Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 188

LARGE WHEEL CUTTING ENGINE Swiss or French. Made in the 19th century. Fine, large, brass and steel wheel cutting engine on a wooden base. To be sold without reserve

CHF 8,000 - 12,000

USD 8,700 - 13,000 / EUR 6,500 - 10,000

Sold: CHF 11,250

Horizontal brass dividing plate set with rows of divisions, blank reverse, spring-loaded steel locking arm with a thumb loop, sliding and pivoted "fast" cutting arm, depth feeding slide with crank handle turn screw, adjustment with knurled nuts, horizontal slide adjustment with a wing nut, black cast iron feet. Dim. 34 x 40 x 22 cm. In good condition

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