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Brass and Steel Rope-braiding Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
260
Sold for:
$207$175

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Rope-braiding Engine, likely 19th century, with turned wood handle, together with several examples of the kind of braid made using the engine, lg. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $150-175

Keywords

Braid, Brass instrument, Cables, Climbing equipment, Engine, Knots, Rope, Ropework, Textile arts