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It makes "tick" and "ding", what is this?

Kinpol

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Dear collegues,
Please be so kind and clear me what is this? It makes "tic" and "ding", and has duplex escapement...
Best regards
Krzysztof
 

Dr. Jon

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I do not believe this is metronome. It looks to be a timer for a task that requires that the person using it not look at the dial.
 

eri231

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the hypothesis of a metronome seems to me reliable, next to the balance bridge a scale from 8 to 20. "the metronome numbers " range from 80 to 208
regards enrico
 

Dr. Jon

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More likely people and not just walking. Astronomers used to time star crossing by listening to clock ticks. it may have been used on an assembly line to move product, or for training rowers on a racing shell.