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Watch 240: The Swiss Lever Escapement

June 15 @ 8:00 am - June 19 @ 3:00 pm UTC-4

$1095
An acceptable amount of lubrication cleanly applied.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The purpose of this course is to gain a good theoretical understanding in order to evaluate the condition of the lever escapement and thus proceed with the verification and analysis of the escapement functions. Students will learn

  • The fundamentals of the proper functioning of the lever escapement.
  • How to make all the adjustments with ease and confidence.
  • The effects of adjustments on timing.
  • Proper lubrication methods and its effect on timing and overall performance.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum 3 years full-time experience in watch-repair (and/or) Having attended the following AWCI Courses: 21st Century Watchmaking Standards and/or Automatic Watch Repair
  • Ownership of the book The Theory of Horology is essential.
  • Must read pages 99-101 of The Theory of Horology, prior to attending the course
  • Knowledge of watch & escapement terminology

Length of course: 40 hours in 5 days, (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)

Cost $1095 for AWCI members $1245 for non-members

 

Contact AWCI education director Jason Champion to register for this class at education@awci.com or 866-367-2924 extension 303

 

Details

Start:
June 15 @ 8:00 am UTC-4
End:
June 19 @ 3:00 pm UTC-4
Cost:
$1095
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Venue

AWCI – Harrison, Ohio
701 Enterprise Dr
Harrison, OH 45030 United States
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Phone:
513-367-9800
Website:
www.awci.com/hotels
AWCI

American Watchmakers – Clockmakers Institute

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