Wilesco Toy Drill Press

Description (Brief):

This drill press was manufactured by Wilhelm Schröder GmbH & Company (Wilesco) of Lüdenscheid, Germany during the 20th century. The drill press is a Wilesco model M51. The press could be connected to the drive wheel of a toy steam engine for power and operate just like its full size counterpart.

Date Made: mid 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

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Related Publication: Maass, Eleanor A.. Greville Bathe's "Theatre of Machines": The Evolution of a Scholar and His Collection

Credit Line: Bequest of the Estate of Greville I. Bathe

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MC.329063Catalog Number: 329063Accession Number: 278175

Object Name: toy, drill press

Physical Description: cast white metal (overall material)tin (overall material)Measurements: overall - from catalog card: 4 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 8.89 cmoverall: 4 7/8 in x 3 1/2 in; x 12.3825 cm x 8.89 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-840f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_847189

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