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Large Steel Turn Bench Bed

Auction:
2502
Lot:
114
Sold for:
$474$400

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

Description:

Large Steel Turn Bench Bed, England, late 18th century, front bearing poppet of brass, wooden pulley, flattened thumb screws, (brass poppet probably later), lg. 38 in.

Note: This tool is pictured in Crom #2, p. 502, in figure 991. There it is guessed that this tool, now configured as a lathe, was perhaps once a very long turn bench.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

United Kingdom, Bed, Lathes