Maier Model No. 1 Savonnette

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

Remarks:

  • Savonnette = hunter movement
  • Balance cock labeled FRÜHER (German for earlier) and SPÄTER (later)

 

  • Listing ID: 4159
  • Manufacturer / Brand: Maier
  • Caliber: Model No. 1 Savonnette
  • Size in French Lignes: 20'''
  • Shape: Round
  • Winding: Manual (Crown)
  • Hands Setting: Crown with lever
  • Seconds Hand: Small seconds
  • Escapement: Lever (Swiss, English, Glashütte)
  • Date, Day, Month...: None
  • Jewels: 16
  • 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 1889
  • Identification: The Lépine (open face) version of this movement was registered by Louis Maier on December 21, 1889 in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce 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-61#post-8716170
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Contributor ©: Uhrforum.de member Badener (Andreas Kelz)

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