April 17, 2015
The new exhibit "On the Clock: Changing the Industrialized World" opens at the National Watch and Clock Museum on Friday, April 24 with an opening event on April 23rd. Time recorders from Edward J. Watkins and pieces from the Museum’s collection will highlight the important advancements in labor in the United States. The exhibit is sponsored by the E.G. Watkins Family Foundation.
This week’s webinar is “The Beginning of the Hermetic Wristwatch.” This program will cover the history of ‘hermetically’ sealed watches from 1891 to circa 1950s, including photos and ads from those periods. Our presenter, volunteer wristwatch curator Adam Harris, will also show some amazing photos of early wristwatches being worn in different walks of life and occupations. The webinar is Sunday, April 19th at 7 pm EDT. (if you cannot attend live, but would like to be notified when the recording is available, please register as well). Register for this FREE webinar at the following...