The watch dictionary – technical terms simply explained
Have you ever wondered why in the showcases and display windows of brand dealers all dials show 10 minutes before 10 clock? This is the famous ›smiling watch face‹. The watch presents its face most friendly in this setting. The watchmakers guild is full of exciting and puzzling terms for its fine mechanical genius, and anyone who is interested in it will guess how far this often cryptic field must be. As passionate dealers of fine watches, we want to infect you with our own enthusiasm and not just give you an idea of it. Would you like to know the difference between chronometer and chronograph? Or did you know what rattrapants are? Find out more in our watchlexicon soon.