Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Geneva, May 14, 2017
FUSEE CUTTING ENGINE Swiss or French, circa 1840. Fine and rare steel and brass fusee cutting engine. Head screw with a crank lever moves the cutting tool bracket via a pivoted steel lever, the amount of linear displacement is controlled by adjusting the arc of the pivoted lever by sliding it along the slot, cutter holder with large thumb piece, set inclined on brass foot. Very good condition.