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Wheel Cutting Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
91
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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

Description:

Wheel Cutting Engine, possibly American, 1776, iron frame with brass driving wheel and crank, 9-in. brass dividing plate dated 1776, divisions for 36, 72, 31, 78, 56, 60, 84, 96 and for the outer ring 30, the underside is also divided with 32, 40, 56, 60, 56, 54 and 118 for moon dial work, lg. 24 in.

This engine is illustrated and described in detail in Crom #3, pp. 368-370.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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