FE 140-C

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FE 140-C


The FE 140-C is a common 11 1/2 ligne caliber of the France Ebauches. It uses a shock protected nickel balance and a direct driven center second. The plates are slightly decorated.

As its shock protection systems, at least Antichoc and Ruby-Neutro-Shock are known.

FE 140-C: Version mit Ruby-Neutro-Shock-Stoßsicherung

Version mit Ruby-Neutro-Shock-Stoßsicherung

A true curiosity is the location of the seventeenth jewel: It bears the hands setting gear. On the list of useless jewels, it has got a top position for sure.

FE 140-C: FE 140-C dial side

FE 140-C dial side

Technical data

Size:11 1/2'''
lift angle:52°
Number of jewels:17
Escapement:Pallet lever
Balance types: Nickel anular balance
Shock protection(s): Ruby-Neutro-Shock
Balance bearing / direction hairspring:Clockwise
Moveable stud:yes
Adjust mechanism:Hairspring key
  • lever
  • escape wheel, seconds wheel, third wheel, large driving wheel
  • mainspring barrel
Winding mechanism:yoke winding system
Setting lever spring:4 hole(s)
  • SCD (direct center seconds) (optional)
References: Flume: K3N1 -

Usage gallery

FE 140-C: Prätina gents watch

Prätina gents watch

FE 140-C: LEX gents watch

LEX gents watch