Do the twist

Hand-wound watches are back in busi­ness

Esquire (UK) - - Watch News -

Does the resur­gence of vinyl, phys­i­cal books and phones that only make phone calls, also ac­count for a sud­den uptick in the num­ber of hand-wound watches hit­ting the shelves? Per­haps peo­ple like the sim­plic­ity, or the closer con­nec­tion you feel to your time­piece. Or maybe they just like that (of­ten) it al­lows you to make a less ex­pen­sive foray into the me­chan­i­cal watch world. What­ever, we’re all for it.

18k red gold 43.2mm Por­tugieser Hand-Wound Eight Days Edi­tion 150 Years on black leather strap, £15,750, by IWC

Stain­less steel 38mm Khaki Field Me­chan­i­cal on green Nato strap, £375, by Hamil­ton

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.