Watch Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

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Watch Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

Post by koimaster » August 28th 2019, 11:59am

The wonderful world of watches and clocks is often a fascinating one, and aside from beautiful timepieces with loads of cool features, there are lots of things that you probably didn’t know about the history and inner-workings of timepieces. So, without further ado, here are 4 watch facts that you probably didn’t know:


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Re: Watch Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

Post by Racer-X » August 28th 2019, 1:29pm

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Klaus Peter Mager, a spokesman for Swatch, said his 25-year-old company, based in Biel, Switzerland, has always photographed watches primarily at 10:10, because “they’re smiling instead of a sad man’s face.”
Linda Kaplan Thaler, chief executive of the Kaplan Thaler Group, a New York advertising agency, learned about the 10:10 rule when her firm worked on a campaign for Rolex several years ago, and was drawn to the notion that it was like a smile.

“In advertising we would never expect someone to look at a watch and say, ‘The watch is smiling,’ but it’s just a feeling you get,” said Ms. Kaplan Thaler, co-author, with Robin Koval, of “The Power of Nice,” which features a big smile on its cover. The watch theme, she added, is typical of “subconscious cues that are used in print ads.”
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Re: Watch Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

Post by bedlam » August 28th 2019, 7:19pm

The use of a watch bezel has nothing to do with how much gas you have left, and it certainly has nothing to do with oxygen. Cos you can't breathe oxygen below 6m.
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