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Brass and Steel Dial Gauge

Auction:
2502
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$474$400

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Dial Gauge, Charles Taroni, Geneva, Switzerland, c. 1875, the silvered dial is turned with a rose engine and engraved with the maker's name and floral devices, ht. 1 3/4, dia. 2 1/2 in.

Note: This gauge is discussed in Crom #3, pp. 332-333, where it is noted that Taroni likely made the gauge while a student at the horological tool in Geneva, as it is typical of other very fine known student work of the time.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

Charles Taroni, floral devices, horological tool, Gauge, Horology, Quality control