It is likely that the lesser works were given to lesser engraver and that the master were given the custom work. It is probable that "engraver" were pay by the piece and that they were more preoccupy...Thierry Duguet 10-22-2016, 03:50 AM
In Atlanta, I would think Carlton's Rare Woods & Veneers would be a better source than ebay.horologist 10-22-2016, 01:28 AM
Exquisite as always Andrew...beautiful work and a wonderful story line.MikieDu 10-21-2016, 10:45 PM
is that a burnishing tool for the mistakes made from engraving drunk?truehand 10-21-2016, 10:15 PM
no, i haven't, but this topic came up a few years and it seems a couple people were pretty pleased with it, or ones like it.mitch 10-21-2016, 06:31 PM
I hear you... No matter what I'm actually looking for on eBay Inalways end up buying some leather tool or chunk of exotic wood. I have a lifetime supply of curly anigre and flame maple...Bluetickhound 10-21-2016, 06:26 PM
Sending people like us to Ebay or Amazon is kinda like sending us to a crack house...
Even if we don't find what we went there to find - we'll find something!
In my case, I got sidetracked...
I don't know what a "standard microscope camera" is, but I have one that I got from aliexpress and I am completely happy with the results it gives me, especially considering the 114 EUR pricetag....vilts 10-21-2016, 05:00 PM