Steel and Brass Rolling Mill
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
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 drives one rule ever closer to the other, compressing the object between, lg. 14 1/2 in.
Note: Crom #2 discusses this tool, invented some time before 1884 by E.D. Johnson, since it appears in Britten's 1884 catalogue.