Large wheel engine for cutting the teeth of clock, earliest known dated tool from Lancashire, the centre of the manufacture of English horological tools.
- John Tipping
Large wheel engine, for cutting the teeth of clock and watch wheels, signed and dated "John Tipping, Whildon Green, 1751". This is the earliest known dated tool from Lancashire, the centre of the manufacture of English horological tools.
- Hand and Machine Tools
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overall (as displayed, incl. mount): 230 mm x 588 mm x 310 mm, 11.23 kg
overall (without mount): 220 mm x 588 mm x 350 mm,
- wheel engine
- Christie's South Kensington Limited; Christie's South Kensington Limited
- Permanent collection
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