The history of luxury watchesby HongRong L. ceramicslife
1 . luxury watches (1900--1920)
luxury watches are considered jewelry, they are pocket watches, and women did not have the watches.
2.pocket watch to wrist watch (1904),
Because pilots complained Friends Santos Dumont watch inconvenient, Lu Yika Cartier to design the world's first only watch worn on the wrist - Cartier Santos watch Yasang.
3 .fast-growing luxury watches period (1920 --1940 years)
Switzerland gradually laid the leader's position, to study various techniques: hand-wound mechanical watch more perfect, the smallest watch, when to go up watches, waterproof and dustproof case design (Rolex), calendar, tourbillon, flip the table ......
4. luxury watches boom-bust (1940--1980)
Quartz watch was born, by the Japanese invention, precise and relatively inexpensive travel, Swiss watches (mechanical) boom-bust, electronic quartz watches swept the globe.
5. luxury watches renaissance period (1980--2000)
SWATCH brand (Seiko) has noble lineage while the price is cheap, then another rise of yuppie life style, saved the Swiss watch industry.
6 .luxury watches key moments of history
(1) The world watches the originator (1088 Song)
Chinese Song Dynasty water clock (clock tower to the station), running 36 years after being destroyed by fire Kinbyo invasion
(2) The world's first one luxury watches (1806)
1806 for the discussion was Aifei Josephine favor, Napoleon ordered the same craftsmen like bracelets luxury watches. (actually,it is look like jewelry)
(3) The first one luxury watches the moon
1969, the first one moon watch - Omega Speedmaster Professional Chronograph
(4) The first one quartz digital watches
1969, the world's first quartz watch one - Japan Seiko watches.
Common sense to buy luxury watches
First, the purchase price and quantity
Proposal to buy a lifetime 1~ 2 luxury watches, priced at a monthly income of 4 to 8 times appropriate (annual income of 1/3 to 2/3)
Second, the brand of choice
Learn more about the history of luxury watches behind the story behind watches, watches style and characteristics, based on personal style and hobbies purchase.
Third, business watches to buy
Business watch with mechanical or quartz watch is appropriate (to avoid the cartoon form, electronic form), dial in rectangular, square, circular appropriate (to avoid odd-shaped abnormal), bracelet with gold and silver metal bracelet is appropriate (black leather strap also OK).
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