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Brass Wheel Cutting Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
89
Sold for:
$770$650

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

Description:

Brass Wheel Cutting Engine, France, 18th century, the free-standing belt driven engine on four curving legs supporting the 7 1/2 in. dividing plate with twenty one dividing rings numbered 11-120, the pivoting cutter locks with an elaborate thumbscrew and is further mounted to a horizontal dovetail slide, lg. 11, ht. 5 1/4 in.

Note: Crom #2 covers wheel-cutting engines on pp. 625-667.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

France, Wheel