self-winding watch


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self-winding watch

[ˈselfˌwaɪndɪŋˈwɒtʃ] Nreloj m de cuerda automática
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Pioneering introductions such as its 1926 Oyster, the first water-resistant watch; the 1931 Oyster Perpetual, the first self-winding watch; and the 1945 Datejust, the first chronometer with an automatic date-changing mechanism were all a prelude to the Swiss watchmaker's mid-century introduction of the 1953 Submariner, the first diving watch, water-resistant to 100 meters.
At 5.15 mm, the futuristic Octo Finissimo is the thinnest self-winding watch ever, not much thicker than a coin.
Abraham-Louis Breguet invented many of the standard components of today's most prestigious watches, earning the title "The Father of Modern Horology." The self-winding watch, the gong spring, the first shock-protection device, and the enameled dial--all were created by Breguet.
For instance Rolex had invented the first self-winding watch in the thirties, which was water resistant at the same time.
Now, would anyone like to buy a beautiful self-winding watch? Would suit energetic conductor (orchestra not bus), cocktail barman, full-time semaphore signaller or serial road rager given to making obscene gestures.
1923: John Harwood patented the self-winding watch in Switzerland.
Among the items stolen was a solid gold Swiss self-winding watch, which had belonged to Mr Pierce's grandfather.
Bert fondly remembered receiving an impressive Buliva self-winding watch from Clark at his retirement dinner.
US -- In the spirit of the self-winding watch, the Compaq computer company is offering a laptop whose batteries can be recharged simply by tapping on the keyboard.
"It's a self-winding watch, so it had stopped...I'm planning to give it back to him inside the airplane to Pusan after his release (on Tuesday)," Park said.