American Facetor Faceting Machine - Complete Set!! NR!!
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You are bidding on an American Facetor faceting machine, manufactured by ARG Sales Company, serial number 792. The American Facetor is the only machine with a patented no column design. This concept was invented by Mr. Earl Montgomery, a renowned gemologist and engineer. ARG Sales Company stopped making the American Facetor to focus on making sighting systems for missiles for the US government. Only the highest standards of materials and workmanship were used in the manufacturing of this machine. Some of the benefits of this machine are fewer adjustments, simplicity of operation, and easy inspection of the stone. This machine uses 6 inch cutting laps. The programmed index plates it comes with are wonderful to use because they eliminate the possibility of mis-indexing. It also comes with the preforming attachment and nine cams. Included also is the original two piece transfer fixture with upgraded hardened steel locking pauls. The light, drip tank, dop sticks, and high angle reference pointer are all original to the machine. Please note this machine does not come with a 45 degree angle dop, because it doesn't use one. You simply set the facet head to 0 degrees in order to cut and polish the table. This eliminates a great deal of frustration. The splash pan is original, but has been modified so that a section can be removed to... read more