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Large Assortment of Watchmaking and Jewelling Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
163
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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

Description:

Large Assortment of Watchmaking and Jewelling Tools, 19th and 20th centuries, including swing tools and swing tool frames, boxed sets of arbors, pivot polishers, polishing laps, boxed countersink sets, a boxed "screw extractor," a boxed "jewelers watch winder," and others, sizes vary to lg. 7 in.

Note: Many items in this assortment are related to polishing, including the swing tools. Polishing is covered in Crom #2 on pp. 559-578, where there are several references to the appearance of items similar to these in such trade catalogues as that from Robert Haswell & Sons, 1886.
Estimate $250-450

Keywords

screw extractor, Robert Haswell & Sons, Metalworking, Polishing, Watch