Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 184

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

CHF 6,000 - 8,000

USD 6,500 - 8,700 / EUR 5,000 - 6,500

Sold: CHF 10,000

Brass centering plate with three sprung steel dog clamps adjusted by three nuts, steel bed, wheel driven by a crank handle and via two brass pulleys, two-directional slide rest controlled by a micrometer knurled-nut and a crank handle, varnished wooden base. Dim. 33 x 54 x 22 cm. In good condition, cleaned

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