I am a watchmaker in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A post to the Orchid list
a while back brought a good response. I have had the time to
sort through the truckload of tools and equipment I "inherited"
recently. With the help of members of the Orchid list, I have
been able to identify and get a rough idea of what the stuff is
worth. I have:
Three “ovens” , “kilns” or “burnout ovens” (I think I’ve been
inside one of those before!)smile $200 each. I also have some
controller that I was told went with one of the ovens.
Two Gesswein tumblers with three barrels. One of the bases is
great, the other is well used. $200 for all.
Electric soldering machine/spot welder. Carbon tip, adjustable.
Wax pen. Gets hot, squirts wax out the end when you pull the
Two New Hermes engraving machines, excellent condition, with
accessories, table top type for metal each with one font, $550
Assorted tools for measuring the finger and the inside of a
ring. One looks like a long taper with a handle and the other
looks like lots of rings on a big key ring. Some are hollow ring
sticks, wooden with metal cover. All this stuff is old. $10 for
a ring stick and finger sizer.
Assorted torch parts, and some square “bowls” I was told are for
melting stuff in. One is like slate and one is like marble. One
charcoal soldering block, and just some misc. stuff like solder
pic(?) for carrying a blob of solder, some tweezers, pliers,
etc… This lot of stuff will be like a grab bag of everything in
the jewelry tool pile that I won’t be needing, since I am not a
Everything is as is and where is. Some of it is HEAVY so
consider shipping costs. Offers and trades for
watches/watchmaking tools always welcome. For more info or
digital pics, email me at @Jon_W_Horton or call Jon W.
Horton, Certified Master Watchmaker at 1-918-592-0870 in the
Best regards, Jon W. Horton Certified Master Watchmaker American