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Originally Posted by vantt1 View Post
 

Yeah there are, but if you were going for world class, would you rather a Chinese brand or a Swiss brand?

 

Japanese. ;)

 

By the end of the competitions in Geneva back in the late 60's, Seiko took fourth to tenth place with their mechanical movements.

 

What took the top 3 spots? 3 quartz movements. :p 

 

Chonometer contests in Switzerland now have the rule "All parts used to build the movement must be made within Europe".