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Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413

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Brand, Seller, or Collection Name Swatch
Model number YIS413
Part Number YIS413
Display Type Analog
Case diameter 42 millimeters
Case Thickness 13 millimeters
Band width 23 millimeters
Band Color Black
Dial color Black
Item weight 5.54 Ounces
Movement Swiss Automatic
Water resistant depth 30 Meters

Swatch original watch Sistem Dark black and silver color with water-resistant (30 meters / 100 feet), glows in the dark, date, automatic, stainless steel, swiss made precision quartz, skeleton, and system 51.

The overall appearance of Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413

The Swatch Sistem 51 brings back the idea of the 1983 Swatch with one single difference, its movement. You will find the same basic concept of a plastic watch, Swiss-made, developed in-house, with a 51-part movement fully industrialized and for a very low price. Everything that characterized the original Swatch watch is here, except for its automatic mechanical movement. It is not the first automatic Swatch, some of them used to come with ETA movements, but this one adds something more.

The movements on Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413

The movement of the Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413 is a real engineering feat, albeit far from what passionate watchmakers are used to producing and not at all the traditional way to develop a movement. It may be cheap, but it is a really interesting engine that boasts more technology than any other ETA, Soprod, or Sellita. To build this movement, ETA, Swatch R&D, NIvarox and Comadur joined forces working over a period of two years to create, from scratch, a highly complex manufacturing process that led to an incredibly simple movement.

The genius of the Sistem 51 is that it is made of only 51 parts, spread around five modules and linked to one another by only one central screw. The assembling of the parts, including the 19 jewels and the regulating organ, is done by machine and uses only solders. The balance wheel’s assembly and adjustment are usually the most sensitive tasks when manufacturing a movement. It requires the skills of trained watchmakers to achieve a good chronometric rate. In the Sistem 51, it is adjusted by a laser that removes enough material to find that perfect balance, and therefore the perfect accuracy. And as the balance wheel and the escapement are made of synthetic and anti-magnetic material, there is essentially no reason for them to deregulate.

The features on Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413

The Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413 comes with the attributes of much more expensive timepieces. It has an impressive accuracy and power reserve, but also a quick date and a hacking seconds mechanism. The last feature, which may sound unimportant, is that it can be wound by the crown.

The design of Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413

The Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413 is visually a Swatch, no doubt about it. Its translucent case is, in every aspect, similar to a quartz Swatch, but even though made of plastic, it looks quite solid and well finished with a fine-grained texture. It’s available in four versions, a blue case with black dial, a red case with a black dial, a full black edition, and a full white edition. The entire collection comes with a celestial pattern on the dial.

Overall Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413 review

The Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413 is inexpensive, it has a plastic case, and it doesn’t offer any fancy complications. It is not what we would normally call haute horlogerie. It is, however, an important watch that may herald the future of mainstream watches. It is an astonishing industrial achievement, the first mechanical watch built without any human hands. Moreover, it ushers in more innovations, technology, and content than any other inexpensive mechanical watch. It is clearly the new trend-setter for the entire watchmaking industry. Most impressive of all, this is a light and affordable watch that many will love.

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Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413
Swatch SISTEM DARK Automatic Unisex Watch YIS413
Beautiful watch with great quality, affrodable and light
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PROS
  • Quality affordable dress watch
  • Great for special or formal occasion
  • comes in different versions
CONS
  • Made of plastic but great design