An Introduction to the Mechanical Watch

The mechanical watch is one of the few remaining practical, day-to-day items that has remained unchanged in many ways since its inception hundreds of years ago. Of course, materials and production methods have come a long way since the seventeenth century, but if you crack open a modern mechanical watch, you'll find something that looks a lot like what you'd find if you peered inside a watch built 150 years ago. And this is true whether you're looking at an £60 Seiko or an £600,000 Patek Phillipe. Read More >>


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