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Welcome to the captivating world of pocket watch, where time is held in a timeless accessory. In this blog post, we will delve into the rich history, intricate styles, and elegant ways to wear a pocket watch.
what is pocket watch
A pocket watch is a portable timepiece designed to be carried in a pocket rather than strapped to the wrist like a wristwatch. Traditionally, pocket watches are attached to a bracelet and worn in a vest pocket. Pocket watches have a hinged cover to protect the face, which is often decorated with intricate patterns or personal engravings.
The mechanism of a pocket watch can be a mechanical watch that requires manual winding or a quartz watch powered by a miniature battery. The face of a pocket watch usually has hour, minute, and sometimes second hand. Some pocket watches are also electronic, with additional functions such as stopwatch and alarm.
OPEN-FACE: An open-face pocket watch has no covering on its face; this is the oldest design of pocket watch and is also known as a railroader’s watch.
When were pocket watches invented
The history of the pocket watch dates back to the 16th century.When Peter Henlein, a locksmith and watchmaker from Nuremberg, Germany, invented the first pocket watch in 1510. Early timepieces were bulky and worn around the neck, but as technology improved, they became smaller and more portable. In addition, The first pocket watches had mechanical movements.
The 17th century saw the advent of the vest pocket watch, popularized mainly by King Charles II. With the advent of the Industrial Revolution, pocket watches became a popular accessory for railroad workers because of their convenience and reliability. Pocket watches remained a popular choice until the early 20th century, when wristwatches replaced them.
As we conclude our journey through the world of pocket watches, it becomes evident that these timepieces are more than just instruments for measuring time. They encapsulate history, elegance, and personal style. Whether you are captivated by the automatic pocket watch or drawn to the sleek designs of modern iterations, pocket watches continue to hold a special place in the hearts of timekeeping enthusiasts. Embrace the timeless allure of pocket watches and let them adorn your life with a touch of sophistication.
As a pocket watch manufacturer, we can offer different types of pocket watches from automatic,quartz to digital pocket watch for customers to choose from. Customers can also customize pocket cases and other watch parts with their own logo.
Frequently Asked Questions
We have professional designer team to assist you to create your own watch brand or design.
And our top-watch designer can ensure only the highest-quality output.
The watch can be delivered by DHL,Fedex and so on .Sea,train and plain are also available.
Yes,we are a professional watch manufacturer about 10 years. The OEM and ODM order are acceptable.
For stainless steel watch,the warranty is about 2 years caused by manufacturing.
For alloy watch,the warranty is 1 year warranty.
Please contact us if you have more special request.
For stainless steel watch,if the case is in stock,the mass production time is about 30~35 days.
If the case is out of the stock,the mass production time is 45~60 days.
For alloy watch,the mass production time is about 40 days.
For Silicone watch,the mass production time is about 40 days.
Customer will need pay for the watch mold if you have a custom design.And the mold belong to the customer.
Watch sample mold can be used for sample and mass production watch making.There is no need to pay for a mass production mold.
You can have your logo on back of case,buckle,dial and crown.
If you have special request,please contact us.
30% deposit and 70% before shipment.
If we have a long-term business cooperation,then more flexible payment terms are acceptable.
We can provide box,manual,and warranty card.
In additional,we also offer watch cloth for the customer to clean the watches.
And the watch tool can be offer to help the customer to adjust the band length.
Some box MOQ without logo can be 50pcs.