Holtzapffel Rose Engine Lathe No. 1637

A Rare Rose Engine by Holtzapffel & Co., No 1637

The lathe pictured above was offered at auction by Christie's in London November, 1990. It is one of only eight believed to have been made; this being first supplied to William Peters in 1838.

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