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Turned Hardwood and Steel Pump Drill

Auction:
2502
Lot:
335
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

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.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

United Kingdom, Drill, Drilling and threading, Metalworking hand tools