ETA caliber F03.111

ETA Caliber F03.111

ETA caliber F03.111

ManufacturerETA
Caliber NumberF03.111
Dimensions7 3/4”’ (17.2mm) x 2.5mm thick
Battery Cell Number364
Stem401-906, tap 10
Hand Sizes120, 70, 20 (this needs confirmed)
Jewels3
FunctionsHours, minutes, central seconds, date, end of battery indicator
Country of ManufactureSwitzerland
Known Models
Ladies TAG Heuer WJF1319

The caliber F03.111 is part of ETA’s Trendline line-up. ETA claims that a 20mAh battery will last 34 months and a 28mAh battery will last 48 months in this movement. Replacement prices were found at around $26.95 at the time of this post.

From Tick Talk:

“The movement above is the ETA F03.111. It has 3 Jewels and lots of plastic, including complete wheels and pivots in the gear train (it’s what I would expect from a low end Seiko or a Timex). Don’t get me wrong. Plastic isn’t bad but it evokes poor quality and the rest of the movement follows. I would never service one of these movements, it would simply get replaced.”

“…The F03.111 is a part of ETA’s Trendline which they describe as “economical movements for mass produced watches.” In contrast ETA’s Flatline watches which include the 256.xxx movement is described as “flat, reliable, numerous functions, high performances.” Which would you rather have in your watch?”

Please share your experiences and thoughts about the ETA caliber F03.11 in the comments section below…

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Gammon
Gammon
4 years ago

My wife has this movement in her TAG watch. I spent $20 to get the battery replaced and now I learn that the movement itself costs about that much. WTF!?

John Blazys
John Blazys
5 months ago

I’m so happy I stumbled onto this website. The insides of a watch always felt like a mystery. “This watch has a great movement”. How can I know this is true. But as I compare watches and find that a luxury watch might have the same movement as my more lesser quality watch, I can make a more knowledgeable decision as to how much more value will the brand name provide for my daily usage

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