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history of the self-winding watch, 1770-1931

Alfred Chapuis

history of the self-winding watch, 1770-1931

by Alfred Chapuis

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Published by Rolex Watch Company in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEnglish adaptation by R. Savarè Grandvoinet; English technical adviser, Donald de Carle.
ContributionsJaquet, Eugène., Rolex Watch Company.
The Physical Object
Pagination246p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17864619M

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History of automatic watches started in s with the designs of Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Perrelet. He devised mechanical device which could by his calculation transfer energy created by the movement of user’s body into enough power to power automatic clock for eight days. However, much more publicized design of automated watch came from French inventor .   Lot The History of the Self-Winding Watch by Alfred Chapuis and Eugène Jaquet inscribed by Hans Wilsdorf This book has the most accessible estimate in the sale, but I believe is one of the most incredible lots: a history of the self-winding (a.k.a. “automatic”) watch printed by Rolex and signed by the legendary Hans Wilsdorf.


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The Origins of Self-Winding Watches - Second Edition. By Richard Watkins. pages, ill. Watch made by DuBois & Fils, circa If genuine, the inscription inside the case shows that Abram Louis Perrelet designed the side-weight mechanism.

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The second book about this famous firm by this author. £ Buy Now Learn more. BARRAUD & LUNDS, London BARRAUD & LUNDS. An automatic watch, also known as self-winding watch, is a mechanical watch in which the natural motion of the wearer provides energy to run the watch, making manual winding unnecessary.

It is distinguished from a manual watch in that a manual watch, likewise having no internal battery, must have its main spring wound by hand at regular intervals. The history of the self-winding watch, / Alfred Chapuis, Eugene Jaquet ; English adaptation by R. Savare Grandvoinet ; English technical adviser, Donald de Carl by Alfred; Eugene Jaquet; R.

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Unlike an automatic self-winding watch, when wound, the crown of a manual-wind watch should eventually come to a stop and not allow any further winding.

If your manual-wind watch can be wound “forever”, without ever coming to a stop, this is almost always indicative of. The watch was wound by turning the bezel, which was geared directly to the mainspring barrel; to set the hands a gear, which engaged directly with the cannon pinion, was brought to a small slot in the side of the case so that it could be turned with a finger.

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