Benrus 2155 series... how old??

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    Benrus 2155 series... how old??









    Benrus BH 251 movement which has 1081 marking..

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    Re: Benrus 2155 series... how old??

    "1081" is the ETA caliber on which Benrus based their BH series. The 1081 is as old as 1950, but the BH251 is probably substantially older; I'd guess late 50's. 2155 is the case style.
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    Re: Benrus 2155 series... how old??

    Quote Originally Posted by AbslomRob View Post
    "1081" is the ETA caliber on which Benrus based their BH series. The 1081 is as old as 1950, but the BH251 is probably substantially older; I'd guess late 50's. 2155 is the case style.
    I presume, we should read "substantially younger".

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