I thought that this simple timeline chronology that briefly discusses the history of watches was interesting and worth sharing. The file was too large to insert as one long image, so I had to cut it up. Click on the images to get larger ones in the photo gallery. Enjoy and thank you to SwissTimeMachine.co.uk for the graphic.
The name of Alberto Santos Dumont is correct in the first line, but it was written AlVerto in line 10.
@Hacker4748 Right, but since it isn't our graphic we can't fix it.
This is a great introduction to the history of wrist watches. Wonderfully easy reading and nicely illustrated.
We still are not sure if Perrelet is the "true" inventor of the self winding movement. There is a big controversy started more almost 20 years ago by Joseph Flores who has found document attesting that Sarton invented the self winding movement