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Brass Clock Uprighting Tool

Auction:
2502
Lot:
129
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 Clock Uprighting Tool, Swiss, late 19th Century, the 9 1/2 in. round bed and cyma-shaped frame support the spring loaded steel runner and center point all on three sturdy iron legs for bench attachment with brass cover, ht. 27 in.

A closely related tool is illustrated in the Mather & Lassell tool catalogue in the collections at Le Chateau des Monts as shown in Crom #3, page 158. Another example stamped "Vulliamy" is illustrated in Crom #2.
Estimate $500-750

Keywords

steel runner, Le Chateau, related tool, Crom, Lassell