Ref. 47040 uses the cal. 1126 (JLC 889/2) (nt)

Jan 07, 2005,08:20 AM


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movement in new Overseas

 By: ei8htohms : January 7th, 2005-02:14
Hi All, What movement is in the new Overseas, GP or JLC? Thanks! _john


 By: ei8htohms : January 7th, 2005-11:23
I wonder what prompted this step (back?). It seems like the GP movement was the more recent choice for VC. I wonder if it was an issue of thinness. Perhaps the dimensions of the new case allowed for the 3.25 mm thickness of the JLC movement whereas the pr... 

Hi, John, in what sense are you using the word "back"?...

 By: Jian : January 8th, 2005-09:09
I rather belive that cal.1126 is a well proved movement used in many of VC's current emblematic watches, such as Toledo 1952 and Chronometre Royal automatic, and the base movement for several complications, such as Malte Retrograde Perpetual Calendar. So,... 

only in the sense that the GP came after the JLC

 By: ei8htohms : January 9th, 2005-03:03
Hi Jian, I don't mean to imply that the move to the JLC movement is a step down at all. On the contrary, I think it is a finer movement, if slightly less modern than the GP. I'm sure they're both capable of excellent performance. I just meant that it seem... 

be carefeul throwing words like "expert" around so casually. . .

 By: ei8htohms : January 9th, 2005-04:16
someone just might start to believe you.