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Two Staking Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
301
Sold for:
$178$150

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

Description:

Two Staking Tools, America, c. 1890-1900, one steel and marked JG HALL ROXBURY VT, with a glass dome and approximately sixty steel fittings, all set into a wood base (dome broken and repaired), the other cast iron , together with a cast iron holder from a staking tool, example with dome ht. 9 in.

Note: Staking tools, late 19th century tools developed and used for a great many purposes, are discussed in Crom #2, pp. 603-604.
Estimate $75-150

Keywords

steel fittings, dome ht., late 19th century tools, Cast iron, Crom, Metal forming