Short collectors note: “Very, very rare movement special constructed as High Beat movement (AS 1920). Possible last generation of vintage High Beat movements with all features. Lucien Piccard use this movement in high-end series. Use and Girard Perregaux, Hamilton, Mido, Technos 

During the end of 1960’s and 1970’s, when many watch manufactures were understandably concerned about the threat that quartz accuracy posed to their mechanical watch businesses, some of them developed hi-beat movements in efforts to push the boundaries of mechanical movement accuracy.

Today, when watchmakers in service use extra good quality oil, not need extra – often  maintenance. Not in mass producing today because this movements need special and extra good parts, this not can be default solution – standard for today watch industry. But, this movements have best accuracy…”

Automatic, original vintage limited quantity, NOS (New Old Stock), High Beat movement LP 91B (chronometer certified). Serviced and tested, very good accuracy.

New case, all stainless steel, case diameter 38 mm without crown, height 12 mm. Visible dial diameter 32 mm. Pull out crown. Top flat sapphire and back mineral glass. Water resistant 5 ATM. Lugs 20 mm.

Movement details – cal. High Beat 36000 A/h, LP 91BN (engraved on bridge), 17 jewels, incabloc shock protected, 46 h power reserve, sweep second hand, hack feature (stop second hand when adjust time), full AS2 lever regulator.

 

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