Jun 27, 2020,22:21 PM

A Dent detent escapement 

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 By: RG1 : June 27th, 2020-23:21

Thank you [nt]

 By: EdwardL : June 28th, 2020-21:10

your wish is my command...

 By: EdwardL : June 28th, 2020-21:15
these are old pics. those are the best i have. I remember the balance wheel was always coming in focus. and am not much of a photographer ...  

Thanks [nt]

 By: EdwardL : June 28th, 2020-21:16

As a pocket watch lover...

 By: Mike H : June 28th, 2020-16:35
...I am totally in love with yours Big congrats, awesome piece!

Some elements on the detent escapement:

 By: amanico : June 28th, 2020-22:45
Here is the explanation from my contact at the Manufacture: ( GP ) " In order to guarantee optimum rate accuracy, the detent escapement has a highly uncommon and extremely hard to make safety system: an anti-tripping safety pin placed on the hairspring. A...  

And another one.

 By: amanico : June 28th, 2020-22:52

Never seen such a feature

 By: EdwardL : June 29th, 2020-01:34
In any of the detent I own and used to own. Even in a few ship chronometers I had. Probably a more recent development. Nevertheless it is always interjng to learn. Thank you for sharing.

Aha!!!Good to know. Thanks

 By: EdwardL : June 29th, 2020-20:57
now I know what feature to look for in the next detent. Also the GP Detent looks way more complicated. Also I notice it has 2 Hair springs. Where as the vintage detents have the cylindrical hair spring and way more simple oops the image is inverted again....