Object Detail


Maker and Role
Eugene Pacaud (Swiss), Patentee
Florentine Jones (b.1841, d.1916), Assignee
Date
Oct 11 1875
Object Type
Media
Iron, metal
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 1 3/4" (6.4 x 4.4cm)
Description
Pacaud's patent "relates to certain new and useful improvements in stem-winding and stem-setting watches, having for their principle object the simplifying and perfecting of the mechanism by which the 'Breguet ratchet' of stem-winding watches is shifted to allow the setting of the hands." His invention consists "mainly, in the means employed on the spring-arm of the Breguet ratchet to the watch-case..." (Patent Number 168,774)
Collection
Rothschild Patent Model Collection
Object No
2015.14.2039a,b
Currently on Display
No

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