London, South Kensington
20 May 2003
A common headstock by Holtzapffel
No. 2161, with dividing plate, epicyclic back gear, prong, screw and driver chucks, 4-jaw independent and three-jaw scroll chucks, D-bit and two mandrel taps in mahogany handles numbered 2161 and a front-mounting spiral apparatus with dividing chuck, 13 gears, surface spiral apparatus with pedestal and pair of bevel and round-edge gears and various arbors and washers, on a three-tier mahogany stand.
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The stand appears to be a purpose-made device, perhaps by Holtzapffel for a client, for storing slide-rests and other components when not required on the lathe bearers.
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