Brass and Steel Engine for Wheel- and Pinion-cutting and Rounding-up
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass and Steel Engine for Wheel- and Pinion-cutting and Rounding-up, Switzerland, c. 1850, the vice-held crank-powered tool now on a modern steel stand, brass indexing drum with nineteen rows of divisions, the indexing apparatus with spring-loaded locking pin all on a dovetail slide and adjusted with a lever, the cutter arbor with wooden pulley adjusted by thumbscrew on another, perpendicular, dovetail slide, lg. 15, ht. 11 in.
Note: Crom #3 discusses this tool in detail on p. 353, figure 722.