Posts Tagged ‘automatic watches’

Coming Soon: Watch Winder with Lifetime Guarantee

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Imagine an elegant, wood watch winder you never have to worry about because it is backed by the top selling watch winder brand in the world, Steinhausen, with a warranty for the life of the winder. Automatic watches are designed to become family heirlooms. With no battery to replace, they are ideal to pass down from one generation to the next. To help maintain the longevity of your automatic watch, it is best to keep is constantly wound. This is where watch winders become a valuable asset to any automatic watch owner.

Steinhausen is proud to announce the first ever watch winder with a lifetime guarantee. We are releasing the first model with a lifetime guarantee in less than 60 days. If the motor ever fails on this watch winder, send it back to us and we’ll replace the motor for free (of course, you’ll have to pay for shipping). If you have a jeweler you really want to have service it and not deal with the shipping, just have them send us your warranty information, and we will provide them with a replacement motor with shipping being the only thing anyone has to pay for.

Winder motors can last as long as 9 or more years. However, you will never have to worry about your Steinhausen Executive Watch Winder with Lifetime Warranty. The first winder with a lifetime warranty is coming in a traditional Steinhausen style with distinguished wood craftsmanship, and 7 layers of piano lacquer to give it an ultra-high gloss finish. Each winder is painstakingly tested at the factory and then tested in our warehouse in Valencia, CA before being shipped. This ultra stringent quality control ensures that when you receive a Steinhausen watch winder, you are receiving the best quality watch winder in the world that will last and last!

Why Watch Winders are More than a Box with a Motor

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

To the serious watch collector a watch winder serves multiple purposes. Of course, a watch winder provides the convenience of not having to reset our favorite watches after we haven’t been wearing them for a few days or weeks. However, besides grabbing the attention of everyone we show our watch collection to, a good watch winder ensures the longevity of our prized watch investments. Keeping our automatic watches wound is precisely what the spring inside of each mechanical automatic watch needs to maintain accuracy and a long life.

Some automatic watches do not have the traditional mechanical movement. They charge a capacitor that operates a quartz movement. In the case of these movements, automatic watch winders provide the benefit of keeping you on pace with your busy daily schedule. There is no mechanical spring that needs to be wound to ensure the longevity and accuracy of your watch. Some may argue that this is a better choice in watch movement, but it really is just an alternative movement. Not better or worse, just different than a traditional mechanical automatic movement.

Mechanical automatic movements (which make up most of the automatic movements on the market) are kept in considerably better condition when wound according to the specifications of the movement inside your automatic watch. When purchasing a watch winder, be sure that the winder will wind both clockwise and counterclockwise and has an intermittent timer, unless you know for sure that your watch only needs to be wound a particular direction. Of course, most Steinhausen automatic watch winders offer 4 different modes of intermittent winding, making them compatible with almost every automatic movement on the market.

I’ll be posting more about winding your automatic watches in future blogs. Enjoy your watch collection!