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40: Gents Lanco Manual Wind, Day/Date, ca. 1975


Accessories: none
Case: 12936-11393, Lanco, Stainless Steel Back, Swiss Made - chromed, plastic crystal, hidden lugs, steel screw back, D=mm34x38mm
Band: leather
Dial: Lanco, 17 Jewels, Swiss Made -  metal blue glazed, applied markers
Movement: EB 8800, Agon, Swiss, Unadjusted, 17 Jewels - calibre EB 8809, 17 jewels, pin-lever escapement, indirectly driven minute allows a big balance and low profile, shock protection by elastical spiral balance spokes (Fig.4)
Day: German, set by changing 20:20-24h
Date: quickset by reverse setting
Condition: C1, B0, D1, M0

Decay Meets Progress
Langendorf (Lanco), formerly one of the biggest manufacturers of medium and high grade watches, was acquired by the SSIH (today Swatch Group) in 1973. They had a large gap between their top brands Omega, Tissot, and their bottom brands Agon, Buler. And there they placed Langendorf. So Langendorf continued with enhanced pinlevers, but also watches with down.graded Tissot movements. This decay of the brand Lanco met the enhancement of pinlevers still at the beginning of the quartz crisis.  With jewel bearings these movements can compete with Swiss-lever movements refering durability, but of course not refering accuracy.

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14 days return privilege

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EU and Switzerland EUR 8.00
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Auction - Closed
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Seller Ranfft
Time 11-30-20, 11:27:01
Closes 10-28-20, 17:00:22
earliest 5 min after last bid
Bids 1
High bid EUR 40.00 (~UKŁ 36.36)
Reserve EUR 40.00 (~UKŁ 36.36)
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Start10-15-20, 12:55:58-EUR 40.00 (~UKŁ 36.36)
Zwerghase10-15-20, 16:22:11EUR 40.00 (~UKŁ 36.36)EUR 40.00 (~UKŁ 36.36)

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