Specification of August Guye - Escapement for Chronometers and Watches - No. 2003

Catalogue no: 1059
Dewey No: Subject(s): Patents
Author(s): August Guye
Total pages: 8 Illustrations: 1 fold out Language(s): English Publication date: 1858
Editor: Publisher: The Great Seal Patent Office
Dimensions: 290mm x 200mm Condition: Blue paper cover fragile
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Relates to; "Improvements in the Escapement of Chronometers and Watches". The patent describes improvements to the lever and detent escapements "whereby a more steady and uniform action is ensured, and the watch or chronometer is prevented from being stopped, or its movements affected by any sudden shock or other disturbance". Printed 1859
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