Five Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Five Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools, Switzerland and America, 19th century, including three uprighting tools, two of them freestanding with thumbscrews to tighten the steel arms, the third vice-held; a poising tool with lever-tightened ball joint for adjustment marked K. & D.; and a footed movement holder which adjusts in two directions dated "July 23 83"; ht. 4 1/2-7 1/2 in.
Note: Crom #2 contains a section on uprighting or "planting" tools, pp. 611-615, with many examples shown, as well as numerous references to early tool catalogues.