Then we must admit that the design possesses at least a modicum of its own character apart from being merely derivative. However, that appears to be much more true of the Chopard Alpine Eagle than this Iron Walker.
I notice many great watchmakers started with learning to repair old clocks. In this way, they deeply learned how classic movements are made. I'd encourage you, as you continue your watchmaking studies, to see how you can apprentice under experienced watchmakers and clockmakers. Nowadays, hand finish
That would be awesome, I hope they do that if they haven't! I would love to have a sense of "getting" this escapement--really knowing how it works and the way each piece moves and needs to move to do its task, in relation to the other pieces. Sometimes that's hard enough (for me, at least) in a more