Occitane

Occitan cross, strong emblem of my region of Toulouse deserves to be in the spotlight. The twelve signs of the zodiac are represented as on Capitol Square in Toulouse.

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The time is assured, the pendulum beating the second with his second hand. This clock with well-balanced gear trains is totally silent.

The materials remain unchanged: boxwood pinions; boxwood and bamboo frame, bamboo pendulum, beech spacers, birch plywood aircraft quality large pinions, brass and chrome steel axes, synchronous micro-motor, PTFE bearing.

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Zodiac signs were manually engraved with pantograph guide in cylinders boxwood with 0.8mm milling-cutter.