escapement

GP’s revolutionary Constant Force Escapement

Girard-Perregaux is not a name that many recognise, however their revolutionary watch, the Constant Force Escapement will definitely strike a chord with many watch aficionados. To put it simply, they have overcome one of the long standing issues with mechanical watches in a very unique way. I really should have [...]
By |November 8th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Omega’s Co-Axial Movements

Co-axial watches are those that feature a co-axial escapement. Friction is the enemy for a mechanical watch as it reduces efficiency and stability. Co-axial escapements are a low friction alternative to the traditional Swiss lever design and has been used widely in the Omega lineup. What is an escapement? The [...]