SWISS Watchmakers Lathe
An elaborate and beautifully made watchmakers lathe and tool set.
All in polished brass and steel ad mounted on a wooden plinth, this lathe is complete with a range of cutting tools suitable for making all kinds of small instruments and watches. Appears in good condition.
GLENFIELD Water Meter
A very unusual, if not unique Glenfield & Kennedy pumping station water meter. These large instruments were for measuring and recording water flow over time.
Features two dials and revolving graph barrels mounted in a substantial mahogany and glass case.
59 Inches high.
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.
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.