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Automatic watch horns: understanding their role and how they work

In watchmaking, watch lugs are the parts of the case which allow the bracelet to be attached to the caseband. They are located at the top and bottom of the case and have the shape of lugs. The strap is fixed between the two lugs using a bar called between the lugs. Lug shapes, sizes and lengths may vary depending on watch type and brand. Some watches have straight lugs, others follow the natural curvature of the wrist. The width between the lugs also determines the type of strap compatible with the watch.

The different shapes of horns

The different shapes of lugs on a watch include straight lugs, wrapped lugs, domed lugs, cushion lugs, Explorer lugs, Crab Claw lugs and Teardrop lugs. Each of these shapes has its own unique characteristics, such as straight horns which are the most common, domed horns which have a curved edge, Explorer horns which have a square appearance, and Teardrop horns which are shaped like a teardrop. Some watch brands are also associated with specific lug types, such as the Omega Speedmaster with domed lugs and the Rolex Explorer with Explorer lugs.

The Beaubleu lugs

Beaubleu watches are distinguished by their hollowed-out lugs, unique in their kind. These lugs, located at the top and bottom of the case, allow the strap to be attached to the middle of the watch. Their slightly curved shape naturally follows the curvature of your wrist for optimal comfort. Their elegant and neat design brings a touch of sophistication to the watch.

Automatic watch lugs are a crucial element for securing and protecting the case and bracelets in automatic watches. Their operation and role are important to guarantee the precision, reliability and durability of these watches. In the case of Beaubleu watches it is also a question of signature and design. It is therefore essential to fully understand how they work and their role.