Steel Fusee or Barrel Engine
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Steel Fusee or Barrel Engine, English, early 19th century, iron bar stock supports the work holder, cutter assembly and hand crank advance mechanism, together with an additional lead screw and crank, overall lg. 23 in.
Note: This tool is disussed in detail in Crom #3, pp. 314-315. The present example descended in the Murray family of Rothbury, Northumberland, UK.