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Catalogue of Astronomical Instruments, Portrait Miniatures, Objects of Vertu, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1333
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
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Total pages: 9 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Mar. 17th, 1938
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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Sale largely comprises collections of sundials, astrolabes and other scientific instruments. Lots 1-38, the Property of Monsieur Henri Michel, 54 Rue de Fenbosch, Brussels. These include several sundials, both permanenet and portable, by well known makers including the following; D.Beringer; Reinman, Nurnberg; B.Battini; Charles Bloud, Dieppe; Johann Willebrand, in Augsburg; Josep Toaldus; Butterfield; Barradelle, Paris; C.Langlois, Paris; Nic. Bion, Paris; Chapotot, Paris; Norry.
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Catalogue of Objects of Vertu, Oriental Ivories, Watches, Miniatures, Jewels, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1331
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 6 (horological) Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 17th Feb. 1938
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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The bulk of the horological lots are made up of the Property of Capt. E.L.Gruning, 74 Bedford Court Mansions, W.C. (Lots 124-157). Several lots with 2 or more watches or movements. Among the watches and movements sold are examples by the following makers: Barwise, Breguet, Dwerrihouse & Carter, Eardley Norton, Viner, Tregent, McCabe, Hornby, Tompion & Banger, Prior, Mudge & Dutton, Ralph Gout (stop watch), Markwick Markham, Ellicott, Tobias Katzenberger, Courvoisier,James Cox, Quare, John Pepys, Robert Molyneux, P & A Guye.
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Catalogue of Valuable Objects of Vetu, Old English Silver Etc.

Catalogue no: 1330
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 2 horological Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 9th Dec. 1937
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Poor, some staining
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Sale with 4 lots of horological interest as follows; Lot 28. A gold watch by Bank, London with pinchbeck Chatelaine Lot 29. A Watch, by George Clark, London, made for the Turkish market. Lot 30. An interesting 16th Century silver Watch, oval case, probably made for the Eastern market Lot 31. A 16th Century Watch by Robert Grinkin, 1554 Ilbert notes on each lot with prices realised
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Catalogue of Old English Silver, also of Objects of Vertu, Jewels, Miniatures, Portable Sundials, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1329
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
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Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 4th Nov., 1937
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Poor, rust around staples
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Sale with 15 lots of horological interest as follows; Lots 103-115, an Interesting Collection of Portable Sundials of Various types; The Property of a Gentleman. The portable dials are constructed from either brass or ivory and include examples by the following makers; N. Bion A PARIS Piochat A PARIS Le Maire, PARIS Andre Vogler Saiseur des Compas a Augsburg Johann Willibrand in Augsburg Johan Schrettegger, Augsburg Chapotot a Paris Jaques Tuecard, Dieppe Charles Bloud a Dieppe D. Stephanus FF 1587
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Catalogue of Continental Pottery and Faience, English and Continental Pottery and Porcelain, Antique and Continental Furniture

Catalogue no: 1326
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 4th June, 1937
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: All pages without horological interest removed
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One lot only of horological interest, as follows; Lot 64. A Bracket Clock in ebonised case, by Joseph Knibb, London. Ilbert notes, "Webster
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Catalogue of Valuable Old English Silver, Gold Plate, Objects of Vertu, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1327
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 4 Illustrations: 11 Language(s): English Publication date: 10th June, 1937
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Good
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Sale includes "Objects of Vertu. The Property of a Gentleman. A Fine Collection of Early Watches of the 16th Century, and Other Works of Art." There are 19 lots of horological interest with examples illustrated of interesting early watches of oval, square, octagonal and cruciform shape. Examples included by makers such as Vallin: Moyse, Blois; Peter Hele, Nuremburg; Bergier, Paris. Ilbert notes on each lot in pencil (not always complimentary, eg. "Fake throughout", "Hopeless"). Prices realised and some buyers noted. Last horological lot as follows;
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One page from auction catalogue

Catalogue no: 1328
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
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Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 2nd July, 1937
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Single page, ragged along tear
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A single page torn from this auction catalogue with one lot of horological interest as follows; Lot 84. A Small Mantel Clock, by Breguet, no.11, in a glass and ormolu case of rectangular form. Ilbert notes: "c.1788. Detent. 4 unused holes in back, 30 hour I believe.
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Catalogue of Modern Jewels, Objects of Vertu, Watches, Rings, Miniatures, Ivories, Enamels Etc.

Catalogue no: 1325
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 5 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 3rd June, 1936
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: All pages other than horology interest removed
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A Collection of Old Watches. The Property of the late Francis B. Andrews, President of the Birmingham Archaeological Society. The collection sold in 29 lots with a further 5 lots of horological interest. Prices realised plus buyers noted by Ilbert with other comments. Among the watches sold are examples by Tompion (0705), Delander, Breguet (Subscription No. 2118), Breguet repeater, S. Rentsch repeater, Thomas Earnshaw (gold chronometer), Litherland, Roskell.
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Catalogue of English and other Porcelain, Needlework Pictures, French and English Works of Art, Furniture, Etc.

Catalogue no: 1324
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
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Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 9th Apr., 1936
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: One page only of catalogue remaining
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One lot only of horological interest, as follows; Lot 130. Fine Bracket Clock, by Joseph Knibb, in a well figured walnut case - (Ilbert notes; "
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Catalogue of Valuable Modern Jewels, Furs, Objects of Vertu, Watches

Catalogue no: 1323
Dewey No: Subject(s): Courtenay Ilbert Archive
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 3 (watches) Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 7th April, 1937
Editor: Publisher: Sotheby & Co.
Dimensions: 245mm x 150mm Condition: Good, non horological pages removed
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Sale including watches, watch movements and watch cocks, lots 92-108, The Property of H. Harris Esq. Pencil and ink annotations by Ilbert (mostly "No interest"), prices reached and name of buyers. Lots appear mostly unremarkable. Lot 108 is a fine silver watch by Daniel Quare (Ilbert comments, "No number, 10 to 1 not Quare").
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