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WHAT IS A WATCH MOVEMENT?

- JUNE 6, 2022 -

In the watch world, a movement is the mechanism within a watchcase that powers a timepiece. The term originated with early clockwork machines made up of many moving parts. Movements, also known as calibers, vary widely by watch and can be mechanical, automatic or quartz. Just remember, regardless of the watch movement type, its core purpose is to tell accurate time.

Ready to find out what a mechanical movement is? Learn that and more in this watch basics guide.

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