10-27-2002 10-27-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2173
October 27, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
85

Small Demonstration Hydraulic Press By J. M. Wightman

$764$650
Auction: Sale #2173 - 2173 Location: Bolton Date / Time: October 27, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Small Demonstration Hydraulic Press By J. M. Wightman, Boston, circa 1850, signed on the handleWightman, Fecit, Boston, with brass piston and cylinder, on cast-iron base with cabriole legs, ht. 12 in.
Wightman advertised as a Philosophical Instrument maker at 33 Cornhil in the 1840s and 50s. He was joined by his son around 1860.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Philosophical Instrument maker