Lever escapement

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See Escapement.

See also: Lever

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Endowed with a moon phase and power-reserve indicator at 12 o'clock, and the hours chapter and small seconds at 6 and 7 o'clock, respectively, the model is powered by a cutting-edge self-winding movement featuring a silicon escape-wheel, silicon balance spring, and in-line lever escapement.
The James Condliff skeleton clock, circa 1840 and aclose-up of the Condliff type lever escapement, surmounted by a steel five-spoke balance wheel and a helical hairspring that powers the clock's movement ALL PHOTOGRAPHS: Tennants Auctioneers
technological advances during the 18th century saw the introduction of the cylinder escapement and the spring detent escapement by Arnold and Earnshaw with a bimetallic compensation balance, but the lever escapement developed by Thomas Mudge proved to be the most valuable asset to the watch-making industry of the time.