The life of Valjoux 7750 - Ferro & Company Watches

The life of Valjoux 7750

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In 1966 When Valjoux acquired a leading Mechanical Chronograph movement company (Venus, established in 1902),  the Valjoux 7730 was born.

The Valjoux 7730 was a hand wound chronograph movement with 17 jewels, and the initial versions of this movement were virtually identical to the Venus 188 from the 1940’s. During its production years, the 7730 was redesigned a couple of times with different reset hammers leading to the creation of the 7733/34/36 and 37 series.

Valjoux 7730

Although Valjoux was a leader in manual–wind chronographs during the 60’s, there was a race going on between several manufacturers to create an automatic chronograph movement. 

So, to catch pace with its competitors, Valjoux started working towards creating their first automatic movement and eventually ended up creating the trustworthy calibre 7750. Based on the 7730, the Valjoux 7750 was one of the first movements to be designed with the aid of a computer.

Valjoux 7750

Although the Valjoux 7750 was off to a great start with a lot of brands showing interest in the movement, the golden period was soon over as the production of the Valjoux was stopped in the year 1975 as a result of one of the worst crises the world of Horology ever faced: The Quartz Crisis.

As a result, the Swiss watch industry plummeted and would remain in bad shape for years to come. But things were to take a different turn, in 1983 the Swatch group was formed to revive the watch industry. Indeed, they were successful in bringing the watch back industry to life, also giving us enthusiasts living today to enjoy the world of horology. As was the case with the entire Swiss watch industry, the Valjoux 7750 even sprung back into action and came back into production in the year 1985.
Since its revival, the Valjoux 7750 has gone ahead to become one of the most successful and trustworthy automatic chronograph movement to exist in the market and can be found in watches as high as $10,000 such as Omega, Breitling, IWC etc...

Today, Valjoux is a part of ETA, which is owned by the Swatch Group, a massive conglomerate in the watch world, and that indeed ensures a surefooted and stable future for the movement manufacturer.

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Ferro and Company Swiss Made Valjoux Movement Watch

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