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Four Brass and Steel Die Stock Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
309
Sold for:
$415$350

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

Description:

Four Brass and Steel Die Stock Tools, English and Continental, 18th/19th centuries, three steel examples and a brass and steel tool with turned wood handle, lg. 5 1/2-12 1/4 in.

Note: Examples of these tools are illustrated in Crom #2 p. 609, figure 1192 and 1196, and there are similar examples from trade catalogues shown in 18th and 19th century trade catalogues, illustrated as figures 193, 243, 309 and 347 in the same volume.
Estimate $150-200

Keywords

steel examples, steel tool, Brass instrument