Category Archives: Antique News

Antiques Summer 2015


Catch the Patek Philippe exhibition in London in June.


A German gilt-brass striking and astronomical table clock, from Augsburg circa 1560-70 realised $725,000 from a list price of around a quarter of a million dollars. (28th January New York)

A fine Safavid Brass Astrolabe, Tabriz iran circa 1705 D realised £170,000 from a list price of £150,000 to £250,000 (23rd April , London)

Nickel plated cube barometer – 10th December 2014 realised around  £2000.


8th October London

Astronomical compendium with geographical astrolabe



A fine Maghribi brass astrolabe, North Africa, circa 1800

at London 7th October 2015

Charles Miller Ltd

Next auction Tuesday 3rd November, London


A rare Christoff Schissler gilt brass combined geographical astrolabe and vertical universal, or ‘Rojas’, sun-dial. , Augsburg, dated 1566

19th May 2015, London


27 Oct 2015, starting at 13:00 GMT.

London, Knightsbridge

Summer’s Place Auctions

A large and rare George II carved sandstone wall sundial

Lyon & Turnbull

Edinburgh 30th September