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Great page and 1861's beat rate

Hi, Eric.

Congrats for your new page! It's one of the best Omega pages I've ever seen! I'm absolutely astounded by your great speedmaster collection (me, as a humble owner of just one SP w/display back). Suggestion: as your page is really huge, it'd be easier to load if you split it in several pages, devoted to specific lines (one for seamasters, another for speedmasters, etc.), with a front page acting as an index.

However, you say:"A newer calibre made under ref. Cal.1861 with a higher beat rate was 1st introduced in late 1997 for their new Speedmaster." But I can assure you that the 1863 movement on my SP (a more decorated version of the 1861) still beats 6 semioscillations/sec. = 21.600 bph. So I'm intrigued about this faster than 21.600 beat rate of the 1861. Could anyone comment on it?

Best regards.

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