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Overview of deadbeat seconds watches and calibres (please contribute)

KMII
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Every now and then I find a topic or theme in horology that awakens my curiosity (high frequency watches:  www.watchprosite.com
 has been one). The latest one are deadbeat seconds watches, also known as jumping seconds or seconde morte pieces. Unlike the high frequency topic, which has been a collecting theme of mine for a while, this is more of an Umberto Ecco style ‘anti library’ for me so far - something yet to get into. 

I find the idea of a mechanical watch that to the uninitiated looks like a quartz quite appealing and such watches are in a way possessed of a certain amount of additional stealthiness, which I appreciate. 

So a bit of desk research led me to the following list (certainly far from complete) and any pieces I have missed I would be very happy to hear about from you - and I shall add them ASAP. 


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So here it goes, in alphabetical order, and limited to wristwatches only:

  • A. Lange und Söhne Richard Lange Jumping Seconds Cal. L094.1

  • A. Lange und Söhne 1815 ‚Homage to Walter Lange‘ Cal. L1924

  • Andreas Strehler Lune Exacte

  • Angelus U10 Tourbillon Lumiere Cal. A100

  • Arnold & Son Dial Side True Beat Cal. A&S6003

  • Arnold & Son Constant Force Tourbillon Cal. A&S5119

  • Arnold & Son Golden Wheel Cal. A&S6018

  • Arnold & Son TB88 Cal A&S5003 

  • Arnold & Son Chronograph True Beat Cal A&S7103 

  • Arnold & Son True Beat Retrograde Cal A&S6008 

  • Arnold & Son TB Cal A&S6103

  • Audemars Piguet Millennary Deadbeat Seconds Cal. 2905

  • De Bethune DB16 Cal. DB2509

  • De Bethune DB25T Cal. DB2109

  • DeWitt Academia Out of Time Cal. DW1201

  • Doxa Jumping Seconds Chezard Cal. 2-115 & Cal. 116

  • Erwin Sattler Regulateur Classica Secunda (movement by Habring2)

  • F P Journe Tourbillon Souverain

  • Greubel & Forsey Differentiel d‘Egalite

  • Grönefeld One Hertz 1912 Cal. G-02

  • H Moser & Cie. Saltofix 

  • H Moser & Cie. Esculape

  • Habring2 Jumping Seconds Pilot Cal. A11MS / A11S

  • Habring 2 Erwin Cal. A11MS / A11S

  • Habring2 Foudroyante Cal. A11F 

  • Habring2 Foudroyante Felix Cal. A11FD

  • IWC Portuguese Sidereale Scafusia Cal. 94900

  • Jaeger LeCoultre Geophysic True Second Cal. 770

  • Jaeger LeCoultre Geophysic Universal Time Cal. 772

  • Jaquet Droz Grande Seconde Deadbeat Cal. 2695 SMR

  • Lang und Heyne Konrad Constant Force Remontoir and Deadbeat Seconds

  • Lang und Heyne Heinrich 

  • Leroy Osmior Chronometre a Tourbillon Cal. L100

  • Omega Synchrobeat Cal. 372

  • Panerai Radiomir Independent Cal. Chezard 7400

  • Paul Gerber 410/416 Cal. 41

  • Rolex 6556 Oyster Tru-Beat Cal. 1040
That’s all I found so far. 


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This message has been edited by cazalea on 2018-12-28 05:21:11

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Ronald Held December 26th, 2018-13:19
Fairly extensive list, thanks. (nt) NT
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KMII December 26th, 2018-22:13
You’re welcome, Ronald! Makes future searches a bit easier 😊
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Ronald Held December 27th, 2018-13:18
OP should be a living document,IMO. (nt) NT
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KMII December 27th, 2018-13:37
OP? Not sure I get you? But yes, I plan to update it as new things come along 👍🏻
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Ronald Held December 28th, 2018-13:05
I meant the first post of this thread. (nt) NT
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KMII December 28th, 2018-19:52
Sorry, my mind is not what it once was 😉 But I promise to keep updating the original post 👍🏻
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Ronald Held December 29th, 2018-13:01
Thanks! (nt) NT
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Watchonthewrist December 26th, 2018-14:15
Thanks for the list my friend , i would love to add a Deadbeat second watch to my collection in the near future 🙏🏻🤗  
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KMII December 26th, 2018-22:13
Same here, same here... Three or four I am seriously thinking about 👍🏻
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Watchonthewrist December 27th, 2018-00:48
Three or four 😱. One or two will do for me 🤗 Gronefeld , FPJ , Moser , DB or when i do get lucky one day (money wise ) Greubel F. 🙏🏻
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