Kasper 100

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Kasper 100


The cylinder movement Kasper 100 is from german pre-WWII production.

Unlike most other contemporary cylinder movements, this one already uses silver-toned plates and bridges.

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Of course, the ring balance is not shock protected.

Kasper 100: gear train

gear train

The Kasper 100 uses 6 ruby bearings / cap jewels: Four for the balance and two for the bearing of the cylinder wheel.

Kasper 100: Seitenansicht des Räderwerks

Seitenansicht des Räderwerks

Even though the specimen shown here runs pretty strong and steady after a revision, it shows a completely irregular pattern on the timegrapher. This is the result of the tips of the cylinder wheel permantly having contact with the balance cylinder. The noise of it completely fools the timegrapher.

Kasper 100: main plate

main plate

On the dial side, you can see the rocking bar winding mechanism and the very simple click mechanism, which consists only of a simple spring.

Kasper 100: Kasper 100 dial side

Kasper 100 dial side

Technical data

Size:8 3/4''' (measured: 19,0mm)
Number of jewels:6
Shock protection(s): none
Balance bearing / direction hairspring:Clockwise
Moveable stud:no
Adjust mechanism:Long regulator arm
  • escape wheel
  • seconds wheel, third wheel, center minute wheel, mainspring barrel
Construction type:solid construction
Winding mechanism:rocking bar winding system
Setting lever spring:4 hole(s)
References: Flume: 1947 98

Usage gallery

Kasper 100: anonymous ladies' watch  (dial only)

anonymous ladies' watch (dial only)