When Were Watches Invented?


In 1504, the first portable watch was invented in Nuremberg, Germany by Peter Henley.
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Patek Philippe invented the wristwatch in 1868. Pocket watches are even older; they were invented in 1510 by German locksmith Peter Henlein.
It was in the late 1800's by Philippe Matek.
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The first portable timepieces were developed in the 1500's in Europe, and many give credit to Peter Henlein of Nürnberg for inventing the first portable watches, though this is disputed.
Watches, or something close to watches, were invented some time in the 1400s. This was due to the invention of the mainspring, which made portable time keeping pieces possible.
Watches were invented in the 1500s when clocks became small enough to become portable. The invention of the clock spring changed the size of clocks enough to make them portable. Wristwatches did not come about until the late 1800s when they were called wristlets and marketed toward women.
The first time keeping piece was invented back when they figured out how to measure time by the suns shadow or movement, then they invented the water clock in 140 B.C.
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