Jaeger-LeCoultre JLC 8NR = JLC 496

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6 3/4”’ | Hand Wind (Backwinder!) | Swiss Lever | No Seconds |

Remarks:

  • The movement is also available as 496K with shock protection
  • According to the JLC data sheet, the 496 was previously delivered as reference 402 and 427. These movements are therefore probably identical

 

  • Listing ID: 3682
  • Manufacturer / Brand: Jaeger-LeCoultre / JLC
  • Caliber: JLC 8NR = JLC 496
  • Size: 6 3/4''' (according to manufacturer 8'''!)
  • Shape: Round
  • Winding: Manual (Crown)
  • Hand Setting: Crown
  • Seconds Hand: None
  • Escapement: Lever (Swiss, English, Glashütte)
  • Date & Day: None
  • Jewels: 15
  • Setting Lever Screw/Pin Position: None (Backwinder)
  • Balance Position: Bottom (120 - 240°)
  • Shock Protection: None
  • Beats per hour: 18,000
  • Balance Type: Monometallic screw balance
  • Power Reserve: Unknown
  • Production Period: Unknown
  • Identification: Listed in the Quickfit 1961 and in the Marshall 1966. In the Engelkemper as 496 (8''' NR).
  • External Link: https://uhrforum.de/threads/identifizierte-uhrwerke-die-weder-bei-ranfft-lorenz-noch-im-watch-wiki-zu-finden-sind.86322/page-21#post-3182094
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Contributor ©: Uhrforum.de member Badener (Andreas Kelz)

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