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Clock Movement - Junghans, Germany, 1956 Object Reg. No: ST 024331

Summary:
Clock movement, Junghans, Germany, 1956.
Description:
Brass movement mounted on plastic base. Balance wheel attached to magnet above fixed magnet. The force of repulsion between the magnets helps suspend the balance wheel and reduce friction. The striking mechanism consists of three rods which vibrate when struck. A membrane in the base amplifies the gong.

Spring wound; lever escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Gebruder Junghans, 1956
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 18 cm (Height), 10 cm (Width), 22 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clockworks, striking clocks, a-11
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Clocks
Tertiary Classification: components
Manufacturer: Junghans Gebruder AG, Schramberg, Black Forest, Germany, 1956

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