Grinder, contact; [?]; [?]; CT4131


Grinder, contact

About this object

Contact grinder; a Truepoint precision contact grinder and conversion set in its original box. The set consists of the grinder, ten interchangeable plates, several dozen rings of sandpaper, a screwdriver, instruction sheet and the box. The box is wooden with dovetailed corners and a hinged lid with metal clasp. On the front is an engraved metal plate which reads: "British and Foreign Patents Pending, Truepoint Contact Grinder".



Date Made


Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood;
processed material, metal;
processed material, paper.

Inscription and Marks

Engraved on a maker's plate on the front of the box: 'BRITISH & / FOREIGN / PATENTS / PENDING / TruePoinT / CONTACT GRINDER'


h 123mm x l 223mm x w 214mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, metal manufactures. metalworking

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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