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Steel and Brass Rolling Mill

Auction:
2502
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Brass Rolling Mill, steel rules, vice-held tool, United Kingdom