NSB Watch Articles

Can an automatic watch be left unwound?

Automatic watches can be left unwound for short periods of time without causing any major issues. Automatic watches are powered by the movement of your wrist, but they also have a small reserve of power that can be replenished by manually winding the watch. This reserve power is called the "power reserve" and it allows the watch to continue running even when it is not being worn.

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Can automatic watches be hand wound?

Yes, automatic watches can be hand-wound. Automatic watches, also known as self-winding watches, are powered by the movement of the wearer's wrist. However, they also have a hand-winding mechanism that allows the watch to be wound manually if it is not being worn or if the movement of the wearer's wrist is not sufficient to keep the watch running.

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