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Automatic quartz is a collective term describing watch movements that combine a self-winding rotor mechanism (as used in automatic mechanical watches) to generate electricity with a piezoelectric quartz crystal as its timing element. [1]

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Automatic watch

An automatic or self-winding watch is a mechanical watch in which the mainspring is wound automatically as a result of the natural motion of the wearer to provide energy to run the watch, making manual winding unnecessary.

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Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show is a trade show of the international watch and jewellery industry, organized each spring in the city of Basel, Switzerland, at Messe Basel.

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Bovet is a surname.

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Button cell

A watch battery or button cell is a small single cell battery shaped as a squat cylinder typically in diameter and high — like a button on a garment, hence the name.

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores potential energy in an electric field.

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A chronograph is a specific type of watch that is used as a stopwatch combined with a display watch.

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Citizen Watch

is the core company of a Japanese global corporate group based in Tokyo.

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Complication (horology)

In horology, a complication refers to any feature in a mechanical timepiece beyond the simple display of hours and minutes.

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COSC is Contrôle Officiel Suisse des Chronomètres, the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute, which is the institute responsible for certifying the accuracy and precision of wristwatches in Switzerland.

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Crystal oscillator

A crystal oscillator is an electronic oscillator circuit that uses the mechanical resonance of a vibrating crystal of piezoelectric material to create an electrical signal with a precise frequency.

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Cyma Watches

Cyma SA is a Swiss manufacturer of luxury wristwatches, founded by brothers Joseph and Theodore Schwob in 1862.

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Eco-Drive is a model range of watches manufactured and marketed worldwide by Citizen Watch Co., Ltd., powered primarily by light.

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Electric generator

In electricity generation, a generator is a device that converts motive power (mechanical energy) into electrical power for use in an external circuit.

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ETA SA Manufacture Horlogère Suisse (ETA SA Swiss Watch Manufacturer) designs and manufactures quartz watches and both hand-wound and automatic-winding mechanical ébauches and movements.

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Flyback chronograph

A flyback chronograph is a complication watch, in which you can use the reset function without the need to first stop the chronograph.

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Fortis (Swiss watchmaker)

Fortis is a watchmaker based in Grenchen, Switzerland was founded by Walter Vogt in 1912.

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Franck Muller

Franck Muller (born July 1958) is a Swiss watchmaker and the company of the same name.

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Hermès International S.A., or simply Hermès is a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturer established in 1837.

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Jewel bearing

A jewel bearing is a plain bearing in which a metal spindle turns in a jewel-lined pivot hole.

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Longines, is a Swiss luxury watchmaker based in Saint-Imier, Switzerland.

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Mido (watch)

Mido SA is a Swiss watchmaking company founded in 1918.

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Movement (clockwork)

In horology, a movement, also known as a caliber, is the mechanism of a clock or watch, as opposed to the case, which encloses and protects the movement, and the face, which displays the time.

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Omega SA

Omega SA is a Swiss luxury watchmaker based in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.

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Omega Seamaster Omegamatic

The Omega Seamaster 200 Omegamatic is a midsize automatic quartz watch that Omega produced from 1997 until 2000.

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A pendulum is a weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely.

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Piezoelectricity is the electric charge that accumulates in certain solid materials (such as crystals, certain ceramics, and biological matter such as bone, DNA and various proteins) in response to applied mechanical stress.

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A pinion is a round gear—usually to the smaller of two meshed gears—used in several applications, including drivetrain and rack and pinion systems.

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Rado (watchmaker)

Rado is a Swiss luxury watchmaking company, with headquarters in Lengnau, Switzerland.

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Revolutions per minute

Revolutions per minute (abbreviated rpm, RPM, rev/min, r/min) is the number of turns in one minute.

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(), commonly known as Seiko, is a Japanese holding company that has subsidiaries which manufactures and sells watches, clocks, electronic devices, semiconductors, jewelries, and optical products.

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Seiko Epson

(Epson being an abbreviation for "Son of Electronic Printer"), or simply Epson, is a Japanese electronics company and one of the world's largest manufacturers of computer printers, and information and imaging related equipment.

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Spring Drive

The Spring Drive is a watch movement that was developed by Seiko Epson through collaboration with Seiko Instruments and Seiko Holdings.

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Swatch (stylized as swatch) is a Swiss watchmaker founded in 1983 by Nicolas Hayek and a subsidiary of The Swatch Group.

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Tissot is a Swiss luxury watchmaker.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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A watch is a timepiece intended to be carried or worn by a person.

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Wenger is one of two companies that have manufactured Swiss Army knives.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Automatic_quartz

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