07-29-2006 07-29-2006
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2345 Boston
July 29, 2006 10:00 AMCalender
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Swiss Watchmaker's Rounding-Up Tool and a Brass Uprighting Tool

$382$325
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Swiss Watchmaker's Rounding-Up Tool and a Brass Uprighting Tool possibly by Gustav Boley, the brass rounding-up tool with hand-powered wheel with line attachment to the cutter arbor, vertical rise and fall cutter frame with steel handle, horizontal holding device and slide for holding the work, all mounted on a hardwood base, ht. 10 in.; the uprighting tool on a four legged base with thumb-screw work holders and a vertical positioning arbor, ht. 7 1/2 in. Literature: Theodore Crom, (1980), Horological Shop Tools, 1700-1900 page 261.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Watchmaker , brass rounding-up tool, horizontal holding device, steel handle, Theodore Crom