Cannon Pinion


Watch 101 - What is a Cannon Pinion

Watch 101 - What is a Cannon Pinion

This is the center of the watch’s work of motion. The cannon pinion is an essential part for the timepiece to work. It sends the movement from the wheels up to the face of the watch. Without this, the time keeping display won’t function. It is commonly situated in the center wheel wherein the minute hand is located. A friction fit is usually used to attach a cannon pinion.

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