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Two Steel, Iron, and Brass Watchmaking Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
300
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

Two Steel, Iron, and Brass Watchmaking Tools, late 19th century, a slot-cutting tool likely of Swiss origin with a quick-release clamp that implies batch-production capability; and a watch production lathe, possibly made in the Lancashire Watch Factory, with a four-pointed cutter which is easily switched out, again implying increased production speed; slot-cutting tool lg. 6, lathe ht. 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

slot-cutting tool, Lancashire Watch Factory, Lathes