Bolt heads before
, showing corrosion and after damascene. Bushings receiving same treatment. Notice that
there reamains some minor piting on the bolt damascene surface. This is allowed as too
much material would have to be removed in order to get rid of the deepest corrosion pits
and scratches. All wheel teeth are cleaned, polished and lacquered. Lacquering does not
affect performance on a clocks at this large a scale. Once assembled and running for a few
days, the lacquer is rubbed off the bearing surfaces of the teeth and appear as a white
dust that is wiped off.