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Clemens Riefler

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of Munich and Nesselwang

Makers of clocks and mathematical instruments.

Established in 1841 to make mathematical instruments.

One of Clemens's sons, Sigmund, patented a new form of escapement for high precision clocks, which was a great improvement on the established type.[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology' edited by Lance Day, Ian McNeil