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Old is gold

Old is gold and your grandpa’s watch might be a treasure! If you find your grandfather winding his watch, it’s a mechanical gem. It has been proficiently created by skillful watchmakers, these movements contain an intricate series of tiny components working together to power the timepiece. A mechanical movement uses energy from a wound spring, rather than a battery, to power the watch. This spring stores energy and transfers it through a series of gears and springs, regulating the release of energy to power the watch.

The mechanical movement involves awe-inspiring and magnificent craftsmanship of gears and springs work inside these mechanical watches. Such mechanical watches were considered man’s finest most delicate machines from time immemorial. If you admire such craftsmanship, minute attention-to-detail and precise engineering, then you should have one mechanical watch in your collection.