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Overhaul of an ETA 2892 movement

ETA designs and manufactures mechanical and automatic watches, watch movements  and is headquartered in Grenchen, Switzerland and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Swatch Group Ltd. Although the company produces finished watches and movements, ETA specializes in the production of ├ębauche movements used both in watches of sister Swatch Group subsidiary brands and in the watches of competitors.   With the exception of hairsprings manufactured by sister company Nivarox, ETA.. Read More

What is an Elinvar hairspring?

Back when trains were first connecting America’s coasts, a railroad worker’s watch would be worn through some tough conditions. First, it must endure temperature and humidity changes, as well as changes in magnetic fields. That’s not to mention regular wear and tear a watch will be presented while working a long day on the railroad. When railroad watches were inspected, they were to run within 30 seconds accuracy. The Elinvar.. Read More