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Horological Meandering: It never occurred to me that the minute counter reset hammer was on the dial side.

I’ve studied these movements with a loupe, but not the dial side and not with disassembly. But there is a reset hammer only for the chronograph seconds hand, plus its famous Delrin brake. Thank you for the explanation. —Rick
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: Thanks!

Ebel did a good job distinguishing the chronograph hands from the time and calendar hands. But it does require an extra diopter or two in the bifocals for the calendar hands. —Rick
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: Alas, they no longer do.

The BTR experiment did not succeed for them, sad to say. But their chronograph movement lives on. They sold the movement, tooling, and half a dozen specialty technicians to Ulysse Nardin in 2012, and it lives on as the UN150 family. And the Breguet 582 family is very closely related. Ebel’s current
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: The Blancpain for me

But I would not kick any of them out of bed! —Rick
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: Ah, yes, the 100th anniversary model.

One of few I don’t have from Ebel, although I do have the other limited-edition centennial model. I love the old logo. This is my third BTR—I also own the 9137L73 with rubber bezel, and the 9139L72 with the central-minutes dial and a steel bezel with an engraved Tachymeter. None with silver dials, a
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: It's 2:18 PM, Thursday, July 18, in the year before a leap year. Do you know where your quantième perpétuel is?

Mine is right here: Yes, the Movado Group finally came to my price for an Ebel 1911 BTR Perpetual Calendar Chronograph. The caliber 288 is a specially finished Lemania-based Ebel chronograph with a Dubois-Dépraz perpetual calendar module. Somebody remind me to correct the leap year in 2100. HAGWE, —
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: Here’s a picture

Of the Ebel 1911 BTR, caliber 139, with continuous central minutes. The minutes counter uses a three-pointed hand moving over a 120-degree dial scale. —Rick
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: This one is still in the GSA schedule...

I bought it last year—I just had to have a watch with “US Government” on the dial. —Rick
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By: rdenney
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Horological Meandering: My first “good” watch

A graduation gift that I specifically asked for, INSTEAD of a similarly priced Rolex. ARGH!!!! —Rick
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By: rdenney
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ios: 1.95(1) for the app, iOS 12.3 on an iPhone 8.

But now the image uploaded. I tried this on two different WiFi connections and also LTE yesterday, with no luck. Power down of phone didn’t help. Now it works. Go figure.
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