The corrector buttons are at the wrong places for the valjoux 72c. Crikey from the general style, i would certainly not have guessed that that one housed a valjoux 7733. The valjoux 7750 chronograph is a timekeeping icon gear patrol. Valjoux 7734 features manualwind chronograph, 60s, 3045min, cam switched. The 7734 was sold to the soviets in 1973 in order to finance the development of the 7750, poljot redesigned completely the movement making the much improved 33 originally for military use but that later in the 90s started to be used by a lot of small german makers even in decorated grade. The eta 7760 and its variations belongs to the family of eta 7750 chronograph movements. Valjoux ceased production of the 23 and 72 movement in the early 1970s when they focused instead on the 7733 and 7750 family of movements.
Dec 18, 2017 in this video we talk about automatic or hand wind movements, when i spoke about rolex not having many hand wind watches i forgot to mention the few precision models they made for a limited time. Valjoux 7733, 7734, 7736 part 1 of 3 4,234kb download valjoux 7733, 7734, 7736 part 2 of 3 4,757kb download valjoux 7733, 7734, 7736 part 3 of 3 4,663kb download. Setting instruction chronograph valjoux 7751 please be sure to check the zeno watch internet web site fo r the latest listing of world wide service centres at. This was rebranded as val 7730 and sold for a year or two until the valjoux redesign of this movement was made the 7733. Heuer and breitling assembled the chronograph modules from the parts supplied by valjoux, and then combined the chronograph module with the base movement to produce the caliber 12 movements. Iwc pilots watch double chronograph edition is powered by so called iwc caliber 79230 automatic movement, which in essence is a modified version of eta valjoux 7750 workhorse movement and so can easily be replicated by taking and slightly modifying original eta 7750 movement for use in replica watches or using an asian eta replica. Aug 01, 2007 my love for the valjoux 7733 vintage swiss made chronograph watches started 3 years ago when i bought my very first piece from a vintage shop. The caliber 7733 is a redesign of the caliber 7730, which in turn is a rebranded caliber venus 188, after valjoux had bought the venus company in 1966. Watch kit for eta valjoux 7733 swiss made movement case and dial never used this set is for a eta valjoux 7733 swiss made movement dial diameter is appr.
You can see they are both missing the corrector buttons, but do have the pushers and both are gold plated, but are heavily tarnished. Cyma telemetre chronograph valjoux 22 movement steel case vintage ww2. Here you can find the list of calibres manufactured by valjoux. The company has been a part of eta for a number of years clarification needed and is a member of the swatch group. Here is a teardown of the chrono mechanism of the valjoux 7733. Please share your experiences and thoughts about the etavaljoux caliber 7760 in the comments section below. These complications added to the height of the movement. In this video we talk about automatic or hand wind movements, when i spoke about rolex not having many hand wind watches i forgot to mention the few precision models they made for a limited time.
The valjoux 7730 was essentially identical to the venus 188. Visually from the dial side you should be able to tell the difference based on. Although the company produces finished watches and movements, eta specializes. The hefty stainless steel case measures 38mm excluding the crownpushers. The valjoux 7733 is a cam type continue reading waltham chronograph valjoux 7733 service. Those who do not receive an immediate notification will be activated manually within. When the watch business collapsed in the latter half of the 20th century, venus chronograph manufacturer failed and valjoux bought them, thereby valjoux attained the rights to the new camlever and switch of cal 188 that venus had made. Here is also an interesting thread we had here a little while ago about the val. Ever since, ive been collecting these watches from time to time. Watch parts movement spare parts valjoux valjoux 7733 7734. You can download the swiss patent ch566052 as pdf here, and here you can.
As martin green became ever more impressed by the performance of the valjoux 7750 chronograph movement, he also found himself everenamored by its little quirks and the variety of watches it has been tapped to power. The rusty one had some broken parts but i went ahead and started cleaning. Does anyone here know how to convert it into a 45minute chrono. In 1910 it moved to a factory building maintained by the municipality of les bioux. Unfollow valjoux 7733 movement to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. With no date complication, the crown moves between just two positions, a refreshingly simple configuration. Valjoux caliber 7733 movement specifications and photo. Valjoux 7734 features manualwind chronograph, 60s, 3045min, cam switched sub second.
