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BUY, SELL, OR TRADE WATCHES HERE: www.thewatchbox.com Tim Mosso and master watchmaker Michael Michaels discuss the many different chronograph coupling and function selector systems while talking through a survey of watches from leading Swiss brands. We cover everything from the caliber 4130 Rolex Daytona to Omega's Co-Axial chronometer caliber 9300 as used in the Seamaster Planet Ocean to the caliber 1506 Centigraphe Souveraine. Tim reviews the Reverso Gran Sport Chronographe Retrograde caliber 859 and shares his Duometre monopusher chronograph's dual-wing caliber 380 with twin drive trains. We discuss the difference between vertical and lateral clutches, column wheels vs. cam chronographs, and integrated vs. modular chronograph movement architecture. Finally, we intersperse the discussion with answers to questions from our live global audience.