Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 182

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 - 4,500

USD 2,700 - 5,000 / EUR 2,000 - 3,700

Sold: CHF 4,375

Brass centering plate with three sprung steel dog clamps, brass bed, driven by a crank handle, the transmission wheels with straight teeth, two-directional slide rest controlled by a nut and a crank handle, wooden base. Dim. 29 x 23 x 20 cm. In good condition, cleaned.

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