Junghans J56; Diehl D156

Caliber Junghans J56; Diehl D156

small second


Junghans J56; Diehl D156; front


Junghans J56; Diehl D156; movement


Junghans J56; Diehl D156; back

  • Type: men´s wristwatch
  • Manufacturer on dial: Diehl
  • Trademarks/imprint: Diehl; Back: STAINLESS STEEL BACK ANTIMAGNETIC
  • Jewels: 0
  • Escapement: pin lever
  • Balance: three leg ring balance, Nivarox spiral
  • Shock protection: none
  • Particularity: ratchet on dial side; small second; the Diehl version has a balance bridge
  • Beats per hour: 18.000 A/h
  • Dimensions of movement: 11.5”’
  • Time of production: around 1959; Catalog from 1959
  • Functions: hand-winding
  • Display: hour, minute, small second at 6
  • Dial: White; black, printed minute lines; luminous dots at hours; golden digits at 1 - 12 (at 6 small second with black printed 5 minute lines)
  • Hands: lance; gilded
  • Secondhand: thread, gilded
  • Case shape: round
  • Case diameter (mm): 33 mm
  • Case material: Brass, chromed
  • Back: steel, pressed
  • Bracelet/Strap: none
  • Reference number: 301



Diehl Catalog 1959


Diehl Catalog 1959


Diehl Catalog 1959


Diehl Catalog 1959

This watch was sold in the catalog of 1959 for 18,- DM.

The caliber Junghans J56 has not been made only for Westclox.

The Diel version shows a speciality: the balance bridge is not united with the motherboard, but is screwed separately as a bridge.

Further information on cooperation with Westclox: The Westclox-Mystery