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Holtzapffel & Company Ornamental Turning Lathe No. 2328 and Accessories

Auction:
2623M
Lot:
231
Sold for:
$10,200$8,500

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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. 2328 and Accessories, London, 1872, 5-in. screw mandrel stamped on the headstock frame Holtzapffel & Co./ 64 Charing Cross/2328, the mahogany bench with flywheel, foot treadle, and four-drawer accessory cabinet mounted below the iron bed with traversing mandrel headstock and attached dividing plate with 96, 112, 120, 144, 192, and 360 divisions, tool rest, tailstock, "Sheperd's Crook"-type overhead crane and pulleys, brass eccentric chuck, and separate mahogany storage compartment with additional chucks and accessories, wd. 42, dp. 24, ht. to 88 in.

Provenance: Christie's, April 1974 to Stanley M. Diefenthal and then to Theodore R. Crom, Hawthorne, Florida, shortly thereafter in September 1974.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Four drawer bench mounted cabinet is a replica of the original,

Keywords

Holtzapffel & Company, London, Hawthorne, Stanley M. Diefenthal, Theodore R. Crom, Chuck, Clamps, Lathes, Machine tools, Machining, Ornamental turning, Turning