Object Detail


Maker and Role
Eugene Pacaud (Swiss), Patentee
Florentine Jones (b.1841, d.1916), Assignee
Date
Nov 25 1873
Object Type
Media
Metal
Dimensions
1 3/4" (4.4cm)
Description
Pacaud's patent "has for its object to improve the construction and operation of the devices used for connecting and disconnecting the hand-setting mechanism of stem-winding watches. To this end, the invention consists in the combination of a curved spring-lever having a pointed shoulder with the Breguet ratchet, and with a pivoted angle-lever having a beveled point adapted to engage with the sides of the shoulder of the spring-lever..." (Patent Number 144,859)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.1657a,b
Currently on Display
No

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