The Miyota caliber 8219 is an automatic movement found in many microbrand watches. This caliber is part of the Miyota 8000 Series family of movements, specifically in the “Small Hands” category. It features a sweeping small seconds hand at 4:30, 24 hour time indicator at 9:00, as well as a date at 3:00.
Some of the topics covered in this caliber listing:
Miyota 8219 vs 8247:
There is a similar caliber 8247 with the main difference being that the cal. 8219 has a date at 3:00. The caliber 8247 is the same as the 8219 but without a date complication.
Miyota 8219 vs 8218:
Similar to the caliber 8219, there is also a caliber 8218. They are essentially the same with exception to a 24 hour hand on the 2819 at 9:00.
Miyota states that the caliber 8219 keeps accuracy within -20 to +40 seconds per day, with a posture difference of under 50 seconds/day.
The power reserve or running time of the 8219 when fully wound is about 40 hours. As for getting the full power reserve, Miyota says: The mainspring becomes fully wound by rotating the ratchet wheel 7.5 times or turning the crown 40 times.
At the time of this post, replacement prices for the calibre 8219 were found online in the range of $55.85 to $59.95 USD.