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- Category: Pocket & Fob Watches
- Dial Diameter: 1.85 inch
- Dial Material Type: Alloy
- Bezel Function: Unidirectional
- Bezel Material Type: Alloy
A pocket watch (or pocketwatch) is a watch that is made to be carried in a pocket, as opposed to a wristwatch, which is strapped to the wrist.
The most common type of watch from their development in the 16th century until wristwatches became popular after World War I during which a transitional design, trench watches, were used by the military.
Style Hacks: How to Wear a Pocket Watch
Pocket watches generally have an attached chain to allow them to be secured to a waistcoat, lapel, or belt loop, and to prevent them from being dropped.
Chains were frequently decorated with a silver or enamel pendant, often carrying the arms of some club or society, which by association also became known as a fob. Ostensibly practical gadgets such as a watch winding key, vesta case, or a cigar cutter also appeared on watch chains, although usually in an overly decorated style. Also common are fasteners designed to be put through a buttonhole and worn in a jacket or waistcoat, this sort being frequently associated with and named after train conductors.
By the end of the 15th century, spring-driven clocks appeared in Italy, and in Germany. Peter Henlein, a master locksmith of Nuremberg, was regularly manufacturing pocket watches by 1524.
Thereafter, pocket watch manufacture spread throughout the rest of Europe as the 16th century progressed. Early watches only had an hour hand, the minute hand appearing in the late 17th century.
The first American pocket watches with machine made parts were manufactured by Henry Pitkin with his brother in the later 1830s.
- Brand: WOONUN
- Dial Window Material Type: Glass
- Movement: Mechanical Hand Wind
- Water Resistance Depth: 0m
- Dial Display: Analog
- Feature: Mechanical Pocket Watch
- Case Shape: Round
- Case Thickness: 1.5cm
- Case Diameter: 4.7cm
- necklace length: 37.5cm (hook included)
- Package Included: 1 x Pocket Watch
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