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Andrew Paul's engraver's block
Andrew Paul's engraver's block

Engraver's block used by watchmaker Andrew Alexander Paul, Golspie. Hemispherical base to allow the block to be positioned at many different angles, with rotating vice with semicircular jaws (adjusted by a knob at the side) that close across a circular plate. The jaws have two rows of small holes in the top. Two adjustable supports hold up the edge of the plate being engraved. Marked "Stehman & Swan Mfg. Co". An unfinished/practice engraved plate is in the vice. The block rests on a ring shaped sand-filled leather support for engraver's block
Picture added on 24 April 2008
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