Co-axial Escapement

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Here is something for fans of things mechanical.

Co-axial escapement – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Co-axial escapement is a type of modern watch escapement mechanism invented by English watchmaker George Daniels. Considered by many to be one of the most significant horological advancements since the invention of the lever escapement, the co-axial escapement functions with virtually no lubrication thereby eliminating one of the shortcomings of the traditional lever escapement.

Watch an animation here. Wikipedia states:

He is one of the few living watchmakers who can create a complete watch by hand; including the case and dial.

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