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   Frick Clock

spring motor
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On the bottom right side of the clock is the spring motor which is made up of toothed wheels, levers, drum and gears which turn. This motor provided the power for the program disk. Having this motor relieved the clock mechanism of any work which might interfere with time keeping. Figure 5 shows the drawing submitted to the U.S. Patent Office for this section of the clock.

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Carla Schutte, Mike Lipinski, Susan Silverman
Gail Watson, Tammy Payton
March 2000