AS 1749

 
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AS 1749

Description

In the 1960ies, AS experimented to find out if a winding mechanism, winding in both directions is better, than a winding mechanism, winding only in one direction. For this, in that movement, the winding mechanism was an exchangeable module, located between “6” and “7”.

In the movement shown here, a caliber 1749, which extended the base caliber AS 1748 by a date mechanism, the winding module for only one direction was built in and so the movement winds only conterclockwise.

Technical data

Manufacturer:AS
Caliber:1749
Number of jewels:25
Escapement:Pallet lever
Balance types: Nickel anular balance
Shock protection(s): Incabloc
Balance bearing / direction hairspring:Clockwise
Moveable stud:yes
Adjust mechanism:Hairspring key
Features:SCD,QG,AUT
Functions:hour, minute, second, day, selfwinding
A/h:18000
Size:11 1/2'''
Literature: Flume: K3 184