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Brass and Steel Pinion Drilling Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
72
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 Pinion Drilling Engine, Germany, first half 19th century, lg. 11 1/2 in.

Note: This tool is discussed in detail in Crom #3, pp. 342-343, and pictured there in figures 700-702. Similar tools reside in the collection of the Uhren Museum in Vienna, Austria, and The Museum of the History of Science, in Oxford, England.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Germany, United Kingdom, The Museum, Uhren Museum, Similar tools, Oxford, Austria, Brass instrument, Drill, Drilling and threading, Metalworking hand tools