We want our watches to work better, but more than that, we want them to work better unobtrusively.
That's tricky, but it's a worthwhile goal.
Every watch we've seen uses 2 metal posts (-'dial-feet') to attach the dial to the movement.
That's fine most of the time, but really severe impacts shear them off, which lets the dial rub on the hour wheel, which stops the watch, meaning a trip to your watchmaker to get a new dial.
Sometimes, though, only one dial-foot shears, and that's much more treacherous, as the dial will only movesometimes, and only slow your watch down sometimes, rather than...Read More