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Industry Science & Technology — McKenzies Auctioneers


Auction House:McKenzies Auctioneers
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
Category:Industry Science & Technology

*** An impressive elephant tusk dinner gong and striker, the tusks measuring approximately 94 cm each, mounted with a custom teak base. Diameter of gong: 40 cm. ***
*** A rare taxidermy Bengal tiger with rare original taxidermy label, tiger mounted 1937 van-Ingen and van-Ingen Mysore, south India length 265 cm (head to tip of tail) width 180 cm (paw to paw) ***
*** A rare taxidermy Bengal tiger skin, c1920's British Colonial India, fierce open mouth, naturalistic glass eyes, mounted, claws on original cloth mount length 300 cm. Width 167 cm ***
*** Rare Ell's patent Safecheck gold Changer, c. 1905-1910, mahogany case, brass mechanism, manufactured W.H. Ell & Co London, these mechanical gold changing machines were, placed around taverns, early 20th century, used, for changing gold sovereigns (full or half) into smaller denominations. Height 41 cm ***
*** Western Australian Fossil Crinoid Jimbacrinus Bostocki, Cundlego, formation Gascoyne Junction West. Australia late Artinskian Permian period 284 - 275 million years ago. Height 13.5 cm. Length 18.5 cm. Note: This is the only known specimen with a growth attached to one of its tentacles ***
*** A taxidermy mounted leopard pelt with head, c.1920's, with leather and felt backing, length 185 cm ***
*** A mahogany veneered two tiered apothecary's box, the lower tier housing a drawer with divisions. The upper section divided to hold various bottles etc. The box is complete with its original medicinal contents ***
*** A Georgian mahogany Pyramid case brass microscope late 18th century the case contains extra lenses, slides and various accessories case. Height 44 cm ***
*** A taxidermy lioness pelt with mounted head, early 20th century mounted on cloth backing length 230 cm ***
*** Giant silvered dial, mahogany wheel barometer c.1845, signed C. Donvell with thermometer, butlers mirror, hygrometer, and spirit level, mercury mechanism. Height 128 cm ***
*** Indo-Persian spice/Medicine cabinet late 19th century, teak with 18 drawers, panelled sides, brass mounts and ring drop-handles (lower two handles later replacements) height: 99 cm; width 82 cm;. Depth 50 cm ***
*** Set of portable gold miners scales, mid to late 19th century, brass and oak case, stamped, WandT Avery, patent, late T. Beach, collapsible mechanism with weights. Height 35 cm. Length 29 cm ***
*** C. Baker London brass Scientific microscope, early 20th century, model number #6904, fitted with Carl Zeizz lens and original wooden case, and various accessories. Height 30 cm ***
*** A collection of 9 antique apothecary jars, comprising of 2 Bristol blue jars with stoppers, 5 ribbed green jars with stoppers, and 2 clear jars with stoppers. Heights 17 cm to 21.5 cm note with original Chemists labels ***
*** French mahogany wall Barometer, c.1840's, engraved silvered dial. Height 91 cm ***
*** Harris & Sons London, 'Day Or Night' telescope 19th century, brass and mahogany. Length extends 28 cm-85 cm ***

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