Engraving Lathe and Stand with Copper Wheels

Object Name: 
Engraving Lathe and Stand with Copper Wheels

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Object Name: 
Engraving Lathe and Stand with Copper Wheels
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
97.7.13
Dimensions: 
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Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1900-1950
Primary Description: 
Copper, brass, metal, leather, oak; assembled. The stand has one drawer and 10 tiers with holes to hold engraving wheels. The drawer contains 42 stones for engraving, 2 polishing points, 5 metal tools, 5 disks, 3 miscellaneous objects and several nuts, bolts and screws. Each tier holds 13 tools.
Provenance: 
Poore, Ed (American, b. 1950), Source
1997-10-06