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Two Brass and Steel Depthing Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
42
Sold for:
$889$750

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

Description:

Two Brass and Steel Depthing Tools, France and Switzerland, late 18th/19th century, the first an early example with adjustable arcs at each end which predate the later types, like the second present example, which generate their rigidity from springs, lg. 9, 7 1/2 in.

Note: The first example here is illustrated as figure 841 in Crom #2
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

France, Brass instrument