Skinner

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Auction 2502

May 1, 2010 10:00AM

05-01-2010 05-01-2010

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA

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Lots

Brass and Steel Mainspring Winder

Brass and Steel Mainspring Winder

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Brass and Steel Mainspring Winder, John Wyke, Liverpool, 1759-1787, with turned wooden handle, the U-shaped support marked WYKE, lg. 6 in. Note: John Wyke is one of the most important English More ...

Brass and Steel Fusee Engine

Brass and Steel Fusee Engine

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

Brass and Steel Fusee Engine, possibly John Wyke, late 18th century, with open brass frame and multiple adjustments, the tool slide bears mark I WYKE, overall lg. 9 1/4 in. Note: Crom #2 More ...

Brass Fusee Engine by Ferdinand Berthoud

Brass Fusee Engine by Ferdinand Berthoud

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$20,145$17,000

Brass Fusee Engine by Ferdinand Berthoud, Paris, last quarter of the 18th century, vice held machine engraved on cutter frame Ferdinand Berthoud Fecit carried on a decoratively shaped frame with More ...

Iron and Brass Clock Barrel and Fusee Engine

Iron and Brass Clock Barrel and Fusee Engine

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Iron and Brass Clock Barrel and Fusee Engine, England, early 19th century, the iron and steel frame supporting a threaded advance mechanism with hand crank at the end used to advance the work while More ...

Brass and Steel Fusee Engine

Brass and Steel Fusee Engine

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Brass and Steel Fusee Engine, England, c. 1850, the hand-powered engine on three tapering iron legs, the cutter assembly and adjustments on a dovetail slide, ht. 5, lg. 11 1/2, wd. 9 in. Note: More ...

Brass and Steel Clock Fusee Engine

Brass and Steel Clock Fusee Engine

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

Brass and Steel Clock Fusee Engine, probably Switzerland, early 19th century, the vice held machine with steel bar holders for the work and cutter assembly with suspended weight to provide advance More ...

Brass and Steel Tool

Brass and Steel Tool

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$178$150

Brass and Steel Tool, late 18th/early 19th century, possibly a swing tool, with two brass cranks, one for adjusting the width between the centers, the other for turning the gears, lg. 15 in. More ...

Small Brass Wheel Cutting Engine

Small Brass Wheel Cutting Engine

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Small Brass Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, 19th century, for cutting crown wheels in verge escapement watches, with gear-driven index plate with nine divisions numbered 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, and More ...

Two Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools

Two Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$593$500

Two Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools, England and France, 18th/early 19th century, including an incomplete mandrel marked W. KENYON; and a small French wheel cutting engine with several missing More ...

Steel and Brass Rolling Mill

Steel and Brass Rolling Mill

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$652$550

Steel and Brass Rolling Mill, England, late 19th century, the vice-held tool equipped with two steel rules set at a slight angle to each other so that, when with wood-handled crank is turned, it More ...

Brass, Iron and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine

Brass, Iron and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$5,925$5,000

Brass, Iron and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, 20th century, three iron feet and brass frame, 7 1/2 in. dia. dividing plate with approximately 33 rows of divisions including 360 and 365 at More ...

Swiss Wheel Cutting Engine

Swiss Wheel Cutting Engine

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

Swiss Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, early 20th century, three iron legs support the brass frame, 5 1/4 in. dia. brass dividing plate with approximately 23 rows of divisions including an outer More ...

Brass, Iron and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine

Brass, Iron and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$4,444$3,750

Brass, Iron and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, late 19th century, four iron legs and brass frame, 6 1/2 in. dia. brass index plate with approximately 22 rows of divisions including 108, More ...

Brass, Steel and Iron Wheel Cutting Engine

Brass, Steel and Iron Wheel Cutting Engine

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

Brass, Steel and Iron Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, circa 1900, the iron frame with four legs, 5 1/2 in. dia. brass dividing plate with approximately 25 rows of divisions including 360 at the More ...

Cylinder 'Scape Wheel Engine

Cylinder 'Scape Wheel Engine

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Cylinder 'Scape Wheel Engine, late 19th century, the bench mounted tool with steel foot, brass frame with steel dividing head, pivoted swing cutting tool and overhead belt driven pulley all on a More ...