Great value watch with complications tourneau with a. While it has become fashionable to regard the 7750 as a generic, common movement, the calibre is easily able to meet cosc chronometre standards in top spec and can be found in a range of highend watch brands, including iwc, tudor, panerai, hublot. History of the eta 7750 tag heuer calibre 16 movement the. Originally farmers, the locals turned to doing craft on the kitchen table during the freezing winters when they couldnt do much else, and thus a long line of watchmakers was born. Which is one of the best bang per buck watch movements. In 1973, inspired by the automatics of zenith, heuer, et al. The 7730 was redesigned in 1969 with different reset hammers, giving the 7733 343637 series. All winding stems for valjoux, sorted by caliber diameter ligne. Sep 06, 2014 bought two 7733 valjoux movements each with different problems. Manualwinding movement with 17 jewels with incabloc.
Long sought after by collectors, a flaw in the manufacturing process resulted in the occasional fading of the dial to a shade of brown, described as tropical dial or chocolate. More early sixties style with earlier valjoux or even venuslanderon movements. I dont want to over pay so felt it best to ask and learn before buying one. Here we have a sharp looking croton divers chronograph from the late 1970s in excellent, lightly worn condition.
The difference between the two calibres is that the cal. Any heuer with 733x movement would have a signed bridge and may have signed crown. Thankfully, once inside the watch the movement wasnt in terrible shape. I have a heuermade zodiac that has zodiac signed 7733 movement, but not the crown because its from heuers economy range at about 10% cheaper than the fullfat versions. This is only a data sheet for identification and evaluation of the movement calibre, as well as for approximate dating. Eta sa manufacture horlogere suisse designs and manufactures quartz watches and both. Sep 30, 2010 ive finally managed to source a valjoux 7734 for use in a tudor 7032 project. Please click on the calibre number to view more details about the movement and spares available please reach out to me by email if you are unable to find the info about any specific calibre. This is only a data sheet for identification and evaluation of. Jan 10, 2017 valjoux caliber 7734 is swiss movement from 1960s functions. Valjoux is responsible for the design and manufacture of the valjoux 7750 movement and variants, an extremely popular movement used in the majority of mechanical chronograph watches on the market today when. History of valjoux watches valjoux7733 swiss chronograph. Valjouxs poor timing became its blessing francis jacquerye. It is the sole manufacturer of the eta valjoux 7750 swiss chronograph movement, which enjoys the status of being the best known and most widely used of swiss movements.
Valjoux supplied the components for the chronograph module duboisdepraz had designed this module, but did not manufacture these parts and components. Valjoux caliber 7733 is swiss movement from 1960s functions. Full details and images of the valjoux caliber 7736. Featuring massive 47mm rounded cushion shaped brushed and polished finish case with protected crown and pushers, screw down caseback, and raised colorful rotating elapsed time bezel. Images are taken from official publications and are used here for commentary and educational purposes.
Oct 24, 2011 hi guys im already planning my next project and have started looking for a valjoux 7734 for a tudor mc project and wonder what the going rate was for one of these movements in working condition. The movement was not as refined as the zenith or calibre 11, but its relative crudeness is made up for by its robustness. The valjoux 23 movement shared many parts with the highly coveted valjoux 72 a movement that can be found in prestigious watches such as the rolex daytona. It was further modified two more times in the 1970s. This movement is from the same family as the caliber 7750 7750 vs 7753. Eta has now the ownership of the valjoux name and patents. In the meantime, they introduced the redesigned and upgraded valjoux 7733, which powered the hamilton military chronographs we showed you here, and many of the great 2register chronographs of the 1970s. The eta 7750 movement, also known as the tag heuer calibre 16, is perhaps the most successful automatic chronograph movement ever produced. Valjoux 7734, 7733, 7736 technical communication strela watch. Valjoux sa, located in the picturesque village of les bioux in the swiss jura, is a subsidiary of eta and also part of the swatch group. Stick around, get to 50 posts and gain access to your full profile and additional features such as a personal messaging system, chat room and the sales forum plus the chance to enter our regular giveaways. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands. Get the best deals on valjoux watch parts when you shop the largest online selection at.
First of all my apologies for not having documented the disassembling, but the watch arrived in a terrible condition and i stripped it down right away to get rid of all that dirt. The other movement looked as if it had been cleaned but had been over oiled by far. Discussion in watch repair started by lunacie, oct 2, 2003. This is only a data sheet for identification and evaluation of the. Sold fun bycompax chrono gigadent with valjoux 7733. Hi, im on a quest for a case movement ring to fit my valjoux 7733.
