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Brass and Steel Rounding-up Tool and a Watchmaker's Lathe

Auction:
2652M
Lot:
412
Sold for:
$540$450

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Brass and Steel Rounding-up Tool and a Watchmaker's Lathe, 19th century Swiss rounding-up tool with a 5 1/2-in. spoked wheel, mounted on a wood block; 10-in. pulley-driven lathe marked Wolf John, with headstock, tailstock, and a 1 3/8-in. tool rest, mounted on a wood platform with three additional collets.
Estimate $250-350


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Watchmaker, Wolf John, Collet, Lathes, Machine tools, Pulley