These "self-winding" watches have been around almost forever. They work by having racheted winding mechanisms and off-center weights which utilize the motion of the wearer to, effectively, "wind" the watch.....
They do NOT work if they are not on a regularly-moving body part, such as a wrist....
P.S. When I was younger, I had one.... and I wore it on my wrist when I did you-know-what and the darn thing wound itself so tight that it couldn't/wouldn't move any more, and I had to take it back to the jeweler to get it "unwound"..... Afterwards, I was careful not to do you-know-what so vigorously!!!!!
by Anjili5 years ago
Are wrist watches still in or have they been kicked out of fashion?I still believe in the time piece.
by Pavlo Badovskyi5 years ago
Do you wear a wrist watch?
by Nithya Venkat6 years ago
Why are some wrist watches so expensive? What is the reason behind the price?
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