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Brass Watchmaker's Mandrel

Auction:
2502
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$474$400

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

Description:

Brass Watchmaker's Mandrel, Switzerland, late 19th/early 20th century, with wooden pulley, brass faceplate with three jaws, dovetail slide tool rest with crank adjustment, mounted on wooden base, gnurled and flattened thumbscrew fasteners, with accessories, lg. 14 1/2 in, ht. 7 1/2 in.

Note: Crom #2 pictures this mandrel with its accessories as figure 1057, on p. 534. The accessories make the mandrel quite a versatile tool.
Estimate $250-450

Keywords

versatile tool, Clamps, Lathe faceplate, Lathes, Machine tools, Mandrel, Metalworking