4 Advantage Of Owning A Mechanical Watch

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When choosing which type of watch to purchase for your significant other, your three main types of watch choices are mechanical watches, automatic watches or quartz watches. Mechanical watches for sale have a classic feel to them and offer many benefits.

#1 No Battery Required

One of the best things about a mechanical watch is that it doesn't require the use of a battery. You don't have to worry about the battery dying and the watch being unusable. Mechanical watches are powered by a hand-wound spring that keeps the watch going. When your watch stops, you just have to wind it back up to get it going. A mechanical watch can last for decades with the proper care.

#2 Sweeping Hand Movement

The second hand on mechanical watches is designed to move with a nice, smooth sweeping movement. In comparison, with quartz watches, the second hand makes a ticking sound as the hand advances each second. If you can't stand the ticking sound of a quartz watch, mechanical watches have quiet operating sounds and can be more pleasant to deal with if you are sensitive to sound.

#3 Very Tactile Experience

Mechanical watches are great if you want a more tactile experience with your watch. With a mechanical watch, you have to invest time into it to keep it working. You have to hand wind it to keep it working and ensure that it stays on time. Depending on how your watch is set-up, you may spend a minute or so every day winding your watch to keep it working. This is a nice change of pace from all the digital devices that you use throughout the day and can give you a deeper connection with your watch.

#4 Built with Character

Mechanical watches are built with a lot of character. It takes the work of an engineer in order to make sure that your mechanical watch works correctly. Inside of your mechanical watch is a collection of very tiny springs and gears that all must work together to keep your watch working. Although you can't see all of these tiny springs and gears, it is the knowledge that they exist that makes a mechanical watch so wonderful to own. Mechanical watches are designed to provide you with the precise time without relying on any electronic devices or chips; they work solely on the use of springs and gears.

Due to the craftsmanship required, mechanical watches are generally quite expensive, so be prepared to make an investment if you want a mechanical watch. 

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