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|Kaiser 8 (38/0)|
19.5''', Dm=Do= 44.0mm
(base plate and 3/4 plate same size)
f = 18000 A/h
Balance staff U1357 / U2105
Mainspring / battery
2.00 x 16.0 x 0.20mm
2.00 x 1.00 / 0.25mm
Comments about the data
open face calibre
ratchet on dial side, hidden crown mechanism with rocker bar
in catalogs listed as Kaiser 8 or Kaiser 38/0
The similarities between Kaiser 8 (38), Kienzle 16-46, and to certain extent Würthner 19.5''' is surely no accident. Nothing is known about a cooperation, but likely tools were passed from one to the other.
38/0: 0 jewels, pin lever, pointed staff
38/10: 10 jewels, pin lever, pivoted staff
38/15: 15 jewels, pallet lever, pivoted staff, double roller
manufacturing process modifications:
W8: 0 jewels, pin lever, pointed staff
probably further variants were made this way
Example, year: signature; shock device
1962: 2 62, West Germany
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