Unitas/ETA 6497 6498 Disassembly Service

ETA Unitas Caliber 6497 Assembly/Disassembly

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How to disassemble a Unitas/ETA caliber 6497 movement?

There are some excellent videos of how to disassemble a caliber 6497/6498 manual wind movement, but this video guide comes straight from the source! Comprehensive and easy to follow. This visual screencast was recorded of the step-by-step instructions for tearing down an ETA 6497-1 / 6497-2, but you can also use it for help with a caliber 6498.

This video will come in handy for anyone looking to take their 6497 apart and put it back together. Also great for troubleshooting or repairing. Please comment below if you have any tips, or if you found this useful.

Official Interactive Guides from ETA SWISSL@B

Want to go through the steps carefully on your own time? Click here for the full interactive instructions for assembling and disassembling the 6497. It even has a section for the recommended movement holders.

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Sally Doyle
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Sally Doyle

How much are the jewels Worth in my 17 jewelled womans watch. Th winder is broken. So any information would be grateful. Tia

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I’d say the jewels in your watch are worth maybe few cents each. You can buy well over 100 jewels for like $10.

Brian J Wohlleben
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Brian J Wohlleben

Not worth any work to remove them. They are synthetic most likely.

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