Updated: Jun 8
Which type of watch crown is the best?
Benefits of a screw-type crown:
Greater water resistance capability.
Smaller chance of accidental damage.
Optimal dust protection.
Drawbacks of a screw-type crown:
Replacements are required due to wear to thread.
Water resistance is dependent on the crown being screwed in securely.
Benefits of a regular waterproof crown:
Less likely to require frequent replacement.
Easy to use.
Drawbacks of a regular waterproof crown:
Limited water resistance.
Easily tilted or pulled accidentally.