Lévy Model No. 1 Lépine

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18 1/2”’ | Hand Wind | Swiss Lever | Small Seconds |

Remarks:

  • The Swiss patent number 35344 marked on the wheel train bridge belongs to a patent granted to Leon Lévy & frères in 1905. The patent describes the balance bridge used here instead of a balance cock.

 

  • Listing ID: 854
  • Manufacturer / Brand: Lévy Model No. 1 Lépine
  • Caliber: Model No. 1 Lépine
  • Size: 18 1/2'''
  • Shape: Round
  • Winding: Manual (Crown)
  • Hand Setting: Crown
  • Seconds Hand: Small seconds
  • Escapement: Lever (Swiss, English, Glashütte)
  • Date & Day: None
  • Jewels: 15
  • Setting Lever Screw/Pin Position: Left
  • Balance Position: Left (240 - 360°)
  • Shock Protection: None
  • Beats per hour: 18,000
  • Balance Type: Monometallic screw balance with Breguet hairspring
  • Power Reserve: Unknown
  • Production Period: Around 1905
  • Identification: Registered by Leon Lévy & frères in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce on 25.11.1905 as model No. 1. Model No. 1 is not an official caliber designation, but was used to register the design.
  • External Link: https://uhrforum.de/threads/identifizierte-uhrwerke-die-weder-bei-ranfft-lorenz-noch-im-watch-wiki-zu-finden-sind.86322/page-52#post-7123491
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Contributor ©: Uhrforum.de member Badener (Andreas Kelz)

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