Thus, no danger to the watch. Seriously, though, you should be okay washing your hands. If you're going to the kind of party at which people fall (or get thrown) into the pool, maybe wear a different watch. Nevertheless, accidents do happen, and I feel that a top-quality watch should be safely subme
Looking at the movement, it seems clear that economy was not among its design goals. It is certainly respectable to design a movement for the purpose of making it easy to manufacture and finish, and I certainly don't approve of complexity for the sake of complexity. In a luxury timepiece, however, I
(For some reason, my in-laws call smoked fish "appetizing," as a noun.) My spouse frequently makes similar items with various proteins, most typically using corn instead of potatoes as the primary aggregate material. They do not tend to last long.
If the money is needed for life reasons (tuition, etc.), the watch should certainly be sold. As a matter of fiscal discipline, there is certainly no object to selling a watch (or trading it) to get another one, or to selling to replace money recently spent. For me, though, it seems to be a matter of