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By April 26, 2022October 14th, 2022All Articles, Glossary - Watchmaking


A finishing technique that scores or ‘brushes’ the surface of a watch’s metal components using specialised tools, so that the surface bears a textured appearance comprising a multitude of close and tiny parallel lines.


Or subsidiary dial. A smaller indicator on the dial of the watch typically used to display auxiliary information such as small seconds, moon phase, and chronograph elapsed time, amongst others.