I will never wear a quartz watch. I had a friend of my mother's who was a Swiss master watchmaker. He taught me the beauty of mechanical movements. There are some high cost quartz watches, but they in the long run do not retain the value of a quartz watch. To me, a good mechanical watch displays the soul of its maker while a quartz is souless creation.
ADDendum: If you do like quartz watches, make sure that it does not look like it came from a cracker jacks box. I have seen quartz watchs with beautiful design. As I said, I prefer mechanical to quartz. It's like the Ford vs Chevy debate. SW vs Colt(for those of you involved in the shooting sports), or what whisky (whiskey) you enjoy. Without variance, we would still be trying to create the first campfire.
Edited by swblueblood - 8/5/12 at 3:24pm