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Jean Wagner, c. 1750, France. Two train, forged iron, end-to-end style birdcage frame. Pinwheel escapement equipped with rocking frame remontoire, 20 second period. One second pendulum. Spring style maintaining power. Count-wheel hour strike.  Movement 32"w x 16"h x 32"d. Overall height on original stand 57". Remontoire video clips #1, #2.

Click on the thumbnail to see an animation of the remontoire along with audio explaining its function. wagner retro thumb GIF.gif (262845 bytes) More discussion on remontoire here as well as the         author's paper on tower clocks.

Click on the picture to go to a page for more detail.

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