Watch Mechanicals Up; Quartz and Digital Down

According to the Japan Clock & Watch Association, the production of mechanical watches has grown steadily in recent years--even while total production of watches has decreased. From 2003 to 2007, mechanical watch production grew by 29 percent, while quartz watches dropped 10 percent and digital timepieces declined by 27 percent. Still, mechanical watches only make up 2 percent of overall watch production.

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