The Frank Cooke Collection

Bonhams London
San Francisco 220 San Bruno Avenue San Francisco CA 94103 Tel: +1 415 861 7500 Fax : +1 415 861 8951 [email protected]

Date of the auction: 23.09.2006

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An auctioneer's gavel,

turned dark wood with handle. 9½in long

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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An Ajax time stamp,

made in Boston, nickel faced 12 hour clock dial to front, the rear fitted with keys and rolling dials to adjust date, am/pm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A lobster pot,

traditional wooden construction, two netted chambers, complete with the catch of the day. 33in long

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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Two American Civil war iron clad ship models,

comprising USS monitor 1862 and USS Virginia 1862, modern scale models produced by the Nautical Collection

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A grouping of three flat dome bells,

one mounted on a cast bracket as a fire alarm. the largest 14in diameter

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A Ted Williams outboard motor by Sears,

number 9, with molded plastic engine cover

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A carved wooden totem,

made from a telegraph pole. 35in high

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A Camco Little Giant weighing machine, 1920s,

octagonal face, mirror cracked on pillar stand. 42in high

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A 'Hanks-o-meter' by the Boston Machine Works,

white enamel dial in brass case with drive. 2in diameter

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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An HMV Victor gramaphone,

number 215712F, together with a selection of 78 rpm records

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A good four piece fishing pole,

each end section with brass ferrule, together with a pair of wooden oars, 90ins long, and a print of a successful fisherman rowing home with his catch. 20ft long

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A double handed bench drill,

in a guillotine style frame, together with a large rustic axel lifting jack, painted red, and another similar in wood finish. 36in high (3

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A National high frequency receiver radio set,

type NC-100XA, together with other radio and electrical equipment and three large glass valves and a silver tone radio receiver and a large mantle piece type speaker in metal frame

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A hand operated lawn clipper,

patented June 20th 1905, painted black and red, simple crank action operating a five pronged cutting blade. 55in high

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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Two Norton instruments,

comprising Ammeter and Voltmeter, mounted on board. each 7in diameter

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A mariner's octant,

mahogany and brass, lacking makers plate and scale. 14in long

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A collection of transport memorabilia,

comprising an 18 x 15in bronze two bladed marine propeller by MD of Michigan, a life preserver from Gervase Sleigh registered in Hong Kong, a string of cork net floats, together with a wooden airplane propeller by Sensenich, blades damaged with considerable loss and a blubber cutter. (Qty

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A marine lamp,

painted black body, ribbed lens, lacking burner. 19in high

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A quantity of horse tack and harness,

including two collars, bits, bridle and blinkers. (Qty

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A mariner's Quadrant by Th Wegener, Berlin,

in fitted case with optics and accessories. 12in wide

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A model of a yacht hull,

with plank and rib detail, mounted on a wooden base. 38in long

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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Two astronomical demonstration models,

comprising large Perspex celestial globe with internal orrery and another traditional orrery by the Trippensee Planetarium Co. (2

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A stereoscopic viewer,

hand held wooden frame with many original views and a quantity of modern cards, and The Story of the Stereoscope Booklet along with alloy eye piece viewer for another viewer

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A Lionel Lines number 8E electric locomotive,

finished in green, 0-4-0, the body detached from the chassis with evidence of an earlier scale train wreck

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A ship's binacle compass,

Sestrel Rose in brass surround by Henry Brown & Sons of London, in twin gimbal mount. 10in bezel

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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The Adlake 'non-sweating' lamp,

oil illuminated, cast foot, the casing fitted with two amber and two blue/green lenses, simple squared chimney and loop handle. 20in high

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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The non-sweating Adlake lamp,

oil illuminated, cast foot, the casing fitted with two amber and two blue/green lenses, simple circular chimney and loop handle. 20in high

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A scratch built wooden model,

of the Lincoln funeral locomotive, with brass fittings of the 440 locomotive with eight wheel tender, mounted on a small length of track under a plastic display cover, together with the collectors book of the locomotive of the Edwin P Alexander. the display base 41in long

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A collection of scientific electrical generators and toys,

including wind powered generator by the Novelty Electric Co, a Martalex engine patented 1919, an E S Ritchie & Sons generator, patented 1868, model number 163, a Carlisle & Finch generator, a glass solar generator and a brass gyroscope. (Qty

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006

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A large electrical generator unit, late Victorian,

mounted on a wooden base. 17in wide

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$0

Date: 23 Sep 2006