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28Nov

John Harwood Inventor of Self Winding (Automatic) Wrist Watches

The idea of automatic winding dates back to the 1770's when it was first tried out by Swiss watchmaker Abram-Louis Perrelet (1729-1826), but it was first applied to wristwatches by John Harwood (1893-1964) in 1922. Harwood, a watchmaker of Bolton, Lancashire, had for some years, before taking out his patent of 1924,

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16Jul

150th Anniversary Year

1864 - 2014 150th Anniversary Year 150 years of sales, repairs & restoration of clocks, watches, barometers, barographs, silverware & jewellery With skilled craftsmen and unrivalled resources we are able to repair almost anything. Rolex, Jaeger, Omega, IWC, Patek, Breitling, Tag Heuer, Vintage, Pocket, etc Most

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