Unitas/ETA 6497 6498 Disassembly Service

ETA Unitas Caliber 6497 Assembly/Disassembly

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
Sally Doyle
2 years ago

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

Verity
Verity
2 years ago
Reply to  Sally Doyle

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
Brian J Wohlleben
1 year ago
Reply to  Sally Doyle

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

Kamakshya Prasad
Kamakshya Prasad
1 year ago

Hi,

We are facing a issue with 8172/220 movement of day hand position off set.
After refixing the hands also, same is not getting corrected.
Could anybody can suggest what should I do for this?

Thank me later
Thank me later
1 year ago

You might have better luck posting that comment here: https://calibercorner.com/isa-caliber-8172/

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