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The History of Watches

One of the most popular gadgets every created was the watch. This is something that most of us own, and people have been wearing this type of chronograph for hundreds of years. The history of watches is an interesting one and it covers much of human history. The First Watch Although the first watch wasn’t actually created until the sixteenth century the roots of this device begin way before this. In fact the history of watches goes all the way back to 2000BC when the Chinese and Egyptians first created devices to measure time. After this came clocks and these became more complex over the centuries until the fourteenth century when the first mechanical devices were created. The most important year in the history of what we now refer to as watches was probably 1504. This is when a German called Peter Henlein created the very first pocket watch; although there are some who dispute this claim. Henlein’s watch could run for 4...

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