If you have worked on some watches yet and think about entering the chronograph world with a 7734 let me give you 3 a. Here he outlines the history of a classic automatic movement. Discussion in watch repair started by pugster, oct 9, 2004. Valjoux s modification of the caliber results in the more cost effective manufacture of the movement and the design set offs the series creation of 7734, 7735. If you see some unexpected behavior, you may want to use a supported browser instead. Mar 11, 2012 7 reasons id never buy a rolex and 1 that i might watch buying advice for gentlemen duration. It is a 14 ligne, hand winding, cam switching chronograph movement with 17 jewels and running at 18,000 ah. Watch kit for eta valjoux 7733 swiss made movement case. I didnt take pictures of the gear train because it was a standard looking gear train.
Make offer valjoux 7730 chronograph winsex swiss new old stok vintage. The models display exquisite elegance with details such as roman numerals and a traditional le locle signature which complete the picture of classical chic. Buy valjoux watches and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. The movements presented in this caliber finder are not for sale.
Valjoux 7734 whats the going price for a working movement. Most common lift angles of movements are between 48 and 54 degrees. Valjoux 7733, the earlier ones were powered by valjoux 72 and 92. Valjoux calibre movement and spare parts movement original. Valjoux is a swiss manufacturer of mechanical watch movements. The valjoux 7750 is different from most other chronograph movements, using the threeplane cam system rather than the column wheel. Jan 22, 2019 first of all my apologies for not having documented the disassembling, but the watch arrived in a terrible condition and i stripped it down right away to get rid of all that dirt. Unfollow valjoux movement to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. After a while of research we finally managed to get our hands on the rare ebauches sa, valjoux 7734, 7733, 7736 technical communication no. Time tech talk time talk valjoux 7753 movement welcome to 3t. Hi guys im already planning my next project and have started looking for a valjoux 7734 for a tudor mc project and wonder what the going rate was for one of these movements in working condition. Etavaljoux caliber 7753 watch movement caliber corner. Valjoux 7733, 7734, 7736 part 1 of 3 4,234kb download. Oct 07, 2008 the movement in this watch is a valjoux cal.
This is only a data sheet for identification and evaluation of the movement calibre, as well as for. Basic caliber is the valjoux 7733 34 movement, modified with a regatta countdown function. We think the resemblances to the poljotmaktime 33 make this a nice resource for anybody interested. Valjoux was a manufacturer named after the vallee du joux in switzerland, primarily known for its ebauche chronograph movements, and widely used by many manufacturers in the 1970s. If i do end up buying a watch with issues, my question is how easy is it to service the valjoux 7730. Valjoux quickly rebranded the venus 188 as the valjoux 7730 and produced around 175,000 copies of the movement from 1966 until 1973. Please take the time to register and join in on the friendly,knowledgeable watch talk. The valjoux 7750 and its derivatives like the 7751 and 7753 are automatic, 28800 bph. Great looking oversize vintage swiss 2 registers manual wind divers chronograph circa 1960s. Etavaljoux caliber 7760 watch movement caliber corner. Woodshores ab looks into the birth of the valjoux 7750 movement, its. Powered by the iconic valjoux 7733 chronograph movement.
Ive been studying the valjoux 7733 manual available online see here. The eta valjoux caliber 7753 is an automatic cam type chronograph movement. Basic caliber is the valjoux 773334 movement, modified with a regatta. History of the eta 7750 tag heuer calibre 16 movement. Dec 10, 2018 it was a weak runner and the chronograph didnt work at all mainly because the pushers were completely trashed. Now the population for these watches of mine grew to about 30 pieces. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Sinn agreed to install the movement for the first time in this special edition. I need both parts, the movement ring and the wavey springey thing that holds it all in place on the caseback. With its unique automatic movement of up to 60 hours of power reserve, the tissot le locle chronograph offers high performance at affordable price, wrapped in a classic and timeless design.104 780 192 365 603 690 1214 1131 1134 702 177 1552 483 1339 1614 1495 367 1172 1052 976 1531 79 4 437 817 1315 1490 671 770 1661 681 221 1304 1261 1348 73 206 119 313