11-20-2010 11-20-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2527M Marlborough
November 20, 2010 10:00AMCalender

Forging Machine Patent Model by E. Wheeler

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2527M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 20, 2010 10:00AM


Forging Machine Patent Model by E. Wheeler, patented September 1, 1857, with painted cast iron frame, copper wheel work and steel forging components together with a patent tag stating "Model Taken From the Debris of the fire of Sept. 24, 1877" and in pencil "Horseshoe Bars Making' and on the reverse, "18.115--E. Wheeler Forging Machine Patented September 1st 1857", ht. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Model is restored; repainted and all components cleaned and polished.


steel forging components