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Brass and Steel Depthing Tool

Auction:
2502
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$830$700

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

Description:

Brass and Steel Depthing Tool, possibly England or France, 18th century, an early example with steel body, brass runner supports, and flattened thumbscrews, the rigidity fixed by a spring, lg. 12 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

France, United Kingdom, steel body, runner, Brass instruments, Thumbscrew