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Auction House:
Charles Leski Auctions Pty. Ltd.
Number of lots recorded:16
Lots with images:16
Prices available:16
Category:
Office, Workshop & Farm
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*** Maps Goldfields Maps: a mixed group of various goldfields related maps and plans. Some showing Parish boundaries etc., others plans of mines, shafts, drives and workings. Includes: Ballarat Geological map showing deep leads across Ballarat, with reef lines marked in colour; Castlemaine early lithographic 1861; map & plan of Chewton-Castlemaine gold field 1902; map of Clunes-Mt.Greenock-Talbot goldfields 1883 with hand drawn places of likely prospects; vintage map of Mt.… ***
*** Eureka Rebellion: a collection of very rare material from Ballarat 1904, the 50th anniversary of the 1854 Eureka Uprising, comprising 56 pages of fascinating articles, pictures, plates, stories and quaint advertisements, bound together in a hard cover folder ***
*** Brass Octant, early to mid 19th century, with unusual inlaid brass and ivory scale in excellent condition, has both scopes and scribe pencil in dovetailed box, all lenses and shades in good condition with no cracks ***
*** A cedar Victorian clerk's cabinet a two door section conceals a partly fitted interior ***
*** A mine rope ladder, ex Buninyong, very rare and in superb condition, 9.2 metres long ***
*** Octant, early to mid 19th century, brass with unusual inlaid brass and ivory scale in excellent condition, has both scopes and scribe pencil in dovetailed box, all lenses and shades in good condition with no cracks ***
*** Steam whistle, painted green, with lever, 51 cm high. Believed to be a N.S.W.G.R. Five chime whistle ***
*** Brass octant, early to mid 19th century, with unusual inlaid brass and ivory scale in excellent condition, has both scopes and scribe pencil in dovetailed box, all lenses and shades in good condition with no cracks ***
*** N.S.W.: metal bracket from steam loco engine with five Different Gauges: steam Drifting gauge, -30 to 15 psi; steam gauge, 50 to 300 psi; duplex gauge (red and black indicator arms), 0 to 150 psi; B.P. Flow Indicator; Westinghouse gauge, 10 to 160. Gauges range from 17 cm to 9 cm diameter, bracket = overall 44 x 85 cm. Unusual to see all gauges, together. 3 gauges have broken or cracked glass; otherwise, generally good condition, (1 bracket with 5 gauges) ***
*** Books 'The Bendigo Goldfield Resources of the Central Area' by V.Pabst, 1917, 236 pages, a highly prized collectors item ***
*** VR enamel sign 'Footscray', target type, black lettering on white background with thick circular black border, damage to lower right corner and general wear, size 81 x 51 cm ***
*** Sperry Gyro-Compass Repeater Mounted on Its Original Pelorus Stand (1919): Large brass pedestal (Pelorus) stand containing Sperry compass repeater. Compass Rose signed: 'Sperry Gyro-Compass Repeater, Patented March 4, 1919, Mark 15, Mod. 0'; Brass pedestal manufacturer's plate signed: Sperry Gyro-Compass, Pelorus Stand, Part - 643241, Ser - 24318; Wonderful piece of maritime history; 134 cm tall x 33 cm diameter ***
*** 'No 35'. rare 1850s-era shop or tent number, made out of pieces of packing case. Ex Montrose Cottage, Ballarat. 'Montrose' was one of the first bluestone residences built on the Ballarat goldfields, and dates back 150 years to the city's golden era. built of basalt, quarried nearby, and handmade bricks, Montrose stands today as a tribute to the craftsmanship of Scottish stonemason John Alexander.… ***
*** Steam box Stoker gauge from the standard Stoker Company Inc, New York, the oblong brass box with glass front has two gauges each with two indicator hands - the left gauge is for the stoker engine and the right for fine coal; with flexible metal hose to the top and four outlet cocks to the base, overall (ex hose) 27 x 27 x 8 cm. Believed to be ex N.S.W.G.R. ***
*** A Victorian Colonial Government 'Blue Paper',1856-7. Entitled 'Influx of the Chinese', this was concerning a petition by the Members of the local court at Castlemaine, urging the Government to regulate the immigration of Chinese miners to the goldfields ***
*** VR, Distant Signal Arm, red front with white v-shaped stripe, white back with black v-shaped stripe, 142 cm, c1920s. Some chipping but still good condition ***