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„One Year Going“ (340 days) Regulator (“Laterndluhr”) “Hitzinger in Wien”

Laterndluhr – Jahresuhr Hitzinger in Wien

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Vienna, first half the 19th century

Jakob (Jacob) Hitzinger,
Vienna, 1820 master, †1856
polished mahogany veneer, maple stripe inlay
engine-turned and fire-gilt bronze (ormolu), silver-plated dial rings, indication of seconds
Graham escapement with solid steel arbor, precision movement, encapsulated with brass, maintaining power, knife-edge suspension, off-center weight which descends behind the pendulum, duration of 340 days
57 in

This wonderful regulator captivates not only through its special elegance and balanced proportions, but also through the special movement technique, which is reflected in the rare duration of nearly one year.

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