Since I first saw each and every one of Akribos models I became a fan. VERY, VERY BIG MISTAKE! I got 4 different models including this one and two of them got broken in the first 10 days. I went to a watch specialist who confirmed that the mecanism (every piece of it) is made in China. Despite the good look everything inside is as cheap as possible. For watches at a modest price I will stick to CASIO or TIMEX because AKRIBOS, I would not recomend to anyone.