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Large Lacquered-Brass Demonstration Gyroscope

Auction:
2314
Lot:
743
Sold for:
$529$450

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Large Lacquered-Brass Demonstration Gyroscope, engraved C. Strong, with 6-inch diameter flywheel, steel axis and double ring with one (of two) sculpted steel retaining springs, on tapering pillar and spreading brass foot, ht. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

steel axis, steel retaining springs, Brass, Brass instruments, Energy storage, Flywheel