Tag: <span>Escapement</span>

The Roskopf or pin-pallet escapements are extremely simple watch movements. The movement design is named after its developer, the German-Swiss watchmaker Georg Friedrich Roskopf, and is characterised by an extremely…

Guides Lever movement Roskopf

These are the primary watch movement components found in most antique pocket watches, although the visual layout may change between models. In this post, we are looking at an antique…

Components Guides Lever movement

What is an ébauche? An ébauche is an unfinished movement and sold as such. In Switzerland, before 1850, an ébauche consisted of only the plate, bridges, fusee and the barrel.…

Components Ébauche Ébauche movement Guides

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Lever movement Movement Pocket watch Rotherham and Sons Wright & Craighead