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Chronograph Q: Is there a chrono w/ the secs/mins/hrs on the sub-dials?

  1. conorwrichards

    conorwrichards Jul 3, 2017

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    Hi all,

    [continuing from title] ... i.e. the time-function second hand is on the central pinion, and the three chrono time measures are on the three sub-dials?

    Hope that's understandable.

    Thanks,
    Con
     
  2. Edward53

    Edward53 Jul 3, 2017

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    Unlikely on a true chronograph as it would be difficult to read the seconds, and next to impossible to read the tachymetre, from a subdial. Might happen on a modern quartz chrono-style watch that isn't a proper chronograph.
     
  3. Kmart

    Kmart Jul 3, 2017

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    Not that I know of. The purpose of the chrono second hand being on the central pinion is so that you can time things with greater precision (1/5th or even 1/10th of a second). Not so if you were to stick the chrono seconds on a subdial.
     
  4. watchknut

    watchknut New watch + Instagram + wife = dumbass Jul 3, 2017

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    I am sure Invicta, the pinnacle of Swiss watchmaking does it.
     
  5. conorwrichards

    conorwrichards Jul 3, 2017

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    Thanks all for the replies.

    Know what you mean re precision -- it's just that I love a central sweeping seconds hand and don't need high precision from my chrono seconds hand, so it'd be cool to find out if there was such a chrono out there that would tick both boxes.

    Thanks again for your insight.