From the mid-19th century, it was the timing belt hanging table fitted, worn on the wrist using the start and gradually improve, narrow shape, landscaping styles, develop into watches.
The world’s first watch was manufactured in 1868 by Patek Philippe to Hungary Koscowicz Countess. But this form of watches, is not popular at the time.
In 1904, the French jewelry business businessman Louis Francois Cartier received complaints from pilot friend Ya Botuo Santos Dumont: when an airplane should watch out of your pocket is very difficult, I hope he helped to solve this problem so that the flight can be seen in time. So Cartier came up with a belt and buckle, the watch hands tied approach to solve a friend’s problem. And this tied the hands of the watch, is today’s watch.
1911 Cartier watches formally this form of commercialization, launched the famous Santos watch. Since then, the watch began to spread.
Experienced a century of improvements, in 1967 the first time the Swiss made quartz quartz watch, watches after the manual / automatic winding in the form of development to the display with quartz, electronic and other power time and a mixture of other relatively simple functions such as timing, moon phase, measuring pulse rate; modern watch watch adds more sophisticated features, such as: PDA, MP3, cell phones and other forms. And part of the watch has also become a kind of jewelry, the focus is no longer display the time, but in their design, brand, material (such as precious metals and diamonds) and other features on.
1914 World War I broke out, the importance of the national military realized that the “free hand” watch, this inspired the general public fervent opponent needs to wear watches. 1926, invented the first a self-winding watch, from 1960 onwards, the traditional round table kind of universally liked by the people. Further improvement Switzerland watch, is to timing, calendar, tourbillon pocket watch and automatic clockwork be possessed by miniaturization, and installed in the watch. 1952 in the United States, France and Switzerland each produce an electronic form. 1967, Neuchatel center developed the first electronic watch quartz wrist a table, and in 1970 the Swiss brand names with different start mass production. Since then, new technology began to rapidly develop, different brands of wrist table also began to develop rapidly.