A set of desktop and pocket watches Breguet sold at Sotheby’s for a record high price – $ 6.8 million Lot Rare experts estimated less than $ 5 million.
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The measurement of time is a challenge, the man has always been investigated. Both scientific experiments and the high-performance sports require the technology from its highest. Chronographs are by no means only measuring instruments. From simple stopwatch, the chronograph has become a fashion object, which can be found in just about every fashion collection.
What is a chronograph?
Literally translated, the word means Chronograph “time writer”. With a chronograph is a clock, in which in addition to the actual movement, a stop mechanism installed. This mechanism is triggered by pressing a button and is on another dial (later there were up to three dials for hour, minute and second) to read. The related feature is the timing.
Characterized in that the separate stopwatch started, stopped, and can be put back, can be measured by time intervals up to one minute.
The special feature is that the mechanics of the stopwatch is running, regardless of the actual clock. Stop device and clock do not interfere.
During the first chronograph only had a crown to start and stop the timing function, which could later come up with two or three crowns, which were then covered with one of the named function.
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Each clock must be set in any way. Usually this is done manually by a wheel, which provides the time mechanically, or digital clock via knobs. It is easier with radio watches.
What are radio wristwatches?
Under radio watches is meant mostly quartz watches whose time is checked regularly and corrected if necessary. Radio receives the clock signal, which sends the time. This is compared with the current time of the clock and then repaired as needed. Not digital radio wristwatches have to built an engine that determines the clock faster than the actual speed, can make to the correct time. Due to advanced technology, the technical part will be very small, so there are radio watches in many colors, shapes and sizes.
History and Development
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Since there is Coordinated Universal Time, in many countries there is an institution that is mandated to determine the current time. In Germany for the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in Braunschweig is responsible. Since 1977, the Institute shines the current time on the DCF77 on a frequency of 77.5 kHz. The time can be in the region received 2000 km around Mainflingen near Frankfurt, where the Institute. Initially, only big watches were able to receive the signal.
How can you measure a boa constrictor? Most likely, the first thing you think of meters or centimeters, however, agree that a boa constrictor can be measured in monkeys and parrots, and even elephants.
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Russian watchmaker Konstantin Chaykin announced a new desktop clock “Shabbat” with the Jewish calendar.
Excellent meters time with a particular religious-themed watches are the most popular brands. By applying the latest technology and years of experience in creating complex watches founder Konstantin Chaykin was able to attract the attention of the audience watch daring technical and design solutions.
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Until recently, the clock used for timing. That all changed when the Ukrainian painter Dmitry Khristenko parted framework convention and used the parts of timing devices in the production of mini-motorcycles. It would seem an impossible project, but that just is not capable of human imagination …
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The company Jaeger-LeCoulture clock is Atmos, designed specifically for Queen Elizabeth II. The company released a watch in honor of the 60th anniversary of the reign of Queen.
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Our Age, commonly known as technology enables us to live the greatest scientific upheavals of the History of Humanity.
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The world of sundials is still very attractive, and as soon as we succeeded in making a model, it is ready to communicate with us: just know how to read, but this is a basic, as we shall see. The following explanations refer to a clock of moderate complexity, such as that shown in the figure: a vertical clock hours of real time with polar style, parallel to the Earth.
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The company Breguet for your time museum has acquired a unique model in 1808, created by order of the heir to the Ottoman Empire. The clock was purchased by Breguet in Beijing auction for 650 000 Swiss francs. It was a record high price for Breguet watches at a young Chinese market.
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