Turned Hardwood and Steel Pump Drill
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Turned Hardwood and Steel Pump Drill, possibly England, 19th century, a sliding horizontal handle attached to the vertical axis by a string which, when wound, spins the drill bit, lg. 19, wd. 10 3/4 in.
Note: For a discussion of this drill, also known as an Archimedean drill, see Crom #3, p. 305.