Brass and Steel Rose Engine
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Brass and Steel Rose Engine, unmarked, probably Swiss, c 1875, the iron frame supporting 10 steel rosettes all with side cams, 13 1/4 in. brass drive wheel with divisions and two steel detents with springs, rear mounted rubber follower, threaded slide rest with calibrated index and ivory handle, modern four jaw chuck, 24 in. dia. walnut drive wheel and hand crank all on a custom walnut bench with lyre shaped legs and ball feet, ht. 54, wd. 43, dp. 22 in.
Bench is a reproduction, headstock turning handle not has a billiard ball as a knob, Modern 4-jaw chuck with the lot.