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Brass and Steel Watchmaker's Mandrel

Auction:
2502
Lot:
27
Sold for:
$356$300

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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 free-standing crank- or belt-powered tool with five-spoke handwheel with turned wood handle, brass faceplate with three jaws, original wood base, lg. 17 3/4, ht. 11 1/2 in.

Note: Mandrels are covered in Crom #2, pp. 524-537.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Brass instrument, Clamps, Lathe faceplate, Lathes, Machine tools, Mandrel