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The Background to English Horology
Preclockwork Time Measurement
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alarum anchor escapement antique clocks arch arrangement back plate balance barrel bell bob pendulum bracket clocks brass burnished calendar catgut chapter ring chronometer clockmakers clocks and watches count wheel cycloidal dealers decorative dial plate disc domestic clocks driving weight Dutch early eight-day eighteenth century elaborate engraved escapement wheel example F1gure fashion French frets Fromanteel front plate fusee gilded going train hammer Harrison hood horological hour hand Huyghens Knibb lacquer lantern clock less London long-case clocks mahogany marine chronometer marquetry metal minute hand mounted moved movement nineteenth century original ormolu pallet pallet arbor particularly pendulum clock piece pillars pinions pivot holes quarter-chiming rack regulator repairers rotating seen seventeenth century shape side silvered spandrels spring clocks spring-driven striking clock striking mechanism striking train style suitable suspension swing thirty-hour clocks Thomas Tompion timekeeping timepiece Tompion trunk turn usually verge escapement Victorian weight-driven wheel teeth whilst winding holes