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Six Bluing and Soldering Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$207$175

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

Description:

Six Bluing and Soldering Tools, 19th/20th centuries, five with turned wood handles, the tools to be used over the heat of an alcohol lamp, lg. 7 3/4-9 1/2 in.

Note: Crom #2 p. 374 (figure 764) shows an example of a bluing tool, and p. 423 (figure 856) shows a dial foot holder. It also provides reference for each form in 18th and 19th century tool catalogues such as Wyke and Stubs.
Estimate $75-125

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Electronics manufacturing, Skills