Junghans J55; Westclox

Caliber Junghans J55; Westclox


Junghans J55; Westclox; front


Junghans J55; Westclox; movement

  • Type: ladies wristwatch
  • Manufacturer on dial: La Salle
  • Trademarks/imprint: La Salle; PRECISION JEWELED; below 6: GERMANY
  • Jewels: 7
  • Escapement: pin lever
  • Balance: three leg ring balance
  • Shock protection: Junghans
  • Particularity: ratchet on dial side
  • Beats per hour: 18.000 A/h
  • Dimensions of movement: 10.5”’
  • Time of production: around 1960; unfortunately no documents and information available
  • Functions: hand-winding
  • Display: hour, minute
  • Dial: white; blue, printed indices; blue, printed, 12, 3, 6, 9
  • Hands: bar
  • Secondhand: none
  • Case shape: round
  • Case diameter (mm):
  • Case material:
  • Back:
  • Bracelet/Strap:


The case of the watch is missing.

There is little information to the watch shown.

There is also a pocket watch known as caliber Junghans J55. Further information on cooperation with Westclox: The Westclox-Mystery

Comparison of the movements


comparison with Junghans J56 (l.) versus Junghans J55 (r.)

On left: Movement Junghans J55 (for Westclox); on right: Movement Junghans J56 (for Westclox) with a different diameter.