SERVICE & REPAIR: Roskopf Pocket Watch Pin-pallet Escapement

SERVICE & REPAIR: Roskopf Pocket Watch Pin-pallet Escapement

Georges Frederic Roskopf was a watchmaker during the mid-1800s. He developed the pin-pallet escapement (an easily and cheaply manufactured escapement used in inexpensive watches). His objective was to produce an affordable decent quality pocket watch, and that he did. This example is a plain, utilitarian, practical, and serviceable watch. Built well enough to be restored … Continue reading SERVICE & REPAIR: Roskopf Pocket Watch Pin-pallet Escapement