Förster 226

 
Förster 226

Förster 226

Description

The caliber 226 is part of the 220 series, which was launched in 1969. It contains an instant changing date indicator with quickset mechanism and a weekday display, which shows the abbreviated day in four letters. Other movements normally only use three letters.

On the technical side, it contains an incabloc shock protection and a rotor which winds the watch in both directions. Its height with 5.2mm is rather low.

Technical data

Manufacturer:Förster
Caliber:226
Size:11 1/2'''
A/h:21600
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 (direct center seconds)
  • QG (date indication (aperture))
  • JG (weekday indication (aperture))
  • RDR (date corrector)
  • AUT (selfwinding)
Production period:197x
References: Flume: K3 177
Mentioning in literature (years): 1969 - 1971

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