1959

From Watch Wiki: The Best Watches and Watch Brands
Revision as of 18:31, 26 April 2020 by Stephen Foskett (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
1958    <<    1959    >>    1960

 

  • Hans and Erwin Kurtz develop the pioneering concept DS (Double Security) at Certina, in which the movement is included in a kind of highly robust safe. As a result of this wristwatches with self-winding movements can for the first time resist a free fall from 1.8 to 2.2 meters on hard ground.
  • Mido introduces the revolutionary one-shell-case with the Star Ocean. Hereby the current problems of the case to be waterproof can be eliminated.