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These are some of the SOLD items that have been listed on our website

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Reference Stock Item   Description
1175
Smiths 8 Day SoldSmiths 8 Day "Convoy" Clock - by Kelvin Hughes of WWII vintage. While the original wiring is incomplete, the electrical contact ring is in place. The clock is mounted on a crude, yet correct, wooden box which is complete with the buzzer. The metal case is finished in battleship grey with the code SL.68 written on the reverse. This is the most complete example of a "Zig Zag" clock that we have had – many ended their days at the bottom of the North Atlantic! The movement has been cleaned and is in good running order.
487
 - Click for the bigger picture Sold - in original fitted pine deck box with sliding lid, complete with numerous attachments. These instruments were used by the Engineering Officer to calculate the wear on the ship's engine. Judging by the size of the instrument, this would have been used on a big ship! Box measurements 31" x 17.5" (79 cm x 45 cm).
1089
Navigator's Chart Protractor - Click for the bigger picture SoldNavigator's Chart Protractor - by H. Hughes & Sons Ltd. London. No. 1105. This instrument is hand engraved S.Y.."Sylvia" R.Y.S. In the ketch rigged Sunbeam Class (8 metres), "Sylvia" was built by Camper & Nicholson in 1926. She was owned by Captain W.H. Dowman, who also owned the famous Cutty Sark. A superb historical named instrument.
1556
White Star Line - Fish Knife and Fork - Click for the bigger picture SoldWhite Star Line - Fish Knife and Fork - both clearly stamped with the company logo. Reverse engraved Elkington Plate. Unfortunately, we do not know from which White Star vessel they came, but we can dream they were from the Titanic!
OC67
Marine Log Recorder - Click for the bigger picture SoldMarine Log Recorder - with white painted dial detailing nautical miles run. Hands indicate miles and 1/10th of miles. Manufactured by Submarine Cables Ltd of Greenwich - mounted in a heavy brass case. 8" (19.5 cm) diameter.
951
Ship's Lead Line - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Lead Line - complete with a sinker and cordage - depth markers are sewn at fixed intervals to aid the linesman to accurately gauge the depth of water below the ship's hull. The lead weight has an indentation in the base for tallow to be inserted, this enabled samples to be taken from the sea bed to assist in selecting a firm anchorage. An ideal "Nautifact" if you fancy "swinging the lead!
1884
Kreigsmarine WWII Rangefinder by Carl Zeiss - Click for the bigger picture SoldKreigsmarine WWII Rangefinder by Carl Zeiss - numbered 2024 with KM I.D. plaque. The original rubber face pad is in place, as is the leather strap. The optics are clear, but lacks the leather 'doughnut' protector from one end. Overall, a fine and rare KM issued example, which comes complete with a reprint of the original Operating Manual (in German) dated 1938. 80 cm (31").
1420
Kreigsmarine WWII Barograph - Click for the bigger picture SoldKreigsmarine WWII Barograph - in fitted case with folding lid and glazed side panels. The cabinet top carries a KM issue plaque with Eagle and Swastika. The instrument is in good working order. The recording drum rotates once every 24 hours, so would have provided an extremely accurate reading. 29 cm (11.5").
OC41
Ship's Clock in Heavy Brass Case - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Clock in Heavy Brass Case - silver dial with second hand and fast/slow time adjuster. Repair marks to back of case indicating 1939 and 1954, so we would date this clock to the 1930's. Recently serviced, in excellent working order. 17 cm (7").
OC102
Small Ship's Opening Porthole - Click for the bigger picture SoldSmall Ship's Opening Porthole - in brass. 10" diameter (25 cm), original glass.
1020
Fishing Boat's Name Board 'Drifter' - Click for the bigger picture SoldFishing Boat's Name Board 'Drifter' - Varnished mahogany with some wear to varnish. Length - 14" (36 cm)
731
Ship's Name Board - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Name Board - removed from the starboard bridge area of HMS Diamond - a Royal Navy Destroyer built on the Clyde by John Brown, launched 14th June 1950 - the last of her Class to be built. After a full service career with the Navy, she was scrapped in 1980. Brass lettering on a mahogany mount. Length - 51" (130 cm)
1445
Large, Quality Brass Ship's Bell - Click for the bigger picture SoldLarge, Quality Brass Ship's Bell - with original clapper and bell rope. The bell is unnamed, has a wonderful patina, and is ready for many more years' service on land, or sea. Height - 10.5" (27 cm)
966
Throttle Lever and Mount - Click for the bigger picture SoldThrottle Lever and Mount - from a motor launch probably dating to the 1920's. Solid brass with Bakelite handle which screws down to lock the throttle. Excellent original condition and ready to be refitted on your classic boat! Length - 8" (21 cm)
OC30
Copper Port Rigging Lantern - Click for the bigger picture SoldCopper Port Rigging Lantern - converted for mains electricity.
122
Large Ship's Masthead Electric Lamp - Click for the bigger picture SoldLarge Ship's Masthead Electric Lamp - in brass & copper. Marked JSE4 5925. Minor chips on prismatic lens. 31 cm x 30 cm.
120
Candle Lantern - Click for the bigger picture SoldCandle Lantern - in original condition, complete with internal reflector and wooden insulation handle. C.1945.
89
Triton Ship's Foghorn - Click for the bigger picture SoldTriton Ship's Foghorn - elm and brass, made by Alldays & Onion, Birmingham, c. 1880.
OC77
Ship's Lifeboat Binnacle - Click for the bigger picture SoldShip's Lifeboat Binnacle - complete with gimballed mounted compass, oil lamp and burner. Compass marked SC3837. Some old repairs which adds to the character as has obviously had significant service use.
572
Ditty-Box - Click for the bigger picture SoldDitty-Box - sailors' issue, circa 1914, made in pine. These boxes were issued to all RN sailors to store their personal possessions, letters, etc. This one is interesting as it retains a brass plaque indicating that the original owner was one W J Shipp, Musician.
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