Large wheel engine, Lancashire, 1751.

Large wheel engine, Lancashire, 1751.
3 5 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 27cm

Description

This was used for cutting the teeth of clock and watch wheels and is signed and dated John Tipping, Whildon Green, 1751. It is the earliest known dated tool from Lancashire, which was the centre of the manufacture of English horological tools.

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10317337

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