Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Boston, MA, United States
DoneSat, Dec 1, 2012 3:00 PM GMT
Science, Technology & Clocks
A rare and important Holtzapffel & Company rose engine lathe and accessories will be offered at the December Science, Technology and Clocks auction. Exceptional Holtzapffel turning tools with ivory handles will also be up for bid along with many lathe attachments and cutter frames. Additional highlights include two 19th century exhibition surgical sets and the Theodore R. Crom collection of early watches. Clock offerings span centuries of invention and function from the earliest timekeeping devices to precision regulator clocks of the 19th century.