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Brass Fusee Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
138
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Fusee Engine, probably French, mid-18th century, the frame with steel runner and work holder, swan neck cutter frame, threaded advance mechanism and steel crank with wooden handle, lg. 9 in.

Note: Crom #2 illustrates and discusses this piece in plate 920. The present example is part of a pair, the other example at the Gold, Silver and Clock Museum, Netherlands.
Estimate $200-400

The advance crank is a restoration based on the other known example.

Keywords

steel crank, steel runner, The Netherlands, Clock Museum, Clocks, Crank, Crom, Watches