I love hand-wound movement, it gives me something to do every morning, may I ask how many forum members like hand-wound watches?

Nov 08, 2018,15:35 PM

Though automatic is very convenient and no need to wind as long as one is wearing it, and quartz is even so, just need to change the battery once in a while, I still in love in winding watches.


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My favourites as well

 By: agyzace : November 8th, 2018-15:39
The connection they create is something beyond automatic movements’ reach. All the best, Alex

Same here. I will always favor manual winding watches, except in a few cases...

 By: amanico : November 8th, 2018-16:03
Diving watches, as automatic movements help to save the joint at the crown, so it makes sense, and micro rotor, or three quarter rotors. Other than that, manual winding, all the time! Best, Nicolas

Also like the connection it gives...

 By: KMII : November 8th, 2018-16:04
Don’t wear hand wound watches every day but do highly enjoy them whenever I do

Count me in as a confirmed fan of manual winding . . .

 By: Dr No : November 8th, 2018-16:41
. . . except for perpetual calendars. Art

I'm a fan, except

 By: cazalea : November 8th, 2018-17:24
getting old and stiff in the fingers sometimes winding a watch such as my 100-hours BlancpaiN can get a bit irksome. Or those darn Silbersteins with triangular crowns! Anyway, winding by hand helps you contemplate the mystery of the watchmaker's design an...  

I love manual watches

 By: watchbiao : November 8th, 2018-17:43
Especially when it has a "normal" power reserve of about ~40 hours so I can wind it everyday!

And this explains why

 By: sham1 : November 8th, 2018-19:12
the best watchmakers in the world Dufour, Smith, Voutilainen, Rexhepi, Lang & Heyne make all their watches manual winding! I too am partial to a manual winding watch because the satisfaction of turning a smooth crown daily has few equals.

It all depends on the watch.

 By: fernando : November 8th, 2018-19:44
For this one, yes. cheers fernando ...  


 By: baufoam : November 8th, 2018-22:05
I enjoy winding a watch. I like the connection it creates between me and the timepiece. I am Ok with my automatics, but definitely enjoy the ritual of winding a fine watch.

Well put. [nt]

 By: kjkt3 : November 9th, 2018-01:12

Thank you 🍻 [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 9th, 2018-11:15

Excellent answer. [nt]

 By: amanico : November 9th, 2018-01:17

It’s so true [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 9th, 2018-11:08

Totally agree

 By: Watchlover78 : November 9th, 2018-05:07

Glad to hear it [nt]

 By: Cpt Scarlet : November 9th, 2018-11:08

I have one. It is a vintage Omega that I know absolutely nothing about,

 By: Thomas_3 : November 9th, 2018-07:41
other than it is manual wind. I'll post a picture next week and maybe someone can shed some light on it for me.