Vintage Timepiece (Steampunk) Style Tahkli Support Spindle No.72 - FREE SHIPPING (US Only)
Vintage Timepiece (Steampunk) - ONE OF A KIND - Mid Weight - (Tahkli Style) Support Spindle No.72
BRIEFLY: Made from a total of 43 individual parts - this is a 1930's Made in England Military Pocket Watch Dial with Watercolor Hummingbird Art Transfer and Authentic Watch Parts, Brass Clock Gear with watch parts (top) and Steel Rim-Weighted Disc Whorl, and a winding Crown and Gold Plated Bead - all mounted to a John Galen Signature Metallic Hot Magenta Steel Shaft.
WEIGHT/DIMENSIONS: 2.3 oz. (67g), Whorl dia. 1.72” x 8.4" Length (44mm x 21.3cm),
This is the Larger Diameter (of the 2 that I make) Shaft = .137" (3.5mm) in METALLIC HOT-MAGENTA
Utilizing a worn and weathered (Circa 1930) made in England military pocket watch dial that is adorned with a lovely commercial art acetate transfer image of a watercolor hummingbird - along with antique and vintage authentic watch parts - including a balance wheel, winding and drive gears, screws and 2 Siam color Swarovski crystal rhinestones - all coated with clear epoxy resin for a lifetime finish. It is mounted to the bottom of a steel disc and a 1.72" (44.5mm) vintage brass clock gear with cog on the top of this unique whorl.
The top side of this spindle has an arrangement of 12 vintage and antique watch part - including polished steel winding gears and brass drive wheels - along with 12 Siam color Swarovski crystal rhinestones - all coated in two thick layers of epoxy resin for a smooth and durable finish. There is a nickel plated brass winding crown and gold plated bead placed atop the clock gear - all mounted to one of my signature (Metallic Hot Magenta colored) 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. May remove 1/2" of length if pre-made spindle.
FREE SHIPPING - US ONLY: Applies to All US States and Select US Territories and ships via USPS 1st Class Mail and includes insurance and tracking. Upgraded and expedited shipping options available at check-out. READY TIME - same day if ordered before 3 p.m. Pacific Time
CANADA / INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: Will be calculated and displayed in cart.
Hand crafted in Tucson, AZ, by John Galen Gudenkauf (owner/artist) with US and Global Materials.