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Fourteen Mostly Glass and Tin Jeweler's Alcohol or Spirit Lamps and Accessories

Auction:
2502
Lot:
321
Sold for:
$148$125

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

Description:

Fourteen Mostly Glass and Tin Jeweler's Alcohol or Spirit Lamps and Accessories, mostly America, late 19th/early 20th century, the lamps of varied form, along with six brass or plated brass blowpipes, and two brass alcohol torches, lamps ht. 1 3/4-7 1/2, pipes lg. 8 1/4-10, torches lg. 6 1/2, 9 1/2 in.

Note: These tools came in a variety of shapes and sizes, and were available toward the end of the nineteenth century. Altogether they were used for a number of purposes including soldering. They are illustrated in at least two catalogues reproduced in Crom #2, in figures 587 (blowpipe) and 702 (lamp).
Estimate $100-150

Keywords

Brass instrument, Metalworking