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Brass and Steel Drilling Frame

Auction:
2502
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$107$90

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Drilling Frame, Switzerland, 19th century, with ornamentally turned adjusting screws, the frame attaches to a wheel cutting engine for use as a drill, ht. 5, wd. 6 1/2 in.

Note: Crom #2 has an in-depth chapter on wheel cutting, and mentions that wheel cutting engines were often adapted for additional uses (pp. 625-667).
Estimate $100-200

Keywords

Drill, Drilling and threading, Metalworking, Metalworking hand tools