Late 19th Century Watchmakers Gear Wheel Rounding Up Tool
This watchmaker’s rounding-up tool, hand-operated machine for reducing out-of-round gears, changing the tooth form and depth of teeth, has been disassembled, cleaned and polished.
Driving wheel measuring 18 cm diameter, mounted on a polished walnut base, 26 cm x 16 cm x 6 cm height. Overall height 29 cm.
Brass and steel machine for wheel and pinion rounding up in good condition, of Continental origin, probably Switzerland or France, dating back to late 19th century.
height: 29 cm
width: 34 cm
depth: 16 cm
A rare Model of Hydraulic Pump for Irrigation probably made for educational use as suggested by the scale, ten inches high, and the inventory numbers of the paper label. The iron pump was realized at the late 19th century, as both threads and small parts used reveal and was entirely handmade, mounted on a wooden trolley with iron wheels and supporting legs; both pump body and flywheel rotate on the vertical axis. Wooden winch. Italian Origin. 1880 circa.
Viennese table clock inlaid with ebonized pear wood and rosewood case decorated with great marquetry, geometric ivory , zinc and brass inlays, in perfect condition.
The wooden case and inlays have been restored and finished with elegant gommalacca French polishing, whereas the watch movement is running, with a brass gong signed F.Kunz in Wien.
This bracket, table clock is of Austrian origin, comes from Vienna and dates back to the first half of the nineteenth century.