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Iron and Brass Clock Barrel and Fusee Engine

Auction:
2502
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

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

Description:

Iron and Brass Clock Barrel and Fusee Engine, England, early 19th century, the iron and steel frame supporting a threaded advance mechanism with hand crank at the end used to advance the work while applying pressure to the cutting tool with the wooden handled lever, an associated eight-day longcase barrel in place for demonstration purposes, lg. 20 in.

Note: Crom #3 pictures and describes this tool on pp 302 and a similar tool is illustrated in the Wyke tool catalogue as shown in Crom #2 pp 155.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

steel frame, United Kingdom, similar tool, Barrel, Clocks, Horology, Measurement, Movement, Plane, Time