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Pallet Stone Setter

From Horology magazine, April, 1939

Pallet Stone Setter

Harold H. Howard of Phoenix, Arizona, is the maker of the pallet stone setter shown here. It is made with a micrometer screw which can be swiveled 
in two places so as to be adjustable for any pallet stone. Either side may be heated independently. Mr. Howard uses a small electric heater to warm the tool.

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