Find the Time to Get Yourself a Proper Watch Winder

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A good quality watch should not follow you everywhere you go. The beach, the mountains, your favorite dive bar — there are just some places where a flashy watch is out of place. If you have various wrist pieces for different occasions, your favorite mechanical watch likely sees some bench time while you’re out and active. To keep your watch up to date — and time — consider using a watch winder to keep your watch wound up, ready, and running properly.

To help you find the right tool for your time piece, we’ve put together this list of the best watch winders.

1. Best Budget Watch Winder: Versa Single Watch Winder

Generally, we recommend paying a few extra bucks for high-quality products. However, we realize that some men don’t want to pay as much for their watch winder as they did for their watch. For under 40 bucks, you’ll get a watch winder with four settings for turns per day (TPD), three settings for spin direction, and a year long warranty. This baseline package will get the job done.

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Takeaway details:

  • Price $39.95
  • Four settings for TPD: 350-650-850-1050
  • Three settings for spin direction: Clockwise, counter clockwise, and bi-directional
  • Runs on AC power
  • One-year warranty

2. Best Quality Watch Winder: Wolf Viceroy Single Watch Winder with Storage

The Viceroy by Wolf blends functionality and elegance together seamlessly. If you value quality and style, just as you do in your choice of watch, consider this winder. The winding apparatus is encased in a textured, faux-leather box with a locking glass cover. Behind the glass cover are easy to control knobs and an LCD display, which allow you to program TPD and spin direction settings. In regards to functionality, this watch winder is designed to accommodate all watches  — including larger and heavier timepieces — with its secure fit technology. Designed with multiple charging options and a three piece watch storage compartment, Wolf presents a well rounded product that won’t waste your time.

Takeaway details:

  • Price $285
  • Multiple TPD settings between 300 and 1200
  • Three settings for spin direction: Clockwise, counter clockwise, and bi-directional
  • Option to run on AC power — universal adapter included — or battery power
  • Two-year warranty

3. Best Modern Watch Winder: Barrington Single Watch Winder

Barrington’s watch winder is the modern man’s choice when it comes to style. With a sleek, simple design and seven colors to choose from, this watch winder is a solid addition to any bedroom. The apparatus is powered by an ultra quiet Japanese motor with an adjustable holder to fit watches of all sizes. If you have multiple watches to wind, Barrington watch winders can be connected via connecting cables to run them all from one power source.

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Takeaway details:

  • Price $160
  • Five settings for TPD: 650-750-850-1,000-1,950
  • Three settings for spin direction: Clockwise, counter clockwise, and bi-directional
  • Option to run on AC power or battery power
  • One-year warranty

4. Best Multiple Watch Winder: Wolf Roadster Double Watch Winder

Just like with their single watch winder, Wolf provides a superior product with their Roadster Double Watch Winder. Think the Viceroy x 2 with an Ebony Makassar wood veneer faceplate and a removable travel case for one watch plus accessories. You can program different settings for each watch, taking care of your watch winding needs while adding an impressive piece to accent your dresser.

Takeaway details:

  • Price $601.38 for two winding modules
  • Multiple TPD settings between 300 and 1200
  • Three settings for spin direction: Clockwise, counter clockwise, and bi-directional
  • Option to run on AC power — universal adapter included — or battery power
  • Two-year warranty

5. Safest Watch Winder: Maximum Security Sapphire Watch Safe

Literally, a safe for your watch winding needs. If your time piece is worth more than time itself, this might be the right choice for you. The safe is fully customize-able with options for as few as 3 and as many as 12 watch winders along with drawers and different locking systems. If you have to ask how much this costs, than you can’t afford this… For the rest of us, let’s start back at the beginning of this list.

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Takeaway details:

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  • World renowned Orbita watch winders!