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The Epicyclic Skeleton Clock

At its heart, LIBRA, is a 10-day spring-driven pendulum clock. One of the interesting and unusual features found in this timepiece refers to its train, which is actually an epicyclic (planetary gearing) one. The motion work is based on the Ferguson Mechanical Paradox which avoids the need for a 12 to 1 gear train between the hour hand and the minute hand.

Perhaps, the most evident change that occurred, in order to be different from the original design, is the substitution of the metal case with two glass plates which give an impression as if the clock mechanism is suspended mid-air.

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