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Assorted Lot of Mostly Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
174
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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

Description:

Assorted Lot of Mostly Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools, England, Switzerland and America, 19th/20th century, including two boxed Ingold Fraise cutters, other uprighting tools, a mainspring winder marked J. STARK WALTHAM MASS, a boxed bow mill, wheel stretching tools, clock jewelling tools, a verge twisting tool, and various others, lg. 1 1/4-6 1/2 in.

Note: Crom #2 includes a discussion of Ingold Fraise cutters on p. 593, and references to others of the tools seen here on pp. 336, 407, 438-439, 488-489, and in Crom #3, pp. 336 and 347.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

United Kingdom, clock jewelling tools, verge twisting tool, wheel stretching tools, Clocks, Crom, Horology, Horse racing, Mainspring, Measurement, Time, Watches