Rayville / Blancpain R.59

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2 3/4 x 8 1/4”’ | Hand Wind (Backwinder) | Swiss Lever | No Seconds |

Remarks:

  • Rayville SA = company name of Blancpain from 1932 for about 40 years
  • Winding on the bridge side (backwinder)
  • Escape wheel with KIF Duofix setting

 

  • Listing ID: 4502
  • Manufacturer / Brand: Rayville / Blancpain
  • Caliber: R.59
  • Size: 2 3/4 x 8 1/4''' (the 2 3/4''' is a manufacturer's specification, it is actually more like 3''')
  • Shape: Form
  • Winding: Manual (Crown)
  • Hand Setting: Crown
  • Seconds Hand: None
  • Escapement: Lever (Swiss, English, Glashütte)
  • Date & Day: None
  • Jewels: 17
  • Setting Lever Screw/Pin Position: None (Backwinder)
  • Balance Position: Right (0 - 120°)
  • Shock Protection: KIF Flector
  • Beats per hour: 21,600
  • Balance Type: Screw balance
  • Power Reserve: Unknown
  • Production Period: Unknown, probably around 1955
  • Identification: Marked R.59 on the dial side, Listed in the "Official Catalogue of genuine Swiss Watch repair parts" from 1955.
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Contributor ©: Uhrforum.de member Badener (Andreas Kelz)

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