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Michael Friedberg Wrote:I can't respond fully right now, but if you can please check the archives. There were several discussions about this; a possible keyword might be 316. If I recall correctly, IWC uses the same steel in all models, and it is a premium grade surgical steel. Some companies advertise that their "grade" is the best but in fact it's a complex choice due to polishing, scratch appearance, and other considerations. Hardness in itself is not always better.