Japan vs. Switzerland

So this may stir some controversy……but that’s ok, but lately, the more “made in Japan” or Japanese watches I get, the more I realize that……hmmm….is “Swiss Made” all its cracked up to be?

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I’ve had 3 “Swiss Made” watches so far in my collection, but I have to say I gravitate towards Japanese Made watches.

Swiss watches are nice, no lie, but is it worth the price difference? 🤔🧐for me maybe not.

Now, maybe I haven’t had a “proper” Swiss watch yet, but so far, I’m gravitating towards Japanese watches.

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For me it's less about countries, and more about individual watches. Not all Swiss, Japanese, German, Chinese, etc., watches are equal to one another.

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Distinction should be in design and build quality. Not in a label at the bottom of the dial.

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Yeah, great watches can come from anywhere these days. I don't worry too much about country of origin, but variety is always a good thing.

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Yup… Japan

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Build quality will have more to do with the company than the country of origin. That said, I typically prefer the Japanese design language to the Swiss, though I own plenty of both.

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Most of my watches are from Japan but that does not mean that I overlook other countries. It just depends on the style, quality, what you get for the price, things like that😎

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yes..but you then have German that are excellent. I have to give Grand Seiko the best faces though JMO..Enjoy the hobby

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Swiss made, meant something at one time.

It means something still, but not as much as it used to. Just like 'Made in USA'.

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Have a look at this.

https://youtu.be/ozCVELMzgws?si=5awJZLQVBTQTHJal

Swiss made isn't what it use to be.

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I’m with you, but you need to focus on Grand Seiko and Kurono.