Lexique du Génie Horloger

Already current, the Lexique du Génie Horloger, in 2 parts:
1) in blue, whose is extact how watches work.
2) glossary of watch-making keywords in red, and all illustrated with 30 explicative and comprehensive diagrams and sketches.

It exists in 3 different versions:

1. Français-Deutsch-English Edition with chapter "pieces and assembling of the movement" (2nd edition)

2. Chinese-English-Japanese + complement chapter "pieces and assembling of the movement" (2nd edition)
(appendix only 5.-CHF + carriage)

3. Russian-English-Greek Edition with chapter "pieces and assembling of the movement"

This book can be delivered all around the world for
32.-CHF (in Switzerland)
or 27.- (Europa)
or $ 38.-USD (everywhere else)

Payment cash or Visa.
To order: e-mail sales@watches-lexic.ch

Postal addresse:
am / assistance marketing
Prés-du-Lac 57ter
1400 Yverdon-les-Bains


You can also order it from :
Mus ée International d'Horlogerie, La Chaux-de-Fonds
Musée Patek Philippe, Genève,
Espace Horloger de la Vallée de Joux, Le Sentier
Watchprint, La Croix-sur-Lutry, and
Librairies Payot.


PALLETS. Part of the escapement of a watch or clock, made of steel or brass and shaped rather like a ships anchor.
The pallets used in a watch actually consist of two elements, viz. the pallets proper a and the fork b. The arms are fitted with two pallet-stones : c is the entry-pallet and d the exit-pallet, e is the lever, f is the opening of the fork, g the horns, h the dart or guard-pin fixed in the block k, and m the pallet-staff.
ANKER. Aus Stahl oder Messing hergestellter Teil der Uhrenhemmung, dessen Form einem Schiffsanker gleich.
Anker der tragbaren Uhr. Der verwendete Anker besteht aus zwei Organen, dem Anker a und der Gabel b. Der Anker trägt zwei Paletten aus Rubin : c ist die Eingangspalette und d ist die Ausgangspalette, e ist die Ankerstange, f der Gabeleinschnitt, g die Hörner, h ist der im Klötzcgen k eingesetzte Sicherheitsstift, m ist die Ankerwelle.

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