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Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Auction:
2502
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,067$900

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel, Switzerland, c. 1865, the tool screwed to a wood base which can be screwed to a bench for use, brass handwheel crank, brass pulleys, brass faceplate with three steel jaws, tool rest with dovetail slide and crank adjustment, lg. 22, ht. 13 1/2 in.

Note: Mandrels are discussed in Crom #2, pp. 524-537.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

steel jaws, Brass instruments, Clamps, Lathes, Machine tools, Mandrel