Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 177

FACEPLATE ENGINE Swiss or French. Made in the late 19th century. Fine brass and steel faceplate engine. To be sold without reserve

CHF 2,500 - 3,500

USD 2,700 - 3,800 / EUR 2,000 - 3,000

Sold: CHF 4,625

Brass centering plate with three sprung steel dog clamps, brass and steel bed, driven by a crank handle, the transmission wheels with cycloidal teeth, two-directional slide rest controlled by a nut and a crank handle, black cast iron base. Dim. 48 x 29 x 20 cm. In good condition, cleaned.

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