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Junghans timing watch J68, last update 25.01.2019

Junghans

Timing watch
1932 - 1937
Open face
J68
20'''
41,4 mm
7,8 mm
1/5 sec. = 18000 A/h
1/10 sec. = 36000 A/h
U423/2110
W1819
Nr. 1030: 390 x 2,1 x 0,17 mm
Jacob 1948 page 41
53 x 74 mm
Junghans catalog 1934 text:
Bridge movement, 4 jewels, compansating hair spring, club teeth escapement, double safety roller, gilt plates, enamel dial, registering 1/10th seconds, sideward hand reset.

The production time is confirmed only until 1937, 1949 the J68 is not mentioned anymore in the catalog and pricelist.

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Based on the J29 movement the J68 fits into J29 cases and vise versa. Also the dials will fit on both movements. Biggest difference seems to be the balance wheel which is much more massiv in the J68. Later once have a extra stop mechanism for the
center wheel.
Junghans J68

The following pictures are courtesy of F. Fügemann and showing a J68 timing watch for the German Navy.
J68 copyright F. Fügemann
J68 copyright F. Fügemann
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