Piaget was the undeniable champion in this field with the release of Caliber 9P in 1957 – the thinnest manually wound movement, only 2 mm in height – and the Caliber 12P in 1960, the thinnest automatic movement, only 2.3 mm in height.

Piaget 9P
Type: Hand-wound mechanical
Shape: Round
Functions: Minutes, Hours
Power reserve (in hours): Approx. 36
Frequency (vph): 19,800
Frequency (Hz): 2.75
Diameter (lines): 9.00
Diameter (mm): 20.5
Number of jewels: 18
Thickness (mm): 2
Number of components: 89
Finishing: Straight Côtes de Genève, Circular-grained mainplate, Blued screws, Bridges circular-grained and bevelled by hand

Piaget 9P ultra-thin hand-wound mechnical movement
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Manufacture Piaget 9P ultra-thin hand-wound mechanical movement. The legendary 9P movement, launched in 1957, is an ultra-thin hand-wound mechanical movement, measuring only 2 mm thick. Simple, sturdy and ultra-thin, the movement features central hour and minute functions.