giovedì 6 agosto 2015

Museum Collection - The list (8)

The chronological list of the 100 "must-haves" making up The Museum Collection book features this Hy. Moser model at number 8. The excerpt taken from the text points out that its additional functions put it on the same technical level as pocket watches, thus enabling the wristwatch to build up a better reputation among customers. 
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Enter the calendar
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Hy. Moser
1916
Presumably the earliest wristwatch with multiple calendar complications, this model proved that small timepieces wearable on one's arm could be equipped with the same functions as the bigger pocket watches.
Size Diameter 33 mm, thickness 10 mm.   
Case Silver, hinged back cover, snap-on back. 
 

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