Watch winders are machines with a simple but vital task to perform for watch owners: ensuring that automatic (or self-winding) watches have sufficient energy for their clockwork drive by generating constant and steady motion. But that’s not all watch winders can do. The selection of models, sizes, designs and functions of available watch winders is
Ulysse Nardin is one of the few high-watchmaking maisons in the modern era to produce watches with jaquemarts — tiny automatons mounted on a watch dial that strike the hours on a bell. The brand’s latest, debuting at Baselworld 2016, is the Ulysse Nardin Hourstriker “Horse,” a limited edition of 28 pieces.