Caliber: Longines L688.4 (based on ETA A08.L01)
Functions: Hour, minutes, small seconds, 12-hour chronograph, 30-minute register, date.
Power Reserve: 64 hours
Frequency: 28,800 vph
Chronometer Certified: COSC
Additional Details: Column-wheel chronograph, date correcting crown at 10 o’clock, silicon hairspring.
As with the original Flyback Chronograph Manufacture, the three sub-dials on the new variants feature running seconds, a 30-minute totalizer, and a date register. The date function is adjustable via the crown. The new Flyback Chronograph Manufacture models feature baton indices and luminous hands, and a tachymeter scale on the outer portion of the dial....
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