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Common clock escapements: A description of common escapements and practical workshop methods for mechanical clocks ancient and modern

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The "common escapements" are those that are found in the domestic clocks that are most frequently found in a clock repairer's workshop. The average clock repairer is very rarely called upon to attend to a three legged gravity escapement or a "Graham grasshopper" (my earlier book "Practical clock escapements" deals with those). A book that deals with the design of the escapement only is very useful, but what a repairer really wants is a quiet word with the person who mauled the clock last and some useful information about ...

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Common clock escapements: A description of common escapements and practical workshop methods for mechanical clocks ancient and modern
2013, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781481837156

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