Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine, Christian Grunsteidel, Augsburg, Germany, dated 1798, the vice-held belt driven engine, 9 3/4 in. dividing plate marked Christian Grunsteidel fecit Augsburg 1798 with forty-three division rows marked 13-365, steel indexing arm with finger loop, pivoting cutter frame, pierced decorative thumbscrew at the end of the cutter frame positioning screw, overall lg. 13 in.
Crom #2 illustrates this engine and discusses it on p. 648, figures 1268-1269.