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ANY INFO ON FRENCA WATCHES??

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hi....am new to forum...but have found this site a good source of info whilst looking for info on various watches...(via google)...could anyone help me with any info on FRENCA ...i purchased a FRENCA watch on e bay (liked the aesthetic.... 1950s military type dial)....was listed as automatic...but when i took the back case off found it to be a buser 25/115 movement (hand wind)...i did find a pic of the same watch on google images...but was in Polish when i clicked on image...the only other i could find was a FRENCA wehrmacht watch with a black dial and the same buser 25/115 movement (mine has silver dial + sub secs dial...looks more 1950s...any info much appreciated...many thanks

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there are a few registered, including Frenca Automatic

 word mark   brand image   Manufacturer   Company headquarters and details 
B. Frenca   Buser Freres & Co. SA Niederdorf, Switzerland
B. Frenca Automatic   Buser Freres & Co. SA Niederdorf, Switzerland
Frenca (in the triangle) Frenca (in the triangle) Buser Freres & Co. SA Clocks, clockworks; Niederdorf, Switzerland;registered on 29.1.1927
Frenca (in rectangle with triangle) Frenca (in rectangle with triangle) Buser Freres & Co. SA Clocks, clockworks; Niederdorf, Switzerland;registered on 31.12.1945
Frenca   Walter Kocher Watches; New York, USA; registered on 28.8.1941
Frenca Automatic   Buser Freres & Co. SA Niederdorf, Switzerland; registered on 26.3.1947

 

But we will need to see pictures 

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    welcome to the forum,   good watch research.  I have one FRENCH MADE watch looks just like a vintage saiko with a black dial.  the French mvt., was simple, jewed and well made.    vjn

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5 minutes ago, enfuseeast said:

:notworthy:thanks guys...got some pics...but not sure how to attach them to post...please bear with me

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ok....lets try this

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hooray success....thanks joT...had to get flikr account but seems to have worked...sorry photo not great...will post another of movement 2 mins

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sorry not a great pic at all...but you get the general idea...B in triangle can just be seen at bottom of pic with 25/115 ie buser 25/115...

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