Dornoch Historylinks Image Library

Watchmaker's drum of sawdust
Watchmaker's drum of sawdust

Watchmaker's small drum with lid and sieve, to hold sawdust for drying off cleaned watch parts. The drum appears to made of cardboard covered with linen or fine canvas. It is wired to a display board: it was not possible to take the lid off and it has not been marked with its catalogue number. Lid and base previously repaired with sellotape which is discoloured, brittle and peeling off.
Picture added on 24 April 2008
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