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Four Brass Upright Tools and a Movement Holder

Auction:
2502
Lot:
195
Sold for:
$148$125

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

Description:

Four Brass Upright Tools and a Movement Holder, Switzerland, second half 19th century, one stands on four feet with thumbscrews for locking the movement clamps, the other three of similar form, the movement holder with curving arms each fastened with a small thumbscrew, ht. 2-9 in.

Note: Crom #2 includes a section on uprighting, or "planting," tools on pp. 611-615, and mentions that tools like them appear in Wyke (Crom #2, figures 259 and 260) and Stubs (Crom #2, figure 302).
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

Crom, Screws, Thumbscrew