Junghans J83 E; Junghans 683.76; date

Caliber Junghans J83 E; Junghans 683.76

Automatic; Date


Junghans J83 E; Junghans 683.76; Front; photo/collection: M. Bütow


Junghans J83 E; Junghans 683.76; movement; photo/collection: M. Bütow

  • Type: men´s wristwatch
  • Manufacturer on dial: Junghans
  • Trademarks/imprint: JUNGHANS AUTOMATIC
  • Number of jewels: 29
  • Escapement: lever escapement
  • Balance staff: Glucydur-balance wheel
  • Shock protection: Junghans II
  • Particularity: Economic-Version; chromed movement
  • Beats per hour: 19.800 A/h
  • Dimensions of movement: 12.5”’
  • Time of production: 1957 – 1964;
  • Functions: Automatic; Date
  • Display: hour, minute, sweep second; date
  • Dial: White; black, printed bar indexes; Hour-line longer than minute-lines; Tritium dots  twice at 12; inside: black, printed hour numerals 1 - 12; exterior printed numerals at 5-minute intervals; Design probably Max Bill
  • Hands: Bar, chrome plated, with luminous material
  • Second hand: chromed thread with counter weight
  • Case form: round
  • Case diameter (mm): 34
  • Case material: Steel
  • Back: Steel, bolted
  • Strap: no


This watch is most likely manufactured in very small series and the dial is designed by Max Bill.

Additional information: The Top Product: Junghans J83

Many thanks to M. Bütow for the pictures of this great watch of his collection!