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Brass Dial-indexing Tool

Auction:
2502
Lot:
159
Sold for:
$356$300

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

Description:

Brass Dial-indexing Tool, Switzerland, c. 1890, the dial is tightened to the center of the wheel under the brass arm, and the wheel is spun to each notch, which indicates where each of the sixty marks on the dial will be made, ht. 4 1/2, lg. 6 1/2 in.

Note: Crom #3 discusses this tool on p. 304, figure 633, where you are directed to another discussion (p. 240, figure 546) of tools of this type appearing in an 1890 catalogue.
Estimate $200-400