ETA 2410

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ETA 2410


The ETA 2410 has got a diameter of only 6 3/4 lignes and belongs to the smalles ladies' watch movements of the 50ies and 60ies.

The speciality of this movement is, that its minute hand is no longer driven directly, but indirectly on the dial side by the train of second wheel. The first wheel stays in contact with the mainspring barrel and drives the whole movement.

The advantage of this construction is, that the mainspring and the balance both can be as large as possible, ensuring long running time and high precision. The good timing results are also guaranteed by the gold-toned screwed Glucydur balance - this was top of the line at that time.

Visually, this movement is a very nice one because of its slowly beating golden-toned screwed balance!

ETA 2410: version with 21 jewels

version with 21 jewels

On the dial side, you see the familiar ETA construction with the yoke winding system, the printed minute dial part, the preparations for further cap jewels (on the 17j version) and the non jewel-beared train of the second wheel (at “8”), which drives the minute wheel.

The faster (6 A/s) beating version of this movement is known as [97]ETA 2412.

ETA 2410: ETA 2410 dial side

ETA 2410 dial side

The movement was available in different versions which differed e.g. by the number of cap jewels.

ETA 2410: dial side view of the 21j version

dial side view of the 21j version

Technical data

Size:6 3/4''' (measured: 15,2mm)
lift angle:51°
Number of jewels:17/21
Escapement:Pallet lever
Balance types: Glucydur screw balance
Shock protection(s): Incabloc
Balance bearing / direction hairspring:Clockwise
Moveable stud:no
Adjust mechanism:Long regulator arm / hairspring key
  • lever
  • escape wheel, seconds wheel, third wheel, large driving wheel
  • mainspring barrel
Winding mechanism:yoke winding system
Setting lever spring:2 hole(s)
References: Flume: 1962 2
Mentioning in literature (years): 1963 - 1964

Usage gallery

ETA 2410: Exquisit ladies' watch  (dial only)

Exquisit ladies' watch (dial only)

ETA 2410: Cito ladies' watch  (dial only)

Cito ladies' watch (dial only)