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A watch is a timepiece that is made to be worn on a person. It is usually a wristwatch, worn on the wrist with a strap or bracelet. In addition to the time, modern watches often display the day, date, month and year, and electronic watches may have many other functions.

Most inexpensive and medium-priced watches used mainly for timekeeping are electronic watches with quartz movements. Expensive, collectible watches valued more for their workmanship and aesthetic appeal than for simple timekeeping, often have purely mechanical movements and are powered by springs, even though mechanical movements are less accurate than more affordable quartz movements.

Before the inexpensive miniaturization that became possible in the 20th century, most watches were pocket watches, which often had covers and were carried in a pocket and attached to a watch chain or watch fob. Watches evolved in the 1600s from spring powered clocks, which appeared in the 1400s.

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review by . May 02, 2012
A Seiko Watch is one of the glamorous timepieces inside the market; they use good quality of material. This Seiko watch is very attractive and good looking. It is made up of stainless steel case and bracelet which is very flexible and adjustable. This Seiko 5 Sports watch has a feature of automatic self-winding movement. An automatic or self-winding watch is a mechanical watch. A mechanical watch is powered by an internal spiral spring called a mainspring that’s automatically run by the …
Quick Tip by . March 09, 2010
Never liked wearing a watch. I always found the metal wristbands to be quite uncomfortable.
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