Did you know that a watch travels the equivalent of 144810 kilometers in two years, treat it well, and at least once every two to three years get an expert watchmaker to clean and oil it. Remember , fifty different types of machines constructed your watch and 1650 hand operations were involved in putting it together. Skilled watchmakers have devoted their lives to these mechanical marvels, so see that they are looked after only by experienced trade qualified watchmakers.
French watchmakers dominated watch and clock makeing between 1747- 1823 . Abrahan- Louis Breguet invented a tourbillon escapement watch which is one of most effecient time keeping mechinal watches still built today and also a tact watch for the blind.