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Brass and Steel Rounding-up Tool

Auction:
2502
Lot:
21
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 and Steel Rounding-up Tool, Switzerland, last half 19th century, for the final shaping of watch wheel teeth, the crank with turned wood handle powers the cutter, all mounted on a wood base with drawer containing a full complement of 28 cutters and 18 anvils, base wd. 10, dp. 6 1/2, overall ht. 10 3/4 in.

Note: Crom #2 discusses rounding-up tools generally on p. 590 and pictures this particular tool on p. 591, figures 1162-1163.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

particular tool, Anvil