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Fabulous and large Silver Deck Watch – Ulysse Nardin, Switzerland, 1940

Very rare and large deck watch in a solid silver 925 case made by Ulysse Nardin. Stored in a three tier mahogany deck box with key lined with purple baize. Blue steel hands. The clean white dial displays black Roman numerals, sub-seconds at the bottom and a power reserve indicator. The 24 is marked in red to indicate when the watch should be wound. The movement is hand wounded. Time will be set by pressing the button near 11 Read More...

A Swiss Goldschmid pocket barometer, signed “Th. Usteri-Reinacher, Zurich, N. 3435”

A Goldschmid pocket barometer, Swiss, late 19th century, signed “Th. Usteri-Reinacher, Zurich, N. 3435” This beautifully constructed aneroid barometer is contained in a shaped pebbled-leather covered (case not complete), and consists of a 8 cm diameter lacquered brass drum, height 7 cm. There’s a readout magnifier, a lateral thermometer and a rotating top with a correction parameters’ table (with an humidity stain on it). It looks complete to me but it’s not tested. Invented by the instrument maker J. Goldschmid c. 1857, the Read More...

Heuer Stopwatch Heuer Ref, 513.202 Pocket Watch 1/5 Second 60 Minute Vintage 1970

Offered for sale;Vintage Swiss made Heuer stopwatch, circa 1970s the dial markedHEUERMADE IN SWITZERLAND 1/5 second recorder, 60 seconds; 60 minute register 7 jewel shock protected movement, runs over 24 hours, two button hands control.Age wear to the black bezel, rim of dial scraped at 50, otherwise in excellent condition with no damage or repair.2,1/16″ or 53mm diameter Guaranteed old and original. Read More...

DENTAL GUAGES FOR POSTS MADE BY CENORES & METAUX SA BIENNE

 4 guages attached to a brass frame for the dentist to size the required post Read More...

~GOOD PART SET OF von RAPPARD SLIDES-BOXED~

A near complete boxed set of miscellaneous Conrad von Rappard paper covered slides. Black and gold paper and hand writing indicative of the preparer c.1860. Numbers 1, 14 and 21 missing. Hand writing matches even on slides not using his trademark labels ( in French). Subject matter is mostly marine. Original box numbered 4, Preparations, Mscs. 21/24 in total. Labels and subject matter in good condition ( a couple re-numbered and one re-labelled ). Slides measure 2 5/8 x Read More...

A VERY NICE COLLECTION OF VINTAGE AND ANTIQUE OPISOMETERS OR MAP MEASURERS

Offered for sale is an unusual collection of sixteen(16) opisometers or map measurers. One has a compass on the reverse side. Opisometers were used to determine mileage on a map using the scale noted on the map. Most of the examples date from the first 2/3 of the 20th century, many are before WWII. Some are very finely made by companies which also make watches. Makers/Sellers include: Alexander Manchester, Minerva Switzerland, Dietzgen Switzerland, Wanderer Germany, HC France, Tacho Germany, Read More...