Two solid brass taffrail spinners with braided rope and coupling used to send data back to the shipboard log. The blade is engraved "NEGUS NEW TORK" with a large "N" also. This unit has been meticulously polished and lacquered. The taffrail spinner would be attached via a coupling and rope to the mechanical "log" which would be attached to the taffrail (the stern railing on a vessel) and would record speed and distance travelled. Unique piece of nautical decoration. Circa 1940.
Overall Dimension: 14 inches long by 5 inches… overall length with rope is 42 inches.
Date: Circa 1940
Ships foghorn with mahogany box with brass crank handle. Leather carry handle. Circa 1950. Overall : 16"H X 11"W X 22"LMade: EnglishMaterial: WoodDate: Circa 1950
Nineteenth century barometer, Collet Standard, Cistern, Mercurial-Lanahan Barometer Co. Inc, Amsterdam, NY. Circa 1890. Overall : 37.5"H x 6"WMade: AmericanMaterial: WoodDate: Circa 1890
Barometer with thermometer, B.C. Bennett, Mercurial, Sliding Vernier scale with wheel at top. Circa 1850. Overall : 37"H x 4.75"W at crownMade: AmericanMaterial: WoodDate: Circa 1850
Ships onion lantern with eight inch clear glass globe. Galvanized case with wire cage that surrounds the globe. With original burner, no makers name but this is a private label...