, London. Also for sale were two table clocks by Edward East, and a rare English horary quadrant dated 1396. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New Bond Street, London 13/12/2011] (Ref: A374)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Clocks
O/P. 158 lots, most illustrated in colour. An interesting sale, strong on English items, including 3 night watchman's by Vulliamy, a fabulous mucisal clock by James, Cox, a table regulator by James Condliff and a rare regulator by J B Dancer (better known for his scientific instruments. A good copy, a few annotations in text, card covers. [Sale @ New Bond Street, London 12/12/2012] (Ref: A425)

Price: 5.00

[Bonhams]: Fine Watches, Wristwatches and Clocks
O/P. 169 lots, most illustrated in colour. The majority of the items for sale were wristwatches. A good copy, card covers. [Sale @ New York, San Francisco & Los Angeles 13/12/2012] (Ref: A375)

Price: 5.00


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