American Watch Tool Co. Of Waltham, Massachusetts, was founded by Ambrose Webster and John Whitcomb in 1876. They invented the so-called WW watchmakers lathe, which was copied by Moseley, Derbyshire, Marshall, Levin, Boley, Leinen, and many others. The lathe bed is signed at the left end. The headstock is signed Webster & Whitcomb. Hard indicates the bearings are hardened steel. The tailstock is stamped with the patent date: Oct 8, 1889. Bed, pedestal, head- and tailstocks, cross slide and toolrest included. The item “American Watch Tool Co. / Webster & Whitcomb Watchmakers Lathe c. 1900″ is in sale since Wednesday, January 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Parts, Tools & Guides\Tools & Repair Kits”. The seller is “kurstowe” and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Type of Tool: Lathe
- Brand: American Watch Tool Co.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- MPN: Does Not Apply