The 3 Main Modern Movements of Watches

This video outlines and explains superbly about the 3 main modern movements you will run into the most.

Quartz
Pros:
Doesn’t have to be wound or worn to run
The most accurate

Cons:
Will run out of battery
Lasts only 25 years or less before movement must be replace

Mechanical
Pros:
Lasts lifetimes and practically forever
Mechanical prowess

Cons:
Has to be wound

Automatic
Pros:
Lasts lifetimes and practically forever
Mechanical prowess at its finest
Doesn’t have to be wound, but can be worn to perpetually wind the watch

Cons:
Must be worn on a regular basis for it to be wound and accurate

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