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The C0-Axial Escapement: An Horological Hit
This week we thought we’d take a look back at Allen Farmelo’s dive into the co-axial escapement from December 2018. The history of the co-axial escapement, from an idea in the mind of George Daniels to near ubiquity among modern Omega watches, is fascinating, and makes you appreciate just how rare it is to create genuinely new innovations in watchmaking. Also included here is a video of Daniels himself explaining his creation, which is just about worth the price of admission alone.