Brass and Steel Pinion Cutting Engine

Brass and Steel Pinion Cutting Engine

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

Brass and Steel Pinion Cutting Engine, Switzerland, c. 1800, with wood pulley and handles, and steel frame with brass assembly with dovetail slides, ht. 12, lg. with handle 16 in. Note: Crom #2 More ...

Brass and Steel Engine for Wheel- and Pinion-cutting and Rounding-up

Brass and Steel Engine for Wheel- and Pinion-cutting and Rounding-up

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Brass and Steel Engine for Wheel- and Pinion-cutting and Rounding-up, Switzerland, c. 1850, the vice-held crank-powered tool now on a modern steel stand, brass indexing drum with nineteen rows of More ...

Three Boxed Brass and Steel Jacot Tool Sets

Three Boxed Brass and Steel Jacot Tool Sets

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$178$150

Three Boxed Brass and Steel Jacot Tool Sets, Switzerland, late 19th/early 20th century, two in their original fitted boxes, box lg. 8 1/4-10 in. Note: The Jacot tool is discussed and examples More ...

Boxed Brass and Steel Jacot Tool Set

Boxed Brass and Steel Jacot Tool Set

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$119$100

Boxed Brass and Steel Jacot Tool Set, Switzerland, late 19th/early 20th century, marked E. BERNER GIENNE, in its original box with drawer, (box broken at hinges, cracked, and with losses), box lg. More ...

Two Boxed Sets of Cast Brass and Steel Jacot Tools

Two Boxed Sets of Cast Brass and Steel Jacot Tools

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$148$125

Two Boxed Sets of Cast Brass and Steel Jacot Tools, Switzerland, late 19th/early 20th century, for pivot polishing, in their original boxes, box lg 9 3/4-10 3/4 in. Note: The Jacot tool is More ...

Brass and Steel Rounding-up Tool

Brass and Steel Rounding-up Tool

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$830$700

Brass and Steel Rounding-up Tool, Switzerland, last half 19th century, for the final shaping of watch wheel teeth, the crank with turned wood handle powers the cutter, all mounted on a wood base More ...

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel, Switzerland, c. 1865, the tool screwed to a wood base which can be screwed to a bench for use, brass handwheel crank, brass pulleys, brass faceplate with three More ...

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$444$375

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel, Switzerland, 19th century, the worm-gear driven example with turned wooden handle, knurled and flattened thumbscrews, and three-jaw brass faceplate for holding More ...

Brass and Steel Mandrel

Brass and Steel Mandrel

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Brass and Steel Mandrel, Switzerland, late 19th century, the large vice-held pulley-driven tool with brass frame and steel bed, wood-handled cranks, three-jaw faceplate with added Jacobs chuck, More ...

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$296$250

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel, Switzerland, late 19th century, the belt driven machine with cross slide, tailstock, three-clamp face plate and brass base all on a modern wooden board, lg. 15 More ...

Brass Watchmaker's Mandrel

Brass Watchmaker's Mandrel

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$474$400

Brass Watchmaker's Mandrel, Switzerland, late 19th/early 20th century, with wooden pulley, brass faceplate with three jaws, dovetail slide tool rest with crank adjustment, mounted on wooden base, More ...

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$356$300

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel, Switzerland, c. 1865, the free-standing crank- or belt-powered tool with five-spoke handwheel with turned wood handle, brass faceplate with three jaws, original More ...

Large Steel Sliding Calipers

Large Steel Sliding Calipers

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$59$50

Large Steel Sliding Calipers, France or Germany, 19th century, lg. 14 3/4 in. More ...

Nine Brass and Steel Poising Tools or Calipers

Nine Brass and Steel Poising Tools or Calipers

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$89$75

Nine Brass and Steel Poising Tools or Calipers, Germany, America and France, 19th/20th centuries, five calipers mostly of brass, of similar form; and four boxed tools, two of those with More ...

Seven Brass Assorted Measures

Seven Brass Assorted Measures

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$474$400

Seven Brass Assorted Measures, England and America, 19th/20th centuries, including three brass and steel vernier gauges, two marked C.B. Johnson Prescot, the other John Wycherley, Prescot; a brass More ...