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Six Brass and Steel Turns

Auction:
2502
Lot:
123
Sold for:
$148$125

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

Description:

Six Brass and Steel Turns, England or Switzerland, 18th-early 20th century, for varied uses, from polishing to general turning work, wd. 4-6 1/4 in.

Note: Turns, or lathes, are discussed in Crom #2 on pp. 500-513, where are illustrated many examples of the various types and designs of turns that were made, including references to old trade catalogues where such turns were available.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

United Kingdom, Brass instrument, Lathes, Polishing, Turn, Woodturning