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Old 18 September 2020, 08:11 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by SearChart View Post
I would start with an ETA 6897, or Chinese equivalent. It is cheap, easy to work with and easy to see and understand the workings. It is the first movement most watchmaking schools start with.
I agree, the seagull clone of the 6497/6498 cost under 40 each and for tinkering or practicing they are a great movement.
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