The Automatic Wind Watch Beginners Guide - Explained, Pros and Cons

The automatic watch movement can be summed up in very few words - our word? Convenience. The automatic watch movement is designed to have rotor that spins and captures the energy from the movement of your wrist. All you have to do is move the watch, and as the rotor spins the energy is transferred to the mainspring in order to power the watch movement. You do not have to wind the crown of he watch in order to power it anymore, simply wear it everyday, and you are good to go.

We break down the history of the automatic watch movement, walk through how it works and the benefits and drawbacks the movement presents.

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