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Cylinder 'Scape Wheel Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
15
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

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

Description:

Cylinder 'Scape Wheel Engine, late 19th century, the bench mounted tool with steel foot, brass frame with steel dividing head, pivoted swing cutting tool and overhead belt driven pulley all on a wooden display stand, tool ht. 10 in.

Note: Crom discusses cylinder 'scape wheel cutting in Crom #2, pp. 445-447 and this tool is pictured in fig. 891.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

steel foot, steel dividing head, Mechanics, Pulley