ETA 2512-1


ETA 2512-1


The ETA 2512-1 shown here is a typical representative of mechanical movements produced in the “golden” quartz age, the early eighties. It is a modern constructed ladies’ watch movement with a bare finish.

The construction bases on compareable smaller ETA movements such as the ETA 2410, with the only difference, that the diameter was enlarged.

The three-leg ring balance is of course beared in two Incabloc shock protection systems, the hairspring is attached with a modern-type connector to the moveable hairspring stud, and its effective length can be regulated with yet another modern ETA-type construction directly at the hairspring only.

A characteristic thing of this movement is its indirectly driven minute hand (achieved by the third wheel), which allowes increased space for a larger balance and a larger mainspring barrel. Both are responsible for longer runtime and increased precision. In constrast to many other ETA movements, the dial-side bearing of the third wheel is realized by a synthetic ruby, while the mainspring barrel lacks a ruby (which is not really neccessiary btw.).

ETA 2512-1 dial side

ETA 2512-1 dial side

Technical data

Number of jewels:17
Escapement:Pallet lever
Balance types: Nickel anular balance
Shock protection(s): Incabloc
Balance bearing / direction hairspring:Clockwise
Moveable stud:yes
Adjust mechanism: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)
Functions:hour, minute
Size:7 3/4''' (measured: 17,2mm)
Production period:1976-1983

Usage gallery

Coronet 06 ladies' watch  (dial only)

Coronet 06 ladies' watch (dial only)