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Is This The World’s Oldest Watch? A Peter Henlein Mystery From 1505

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Is This The World’s Oldest Watch? A Peter Henlein Mystery From 1505

It’s a story that could have come out of a thriller novel, and it’s about one of the oldest known watches in the world, which has is thought to have been made in 1505 by Peter Henlein. . This is not the famed Nuremberg Egg (Nürnberger Ei) that was previously thought to be Henlein’s first confirmed work. This watch we are talking about here has been dubbed the Pomander Watch (Bisamapfeluhr) and it was confirmed as the oldest known watch at a press conference that took place on December 2nd 2014 in Nuremberg, Germany. The committee included Hermann Grieb (of...

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The Watching On The Cake

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The Watching On The Cake
You know that feeling of being naked, when you accidently leave home without your watch? Looking at your wrist only to realize it’s not their.

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How To Use Your Analogue Watch As a Compas

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How To Use Your Analogue Watch As a Compas

In the unlikely situation that you get lost in the woods or in any situation need a compass, here’s how to find direction using your analogue watch. But first of all, if you ever end up in a situation like this, you might want to consider not wearing an analogue watch! How To Find Direction With Your Analogue Watch If you are lost somewhere in the northern hemisphere, point the hour hand directly towards the sun. Midway between 12 o’clock marker and the hour hand you’ll find south. What about the southern hemisphere? - Same principal, point the 12 o’clock...

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Basics of A Mechanical Watch

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Basics of A Mechanical Watch
Time to go Mechanical? Learn the basic components of a Mechanical Watch and save your casual, sporty digital watch for less formal situations.

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