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Re: Speedy movement's reliability
In Response To: Speedy movement's reliability ()

If your talking about the 321 and 861 movements, they both passed NASA's stringent tests. The 863, same as the 861 movement but only different is the 863 has a metal lever for stopping the chronograph function. I do believe however that the geneva waves are decorated on the 863 for presentation purposes. The latter I am not too sure but the former I am. Please correct me if I'm wrong, thanks! Warm regards, Louis

: Talking about toughness, there would be interesting to know if the
: replacement of the castle wheel by the shuttle/cam Omega did in the
: sixties (for saving reasons), affected the movement's reliability.

: Someone out there to comment this issue?

: Oh! lovely forum, I feel here like home!

: Best regards.

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