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Perrelet Jumping Hour
$8,995
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AJ Watches
241
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Rolex Sea-Dweller Double Red MKIV
$49,995
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AJ Watches
241
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Patek Philippe Annual Calendar 5205G-001 White Gold
$32,000
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Sky Diamonds
149
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Richard Mille Automatic RM029 Rose Gold Watch
$96,999
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Avi & Co NY
156
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Rolex Sky-Dweller 326934 “New” FULL STICKERS
$23,500
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Labelle Jewelry
109
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Tudor Submariner
$6,950
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Guarded Crown
14
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Girard Perregaux F1 2000
$7,990
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Melvyn Franks Luxury Watches
17
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42MM
$13,995
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IWC Pilot Chronograph - Petit Prince Blue - 377714
$4,450
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Watch Exchange Co.
205
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Rolex GMT-Master II
$16,500
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Scorpio Luxury Corp
61
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Rolex Submariner Date Ref 16803, 18K Gold Steel Black Dial &...
$8,025
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Estates Consignments
115
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Rolex Men's Steel Submariner Date 40 Black Dial Bezel Boxes Books
$7,969
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Mt. Vernon Specialties
44
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Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711 Rose Gold
$120,000
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Luxury Time NYC
33
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Rolex Daytona 116508 (NEW)
$33,000
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Labelle Jewelry
109
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Rolex Yacht-Master II 116688
$36,950
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WatchBox
494
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Panerai Luminor Submersible
$5,690
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Melvyn Franks Luxury Watches
17
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 44MM
$23,800
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Seiko Grand Seiko 41mm Spring Drive Snowflake SBGA211
$5,450
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Chrono Hour Passion
460
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean
$4,750
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The Goldenswan Inc
31
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Ball Engineer Master II Diver TMT
$1,975
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Daniele Trissi
41
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Rolex Men's 40 Steel Submariner Date Box Books Black Dial Bezel
$8,187
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Mt. Vernon Specialties
44
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Rolex Daytona Ceramic Bezel Stainless Steel Black Dial 116500LN
$24,950
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Luxury Time NYC
33
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Rolex Sky-Dweller 326135 (NEW)
$31,500
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Labelle Jewelry
109
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Panerai Luminor Submersible PAM 1024
$5,950
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WatchBox
494
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Graham Tourbillograph Trackmaster
$12,490
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Melvyn Franks Luxury Watches
17
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Patek Philippe Nautilus 40mm Stainless Steel Watch Blue Dial...
$68,999
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Avi & Co NY
156
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Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M 212.30.41.20.03.001
$3,300
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Chrono Hour Passion
460
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm 15500ST Blue (SIHH 2019...
$34,995
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Pave Jewelers
50
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Parmigiani Fleurier Kalpa XL Steel
$5,200
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Daniele Trissi
41
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Rolex Men Datejust 36 Vignette Blue Diamond Dial Steel Boxes...
$3,746
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Mt. Vernon Specialties
44
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Rolex Day-Date 40 18kt Yellow Gold Silver Roman Dial
$29,250
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Luxury Time NYC
33
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TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 12 ACM Edition Automatic Watch
$2,980
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The Watch Shop, LLC
39
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Omega Speedmaster "Grey Side of the Moon" 311.93.44.51.99.001
$7,450
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WatchBox
494
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Breitling Chronomat
$9,590
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Melvyn Franks Luxury Watches
17
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Patek Philippe Men's Aquanaut 40mm Steel on Rubber Strap Watch...
$33,999
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Avi & Co NY
156
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IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition Laureus IW324703
$5,000
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Chrono Hour Passion
460
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Patek Philippe Nautilus Black-blue/Steel 40mm - 5711/1A-010
$93,229
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WatchShopping.com Inc.
969
US
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Baume & Mercier Clifton 18k Rose gold and diamond bezel
$4,950
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Daniele Trissi
41
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Rolex Men's Datejust 36 Black Baton marker Dial Boxes Books
$4,991
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Mt. Vernon Specialties
44
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm Stainless Steel Double Balance...
$89,500
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Luxury Time NYC
33
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Chronoswiss : Lunar Chronograph : CH 7522L : 18k Gold &...
$4,325
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Bernard Watch Co.
370
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Omega Speedmaster "Grey Side of the Moon" 311.93.44.51.99.001
$7,950
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494
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak 41mm Blue Dial 2017 J Serial [RARE]
$27,995
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Pave Jewelers
50
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Rolex Yacht-Master 42MM Black Dial White Gold 226659
$35,999
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Avi & Co NY
156
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Panerai Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Pam684
$23,000
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Chrono Hour Passion
460
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Omega Co-Axial Master Chronometer Blue/Steel 42mm - 210.30.4
$4,039
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WatchShopping.com Inc.
969
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Corum Ladies Admirals Cup 40mm
$5,400
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Daniele Trissi
41
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Rolex Mens Datejust 36 Champagne Diamond Dial Bezel Boxes Books
$6,686
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Mt. Vernon Specialties
44
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Rolex GMT-Master II Jubilee Bracelet Pepsi
$19,850
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Luxury Time NYC
33
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U-Boat Limited Edition Automatic Chimera Bronze
$7,350
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Watch Works
21
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Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Chronograph 304.30.44.52.01.001
$7,450
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WatchBox
494
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Breguet Classique
$15,900
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Beverly Hills Watch Company
54
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Rolex YACHT-MASTER II 44mm Stainless Steel Watch 116680
$14,499
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Avi & Co NY
156
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Omega Seamaster Diver 300 M 42mm 210.32.42.20.03.001
$3,900
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Chrono Hour Passion
460
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Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Dark Side of the Moon "Black...
$8,869
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WatchShopping.com Inc.
969
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Cartier Pasha Diamond grid 18k white gold
$8,500
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Daniele Trissi
41
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Rolex MidSize DateJust 31 President Factory Diamond Dial Box...
$11,581
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Mt. Vernon Specialties
44
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Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph 42mm Rose Gold
$34,000
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Luxury Time NYC
33
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Rolex GMT-Master Root Beer Dial
$15,500
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Watch Works
21
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Panerai Luminor Marina 1950 3-Days PAM 359
$5,950
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WatchBox
494
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Rolex Submariner Date Black Dial 2019 [Unworn/Sealed]
$12,595
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Pave Jewelers
50
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Rolex Sky-Dweller Black 42MM Stainless Steel 326934
$17,999
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Avi & Co NY
156
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Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 215.32.44.21.01.001
$4,500
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Chrono Hour Passion
460
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Rolex Daytona Blue/18k white gold Ø40mm - 116509
$37,999
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WatchShopping.com Inc.
969
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Automatic Watches: Self-Winding Mechanical Timepieces

