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A Guide To The Man’s Wristwatch

The must-know pieces of information for purchasing any man's watch: 1. The Movement The “movement” of a watch is the mechanism by which it tells time.Quartz movements are the most common and usually the most affordable kind of mechanism. A tiny sliver of synthetic quartz inside the watch vibrates as electric charge passes through it. The watch measures the speed of the vibration and uses it to keep track of the time. These require batteries to produce the electric charge. Automatic or mechanical movements are precision-engineered pieces that use very carefully measured springs and gears to keep the time. Some require periodic winding with a crown (a small knob on the side or top of the watch), while others come...

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