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Seven Brass, Steel and Nickel Watchmaking Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
189
Sold for:
$711$600

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

Description:

Seven Brass, Steel and Nickel Watchmaking Tools, 19th/20th centuries, including tools for uprighting, poising, and spring vibrating, one tool housed in an octagonal box, ht. 1 1/2-4 3/4 in.

Note: Crom #2 discusses balance tools in general and "vibrating spring" tools specifically in pp. 370-375, and especially in figures 770-772. Poising and uprighting tools get coverage in the same volume on pp. 611-615.
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

balance tools, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Time, Watches