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800 Swiss ETA Movements Stolen From Watchmaker In Porrentruy


Thieves took a a cache of Buran-signed 800 ETA movements from a watchmaker in Porrentruy, Switzerland. They included some 2824-2 and 7750 movements. The 7750s are used in chronographs.

ETA movements are become increasingly more rare as the company’s owner, the Swatch Group, is cracking down on their international distribution. This cache, while small, could be work up to $800,000 depending on the quality and type of movement.

Watchmaker Torsten Nagengast is asking folks to keep an eye out for Buran-branded movements in the wild.

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  1. my heart felt sorrow on the discovery of the thieft . aas a watch collector of some vavuable time pieces it is disgracefull to think that the Love and attention given to every watch made is Robbed . these time pieces bring so much joy to the end user .
    should I gain any knowledge i shall make contact with my local Police .
    god bless for now Jimmy

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