Deadbeat escapement


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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The movement with deadbeat escapement and maintaining power makes it a good timekeeper and it is likely this clock was made by William for his own workshop, to test clocks and watches before dispatch to customers.
It is said to be 'a genuine half-hunter [...] with deadbeat escapement'.(7) His watch regulates his schedule, and he is devastated when he loses it.
Another regulator made pounds 5,800, this one a Victorian Scottish rosewood domestic example, circa 1850, with four-pillar bell-striking movement with Harrison's maintaining power, deadbeat escapement and mercury compensated pendulum.