Animation of strip pallet recoil escapement. A very inexpensive but effective pallet shaped by bending a strip of steel into the shape shown in the video produced a strong running and dependable recoil escapement. The strip pallet recoil escapement was commonly seen on the most popular affordable clocks. Proving itself a dependable, tough and worthy addition to horology in addition to ease of manufacturing the strip pallet found it’s way into the American clock market making it the most common household escapement ever produced.