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Two Steel Geneva Pattern Turns

Auction:
2502
Lot:
111
Sold for:
$474$400

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

Description:

Two Steel Geneva Pattern Turns, England and Switzerland, late 18th/early 19th century, the English example modified from its original form is missing some elements but has a shaped poppet head suggesting an earlier date, the Swiss turn larger and apparently complete, lg. 8 1/4-10 1/2 in.

Note: These turns are discussed in Crom #2, pp. 496, and illustrated as figure 981.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

United Kingdom, shaped poppet head, Crom