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Brass Triple Escapement Depthing Tool

Auction:
2502
Lot:
48
Sold for:
$3,081$2,600

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

Description:

Brass Triple Escapement Depthing Tool, Switzerland, second half of the 19th Century, three penny foot legs support the 4-in. dia. calibrated work platform with vertical work holders, four knurled thumb screws for adjustment of the work components in relevant directions all in a hinged pine box, ht. of tool, 7 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

It is a pity that there are so few people left in the world who understand the use of this tool. Tool in old brass surface.

Keywords

Horology, Metalworking, Tool