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A. Schild Caliber AS 1194

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BrandA. Schild
Caliber NumberAS 1194
Movement TypeManual wind, mechanical
Diameter11.5”’ (25.6mm)
Lift Angle52 degrees (needs confirmed)
Power Reserve43 hours
Vibrations Per Hour18,000 bph
Hands1.30mm / 0.85mm / 0.22mm
FeaturesHours, minutes, sweeping central seconds
Country of ManufactureSwitzerland
Production Years1940s
Known Models(Add yours to comments below…)

The A. Schild caliber AS 1194 was introduced in the 1940s. You will often see this movement rebranded under other names, or simply as AS 1194. The AS stands for A. Schild.

There are other variations of this movement including the caliber 1158, 1187, 1190, 1213 with smaller diameter of 10.5”’.

Please share your experiences and thoughts about the caliber AS 1194 in the comments section below…

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3 years ago

[…] caliber A581 is a 17 jewels manual wind mechanical movement. It is based off the A. Schild caliber AS 1194. This caliber was produced from circa March 1958 – […]

1 year ago

I have pics of an AS 1194. I just serviced 2 of them on 1940’s watches I sold. I have some of the movement in a watch and being serviced. I can send you the whole lot if you need. Where/who do I send it to? (I service a lot of older movements to teach myself and can take pics if you need)

Maarten VR
Maarten VR
1 year ago

I have some pics as well from servicing an old Elmo watch.

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