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1907

1907

  • Gerhard D. Wempe dares, after he had founded a shop for watches and jewelry in Oldenburg (Germany) in 1894, the jump to the metropolis of Hamburg. There, he opens at 141 Schulterblatt what is now called a 'flagship store'. On the facade a large clock with three dials attracts the passers-by. In only seven years, four more stores are opened in Hamburg.
  • The Elgin Watch Company begins production of wristwatches in America.

1906 | 1908

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