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Echappement is the French expression for escapement (French échapper escape). Previously used word for a complete unit including balance wheel plus escapement.

An escapement system consists of three parts escapement wheel, lever and balance. An escapement can be used for various watches with matching gear train.

Detailed description of the functioning see

echappement.txt · Last modified: 11.10.2021 17:01 (external edit)

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