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Chronographs Versus Chronometers

A chronograph is a watch that tells the time and records elapsed time on demand. It is not necessarily a chronometer and the two terms should NEVER be confused. For a watch to be a chronometer it must meet a certain standard in terms of accuracy. A chronometer is a watch of exceptional isochronism, measured […]

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What is the difference between a chronograph and a chronometer?

A chronograph is a watch that tells the time and records elapsed time on demand. Basically, it is a watch with a stopwatch integrated into the movement. It is not necessarily a chronometer and the two terms should NEVER be confused. For a watch to be a chronometer it must meet a certain standard in […]

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Chronograph Functions in Detail

As defined previously, a chronograph is a watch that tells the time and records elapsed time on demand. It’s basically a watch with a stopwatch attached to it. To make such a thing possible, a lot of parts, specially tailored to keep friction to a minimum, are necessary. I know I keep banging on about […]

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What do the numbers on my Chronograph bezel mean?

Chronographs are useful tools for the recording of elapsed time, but in addition to this common and easily understood complication, many are fitted with a scale adorning the bezel. These numerical scales, when used in conjunction with the chronograph seconds hand, are able to perform specific calculations for practical use. There are several different scales […]

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