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Holtzapffel & Company Ornamental Turning Lathe No. 1994 and Accessories

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$11,700$9,750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2623M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 01, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Holtzapffel & Company Ornamental Turning Lathe No. 1994 and Accessories, London, 1852, marked on the headstock Holtzapffel & Co./ 64 Charing Cross/ 1994, the mahogany bench with flywheel, foot treadle, and four-drawer accessory cabinet, iron bed with traversing mandrel, six-step headstock with main dividing head calibrated to 72, six-step brass driving wheel with dividing head of 96, 112, 144, 192, and 360 divisions, compound cross slide, tailstock, "Sheperd's Crook"-type overhead crane and pulleys, eccentric and spherical chuck, oval chuck, faceplate, slide rest, and additional mahogany cabinet with chucks and other accessories, wd. 42, dp. 28, ht. including overhead drive 86 in.

Provenence: Ogden, The Pedigree of Holtzapffel Lathes, P. 247-48 lists seven owners of this lathe starting with the second owner, Henry Pierrepont, Brooklyn, New York and thence through family members by birth and marriage to Theodore R, Crom, Hawthorne, Florida, September, 1974.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Four drawer cabinet mounted below bench is a modern replacement.

Keywords

Holtzapffel & Company, London, dividing head, Ogden, Henry Pierrepont, Hawthorne, Chuck, Clamps, Lathes, Machine tools, Machining, Ornamental turning, Turning, Woodturning