Every watch is primarily made up of the case, the setting and/or winding button (crown), dial and hands, and the movement or mechanism.
Even though analogue battery powered watches are using mechanical components and wheels in order to function and display the time, the term “mechanical” is applied to watches whose energy is supplied by a mainspring.
The movement of a simple watch can display hours, minutes and seconds.
The simple mechanical watch is composed by:
On the simple watch, different mechanisms and functions can be added, either to enhance functionality and performance or to indicate further instances of time. In brief they are: