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Disassembled Brass and Steel Wheel or Pinion Cutting Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
79
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

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

Description:

Disassembled Brass and Steel Wheel or Pinion Cutting Engine, Germany or Switzerland, 18th/19th century, the machine can be assembled to cut either wheels or pinions, its origin and date is attributed by its design and overall quality, in a modern fitted wood box, box lg. 23 1/4 in.

Note: Crom #2 discusses this engine, and shows it assembled for its two uses in figures 1282-1285.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Germany