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The Caliber 181/183 [message #5660] Mon, 06 July 2015 17:22 Go to next message
Gary
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The 181 and 183 are practically identical in size and interchangeability at 4 3/4'''. The 181 is a 15 jewel and the 183 is a 7 jewel movement.

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181 (left) 183 (right)
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Re: The Caliber 181/183 [message #18981 is a reply to message #5660] Sun, 30 June 2024 22:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Jenneke is currently offline  Jenneke
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Dial side of an 183
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Keyless works parts look very similar to marc favre movements. In particular the yoke.
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Searched in the Official catalogue of swiss watch repair parts.

caliber number also in the range of proven favre calibers 1xx.

169 is also in the family (11 jewels)


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Re: The Caliber 181/183 [message #18983 is a reply to message #18981] Mon, 01 July 2024 04:25 Go to previous messageGo to next message
JackW is currently offline  JackW
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I think the ZJ marking on the dial is for Fluckiger.

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Re: The Caliber 181/183 [message #18985 is a reply to message #18983] Mon, 01 July 2024 04:59 Go to previous message
Jenneke is currently offline  Jenneke
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Yes, it is a Zelim Jacot dial. Many of the ladies cartouches are.

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