Lot 130

Antique Electrical and Electro-Magnetic Gadgetry

Estimate: $100 - $200

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$300 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
$1,000,000 $50,000
Medical Quackery lot, 9 items total. 1. "Magneto-Electric Machine for Nervous and other Diseases." housed in a nice box. Top has pin punched name Mrs JC and Carstone(?). Ca. 1860-1880. H 5-5/8" W 10" D 4-1/2". 2. Electrical relay switch from Signal Electric Mfg, Co. Menominee, Mich. ca. 1900-30. Coated iron plate with brass fittings. Excellent condition. H 7-1/2" W 4-1/2" D 3-1/2". 3. Household Medical Coil. K&D No. 26. Will illustrated paper covered box. ca 1900-20. Excellent condition. H 2-1/4" W 4-1/2" D 4-3/8". 4. Neurocalometer. Palmer School of Chiropractic in a hinged leather covered box. Strap missing. H 2-3/4" W 4-1/4" D 6-1/4". Excellent condition. 5. The Gem Earphone Co. New York. c. 1920-30. In a fine paper covered box. No battery present. H 2-1/4" W 5-1/2" D 6". Overall VG condition. 6. Unidentified antique copper wire coiled gizmo. H 7" D 2-3/4". 7. W.T. & Co. No. 1 Pocket Battery. Patented Nov. 4th 1879. Seems complete. Label inside top of box is damaged from battery acid. Housed in a fine wooden box. H 1-5/8" W 4-1/4" D 3". 8. Pamphlet. General Directions. Galvanic, Combined and Cabinet Batteries Electrolysis...The Chloride of Silver Dry Cell Battery Co, Baltimore. no date. ca. 1910-20. VG. 9. Book: Davis's Manual of Magnetism...With 180 Original Illustrations. Twelfth Edition. Boston. 1857. 322 pp. 8vo. Dual frontis illustrations one showing "Original Plate"and one "Copied by the Galvanic Battery, from the original plate by Daniel Davis, Jr.". Full cloth with edge wear, spine top and bottom with loss and fraying, first signature pulled. All illustrations besides the frontis are in the text woodcuts. Link for high-res images: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8bbl4aunkxkdx2k/6482585_1.jpg?dl=0

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