1886

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  • For the first time watches are awarded the Geneva Seal (also called: Geneva hallmark, Poinçon de Genève) by the Geneva test office Bureau Officiel de l'Etat pour le contrôle facultatif of montres de Genève, as a quality seal.
  • The German watch manufacturer Junghans starts the production of pocket watches, but suffers several setbacks at the beginning.