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hey i was looking today as always and seen a Seiko marked on the wheel ...Seiko Time Corp...assembled in Taiwan Japanese parts..how long did this happen?...anyone ever hear of this?...i was very surprised...
 

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Same Seiko parts, same Seiko robots, same Seiko factory design, a different country and less import tax for parts than whole watches and tax breaks for a "home country" company.
 

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Taiwan actually has very good quality control laws in place :) That said a friend of mine has two modern(ish) Seiko divers watches and one had worn out the self winder already :eek:
 

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well this a old watch..70's..maybe older..just never seen those markings...
 

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so it was a limited thing..i wonder if it makes it more or less valuable to be made there?..
 
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