Skeleton Clock Collection, Page Three

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Edward Dent, London, England, c.1970s Edward Dent, London, England, c.1970s Edward Dent, London, England, c.1970s
Single train, Earnshaw detent chronometer escapement. Annular dial w/ zodiac Single train, Hardy chronometer balance, with his constant force escapement (remontoire). Harrison style grasshopper escapement w/ compound 2 second pendulum and his spring style 20 second remontoire. Design by Martin Burgess. #6 of 35 made.

 

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Jean Wagner, Paris, France, c. 1860 Unknown, German, c.1890 S.B. Gaze, London, England. 1833
Three train, miniature flat bed frame tower clock. Unique gravity escapement based on Thomas Reid's design, exhibition piece for Paris Fair of 1861. Three train, miniature strap frame tower clock. Graham type deadbeat escapement. Two train, anchor escapement. Two week duration.

 

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 Scherer, Paris, France, c. 1870. Addition of orrery by Roland Jarvis, England c. 1960. H.A. Campiche & Paul Ditisheim, Geneva, Switzerland, c.1910. Evans of Handsworth, England. c. 1860
Two train, Brocott escapement. With orrery containing planets from Mercury to Saturn.  Compensated,  1/2 second gridiron pendulum with temperature indicator. Earnshaw detent escapement, jeweled movement. Experimental model made for later production chronometer marketed by Ditisheim. Single train, anchor escapement. Triple frame.

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