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LOEHR Automatic Winding Pocket Watch

Loehr Patent Perpetual, Switzerland 1880’s The relationship between precision mechanics and gravity has been explored by inventors and watchmakers since ancient times, starting with the weights and pendulums of large clocks, and ending with self-winding devices and high-precision tourbillons. In this article we will examine a very unusual pocket watch with an automatic winding mechanism […]

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Quarter Repeater with Breguet Caliber and Ruby Cylinder Escapement

Quarter repeater mechanism with MF (MH) stamp, number 350. Paris, France, circa 1820. Until recently, this mechanism was in the collection of the famous collector Paul Chamberlain and is mentioned as number 701 in his book ‘It’s About Time’, published in 1943. After a tough battle at the auction, the watch has now migrated to

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