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Brass Depthing Tool by John Downes

Auction:
2502
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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

Description:

Brass Depthing Tool by John Downes, London, late 18th century, three iron legs support the brass frame with three clamp work holder, upright pivoted center with brass arm for contact with the calibrated snail engraved John Downes, London, ht. 9 1/2 in.

Literature: British Horological Institute Journal, April 1992, pp. 346
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

John Downes, London, Brass instruments