Duplex escapement


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a peculiar kind of watch escapement, in which the scape-wheel has two sets of teeth. See Escapement.

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A carved ivory memento mori with semi the form of price PS1,500-PS Inside the gilt brass case was a duplex escapement with a finely pierced and engraved clock, the centre set with a rose diamond, while the lower section was decorated with an oval profile of a gentleman, either Flote himself, or else the gentleman who commissioned it.
A carved ivory memento mori with semi precious the form of price PS1,500-PS Inside the gilt brass case was a duplex escapement with a finely pierced and engraved clock, the centre set with a rose diamond, while the lower section was decorated with an oval profile of a gentleman, either Flote himself, or else the gentleman who commissioned it.
He thus became the first person in Le Locle to produce cylinder escapements, duplex escapements, perpetual calendar escapements and equation of time escapements.