My 70's quartz movement is made by G. P.
If my research is correct.
G. P. was a competitor, on the early quartz (in)glorious days, of the Beta consortium.
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Vintage Ads: The Series – Part #3 Electronic
Note: Due to technical problems I re-post this Part #3. Sorry for the inconvenience. Hello Vintage Jaeger-LeCoultre Lovers, After some R&R with friends I am back and ready with Part #3. During the 70’s and onwards, like most of the Swiss watch manufacture...
My bad, Blomman. As I told you in my mail...
I messed a bit when I edited your post to put it in the reference posts. I'm very sorry for the inconveniences, for you, and for all of us who answered to your post. Thanks for reposting! Best, Nicolas;
Good or bad…
Well, basically I do agree with you! The look and feel of these watches is not for me… But if we only look at the technical part, it’s understandable! At that time new technology made it possible to make a more accurate watch to a cheaper cost. Of course ...
Few nuggets in the Electic collection
Hi Blomman, The electric watches or clocks are not my favorite family in the JLC universe. But there are some very nice objects, and it began before the 60s. For example, the beautiful mystery clock that you used in order to announce the series of article...
I did not know that!
Thank you very much for this piece of information, Marv! Never saw this one in real. Have you? Or you might even have it in your collection?! Best Blomman
The caseback logo
Nicolas is so mad with quartz that he vanishes my post!!!! He he. Again: This is the caseback of my "Master Quartz". I keep imagine if this watch was a mechanical one. It could be a very cool 70's watch. Cheers...
I was teasing you
The one that never made a mess with computers can throw the first stone. Cheers my friend.
Vlad put a dark spell on my Quartz
First, I dropped the watch, face down, trashing the plastic crystal (yes, plastic shatters!). My watchmaker did his magic and the watch was saved. Next, I went to a presentation and the watch stopped!! I don't recall the last time that I experience a "wat...
They aren't the same thing. I wonder if JLC actually used to the terms accurately, it might tell us about what was inside the clocks and what regulated them. Did JLC ever make quartz movements? I thought they just bought in the modules... I understand why...
....Sorry, I should have written JLC LED modules. That era would have been fascinating. A real race for accuracy.