Brass "Le Coq a Vernon" Wheel Cutting Engine
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass "Le Coq a Vernon" Wheel Cutting Engine, France, dated 1789, a freestanding hand-powered tool, the brass frame supported by cylindrical legs, 5 3/4 in. brass dividing plate with fourteen numbered rows and inscribed Le Coq a Vernon 1789, with pivoting steel indexing arm and ivory crank handle, in old wood box with snipe hinges, engine lg. 8 1/4, ht. 7 in.
Note: This engine is specifically discussed in Crom #3, pp. 354-357, figures 723-725B.