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Elgin 761

Features
automatic
sweep second

Data
6/0 size, 10 x 11.5''', Dm= 22.5 x 25.6mm
H=4.3mm
27 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 34h

Hands
1.15 x 0.78 / 0.22mm

Comments about the data

Remarks
1958-1963
flat freesprung hairspring
DuraBalance regulator: balance with two regulating weights, shifted simultaneously along the spiral-shaped spokes with a regulator lever
Elgin combined settings (similar to Kif Duofix) for the balance; shock protection is realized by the elastical balance spokes
indirectly driven minute leaves space for a big balance and a rugged rotor bearing
automatic with two roller freewheels stacked on the rotor hub
unusual: ratchet only in selfwinding gear, crown mechanism with rocker bar

family:
760: 30 jewels, 6 Adj.
761: 27 jewels, Adj'd

Example, year: signature; shock device
ca. 1960: Elgin, U.S.A, Adj'd, 27 Jewels

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The movements presented in this caliber finder are not for sale. This is only a data sheet for identification and evaluation of the movement calibre, as well as for approximate dating.

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