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.
|Number of jewels:||25|
Nickel anular balance|
|Balance bearing / direction hairspring:||Clockwise|
|Adjust mechanism:||Hairspring key|
Flume: K3 177|
|Mentioning in literature (years):||1969 - 1971|