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varuzza
varuzza

The name of Alberto Santos Dumont is correct in the first line, but it was written AlVerto in line 10.


Hacker4748
Hacker4748

Very nice post, save for the typos :-/

WatchingHorology
WatchingHorology

This is a great introduction to the history of wrist watches. Wonderfully easy reading and nicely illustrated.

IndWatchmakers
IndWatchmakers

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

 stephenk
stephenk

looks good but is too small to read - need bigger high res images

SuperStrapper
SuperStrapper

It took 20 years for the minute hand to travel from Britan to France? Yeesh.

 stephenk
stephenk

thanks Ariel/Admin - can read easily now

admin
admin

Click on the pictures to get larger ones.

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