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Iron Frame Wheel Cutting Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$652$550

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

Description:

Iron Frame Wheel Cutting Engine, origin unknown, late 18th century, tri-foot frame supporting the 5-in. dial brass dividing plate with seven rows of divisions, adjustable cutter frame with small cutter and brass pulley, ht. 7 in.

Note: This engine is discussed in Crom #1, p. 124, figure 116.
Estimate $300-500

iron frame and brass components in old surface; cutter arbor adapted for specialized use.

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