Förster BF 226

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11 1/2”’ | Automatic | Swiss Lever | Direct Sweeping Seconds | Date | Day |

Remarks:

  • BF /FB = Bernhard Förster
  • Date quick-setting by pulling the crown
  • Day quick-setting by repeatedly changing 20 – 24 o’clock
  • Ratchet wheel and click underneath the barrel bridge
  • Movement family:
    • BF 200: Hand winding, no date
    • BF 212: Hand winding, date
    • BF 214: Hand winding, separate apertures for date and day windows (date an day split by a gap)
    • BF 216: Hand winding, one aperture for date and day window
    • BF 216: Hand winding, date, peripheral day ring
    • BF 220: Automatic, no date
    • BF 222: Automatic, date
    • BF 224: Automatic, separate apertures for date and day windows (date an day split by a gap)
    • BF 225: Automatic, date, day, digital display (hours, minutes)
    • BF 226: Automatic, one aperture for date and day window
    • BF 228: Automatic, date, peripheral day ring

 

  • Listing ID: 7574
  • Manufacturer / Brand: Förster
  • Caliber: BF 226
  • Size in French Lignes: 11 1/2''', height 5.2 mm
  • Size range mm largest diameter: 22 - 31 mm
  • Shape: Round
  • Winding: Automatic
  • Hands Setting: Crown
  • Seconds Hand: Sweeping seconds (central seconds)
  • Escapement: Lever (Swiss, English, Glashütte)
  • Date, Day, Month...: Date & Day
  • Jewels: 25
  • Setting Lever Screw/Pin Position: Left
  • Balance Position: Right (0 - 120°)
  • Shock Protection: Incabloc
  • Beats per hour: 21,600
  • Balance Type: Nickel
  • Power Reserve: Approx. 40 hours
  • Production Period: 1969+
  • Identification: Movement plate marked with Förster logo (FB) and 226. Listed in the magazine 'Neue Uhrmacher-Zeitung' 14/1969. Original datasheet available.
  • Country: Germany
  • Contributor ©: Uhrforum.de member Badener (Andreas Kelz)

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