Ten Drills and Two Drilling Braces
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Ten Drills and Two Drilling Braces, England and Switzerland, mostly 19th century, including six bow drills with turned wood handles and brass mounts, three (one boxed) with ivory bowstring pulleys; and four "Archimedes" drills; one drilling brace of steel, the other nickel; lg. 6-15 1/2 in.
Note: Drilling is covered in Crom #2 extensively, on pp. 427-436. In those pages, readers are referred to examples of such drilling tools illustrated in Wyke's and Stubs' tool catalogues, especially figures 245 and 308 in Crom #2.