Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass and Steel Wheel Cutting Engine, Switzerland, last half 19th century, the free-standing hand-powered machine on penny feet supporting a brass frame with 6 1/4 in. dividing plate with thirty rows of divisions numbered from 11-144 and two unnumbered rows, the cutter apparatus on vertical dovetail slide lowers by operation of a spring-loaded turned wood handle, with lever-bar lock for the wheel blank axis, ht. 11 3/4 in
Note: Crom #1 discusses this tool in detail on pp. 56-61, figure 57.