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Object Name Clock
Catalog Number 89.47.17
Collection Timepiece
Other Name Escapement Model
Date 1978
Description c. 1978 Beeler Galileo Or Detent Escapement model
Named for its designer, Galileo, this model can also be called a detent escapement since the arm above the crutch arbor interrupts the turning of the escape wheel. In this particular escapeement, all of the wheels and pinions turn clockwise. engraved on back of dial "Made and designed by Fred A. Beeler, Kalamazoo Mi. Clock #29. Completed July 18th 1978"
Maker Fred A. Beeler
Place of Origin Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA
Weight in movement box along wall.

Updated by Cara M. Lower 8/7/14