Automatic Watches

Experience the artistry of horology with our exquisite collection of automatic watches, where craftsmanship and precision seamlessly combine.

Automatic Watches

Find the biggest range of automatic watches online and in store at Shiels. 

Automatic watches are precise timekeeping instruments that have a mechanical movement activated by the natural movement of your wrist. Considered as some of the best watches in the world, automatic watches fuse classic design elements with technological advancements.

Floating above time, automatic watches are a statement of taste and quality that blends seamlessly with your active lifestyle. These timepieces have been designed with a vintage look so you can take them out on special occasions or daily wear for a stylish fashion statement. You'll find men's watches, women's watches, and unisex watches in this collection so there is something for everyone. 

You might be looking for the perfect watch to match your needs and personality. If that’s the case, you will enjoy a timeless design and classic finish. Choose from black watches, stainless steel watches, gold watches and more. Maybe you're after something a little more classic? A leather watch is a great place to start. 

With leading brands like Seiko, Citizen, Casio, Pulsar and more, we are sure you'll find a watch to suit your needs. These elegant and stylish timepieces complement any outfit – there’s no better way to revamp your everyday style.

Visit us in store to check them out for yourself or shop online now. Don't forget to shop using our buy now, pay later finance options. We offer Afterpay, Klarna, Zip, humm and Latitude Interest Free. We also offer free shipping on all orders over $69!

How long do automatic watches last?

Automatic watches work by using a mechanism that automatically winds the mainspring when you move your wrist. This means that if you only wear your automatic watch occasionally, it may stop running after several days or weeks of non-use. However, if you wear it daily, an automatic watch will typically last for many years and continue to be accurate until its mainspring runs out of power after which they can only be repaired by a professional watchmaker or a manufacturer service centre.

What does it mean when a watch says automatic?

Automatic means that your watch requires no winding or maintenance – it's powered by its own movement through natural arm movements. Automatic watches are not only more convenient than quartz watches, but they're also less expensive on average.

There are a lot of brands on the market today so choosing the best automatic watch can be difficult. Automatic watches are valued for their simplicity and versatility. They offer intricate functions that can be rarely found in other types of watches like piecewise linear motion or day/date displays, while still keeping a clean and quiet appearance. Here at Shiels, some of our most popular automatic watch brands include Seiko, Citizen and Fossil.

Is an automatic watch better?

An automatic watch is powered by a mechanical movement, which contains neither batteries nor a quartz crystal (the standard used in most watches). It winds by the natural movement of the wearer's wrist so you never have to change or replace a battery. While some may not notice the difference in timekeeping between an automatic watch and a quartz watch, others claim that the accuracy is better and more precise as it adjusts to body heat and daily wear patterns.

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