That’s how old the first record of time is. There wasn't any watch that recorded time but other devices like candle clock, water clock, sundials, hourglass, etc. People use to look at the natural elements to deduce an approximate time of the day. Mechanical clocks emerged later. And the wrist watch that we wear today was invented much later in 16th Century.
2. 25 Chip Circuit
Power capacity of display of the very first digital watch, Hamilton Pulsar P1. It was the first ever digital watch that was made available for the public to buy. Introduced in April of 1972, It was a limited edition model.The watch featured a solid 18 carat case and the crystal was of a solid slab of synthetic ruby It costed $2,200. The most fascinating thing about it at that was the 25 chip circuit display.
3. $55 million
Cost of Graff Diamonds Hallucination, the most expensive timepiece.Made from 110 carats of really rare and really big colored diamonds set into a bracelet of platinum, it is undoubtedly the most valuable watch ever. The rare diamonds include Fancy Vivid Yellow, Fancy Intense Pink, Fancy Intense Blue, Fancy Light Pink, Fancy Light Grey Blue, Fancy Intense Blue, Fancy Green and Fancy Orange. The different diamonds are designed in many different cuts such as heart shape, pear shape, marquise, emerald, radiant, and round.
4. 1 second in 1000 years
Accuracy of The Cesium 133, the first true Atomic wristwatch. Cesium 133 is an isotope of cesium which is used especially in atomic clocks and one of whose atomic transitions is used as a scientific time standard. This watch uses a chip-scale atomic clock (CSAC) to precisely divide a second into exactly 9,192,631,770 vibrations of the cesium 133 atom - in fact this is the scientific definition of a second by the International System of Units (SI).
5. $17.8 million
Price of the most expensive watch ever sold at auction. It was American actor Paul Newman’s Rolex. It was a 1968 Rolex Daytona. It was a gift from his wife, actress Joanne Woodward with an engraved message “Drive carefully. He wore it everyday for 15 years. After 12 minutes of bidding, it was sold to an anonymous bidder on telephone.
6. 10 hours
Testing time of Rolex Oyster in the English Channel. The watch was in icy cold water for 10 hours and the Oyster–first waterproof watch ever–was bone dry from inside. Mercedes Gleitze who swam across the Channel wore the watch around her neck. In her tesitmonial, Gleitze said that the watch proved itself a reliable and accurate timekeeping companion.
Liquid crystal display screen of Seiko’s TV watch, introduced back in 1983. It was first presented to the public in Tokyo in the summer of 1982. The total investment in the development of the watch amounted to some hundred million yen. In the beginning, it was only available in Tokyo and Osaka for 108,000 Yen and later it was sold all over Japan for 98,000 Yen. It was also included in the 1984 Guinnes World Record as the smallest TV set in the world.
The number of movies Hamilton watches have appeared in. Hamilton is the self-proclaimed watch brand of Hollywood. A Hamilton watch first appeared on the screen in ‘Shanghai Express’ starring Marlene Dietrich in the year 1932. The most notable recent appearance has to be in Interstellar. Hamilton developed a unique watch for Jessica Chastain's character Murphy Cooper.