Automatic watches are becoming more and more of a trend nowadays, but one often wonders why is it that they are usually more expensive than your conventional watch, well, that along with a few other related questions is what we’ll be answering in this very article so without further ado, let’s get right into it!
Automatic watche are basically watches that use the natural motion of the wearer of the watch to wind by themselves. And this usually means that the watch wouldrequire a lot of tiny parts to function property that are put together by a professional. Not only is the process time-taking but also requires skilled labour in most cases which is the reason why automatic watches are usually more expensive then their other counterparts.
Interesting Facts About Automatic Watches
- Automtic watches can be rewound and made functional even after years of not using. Uusually an automatic watch would stop working nearly within 40-50 hours of the wearer putting the watch down!
- Though most automatic watches do not produce a ticking sound, there are some that do
- Good automatic watches by reputed companies also usually appreciate in value as time passes, an example of this are the automatic watches made by Rolex and Breitling
Hopefully, this article was helpful in answering some of your watches and space-related questions. If you have any clock/watch-related question at all, feel free to use the comment section below. And if you want to read an interesting article on why clocks don’t appear in dreams, we have a great article on just that so do give it a click if you are interested “Why don’t clocks appear in dreams? Clocks and dreams!“. Here is also a link about the history of clocks if you want to give that a look “History of timekeeping devices“