|Vibrations Per Hour||21,600 bph (3 Hz)|
|Power Reserve||53 hours|
|Functions||Hours, minutes, small seconds (at 6:00)|
|Country of Manufacture||Switzerland|
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The ETA/Unitas caliber 6498-2 is part of ETA’s Mecaline Specialies line of movements. It is a hand-wound or manual-wound movement and is considered to be one of the most common mechanical calibers on the market. This is essentially a pocket watch movement that has been adopted by the wristwatch.
6498-1 vs 6498-2
The main difference between the 6498-1 and the 6498-2 is that the -1 beats at 18,800vph while the -2 beats at 21,600vph. Click here to learn more.
6497 vs 6498
The caliber 6498-2 is often mixed up with the ETA/Unitas 6497-2. The main difference between these two calibers is that the 6498 has the seconds subdial at 6:00 and the 6497 has the seconds at 9:00. Click here to learn more.
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