Brass, Steel, and Cast Iron Wheel Cutting Engine
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass, Steel, and Cast Iron Wheel Cutting Engine, Europe, early 19th century, the freestanding crank-driven tool with black-painted cast-iron frame supporting the unusually thick 9 in. dia. dividing plate with twelve rows of divisions, the plate rotated by a wood-handled crank and indexed worm drive, another crank drives the cutter frame laterally only, ht. 9, overall lg. 17 1/2 in.
Note: Crom #2 pictures this engine as figure 1286, and discusses it in detail.