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Two Casemaking Tools from the Richard Oliver Shop

Auction:
2502
Lot:
157
Sold for:
$207$175

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

Description:

Two Casemaking Tools from the Richard Oliver Shop, England, 19th century, both tools, one for case flattening, the other for annealing, both from the shop on Spencer Street in Clerkenwall, England, flattening tool dia. 2 1/2, annealing tool ht. 7 3/4 in.

Note: The Oliver shop is discussed in Crom #2, pp. 394-410, though this annealing tool is shown on p. 539, as figure 1067.
Estimate $100-150

Keywords

United Kingdom, Clerkenwall, Geodesy, Oliver