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Upright Steel and Nickel-plated Brass Dial Gauge

Auction:
2502
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$326$275

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

Description:

Upright Steel and Nickel-plated Brass Dial Gauge, Randall & Stickney, Waltham, Massachusetts, late 19th century, for measuring the thickness of plates, the black-painted and gilt stand with maker's name supports the dial also inscribed with maker's name as well as the 1883 patent date, all under a glass dome on turned wood base, ht. to top of dome 8 1/2, wooden base dia. 7 in.

Note: This tool is pictured in Crom #2, p. 480, as figure 939.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Waltham, Massachusetts, Gauge, Quality control