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Two Brass Rounding-up Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$356$300

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

Description:

Two Brass Rounding-up Tools, Switzerland or France, c. 1875, the first, a vice-held gear-powered tool with a lever adjusted arbor fixed to a dovetail slide (turned wood handle broken), lg. 9 1/4, ht. 5, wd. 7 in.; the second, a vice-held crank-powered tool, pivoting arbor, brass pulley, uprighting frame on a dovetail slide, lg. 10, ht. 8, wd. 5 1/2 in.

Note: See Crom #2 for a discussion of these tools on pp. 590-593, with the first of these tools pictured as figure 1166.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

France, Brass instrument, Lathes, Machine tools, Mandrel