Rare rose engine lathe, $228,000, Skinner, Inc.

Rare rose engine lathe, $228,000, Skinner, Inc.

Rare rose engine lathe, $228,000, Skinner, Inc.

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By Ken Hall
Rare rose engine lathe, $228,000, Skinner, Inc.A rare and important Holtzapffel & Company rose engine lathe, No. 1636, circa 1830s, sold for $228,000 at a sale of Science, Technology and Clocks held Dec. 1 by Skinner, Inc., in Marlborough, Mass. Also, a Barrauds enamel and pearl-set open face fold watch, circa 1813, brought $67,650; an E. Howard & Company No. 23 90-day astronomical regulator from Boston, circa 1870, chimed on time for $150,000; and a dent ebonized quarter-chiming table clock, circa 1870, went to a determined bidder for $61,500. Prices include an 18.5 percent buyer’s premium.

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