Venus 54

 
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Venus 54

Description

The Venus 54 is an ellipse-shaped ladies’ watch movement with a swiss pallet lever escapement and 15 rubies.

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It is a direct relative to the Venus calibers 51 to 53; the differences between them are yet unknown.
These kind of form movements were only used for a short peroid of time.

motion works

motion works

The gear construction is a very typical one. The ring balance is probably still be made of bimetal, the two cuts which allow the expanding of the half-wheels is already missing; there’s only a lookalike small cutoff on top of the balance ring.

side view of the motion works

side view of the motion works

The balance is not yet shock protected and beats with contemporarily slow 18000 A/h.

main plate

main plate

On the Venus 54, the bearing rubis are of high quality. You see this on the fact, that they are not flat, but contain small oil reservoirs which protect the axles.

Venus 54 dial side

Venus 54 dial side

This movement has got a yoke winding system. It’s setting lever spring has got a characteristical cutout in a quad shape.

Technical data

Manufacturer:Venus
Caliber:54
Number of jewels:15
Escapement:Pallet lever
Balance types: bimetallic screw balance
Shock protection(s): none
Balance bearing / direction hairspring:Clockwise
Moveable stud:no
Adjust mechanism:Long regulator arm
Construction:
  • lever
  • escape wheel
  • seconds wheel, third wheel, center minute wheel
  • mainspring barrel
Winding mechanism:yoke winding system
Setting lever spring:3 hole(s)
Functions:hour, minute
A/h:18000
Size:6 1/2''' (measured: 14,7 x 25,0mm)
Literature: Flume: 1947 128

Usage gallery

unmarked ladies' watch

unmarked ladies' watch

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