Antique Timepiece Drop Spindle No.191 - Circa 1930 Swiss-Made SIlver and Gold Plated Dial - Free Shipping (US)
Antique Timepiece (STEAMPUNK) Style Drop Spindle No.191:
BRIEFLY: A Circa 1930 Silver and Gold Plated Swiss Made Pocket Watch Dial adorned with Vintage and Antique Watch Parts and Crystals are Epoxy Coated and mounted to a 1.75" x 1/8" Acrylic Disc Whorl, a 1.75" Vintage Clock Gear, and Stainless Steel and Gold/Silver Tone/Plated Findings - on a Metallic Champagne Steel-Shaft
Weight: 1.1 ounce (32 grams), Whorl: Acrylic .25” x 1.73 (6mm x 44mm)
Shaft: 3/32” dia. Metallic Champagne x Overall Length: 8.75” (22.2cm)
Made from a total of 50 individual pieces, this Antique Timepiece (aka "STEAMPUNK") Drop Spindle design stems from the use of a Swiss Made "Elba" brand Silver and Glold Plated pocket watch dial. The surface of the dial has been prepared and an authentic pocket watch balance wheel and escapement wheel, and numerous gears, wheels, and screws - along with 24 Tanzanite AB Swarovski Crystals are mounted to the surface of the dial - then it is all coated in two thick coats of epoxy resin top coat. The dial is mounted to a 1/8" thick x 1.75" diameter acrylic disc that has been edge milled to a smooth surface. The bottom side of this top-whorl drop spindle has a large (1.75" dia.) vintage clock gear with steel rod cog attached added for rim weight and desigh aesthetics. The whorl is finished off (top and bottom) with gold and silver toned/plated findings - all mounted around the Metallic Champagne shaft. This is a wonderful medium weight spindle with good rim weight for really amazing spin.
The shaft is made from high carbon (spring) steel with a forged hook that has a 2-part powder coat paint finish applied for a beautiful look and feel. All components are assembled with an industrial 2-part epoxy glue.
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Hand crafted in Tucson, AZ, by John Galen Gudenkauf (owner/artist) with US and Global Material