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The George Daniels Co-Axial Escapement

The American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute has begun releasing historical videos and lectures on their youtube channel. The latest is a lecture by George Daniels presented at the 30th Anniversary of AWI in 1990.

Come in a little closer . . .

As a watchmaker we have to examine every part of every watch to check for defects. The smallest imperfection in a watch can make a big problem. If you click on the picture you can see it closer up. This image is taken at 140 power magnification. It may seem like a very small amount […]


My first exposure to mechanical timepieces was a mechanical stopwatch which lay buried in the back of my father’s desk. I loved the way it felt when you started & stopped it. I loved the sound it made. At the time I had no idea I would end up working with watches but I definitely […]

Omega Co-axial Training

The long awaited details from my Co-Axial training at Omega, USA. First things first, if you haven’t taken the time to look at a Omega’s (Geo. Daniel’s) Co-axial escapement you are in for a treat. The principles of servicing the swiss lever escapement do not apply to the co-axial escapement, don’t try and apply them. […]