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726: Gents Lanco-Fon, Manual Wind Alarm, ca. 1950 n.o.s.

Case: 2863, Lanco-Fon, Swiss Made, chromed, plastic crystal, steel push back, D=36mm
Band: leather
Dial: silvered, red gold plated raised digits and markers, luminous dots with red golden rims
Movement: Swiss, calibre Langendorf 1241, 17 jewels, monometallic screw balance
Alarm: separate barrel, indicator aperture for alarm at 12h, operating completely with crown
Condition: C0-1, B0, D1-2, M1, never worn, only signs of storage

Operating instruction
Winding watch and alarm: The movement has separate barrels for watch and alarm. They are wound as follows, when the crown is pushed in:
Watch: turn crown in 6h direction.
Alarm: turn crown in 12h direction.
Attention: A resistance in either direction indicates that the corresponding barrel is fully wound. In this case continue winding only in the other direction.
Set time: Pull crown completely and turn it in 6h direction.
Set alarm: Pull crown half out and turn it in 12h direction.
Alarm on: Turn crown a bit in 12h direction, until a colored spot appears in the indicator aperture.
Alarm off: Turn crown a bit in 6h direction, until the colored spot in the indicator aperture disappears.

Sold in Auction

Date 11-17-04

High bid EUR 250.00

Reserve EUR 250.00

Not for Sale!
The watch presented here is not for sale. It was offered or sold as mentioned above a longer time ago. This archive is just a market overview and price guide, e.g. for evaluation of comparable watches. Moreover, images and descriptions can help for dating and checking the authenticity of watches.

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