Pocket Watch To Wrist Watch

Each of us knows time keeping began using the Egyptians around 1500 B.C. There was plenty of innovation and creation between 1524 and that time when one among the very first watches was devised in Italy. Rolex Replica Watches history which I believed was intriguing’s bit was how it evolved to the timepiece we use now from a pocket watch.


Clock technology became not large enough to be found in pocket watches. They were clunky and large until the 17th century. The wealthy upper class commonly wore Pocket watches. The technology developed smaller and girls began wearing wrist watches. Wristlets or the women’s wristwatches were considered rather female and any man’s man wouldn’t were a wristlet.

This changed (1899 – 1902). Just a little trivia fact here this Boer war was really these colonies and the second Boer war created the Union of South Africa. Despite the fact that the British had better gear and were trained exact time was needed by them to outside maneuver the Boers that were entrenched. A few of the troops started strapping pocket Hublot replica watch with leather straps with their wrists. This enabled without interfering with battle them to record time.

The thought started in the Boer war but caught on in World War I. Watches were made with metal guards that shielded the watch face and let the wearer to tell time.