How good is the Sellita SW200?

How good is the Sellita SW200?

Call it a generic Swiss calibre, but there is no denying its reliability. Just like the ETA 2824, the Sellita SW200 proves time and time again that it is an absolute workhorse of a movement that can easily match other calibres in the market.

How long will a Sellita SW200 last?

38 hours
The Sellita SW200’s standard specs are similar to that of the ETA 2824: Features: Hours, minutes, hacking sweep seconds, date window. Beats per hour: 28,800 (4 Hz) Power reserve: 38 hours.

What is SW200 movement?

The Sellita caliber SW200 is the main competitor to ETA’s 2824 workhorse movement. Many reputable watch companies are using this movement as an alternative to the ETA mechanism due to it being more economical and readily available.

Who makes SW200 movement?

Sellita Caliber SW200-1

Manufacturer Sellita
Rotor Style Ball-bearing
Anti-Shock Device Novodiac or Incabloc
Functions Hours, minutes, central sweeping seconds, date (could be at 3, 6, 9, or 12)
Country of Manufacture Switzerland

Is ETA 2824 Good?

The ETA 2824 in its current version ETA 2824-2 is the epitome of a workhorse offering not only outstanding reliability, but also considerable durability. The most recent iteration of the 2824 series has been manufactured in large batches since 1982. Needless to say, any hiccups have long since dissipated.

Does Breitling use Sellita?

My local AD told me today that Breitling uses Sellita movements since more than a year back, although he did not know anything regarding which calibers that are now made up of movements from Sellita.

Who owns Sellita movements?

Miguel Garcia) owns 100% of the company. Contrary to some gossip, there’s nobody behind them, no investors or any other watch groups from the Far-East or from anywhere else. Sellita came to existence in 1950, founded by Mr. Pierre Grandjean.

Who makes movements for Breitling?

Theodore Schneider retained 20% control of Breitling until November 2018, when he sold these remaining 20% to CVC. Historically, Breitling sourced movements from suppliers such as Valjoux, ETA, and Venus rather than producing movements in-house.