FE 140-C

 
FE 140-C

FE 140-C

Description

The FE 140-C is a common 11 12 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.

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 dial side

FE 140-C dial side

Technical data

Manufacturer:FE
Caliber:140-C
Number of jewels:17
Escapement:Pallet lever
Balance types: Nickel anular balance
Shock protection(s): Ruby-Neutro-Shock
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Balance bearing / direction hairspring:Clockwise
Moveable stud:yes
Adjust mechanism:Hairspring key
Construction:
  • lever
  • escape wheel, seconds wheel, third wheel, large driving wheel
  • mainspring barrel
Winding mechanism:yoke winding system
Setting lever spring:4 hole(s)
Features:(SCD)
Functions:hour, minute, (second)
A/h:21600
Size:11 1/2'''
Literature: Flume: K3N1 -

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