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Small Brass and Steel Crown Wheel Cutting Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$889$750

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

Description:

Small Brass and Steel Crown Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, late 18th/early 19th century, vice-held tool with 1 1/2 in. index wheel having four rows on top and three underneath, with a curved indexing arm, the whole with thumbscrew adjustments and locks, (missing elements including gallows), lg. 6 in.

Note: This tool is illustrated as figure 1280 and in figure 1281 on p. 657 in Crom #2.
Estimate $100-150

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vice-held tool