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Gruen 621 (FHF Robert 8.75''')

Features
manual wind
sub second

Data
8.75''', Dm= 19.4mm, Do= 19.8mm
H= 3.25mm
F= 0.4mm
T= 1.5mm
15 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 34h

Mainspring / battery
1.15 x 7.5 x 0.10 x 215mm

Hands
1.30 x 0.60mm

Comments about the data

Remarks
1917-
differences not known between 100, 101, 620...623, 626, 627
FHF ran several factories in Fontainemelon, and one was named after the founders Fabrique Robert. The calibres produced there are recorded in few registers (pretty poor and contradictionary) under names like Font Robert, FF Robert, FHF Robert. Bestfit mentions the Gruen 103 as an FHF Robert 8.75''' downsized to 8'''. But the example here (from a Wilka Watch) demonstrates, that this size was available right from factory. Obviously the 8.75''' calibres Gruen 100, 101, 620...623, 626, 627 are also based on this calibre, and are accordingly listed here, but realiable informations can't be given here.

Swiss Patent 51482:
setting mechanism without setting-lever spring
filed 05-03-1910, FHF, Fabrique d'Horlogerie de Fontainemelon (CH)

Example, year: signature; shock device
ca. 1925: - 39, +51482
(FHF Robert 8.75''')

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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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