The case is the main protection of the watch. It customizes each watch model.
The case is composed of the caseband , the main part (central part) of the case, containing the movement / dial / needle assembly , to which are fixed:
- The tube and crown assembly allowing the reassembly and setting to the time;
- The bezel (if any);
- Ice or watch glass;
- the bottom ;
- Sealing gaskets;
- The horns or, as the case may be, the handles: to which are fixed on both sides of the case the two parts of the bracelet, by bars or a rod
- The circle and the flanges, to which is fixed the movement and dial assembly.