A watch can be damaged by many things. That includes dirt, dust, moisture, and shocks, Extreme temperatures and outside UV radiation. Watchmakers develop engineering and technological solutions to make watches more resilient and reliable. Nowadays, technology and research has opened up production of watches that are sealed better and more shock resistant and even more resilient than previously.
However the individual user is still in charge of caring for the watch they love at the end of the day. Fine mechanical watches will work well for longer if treated and cared for. Watches are inherently intricate mechanisms, usually involving 200 to 400 tiny movement parts. Care and maintenance are the key to longevity.
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