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Seven Brass and Steel Poising Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
190
Sold for:
$119$100

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

Description:

Seven Brass and Steel Poising Tools, France and Germany, late 19th/early 20th century, the tools for checking the "poise" (uniform thickness and weight) of a balance wheel, ht. 1 1/2-2 1/4 in.

Note: Crom #2 p. 367, figure 754A shows a variety of poising tools.
Estimate $100-150

Keywords

France, Germany, Balance wheel, Brass instrument, Weighing scale