- Museum number
Wooden box covered with black paper or leather, brass catch and hinges. Shaped inner lined with purple velvet, with elastic strap to retain gauge. Lid lined with padded satin.
Jewel hole gauge, brass plate with graded holes calibrated '52' to '74' in steps of 2;
Steel tube with concave brass ferrule.
Jewelling tool, brass and steel with spring-loaded tapered point
- Production date
- 19thC (late) (?)
Height: 19 millimetres
Length: 86 millimetres
Width: 51 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See Theodore R. Crom, 1980, ‘Horological shop tools, 1700 to 1900’, p. 347, fig. 710, Beguelin, Piaget et Cie catalogue.
See de Carle, 'Watch and Clock Encyclopedia',p.159
- Not on display
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number