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Clock/Watchmaking Drilling Machine, German, c. 1850

Inventory Number: 43262
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Place Created: Black Forest Germany Europe
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Brief Description: The design of this type of machine may be considered the prototype of the modern automatic pinion drilling machine. The display included a completed pinion and two other drills (one broken). The original wooden protecting sheaths are missing.
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Provenance: Presented by Ernest Benest.
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Material(s): Steel and brass.


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