JLC 918

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Calibre 918 was an automatic alarm movement from Jaeger-LeCoultre.

Introduced in 1994, Calibre 918 replaced Calibres 916 in the Jaeger-LeCoultre Memovox range. This calibre was replaced by Calibre 956 in 2008.

Calibre 918 was very similar to its predecessor.

Specifications

  • 7.45 mm thick
  • 28,800 A/h
  • Double barrel (time and alarm)
    • Bidirectional automatic winding for time
    • Manual winding for alarm
  • 22 jewels
  • Alarm hammer on wire gong inside case back
  • 260 parts
  • power reserve of approximately 45 hours

Jaeger-LeCoultre Alarm Calibres

  • Manual winding
    • 1951-1958 Calibre 489 (also P489 with Parachoc shock resistance) - screwed balance, dual top plates
    • 1952 Calibre 601 - transitional model, fewer than 2,000 produced, with a single top plate
    • 1953-1964 Calibre 814 - improved model (also Parachoc P814 and Kif K814) - screwed balance, single top plate
    • 1962-1979 Calibres 910 and 911 - 911 added a date function, solid balance, dual top plates
    • 1996 Calibre 914 - manual with gong
  • Automatic winding
  • Specialty calibres

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