Antique Timepiece (Steampunk) Style Tahkli Support Spindle No.73 - FREE SHIPPING (US Only)
Antique Timepiece (Steampunk) - ONE OF A KIND - Mid Weight - (Tahkli Style) Support Spindle No.73
BRIEFLY: Made from a total of 103 individual parts - this is a 1920's Swiss Made Weathered and Worn (white painted) Pocket Watch Dial with Commercial Acetate BLUE MOON Art Transfer, an arrangement of 68 Vintage and Antique Watch Parts. and an Acrylic Disc, a Brass Clock Drive Wheel, Steel Weight Spacer, and another Brass Clock Drive Wheel with Cog and another arrangement of 12 watch parts on bottom - all Epoxy Coated - along with a Polished Steel Winding Gears and Brass Nut - all mounted to a John Galen Signature Cobalt Blue Steel Shaft.
WEIGHT/DIMENSIONS: 1.7 oz. (51g), Whorl dia. 1.77” x 8.53" Length (45mm x 21.1cm), This is the Smaller Diameter (of the 2 that I make) Shaft = .107" (2.7mm) in Metallic Cobalt Blue
This unique spindle has a weathered and worn Circa 1920 Swiss made white (painted) over tin pocket watch dial that is adorned with a commercial acetate art transfer of a Blue Moon - along with a staggering array of 68 individual authentic (antique and vintage) watch parts and crystals - including drive wheels, winding gears, complications wheels, springs, levers, screws, escapement wheel, jewel caps, and hyacinth and Siam colored Swarovski Crystal Rhinestones attached to the surface - all coated with 2 thick coats of clear epoxy resin for a lifetime finish. It is mounted to the top side of a 1.75" (44.5mm) acrylic disc, clock gear, steel weight spacer, and another clock gear with cog at the bottom.
The bottom side of this spindle has an arrangement of 12 authentic vintage and antique watch parts, including polished steel and brass winding and drive gears, screws, and 12 Swarovski crystal rhinestones - all coated in two thick layers of epoxy resin for a smooth and durable finish. Two polished steel winding gears, a brass clock nut, and gold plated findings are all mounted to one of my (small diameter) signature (Metallic Cobalt Blue) steel shafts - for a very unique heavy weight support spindle that has an amazing spin that will work on pretty much any fiber you can whirl on it :-).
The shaft is made from spring steel with a heat forged hook and is colored with a 2-coat hi-temperature powder-coat paint. Dial is coated with 2 extra thick layers of epoxy and all parts are mounted with industrial 2-part epoxy.
NO-HOOK OPTION: Leave me a Note in the "Special Instructions for Seller" Box at Check-out :-)
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Hand crafted in Tucson, AZ, by John Galen Gudenkauf (owner/artist) with US and Global Materials.