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Brass Machine-a-Raboter by A. Janneret

Auction:
2502
Lot:
154
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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

Description:

Brass Machine-a-Raboter by A. Janneret, Locle, mid-19th century, the bench held tool engraved on the bed A. Janneret Machiniste au Locle, steel runners to hold the work and three sliding file holders,

Note: this tool is pictured and discussed in Crom #2 pp 584. Provenance: Dr. Torrens Collection, for what Crom describes as the "Torrens Hoard" see Crom #6, pp 113-124.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

steel runners, Torrens Collection, Crom, Le Locle