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Brass Depth Measuring Tool by Edwin Langford

Auction:
2502
Lot:
205
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Brass Depth Measuring Tool by Edwin Langford, Bristol, dated 1851, the instrument engraved on the calibrated top plate, Edwin Langford Bristol 1851, steel and brass adjustable centers on the underside, mircrometer adjustment of the calipers and centers with vernier scale readout and magnifier, all in a felt-lined fitted mahogany box, lg of instrument 9 5/8 in.

Note: This tool is illustrated and discussed in Crom #2, p. 419.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Edwin Langford Bristol, Edwin Langford, Brass instruments, Caliper, Magnifier, Vernier scale