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Bifora 103


Bifora 103Bifora 103


Bifora made some very beautiful movements in their history, and this caliber 103 is certainly one of them. With stripe decorations (cannot be seen in this scan), indirect second (which was destroyed by a bad watchmaker) and a very early shock protection this is probably the nicest looking Bifora caliber.

As on many old Bifora movements, it can only be identified on the dial side.


 Technical data

Number of jewels16
EscapementAnchor with pallets
BalanceNickel screw balance
Shock protection(s)Super Shock Resist
Balance cock directionclockwise
Hairspring studfixed
Regulator typeLong regulator arm
Movement constructionFork
Escapement wheel, Fourth wheel, Third wheel, Center wheel
Center second pinion
Mainspring barrel
FunctionsHour, minute, second
Beats per hour18000
Production time1941 - 1952
Image in Flume Werksucher 1952 8
Bifora 103BiforaBifora1031941 - 195210 1/2''''''Bifora 10316 Jewels, 10 1/2'''''', 18000 A/h, SCI