Pocket and Fob Watches Buying Guide
Pocket and fob watches come with a chain or clips to fasten them with the clothing. This enable them to be easily accessible and prevent them from easily dropping out or being lost.
Different Types of Pocket and Fob Watches
- Open Face Pocket Watches: Open faced pocket watches are the ones which do not have metal covers to protect the crystal. Generally open face pocket watches come with pendants located at twelve.
- Hunter Pocket Watches: Hunter pocket watches are those which come with a spring-hinged circular metal lid or cover that closes over the watch-dial and crystal, protecting them from dust, scratches and other damage or debris.
- Half Hunter Pocket Watches: These pocket watches are intermediate between open face and hunter pocket watches. They come with a outer lid with a glass panel at the centre, allowing view of the hands. With this type of case, you can see the time without opening the lid.
- Analogue Display Pocket and Fob Watches: Modern pocket watches come with analogue display. A variety of chrome, stainless steel, gold and silver plated watches are available with an excellent finish and style.
- Chronograph Display Pocket and Fob Watches: These traditional pocket watches have the ability to function as stopwatches. They are ideal for watch collectors.
- Quartz Movement Pocket and Fob Watches: Quartz movement pocket watches are the most commonly used watches. They are battery powered and they show the accurate time.
- Automatic Pocket and Fob Watches: Automatic watches are self-winding. They need no battery or hand driven. They are wound by slight wrist movement of the owner.
- Hand Driven Pocket and Fob Watches: Hand driven watches are the ones which need to give them a little wind periodically.
- Philip Mercier
- Fenland Limited Edition Pocket Watch Co
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