All Wound Up
8 Superb Watch Winders for the Budding Collector
Last Updated December, 2017: This post has been updated with new picks for 2017. Prices and links have also been updated.
You’ve caught the watch-collecting bug, so you’ve gone out and bought a fancy automatic watch. Or two. Or three. Or ten. But an automatic watch will only stay ticking so long as it’s on your wrist. If you don’t want to be shaking your watches and resetting the time every day you rotate to a new one, a good watch winder is in order. And while there’s no shortage of options out there — from cheap single-watch winders under $50 to massive, custom-made vaults costing thousands — finding something that’s high in both quality and value can be a challenge. These are some of the best out there.
Neo Single by Versa $60
Single Winder by Barrington $179
Heritage Double by Wolf $279
Sparta 2 by Orbita $506
Meridian Triple by Wolf $790
Tourbillon 1 by Orbita $995
Grosvenor Rotary Watch Case by Smythson $4,995
Leather Watch Winder Trunk by Rapport London $6,320
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