Welcome to the world of fine luxury timepieces. In order to familiarize yourself with various watch brands and its functionality, its important for you to know some of the standard terms in the industry. Here are some commonly used terms.

The flyback hand of a chronograph.See also: Chronograph, Flyback Hand

A watch that indicates hours with a note or tone by pressing of a button or push of the slide on the side of the case. See minute repeater.


The half disc of heavy metal that rotates and helps wind an automatic watch.See also: Automatic Watch, Automatic winding (or self winding)