What makes a mechanical watch special?
Mechanical watches are my favorite watches, because I think mechanical watches are very special. To a certain extent, they are the epitome of fine engineering. I find them very attractive and the craftsmanship of them fascinates me. There are some manufacturers who use advanced equipment and exquisite craftsmanship to manufacture various parts inside mechanical watches. So today I will share the special features and charm of watches.
First of all, let me talk about the manufacturing process of the mechanical watch. Looking at the overall structure of a mechanical watch, some people may find it easy to manufacture, and feel that it is not difficult. It can no deny that there are many parts that need to be assembled manually, and the machine lacks the accuracy of running-in parts.
Generally speaking, the movement of a mechanical watch is assembled from hundreds of tiny parts. The energy of the mechanical watch is stored through the principle of machinery and the activities of the human body to maintain the power of travel. The more advanced the movement of a mechanical watch means the more attractive the watch. The movement is an indispensable core part of a mechanical watch, and it is also its special feature.
The second is the durability of mechanical watches and the longer retention time. Unlike a quartz watch, a mechanical timepiece doesn't get its energy from a battery. Instead, the power that drives the hands around the dial, and also drives any additional complications like a date function, a moonphase or a chronograph, comes from the unwinding of a tightly coiled flat spring.
Quartz watches cannot be passed on from generation to generation. But mechanical watches can keep ticking year after year, only need you to exercise occasionally, increase the swing to accumulate energy, just like all mechanical engineering. In addition, after the mechanical watch is maintained, it can keep ticking. So it can always be preserved, and passed on from generation to generation is like a family heirloom.
It has a history of several centuries from the original pocket watch to the current mechanical watch, which adds appeal to mechanical watches. And it is also the inheritance of the older generation's facial expressions. All items with personal emotional value are more likely to be appreciated than those without personal emotional value. Mechanical watches will also collect a large amount of memory and history during the inheritance of each generation, and people also endow them with deeper emotional value. I also hope that my collection of mechanical watches can collect my own history.
Therefore, when it comes to the charm of a mechanical watch, it has a lot to do with the inheritance of the specific watch you own, as well as the value you create.
Many people will be attracted by the unique appearance of mechanical watches. Because the watchmaker needs to spend countless working hours to make a mechanical watch and iterative and innovative to complete an advanced process. So mechanical watches are often much better than cheap quartz watches. This makes sense.
So that is the reason why I have always liked mechanical watches. When I study watches, I will first look at the mirror and then carefully study the movement of the mechanical watch. Every structure in it is really harmonious and interesting. In other words, when you buy a watch with an excellent movement, it is often valuable, and it will also be a good watch. I also like watches with a see-through back, which makes it easy for me to appreciate the movement of the watch. This entire watch, like a movement, is a great craftsmanship worthy of appreciation. If you do not own such a mechanical watch, come and find the value that belongs to you.
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