Kappeler 19'''

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19”’ | Hand Wind | Swiss Lever | Small Seconds |

Remarks:

  • Swiss Patent 12250 marked on the bridge side describes the barrel bridge of this movement -> See identification below
  • Another Swiss patent number 11488 is marked on the dial side. It was granted to Jules Golay in 1896 and describes the hand setting mechanism

 

  • Listing ID: 5659
  • Manufacturer / Brand: Kappeler
  • Caliber: 19'''
  • Size in French Lignes: 19''', height 6.5 mm
  • Size range mm largest diameter: > 40 mm
  • Shape: Round
  • Winding: Manual (Crown)
  • Hands Setting: Crown
  • Seconds Hand: Small seconds
  • Escapement: Lever (Swiss, English, Glashütte)
  • Date, Day, Month...: None
  • Jewels: 15
  • Setting Lever Screw/Pin Position: Left
  • Balance Position: Bottom (120 - 240°)
  • Shock Protection: None
  • Beats per hour: 18,000
  • Balance Type: Bimetallic screw balance with Breguet hairspring
  • Power Reserve: Unknown
  • Production Period: Around 1896
  • Identification: Movement marked with 'Patent C. K. & Co,' and Swiss patent number 12250. Patent CH 12250 was granted to Carl Kappeler from Biel in 1896. Movement not listed in any movement identifier known to me.
  • External Link: https://uhrforum.de/threads/identifizierte-uhrwerke-die-weder-bei-ranfft-lorenz-noch-im-watch-wiki-zu-finden-sind.86322/page-65#post-9060208
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Contributor ©: Uhrforum.de member Badener (Andreas Kelz)

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