Expert Compares Swiss and Japanese Made Watches In Side-by-Side Video

See what’s inside these timepieces.

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In the latest episode of WIRED‘s new video series [De]Constructed, a professional watchmaker compares what’s inside of a Swiss and a Japanese made watch.

The detailed video sees Ryan Jewell break down two Carpenter watches — one with Swiss movement and the other with Japanese movement — to reveal the construction of these timepieces. The under 30-minute video offers side-by-side views of the various components while Jewell provides insider information via voiceover.

Take a look at the Swiss vs Japanese watch video above and share your thoughts in the comments below.

For related watch content, very rare timepieces will be auctioned off by Bonhams.

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