Who Invented the Wrist Watch?

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In 1504, the first portable (but not very accurate) timepiece was invented in Nuremberg, Germany by Peter Henlein. The first reported person to actually wear a watch on the wrist was the French mathematician and philosopher, Blaise Pascal (1623-1662). With a piece of string, he attached his pocket watch to his wrist.
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The wristwatch was invented by Patek Philippe at the end of the 19th century. At the time, it was considered a woman's accessory. It was not until the beginning of the 20th century
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The wrist watch was invented by Patek Phillipe in late 1800s. He was the first inventor
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It was in the nineteenth century that Patek Philippe invented the wrist watch. However, since men carried pocket watches at that time, it was considered something only a woman would wear, in general. You can find more info at: www.lussori.com
The wristwatch was invented by George Teets. Mr. Teets invented the wristwatch in 1884. The wristwatch was invented in the country of Switzerland. It took a few years before the wristwatch became popular.
In 1868, a company named Patek Philippe & Co. invented the wrist watch. Polish watchmaker Antoni Patek made pocket watches in Geneva, and in 1845 joined with French watchmaker Adrien Philippe, the inventor of the keyless winding mechanism. They founded their company in 1851.
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