WORLDS VERY FIRST DIGITAL WRIST WATCH…kinda (Oct, 1968)

WORLDS VERY FIRST DIGITAL WRIST WATCH

Swiss Watchmakers breakthrough! Now available after years of development

Flashes time and date directly in numerals

This is new! This is good! Know the time exactly to the second by a quick glance at this strikingly designed Swiss jewelled-movement wrist watch. Flashes hour, minute, and date in large, clear numbers. Gold or silvertone case (specify), tarnishproof stainless steel back, satin-brushed dial. Sweep-second hand, black leather strap. Shock-resistant, unbreakable mainspring.

Have the time of your life for only $24.98 ppd. 10-day money-back guarantee. 1-year warranty. AND SENSATIONALLY LOW PRICED: only $24.98 PPD.

A MANS WORLD
Dept. D-108, Lake Success, N.Y. 11040

3 comments
  1. Boing Boing says: November 1, 20062:00 pm

    Mechanical “LED watch” from 1970…

    From the annals of impractical and magnificent watch design is Amida’s 1970 Digitrend Prism Jump Hour, a mechanical watch that looks like a side-view LED timepiece. Watchismo describes the mechanism: “Make two dials for hour and minutes, print the n…

  2. Marko says: September 4, 20071:06 pm

    “A MAN’S WORLD”: Yes, I feel so manly after looking at this. ;-)

    Fascinating ad, thanks for posting this!

  3. Nert says: May 12, 200911:22 am

    This one is 47 years later than the first one.

    1921 Audemars Piguet creates the first jumping-hour wristwatch driven by calibre HPVM10t

    http://www.hautehorloge…

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