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Nine Brass and Steel Poising Tools or Calipers

Auction:
2502
Lot:
29
Sold for:
$89$75

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

Description:

Nine Brass and Steel Poising Tools or Calipers, Germany, America and France, 19th/20th centuries, five calipers mostly of brass, of similar form; and four boxed tools, two of those with thumbscrew-adjusted feet and decorative finishes, another smaller example with four tapered legs, and the last with a plastic handle and damascened finish, lg. of calipers 2 1/2-3 1/4, boxed poising tools lg. 2-6 in.

Note: Many of these tools are pictured in Crom #2, p. 367, figure 754A.
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

France, Germany, Brass instrument, Caliper