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Brass and Steel Pinion Cutting Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
16
Sold for:
$5,036$4,250

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Pinion Cutting Engine, Switzerland, c. 1800, with wood pulley and handles, and steel frame with brass assembly with dovetail slides, ht. 12, lg. with handle 16 in.

Note: Crom #2 discusses this tool on pp. 550-551, and it is illustrated as figures 1098 and 1099.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

steel frame, Brass instrument, Pulley