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Confabulations, A Humorous Look at Complications

By Richard Watkins

2007, 10 pages, ill

This article looks at complications used in watches and considers how useful or useless they are. It includes equation of time, strange displays, tourbillons, power reserve and torque indicators, repeaters, chronographs, perpetual calendars, time zones and alarms. It was published in the NAWCC Bulletin, April 2007.

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Illustration: Mechanism for an equation of time display.