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Seven Brass Assorted Measures

Auction:
2502
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$474$400

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

Description:

Seven Brass Assorted Measures, England and America, 19th/20th centuries, including three brass and steel vernier gauges, two marked C.B. Johnson Prescot, the other John Wycherley, Prescot; a brass crystal gauge marked C. VOGELEY NY; a tapering brass thickness gauge; and three others, lg. 3 1/2-6 in.

Note: For discussions or illustration of these types of gauges and measures, see Crom #2 pp. 126 (figure 184), 413, and 476.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

B. Johnson Prescot, United Kingdom, steel vernier gauges, John Wycherley, Brass instrument, Gauge, Quality control