19th Century Clock Makers Lathe, French
A large French made watchmakers lathe. Used in making some of the earliest automatic Swiss watches.
Around 600 mm long overall.
BRITANNIA Ornamental Turning Lathe
This very nice lathe is by the Britannia Lathe and Oil Engine Company of Colchester, Essex and made around 1880. High precision, this lathe was built for the hobbyist and is complete with a set of original ornamental turning attachments and tools (frames, chucks and cutters, etc). For sale in good condition.
A small Portass 3 1/2″ centre lathe, back geared and screw cutting. Made c1950.
FULLERTON ‘VIBROMETER’ Vibration Detector
Instrument for detecting and measuring
amounts of vibration in large machinery.
Sold by Kelvon, London.
In a fitted leather case.
Price On Application
KENT ‘Venturi’ 15″ Water Flow Meter
By George Kent Ltd, of London & Luton.
A large pumping station instrument for measuringand recording water flow over time.
The cast pedestal incorportes mercury chambers for measuring water using the Venturi principle. Glass cabinet houses a brass clock movement with pendulum regulation, along with a gallons indicator and recording drum for daily and weekly diagrams.
An unusual and impressive instrument.
In very nice, original condition.
KENNAN & Sons Ornamental Turning Lathe
A rare and particularly finely made ornamental lathe of c1845 by the scientific instrument maker Kennan & Sons of Fishamble St, Dublin.
This exciting ‘barn find’ of an original and very high quality lathe is shown in untouched condition and is complete with many additional parts not shown (including mahogany boxed ‘rose engine’ and other tooling). Oak and wrought iron frame, treadle operated, complete with a large collection of attachments, tools and cutting equipment, plus a side mounted drill.