Posted 3 years ago
Note that this movement is made with only three pillars, instead of the usual four. It is powered by an endless chain and a single weight of about fifteen pounds. (The effective driving weight to each train would be 1/2 that, or 7-1/2 pounds.) Someone removed the lifting and locking levers, the rack and the gathering pallet many years ago. I gave the customer a quote to restore the strike, but they did not want to spend that much money on it.
The photos are, from left to right: time train, strike train, movement on the test horse, dial