Interesting perhaps, but not a cosmic event. Surely the bottom line played the biggest part in these decisions. The atypical Swiss explanations and deceptions after words are merely typical Swiss window dressing.
Bla, bla bla.
If I had but one wish, one question. I would ask Mr Babin how exactly does the change in the escapement result in better accuracy? I know the real reason these parts have been changed out, and the Seiko`s accuracy potential is not in question.
If I had two wishes, I would ask their company to stop talking in BS Swiss-ease and refer to parts in such a manor that did`nt leave the reader wondering what the heck they are talking about, what part exactly. I`ve been around long enough to know that some of thier language being used here is new and contrived. Again, atypical Swiss marketing.
BTW, everyone knows the wheel was invented in Switzerland, don't they? Heck yes, how was the watch created without the wheel? The entire concept of things that are round originates in the swiss alps, from snowballs running down hill.
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