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New Autavia -- About the Markings on the Minute Recorder

Indeed, the markings on the chronograph minute recorder are as follows:

  • 2.5 minutes
  • 5 minutes
  • 7.5 minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • 12.5 minutes
  • 15 minutes
  • 17.5 minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 22.5 minutes
  • 25 minutes
  • 27.5 minutes
  • 30 minutes

The chronograph minute hand (needle) moves as on any other chronograph -- jumping in one minute increments, so it never lands on the 2.5, 7.5, 12.5, etc. minute markers. In the photograph below, the chronograph is showing 2 minutes, 21 seconds. It would then jump past the 2.5 minute marker, to indicate three minutes.

Yes, I believe that this is the triumph of the designers over the users of the chronograph, and it makes the chronograph minute recorder very difficult to read.



Does the hand of the minute counter ever points that 2,5 minute marker?

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