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Junghans pocket watch J47, last update 19.02.2019

Junghans

Quality watch
1930 - 1953
Open face
J47a, J47b, J47e, J47G
J47a/1, J47b/1, J47c/1, J47d/1, J47e/1
18,5'''
41,9 mm
5,25 mm
18000 A/h
32 h
U410
W294
Zf3503, 3509
F.W.S 1942 page 17
50 x 65 mm
41g
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/1 indicates the seperate escapement bridge which
was most probably introduced 1938. All of them had
the new click spring which was introduced 1934 and
indicated on the older J47 with a "G".

J47a -   7 jewels, marked only with J47
J47b - 15 jewels, marked only with J47
J47G - new click spring, 7 or 15 jewels, some with second stop
J47a/1 -   7 jewels
J47b/1 - 15 jewels some with second stop
J47c/1 - 15 jewels, second stop
J47d/1 - 15 jewels, second stop, cut compensating balance
J47e/1 - 15 jewels, flat hairspring, without second, for blind people watches basically with the second wheel pinion shortened for use in the pocket watches with touch dials.

The J47b/1 was sold to Zentra and is called Zentra 62 or Zentra 627, also sold to Alpina and called Alpina 211.
According to a letter from Friedrich Emmel to Mr. v. Zeppelin, 28. April 1958, the construction of a new pocket watch with a quality between J38 and J41/J42 was ordered in 1928. Result was the J47, J48 and J49 which could be delivered 1930.

Junghans catalog 1931 text:
J47a 18 1/2'''
Bridge movement, semi-flat, 7 jewels, flat hair spring, lever escapement with visible jewels, double safety roller, gilt plates and bridges
J47b 18 1/2'''
Bridge movement, semi-flat, 15 jewels, flat hair spring, lever escapement with visible jewels, double safety roller, gilt plates and bridges

Junghans christmas brochure 1934 text:
Nr. 120/200a Junghans pocket watch in durable white metal case, with enamel, gold or silver dial. Reliable 7 jewel quality pallet lever movement.
Retail price: 19,- RM (Reichsmark)

This pocket watch with a J47b movement had a purchase price of 10,80 RM in 1934.
The purchasing power comparisons of historical monetary amounts from the Deutsche Bundesbank (January 2018) shows a factor of 4,3 which would make it 46,40 € in 2018

Nr. 125/601a Junghans pocket watch to be set exactly to the second, DRP. Flat white metal housing, chrome plated. Silver dial with white relief numbers. Very good 15 jewel quality pallet lever movement.
Retail price: 26,- RM (Reichsmark)

This pocket watch with a J47b movement had a purchase price of 14,85 RM in 1934.
The purchasing power comparisons of historical monetary amounts from the Deutsche Bundesbank (January 2018) shows a factor of 4,3 which would make it 111,80 € in 2018

Junghans catalog 1937 text:
Bridge movement, semi-flat, 15 jewels, flat hair spring, lever escapement with visible jewels, double safety roller, gilt plates and bridges.
J47 (a)
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J47 (b)
J47 (b) #659
J47G (b)
J47d/1
J47e/1
J47a/1 movement side
J47a/1 rear side
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