Wrist pocket watches Hermes

Wrist pocket watches Hermes

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This photograph was taken in 1912. The girl with the clock on the hand is called Jacqueline. Such was the early hours by her father – the founder of the fashion house Hermes.

One hundred years ago pockets just started to appear in the women’s locker room, and they are mostly sewn on clothing. Therefore daughter Thierry Hermes simply do not have anything to wear a pocket watch.

But the situation, as they say, obliged – and then my father came up with an innovative design “porte-oignon”, holder for a pocket watch.

Naturally, in the technology of the invention lay fixing horse harnesses and saddles. Not only is this case securely in the clock on your wrist – it also provided them optimum protection.

A century later, this combination of creativity and functionality was revised staff house Hermes. This is how modern mechanical automatic watch “In The Pocket”, which can be easily converted from a pocket in the wrist and back.

Case and buckle made of rare and precious metals – palladium. Without case diameter is 40 mm, with case – 49mm. Grained silver dial, protected by anti-reflective sapphire crystal, made in the classic style.

Small second single taken out counter at around “3:00.”

Narrow Arabic numerals and hands complete image.

Inside is a patented caliber H1837 (range – 50 hours). The mechanism of classical decorated with engraving and letters H (the symbol of the fashion house).

Pouch, strap and cord are made by hand from a particular skin color Barenia ebony, which eventually will be covered with noble patina.

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