NSB Watch Articles

What is the Reverser Mechanism in an automatic watch?

The reverser mechanism in an automatic watch movement is a device that helps to wind the mainspring in the correct direction. In a mechanical watch, the mainspring stores energy and powers the watch by slowly unwinding as the watch runs. In an automatic watch, the mainspring is wound by the movement of the rotor, which swings back and forth as the wearer moves their arm.

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