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Brass and Steel Rose Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$15,405$13,000

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Rose Engine, unmarked, probably Swiss, c 1875, the iron frame supporting 10 steel rosettes all with side cams, 13 1/4 in. brass drive wheel with divisions and two steel detents with springs, rear mounted rubber follower, threaded slide rest with calibrated index and ivory handle, modern four jaw chuck, 24 in. dia. walnut drive wheel and hand crank all on a custom walnut bench with lyre shaped legs and ball feet, ht. 54, wd. 43, dp. 22 in.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Bench is a reproduction, headstock turning handle not has a billiard ball as a knob, Modern 4-jaw chuck with the lot.

Keywords

rear mounted rubber follower, steel detents, steel rosettes, Chuck, Clamps, Lathe, Lathes, Machine tools, Woodturning