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Two Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools

Auction:
2502
Lot:
9
Sold for:
$593$500

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

Description:

Two Brass and Steel Watchmaking Tools, England and France, 18th/early 19th century, including an incomplete mandrel marked W. KENYON; and a small French wheel cutting engine with several missing elements, probably vice-held; mandrel lg. 10, engine lg. 7 1/2, indexing wheel dia. 5 1/4 in.

Note: There is an entire Crom volume dedicated to the wheel cutting engine, though this engine is discussed and illustrated in Crom #2 on p. 636, figure 1242. Mandrels are covered in the same volume on pp. 524-537.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

France, United Kingdom, Clamps, Crom, Engine, Lathes, Mandrel