Eta 279 001

ETA Caliber 279.001

Eta 279 001

ManufacturerETA
Caliber Number279.001
Replacement Caliber976.001
TypeQuartz
Lignes5 ½ ‴ × 6 ¾ ‴
Diameter
13mm x 15.5mm
Height
1.95mm
Jewels
6
Battery Cell Number339
Battery Life
74 months (about 6 years)
FunctionsHours, minutes
Country of ManufactureSwitzerland
Known Models
Concord 20 62 650

The ETA caliber 279.001 is a vintage quartz watch movement with 6 jewels. It is considered to be a repairable movement. Swiss made, unadjusted.

Replacing the battery:

The caseback of the watch this movement was found in states that the battery cell is number 52. That is the Renata brand battery number. The numbers on the battery strap (6,8 / H 1,4) indicate a diameter of 6.80mm and a height of 1.4mm (although the actual height of the 52 battery is 1.45mm). Corresponding batteries from other brands are: 339, SR614SW, S58, SR614SW, and V339.

Replacement Prices:

The 297.001 has been discontinued and was replaced with ETA caliber 976.001. Prices for the 976.001 were found online in the range of $59.00 – $79.00 USD.

Examples of watches with this movement:

The ETA 279.001 pictured in this post was found in a vintage Concord gold watch. This movement can also be found in other brands such as Movado, Universal, Lotus, Cyma, Festina, Longines, etc. If you have a watch powered by the 279.001, please add the brand/model to the comments below…

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D. Wellington
D. Wellington
7 years ago

Damn nice for a quarts.

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FS: 14K Gold Concord Rectangular Dress Watch
6 years ago

[…] Dress Watch Rectangular case made from solid 14K gold. Champagne dial. Swiss made quartz movement ETA 279.001. Black alligator strap. Measures 39mm x 20mm and only 6mm thick. No box, no papers. Very good […]

Jack Kennedy
Jack Kennedy
1 year ago

Baume & Mercier, model unknown. Cut corner case, stainless steel with (reportedly) 18k gold bezel.

Alessandro C
Alessandro C
1 year ago

Zenith 19.0390.051

Eva
Eva
8 months ago

I have a concord and am trying to find replacement movement.l@

Roberto
Roberto
2 months ago

This movement fits in a BM Model 38304, ? thanks

Levi Williams
Levi Williams
1 month ago

Omega 1455 also uses this eta movement.

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