The clockwork is, in clockwork, a part of the movement of the watch. It consists of all gears and sprockets.
The toothed wheels divide the time unit given by the regulator ( balance / spiral / anchor assembly ).
The sprocket wheels give the indication of the time measurement corresponding to the hands fixed to each sprocket:
- For the time being , the sprocket wheel of the hours,
- For the minute the gable of the minutes,
- For the second the pinion wheel of the seconds,