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Brass and Steel Mandrel

Auction:
2502
Lot:
273
Sold for:
$444$375

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Mandrel, John Alcock, Prescot, England, c. 1860, the free-standing crank-powered tool with frame marked JOHN ALCOCK, brass pulley, three-jaw brass faceplate, and adjustable cutter on two dovetail slides, together with unattached tool rest for hand turning, handwheel dia. 8 1/4, overall lg. 17 1/4 in.

Note: This tool is pictured in color on p. 529 of Crom #2, as figure 1051.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

John Alcock, Prescot, United Kingdom, Alcock, Brass instrument, Lathe faceplate, Lathes, Mandrel, Turning