Automatic watches are powered by the natural motion of your wrist while you wear them. This type of watch has a rich history reaching back to the 18th century. Today, countless brands produce their own automatic calibers for their watches.

Highlights

  • Automatically wound by the natural movements of your arm
  • Environmentally-friendly: No batteries to produce or throw away
  • The Rolex Oyster Perpetual is one of the most famous automatic watches
  • John Harwood is considered the inventor of the automatic wristwatch
  • Automatic watches available in almost every price range

Automatic Watches: Self-Winding Timepieces

Automatic watches fall under the larger umbrella term of mechanical watches. They offer a key advantage over manual timepieces: They wind automatically via the movement of the wearer's arm. An oscillating mass inside the caliber is responsible for winding the spring. Today, this is in most cases a winding rotor. It is flexibly mounted so that gravity pulls it towards the center. When you're wearing the watch and move your wrist, the rotor moves and gives the caliber new energy. Automatic watches don't require batteries, making mechanical watches comparably more environmentally friendly than battery-powered quartz watches.

Automatic watches are available from almost every famous watch manufacturer in all price ranges. Less expensive models are often powered by base calibers made by the ébauche manufacturers ETA, Soprod, or Sellita. Various manufacturers use these calibers in a more or less reworked form in their watches. These calibers even power the watches made by famous brands such as Breitling and TAG Heuer. However, both manufacturers have developed their own in-house movements as well.

Rolex and Patek Philippe are some of the most well-known watch manufacturers. Unlike many other brands, these two Geneva-based manufacturers don't outsource base calibers. Instead, they use their own. For example, Rolex's caliber 3130 is considered very robust, reliable, and precise. These qualities and more make the caliber one of the best automatic movements on the market; it powers Rolex watches such as the Submariner. Since Rolex produces their watches almost entirely in-house, production is costlier. This results in higher prices for automatic watches with in-house movements.

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