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Six Brass and Steel Gauges

Auction:
2502
Lot:
32
Sold for:
$711$600

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

Description:

Six Brass and Steel Gauges, mostly England, mid-19th century, three vernier calipers, the first marked C.B. Johnson, Prescot, the second John Wycherley, Prescot, the last unmarked; two additional calipers of varying design; and a gauge to measure movement size; lg. 3 3/4-8 1/2 in.

Note: Figure 935 in Crom #2 shows a variety of gauges and calipers including some of the present examples.
Estimate $250-450

Keywords

United Kingdom, John Wycherley, Caliper, Gauge