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Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine, England, c. 1700, the freestanding hand-powered engine with rectangular brass frame on four tapering legs supports the 12 in. brass dividing plate with fourteen numbered divisions, large brass cutter frame, wood handle, engine frame 15 1/2 x 16 1/4, overall ht. 8 1/2 in.

Note: Crom #2 discusses this engine in detail with two illustrations (figures 1232 and 1233).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

United Kingdom, Engine