Longines 17B

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17”’ | Key Wind | Swiss Lever | Small Seconds |

Remarks:

  • Lateral anchor with hidden pallets
  • According to the above-mentioned book, the movement was built from 1870 onwards, but the serial number on the movement is more likely to date from 1884

 

  • Listing ID: 1579
  • Manufacturer / Brand: Longines
  • Caliber: 17B
  • Size: 17'''
  • Shape: Round
  • Winding: Manual (Key)
  • Hand Setting: Key
  • Seconds Hand: Small seconds
  • Escapement: Lever (Swiss, English, Glashütte)
  • Date & Day: None
  • Jewels: 15
  • Setting Lever Screw/Pin Position: None (Key Winding)
  • Balance Position: Left (240 - 360°)
  • Shock Protection: None
  • Beats per hour: 18,000
  • Balance Type: Bimetallic screw balance
  • Power Reserve: Unknown
  • Production Period: Probably around 1884
  • Identification: Listed in Patrick Linder's book: At the Heart of an Industrial Vocation, Longines watch movements (1832 - 2007).
  • External Link: https://uhrforum.de/threads/identifizierte-uhrwerke-die-weder-bei-ranfft-lorenz-noch-im-watch-wiki-zu-finden-sind.86322/page-44#post-5777922
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Contributor ©: Uhrforum.de member Badener (Andreas Kelz)

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