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Automatic Watch Deep-Dive (2018): Rolex, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet & More

Watchuwant is now WatchBox! Subscribe for the best luxury watch content. Tim Mosso and Master Watchmaker Michael R. Michaels take an in-depth look at the automatic winding systems used across the long history and many luxury brands of the Swiss watch industry. This episode dives into the history of the first bumper automatics in 1926, the launch of Rolex's "Perpetual" self-winding movement in 1931, and the many systems devised by watchmakers between then and now. We also reveal the different systems used by several contemporary luxury watch brands including modern Rolex, Omega, Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, Carl F. Bucherer, Chronoswiss, Panerai, and more. Mike and Tim add depth to the analysis through live demonstrations with actual watches, watch caliber components, and graphics of all topics discussed. Finally, we take your live questions on topics of interest to watch collectors. Shop Automatic Watches: Instagram: WatchBox Reviews Channel: