Audemars Piguet Millenary Chronograph Watch At SIHH 2009

Audemars Piguet Millenary Chronograph Watch At SIHH 2009

Did You Hear That Pocket Watches Are Back? Yea, They Are Also Called Phones Feature Articles Did You Hear That Pocket Watches Are Back? Yea, They Are Also Called Phones Feature Articles The move from pocket watch to wrist watch in the early 20th century heralded a big move to the "active" person being able to tell the time. Pocket watches, while classy, sat in your pocket or coat until you could pull them out, open them, and check the time. The advent of the wrist watch gave you the ability to check the time easily at a glance without having to use your hands. Wrist watches are more convenient, and arguably more stylish.

Let's take a closer look at the dimensions and construction of the case. One thing that is hard to tell from just looking at the watch is that it is very thin for its features. At just 11mm thick, this is one of the thinnest "durable" watches around. While I don't mind a thicker watch, it is nice to know that the Two-Timer slides under sleeves with ease. The watch is long and wide, but not to an unreasonable extent. I have pretty small wrists and was always comfortable with its size of 50mm long and 30mm-46mm wide at its widest point. The dial itself is a perfect 40mm wide (with the bezel). Look at the side of the case and you'll notice two notched areas on each side. These are more than decorative and are design to accept the Land or Sea Instruments. These are computerized modules made by Linde Werdelin that are designed to clip onto the top of the watches. See the images for a red colored Land Instrument attached to the dial. The Land Instrument itself deserves another review, which it will receive.

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