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Rolls Royce of swiss jewelled quartz movements?

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Hello, I was wondering what brand previously made or still makes the absolute top quality swiss made jeweled quartz movements? I realize all quartz probably keep great time but I would like to put a preferably used movement inside of a very unique clock case and would like the absolute best quality quartz movement at any price.
 

SteveC1964

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I’d go with Patek-Phillipe. Solar cells power the quartz movement. The story goes Patek fully charged one. They lowered into a darkened cave. Six months later it was right to the second. Deep pockets come in handy when buying one.
 

Cheezhead

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If you will pay plenty for an expensive jeweled quartz watch movement you might want to first make sure that it meets the "Modern quartz watch chronometer certified (rare) Best Accuracy" parameter as found in Chronocentric.com under Owners Zone, then Accuracy to be well satisfied for money spent.

ETA jeweled quartz watch movements are available for little money from ebay so if you get one that is not accurate you can chuck it and buy another or adjust it if possible. Rolex uses ETA mechanical movements and searching would show if they use ETA quartz if that matters.

I suggest that spending a lot of money will not necessarily bring the highest quality. Bear in mind the definition of "Veblen Good" and keep that next to "Telephone Scam".

It would be good to know what you define as "absolute best quality quartz movement".
 

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