Great value watch winder

Robert-Jan Broer
March 08, 2009
Great value watch winder

If you have a collection of watches (2 or more) and at least one of them has an automatic mechanical movement, chances are pretty big that – after a few days of not wearing it – you have to correct the time/date when you pick it up again. A watch winder may come in handy. If you search on the various watch forums, you will probably read about the oil in the movement that will thicken after a long period of not wearing. However, this has never been confirmed by a watch maker.

I think a watch winder is just there for your convenience?¢?Ǩ¬¶ if you have an automatic watch with a date, which does not have a quick set (quick set = changing the date by pulling the crown in a certain position and when you turn it, the date will change into the next date), correcting the date can be a time consuming activity. Especially when you are in a hurry. The lucky guys with a watch that has a complication like a moonphase and/or perpetual calendar should get a watch winder anyway, it really prevents you from fiddeling around with your watch during the first two hours of your precious sunday morning. offers various winders for great value to keep your [other] watch running perfectly. The compact winder I reviewed, is pictured above and is available through their website for only 42.99UKP.

Click here for the full review on this burlwood finish watch winder!

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Robert-Jan Broer
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Robert-Jan Broer

Ever since he was a young child, Robert-Jan was drawn to watches, even though it were digital Casio and quartz Swatch models at the time. In the mid-1990s, his interest increased when he started to read about mechanical watches in... read more

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