Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; Automatic; Power Reserve Indicator

Caliber Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75

Automatic; Power Reserve Indicator

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Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; Front

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Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; movement

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Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; movement

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Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; back

  • Type: men´s wristwatch
  • Manufacturer on dial: Junghans
  • Trademarks/imprint: JUNGHANS AUTOMATIC 22 JEWELS; Back: STAINLESS STEEL BACK SHOCK & WATERPROOF; J in eight-pointed star
  • Number of jewels: 22
  • Escapement: lever escapement
  • Balance staff: two-leg screw balance; scuttled screws
  • Shock protection: Junghans II
  • Particularity: Automatic; Power Reserve Indicator
  • Beats per hour: 18.000 A/h
  • Dimensions of movement: 10.5”’, corresponds to 23,3 mm, mit Guide ring for Automaticrotor: 29,8 mm; height 7 mm
  • Period of production: 1951 – 1953
  • Functions: automatic, power reserve indication
  • Display: hour, minute, sweep second, power reserve indication (at 6)
  • Dial: outer circle: cream; gilded Roman numerals (XII, III, VI, XI); gilded wedge indexes; inner circle: golden plated; radium dots; 12 luminous triangle; black minute lines, printed
  • Hands: Sword with luminous
  • Second hand: red; thread with counterweight
  • Case shape: round
  • Case diameter (mm): 35 mm
  • Case material: Brass, gilded
  • Back: Steel, screwed
  • Bracelet/strap: no

Remark

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Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; detail

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Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; movement

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Junghans J80/8; Junghans 680.75; movement

The Junghans J80/8 was probably the predecessor of the J80/12, and originally had no power reserve indicator. Presumably, the plates of the J80/8 were then used for the movements with power reserve indicator. Engravings J80/8 are rare, probably the series was built only a few months.